Fitness Center Policies
The following policies regarding the use of the fitness center are geared towards keeping everyone safe and ensuring a clean, accessible, and healthy atmosphere for all members and guests.
Respect the rights of others by using courteous and appropriate behavior. Profanity is not allowed. Please follow the Y values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility to govern behavior. Consult our Code of Conduct for a more detailed description.
During busy times or when people are waiting, please limit use of the cardio equipment to 30 minutes. (Subject to change seasonally)
As a courtesy, when using free weights (or other movable equipment) please return them to their proper place at the end of your workout, making sure to strip bars and return plates to storage racks.
Appropriate workout attire is required. No swimsuits or clothing that may be inappropriate in a family environment allowed. Shirts, that cover the entire chest and torso, must be worn at all times. Non-marking, closed toe athletic shoes must be worn in all fitness areas. Please be courteous to others by observing proper regular hygiene and limiting use of perfumed sprays.
Members must wipe down equipment with paper towels when finished. Cleaning spray and paper towels are provided in both the weight and cardio rooms.
Fitness center participants should report all equipment malfunctions, personal injuries and specific concerns immediately to YMCA staff.
If you intend to perform more than one set of repetitions on a machine, please allow others to work in between your sets. Be mindful not to interfere with another’s workout by lingering too long on any one piece of equipment.
Members and guests age 16 and older are permitted full use of the Fitness Center.
10-12 years old: May use the cardio equipment and designated weight machines with the supervision of a parent, guardian or YMCA Staff member. An orientation with Wellness Staff is required.
13-14 years old: Individual does not have to be accompanied by a parent and may use the weight machines excluding free weights. An orientation with Wellness Staff is required.
15+ years old: Individuals may use all areas in the wellness center provided they are adhering to safety protocols.
Closed water bottles are allowed. No food or gum permitted in any fitness and/or group exercise area.
For your safety, store personal items including gym bags, purses, extra clothing, etc. in the locker rooms. Please use a day use locker and lock.
It is highly recommended that all members participate in an equipment orientation. This is a FREE benefit included in your membership.