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GROUND UP for the YMCA
Because the Y is our top priority, we give our associations a “vote” in what we develop next. It’s called the list.
After working with YMCA’s of every shape and size across the country over the last two years, we began hearing a lot of the same frustrations. “My membership management system…
CORE stemmed from the idea of a membership management system, into an eco-system of awesome features that our YMCA’s felt would make their associations, just better. You once had to find a website provider, a fundraising system, a sports management platform etc., but quite a few of those things are just included with CORE.
The more that we worked on CORE, the more we realized how much advancement we could bring to the Y world. The balance was figuring out how to keep the cost for CORE as low as possible. Our YMCA’s operate as a light in the darkness of society, by helping our communities they provide a service that we aim to support. We get the vision of the Y and we really are here to help.
Sure we can sponsor events or advertise all over the place, but what really matters the most are the Y’s that continue to have a wonderful experience with our platform. As of 2020, SoftwareReviews.com has rated CORE as the #1 Membership Management & Association Platform.
Live chat access for ALL staff members with an average response time of less than 1 minute. We use data points to track how much support is needed at what times for all sizes of associations. Any curve ball that you think your association could throw us, we’re ready to catch.
Every part of CORE was designed by our YMCA’s. We spend time with each position at the Y and developed CORE with that in mind. It’s easy for staff to use, yet it’s also easy for members to use. Signing up for a program, finding a class or joining online shouldn’t require special training
Perfect for the front desk or the CEO, we deliver different dashboards for different positions within your association. All dashboard data is in realtime and mobile friendly so that you can see what’s happening in your Y from anywhere. Click here to see a sample dashboard.
In certain instances, your association will need to have reservations for group exercise and facility usage like your swimming pool area. Core allows these reservations to easily be made online and at no extra cost to your YMCA. Members can access this through our web solution and member integration that is included with Core.
Instead of your members having to sign with a pen, Core can send the signature request to the member’s mobile device in real-time. The member can then easily sign their own device for a touchless experience.
We make campaigns so much easier with full member management integration, text-to-give, mobile donations, and customized campaigner pages. You can also see the progress in realtime. Learn more about our fundraising within CORE.
A benefit to having fundraising built into our membership management is the natural ability for your association to use the data. With CORE, your association will have a donor badge on the member’s profile and the branch directors can receive a text when a large donor enters the branch.
Your members can now use a smart device to check-in (smart phone or smart watch) and CORE does not require a member to download an additional app. CORE also utilizes Apple’s proximity notifications and your members will love it. That means that Apple devices automatically pop-up the check-in ID once the member arrives at your YMCA location.
CORE can integrate with your current website or we now offer a fully integrated, mobile friendly, Y branded website that can replace your existing site. The best part, no matter if you choose the integration or the Y brand website, it is included for free as part of our Software Suite. Learn more about our Web Integration.
Even though your members can sign up for classes and programs from any desktop, tablet or mobile device, we also have a Kiosk that simplifies the entire process and it can scan their ID right there in your lobby area during high traffic times. The Kiosk interface is also included with CORE, you just purchase the very reasonably priced hardware.
If your scholarships were created with ink on paper, those days are long gone. Let your members apply for scholarship applications, easily bill them and add them to the roster once the application is approved.
Has your association been paying per participant for sports management? How about just using paper to organize your sports programs? Our first digital product was YGametime, it can be purchased separately or it’s included with CORE at no charge. Our sports management platform has preloaded artwork, “Y branded” color schemes, roster building, schedule building, alerts, tournaments, cross branch leagues and much more. Learn more about YGametime.