Welcome to the YMCA!

At the Y, you’re not just a member of a facility, you’re a member of our cause.

With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and giving back to our neighbors, your membership gives you the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive! You have made an important step toward living a healthier lifestyle, and we are here to support you and your family on your journey! 

Below you can find a few resources and reminders to help you navigate your time as a member at the YMCA. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at any time – we’re here to help!

Fercho YMCA: Christine Hoff – 701.364.4121 or christine.hoff@ymcacassclay.org
Schlossman YMCA: Benjamin Eastwell – 701.356.1477 or benjamin.eastwell@ymcacassclay.org


Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation

Don’t forget to take advantage of your FREE Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation to get you on the right track to achieve your wellness goals. Whether you’re a life-long athlete or just joined a gym for the first time, we want you to feel comfortable in our facility!

Here’s what to expect from the orientation:

Get to know the YMCA Fitness Center: There’s always something new to learn when you join a new facility! We’ll walk you through our Fitness Center guidelines, show you how to use our cardio and weight equipment, review basic fitness etiquette, and answer any questions you may have!

Health and Fitness at the YMCA: The YMCA offers health and wellness programming for ALL levels of fitness! During your session, we’ll also talk you through some of our other classes and programs, our Foundations courses, group fitness classes, wellness challenges, and more!

Next Steps: Whatever your health and wellness goals are, the YMCA is here to help! During your session, you’ll get take-home wellness info, goal-setting worksheets, and more! We can also help you get signed up for a second FREE session – like Lap Swim Foundations, Yoga Foundations, or a 60 min. Personal Training Session – that will get you plugged into our community and on your way to reaching your goals! Learn more about your next steps in the section below!

If you haven’t already registered for your Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation, feel free to sign up anytime at either Member Services Desk or call 701.293.9622.

Questions? Contact Caleb Johnson, our Health and Wellness Director, at 701.356.1447 or caleb.johnson@ymcacassclay.org


Next Steps & Foundational Courses

Kickstart your health and wellness goals with these FREE sessions and courses!! In addition to your Smart Start Fitness Center Orientation, feel free to take it further with a 60 Min. Personal Training session, or learn foundational techniques in Lap Swim Foundations or our Group Fitness Foundations courses!

60 Minute Personal Training Session: Dive into a personalized wellness plan! You’ll work with a Personal Trainer to analyze and understand your body composition, discuss your fitness history, and go through a workout on the fitness floor. Sign up by calling 701.293.9622. Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/personaltraining

Lap Swim Foundations: Get started on a fun water workout! Aquatics staff will show you where the lap swim equipment is stored and how to use it. You’ll also learn how to share lanes and lap swim basics to get you started on a swimming workout. No registration required. All levels of skill and experience are welcome!! Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/aquatics

Group Fitness Foundations: Learn group fitness techniques with foundational courses, offered September – May! Each course consists of a three-class workshop, designed to help you feel comfortable and ready to make the most of your workout! All levels of fitness and experience welcome. Registration required. Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/groupfitness

     • Yoga Foundations: Join us for a series of three classes, designed just for beginners! You’ll learn foundational
       poses, breath work, and relaxation in a nurturing and welcoming environment. Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/yoga
     • Cycle Foundations: Pedal along on our state-of-the-art stationary bikes as instructors guide you through step-by-
       step instructions on bike setup, form, and training techniques. Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/cycle
     • XYZ Foundations: Learn proper set-up, technique, and form so you’re ready to jump into class! You’ll learn to use
       the TRX® suspension system, rowers, free weights, and more! Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/groupfitness     
      • BODYPUMP® Foundations: Learn the basics of this popular barbell class to get lean, build strength, and tone
       muscle. You’ll earn equipment setup, proper lifting form, and more! Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/groupfitness

Our foundational courses aren’t just for beginners! Even experienced individuals can feel free to participate to improve form, troubleshoot problem areas, learn foundational techniques, and more!

Register Now

Questions? Contact Caleb Johnson, our Health and Wellness Director, at 701.356.1447 or caleb.johnson@ymcacassclay.org


Member Benefits

Your YMCA membership includes TONS of perks and benefits – make sure you make the most of everything we offer! Here’s just a few of our benefits and offerings:

Two Fitness Centers, including 24/hr Access Family Play Areas – Kids’ Gym, Play Loft, Xerzones Locker Rooms with Whirlpools/Saunas
Aquatic Center with three Pools 100+ Group Fitness Classes/Week FREE Events and Programs
Two Basketball Gyms Racquetball and Handball Courts Discounts on Programs and Services
32-Foot Climbing Wall Guess Passes and Day Passes and more!

Learn more and view all Member Benefits: ymcacassclay.org/benefits

Questions? Contact Casey Sanders, our Membership and Retention Director, at 701.364.4124 or casey.sanders@ymcacassclay.org


How to Register for Programs, Events, & More!

We offer tons of programs, events, services and activities for people of all ages, interests, levels of experience, and more! Some offerings don’t require registration, but many of them do.

You can register for YMCA programs, events, and more by visiting either Member Services Desk, calling 701.293.9622, or visiting us online at ymcacassclay.org/register.

If you’d like to register online, please create an account, and then login. You’ll then be able to search for the program you’re interested in, and get registered!

To learn more about registration, view our registration and refund policies, or get more instructions, visit us online.

Register Now

Questions about registration? Contact Casey Sanders, our Membership and Retention Director, at 701.364.4124 or casey.sanders@ymcacassclay.org


Get Involved

The YMCA a not-for-profit community service organization that works side-by-side with our neighbors every day to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and our community, we must focus our work in three key fundamental areas: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. But we wouldn’t be here without our members!! Here are just a few ways that you can get more involved at the YMCA:

Engage: Our programs, services and initiatives enable kids to realize their potential, offer ways for families to have fun together, and empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body. When you engage with the YMCA community, you’ll find support reaching your goals, gain confidence, and build relationships. We offer programs for people of all ages, interests, levels of experience, and more. Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/programs

Volunteer: Take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own neighborhood! We offer many opportunities to individuals and families wanting to get involved either one time or on a regular basis. These opportunities include helping at events like the Easter Eggstravaganza, Paul Howry Golf Tournament, and Healthy Kids Day, coaching our Youth Basketball League, volunteering at our Summer Food Program, becoming a Reach and Rise® Youth Mentor, joining a fundraising committee, and so much more! Learn more and view a full list of opportunities online: ymcacassclay.org/volunteer

Give: Donate vital financial resources for nurturing the potential of youth in our area, through the YMCA’s Partner of Youth Annual Campaign. All funds given to the Annual Campaign go towards youth scholarships for child care, summer camp, youth programs, and more, to ensure the YMCA and our programs are available for ALL! Learn more: ymcacassclay.org/give

Questions? Contact Casey Sanders, our Membership and Retention Director, at 701.364.4124 or casey.sanders@ymcacassclay.org