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20/20 MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL PROGRAM

Spread the news and shrink your dues!

Refer a friend and when they join, you will both receive 20% off your monthly dues for up to one year as long as you both are members! 

Get Started: 
1. Confirm with your local Y branch that your correct email address is on file and click on the "Refer A Friend" button above to print out a referral form. 

2. Provide your friend with your first and last name and birthday or, choose to print and complete the “Refer a Friend” card below. Once completed, you can you can pass along to a friend or family member.

3. Using your name and birthday, your friend can then join the Y online or in branch.

4. After your friend joins, your monthly membership auto-draft will be reduced by 20%, within 30 days as long as you BOTH remain members in good standing for up to one year.

5. If your friend’s membership is terminated, you have 30 days to invite a new friend to join before your monthly dues go back to the standard rate.

6. You can refer as many friends as you would like. Having multiple referral connections ensures that your savings continue, should one of your friends unexpectedly leave the Y.

7. Continue to share the Y with more friends! Using email or social media, send out the link to this page, along with your name, and birthday (you do not have to share the year you were born- Month and Day are acceptable). Or you can choose to print and complete the “Refer a Friend” card below. Once completed, you can you can pass along to a friend or family member. 
    

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To qualify, new and referring members must have an active membership in good standing from of any of these membership categories: Youth, Teen, Adult, Senior, Senior Household and Household/Family.
*Members who receive a discounted membership rate do not qualify for this program.

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FAQ

What is the 20/20 Membership Referral Program?

As an incentive for becoming a partner in health and referring a member to the Y, both you and the new members you bring to the Y receive a 20% savings on your membership. And you both continue to receive the 20% savings as long as you both remain members for up to one year. 

Why are we starting the 20/20 Membership Referral Program?

We appreciate that when you choose to live a healthier lifestyle, you are more likely to be successful when you work together toward your health goals with the help of friends, family and teammates. Our 20/20 Membership Referral Program encourages you to be an advocate for healthier living, both personally and in the community. Our hope is that the 20/20 Membership Referral Program offers you an encouraging support system and enhanced motivation to meet your goals and strengthen our community.

How do I get started?

Confirm with your local Y branch that your correct email address is on file. To join the 20/20 Membership Programs, you simply need to complete the 20/20 referral card when you refer a friend join the Y. Download the Referral Card here. Or send them to our website so they can join online

Does my friend/family have to be with me to join?

We make joining easy. Friends and family do not need to be with you.
You simply need to complete the 20/20 referral card and give it to a friend. Download the referral form here. Or send them to our website so they can join online

Who is eligible for the 20% Referral program?

Current Members- You need to have an active membership in good standing from of any of these membership categories: Youth, Teen, Adult, Senior, Senior Household and Household/Family.

New Members: You need to join with a membership from any of these membership categories: Youth, Teen, Adult, Senior, Senior Household and Household/Family.

Can I refer more than one friend or family member?

Yes! Although you will not receive additional savings, as long as one of your referrals remains active, you will continue to enjoy the 20% savings. 

How long is this reduced rate valid?

The reduced rate received from participating in the 20/20 member benefit program is good for up to one year.

What happens if one of us leaves the Y?

Should one of you cancel your membership, the remaining member has 30 days to refer another friend or family member to join.

Will the 20/20 Membership Referral Program rate increase?

If future membership rates increase, the rate will reflect a 20% savings on whatever the current standard joining fee.

I am joining the Y as a new member in the 20/20 Membership Referral Program. Do I have to pay a joining fee?

Yes, new members joining through the 20/20 Membership Referral Program are subject to the standard joining fee.

I referred my friend and my friend joined. When do we receive the reduced rate?

The 20/20 Membership Referral Program rate for your membership and your friend’s membership will be reflected within 30 days of your friend joining the Y.  

Can I add a new family member to my membership and receive their reduced rate?

Adding a new family member to your membership is considered a membership upgrade and does not qualify for 20/20 Membership Referral Program rates.

Does my friend or family member have to join the same Y?

Your friend or family member is welcome to join any of the 9 branches of the YMCA of the Capital Area. Family members are only eligible if they do not reside in your household. 

Can a member leave and come back as another member's friend or family member?

No. There is a 90-day waiting period if a member has canceled their membership. Anyone who has had an active Y membership within the past 90 days will need to wait 3 months to be eligible for the 20/20 Membership Referral Program. 

I am currently receiving financial assistance. Can I refer a friend for this program?

Yes. We encourage all of members to take this opportunity and help us to make our community a healthier place to live. Should your friend or family member decide to join they will receive the 20/20 Membership Referral Program rate for the membership category they select. Your membership will remain at your standard financial assistance rate. As always, if finances are barrier, anyone can apply for financial assistance for membership.

I currently receive a reduced rate for my membership. Can I refer a friend for this program?

Yes. We encourage all members to take this opportunity and help us make our community a healthier place to live. Should your friend or family member decide to join they will receive the 20/20 Membership Referral Program rate for the membership category they select. Your membership will remain at your current special rate. 

Can I upgrade or downgrade my membership if I am part of the 20/20 Membership Referral Program?

Yes, you can upgrade or downgrade your membership as long as both members retain an eligible membership.