Membership

YMCA Membership Rates for John P. Thayer YMCA and D.A. Turner YMCA

All Membership Categories are subject to verification. (Valid Driver’s License or State ID)
**Upon registering for an age qualifying Membership category, the applicant must not be less than 30 days away from
their birthday to qualify for that specific category**

Upon joining the YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA, members will have access to all three YMCA branches below:

JOHN P. THAYER YMCA
24  14th Street
Columbus, GA 31901
(706) 322-8269
Mon - Thurs. 5am - 9pm
Fri 5am - 8 pm 
Sat. 8am - 4pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

D.A. Turner YMCA
4384 Warm Springs Rd.
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 563-7001
Mon - Fri. 6am - 9pm
Sat. 8am - 5pm; Sun 1pm - 5pm

A.J. McClung YMCA Youth & Teen Center
1175 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Columbus, GA 31906
(706) 322-2579
Mon - Fri. 1pm - 8pm

Sat. PROGRAMS ONLY

Registration Process: 

(1) Complete a Membership Application

(2) Show a state issued ID for all applicants 15+ years

(3) Provide a voided check (or bank statement from bank verifying account holder's name, type of account, routing number, and account number) or a debit/credit card at the time of registration

(4) Pay the joining fee and the prorated first-month dues at the time of enrolling

* If applicant it utilizing another party's bank account the account holder must be present and able to provide a valid state ID at the time of registration.

*The primary member is the only member permitted to make any changes to the membership.

Household Qualification: 

All applicants must show proof of living at the same address. Children must live in the household.

Non-sufficient Fund Procedure: 

If your check/ACH draft or debit/credit card is returned for insufficient funds, the YMCA reserves the right to return the item in an electronic format for the original amount and the minimum fee of $30.

Cancellation Policy: 

No contracts!  Cancel any time with a 30-day written notice to your YMCA home branch.  


Guest Policy: 

Each guest is entitled to 2 free visits per year with a valid photo ID. 

Each member is allowed to bring 2 guests at a time. NO GUESTS ALLOWED ON WEEKENDS.

*Guests are not entitled to utilize the Swimming Pool, Child Watch, or Climbing Wall.

*Guests must be accompanied by a member in order to utilize the gymnasium during Open Gym hours.

Pool & Spa Attire: 

Only Spandex/Nylon Swimsuit material is permitted.

Cover-ups: Only Aquatic designed, a tank-top, or t-shirt is allowed.

Towel Service ($10.00) and Locker Rental ($12.00) is an additional amenity available at our John P. Thayer YMCA.

  • Towels will be available upon each visit to the YMCA.

  • Locker Rental includes laundry and towel service plus your own locker to secure your belongings. 

Click Here for a Membership Application.

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