Project Strong Communities

Wounded Warrior Program



About the Program

This policy is part of the Watertown Family YMCA’s ongoing effort to show our support and appreciation for those military members serving our great Nation.



Veterans or active duty military members who have sustained injury or disability during their service in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) are eligible for a free YMCA membership.

Proof of Eligibility Requirement
(both are needed)
  1. Service member will provide a copy of Valid Military ID
  2. A letter, from one of the following sources, stating that a YMCA membership would be beneficial in the treatment / recovery of the individual (Commander, Physician, Physical Therapist, Counselor, Psychologist or Psychiatrist).

Membership Details
This is a 6 month renewable membership. At the end of 6 months a new note from one of the previously listed sources must be provided.

Family Membership
Any eligible service member wishing to sign up for family membership would pay $102.50 for 6 months. (Family Membership rate less Single Adult membership rate).

Capital fund fee is waived for either single adult or family membership.


YMCA Project Strong Communities

585 Rand Drive
Watertown, NY 13601


We are the Information connection between military families
and the communities in which they live.