Lawrence students and employees have the opportunity to receive discounted memberships to the Downtown Appleton YMCA, directly across from campus. 

Student Membership

  • Students receive a 50% discount on the young adult membership to the YMCA. No joiner fee and you can pay month by month. Rates for the 2023-24 academic year is $15/month.
  • Students can pick up their membership agreement at the Wellness Center.
  • Completed membership agreements can then be taken to the member services desk at the YMCA with a valid Lawrence University ID to set up membership and payment.

Employee Membership

  • Discounts are available for all Lawrence employees and their spouses/domestic partners.
  • The employee discount is 10% off on whatever membership you choose. In addition, the joiner fee will be waived.

*New members should bring your Lawrence ID to the member services desk at the Downtown Appleton YMCA.


Please contact Erin Buenzli at 920-832-7190 or