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Get Started at the Y

Here at the YMCA of Greater Omaha, we strengthen communities by focusing on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We provide children and adults alike with a place to exercise, learn and grow and belong. We help children learn healthy habits, new skills and guide them to be strong, respectful adults. Adults find in the Y a supportive community to live a healthy lifestyle.

Check out the resources below to schedule your first complimentary session with a Wellness Coach, find your favorite group fitness class & reserve your spot, check out our new member materials and more!

Visit the YMCA Homepage     New Member Packet


►►You will receive an email containing your membership barcode. You can use your barcode to scan into our facilities using our app, or to access online on-demand fitness classes in Virtual Y!

Download the 'Omaha YMCA' app here: App Store for iPhone or Google Play

Add your barcode to the app!



Enjoy on-demand exercise classes with your favorite YMCA of Greater Omaha instructors, exclusively for Y members! Stay active at home and on your schedule. Virtual Y is FREE for current members to enjoy and explore. Current classes include Balance & Strength, Yoga & Chair Yoga, SilverSneakers Circuit, Total Toning, HIIT, Lower Body & Core Strength, and MORE. New classes will be added weekly!

How to use Virtual Y     Explore Virtual Y!

Begin Your Journey

The Get Started program is a complimentary wellness program for EVERY member at the YMCA. We want to make sure you are not only comfortable at the Y but successful in your wellness journey. The Get Started Program takes places over two sessions with a Wellness Coach, and is available to all members of the YMCA of Greater Omaha who are 15 years and older. We want to ensure that every member at the YMCA has a wellness coach for their fitness journey. 

Your coach will work with you to craft a program to help you reach your fitness goals, whether they are weight loss, building muscle, or another goal entirely! 

Click on your preferred branch below to schedule your first Get Started session!

Armbrust YMCA      Butler-Gast YMCA      Charles E. Lakin YMCA

Downtown YMCA      Maple Street YMCA     Mills County YMCA

Sarpy YMCA     Southwest YMCA    Twin Rivers YMCA

YMCA Healthy Living Center


Looking to join a Group Fitness Class? All classes are included with your membership, and we offer a wide range of classes for every interest at our 10 metro locations. Click the button below to see our schedules!

Currently, reservations are required for group fitness classes to ensure social distancing. Learn more on the Group Fitness Schedule page.

Group Fitness Schedules

Want to go even further to reach your goal? The YMCA of Greater Omaha offers a variety of opportunities to work with our team to succeed at your fitness goals. Visit our Fitness at the Y page to learn more about Personal Training, Small Group Training and Youth Fitness Training. 

Fitness at the Y

YMCA of Greater Omaha Youth Programs

Did you know that Y members receive a discount on youth sports, swim lessons, summer camp and other youth programs? Click the links below to learn more about each of the programs we provide to keep kids active, help them build lifelong friendships and more!

Youth Sports     Aquatics

Summer Day Camp     Other Youth Programs