Can YGBW members bring guests to the YMCA?

YGBW Members can bring guests following the guidelines below. Note that the guest policy is different for indoor and outdoor facilities.


Indoor Facility Guest Policy

  • What is the Indoor Facility Guest Policy?
    • The following membership package types are eligible to bring guests to the indoor facility:
      • Young Adult Membership
      • Adult Membership
      • Two person Membership
      • Senior Membership
      • Senior Two Person Membership
      • Family Membership
      • Family Three Adult Membership
      • Military Outreach Initiative Memberships
      • Silver Sneakers, Silver & Fit, Renew Active Memberships
    • Each membership unit (not individual member) receives three complimentary guest passes per calendar year. Each pass can be used for up to four guests as long as they visit at the same time.
    • After using their complimentary guest passes, members may purchase additional guest passes (children two and under are free) for those over the ages of two at a cost of $15 per person per visit.

    • An individual is permitted to visit the Y three times as a guest (whether they come with a member or purchase a day pass on their own) before needing to obtain their own YGBW membership to access the facility.
    • Indoor facility guest passes may not be used for the outdoor pool, nor may outdoor pool guest passes be used for the indoor facility.
    • Child Watch, Y/Kids Zone and Group Exercise classes are available to guests so long as space permits. Check with the member services desk upon check-in for availability.
    • All guests aged 18+ must have show photo ID. Additional restrictions may apply. 
    • Please note the following for those under 18:
Use of Indoor Guest Passes Involving Minors
Member Age Guest Age Who signs in the guest? Who needs to stay with guest and host member?
18+ Under 18 The adult member The adult member
0-17 Under 18 An adult at least 18 years of age on the same membership as host minor member N/A
0-17 18+ Young Adult N/A

Outdoor Pool and Waterpark Guest Policy

  • What is the Outdoor Pool and Waterpark Guest Policy?
    • Upper Main Line YMCA's 50 Meter Pool
      • Unfortunately, due to high demand, guests passes are not available for the 50 Meter Pool at the Upper Main Line YMCA.
    • Brandywine, Lionville, Jennersville and West Chester Area YMCA Outdoor Pools

      • Each membership unit (not individual members) of the outdoor pool receives three complimentary guest passes per season. Each pass can be used for up to four guests as long as they visit at the same time.

      • After using their complimentary guest passes, members may purchase additional guest passes for those over the ages of two at a cost of $15 per person per visit.

      • Individuals can visit three times using a guest pass (regardless of whether the member host is the same or not) and/or day pass before needing to purchase a YGBW membership.
      • Outdoor pool guest passes may not be used for the indoor facility, nor may indoor facility guest passes be used for the outdoor pool.
      • All guests aged 18+ must have show photo ID. Additional restrictions may apply. 
      • To provide the safest experience possible, non-members under the age of 12 using the swimming pool need to complete a swim evaluation using our Test-Mark-Protect system.
      • Please note the following for those under 18:

        Use of Outdoor Pool and Waterpark Passes
        Involving Minors
        Member Age Guest Age Who signs in the guest? Who needs to stay with guest and host member?
        18+ Under 18 The adult member The adult member
        0-17 Under 18 An adult at least 18 years of age on the same membership as host minor member N/A
        0-17 18+ The guest, Adult guest must have consent of the adult at least 18 years of age on the membership  N/A