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Find Something for Everyone at the YMCA

The YMCA offers programs and activities for all ages, abilities and stages of life. Through our programming, we offer a place to build friendships, create positive experiences and participate in programs and activities to enhance well-being.

Benefits of Registering Online

Register for YMCA programs anytime, anywhere and from any device with easy online registration. Search for programs by name, location, schedule preference, and program or class type. Find the program of your choice and click register, all without lines or a trip to the Y.

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Programs at the Y

The YMCA offers a variety of programs including youth sports, swimming, child care and camps, group fitness classes, health programs and more. When you register for our programs, you are supporting the values and programs that strengthen our community. At the Y, youth learn what they can achieve, families can spend quality time together, and we offer a sense of belonging that deepens relationships in our community.

Youth Activities & Childcare


Summer Camps

Sports & Recreation

Creating your Online Account

In order to register for programs online, you will need to create an Online Account using the email address on file for your membership. If you are unsure what that email address is, this is the perfect time to call or stop by the Y and update your contact information so you can take full advantage of the enhanced online capabilities offered via your Online Account.

If you are a non-member registering for programs, you will also need to create an Online Account using the email address you used to register for any past programming. If you have not recently registered for any programming, you can still create a new online account.

Create Your Online Account

Need help getting set up?

Set Up Your Online Account
How to Register for Programs
Payment Methods & Withdrawals

Account Setup FAQ

If you are having trouble gaining access to your account please stop by the front desk or email [email protected] for further assistance.

Once you are logged in, click My Account and View Account. In the section with your contact information, there is a blue button that says Manage. Click this button and you will see an option to Change Password.

During the transition to the new system, some pictures were not updated. During one of your next visits to the Y, make sure we get a new photo of you at the front desk to add to your account!

If any of your personal information is wrong, please take a few moments to update your account. Click the “Manage” button to update your profile. It is important to have a correct email address and phone number listed in your profile.

Once you are logged in, you can view your member barcode under the Membership section. It is found directly under where your type of membership is listed. You can also view the barcodes for any additional members on your account.

Mankato YMCA Mobile App

It’s easier than ever to stay connected to the Y on the go! Our new and improved app will offer the same features as our old app, plus so much more. Download the app today and connect it to your online membership account.

YMCA Mobile App

Mobile App FAQ

Yes! Under your profile, select Connected Apps. Then select which app(s) you want to connect.


If your barcode is not working when you try to scan in at the front desk, you might have entered the wrong barcode number. You can verify your barcode number in your My Y Account, under Membership or ask the front desk to confirm your barcode number.

xCapture is a quick way to track your workout by simply taking a photo of your cardio equipment control panel.  Select which workout to capture, take a picture at the end of your workout and hit submit. Make sure you have a clear picture!


Having a public profile means your activity will show up in the Latest Activity Feed and Leaderboard within the app. These will only be visible to other members of the Y. If you do not want your profile to be public, you can change this under the privacy settings.

Challenges are a way to stay engaged with other members! All challenges are created by Y Wellness staff. Members are encouraged to join and share your progress and success!


There are two ways to view the fitness class schedule. Under Gym you will see Upcoming Classes at the top of the app. Click View All to see the entire schedule and to filter down classes. You can also view the schedule by selecting the + button in the top right-hand corner, then select Find a Class. 

No, you do not need to book a class in order to attend any one of our fitness classes. Reservations are not required at this time.

If your icon is not showing the Y logo, you can change this under the app settings. Go to Settings > App Preferences > Use custom app icon > Switch on

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