Fort Erie

The E.J. Freeland YMCA of Fort Erie is a place for people of all ages to become involved in wellness, fitness, recreational, leadership and social programs. The YMCA is a 45,000 sq. ft. facility which serves over 2700 members plus hundreds of Fort Erie residents in community programs. The state-of-the-art facility features

  • 20 metre three lane pool with slide
  • Leisure/splash pool
  • Gymnasium
  • 1 racquetball and 1 squash court
  • Two lane indoor walking track
  • Multipurpose rooms
  • Fitness Centre with Cybex and Precor cardio, strength and freeweight equipment
  • Family changeroom
  • Child minding 
  • Group Fitness Studio with cyclefit bikes
  • Variety of group fitness classes including cyclefit, yoga fitness, step, strength and more
  • Variety of children's programs planned with family convenience in mind

Membership Fees

The YMCA reviews fees and makes adjustments annually. Members paying by pre-authorized payments (excluding financially assisted members) will have the fee increase applied unless written direction is given to cancel the membership. You will receive notification 10 days in advance of any fee adjustment. You are responsible to ensure we have your correct mailing address.

Adult General (24+ yrs)


Young Adult (18-23 yrs)


Youth (13-17 yrs)


Child (up to12 yrs)*


Family General


Family General with Children


Family General Grandparent +$38.25

Note: Prices quoted above are monthly rates and do not include HST. 
*Child category exempt for HST. 
A photo id/proof of age is required when purchasing a membership. 
First month will be prorated to reflect start date. 

Family applies to a maximum of two adult spouses living at the same address. 

Family with children option applies to a maximum of two adult spouses and any number of dependent children up to age 24 living at the same address. 

Family Grandparent applies to a grandparent living at the same address as the family. Other criteria apply.

Young Adults with a valid student card may arrange 4 or 8 month memberships. All other memberships are annual. 

Building Fee (joining fee) is used to maintain YMCA facilities and equipment through capital improvements. Adult and Membership Plus members will be required to pay a Building Fee. Only one Building Fee is paid per family living at the same address. The Building Fee is non-refundable and must be paid at time of registration.

$100 per adult general/family + HST (all branches) 

Regional Membership

YMCA of Niagara members have the opportunity to participate at branches other than their home Membership Centre. Young adults and adults will have unlimited General Membership access at all Niagara region YMCAs. Child/Youth members have program privileges in their home YMCA and unlimited open/family swim access at all other branches. 

Payment Options

You may pay for your annual membership in full by cash, Interac, MasterCard and Visa, or by installment through our convenient Pre-authorized Payment Plan.

Pre-Authorized Payment

You may find it most convenient to use our Pre-authorized Payment Plan. All monthly memberships on a pre-authorized plan will be continuous. The YMCA requires 10 days notice before your scheduled payment date in order to cancel your membership. Cancellation must be done in person at a YMCA Health, Fitness and Aquatics branch.


The Fort Erie EJ Freeland Community YMCA is located at 1555 Garrison Road. The YMCA serves as a place to work out, make new friends, volunteer, bring your family, relax, learn about yourself, improve your health and much more. 

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The Fort Erie EJ Freeland Community YMCA will be open the following hours for your convenience. Please note that on holidays, our program schedules may be reduced.

Building Hours 

Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
Saturday & Sunday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Holidays 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Contact Us

Sharon Schilz
Centre Manager 
Fort Erie EJ Freeland Community YMCA 
1555 Garrison Road Fort Erie, ON 
L2A 1P8 
Tel: 905 871 9622 
Fax: 905 871 9228 


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