I for one, will certainly never be paying someone to help me sweat on purpose.
But, I have discovered an off-label use for the YMCA: cheap babysitting.
And tiny-budding-handball-player asks for it.
"Mommy, I wanna go to da Y. I wanna play with da balls." With our family membership to the YMCA, we get 2 free hours of childcare, while we're on-site, every day including Saturday.