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Lakeshore staff member greets members as they check in.

Exercise is important for everyone to maintain a healthy life, but for people with a disability or chronic health condition, it can be a challenge to find a place that allows you to be active and reach your full potential. That is why Lakeshore Foundation exists. Lakeshore is a world-renowned organization located in the heart of Birmingham that offers a welcoming environment where you can set and achieve your health and fitness goals. Memberships are available to children and adults with a physical disability or chronic health condition. Family members of eligible individuals who live in the immediate household may also enroll in membership.

A Lakeshore membership gives you access to our accessible, state-of-the-art facility which includes:

  • Heated indoor Aquatics Center, featuring two pools
  • 6,000 square foot Fitness Center with free-weights, strength training and cardio machines
  • Fieldhouse featuring a three-court gym and indoor MONDO® surface 200-meter track
  • Archery and marksmanship range

Also included in your membership is access to 90+ weekly classes and programs which include:

  • In-person and Online Adult Fitness Classes
  • Adult Aquatics Classes
  • Adult Recreation Programs and Adapted Sports Leagues
  • Youth and Adult Competitive Athletics
  • Youth Recreation and Aquatics Classes
  • Youth Summer Camps

Summer Pass

Want to give Lakeshore a try without the commitment of a membership? Lakeshore Summer Pass may be right for you. Summer Pass gives you Premier access to our facility, including the Aquatics Center, and the opportunity to purchase specialized services like personal training and private swim lessons at non-member rates.

Summer Passes may be bought in increments of 10, 15 or 20 visits. Passes may be used from May 30 to September 5, 2022. To purchase a pass, please visit the Front Desk at Lakeshore. Learn more.

Membership Packages

  • Virtual  $15/month – Access to Lakeshore Online Fitness
  • Standard  $50/month – Excludes Aquatics Center Access
  • Premier  $65/month – Includes Aquatics Center Access
  • Youth & Athlete  $55/month – Includes Aquatics Center Access
  • Operation Endurance – Free membership to local military servicemen and women with a physical disability or physical chronic health condition. Learn more.

Additional household members may be added for $25/adult and $20/child.
Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Visit our Application & Forms page.

Not sure if you qualify for membership? Visit our Qualifying Conditions page to see a list of disabilities. Don’t see your disability listed? Give us a call at 205-313-7400 and we will be happy to discuss membership with you.

Want to learn more? Visit our Benefits page to learn about all of the amenities, classes and programs we offer.

Want to take a look around? Tours are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. If those times don’t work for your schedule, call 205-313-7400 to schedule a tour.

Ready to join? Visit our Application & Forms page to fill out a membership application. You may also stop by during operating hours for an application and more information.

Physical activity is just a portion of what we do. Check out our work with the UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative and our local, national and international advocacy initiatives.