We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.


Membership Information

For more than 150 years, the Y has helped members improve their health and well-being while building a stronger sense of community. You can belong today!

The YMCA is a membership organization open to all people. The YMCA welcomes seniors, adults and youth of all ages, ethnicities, religions, abilities and financial circumstances. The YMCA embraces diversity, reflecting the needs and composition of the communities we serve.

Members may take advantage of our full-service facility seven days a week. You must carry your Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA I. D. card at all times while using the facility. Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult and are not issued membership I.D. cards. Financial assistance is available.

For more information, contact our Membership Office,
760.942.9622, ext. 1070

Joining Fee

The joining fee will be waived to all renewing members. Allowing a membership to lapse more than 30 days will be subject to this fee.

Membership Types

Individual Adult
(26+ years)
Dual Adult
(2 married adults)
(2 adults + children 25 years or under)
One-Parent Family
(parent + children 25 years or under)
Individual Senior
(62+ years)
Senior Couple
(2 married adults 62+ years)
Young Adult
(18-25 years)
(13-17 years)
(12 & under)
If you are active duty, retired or reserved military)
20% off your month dues on the membership category of your choice.This discount does not include county-wide membership plus programs.
Locker Rental


Click here to download
a membership registration form

Membership Rates (subject to change)
* Joining fees and youth fees are non-refundable

YMCA Membership Plus

(Join One, Join Them All)
With YMCA Membership Plus, you become a member of a family of 11 facility branches of the YMCA of San Diego County and have access to all of their facilities.

Single Parent Family
*Rates are based on automatic bank draft system. Activation requires one month down (pro-rated) and the joining fee.

Daily Fees

We encourage members to introduce friends and family to our YMCA. First-time visitors are given a complimentary guest pass after a tour of the facility.
Pass Type
Youth Pass
(13 and Under)
Young Adult
(13 -17 years)
Adult Pass
(18 and Up)
IMPORTANT NOTE: All Magdalena Ecke YMCA members & participants must have a completed Adult Information & Waiver Form on file before participating in our programs and events. Download a copy here, pick one up at the YMCA or call 760.635.3050 to have one mailed to you.

More information:
760.942.9622 ext. 1070.

Guest Policy

We encourage members to introduce friends and family to our YMCA. First-time visitors are given a complimentary guest pass after a tour of the facility.


Cancellations must be submitted in writing via:

  • Fax: 760.944.9197
  • Email:
  • Mail:
    Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
    200 Saxony Road
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    Attn: Membership

Cancellations must be received 10 days prior to membership draft date. A $20 service fee will be applied for all accounts returned unpaid, closed, payment stopped, declined or any changes not received in written notification 10 days prior to your draft date. There are no refunds. The alternative payment plan is an Annual Membership.

Holds and Dormant Memberships

"Holding" a membership for travel or illness must be approved through the Membership Coordinator. Holds are considered on a case-by-case basis and must be accompanied by medical or travel documentation. There is a maximum number of months allowable for "holds or dormants."