Membership FAQs

Do you have a question about your membership? Please review our most commonly-asked questions about membership details, including terms, cancellation, medical interruption and more.

Membership 

Q: How do I pay for my membership?

A: Membership fees are paid monthly by PAP with VISA, M/C, AMEX or your chequing account. The membership is continuous. 

Q: How do I cancel my membership?

A: To cancel your membership, please provide the member services team with 30 days’ notice. A $45 cancellation fee will apply.

Joiner fee

Q: Is there a joiner fee?

A: All new and previous members are subject to a non-refundable $50 initiation fee. This fee goes towards the capital repair and replacement fund to ensure the highest quality in building and equipment maintenance.

Medical interruption 

Q: Can I place my membership on hold? 

A: You may interrupt your membership when you have a medical condition that prevents you from using the facility. With written confirmation from your medical practitioner, your membership can be suspended for up to one year. 

Other 

Q: Can I use my YWCA or YMCA membership from another location?

A: We do not have reciprocal agreement with YMCA. If you are a YWCA cardholder from another city, you can use our facility at no charge while you are visiting, for a total of 30 visits per year. Please bring your membership card and photo identification. Conditions apply and subject to membership verification. Contact Member Services for details at 604 895 5777.  

Q: Can I transfer my membership to another YMCA or YWCA?

A: YWCA Health + Fitness Centre memberships are not transferable.

Q: Do I need to bring my own lock or towel?

A: You may bring your own lock to use with our day lockers or you can rent a lock for $2 with a piece of photo identification. Towels are also available for rent for $2 each.

Q: Do you offer subsidized membership?

A: Our subsidized membership is for people who want to make positive change in their lives with the help of regular fitness and exercise. This program is confidential and is intended to serve those who are truly in need of assistance. For more information or to apply, please contact Fleur Palliardi at fpalliardi@ywcavan.org 

Do you have a question that we haven’t answered? Get in touch with our member services team:

memberservices@ywcavan.org
tel 604 895 5777