You know when you discover something REALLY GREAT ... and the first thing you want to do is tell somebody?  Well, that's what we're hoping you do with your Membership at the Y.  It is really great.  You love it and your friends will love it too.  So, don't keep this to yourself ... Refer a Friend and Share the Y.

Member Referral Program

Refer a member that joins the Akron Area YMCA and YOU receive a month off your membership!  

Connect, stay active and build your social network!  If you enjoy the Y, refer a friend. With each new referral (up to 6 per year) you'll receive a month of FREE membership.*


1. Tell your friends and family about the Y.
2. Fill out a “Share the Y” referral form and give to a friend.
3. If your friend fills out the coupon, brings it in to any Akron Area YMCA branch and joins, YOU receive 1 FREE month of membership! Offer not available with online registration. Offer must be redeemed in person, with completed coupon.

Download the referral coupons here!


Once YOU become a Y member, YOU too can participate in the Member Referral program.

*Terms and Conditions:
Members may refer up to 6 referrals per calendar year. Referral form must be on file to qualify for promotion. Youth memberships, program members, financial assistance, payroll deducts, SilverSneakers®, Prime and Y staff are excluded. Valid at time of new Y member join only. Must be 18 years of age or older. Other restrictions and/or exclusions may apply. Not valid during months of December, January or membership promotions.

Contact Information

Akron Area YMCA
50 S. Main Street, Ste. LL 100
Akron, Ohio 44308
(330) 376-1335