Sweat For Good app

Whether you’re staying active online or booking your next in-person visit, the Sweat For Good app is your tool to connect with the Y.

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FREE Basic Access

Sign up for the Sweat For Good app and receive FREE basic access which includes:

  • 4 online fitness classes per week. These classes are carefully selected by the Y to give you a taste of what we have to offer.
  • Activity calendar to help you keep track of your fitness routine.
  • Pre-recorded workouts from the YMCA & ParticipACTION.
  • YMCA Community updates to help you stay on top of all the Y news.
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ParticipACTION Workouts

The YMCA of Greater Toronto & ParticipACTION have teamed up and produced a series of free workout videos to help keep you active. They're designed for a variety of skill levels. You can choose from light, moderate and high intensity activities all available on the Sweat For Good app.

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Virtual Y Membership

Once you have activated our app, you can upgrade to the Virtual Y Membership and get unlimited access to over 100 classes per month. Choose from a wide variety of programs including Yoga, YMCA Arriba, YMCA TotalFit and so much more!

Right now you can take advantage of our special introductory price: $14.99/month (plus tax).

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If you require assistance registering for the app or booking your next workout, please click here for tips & tricks to get you started.

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Frequently asked questions

Booking & Registration

No you do not. You can sign up for the Sweat For Good app as a non-member of the Y and get Basic Access which includes four free online fitness classes every week. If you are a non-member click here to register today.

If your are an active member of the YMCA of Greater Toronto you can register to Sweat For Good app here. Make sure to have your membership number handy, which you can find on your membership card above the barcode.

If you don’t know your membership card, contact memberservices@ymcagta.org or ask for help using the chat function.

As an active member, the Virtual Y Membership is included in your fees, which means you have unlimited access to over 100 live online classes per month.

You can access your Virtual Y Membership by following steps below:

  1. Open the Sweat For Good app and click on the two arrows in the top right corner.
  2. Next, click on "Virtual Y".
  3. Then click on "Schedule & Booking".
  4. Finally, click on the class you would like to attend when you are ready to join. Enjoy your class!

This may mean that your account is set to a different time zone.

Use the following steps to ensure your account is set to the correct time zone:

  1. Go to ymcaofgreatertoronto.virtuagym.com.
  2. Log in using your Sweat For Good App login credentials.
  3. Click on your name in the upper right corner.
  4. Click on Account Settings.
  5. Click on Language & Location.
  6. Change time zone to America/Toronto.

Before you can activate the mobile app, you must first register as a user with a valid YMCA membership ID on our web registration page. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to sweatforgoodapp.ymcagta.org.
  2. Fill out the registration form. Be sure to use your valid YMCA membership barcode and last name.
  3. Submit the form to complete your registration.
  4. Next, download and open the SFG mobile app.
  5. Click the Activate Account button.
  6. Fill out the form and then create a password.
  7. Click Activate Account. You are now ready to access the mobile app.

If you are unable to use the Sweat For Good App on your phone, you can access the online version. To register for the online portal:

  1. Go to sweatforgoodapp.ymcagta.org.
  2. Fill out the registration form. Be sure to use your valid YMCA membership barcode and last name.
  3. Submit the registration form.
  4. To complete your registration, call (416) 928-9622 and a member of our team will activate your account.

You can change your password or email by logging in to your account through our online portal. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to ymcaofgreatertoronto.virtuagym.com.
  2. Log in using your SFG App login credentials.
  3. Click on your name in upper right corner.
  4. Click on Account Settings.
  5. Click on Email & Password.
  6. Click on Change button for either Email or Password or both.

Using the app, you can recover your password from your existing account. Follow the steps:

  1. On the Sweat For Good login page, click “Forgot your password”.
  2. Enter the email you used to register for your account.
  3. Follow the password recovery instructions you receive in your email.

Before joining a class, you must scroll to read the COVID-19 screening. If you are symptom free, check the box to confirm. The “Join” button should now be active. Remember to cancel your workout if you develop symptoms later on!

Virtual Y Membership

The Virtual Y Membership in an online only health & fitness service from the YMCA of Greater Toronto. The Virtual Y Membership gives you exclusive access to over 100 live, online, fitness classes per month. All classes are available through the Sweat For Good app.

Choose from a wide variety of programs including Yoga, Barre, Bootcamp, MuscleFit, YMCA Arriba, YMCA Total, Mindfulness and so much more.

Short answer: Anyone over the age of 15.

If you are currently a member of any of our nine health & fitness centres this service is included in your fees. So whether gyms are open, closed, or if you just want to stay home, you can still be active.

For members of the public, folks on a temporary hold, or past members of the Y, you also have access to this service. Basic access is free and includes four classes per week. Please note these classes have been carefully selected by the Y to give you a good idea of what to expect with the Virtual Y Membership.

You can get unlimited access by purchasing a Virtual Y Membership for the introductory price of $14.99 per month.

Basic access is FREE and includes four online fitness classes per week. Please note these classes have been carefully selected by the Y to give you a good idea of what to expect with unlimited access.

The introductory price of the Virtual Y Membership is $14.99 per month and includes unlimited access to over 100 online fitness classes each month.

  • Unlimited access to over 100 classes per month.
  • A variety of classes to choose from including Yoga, YMCA Arriba, YMCA TotalFit and so much more!
  • The ability to cancel anytime.
  • We offer classes at all fitness levels. Whether you're just starting out or you're a fitness pro, we have activities that are right for you!
  • Access to an inclusive community that values diversity.
  • You are also choosing a charity that takes pride in helping you improve your physical, mental, and social well-being.
  • A fun, interactive, good time!

If you are an active member of the Y you already have unlimited access to our online fitness classes.

If you are NOT an active member of the Y follow the steps below:

  1. First sign up for the Sweat For Good app.
  2. Download the Sweat For Good app.
  3. Once downloaded, open the app and click on the Activate Account and enter the information you indicated on the registration form.
  4. On the home page click on the “Web Shop”.
  5. Inside the "Web Shop" choose the Virtual Y Membership.
  6. Once purchased you will have a reoccurring payment every month until you choose to cancel.

Financial assistance is available. If you require financial assistance please email us at membershipservices@ymcagta.org and we our customer service team will be happy to help.

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