Military Outreach - Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA

Military Outreach

The Armed Services YMCA and Department of Defense Outreach Initiative offers YMCA memberships to eligible military families and personnel who may not have access to a nearby military facility.

Eligible military families and personnel include:

  • Family members of deployed National Guard and Reservists
  • Active Duty families who live in one of the selected Joint Bases created by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process (contact Military OneSource or 800-342-9647 for a list of eligible Joint Bases)
  • Active Duty Independent Duty Personnel and their families as approved by their Military Service Headquarters
  • Relocated spouses and family members of deployed Active Duty personnel
    Note: Eligibility is for Title 10 personnel only.

If you have questions about whether you are eligible or not, please refer to the Am I Eligible flyer.

How to Sign Up for a Membership:

  1. Click here to download deployment/order forms.  The Approval Form must be signed by an authorized Point of Contact person (listed on the second page of the approval form).
  2. Fill out the Eligibility Form and Membership Renewal Stipulations Form
  3. Click here to download Y Membership Application.  Saves time to fill out before visiting your Y branch.
  4. Bring all of the above information along with your spouse's deployment orders and your military ID to the Member Service Desk at the Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA
  5. Start using your membership & participating in programs immediately


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