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Military Membership

Military Discounts & Financial Assistance

With multiple deployments and the uncertainty of what's ahead, the Y is here to help ease some of the stress associated with military life. Through programs and events that are hosted across the region, we connect families and provide a safe and nurturing environment for children.

Active Duty Military $0 join fees and 25% off monthly rates

Retired Military 50% off join fees

Bring your active duty or retired military ID to any of our locations to receive your military membership discount.

For more information on the Department of Defense FREE Title 10 membership CLICK HERE

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Project Honor

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is proud to serve our military families who call Colorado Springs and the surrounding Pikes Peak region home by offering financial assistance and no cost membership to qualified individuals.

We want to give back and support our nation's heroes. The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is honored to provide a limited number of 50% discount on membership for 6 months to post 9/11 wounded veterans and a limited number of free 6 month memberships for Gold Star families.

Who is eligible for Project Honor?

  • Active duty, reserve, National Guard, or veteran Purple Heart Recipient with a documented VA disability rating and their caregivers residing at the same residence.
  • Gold star spouse or dependent of service member who died in service to our nation.

Next Steps

To schedule a 15-minute virtual meeting to verify your eligibility and discuss next steps. Click here to email Theresa Johnson. Please note that Project Honor scholarships typically require 5-7 business days to activate after this meeting.

Proof of eligibility will be determined during your virtual meeting and requires one of the following documents:

Gold Star Families

  • The DIC eligibility letter from the Department of Veteran Affairs
  • If the spouse died on active duty, the DD1300
  • If the surviving spouse is not receiving DIC, the DD214, the death certificate, and if necessary, other appropriate documentation.

Post 9/11 Wounded Warriors & Purple Heart Recipients

  • DD214
  • Orders
  • Command Letter

As an organization for all, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is committed to empowering families to access our facilities and services. If you need financial assistance and do not meet the above requirements, please visit any of our local branches and speak with a Membership Experience Director about financial assistance options.

Spouse Employment

Knowing full well the talent, resilience and experience that military spouses bring to organizations, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region strives to be an employer of choice. With positions available in numerous fields that offer flexible schedules, and locations across the country, the Y is a great place for military spouses to build their careers. Visit to view current openings.



Home Front Military Network

Home Front Military Network is honored to have the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region as a partner agency. HFMN connects our local service members veterans and their families to the highest quality resources provided by our trusted community partners. Visit to learn more.

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Mt. Carmel

Mt. Carmel is proud to work with the Armed Services YMCA in the Pikes Peak Region to provide active military the best practices in transition and wellness services for veterans, military and their families by delivering expertise, resources, pace and sustainability. Learn more at

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Angels of America's Fallen

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is proud to partner with Angels of America's Fallen and serve the children of our Nation's Fallen. Children who are currently registered with Angels of America's Fallen Receive one season of youth sports, enrichment programming or one session of swim lessons. To learn more about opportunities for Gold Star Children, please visit

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Airman and Family Readiness Center

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is proud to partner with the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The Airman and Family Readiness Center provides programs and services to assist commanders and leaders to identify, assess, and minimize challenges to maintain unit cohesion; strengthen operational readiness, and enable the development and sustainment of resilient, ready Airmen and families. To learn more please visit

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Armed Services YMCA

Making Military Life Easier.

The Armed Services Y provides free or low-cost programs for junior enlisted military & their families to make military life easier. We make military life easier by providing programs and services to the young men and women of all six armed services: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Space Force. Our three areas of focus - youth development, healthy living and social responsibility - allow us to support thousands of young enlisted soldiers, sailors, and airmen, and their families each year with the help of gracious donors and stalwart volunteers.

Proud Sponsors & Partners

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