Welcome to the Y, where there's something for everyone.

For more than 70 years, the Niles-Buchanan YMCA has contributed to the lives of thousands of people of all ages, races, religions, and economic backgrounds. We are a non-profit charitable organization like few others in the area. At the Y, we have the unique opportunity to touch the lives of infants, children, adults, and seniors throughout the Southwest Michigan community.

As a YMCA 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 and Family Gym Time
  • 25-yard, 6-lane Lap Pool & Warm Water Therapy Pool
  • CYBEX Strength and Cardio Equipment
  • Free weight room
  • Indoor Walking and Running Track
  • Saunas in Men's & Women's Locker Rooms
  • Flat screen TVs
  • No Contracts

Niles-Buchanan YMCA Membership Rates

Membership Type Join Fee Monthly Fee Annual Fee
Youth (0-12) $30 $15 $180
Teen (13-19) $30 $20 $240
Young Adult (20-28) $30 $33 $396
Adult (29-64) $50 $49 $588
Couple $50 $65 $780
Household $50 $69 $828
Additional Adult $0 $23  
Single Parent Household $50 $65 $780
Senior (65+) $0 $45 $540
Senior Couple $0 $60 $720
  • New and 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.
  • For a couple, household, single parent, senior couple, and additional adult memberships, members must reside in the same household. Verification is required.
  • Membership dues withdraw monthly on the 10th.

Niles-Buchanan YMCA Guest Pass Rates

  Day Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
(0-19 years)
$6 $15 $20 $25 $30
(20+ years)
$11 $22 $35 $47 $59
(2+ Individuals)
$16 $27 $45 $62 $79

Guest passes can be purchased at Member Service.

Facility Hours

Sunday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Monday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM
Tuesday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM
Thursday 5:00 AM-10:00 PM
Friday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Saturday 6:00 AM-4:00 PM

The YMCA closes on major holidays: 

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

The YMCA will close early on: 

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

Location Amenities

  • Child Watch
  • 25 Yard
  • 6 Lane Pool
  • Warm Water Therapy Pool
  • Gymnasium with 2 Full Courts
  • 1/10 of a Mile Indoor Track
  • Cardiovascular Center
  • Free Weight Room
  • CYBEX Strength Training Equipment
  • Special Needs/Family Locker Rooms
  • Mens & Womens Locker Room with Sauna
  • Aerobic Room/Track Aerobic Area
  • State Licensed Preschool
  • Babysitting Room (Infant to 12 Years) with Outdoor Playground

News & Events


As of January 1, 2020, the YMCA of Michiana and YMCA of Southwest Michigan have officially merged into one association: YMCA of Greater Michiana. The new association includes the Benton Harbor-St. Joseph YMCA in St. Joseph, MI; Niles-Buchanan YMCA in...


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 22, 2019 Both YMCA of Southwest Michigan branches will start a new session of LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA in September. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week exercise program and support group for cancer...


It’s 6 1/2 weeks into the new year, and, for some, that “New Year, New You” resolution has started to falter – or fail altogether. It’s something Michelle Holloway, director of personal training and health promotions for the YMCA of...


YMCA Day of Giving On Monday, March 2, give where you live! YMCA Day of Giving is a one-day event to show your support for the Y and the incredible programs that help strengthen our community. We need your help!...
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