The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

For Youth Development ®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility

Membership Policies

Satisfaction Guarantee

During your first month as a member, if you are not satisfied for any reason, you may cancel and receive a 100% refund of all fees paid. Annual memberships can be canceled at any time, with a pro-rated refund issued for the unused portion; monthly memberships require 30 days notice.

Member/Guest/Participant Behavior Standards


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Member Right to Immediate Termination: You may cancel your membership without penalty or further obligation during the first thirty (30) days of your membership by submitting in writing your notice of termination. Memberships may be terminated in person, by fax or email. All membership fees paid to the YMCA, including joining fees, will be refunded to you.

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Credit Card/Bank Draft Agreement

  1. Credit Card/Bank Draft is a continuous membership plan. Your membership will remain active until you submit a written termination notice.
  2. If you wish to terminate or change your membership in any way, you must give the YMCA a thirty (30) day written notice in advance of the your next draft in order to guarantee termination/change will take effect prior to that draft.

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Other Membership Policies

  1. With approval from the Executive Director, your membership may be placed on hold for (3) months per 12 month period at no charge for reasons of medical injury or illness or extended travel. You must give thirty (30) days written notice prior to the month(s) you wish to have your membership held.
  2. Membership Cards are not transferable to anyone else and remain the property of the YMCA and must be surrendered upon termination of your membership.
  3. There may be a fee assessed for replacement membership cards.
  4. A Joiner Fee will be reassessed to memberships that have lapsed for more than sixty (60) days

Reciprocity for Arlington & Fort Worth

Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington YMCA's

Platinum (Dallas)/Plus (Ft. Worth & Arlington) Membership

YMCA Platinum/Plus Members are given unlimited facility access to all branches of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, YMCA of Fort Worth and YMCA of Arlington.

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Texas Reciprocity (State Wide)

The program is valid for YMCA full facility/full privilege members. Program-only members & 3rd party memberships (Silver Sneakers, Silver & Fit, etc.) may upgrade to a full membership to qualify. Members visiting other Y’s must present a valid YMCA membership card and photo ID upon their first visit and complete a visiting member waiver or standard membership application form with liability waiver. 

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AWAY Members (Nation Wide)

Members visiting our facilities from YMCAs outside of the state will be welcomed to our facilities by displaying their cards.  We will welcome them into our buildings at no charge for 14 visits. This national reciprocal recommendation by the Y-USA is intended as a convenience for YMCA members who travel occasionally away from their YMCAs and is designed for reciprocal privileges 50 miles or more from their home YMCAs. 

Photo Release

The Y photographs and videotapes various activities for promotional use. Please let the photographer/videographer know if you do not wish to be included in pictures.

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Joiner Fee

A joiner fee is a one-time fee paid when you purchase your membership. 

Current members are exempt from this fee if the membership is renewed within 60 days of the cancellation date.

Age Policy

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/adult (age 18 & up) on site at all times, unless the child is in an organized program.

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Bringing a Guest

The YMCA welcomes guests of our members. All guests must present a photo I.D. to enter the facility, and pay the day pass fee.

Day pass fees vary by branch.

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Child Abuse Prevention Information

The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas wants all children and teens to be safe. Unfortunately, child abuse does exist, including physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect.  We take proactive steps in the prevention of child abuse including thorough staff/volunteer screening, child abuse prevention training and staff/volunteer rules aimed at protecting children from abuse. 

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Privacy Policy

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