YMCA of El Paso

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Welcome to the

YMCA of El Paso

The YMCA of El Paso strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.

With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.


Silver Sneakers
What is the Silver Sneakers Fitness Program?

Silver Sneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.

Unlock the door to greater independence and a healthier life with Silver Sneakers. Health plans around the country offer this award-winning program to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. Silver Sneakers provides access to the YMCA at any participating location across the country. This great benefit includes:

  • access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, pool, sauna and other available amenities
  • customized Silver Sneakers classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
  • health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • a specially trained Program Advisor at the fitness center to introduce you to Silver Sneakers and help you get started
  • member-only access to online support that can help you lose weight, quit smoking or reduce your stress

You may already have Silver Sneakers

Silver Sneakers is a benefit offered to members of many Medicare plans across the U.S. If you are part of a Medicare health plan or if you are a group retiree you may already have the Silver Sneakers benefit.

Find out if your health plan or Medicare Supplement carrier offers Silver Sneakers or find a participating health plan in your state.

Silver Sneakers Health Plans Locator

How do I start using Silver Sneakers?

It is easy to enroll.  Simply bring your Silver Sneakers Member ID card to your local YMCA. No Silver Sneakers card? Bring your health plan ID card with you to tour your local YMCA and to see all the amenities you’ll enjoy as a Silver Sneakers member.  Begin enjoying your benefit today!

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.