With the Y, you're not just a member of a facility; you're part of a cause.
When you join the Y, you’re coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. You’ll become a part of a community committed to help you learn new things and make new friends at any stage of your life.
With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors, your membership gives you and your community the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
Membership InformationFor more than 150 years, the Y has helped members improve their health and well-being while building a stronger sense of community. You can belong today!
The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. The YMCA welcomes seniors, adults and youth of all ages, ethnicities, religions, abilities and financial circumstances. The YMCA embraces diversity, reflecting the needs and composition of the communities we serve.
Members may take advantage of our full-service facility seven days a week. You must carry your Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA I. D. card at all times while using the facility. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult and are not issued membership I.D. cards. Financial assistance is available.
For more information, contact our Membership Office,
760.942.9622, ext. 1070.
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|34 Family Friendly Classes||X|
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|Adventure Clubs Registration Fees||X|
|Skate Park Membership Fees||X|
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|FIT-4-ME personalized 8-12 week fitness coaching program||X|
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Click here to print a membership form and get started today!
The joining fee will be waived to all renewing members. Allowing a membership to lapse more than 30 days will be subject to this fee.
|Type||Joining||Monthly ||Annual |
(2 adults same residence)
(2 adults + children 25 years or under)
(parent + children 25 years or under)
|Individual Senior |
(2 adults 65+ years in same residence)
(12 & under)
(If you are active duty, retired or reserved military)
|N/A||20% off your month dues on the membership category of your choice.||This discount does not include county-wide membership plus programs.|
|Locker Rental ||N/A||$10||$120|
* Joining fees and youth fees are non-refundable
YMCA Membership Plus
(Join One, Join Them All)
With YMCA Membership Plus, you become a member of a family of 11 facility branches of the YMCA of San Diego County and have access to all of their facilities.
Daily FeesWe encourage members to introduce friends and family to our YMCA. First-time visitors are given a complimentary guest pass after a tour of the facility.
(18 and Up)
760.942.9622 ext. 1070.
Email: [email protected]
We encourage members to introduce friends and family to our YMCA. First-time visitors are given a complimentary guest pass after a tour of the facility.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing via:
- Fax: 760.944.9197
- Email: [email protected]
Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
200 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
Cancellations must be received 10 days prior to membership draft date. A $20 service fee will be applied for all accounts returned unpaid, closed, payment stopped, declined or any changes not received in written notification 10 days prior to your draft date. There are no refunds. The alternative payment plan is an Annual Membership.
Holds and Dormant Memberships
"Holding" a membership for travel or illness must be approved through the Membership Coordinator. Holds are considered on a case-by-case basis and must be accompanied by medical or travel documentation. There is a maximum number of months allowable for "holds or dormants."
YMCA Membership Benefits
Facility use at the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA main facility.
- Strength Training Center & Personalized Fitness Center equipment orientations.
- 140+ aerobic/fitness classes per week, including studio cycling, Pilates, SportWalking and yoga classes
- Over 30 Family Fitness Classes
- Fitness class introduction clinics
- 12-Week Personal Fitness Program
- Free day-use lockers
- Family activities and community events
- MasterFit activities
- New 25-meter x 25-yard Competition Pool
- Warm-water Instructional Pool
- Interactive Splash Pad
- Lap swim during all open hours
- Family swim
- Therapeutic swim & water aerobics
- Basketball/ volleyball open gym play
- Member rates for classes and programs (25-50% off)
- Teen activities
Our Child Watch services*, available for children 8 weeks to 11 years, are provided for parents while using the facility. Parents are required to remain on the premises while their child(ren) is in Child Watch. Children may attend Child Watch for a maximum of 2 hours per day. Please read the Child Watch Policies and Procedures before using this service.
Members may pay with an "easy pay" monthly plan through the automatic transfer system (ATS); or pay in full for an annual membership (12 months). With your authorization, the ATS process option will automatically deduct your monthly membership dues from your credit card, checking or savings account.
Cancellations and all changes to your membership must be received at least 10 days prior to your bank draft day. There is a $20 service fee on returned checks, non-sufficient funds and all items returned unpaid by bank.
Members must carry their current YMCA photo I.D. card at all times.
Children under the age of 13 years must be accompanied by an adult when
not involved in YMCA programs.
Children under the age of 13 must use the youth locker rooms. Children 6 years and younger must be supervised by an adult.
Children who cannot stand comfortably on the pool bottom must be accompanied by an adult in the water.
Strength & Fitness Center
For adults only. Young adults, ages 13-20 years, must complete the teen orientation before accessing the adult fitness facility.
The cost of health and accident insurance is not included in membership and program fees.
Lost & Found
The YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen articles on our premises.
The heart of the YMCA's mission is to reach out and serve people of our communities at all economic levels.
Our Financial Assistance program provides opportunities for financially disadvantaged kids and families to enjoy the member services and programs offered at our YMCA. Financial Assistance is made available to those who qualify through generous donations from participants, members and community residents.
Confidential applications are available at the Registration Desk during regular business hours.
For more information on how to make a donation or to request a confidential application, stop by the Registration Desk at the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA during regular business hours, contact Cindy O'Brien, (760) 942-9622, ext. 1230 or click here for the financial assistance policy and application package.