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MEMBER HANDBOOK

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region Member Handbook highlights all of the rules, regulations and policies that will ensure both members and staff enjoy the YMCA centers!

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General Policies

FACILITY ACCESS

To access any YMCA facility, one must have a valid YMCA membership card, PPYMCA mobile app check-in barcode or a photo ID. Cards are non-transferable and remain the property of the YMCA. Please be prepared to present your photo ID if you forget to bring your card on your visit or when requesting a replacement card.

CODE OF CONDUCT

We are a charitable nonprofit community organization committed to strengthening the foundation of 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 uphold the YMCA core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility.
  • Members 10-years-old and younger must be accompanied by a member 16 years or older.
  • Please follow the rules posted within each of our facilities and their respective program areas.
  • Help us maintain a family-friendly environment which is welcoming, genuine, nurturing and caring for all people.
  • Profanity or inappropriate comments, conduct and actions will not be tolerated. 
  • Liquids in spill-proof non-breakable containers are welcome in Y program areas.
  • Please keep attire appropriate and modest. See Dress Code below. 
  • Be courteous to your fellow Y members by refraining from a conversation on your cell phone.

Failure to abide by these rules could result in suspension or termination of membership.

DRESS CODE

  • Shorts should be basic athletic shorts.
  • Undergarments should not be exposed.
  • Non-marking, closed-toe shoes should be worn in the gym and wellness floor. Bare feet are allowed in the aquatic area, locker room and yoga class only.
  • Please wear appropriate swim attire. No cotton swim attire in the pool.
  • T-shirts or tank tops of the appropriate length must be worn everywhere in the facility except in the aquatics areas and the basketball gym (shirts vs. skins is acceptable to distinguish teams). Shirts displaying inappropriate designs, logos, language or offensive comments are not allowed.

TOBACCO, DRUG, ALCOHOL & FIREARM POLICY

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region requires an tobacco, drug and alcohol-free environment. No alcohol consumption, smoking, dipping or other usage of tobacco/drugs in any YMCA facility, parking lot or surrounding outdoor property. In addition, using E-cigs, pipes and vapor products is also prohibited.

Firearms are prohibited in all YMCA facilities, parking lots and surrounding outdoor property.

SEX OFFENDER POLICY

To aid the effort in our ability to provide a safe and threat-free environment, the YMCA monitors sexual offender registries. Persons on the list will not be eligible for Y membership, program participation, volunteer or employment opportunities at the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region or access any Y facility.

CELL PHONES AND CAMERAS

Phone calls should be made only in designated areas, and use of electronics should not disrupt others. Cameras are not allowed in locker rooms, restrooms, changing areas, or showers. When using a camera or recording device, members and guests should be respectful of the privacy of others.

PHOTO RELEASE POLICY

By signing the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region's Photo Release Policy, a member allows the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region the right to use that member's name and likeness in a photograph, filmed production, advertisement, audio segment, or other electronic or print promotional media for the YMCA. This shall extend to any and all phases of the utilization of the production including publicity, promotion, advertising and marketing.

PRIVACY POLICY

To find the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region’s Privacy Policy, click here.

LOST OR STOLEN PROPERTY / LOST AND FOUND

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region will not be liable for lost or stolen items while members and/or program participants are on YMCA premises or engaged in YMCA activities. Valuables should be left at home or in a secured locker. Lost and found items are kept in the facility for a limited time (YMCA center specific) and then are donated to charity.

ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

In the event of an accident, injury, or incident, members and guests should contact a staff member immediately. First-aid kits and automated external defibrillators (AED) are available at each YMCA family center.

PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS

The YMCA reserves the right to cancel program or classes due to insufficient registrations or attendance as well as inclement weather conditions. In addition, all programs have cancellation policies related to weather or facility availability.

DAY PASS POLICY

All non-members who desire to utilize any of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region facilities must complete the Contact Information Form, provide a valid photo ID and receive and pay for a Day Pass at the Front Desk prior to using any facility.

Day Pass Rates:

  • Cottonwood Creek & Memorial Park Family Center YMCA Day Pass Rates 
    - Youth (ages 3-17): $8 
    - Adult (ages 18+): $10
    - Family (up to 2 adults and 4 kids): $32 (Children two years old and under are free)

GUEST PASS POLICY

All guests must be accompanied by a member of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. Both the guest and YMCA member must check in at the Front Desk before utilizing the facility.

Guest Pass Rates:

Members, 18 years or older, may bring in two guests each day to the YMCA. Each individual guest may visit 1 time at no cost and are able to pay the daily guest rate thereafter while accompanied by a member. All non-members ages 16 and older must provide photo ID to gain access to the facility.

NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP

At the Y, we are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are dedicated to ensuring our facilities, programs and services are open and welcoming to all. As part of this effort, we are proud to offer our members access to YMCA facilities across the United States that participate in Nationwide Membership. This way, our members can use the Y as often as they like, making it easier to achieve their health and wellness goals.

 


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