Woodson YMCA Membership Includes

Fitness & Exercise

Our Wellness Centers feature state-of-the-art equipment, including ellipticals, treadmills, bikes, and more. Additionally, our expansive Strength Centers offer numerous free weights and weight machines. The Y has the equipment you need for a great workout.

At the Wausau location we offer an additional North Wellness Center that is specifically for 55+ Members and Members recovering from injuries.

Court Sports

Do you enjoy some gym time? We have Open Gym hours every day at both locations. There are scheduled times for every Member to have access to our gyms for activities like basketball, pickleball, family gym time, and larger group exercise classes such as Zumba.

Additionally there are racquetball courts available at both locations.

See Gym Schedules

Group Exercise

Discover our Group Exercise Classes designed to keep you motivated and challenged 6 days a week! There is something for everyone, and every level, with over 80 classes offered per week.

Join us for Cycling, Bootcamp, Barre, Zumba, Boxing & Bags, Strength & Conditioning, HIIT and more.

See Group Exercise Schedule

Indoor Pools

The Woodson YMCA features two pools at our Wausau location and one pool at our Aspirus location for a variety of aquatic activities, such as lap swimming, water walking, water exercise classes, and open family swim time.

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

See Pool Schedules

Indoor Walking Track

Stay on track with your fitness goals regardless of the unpredictable weather conditions outside, our indoor walking tracks offer a safe and weather-proof haven for you to take confident strides towards your health objectives.

So, lace up your sneakers and enjoy a dedicated space designed to keep you on track, regardless of what the elements may bring.

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

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Take that much-needed time for yourself to focus on your health and well-being. Whether you're walking on the treadmill or participating in a group exercise class, rest assured that your child is in the safe hands of our Mini-Care.

Mini-Care is available for ages 6 months to 6 years and is 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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What Membership is Right for You?

6 Months - 17 Years

  • $15 Joiner Fee
  • $22 Monthly Fee
  • $132 Semi-Annual
  • $264 Annually

Ages 18-24

Young Adult
  • $30 Joiner Fee
  • $34 Monthly Fee
  • $204 Semi-Annual
  • $408 Annually

12+ Credits

  • $30 Joiner Fee
  • $34 Monthly
  • $204 Semi-Annual
  • $408 Annually

Ages 25+

  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $53 Monthly Fee
  • $318 Semi-Annual
  • $636 Annually

Ages 55+

  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $48 Monthly Fee
  • $288 Semi-Annual
  • $576 Annually


  • $60 Joiner Fee
  • $75 Monthly
  • $450 Semi-Annual
  • $900 Annually

30 Day

Short Term
  • $30 Youth
  • $49 Young Adult / Student
  • $83 Adult 25+
  • $78 Senior
  • $105 Family / Household

90 Day

  • $75 Youth
  • $126 Young Adult / Student
  • Offered May through August

1 Day

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

*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 >


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+


Receive a Special Pricing on Massage Packages at the YMCA

55+ Programs

Members Save on Programs at The Landing, Ages 55+

Woodson YMCA Locations

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


Aspirus Branch
3402 Howland Avenue, Weston, WI 54476



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.