The Armed Services YMCA is proud to work with the Department of Defense to offer the Military Outreach Initiative. The Military Outreach Initiative offers gym memberships for qualified military members and families nationwide. Through this initiative, military members and families receive access to vital resources that promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Qualifying Categories:

Category 1: Active Duty Independent Duty Personnel

  • I am assigned to a Service-designated Independent Duty Station that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility; AND
  • I require a single-person membership or my family resides with me and I require a family membership. Only one membership type (single or family) authorized.

Category 2: Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Active Duty

  • Sponsor is deployed or on “unaccompanied tour” orders that require the member to reside at an assigned duty location and restricts the spouse/family from accompanying the member; AND
  • Sponsor’s family resides at a Service-designated independent duty station or in an area that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.

Category 3: Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Joint Deployed Guard and Reserve

  • Sponsor is on deployment orders that require the member to reside at an assigned duty location that restricts the spouse/family from accompanying the member; AND
  • Sponsor’s family resides at a Service-designated independent duty station or in an area that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.

Category 4: Community Based Warrior Transition Unit (CBWTU)

  • My duty location is my house address.
  • My home address is not located at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.
  • I require a single-person membership or my family resides with me and I require a family membership. Only one membership type (single or family) authorized.

 

Application Forms

Program Instructions and Requirements PDF
Membership Application PDF
Independent Duty Station – Command Form
Waiver Request Form PDF

Submission Requirements:

Please review all of the application forms.  Complete and bring all forms along with your military ID to the Welcome Center.  All applications can also be sent to Landon Prutznal at  landonprutznal@icymca.org.  Due to the popularity of this initiative, please allow up to 30 days for processing. The best way to speed up your application is to ensure it is complete with necessary signatures. Incomplete forms will be returned and will delay your membership.

For questions, please read the FAQs.