membership

Save 50% off any membership: One membership. All the benefits. 

At the YMCA, get ready to say hello to a brand new year! We’re here for your new possibilities, igniting new passions, and making new memories together. Join your new active and supportive community today and you will gain access to everything you need to reach your health and fitness goals including drop-in fitness classes, great weight floor amenities, court sports like basketball and badminton, lane swimming and much more — all included with your membership! Join the YMCA and get your first month at a special introductory price.  *Note One-time joiner fee will be applied

  •     No locked-in contracts
  •       A free fitness consultation 
  •       Free swim lessons for all ages
  •       Unlimited drop-in group fitness classes including yoga, bootcamp, cycling and more
  •       Unlimited drop-in pool activities including Aquafit and lane swimming 
  •       Member discounts on registered programs and personal training
  •       Free child minding services 
  •       Free membership hold options 
  •       Access to Canadian YMCA membership centres

For Individuals

Focus on your fitness, not on your membership details. And, bring your littles with you to the YMCA and their programs are FREE. Yes, now it’s even easier to fit in your fitness because memberships for kids 0-4 are included with an adult membership.

Plus memberships also available, including adult only change room, towel service, steam room and sauna. Plus is additional $16.80 biweekly.

$28.00 biweekly – One-time joiner Fee

  • *JANUARY OFFER!  $28.00 ONLY for the first month SAVE 50%. $28 biweekly after 30 days
  • Plus is $44.80 ONLY for the first month. $44.80 biweekly after the first 30 days

For Families

You might not be able to choose who you sit with at the dinner table, but with our family memberships, you choose who’s in your family. Family memberships include up to two adults and all dependents under the age of 18 or in school.

With swim lessons included and special rates for day camps, it’s the perfect place to bring the entire family. Especially when it’s 20 below.

Plus memberships also available, including adult only change room, towel service, steam room and sauna. Plus is additional $16.80 biweekly (each)

$60.00 biweekly – One time joiner fee

  • *JANUARY OFFER!$60 ONLY for the first month SAVE 50%. $60 biweekly after 30 days
  • 1 Plus is $76.80 ONLY for the first month ($76.80 biweekly after the first 30 days)
  • 2 Plus is $93.60 ONLY for the first month ($93.60 biweekly after the first 30 days)

For Partners

You have that special person you lean on for everything – your friend or neighbour, or maybe a grandparent, aunt or uncle. Why not work out together too? Your workout partner is your business. Making it affordable is ours.

Our partner memberships are available to anyone 18+ and your definition of partner – friend, coworker, life partner, or family member.

Plus memberships also available, including adult only change room, towel service, steam room and sauna. Plus is additional $16.80 biweekly (each)

$48.00 biweekly – One time joiner fee

  • *JANUARY OFFER! $48 ONLY for the first month SAVE 50%. ($48 biweekly after 30 days)
  • 1 Plus is $64.80 ONLY for the first month ($64.80 biweekly after the first 30 days)
  • 2 Plus is $81.60 ONLY for the first month ($81.60 biweekly after the first 30 days)

For Youth/Students

The Y is the ultimate safe place for young people to hang out and have fun. Youth memberships include youth under 17 or 18+ with valid student ID. 11 and under, swim lessons and supervised group recreation programs are included, as well as open gym and swim with a parent or guardian. At 12+, it’s open swim and gym along with the cardio and conditioning floor, swim lessons and supervised group recreation programs.

Plus memberships also available only to students (19+), including adult only change room, towel service, steam room and sauna. Plus is additional $16.80 biweekly

$18.50 biweekly – One time joiner fee

  • *JANUARY OFFER!  $18.50 ONLY for the first month SAVE 50%. $18.50 biweekly after 30 days
  • Plus is $37.10 ONLY for the first month. $37.10 biweekly after the first 30 days


John W. Lindsay YMCA

5640 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1L2

Phone: 902-423-9622

Hours of Operation

Monday: 6am to 8pm Tuesday: 6am to 8pm Wednesday: 6am to 8pm Thursday: 6am to 8pm Friday: 6am to 8pm Saturday: 8am to 7pm Sunday: 8am to 7pm

Jessica Casey, Director of Memberships and Retention

Jessica.casey@halifax.ymca.ca

Brittany Alminayan, Membership Manager & Registrar

brittany.alminayan@halifax.ymca.ca

Sarah Elliot, Aquatics Manager

sarah.elliot@halifax.ymca.ca

Lindsay McFarlane, Health, Fitness & Recreation Manager

lindsay.mcfarlane@halifax.ymca.ca