Y Gift Cards

Give the gift of health!

Whether you are celebrating a birthday, holiday, graduation, or just want to show you care, Y gift cards make gift giving easy! Y gift cards are available in the amount of your choice and can be redeemed for most Y programs and services in the National Capital Region.

Y gift cards can be used towards the cost of:

• Y membership fees
• Health and fitness programs
• Personal training sessions
• Swim lessons
• PA day, holiday and March break camps
• Summer camps (Neighbourhood Day Camp, Camp Otonabee – day and overnight camps)
• Towel service
• Child minding services
• Y Kids Club (after school child care)
• Locker rental

Y gift cards never expire and have no hidden fees. Make gift giving easy and surprise your friends and family with a gift that lets them choose what they really want, and provides hours of fun … all while supporting a local charity!

For more information, and to purchase your Y gift card, call or visit your local Y today! 

What amount can I put on a Y gift card?
You can put any amount on your Y gift card over $5.

Where can I purchase a Y gift card?
You can purchase a Y gift card at all Y fitness centres in the National Capital Region as well as at our camp office in Dunrobin, ON.

Do I have to use my Y gift card in a single transaction?
No. You can use a partial amount or the whole amount on your card. The balance will be available on your account for your next purchase.

How long is my Y gift card valid?
The Y gift card remains valid for as long as there is a balance on it.

How do I use my Y gift card?
To get started using your card you must register your Y  gift card by contacting your local Y Fitness Centre or our camp office in Dunrobin. We will need the bar code number on your Y gift card, along with the personal details of the person who wishes to spend it, in order to set up an account. 

How can I find out the balance on my gift card?
Once your card is registered, your balance can be viewed through your online Y account profile (under the Accounts, Credit Notes section). If the card is not yet registered, you can contact your local Y with the bar code number.

Where is my Y gift card valid?
Your card is valid at all Y fitness centres in the National Capital Region and at the Y camp office.

What services is my Y gift card valid for?
You can use your Y gift card for most services offered by the Y in the National Capital Region:

  • Y membership fees
  • Health and fitness programs
  • Personal training sessions
  • Swim lessons
  • PA day, Holiday and March break Camps
  • Summer camps (Neighbourhood Day Camp, Camp Otonabee – day and overnight camps)
  • Towel service
  • Child minding services
  • Y Kids Club (after school child care)
  • Locker rental

Your Y gift card is not valid for:

  • Licensed child care services
  • Housing/Y residence services
  • Parking
  • Food/beverages
  • Employment, Language, or Newcomer Centre services
  • Any services provided by a business or organization operated by or for a third party at the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region

What if I lose my Y gift card?
Once your Y gift card has been registered, the balance is moved to your account and the gift card itself has no further value. If the gift card is not registered, it may not be possible to replace it in the event of loss, theft or damage.

What happens if I decide to cancel a purchase made with the card?
According to the cancellation policy in effect at the time the service or merchandise was purchased, the amount will be credited, if applicable, to the account your gift card is registered to.

What should I do with my Y gift card after spending the entire amount?
Keep your card in case you would like to add more money to it in the future. If you have not kept your card, a new one can be issued.

  1. Y gift cards are valid at most Y centres in the National Capital Region and the camp office in Dunrobin, ON, and may be used more than once.

  2. The market value on Y gift cards is in Canadian dollars.

  3. Y gift cards are activated as soon as they are purchased.

  4. Y gift cards do not expire. They are valid for life, until the entire amount has been spent.

  5. The terms and conditions applicable to the use of gift cards may be changed without notice.

  6. Y gift cards may be used for most services offered by the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, including:
    • Y membership fees
    • Health and fitness programs
    • Personal training sessions
    • Swim lessons
    • PA day, Holiday and March break camps
    • Summer camps (Neighbourhood Day Camp, Camp Otonabee – day and overnight camps)
    • Towel service
    • Child minding services
    • Y Kids Club (after school child care)
    • Locker rental

  7. Y gift cards are not valid for the following:
    • Licensed child care services
    • Housing/Y Residence services
    • Parking
    • Food/beverages
    • Employment, Language, or Newcomer Centre services.
    • Any services provided by a business or organization operated by or for a third party at the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region

  8. Y gift cards cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash.

  9. Unregistered Y gift cards may not be eligible for replacement in the event of loss, theft or damage.

  10. Purchases will be deducted from the account associated with the Y gift card until the balance is reduced to $0.00.

  11. If the amount on your Y gift card does not cover the cost of your desired purchase, the balance must be paid using another form of payment.

  12. If an unregistered Y gift card is damaged, unusable or defective, please bring it to your local Y Fitness Centre or Y camp office in Dunrobin with your proof of purchase for us to replace. 

  13. By purchasing this Y gift card, the user accepts the terms and conditions of use.

  14. Ownership and risk of loss of the Y gift card are passed to the buyer upon transfer of the gift card.

  15. The YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the loss, theft or use of the gift card without your permission.