Corporate Memberships


By joining the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, your company joins more than a gym. The YMCA is a movement of thousands of people making positive changes in their lives and the lives of others in the community. With locations throughout Pierce and Kitsap Counties, the YMCA is a premier provider of family health and wellness.

To help get you and your company get started, the YMCA will waive the joining fees of all employees who sign up as a new member.

Corporate Membership Form


Investing in employee health is an excellent way to increase productivity and save money on claim costs long-term. More importantly, you can make a positive impact in the lives of the people who work for you. The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is designed to help you keep your employees vibrant and productive by providing them with practical tools for healthy living. Contact Susan Buell for more information.

Information for Employers


Your employees who join the YMCA will be more mentally alert, miss less work, and have a better self-image and sense of well-being than those individuals who do not participate in physical activities. Healthier employees tend to be more productive, have lower health care costs, take fewer sick days, and deal with stress better.

  • Average days of sick leave reduced by 22%
  • Number of hospital admissions reduced by 64%
  • Number of physician visits reduced by 16%
  • Per capita health costs reduced by 28%
  • Injury incidence reduced by 25%
  • Per capita workers compensation cost reduced by 47%

Become a Corporate Member

  1. Designate a corporate representative to act as a liaison and assist in communicating YMCA benefits to employees.
  2. Determine the level of your company’s financial commitment.
    • Your company can pay all employee membership dues to give employees the best possible financial option (minimum of five employees)
    • Your company can pay a portion of each employees membership dues (minimum of five employees)
    • Employees pay full membership dues directly to the YMCA (no minimum of employees)
  3. Complete the Corporate Membership Form

Promote a Y Membership at Your Company

  • Assist employees with partial or full monthly payments
  • Include the YMCA in your employee newsletters
  • Invite the YMCA to conduct on-site health symposiums
  • Invite the YMCA to be a part of your yearly employee benefits meeting
  • Have membership information available in your Human Resources Department
  • Display YMCA corporate brochures on your community board
  • Forward YMCA Corporate Partners email newsletter to employees
  • Include YMCA Paycheck stub flyer in Paycheck stubs

Information for Employees

Members with workout partners are more successful than those who go it alone, so invite a coworker to join you at the YMCA. The Y community combines a supportive environment with expert resources and a wide variety of programs to help you get started.


  • No joining fee
  • Unlimited access to all nine Pierce and Kitsap Counties YMCA facilities
  • Free  FitPath Personal Fitness Program
  • State-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment
  • Free group exercise classes
  • Drop-in nursery and child-watch service
  • Personal training options
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

What is My Monthly Membership Rate?

Corporate membership includes use of all YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties facilities at regular membership rates. Employees are responsible for paying membership dues not covered by the company.

How Do I Sign Up?

Visit any YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties healthy living center with proof of employment and fill out our standard membership application.

Where Can I Use My Membership?

Your membership is good at all YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties locations and as a member you qualify for our AWAY program, ensuring access to participating Ys around the world.

How Do I Pay For Membership?

You can pay by monthly bank draft, credit card, or make annual payments using cash or check.

Can My Family Members Join?

Yes. You can add an additional adult to your corporate membership for just half our regular joining fee. Each month you will pay membership dues not covered by your employer for all family members on your account. Visit our rates page for membership dues information.

Corporate Wellness

  • One in three adults in Washington state are living with unhealthy weight levels, high blood pressure, and pre-diabetes.

  • Treatment for individuals with chronic conditions accounts for more than 75% of the $2.5 trillion spent on annual medical care costs in the U.S. 

  • Indirect costs—including absenteeism, disability, and reduced work output—may be several times higher than direct medical costs. 

  • According to the CDC, productivity losses related to personal and family health problems cost U.S. employers $1,685 per employee per year or $225.8 billion annually.

More Information

For more information about Corporate Memberships, contact Tara Bywater at 253-534-7843.

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