what we offer and membership
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.
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. We also offer private and group 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.
Payment Options: Monthly membership fees are paid through an automatic bank withdrawal monthly on the date the membership began. The annual paid-in-full membership expires one year from the change date. The annual membership may not be refunded prior to the expiration date except in cases of illness or relocation. *Members are responsible to make sure all payment information is up-to-date in our system. Each member receives one grace period and then a $25 processing fee is applied. Monthly and paid-in-full memberships require 10-day notice via completion of a Cancellation form.
Membership Cancellation: Click here for the form.
Change in Status: Click here for the form.
Membership Freeze: Click here for the form.
Hours of Operation
*Family memberships include only spouse and legal tax dependents living in the same household, unless a legal guardian relationship exists.
Fitness Gift Certificates available! Purchase at the front desk or call 704.525.5770.
No personal training or team training outside of Industrial Strength and YWCA programming is permitted.
Fins and tails are not permitted in the pool by unauthorized individuals. (Authorized individuals include professionals approved by the Aquatics Manager).
How to Join
Payment Options Monthly membership fees are paid through an automatic bank withdrawal monthly on the date the membership began. 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 15 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.
Contact Info and Policies