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1 November 2019
A woman in the grocery looking at non-perishable foods to donate

[Miami Valley, 11.01.19] – What if giving back helped you reach your fitness goals? Well you can do exactly that this November at the Y! In November, if you donate five canned or nonperishable items, the YMCA of Greater Dayton will waive your joiners fee! All collected items will be given to a local food pantry, so your donation stays right in your neighborhood.

Your YMCA membership allows you access to all ten branches within the YMCA of Greater Dayton. From Huber Heights to Eaton, Springboro to Xenia and everywhere in between, we are close and convenient to you.

Just a few highlights of Y membership include:
• Unlimited access to all ten YMCA of Greater Dayton locations
• Free orientation and use of our Wellness Center
• Free Smart Start Fitness Program powered by ActivTrax
• Free group exercise classes (land and water, yoga, zumba, TRX, pilates and more)
• Free child watch while you are in the facility
• Free family fun nights
• Free open swim for adults and families
• Free open gym time
• Free use of our “Family Gym”
• Member only classes and reduced rates on programs
• Priority program registration and the ease of online registration
• Access to all Ohio YMCAs through our Ohio Reciprocal Program

The YMCA believes access to a healthy lifestyle is important to everyone, regardless of economic circumstances. When members join the Y, they are joining a cause-driven, mission-driven organization that is so much more than a gym. The Y is a place for the entire community to come together to make new friendships, deepen our connections within the community that we live. The Y is a place where kids can learn to swim, have a safe place to go after school and learn a new sport. By joining the Y, you join in the cause of strengthening the foundations of society because the Y is the place where the entire community can come together regardless of income or social barriers. The Y is here for everyone.

This membership special runs throughout the month of November. For more information on the membership special and membership rates, please go to

(YMCA branch locations are in Dayton, Kettering, Springboro, West Carrollton, Trotwood, Xenia, Englewood, Eaton, Huber Heights, and Fairborn.)

About the Y

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Ys engage men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

The YMCA of Greater Dayton was established in 1870 and now offers ten YMCA branches and one residential camp in the Miami Valley.