Membership Handbook & Age Guidelines

When you join the Y, you become part of our cause to strengthen the foundation of our community. However, joining is just the first step.


We are a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Please help us create a safe, comfortable and inclusive environment at all times by following our code of conduct.

Please follow the golden rule:

Treat others the way you would like to be treated by upholding Y values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

• Members 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

• Safety first. Be sure to follow the rules posted within each of our facilities and their respective program areas.

• Help us maintain our family friendly environment which is welcoming, genuine, nurturing and caring for all people. Profanity or unwelcome comments, conduct and actions will not be tolerated.

• Help us care for our environment that is welcoming, genuine, nurturing and caring for all people.

• We care for our environment: Please recycle at your Y and also use only the towels you need.

• Liquids in spill-proof non-breakable containers are welcome in Y program areas.

• We take pride in our family friendly environment. Please keep attire appropriate and modest.

• Be courteous to your fellow Y members by refraining from conversations on your cell phone.

• Program areas are designed with safety in mind.


• Children ages 10-12 years of age are welcome to participate in non-weight bearing group exercise classes with a parent/guardian.

     -See your local branch for a list of specified classes.

• Ages 7 years and under must have an adult (age 18 and up) in the water within arm’s reach.

• Ages 8-12 years must have an adult in the building. For the safety of your child, a swim test is required to swim without adult supervision.

• Ages 13 years and up may swim independently

Please make sure to check out our FAQ list, and our full list of policies in our Membership Handbook.