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Ross County YMCA

100 Mill Street
Chillicothe, OH 45601


Mon-Thurs   5:00am-9:00pm
Friday         5:00am-7:00pm
Saturday     7:30am-7:00pm
Sunday:      1:00pm-7:00pm
CLOSED:     Major Holidays &
                  Sundays June-Sept.


Right for you. Right now. When you belong to the YMCA, you're joining a diverse community of people committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We believe all youth are of promise. We foster relationships with each other to deepen our connection and commitment to our goals. We believe in the transformative power of community, and reaching out to give a neighbor a helping hand makes us all stronger.

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YMCA Membership Features:

Member Benefits

Unlimited Use of State-of-the-Art Fitness Center - Our fitness center is packed with all the latest cardio and strength training equipment. Whether you prefer running on a treadmill, cycling beside a friend, reading while on an elliptical trainer, lifting free weights or using strength training equipment, you can achieve your goals at the Y.

Free Group Exercise Classes - The Y offers more than 100 FREE group exercise classes each month with your membership. From Zumba to Yoga, Tabata, cycling, step and more, you can find the perfect class at the Y. Classes start early in the morning and run well into the evening for those who need to burn off steam after a long day. View our extensive group exercise schedule here.

Pools & Aquatic Programs - The Y's indoor pool is the perfect place to swim laps, take lessons, or splash around with family and friends. View our pool schedule for the most updated calendar of lap and open swim hours. Certified lifeguards staff our pools, and our swim lessons are taught by trained instructors.

Youth Sports Training -The Y's Rookies (Ages 3-5) and NEXT Sports (6-8) programs are included with your membership. These weekly classes teach your child a variety of sports to prepare them for participating in school or league based sports. Home School PE is also free to members. 

Programs - From swim lessons for all ages to sports, dance, martial arts, gymnastics and more, there's something for every interest at the Y. Members receive up to 50% off fee-based classes.

My Y is Every Y - Members have access to all YMCAs in Ohio as part of the My Y is Every Y program. Check with our Y for more details.

Additional Features:

Programs Available

  • State of the Art Health and Wellness Center
  • Instructor-Led Fitness Classes
  • Gymnasium
  • Wellness Coaching for Members
  • Child Watch
  • Family Changing Locker Room
  • 25-Yard Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Aquatics Programs and Lessons for All Ages
  • Youth, Women & Senior Fitness Center
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms
  • Youth Sports Programs (Rookies, NEXT)
  • Child Care Center
  • Gymnastics Programs
  • Personal Training

As a full facility member of the YMCA of Ross County, you are entitled to use the facility during all open hours. Members are also entitled to participate in all programs at reduced rates or at no additional charge.

Membership may be purchased in full at the time of joining by cash, check, Mastercard, VISA, or by monthly bank or credit card draft. You must give a 30-day notice to cancel your membership.


Membership Application Form



Youth - Individual ages 17 & under
Adult - Individual ages 18 through 64
Couple - Two adults living in the same household
Senior Citizen - Individual ages 65 & over
Senior Couple - Two adults living in the same household (only one needs to be age 65 or older)
Family - Two adults living in the same household and any dependants that are claimed on taxes through the age of 22. (YMCA reserves the right to ask for proof of dependency)
Single Parent Family - One adult and any dependants that are claimed on taxes through the age of 22. (YMCA reserves the right to ask for proof of dependency)

**Please note: There is a $30.00 return draft fee for all returned drafts.



Monthly Rate







Senior Citizen


Senior Couple




Single Parent Family


All memberships require additional 7.25% Ohio sales tax and $50 Joining Fee.

Financial Assistance Available



The Y movement is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We want to encourage members to utilize the Y as often as they can. Sometimes, it's more convenient for members to utilize a Y in a different location when traveling, near a workplace or in another region. Now full facility / full privledge YMCA members have the flexibility to use other Y facilities throughout Ohio, at no extra charge


Simply present your active YMCA membership card and photo ID at any Ohio YMCA and enjoy free access!


Some restrictions apply, so please contact Member Services for more program details!


A.W.A.Y. Program

Always Welcome At YMCA's! Don't leave home without your YMCA membership card. It grants you entrance to over 90% of YMCA's across the country for free or a reduced rate. We would be happy to check for the YMCA closest to your travel destination!


Our current Child Watch hours are:


*Note: Hours may vary depending class schedules. Please check with Child Watch to verify schedule.*

Child Watch is open to children ages 6 months to 8 years. Parents must remain on the premises while utilizing this service, and children may not remain in Child Watch for longer than 2 hours per day.

Child Supervision for Members - Children 8 to 12 may use the YMCA facility for 1 hour without a parent or guardian. If the child is left for more than one hour, the parent or guardian may be notified. Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult when using the facility.

Day Passes

The YMCA is first and foremost a membership organization.  Adult non-members, however, may use the general YMCA facility for a nominal fee.  Non-member children, age 17 and under, may not use the facility unless continually supervised by an adult age 21 or over.  Members from YMCA's within 50 miles of Chillicothe may use the YMCA of Ross County at 1/2 of our guest rate.

Individual Guest Pass

$10.00/day before 4:00pm

$5.00/day after 4:00pm



The Y movement starts with supporting our community. We aim to provide access to the Y to anyone in our communtiy, regardless of their ability to pay. Our PACE Program assists youth, adults and families based on their individual needs and circumstances. The PACE scholarship reduces membership fees, but does not elminate them.

PACE Application


When you join the Y you belong to a place where:

The Y is a nonprofit like no other. Be a member of something special.