Nationwide Access

Continue your healthy living journey while out of town! Your membership at the Winona Family YMCA opens the doors to all participating Nationwide YMCA locations - at no extra cost. If you’re a YMCA member traveling to the Winona area, here’s how to take advantage of our nationwide reciprocity agreement:

  • Visit any participating Nationwide YMCA

  • Present your YMCA membership card and photo ID

  • Sign our facility's Liability Waiver (signature valid for the calendar year)

  • Our staff will ensure the Nationwide waiver is signed and check you into the Nationwide database

  • Enjoy access to the facility


  • Nationwide Membership is valid for active, full facility YMCA members whose home Y participates without restriction or blackout periods.

  • Nationwide member visitors must use their home Y at least 50% of the time.

  • Program-only participants (including Silver Sneakers, Silver and Fit or otherlike programs) may not be eligible for nationwide membership.

  • Special memberships established by any Y for group homes, other agencies, etc., are not eligible.

  • When visiting a Y, nationwide members will be required to show a valid YMCA membership card and photo ID as well as provide basic membership data such as name and email address.

  • Members will need to sign a universal liability waiver and privacy policy.

  • Ys should allow nationwide members access to services typically offered to members with a standard membership. Check with the Y for schedule and availability.

  • Membership add-ons such as towel service, 24/7 Access, etc. do not transfer to visiting Ys.

  • Nationwide members visiting other Ys for a period greater than 28 days must transfer membership affiliation for continued use.

  • All Ys reserve the right to restrict or revoke these privileges.

  • Registered sex offenders are prohibited from participating.

Want to know if there is a YMCA where you are going? Click below to find a Y!