The Y is a cause for strengthening community. That’s why we’re here working with you every day, making sure that you, your family and community have the resources and support you need to learn, grow and thrive.

With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership will bring about meaningful change not just within yourself, but in your community too.

Everyone is welcome at the Y. The YMCA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building healthy, confident, connected and secure children, adults, families, and communities. Financial assistance makes our programs and services available to everyone regardless of ability to pay.


Join the Y during the month of June and save 50% on a two-month membership! Make one easy payment and your membership will automatically terminate after two months- unless YOU tell us that you want to stay in the familY!

Join in June is perfect for college students who are home for the summer, younger students who want to train for sports, families who want to take advantage of our indoor pool, or anyone who wants to try the Y with no commitment!

One-Time Membership Fee- Two Months Y Access

  • Youth- $16
  • Young Adult- $26.50
  • Adult- $39
  • Family- $57.25

Promotion runs 6/1/21 through 6/30/21

$39.00 Monthly

Any individual age 27-64.  Anyone 18-26 years of age would qualify for the Young Adult membership and people age 65 or better qualify for the Senior Membership.

$26.50 Monthly

This membership type is for an individual between the ages of 18 to 26.

$57.25 Monthly

A married husband and wife or any individual claimed by the head of household on their IRS tax return will be included as a part of the family membership. Individuals age 19 or older that are not attending college would not be eligible to be on the family membership. Individuals going to college full-time will be included as a family member through graduation or until they reach the IRS max age of 23 (whichever comes first.)

$40.40 Monthly

Any unmarried parent and their children who are claimed as dependents.

$16.00 Monthly

Any individual age 18 or younger

$26.90 Monthly

Any individual age 65 or older.

$50.50 Monthly

Married individuals age 65 or older with the membership fee equal to two senior adult memberships.

*Both individuals must be age 65 or older


  • Free Wellness Center Consultations- We want you to be successful with your workouts. Our trained staff will show you how to properly use the equipment offered inside our Y.
  • Full access to the Wellness Centers, gyms and pools at both facilities.
  • A variety of Group Fitness Classes for all fitness levels- all classes are included with your membership!
  • Savings of up to 50% on most paid programming. As a member, you pay the lowest rate on swim lessons, sports programs, and premium classes.
  • In addition to using our two beautiful facilities in Mattoon and Toledo, you’ll also be able to take advantage of Nationwide Membership. As a Y member your membership is honored at most YMCA’s throughout Illinois, and even around the world! Click HERE to learn more about how to take your membership on the road!
  • Access to Child Watch. Enjoy a workout while your child is in a nurturing environment. Pay per visit or purchase a punch card.
  • Free family events throughout the year.
  • Fun volunteer opportunities for people of every age!
  • A positive community dedicated to helping you enrich your life and achieve a balance of spirit, mind, and body.
  • Improved overall health!


Auto Draft
YMCA Membership dues may be made using the convenient Auto Draft Plan which deducts each payment automatically from your checking or savings account, credit card or debit card either on the 10th or the 25th of the month. Membership may be cancelled by notifying the YMCA in writing by the 15th of the month prior to the desired cancellation month.

In Full
The YMCA also accepts cash, check, Visa and Master cards for a semi-annual or annual membership that is paid in full. (non – refundable)


The YMCA offers financial assistance for any family or individual demonstrating a need for assistance with membership or program fees. Applications are available at the YMCA Welcome Desk. Applicants must provide verification of all income. Click HERE for more information.


The Mattoon Y has collaborated with Sarah Bush Lincoln-Center for Healthy Living to offer Y members the opportunity to complete their workouts within the Center for Healthy Living. Members over 18 may choose to be exclusive to the Y facility or exclusive to the Center for Healthy Living. For a $10 membership upgrade, members over 18 may enjoy both facilities. Please see the YMCA staff for details.


Corporate Memberships are available for participating corporations. For more information on how your company can participate, please contact Hannah Robinson, Membership Director, at (217) 234-9494 or Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System employees may opt to have their membership fees payroll deducted.