(Festus) During the month of January new members can take advantage of zero-dollar joining fee at YMCA’s across the St. Louis region.

Ashley Reinhardt with the Jefferson County Family YMCA says this is a great way to start the new year with a clean slate and get those New Year’s resolutions underway.

Reinhardt adds they normally have an influx in new memberships in the month of January.

The Gateway Region YMCA has 11 locations spread across four counties in eastern Missouri, including the Jefferson County Family YMCA.

Visit Gwrymca.org for details about memberships and everything else the YMCA has to offer.