New Member Checklist

So you’ve become a member of the Down East Family YMCA. Congratulations and welcome!  Here are a few things you can do to get the most of your Y experience.

Ask for a Tour

If you haven’t yet taken a tour of your Y, contact the welcome center at any location and schedule a tour. Your tour will help you become familiar with your Y, programs and services we offer and give you an opportunity to familiarize yourself with our spaces.

Schedule a Wellness Center Orientation

Not sure where to start in the fitness center? Get an orientation to the space and equipment with a member of our staff.Ask your questions about where things are, what machines and equipment we have and let us know how we can help you get started on your fitness journey at The Y.Stop by the welcome desk to request a fitness center orientation. Orientations are also a great way to see if personal training may be right for you.

Download our Helpful Mobile App 

Download our mobile app from your App store to view schedules on the go! Register for classes and programs from the app. Use your phone to scan in and out of The Y. Add registrations to your personal calendar, get updates regarding schedule changes, view announcements and special offers and browse programs/classes. (Search for Down East YMCA on Apple and Google App stores.)

Invite a Friend or Family Member

Find a fitness partner that will push you, boost your confidence and make exercising fun! Members receive three free guest passes per year so they can invite friends and family to the Y (youth memberships excluded).

Get Connected and Stay Informed

Make sure we have your email address. We send out e-newsletters filled with helpful wellness information, upcoming events, membership benefits and much more. Be sure to like our Facebook pages! To find branch specific Facebook pages, check out our locations page!