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YMCA of Metro Atlanta waiving joining fees for new members in January

Organization encouraging community to get active in the new year 

The Y offers a FREE one-on-one 6 month coaching program for members.

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta today announced it’s removing joining fees for new members until January 23. With membership, individuals can access 19 metro Atlanta YMCA locations and visit other facilities nationwide.

YMCA of Metro Atlanta membership offers access to world-class pools, unlimited group exercise classes and state-of-the-art equipment. Members also gain access to YMCA360, an on-demand video platform offering group exercise classes, well-being classes and more.
“With the start of the new year, we’re encouraging community members to visit the Y and see how our organization can help you reach your fitness, health and wellness goals in 2023,” said Lauren Koontz, president and CEO of YMCA of Metro Atlanta. “We created this membership offer to provide the community with opportunities to reach their full potential. The Y is dedicated to helping members build spirit, mind and body.”

To motivate Y members, the Y offers THE COACH APPROACH®, a free one-on-one six-month coaching program. Using effective and efficient behavior change methods, coaches design a sustainable exercise plan for members to initiate and continue a fitness routine. The science-backed program is designed to enhance well-being, increase energy levels, improve mood and prevent disease.
Those interested in obtaining a Y membership can visit For a complete list of YMCA of Metro Atlanta locations, visit