At the Y, we know that the sacrifices made by our military service members and families can mean missed milestones, holidays spent miles apart and less quality time together with family and friends. You work to make a better us—and for that, we salute you with our Military benefits. We want the Y to be the place you come together to rebuild any lost time or missed opportunities, and to focus on yourself and your loved ones.


  • WAIVED JOIN FEES - Save 100% off of your joining fee. 
  • MILITARY SWIM - Free for active duty and dependents of active duty with a valid military ID, and veteran ID holders. Join online or in-person today!
  • MEMBERSHIP HOLDS - Flexibility to activate and deactivate membership during deployment.

NOTE: A valid military or Veteran ID must be shown to receive these benefits


The Armed Services YMCA enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life. The Goldsboro Family YMCA participates in the Military Outreach Initiative offered through the Armed Services YMCA's contract with the Department of Defense. Please visit the Armed Services YMCA website below to learn more about the program. All applications must be submitted to the Armed Services YMCA following the instructions on their website.

DOD Military Outreach Initiative