Traveling & Guests

Guests are welcome at the Y!

Checking in at Huntsville and Madison Branches

All guests and visitors, regardless of age, must register at the Branch Membership Services Desk before gaining access to the Y. Guests 18 years of age or older must present a current driver’s license or equivalent photo ID upon registering.  If the guest is under 18 years of age, they must have written permission authorized by their parent or legal guardian. Got questions? Ask your branch Member Services Representative.

Do you live in Madison County, and are you visiting the Y with one of our members?

In-Town Guests Accompanied by a Heart of the Valley YMCA Member
In-Town Guests residing within Madison County accompanied by a Heart of the Valley YMCA Member are entitled to 3 free visits per calendar year. In-Town Guests may then visit any Heart of the Valley YMCA Branch during the remainder of that calendar year at a fee of $10 per individual per visit, or $30 per family per visit.

Do you live outside of Madison County, and are you visiting the Y with one of our members?

Out-of-Town Guests Accompanied by a YMCA  Member
Out-of-Town Guests not residing within Madison County are entitled to 7 free visits per calendar year and must be accompanied by a Heart of the Valley Y Member at the first visit.  Guests may check in without being accompanied by the Y Member for subsequent visits while they are in town.  Guests of Y Members may visit additional times during that calendar year at a fee of $10 per individual per visit, or $30 per family per visit.

Are you unaccompanied by a Y Member and want to visit?

Walk-In Visitors not Accompanied by a YMCA Member
Walk-In Guests not accompanied by a Heart of the Valley YMCA Member may visit the Y for $10 per individual per visit or $30 per family per visit.

Are you a full-facility member of a YMCA in another town?

YMCA Out-of-Town “AWAY” Member of Another Y Association
Members of YMCAs participating in the AWAY program outside of the Heart of the Valley YMCA service area may visit at no charge.  Free visits are capped at 10 visits per year; subsequent visits in the same calendar year are $5 per visit for an individual or $15 per family. Any YMCA full-facility member in the state of Mississippi or Alabama has a reciprocal membership with unlimited visits.

My Y Is Every Y in Alabama & Mississippi
Full facility members of YMCAs in Alabama and Mississippi have reciprocal member access to every YMCA in Alabama and Mississippi.