Welcome to Virtual Y!

Your new virtual YMCA experience providing members with access to YMCA programming and services you can do both at home and at the YMCA.

  • Live Fitness classes every week including Yoga, TBC, Strength and Pilates
  • Fitness videos for all fitness levels and ages

Use your Avocado login to access Virtual Y and enjoy YMCA workouts anytime, anywhere! 


Login to Virtual Y Here


If there is no active membership on the account you are using, you will be returned to this page, if this is in error please contact our membership relations team here.


Virtual Y Frequently Asked Questions

Virtual Y is a member experience for group fitness and well-being that includes classes filmed in our Southwestern Ontario branches with your favourite instructors, available to stream anytime, anywhere. Virtual Y currently offers dozens of classes at launch, with more added every day.

Virtual Y is for ALL YMCA of Southwestern Ontario members. It is included with your membership at no additional charge!

Not a member? Join today at https://www.ymcaswo.ca/membership-builder 

Is your membership on hold and you’d like to reactivate it? Please visit or call your local branch, or email our membership relations team here.

  • First, visit ymcaswo.ca/virtual-ymca
  • Click on the "Login to Virtual Y Here" button
  • If you remember the email address and password you’ve used to sign up for other YMCA programs or to manage your membership, please enter that here.
  • If you do not know your username and password, go to Forgot Your Password 
  • You can recover your password by entering your Username. Remember, your username is your personal email address used for your membership and Avocado Portal access. 
  • If you don’t know the Username, you can still recover your login information using your Y Membership Barcode number. Go to:  YMCA of Southwestern Ontario - Avocado and go to Activate your account with Avocado 
    • You can search for your account using the Membership and your Date of Birth, Family Pin, or Street Address.
    • Once your profile is found you can verify the personal information to confirm it is the correct account and update the email address if necessary. 

If you are still having difficulties please contact our membership relations team here for assistance.