YMCA Military Outreach Initiative
The Armed Services YMCA and Department of Defense Outreach Initiative offers YMCA memberships to eligible military families and personnel who may not have access to to a nearby military facility. Eligible military families and personnel include:* Family members of deployed National Guard and Reservists
* Active Duty families who live in one of the selected Joint Bases created by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process (contact Military OneSource at www.militaryonesource.com or 800-342-9647 for a list of eligible Joint Bases.)
* Active Duty Independent Duty personnel and their families as approved by their Military Service Headquarters
Eligible military families and personnel should follow these steps to benefit from the YMCA Military Outreach Program:
1. Contact Military OneSource to confirm eligibility and receive eligibility form.
The Department of Defense will underwrite memberships at participating YMCAs for an initial six-month period for each eligible family and service member. Membership renewals in subsequent six-month intervals will be funding based on a military family’s or service member’s ability to meet the participation requirement of eight visits a month to the YMCA each month.