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what we offer and how to join

Welcome to the Sarah Belk Gambrell Fitness Center!

The YWCA is your co-ed comfortable fitness center. We have a great community comprised of members from all walks of life and various fitness levels.  We offer competitive rates, a friendly staff, a safe and comfortable facility and knowledgeable instructors.

Please come and try the YWCA with a complimentary four-day guest pass. Once you’ve visited, we believe that you’ll see that we are truly Charlotte’s comfortable fitness center.

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Fitness Gift Certificates available! Purchase at the front desk or call 704.525.5770.


Membership includes the use of our indoor heated swimming pool, cardio room, weight room, circuit room, tennis courts, outdoor fitness trail and all of our classes.  We offer exciting group exercise classes and aquatics classes for every fitness level including yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Kickboxing and move & groove.  We also offer swim instruction for children as well as adults.

In addition to membership, the YWCA offers one-on-one services that are available at a reduced rate for members. Industrial Strength offers personal training services, nutritional counseling, Pilates reformer training and aquatics personal training.

Click here for membership application.

Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday                   5:45 am until 9:00 pm
Friday                                                5:45 am until 8:00 pm
Saturday                                            8:00 am until 5:00 pm
Sunday                                              1:00 pm until 5:00 pm
(Pool closes 15 minutes before close)

Membership Rates
Individual                                                                                        $52 monthly               $520 annually
Family (two adults and children under 21)                                          $72 monthly                $720 annually
Young Adult / Student (ages 17-29)                                                   $40 monthly               $400 annually
Senior (ages 63+)                                                                            $40 monthly               $400 annually
Senior couple                                                                                  $57 monthly               $570 annually

Fitness Member Referral Program

How to Join
To join the YWCA, simply fill out the attached application and drop by the YWCA. We will be happy to give you a tour of our facility and get you started on your way to a healthier lifestyle. The Health History Questionnaire will also need to be filled out prior to joining.

Payment Options
Monthly membership fees are paid through an automatic bank withdrawal on the 15th of every month. Annual paid-in-full memberships will expire one year from the joining date and are non-refundable. YWCA members will be notified before the expiration date and given the option to renew or cancel.

Membership Freeze
Did you know you may FREEZE your membership? Members may freeze their memberships for a MINIMUM of one-month, and a MAXIMUM of three-months at no additional charge simply by completing the following form. Mail the form into the front desk, or hand deliver it to the front desk so that we may process the request. Please note we require a 30-day notice for all membership freezes. Memberships will automatically re-activate and billing will begin drafting after the freeze is completed. Click here for form.

Click here for information about our child care services

Contact Info and Policies
For more information, contact the fitness center at 704.525.5770.