YOUR GUIDE TO A SPONSORED MEMBERSHIP
Our Sponsored Membership program serves those individuals and families who have the greatest need in our community. Those that are unable, not unwilling, to pay the full fee for a general membership or for specific programs.
Individuals interested in applying for a Sponsored Membership should visit the Membership Sales & Service Desk to receive a membership application form or print out the form above.
What method of payment is used?
You may ask for another YMCA Sponsored Membership appointment and a Staff Member will be pleased to discuss new arrangements.
Where does the money come from to support the program?
The Sault Ste. Marie YMCA
What do I need to bring to my interview?
Proof (receipts) of all monthly income (including child tax credit, child care credit, support payments, etc.)
Proof (receipts) of all monthly expenses (including Bell, cable, gas, PUC,house/car insurance, rent & mortgage)
Void Cheque or Membership form completed by bank for setting up your Pre-Authorized Payment Plan.
A willingness to discuss your financial situation and make a financial commitment.
If I receive a YMCA Sponsored Membership, what is expected of me?
All information provided by you is kept confidential. We expect the same confidentiality from you.
How do I renew my membership?
We ask you to review your membership through a review every 6 months.
You will receive a notice in the mail to review your membership approximately every 6 months - please book an appointment for review.
Failure to come in for a review will result in an automatic increase in your fee.
We will ask the following in the interview:
Why would you like to become a member of the YMCA?
Which programs and services interest you?
Please be aware that it may take up to two weeks to process your application.