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Fitness Membership


Red letter Y with writing in red that says YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka  

Your Recreation & Fitness Membership

Are you looking to stay active and healthy? Then pick up your YMCA membership today!
Lakehead University Orillia students are eligible for a membership at the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka during the Fall and Winter semesters. There is no additional cost for the membership as it is already covered in your athletics fees. The YMCA offers a wide variety of recreational activities to help you stay active and reduce stress. Membership pick-up begins when classes are in session.

Note* One-year HBSW students eligible throughout duration of program


Frequently Asked Questions:

Where is the Orillia YMCA located?

Orillia YMCA

300 Peter Street North

Orillia, ON  L3V 5A2


How do I get my membership?

Step One

Get your photo taken and pick up your Lakehead student card from Security.

Step Two

Get your yearly validation sticker from Student Central located in Simcoe Hall and place it on the back of your student card. This shows that you are a registered student.

Step Three

Bring your Lakehead student card with your validation sticker to the YMCA membership desk at 300 Peter Street North. The YMCA will then take your photo and print your YMCA membership card.


Where can I use my membership?

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka has 8 fitness centres for you to choose from. Depending on where you live you can access centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound and Wasaga Beach.

Many YMCAs allow you to use your memberships outside of the Simcoe/Muskoka region when you are away during holidays or academic placements. Check with your home YMCA as there can be limits to the number of times you can work out using a membership from another region.


When is my membership valid?

Your YMCA membership is valid during the Fall and Winter semesters (September through April). Note* One-year HBSW students eligible throughout duration of program


What is included with my membership?

Your membership provides access to our general adult locker rooms, which include locker facilities, showers, washrooms and change area. Monthly lockers or towel service can be rented at an additional fee. Your membership also includes access to the pool, quality YMCA programming and fitness services at no additional fee. 

Select programming including martial arts and advanced aquatics requires registration and payment.


What type of drop in classes are offered?

Members can drop in to group cycle, aquafit, gravity and other fitness classes. The drop in class schedule is available at the YMCA membership desk and online.


Orillia YMCA Contact Information:


Phone: 705-325-6168