Join the Y. Support Your Community.

When you join the Skagit Valley Family YMCA, you’re not just joining a “swim ‘n gym” – you’re joining a community that supports positive community change within the Skagit Valley community. We’re a non-profit that focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

When you join the Y, your membership fees support more than just keeping the lights on or paying the bills. Here are some of the programs membership dues make a direct impact on:

Beyond our gym and aquatics center, the Y also provides quality childcare programs, summer camp, and support for teens in Skagit County. 

Read on to learn more about membership perks, our most common FAQs, and how you can stay informed on what’s happening at the Y.

Y for All

Our goal is to make Y programs as affordable as possible; we offer income-based pricing on memberships, childcare, and on youth programming.

Y Membership Includes:

All Fitness Classes Included

All group fitness classes are included in your YMCA membership. We require reservations for our fitness classes, which are offered in-person at our Hoag Road facility. Visit our Fitness Class Schedule page to sign up for a class!
Fitness Class Schedule

Discounts & Priority Registration

Get discounts on swimming lessons, camps, youth sports, and more with a membership. Members also get early registration access to our most popular programs.
See what programs we offer

Child Supervision while you work out

All household memberships include access to Y Kids' @ Hoag, our unlicensed childwatch service. Bring your children in for active and engaging fun with our highly-trained staff while you take a class, swim laps or use the facility.
Learn more about Y Kids' @ Hoag

Nationwide YMCA Access

Your membership gives you access to YMCAs across the country.
Learn more about Nationwide Membership

Full List of Membership Benefits:

  • Access to our state-of-the-art Hoag Road facility (Aquatic Center, Wellness Center, Track, and Gymnasium) 
  • Health and wellness opportunities (Fitness Classes, Wellness 101, personal training (extra fee)
  • Y Kids’ @ Hoag (supervised care for your kids while you use the facility – FREE for family memberships, $15/kid/session for all other memberships)
  • Early-bird registration for popular youth programs (ex. swim lessons, camp, youth sports) 
  • Discounted rates for popular youth programs (ex. swim lessons, camp, youth sports) 
  • Discounted fees at our licensed Y Childcare sites 
  • Nationwide YMCA access. Click here for additional details.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • All new members/visitors are required to show a hard copy of their ID to be entered into our system. Have a physical ID handy when you first arrive.
  • Make sure to bring your own towels. Our facility does not have laundry facilities and as such we do not provide towels.  
  • Please shower before using the pools. The pool deck and locker rooms can get slippery when wet. Please walk carefully and consider wearing flip flops or water shoes.  
  • No cell phone use of any kind is allowed in the locker rooms or in the hot tub. Please remain clothed in the common spaces of the universal/gender neutral locker room.  
  • Gym shoes only in the gym. It is best to have separate indoor shoes to protect our floors.  
  • Please wipe down the equipment in the Wellness Center with the cleaning supplies provided and keep the space clean by throwing away your cleaning wipe.

Yes! In addition to $0 Joiner promos that we run 2-3 times per year, we also have the following discounts:

  • Educator/School District Employee discount ($0 Joiner, 20% off membership fees, 20% off select program fees)
    • Open to any school district employee or educator that actively uses the Skagit Y
  • First Responder discount ($0 Joiner, 10% off membership fees)
    • Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, Police Officers, Firefighters, Search and Rescuers
  • Military and Veteran discount ($0 Joiner, 10% off membership fees)
    • Available for both active and retired service members
  • Skagit County Employee discount ($0 Joiner, 10% off membership fees)
  • Annual Discount ($0 Joiner, 10% off membership fees)
    • Take 10% off the fee if paying for your membership annually.
    • Nonrefundable
  • Semi-Annual Discount ($0 Joiner, 5% off membership fees)
    • Take 5% off the fee if paying for your membership semi-annually.
    • Nonrefundable

If you qualify for one of the above discounts, please bring in proof of employment/status to the Welcome Center.

Please call your Insurance provider to see if you have the following benefits as part of your insurance: Renew Active, Active & Fit, Silver & Fit, or FitOn. If you do have one of these three benefits, please bring your Fitness ID # to the Welcome Center with your Photo ID.

Use of parts of the building is dependent on the age of your child(ren). Check out our Youth Guidelines to see what our age limits are for each space by visiting our Membership Handbook page.

Sundays (excluding certain holidays) are reserved for all paying members (including insurance memberships), as well as visiting members from other YMCAs and those on the one-week Try the Y promo. If a member would like to bring a friend or family member (18+) using their guest pass, they may do so, but the community at large will need to visit the Y on a different day of the week. Sundays are our day for celebrating our members!

  • Monday – Friday:
    • 5:00 am – 10:00 pm  
  • Saturday:
    • 7:00 am – 4:00 pm  
  • Sunday:
    • 12:00 pm – 4:00pm (members only, no drop-ins)

We are closed on the following days/holidays in 2024:

  • March 31
  • May 26-27
  • July 4
  • September 2
  • November 28-29
  • December 25
  • January 1

A youth may stay on a Family Membership as a dependent through the end of their 18th year. A youth is considered a dependent if they are:

  • A biological, adopted, or foster child
  • A sibling, niece/nephew, or grandchild that resides at the same residence as you for more than half the year

Once youth turn 19, they will need to transition into either a Teen Membership or be added to the Family Membership as another adult.

We encourage all members of the community to come and use our spaces! Our drop-in fees are as follows: 

  • Under 5 Years Old: Free (with paying adult 18-years-old or older)
  • Youth (ages 6-12): $5
  • Teen (ages 13-19): $10
  • Adult (ages 20-64): $20
  • Senior (ages 65+): $15
  • Family: $40

Please bring a hard copy of ID (ex. Driver’s License) with you.

For international visitors (including Canadians), please bring American currency to pay for your drop-in fee.

As a perk of membership, each active membership unit receives 3 guest passes per year that can be used to bring in non-YMCA friends and family members ages 18+.

For the most up-to-date pool schedule, please visit our Aquatics/Safety page.

Pool hours will differ from facility hours and are subject to change.  

We are not renting the facility out at this time.

Membership Handbook

Our Membership Handbook includes information for members and drop-ins alike, including membership essentials, our YMCA policies, facility rules, Youth Guidelines, and Aquatics Center guidelines. 

Can’t find an answer to your question? Connect with our Welcome Center team by emailing [email protected], calling 360-336-9622, or stopping by in person.

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