Join the Castle Downs Family YMCA

Benefits of Membership

  • No locked-in contracts to sign
  • No cancellation fee
  • Hold your membership for up to 6 months at NO CHARGE
  • Access to four locations in Edmonton with swimming pools, fitness amenities and full gyms
  • A FREE one-on-one fitness consultation to get you started and expert staff to help you achieve your fitness goals
  • Drop-in group fitness classes (including TRX, Zumba, Cyclefit, MOSSA and more) are included FREE—choose from over 80 classes weekly
  • Over 20 drop-in programs for preschool, children, and teens
  • Includes FREE continuous swim lessons for all ages
  • Indoor playgrounds, squash, racquetball and badminton courts
  • FREE Play Care (child minding) is available so you can make the most out of your membership while giving your kids a safe, fun place to play
  • Guest privileges
  • Early access to program registration
  • Discounts on registered programs and services including Day Camps & Personal Training
  • Open 364 days a year
  • Access to YMCA membership centres across Northern Alberta and Canada

Which Membership is Right For You?

The YMCA offers convenient monthly and annual membership options to fit your needs:

2018 Membership Rates

2018 Membership Rates Continuous Monthly Annual
  Additional Family
  Additional Family
Adult Plus* $123 $105 $1328 $1134
Adult (25-64yrs) $68 $63 $734 $680
Preschool/Child $45 $32 $486 $345.50
Youth (13-17yrs) $45 $32 $486 $345.50
Young Adult $51 $51 $551 $551
Senior $57 $49 $616 $529
Student2 $44 $44 $475 $475

2018 Family and Couple Membership Rates

2018 Family and Couple
Membership Rates
(per month)
# of Children or Youth1
0 1 2 3+
1 Adult Plus* $123 $155 $187

+ $32 per additional child1

2 Adult Plus* $228 $260 $292
1 Adult General $68 $100 $132
2 Adult General $131 $163 $195
1 Young Adult General $51 $84 $115
2 Young Adult General $102 $134 $166
CHILD ONLY memberships are $45 per child

¹ All members must be living in the same household, and be under the same payer. To receive the “additional family member” rate, there must be at least one active adult membership.

² Member must show proof of full-time student status.

* Plus Membership Benefits: Enjoy the added luxuries of fresh towel service, body care products, overnight lockers, steam room & hot tub in our adult only PLUS locker room.

Specialty Membership Rates - Castle Downs

Family Advantage
Includes 2 adults (18+yrs) and up to 8 children/youth (0–17yrs)
Unlimited access Monday–Friday, 10am–3pm
For the whole family: $140/month

Family Advantage PLUS: $235/month
For one: $44.50/month

For two: $89/month

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance through the Opportunity Fund is available for individuals or families who face financial barriers to joining our programs and services. After all, nothing should stand in the way of pursuing a healthy life. 


membership plus

Enjoy the added luxuries of fresh towel service, body care products, overnight lockers, steam room & hot tub in our adult only PLUS locker room.

Workplace Wellness

Employees of registered companies receive 10% off of monthly rates, and a waived building fee. Employee must have active membership for the benefit to extend to other family members.

member building fee

The building fee is used for repairs and upgrades to equipment and facilities. Effective January 1, 2013, the General Building fee is $55.00 for Membership or $85.00 for Membership Plus. The building fee will only be charged 1 time per account. 

Other Ways to Access the Y - Drop-In & Guest Rates

Program & Facility Access

Access Type Members Public
Day Pass (all ages) n/a $15/day
Facility Punch Pass (all ages) min purchase of 8 n/a $12.50/day
Indoor Playground/Family Zone $0 - FREE $6/visit
Child Minding/Play Care $0 - FREE $7/visit
Teen Night $0 - FREE $6/visit

Member Guest Rates

Guest Rates
PLUS Member
Guest Rates*
Adult $7 $0 - FREE
Senior $6 $0 - FREE
Youth $6 $0 - FREE
Child $5 $0 - FREE
Free Fifth (Member guests receive complimentary access on the 5th of every month!) $0 - FREE $0 - FREE

Public Swim (Edmonton)

Adult (18-64yrs) $7
Senior (65+) $6
Youth (13-17yrs) $6
Preschool (2 and under) $0 - FREE
Preschool (3-5yrs) $5
Child (6-12yrs) $5
Family (2 adults up to 4 children) $17


Day Pass includes all general membership facilities, as well as drop-in programs and services.

Childminding (Play Care) is limited to 2 hours per visit.

Each guest is limited to 3 visits per calendar year at the member guest rate.

*Guests of PLUS Members receive access at no charge, but are limited to 3 visits per calendar year at this rate.

Public Swim rates are only valid during Public Swim hours. Family is 2 adults and up to 4 children (living in the same household).