Wildcat Wellness

Students work out at the YMCA through the Wildcat Wellness program

Undergraduate students get a discounted membership to The Granite YMCA.

From fitness equipment to group exercise classes, indoor and outdoor pools to tennis and basketball courts — for a discounted rate of $50 per semester, you can take advantage of all The Granite YMCA has to offer at any of its five locations.

All students must sign up by October 12 and visit the YMCA a minimum of 8 times during the fall semester in order to maintain your above rate for the spring semester.

Contact Wildcat Wellness

Just a 10-minute walk from UNH Manchester, think of the YMCA of Downtown Manchester as an extension of our campus. Give your brain a break with a fitness class or get a change of scenery by bringing your homework to the member lounge, complete with free Wi-Fi. Learn more below.

Undergraduate students are eligible for a discounted membership of $50 a semester to The Granite YMCA. All students must sign up by February 22 and visit the YMCA a minimum of 8 times during the fall semester in order to maintain your above rate for the spring semester. Get started by filling out your membership application.

Call 603-623-3558 or email the Wildcat Wellness Program with questions.

  • You get all The Granite YMCA has to offer, including fitness equipment, group exercise classes, sports programs, tennis and basketball courts, pools and more.
  • The YMCA of Downtown Manchester is within walking distance to campus, so you can balance your health with your studies.
  • The Granite YMCA Reciprocity: You have access to the amenities and benefits at all five Granite YMCA locations — YMCA of Downtown Manchester, YMCA Allard Center of Goffstown, YMCA of Greater Londonderry, YMCA of Strafford County and YMCA of the Seacoast.

For more information, please contact the Wildcat Wellness coordinator at 603-623-3559 ext. 2257 or wildcatwellness@graniteymca.org.


Check out the group fitness and pool schedules by selecting your YMCA branch from the dropdown menu.

Share your Y experience with a friend or family member using the complementary guest pass below. The pass allows for one free visit to any branch of The Granite YMCA* — simply present the guest pass and a photo ID at the front desk.

download a guest pass

* Limitations and restrictions apply. Please contact Wildcat Wellness coordinator at 603-623-3559 ext. 2257 or wildcatwellness@graniteymca.org with any questions.

Through this partnership, employees of The Granite YMCA are now eligible for a 10% tuition grant towards part- or full-time undergraduate courses at UNH Manchester.

  • The tuition grant is only available to full-time, part-time and seasonal employees of The Granite YMCA, not to dependents or family members.
  • The tuition grant may be used for undergraduate continuing education courses offered by UNH Manchester.
  • Full-time students must apply and be accepted as an undergraduate degree student at UNH’s campus in Manchester to be considered for the tuition grant. 
  • The tuition grant does not apply to graduate programs or professional development seminars offered on the Manchester campus.

Check out our course schedule, or contact our Office of Admissions for more information.