The YMCA of the Palm Beaches recongnizes and celebrates that growing diversity of our community, is built on the premise that everyone belongs. The Edwin W. Brown Family YMCA offers programs gearded to facilitate youth development, promote healthy living, and to stay committed to promoting family values.


  • Fitness Center staff who demonstrate equipment use
  • Personal trainers who start you on a fitness/wellness plan
  • Welcome Center staff who answer questions, help you register for programs and greet you by name
  • Lifeguards who teach swim lessons, and most importantly guard the pool with a watchful eye
  • Youth counselors who lead by example, safeguard children and teens, and staff all YMCA youth programs

The YMCA of the Palm Beaches is a full-service facility with a focus on programs to benefit the entire family from six months of age to seniors.
The YMCA offers a wide variety of programs from weekend programs for toddlers to special exercise programs for seniors and personal training for adults of all ages. Additionally, the 25 yard, extra-wide lane lap pool is ideal for swimmers year-round for children and adult swimming instruction as well as specialized water exercise activities.


Interested in Joining?
Joining our YMCA grants you access to our facilities, gives you member prices and priority registration for YMCA programs and helps you build a positive, healthy lifestyle. Different membership types are available to fit everyone's needs. Monthly rates range depending on membership type.

How do I become a member of the YMCA of the Palm Beaches?

Becoming a member is easy! Visit us or call for an appointment. Bring a photo ID and we will help you find out which membership would best fit your needs, and your health and wellness goals. You can start working out the same day!

What is included with membership?
As a Member, you can use all the facilities and participate in many of the programs offered – as often as you want! Free childcare is available to parents as they enjoy their work out too. In some circumstances there may be additional fees for instructional programs, such as swimming lessons, sports, dance nd other specialty programs.

Do you offer child care while I exercise?
Absolutely! Our Y’s offer Child Development, a caring and fun environment where your young children can play and make friends while you work out. No advance reservation is necessary and no additional fees apply!

Can I bring a guest with me?
Yes, they can visit our Y for two complimentary visits. Please let your guest know they need to bring photo identification such as a driver’s license and sign a liability waiver. If your guest is under 18, a parent or legal guardian will need to sign the liability waiver.

How do I cancel my membership?
If you need to cancel your Y membership, please stop at the Member Services desk and request a cancellation form. We will need 30 days prior to the first of the month. For more information or to schedule a tour, please inquire at our member relations desks.

Discounts to Military Families?
We do offer discounts to Military Families.

Child Care

  • Early Arrivals, before school care, and After School, serving elementary and middle schools in our area.
  • Summer Day Camp, serving children from age 3 through grade 10 at traditional and specialty, full-day and half-day camps
  • Aquatics, offering swim team, lessons for children and adults, and water fitness classes
  • Click here for more child care information

Open Doors Program Assistance
The YMCA of the Palm Beaches mission is to serve all people, we strive to make the Y available to any person or family who wants to participate in a YMCA program or activity. The YMCA of the Palm Beaches provides financial assistance for memberships and programs based on need and available funding.

Funds from our Annual Campaign help us to grant open door assistance. Our goal is to not turn anyone away due to their inability to pay. Applying for the Open Doors program is completely confidential. Eligibility is based on an applicant’s income, qualifying requirements and availability of funds.

Please come to our facility and ask our front desk for an open doors/scholarship packet. The YMCA of the Palm Beaches also provides military families with easy, low-cost memberships with proper ID.