Since 1917, the Valley Shore Y has served families on the Shoreline in countless ways, including swim lessons, camp, teen nights, adult fitness, childcare, cancer survivor programs, a community garden and so much more.

Included with Valley Shore YMCA Membership:

  • A Welcoming and Family Friendly Environment
  • Over 80 FREE Adult Fitness Classes
  • A 25 Yard, Heated Indoor Pool
  • Basketball Gymnasium
  • Racquetball Court
  • Dry Sauna
  • Pickleball
  • Member Clubs and Organizations
  • Free Child Watch
  • Free Wellness Orientation With a Personal Trainer
  • Group Cycling Classes
  • Nationwide Membership enables Y members to visit any participating YMCA in the United States
  • Facility memberships only
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Step 1: Choose your membership level


Starting at $24/mo


Starting at $25/mo

Young Adult

Starting at $36/mo


Starting at $67/mo

Senior Adult

Starting at $50/mo


Starting at $100/mo


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Step 2: Choose your primary location

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  • Include both lower and upper case characters.
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A newspaper clipping from 1975, showing the main support beams for the roof of the Valley-Shore YMCA in Westbrook being installed.

Over 100 Years of Heritage

For over 100 years, the Valley-Shore YMCA has had a positive impact on the lives of those who live and work on the shoreline and in the Connecticut River Valley area, by promoting programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body. You can join anywhere, but you belong at the YMCA.

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Financial Assistance

The YMCA welcomes all who wish to participate and believes that no one should be denied access to the Y based on their ability to pay. Through the Annual Campaign, the Valley Shore YMCA provides assistance based on individual needs and circumstances. Every YMCA member receives the same membership benefits, regardless of whether or not they receive financial assistance.

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Frequently Asked Questions

View out membership guide here.
If you are not attending the facility as much as you would like, please consider taking advantage of your wellness orientation to get re-energized! We want you to stay!

If you are moving or no longer enjoy the YMCA and need to cancel your membership, please stop by the YMCA Welcome Center or fill out the form on our website. We will contact you to verify your membership has been canceled. Membership cancellation requires written notification by the 20th of the month in order to cancel your membership for the upcoming month.

If you are having trouble with a YMCA membership due to financial circumstances, please take a minute to call or visit our YMCA Welcome Center and speak with a staff member about Financial Assistance. Through the generosity of donors, we are able to provide programs and services to those who may not otherwise be able to participate. The YMCA helps hundreds of people each year with membership scholarships. Talk with the Welcome Center for an application or download the application from our website. All YMCA members receive the same membership benefits, regardless of assistance, and financial information is kept confidential.

The YMCA does not require an annual contract and members may terminate their monthly membership draft by following simple written termination procedures listed in cancellation section. The YMCA does not provide refunds on membership fees, join fees, gift certificates, or open merchandise for resale. If you believe there has been an error on your account please notify us within 90 days. We hope there will be no errors made on our part, but we will certainly correct errors with timely notification. The YMCA will provide refunds if a program is canceled due to low enrollment. System credits may be granted toward future YMCA programs if a member cancels a program prior to the start of a session. System credits will expire after 12 months and are not redeemable for cash. No refunds or system credits will be issued after the start of a session, unless it’s due to medical reason and with a written verification of injury or illness by a physician.

We are excited that you will be joining us for a day at the Y! Your first day make sure you bring a government issued form of ID for all individuals 18 or older to complete your background check for your first visit. To best plan your visit we encourage you to view our member handbook as it shared helpful tips and guidelines to make your visit an exceptional experience.

We are proud to offer flexible membership options for every person and family designed to help you live your safest and healthiest life. We offer a wide variety of membership options for youths, teens, young adults, families, adults and seniors. Membership plans can be customized utilizing add-ons to enable everyone to be able to find a membership type that is applicable to their household.

No – you are not signing a contract when you sign up as a member. While we would hate to see you go, you can cancel your membership at any time before the 20th of the month prior to the next draft date. We also will happily waive the join fee if you return anytime within 6 months from termination for any account in good standing.
Serving the community is a large part of who we are. If cost is a barrier for you and/or your family, please speak to one of our membership representatives in the center about options available. You can also apply online by clicking here.
If cost is a barrier to you, please contact one of our membership representatives about options available. Beyond financial assistance, we also have partnerships with Renew Active, and Silver & Fit programs at the Y. Please check with your health insurance provider for eligibility.
Full facility YMCA members also enjoy nationwide access when traveling with any partnered YMCA locations in the United States.
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