YMCA of the Sandhills

Military Outreach

YMCA of the Sandhills is proud to serve our military families who call Fort Bragg home by offering no cost membership to qualified individuals.

Wounded Veterans & Gold Star Families (Project Responsibility)

We want to give back and support our nation's heroes. Project Responsibility provides free membership to wounded veterans who are Purple Heart recipients and Gold Star families. Project Responsibility Membership began in 2013 through a partnership with a local veterans' charity. Your local YMCA now funds all outreach to wounded veterans and has continued to exand our services to build healthy spirit, mind, and body for those who served America. Group support is also available through programs such as Warrior Wellness, check out the Program Guide for more information.

Who is eligible for Project Responsibility?

• Active duty, reserve, national guard, or veteran Purple Heart recipients with a documented VA disability rating.

• Gold star spouse or dependent of service member who died in service to our nation.

What do I need to do?

• Fill out and bring membership appliction and any other required documentation to the YMCA for enrollment.


The Military Outreach Initiative offers gym memberships for qualified military members and families nationwide. Through this initiative, military members and families receive access to vital resources that promote youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

  • The initiative has provided more than 82,000 YMCA memberships and more than 39,000 Private Fitness memberships to military families
  • More than 157,000 military children have benefited from this initiative
  • More than 1,700 YMCAs and more than 2,400 private fitness facilities support this initiative

For issues or concerns regarding the DoD Military Outreach Initiative please call Don Kandel, Chief Financial Officer / Chief Administration Officer at (703) 455-3986 x 208.

Categories:

Category 1: Active Duty Independent Duty Personnel

  • I am assigned to a Service-designated Independent Duty Station that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility; AND
  • I require a single-person membership or my family resides with me and I require a family membership. Only one membership type (single or family) authorized.

Category 2: Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Active Duty

  • Sponsor is deployed or on “unaccompanied tour” orders that require the member to reside at an assigned duty location and restricts the spouse/family from accompanying the member; AND
  • Sponsor’s family resides at a Service-designated independent duty station or in an area that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.

Category 3: Unaccompanied Spouse/Family of Joint Deployed Guard and Reserve

  • Sponsor is on deployment orders that require the member to reside at an assigned duty location that restricts the spouse/family from accompanying the member; AND
  • Sponsor’s family resides at a Service-designated independent duty station or in an area that is not at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.

Category 4: Community Based Warrior Transition Unit (CBWTU)

  • My duty location is my house address.
  • My home address is not located at or near a free or Service-provided fitness facility.
  • I require a single-person membership or my family resides with me and I require a family membership. Only one membership type (single or family) authorized.

Applications:

Please note: The applications forms have changed.

MOI Membership Application - YMCA and Private Fitness Memberships

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KIDS NIGHT OUT

Parents enjoy a night out while we watch the kids! A fun night for the kids that includes music, games, swimming, making new friends, pizza and more! Every THIRD SATURDAY of the month.


PREP Preschool Care at the HOPE MILLS and SALEEBY FAMILY

8:30am- 12:00pm Monday ~ Friday, 2 1/2 - 5 years of age who are potty-trained. MEMBER cost: $39/week, Non-Member cost: $49/week. Registration Fee $35 per Non-Member. Program features ABeka, Montessori, sports-play, healthy snack, social skills, Bible Verses, monthly field trips and more.

Contact us at 910-426-9622:

Option 2, Hope Mills

Email: Rakia at: rakia.epps@ymcaofthesandhills.org

Option 4, Saleeby Family

Email Kathy at: kathy.foxen@ymcaofthesandhills.org


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