The Highlands County YMCA is a fitness facility for families. Located at the busy intersection of Hammock and Lakewood Roads, not far off US 27, the YMCA is conveniently located for those living in Avon Park and Sebring.
A YMCA membership includes individual fitness evaluations for ages 13 and older, personalized exercise plans, aerobic and fitness classes (including step aerobics, water aerobics and tai chi), ping pong and air hockey. Strength trainers are available to members 5 days a week.
Members may also be entitled to discounts on specialized programs. Free babysitting is available for children from 6 months to 6 years with a family membership.
The YMCA also sponsors community sports programs such as soccer and baseball.
Individuals can purchase a membership for $37.00 per month or $111.00 quarterly. A one-time, nonrefundable joining fee of $50.00 is also required.
A family membership costs $54.00 monthly or $162.00 quarterly, with a $100.00 joining fee.
Youth/Teen memberships cost $32.00 monthly or $96.00 quarterly and require a $25.00 joining fee. This is also the fee schedule for senior citizens.
Student memberships are priced at $20.00 per month or $60.00 per quarter, with a $25.00 joining fee.