Membership Policies


During your first month as a member, if you are not satisfied for any reason, you may cancel and receive a 100% refund of all fees paid. Annual memberships can be canceled at any time, with a pro-rated refund issued for the unused portion; monthly memberships require 30 days notice.

Member/Guest/Participant Behavior Standards

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment for all and we ask all persons to act maturely, behave responsibly, and to respect the rights and dignity of others at all times when in our facilities, on our property or participating in our programs or events. 

This Code of Conduct outlines prohibited actions. This list is not all-inclusive, and the YMCA reserves the right to deny, suspend or revoke membership/access privileges to any person if, in the YMCA’s sole discretion, the actions/inactions of a person are detrimental to the health, safety, or enjoyment of its employees, volunteers, members, or participants.


Member Right to Immediate Termination: You may cancel your membership without penalty or further obligation during the first thirty (30) days of your membership by submitting in writing your notice of termination. Memberships may be terminated in person, by fax or email. All membership fees paid to the YMCA, including joining fees, will be refunded to you.

Credit Card/Bank Draft Agreement

  1. Credit Card/Bank Draft is a continuous membership plan. Your membership will remain active until you submit a written termination notice.
  2. If you wish to terminate or change your membership in any way, you must give the YMCA a thirty (30) day written notice in advance of the your next draft in order to guarantee termination/change will take effect prior to that draft.3.
  3. The YMCA may, at its discretion, adjust the monthly rate it charges for my membership. You will receive at least 30 days notice prior to any change.
  4. Should any preauthorized credit or bank draft not be honored by the issuer when received by them, the YMCA will automatically resubmit that draft for payment within ninety (90) days and add to it a $25.00 service charge. The YMCA service charge is in addition to any service fee your bank may charge.

  5. After two (2) unpaid drafts/months, the YMCA will immediately terminate your membership until all payments are up to date.

Other Membership Policies

  1. With approval from the Executive Director, your membership may be placed on hold for (3) months per 12 month period at no charge for reasons of medical injury or illness or extended travel. You must give thirty (30) days written notice prior to the month(s) you wish to have your membership held.
  2. Membership Cards are not transferable to anyone else and remain the property of the YMCA and must be surrendered upon termination of your membership.
  3. There may be a fee assessed for replacement membership cards.
  4. A Joiner Fee will be reassessed to memberships that have lapsed for more than sixty (60) days

Photo Release

The Y photographs and videotapes various activities for promotional use. Please let the photographer/videographer know if you do not wish to be included in pictures. 

Your YMCA Photo Release is as follows and stated is stated on all Membership Information Forms: I hereby irrevocably release, consent and allow the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to use my/our photographs/likeness, as it pertains to my/our participation with the YMCA, in any manner for promotional efforts without expectation of any reimbursement in connection with its use.

By my signature on the waiver and of my free will, I do hereby agree to indemnify and save harmless the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas from any and all claims or demands, costs or expenses arising out of any injuries, damages or other losses, whether personal or property, sustained by me or any party to whom I am responsible. By my signature I acknowledge that I have been given information to read with regards to other YMCA policies. I have read and understand the policies on the reverse side.

Joiner Fee

A joiner fee is a one-time fee paid when you purchase your membership. 

Current members are exempt from this fee if the membership is renewed within 60 days of the cancellation date.

Age Policy

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/adult (age 18 & up) on site at all times, unless the child is in an organized program. 

Youth ages 10-14 must meet with a Wellness Coach and complete the Youth Fitness Test in order to earn specific fitness floor privileges. Privileges may include cardio machine and machine weights based on height and maturity during non-peak facility hours and weekends. May workout with a buddy age 15 or older after completing the Youth Fitness Test.

Youth ages 13 and older may participate in group exercise classes after completing a Youth Fitness Orientation with a Wellness Coach.

Bringing A Guest

The YMCA welcomes guests of our members. All guests must present a photo I.D. to enter the facility, and pay the day pass fee.

Day pass fees vary by branch.

Child Abuse Prevention Information

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas wants all children and teens to be safe. Unfortunately, child abuse does exist, including physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect.  We take proactive steps in the prevention of child abuse including thorough staff/volunteer screening, child abuse prevention training and staff/volunteer rules aimed at protecting children from abuse. 

Privacy Policy

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