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Get acquainted to workout safely

Become acquainted with our facilities and make connections. For youth ages 14 and under we provide basic training and information needed to use our equipment safely and effectively. 

 

Equipment & Facility Usage

Free Weight Room Rules

Please...

  •  Be courteous and respectful of others
  •  Help build community by sharing and allowing others to sit in 
  •  Take care of equipment
  •  Offer to spot and lead by example
  •  Dress appropriately-closed toed shoes, midriffs covered
  •  Keep attention seeking grunts and screams to a minimum
  •  Re-rack your weights
  •  Clean up your sweat and tears
  •  No Chalk, it’s a mess
  •  If you’re dropping weights it’s too heavy-do not drop weights
  •  You must be 14+ to use free weight room
Second Floor Policies

Please...

  • Be courteous and respectful of others
  • Help build community by sharing and allowing others to work in
  • Wipe off machines and equipment when finished
  • Dress appropriately-closed toe shoes, midriffs covered
  • Supervise children under 12
  • Refrain from talking on cell phones
  • Take care of equipment

Youth Access Policy 

Facility Use
  • Youth 8 years old and under must be under the direct supervision and control of their parent, legal guardian or a designated YMCA staff person at all times. Direct supervision is defined as the “parent must be participating with their child at all times and be directly with the child.”
  • Youth 11 years old  must have a supervising adult in the facility, or are checked into a YMCA fee based program.
  • Youth 14 to 17 years old are given full access to the facility..
Fitness Training Areas
  • 8–9 year olds—May use the Cardio equipment on the second floor only upon completion of Cardio Orientation and under the direct supervision of an adult.
  • 10–11 year olds—May use the Cardio equipment on the second floor only upon completion of Cardio Orientation with the accompanying adult or guardian on the same floor.
  • 12–13 year olds—May use any and all equipment on the second floor only upon completion of a Cardio and also a Strength Orientation. This age group can participate in select group exercise classes with guardian (see group exercise class schedule for ages allowed in classes).
  • 14 years and above—May use all exercise equipment on all levels and can participate in all Group Exercise classes.
Locker Rooms
  • Youth 8 years and under must be under the direct supervision and control of their parent, legal guardian or a designated YMCA Staff person in the locker rooms.
  • Youth 5 years and under are allowed in opposite sex changing rooms.
  • Our Universal Changing Room is available for swimmers 6+ years old with an opposite gender caretaker. Use of Universal Changing rooms (if available) is encouraged. Please supervise your child with changing and bathing needs.
Pool Use
  • Children under 8 years must be within arms length of a responsible adult 18 years or older.
  • Children 8-11 years of age may be in the pool without an adult during Open Swim; however there must be an adult age 18 or older responsible for that child in the pool area.
  • Youth 12 and older may be in the pool without an adult in the pool area during Open Swim (except during Family Swim Times).  
  • All children and youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult during Family Swim.
Rock Wall

Youth 5-12 years of age must have an adult responsible for that youth in the facility. A YMCA staff member must belay the climbers or the wall is not open.

Pool Rules & Guidelines

Aquatic Policies for Drop in Programs
  • Under 8 Policy: Children who are under 8 years old (or children over 8 who cannot touch the bottom in the slide area or pass the swim test) must be accompanied in the water by an adult. One adult may supervise up to three children that are under the age of 8.
  • Preschool Play: This program is designed for preschool-aged children (6 and under) with their parents.  Parents must accompany their children into the pool.
  • Open Swim: This is a program designed for members of all ages.  Participants who are under 8 years old must be accompanied in the water by an adult guardian.
  • Family Swim: This program is designed for families who want to swim and enjoy our pool together.  All members who are under 18 must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian. Following our 1:3 ratio.
  • These policies are meant to help us realize our vision of Family, Fitness, Faith, and Fun.