Reopening with Care

August 4, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

Beginning August 10th:

  • Drop-In Child Watch will be returning to our downtown New Castle branch
  • 'Bring a Buddy' to the YMCA! We will waive the join fee for every non-member you bring in who signs up for a Y membership, you will receive a free t-shirt!*

Also, our Child Development Center is accepting enrollments. To arrange a tour and get more information please contact Stacie Hiott.

*'Bring a Buddy' membership is restricted to Lawrence County residents only from August 10-31, 2020. Current YMCA members are limited to receive one shirt only.

The CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby.

Masks for members are recommended but NOT required:

  • when operating equipment in the Wellness Centers and Weight Rooms
  • when in the Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts

When social distancing can be maintained

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please stay tuned to your inbox for updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus!

Drop In Child Watch Procedures | Shop Lawrence County Gear | Fall Program Guide

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

July 11, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

We're excited to announce the opening of the Preston-Chambers Y-Zone basketball courts Monday, July 20th for individual or family unit play. We are also bringing you more member program offerings that are available NOW!

New program offerings include Virtual Personal Training sessions and Get Outside or GO! A new program that features outdoor activities like biking and kayaking. Learn more and register by visiting our website TODAY

Also, our Child Development Center is accepting enrollments. To set up a tour and get more information please contact Stacie Hiott.

The CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby.

Masks for members are recommended but NOT required:

  • when operating equipment in the Wellness Centers and Weight Rooms
  • when in the Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts

When social distancing can be maintained

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please stay tuned to your inbox for updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus!

Y-Zone Court Guidelines | Group Fitness Guidelines | Racquetball Court Guidelines |  Pool Guidelines | Summer Program Guide | Facility Schedules  

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

July 8, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

We're excited to announce the return of Swim Lessons! Summer session will run from July 20-August 29.

Click HERE to check out our program guide!

Please feel free to register online, in person or over the phone

*if you participated in the Spring 1 session swim lessons you will receive 50% off your summer session fee WHEN you register in person or over the phone

The CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby.

Masks for members are recommended but NOT required:

  • when operating equipment in the Wellness Centers and Weight Rooms
  • when in the Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts

When social distancing can be maintained

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines | Racquetball Court Guidelines

July 2, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

In order to keep our facilities a safe and healthy environment for all please see the following regarding our face mask policy:

  • Face masks MUST be worn upon entering our facilities
  • Face masks SHOULD be worn when moving from machine to machine and when cleaning the machine, but are NOT required when operating the machine

The CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby.

Masks for members are recommended but NOT required:

  • when operating equipment in the Wellness Centers and Weight Rooms
  • when in the Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts

When social distancing can be maintained

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines

June 26, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

Beginning June 29th the following will take effect:

  • Family Swim and open swim return.
  • Group Fitness classes have been updated, please use the button below to view the updated schedule
  • Monday & Wednesday Walk 15 will both be in-person and via ZOOM

The use of the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Racquetball Courts 1&2, Swimming Pool and in-person Group Fitness will continue.

As in Phase 1, the CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby. Masks for members are recommended but NOT required when in the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts.

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines

June 19, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

Beginning June 22nd the following will take effect:

  • We will resume our standard lap swim age (15+) for evening lap swim times and Saturday afternoon lap swim.
  • Adult lap swim will remain open to members age 18+ in the early morning and afternoon.

The use of the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Racquetball Courts 1&2, Swimming Pool and in-person Group Fitness will continue.

As in Phase 1, the CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby. Masks for members are recommended but NOT required when in the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area or Racquetball Courts.

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines

June 11, 2020 

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

Beginning June 15th Racquetball Courts 1 & 2 will open for Singles play(No Doubles)! Members will be allowed 45 minutes of court time leaving 45 minutes between scheduled games for Y staff to clean and sanitize the courts. To register for Racquetball Court time members can sign up at the front desk Downtown.

The Swimming Pool and in-person Group Fitness at both locations will reopening under modified conditions Monday, June 15th as well.

The use of the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, will continue.

As in Phase 1, the CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby. Masks for members are recommended but NOT required when in the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios, Swimming Pool Area, Basketball Courts or Racquetball Courts.

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines

June 9, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

We are looking forward to entering Phase 2 of reopening our facilities on June 15th! During Phase 2, members will be able to access the Swimming Pool and in-person Group Fitness classes will resume. The use of the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms and Locker Rooms will continue.

As in Phase 1, the CDC continues to recommend the use of proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby. Masks for members are recommended but NOT required when in the Wellness Centers, Weight Rooms, Locker Rooms, Fitness Studios or Swimming Pool Area.

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please review the revised waiver using the button below, which you are required to sign upon your return to the Y 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus! 

Pool Schedule | Pool Guidelines | Downtown Fitness Schedule | Y-Zone Fitness Schedule | Group Fitness Guidelines

May 27, 2020

Dear Valued Y Members and Friends,

Welcome back, we have missed you! We are thrilled to be serving our community from our facilities once again. Thank you for sticking with us while we served our community in ways we’ve never done before. We are very excited that we are going to get to see our Y family in person once again.

We will reopen in a way that balances the best health recommendations with our ability to enforce and sustain adherence to those recommendations over time. The safety of staff and members are our top priority. We will begin our phased reopening Monday, June 1st. During Phase 1, our amenities are limited to our weight rooms, wellness centers and locker rooms.

It is highly recommended by the CDC to use proper personal protective equipment in public. Masks will be required of our staff and mandatory for our members upon entering the facility and in the lobby. Masks for members are recommended but NOT required when in the Wellness Center, Weight Room and Locker rooms.

The YMCA has always been in the business of cleaning and disinfecting to keep our members safe. During this time we are ramping up our cleaning efforts as well as our disinfectant stations and will have consistent cleaning throughout the day. 

If you are not in a high risk category and feel comfortable coming back to our facilities, we cannot wait to see you! We just want to say Thank You and Welcome Back!

Please take our survey and share with us your thoughts and/or concerns regarding the Y's facilities reopening. 2020 Y Waiver

Please stay tuned to your inbox for a Welcome Back video and more updates. Thank you again for #Stayingwithus!

Covid-19 Updates prior to facility Reopening June 1, 2020