March 2018: Daxko Membership Index

MEMBERSHIPS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

Active memberships for the month increased 3.03% compared to the previous year. This data reflects cumulative gains in total membership large enough to offset terminations during the same time period.

Active members are inclusive of all units with a status of “active” as of the last day of the month reported. Active memberships are cumulative by nature and impacted by past and current monthly rates.

MEMBERSHIPS COMPARED TO LAST MONTH

ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS

Active memberships for the month of March decreased 0.71% compared to the previous month. This data suggests a cumulative loss in total memberships likely due to a modest drop in memberships that joined in the new year.

NEW MEMBERSHIPS

New memberships for the month of March decreased 0.54% compared to the previous month. This slight decrease suggests a seasonal adjustment in join rates due to early year joins concluding.

REJOINED
MEMBERSHIPS

Rejoined memberships for the month of March increased 1.08% compared to the previous month. This increase suggests a seasonal adjustment in rejoin rates signaling the end of January join season.

TERMINATED
MEMBERSHIPS

Terminated memberships for the month of March increased 0.98% compared to the previous month, which also experienced an uptick in terminations. 

ABOUT THE REPORT:

The Daxko Membership Index Report is published monthly by the Daxko Data Team. This snapshot of membership unit trends is based on transactional data from 600+ YMCAs that utilize Daxko Operations.

*Regions are defined geographically according to the National Geographic Society resource database.

*Year over Year (YoY) data represent benchmarking percentages from the same dates of the previous year (i.e. January 2017 data benchmarks against January 2016 data).

*Month over Month (MoM) data represent benchmarking percentages from the previous month to the current month (i.e. January 2017 against February 2017 data).

*Year/Month displays identical information to MoM percent change calculation over a rolling 13-month time period.

*Data for this report is compiled monthly and a full year of monthly snapshots are used.