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Seventh Grade Memberships

Welcome 7th (& 8th) graders!

YMCA of Bucks County offers free memberships for all 7th graders in our community! YMCA of Bucks County is a cause-driven organization for Youth Development fulfilling its mission with the Seventh Grade Initiative. The Y offers free membership to all students in the seventh grade. The goal of the initiative is to encourage youth to make healthy choices and avoid risky behaviors to succeed in school and life.

In order to participate, students will need to show a student ID/report card or class roster along with a parental/guardian signature.

8th graders who were 7th grade members during the 2019-2020 school year will have the ability to complete their membership during the 2020-2021 school year with no need to re-submit their documentation. Contact your Welcome Center for details.Those who wish to join as 8th graders should submit paperwork with proof of age/grade level and register with a parent.

Those who participate will receive access to the pools, the Wellness Center with a mandatory orientation, the gym, the ability to participate in group exercise classes and sports classes, teen programs, volunteering opportunities and much more!

2021 School Year
Registration & membership begins: 9/1/20
Membership expires: 8/31/21
Must join by: 5/31/21

*Please note that while coronovirus safety protocols are in place, parents must accompany and supervise during visits.

Get Started

  1. Register in-person at Welcome Center with proof of grade level and parent/guardian
  2. Read Teen Strength Orientation Guide and view the equipment orientation video.
  3. Take: Teen Strength Quiz and capture text results to show proof of completion at Welcome Center.
  4. Download the YMCA of Bucks County app review WORKOUTS to adult/teen cardio workout (hit start/once completed, choose Teen Total Body Strength Workout for helpful training videos.
  5. Use MindBody app or software to reserve open gym time and open/lap swim time.  <REGISTRATION LINKS>

    Teen Strength Orientation

     YMCA of Bucks County Wellness Centers are open to all members ages 12+. In properly orienting our teen members to the rules and how to safely use the equipment, teens/tweens age 12-14 must complete the new virtual Teen Strength Orientation prior to accessing the Wellness Center.

    Membership Benefits

    7th Grade Membership offers the following membership privileges:

    • Teen strength & fitness orientation
    • Use of Wellness Center*
    • Use of pool
    • Use of gymnasium
    • Sports and exercise classes
    • Reduced program costs
    • Teen classes

    * Must complete Teen Strength & Fitness Orientation video and packet to use the Wellness Center.

    Note regarding usage for 2020-2021 school year

    Teen Fusion Hours
    Monday thru Friday - Afterschool to 6:00 PM
    Time for teens to build friendships and healthy habits in a safe environment. 7th Grade Initiative members may visit the gymnasium and use the Wellness Center independently (without accompanying adult) during these hours.

    All other hours
    7th grader must be accompanied by an adult



    Kyle  Creighton
    Youth Sports & Membership Specialist



    Andrew Yannarella
    Associate Executive - Central Region

    215.348.8132, x1176

    Thank you to our 10-year 7th Grade Initiative program sponsor!