Membership Benefits

Belong to more than just a gym

Upgrade your workout at 5 locations with brand-new equipment that can stream your favorite workouts, streaming apps, wireless casting, third-party workouts, and media apps. As a member enjoy activities for free to low cost.

The YMCA welcomes all who wish to participate and believes that no one should be denied access to the Y based on their ability to pay. With our *Open Doors Through Scholarships Program, the YMCA of Reading & Berks County assists youth, adults, and families based on individual needs and circumstances.

*Applications are available online or at any branch Welcome Center.

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Have you scheduled your free membership orientations?

Lace up your shoes and join us for the Walking Around Berks Challenge! Travel from Y to Y and around Berks County in 2024 by tracking your miles while hiking, walking your dog, or even on the treadmill. Ask the Welcome Center for more details and start your walking journey today!

Enjoy hiking, picnics, family fun days, over-night mini summer camp discounts, and so more at South Mountain this spring with your FREE Peak Pass included in your Y Membership.

Drop by South Mountain’s office Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM to grab your Peak Pass and parking tag. 

Love hiking? Take advantage of all the Y has to offer! Ask the Welcome Center for more details on our new Hiking Group! 

A Peak Pass is required for participation and is free for YMCA members.



Membership Benefits

  • Membership access to all health & wellness centers, five local branches
  • Access to 105 branches in PA
  • Access to over 10,000 branches nationally
  • Free access to 250 acres of trails for hiking at South Mountain YMCA
  • Racquetball court at the Reading Branch
  • Swimming pool at Reading Branch – Open Swim
  • Indoor tennis courts (3) at Sinking Spring Branch
  • Pickleball at all locations- Sinking Spring has two dedicated courts and four additional courts set up for a total of six courts.
  • Cardio, free weights, and strength equipment at five branches
  • Community rooms
  • Access and discounts to cooking and nutrition classes
  • Virtual Y training
  • Personal Training- access and discounts for individuals and small groups
  • Parisi Speed School area- open gym time and training available
  • And so much more