The YMCA of Cape Breton has something for everyone!
As a member of one of Canada's leading charitable organizations, we are committed to nurturing the potential of children, youth and families, promoting health living and fostering social responsibility within the community.
Which YMCA membership is right for you? Are you working on a healthier you? Starting a new program or ready for a refreshed fitness experience for you or your family? The Y offers a number of membership options available to fit your needs.
As an adult or student member, you will enjoy the following benefits:
  • No locked-in contract or cancellation fees
  • Ability to put your membership on hold for up to 12 weeks at no charge
  • A complimentary fitness consultation to get you started and expert staff to help you achieve your fitness goals
  • Access to YThrive and YHome – ask your membership services staff for more info
  • Unlimited adult fitness and aquatics classes (pre-registration may be required with some classes)
  • Member discount on some health management and certification programs
  • Open gym time and recreational sports
  • Open and lane swims
  • Day use of lockers
  • Guest privileges at all Canadian YMCAs
  • Child minding at convenient times helping you make the most of your membership while giving your kids a safe and fun place to play
  • Access to two facilities – The Frank Rudderham Family YMCA and our Membertou Branch
As a  child/youth member, you'll enjoy the following benefits:
  • Registered swim lessons once per week
  • Recreational swim and gym times
  • Age specific drop-in activities weekly
  • Opportunities to make friends
  • Member discount on some YMCA courses and certification programs
Membership PLUS!
Looking for a way to make your busy day a little easier? Our Membership PLUS locker rooms offer adult-only locker rooms with extra amenities , private steam room, hair dryers and has secure access.
How to Join the Y:
  • Come in for a tour!
  • Speak to a YMCA staff member who will answer all of your questions
  • Select a membership type that fits your needs
  • Choose a payment plan that works for you
  • Sign up on line (coming soon!)
General Policies:
  • Lockers are for day-use only and locks can be purchased at our Membership Desk.
  • The YMCA  a scent-free environment.
  • A YMCA membership is a privilege. Please respect policies, members, and property at all times.
  • A valid government-issued photo I.D. is required for non-members 18 and over.
  • Visit our Membership Desk for complete details.