Welcome to the O'Brien/YMCA Partnership, where there's something for everyone.

The YMCA at O'Brien Center is a joint partnership between City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts and YMCA of Greater Michiana. If you’re looking for a gym with members of all fitness levels you’ve come to the right place. The O'Brien/YMCA Partnership provides a welcoming and community-based environment, giving you the confidence to begin your fitness journey. For more than 100 years, the Y has contributed to the lives of thousands of people of all ages, races, religions, and economic backgrounds. This partnership will allow our two organizations to maximize resources and best serve the South Bend community.

As a member, you’ll have all this at your fingertips:

  • FREE Group Exercise Classes
  • FREE Childwatch with a Household Membership
  • FREE Strength Training Instruction and Equipment Orientations
  • Open Basketball, Open Pickleball, and Family Gym Time
  • Strength Center with14 Paramount strength training machines and a full line of free weights
  • Cardio Center with 34 Precor cardiovascular machines including stair climbers, cross trainers, elliptical machines, treadmills, and exercise cycles with Polar heart rate monitors. Treadmills and AMT’s have screens with capability of watching Netflix, personalized workouts, and tracking your progress.
  • Access to most YMCAs nationwide
  • Dry Sauna
  • Climbing Wall
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • No Contracts

O'Brien/YMCA Partnership Membership Rates

Please note, rates go into effect September 1, 2020

Membership Type Join Fee Monthly Fee Annual Fee
Teen (13-19) $30 $20 $240
Young Adult (20-28) $30 $30 $360
Adult (29-64) $50 $40 $480
Couple $50 $50 $600
Household $50 $60 $720
Single Parent Household $50 $48 $576
Senior (65+) $0 $35 $420
Senior Couple $0 $45 $540
  • New/Renewing (over 30 days inactive) memberships are subject to a join fee.
  • Household membership includes one or two Adult(s) and legal dependent(s) at the same address.
  • Dependents ages 20-26 must be enrolled in school. Otherwise they are considered an additional adult. *Additional Adult Add-On Fee applies, see rate above.
  • Military and School Employees must show ID to receive pricing.

O'Brien/YMCA Partnership Guest Pass Rates

Day Pass $10

Guest passes can be purchased at Member Service.

Facility Hours

Sunday 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Monday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Tuesday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Thursday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Friday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM-4:00 PM

Childwatch Hours

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
4:00-7:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday

The O'Brien/YMCA Partnership closes on major holidays: 

New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

The O'Brien/YMCA Partnership will close early on: 

Christmas Eve (12:00 PM)
New Year's Eve (3:00 PM)

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