EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

ESIC CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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Current Session

Summer 2 (5 Weeks)
July 10th - Aug. 13th

Military Membership Benefits

Military BenefitsThe Edwardsville YMCA would like to thank all those in the military and their families for their commitment and sacrifice for our country. Our military membership benefit program is our way of giving back to those who dedicate themselves to serving our country.

MEMBERSHIP

The joining fee will be waived & 10% off of all military personnel registering for a monthly individual or family full privilege membership. See Proof of Eligibility.

GUEST POLICY

Active military personnel, who are visiting the area on leave and their dependents, will be extended the benefit of using the Edwardsville YMCA facilities at no charge. This benefit will be limited to a maximum of 30 days annually. Fill out the Active Military Fee Waiver form (click here to download) and return to Membership Director prior to your visit to get extended guest pass approved. Walk-in requests can fill out waiver form at front desk, show proof of eligibility, and receive pass at that time. This applies to membership fees only. All other fees for programs apply.

PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY:

Individuals – a copy of your orders that state you are on active duty or present your ID card that indicates you are a member of an active component.

Dependents – for dependents to be included in the membership they must meet the military’s definition of dependents.

THE YMCA MILITARY OUTREACH

Deployment can be a stressful and uncertain time for our nation’s servicemen and women and their families. In partnership with the Armed Services YMCA and the Department of Defense, the Y is proud to offer memberships to eligible military families and personnel to give them extra support during this difficult period. It’s our way of giving back to those who dedicate themselves to serving our country.

ELIGIBLE MILITARY FAMILIES AND PERSONNEL INCLUDE:

  • Family members of deployed National Guard and Reservists 
  • Active Duty Independent Duty personnel and their families as approved by their Military Service Headquarters 
  • Relocated spouses and family members of deployed Active Duty personnel 
  • Eligibility is for Title 10 personnel only

To receive membership benefits from the YMCA Military Outreach Initiative, eligible military families and personnel should follow these steps:

  • Contact Military OneSource at http://www.militaryonesource.com  or 800- 342-9647 to confirm eligibility and receive an eligibility form. 
  • Fill out and bring your eligibility form, Military ID and any other required documentation (generally your Deployment Orders or Military Service Headquarters approval letter) to the Edwardsville YMCA for verification (please do not leave copies of these documents at the YMCA). 
  • Fill out a membership application at the Edwardsville YMCA service desk.

OUR MILITARY KIDS

Our Military KidsIf you or your spouse are in the National Guard or Reserves and are deployed overseas, Our Military Kids can help pay for sports, fine arts and tutoring programs for your children. For more information on this program go to http://www.ourmilitarykids.org/

Please contact Member Services Directors, Erin Richardson (Esic) at erichardson@edwymca.com or Debbie Gaughan (Meyer) at dgaughan@edwymca.com.