FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
FOR HEALTHY LIVING
FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

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Equipment & Facility Usage

Before you use our equipment, we want to ensure you know how to use it safely and effectively. While in our fitness centers, please remember to:

  • Our Healthy Living floor is for ages 14 and up. For ages 12–13, please see Youth Strength Training

  • Be Courteous

    • Don’t rest on a machine between sets

    • Allow others to perform a set while you rest

    • Raise and lower weights in smooth, fluent motions

    • Do not bang weights

    • Gently set down free weights and dumbbells

    • Always return weights to their proper storage areas when finished

    • Wipe off machines and equipment when finished

  • Be Safe

    • Use a spotter when lifting heavy weight loads

    • Use collars (safety clips) when using barbells

    • If you are unsure how to use equipment, ask for assistance

  • Facilities are for YMCA members and registered guests only

  • Proper exercise attire: footwear (closed toe shoes) must be worn at all times, shirts required, and denim is not allowed on the workout machines 

  • No horseplay