Welcome to the Woodson YMCA

When you join the YMCA, you become part of a community.

The YMCA is so much more than just a gym... it's the meeting place for a community of people who care about their physical and mental health. It's a place for families, kids, adults and seniors to engage, laugh, break a sweat and feel good.

Woodson YMCA Membership Includes

Fitness & Exercise

Our Wellness Centers offer large spaces to use free weights, strength equipment and an abundance of cardio machines. Jump on the elliptical, tredmill, bike and more.

At the Wausau location there is now the North Wellness Center that is specifically for 55+ members and members recovering from injuries.

Our Fitness Center/Gym was voted the Best of Marathon County 2022!

Court Sports

If you enjoy court sports we have open gym hours at both locations everyday.

There are scheduled times for every member to have access to the gyms between basketball, pickleball, family gym and larger group exercise classes like Zumba.

Additionally there are racquetball courts available at both locations.

See Gym Schedules

Group Exercise

We offer fitness classes to keep you motivated and challenged 6 days a week for every level.

Our Group Exercise Schedule is packed with a variety of classes like: cycling, bootcamps, yoga, barre, Zumba, boxing and more.

See Group Exercise Schedule

Indoor Pools

Woodson YMCA has 4 pools our members & guest enjoy for lap swimming, water walking, water exercise classes, open swim and swim lessons.

We offer water exercise classes every weekday and provide open swim & lap swim time daily for our members and guests.

See Pool Schedules

Indoor Walking Track

Our Wausau walk track is surrounded by windows with amazing views of Wausau’s Historic Downtown and River District.

It’s the perfect spot in the colder months to walk, while still feeling like you’re outside.

Wausau Branch: 15 laps = 1 mile
Aspirus Branch: 12 laps = 1 mile

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Mini-Care

Mini Care is available for ages 6 months to 6 years. It's included with a Family Membership.

Reservations are required with Member Services prior to drop-in. Parents must remain at the YMCA. 

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At The Landing, we re-imagine age as a time for connection, movement and growth. From personal relationships, to empowering programs, we’re creating more than a senior center.

Woodson YMCA Members Benefits

Child Care

Savings on Child Care, 4K and Before & After School Programs

Youth Programs

Register Early & Save on Youth Programs, Ages 3+

Adult Programs

Learn to Play Pickleball or Sign Up for a Cooking Class!

Summer Camp

Special Member Pricing for YMCA Camp Sturtevant, Ages 5+

Swim Lessons

Register Early & Save on Swim Lessons, Starting at 6 Months

Personal Training

Special Rates for Members on Personal Training Packages

Youth Sports

Register Early & Save on Youth Sports Programs, Ages 4+

Massage

Receive a Special Pricing on Massage Packages at the YMCA

55+ Programs

Members Save on Programs at The Landing, Ages 55+

Get Started Today!

Join the YMCA today!
Click the link below and get started.

Download the Membership Application
Bring it to the Wausau or Aspirus Branch.

Woodson YMCA Locations

Wausau Branch
707 N. 3rd Street, Wausau, WI 54403

715-845-2177

Aspirus Branch
3402 Howland Avenue, Weston, WI 54476

715-841-1850

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Nationwide Membership

Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCA in the United States through membership at your home YMCA.

We offer this because we want to help you reach your health and wellness goals wherever you live, work or travel. This is an essential part of our mission to strengthen communities.

  • Visitors must use their home YMCA at least 50% of the time.
  • Sign a universal liability waiver and privacy policy. Nationwide members will be required to show a valid Y membership card.
  • Program-only participants are not eligible.
  • Registered sex offenders may not participate.

What Membership is Right for You?

6 Months - 17 Years

Youth
  • $15 Joiner Fee
  • $20 Monthly Fee
  • $120 Semi-Annual
  • $240 Annually

Ages 18-24

Young Adult
  • $30 Joiner Fee
  • $32 Monthly Fee
  • $192 Semi-Annual
  • $384 Annually

12+ Credits

Student
  • $30 Joiner Fee
  • $32 Monthly
  • $192 Semi-Annual
  • $384 Annually

Ages 25+

Adult
  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $51 Monthly Fee
  • $306 Semi-Annual
  • $612 Annually

Ages 55+

Senior
  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $46 Monthly Fee
  • $276 Semi-Annual
  • $552 Annually

*Household

Family
  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $73 Monthly
  • $438 Semi-Annual
  • $876 Annually

30 Day

Short Term
  • $30 Youth
  • $45 Young Adult / Student
  • $65 Adult / Senior
  • $77 Family / Household

90 Day

Summer
  • $70.80 Youth
  • $120 Young Adult / Student
  • Offered May through August

1 Day

Day Pass
  • $10 Youth
  • $15 Young Adult / Student
  • $15 Adult / Senior
  • $20 Family / Household

Membership Rates

The rates listed above start October 1st, 2022.

*Family / Household

One or two adults living in the same household and any of their dependents children under the age of 19 or in college (full time) up to age 25.

Youth at the YMCA

Members under the age 10 must be with an adult while at the YMCA. Non-members under the age 12 must be with an adult.

Day Pass

If you are not a member, you may purchase a Day Pass at the Member Service Center.

30 Day Membership

If a 30-day short-term membership is extended into a regular Youth, Young Adult, Adult or Family Membership within 30 days of the expiration of the short-term membership, the Joiner Fee charged on the regular membership category will be reduced by 1/3.

The Landing Social Membership

You pay a nominal monthly fee for use of our 55+ adult activity center, The Landing. You’ll have access to educational programs and many other enjoyable and healthy activities taking place in our main senior social center. Financial support available if needed.

Insurance Partners

Are you eligible for FREE or reduced membership through your insurance plan? Check the link below for a list of providers offering YMCA Membership Benefits.

Financial Assistance: At the Y, no one is turned away for inability to pay. The Y provides financial assistance to youth, families and individuals who do not have the resources to pay the full membership or program fee. Assistance is provided for qualifying participants.

Learn more about our Community Supported Membership Program >