Policy Guidelines

SCHEDULING OF Y RENTALS:

Renting the YMCA facility does not grant patrons any special privileges or restrictions. It is expected that individuals and or groups renting the Y facility will follow all rules and they will inform their guests of these rules. Guests are expected to show up promptly at the time scheduled in order to receive proper instructions. 

All completed rental applications must be received 2 weeks prior to the date requested. ALL Rentals must be approved by the Aquatics / Program Directors prior to scheduling and payment fees.

 

PAYMENT OF Y RENTALS:

Rentals must be paid in full one week prior to the date requested. The Y may cancel any rentals if payment is not received by the payment date.

 

RENTAL CANCELLATIONS:

· Inclement Weather Closings of facility by the Y will result in rental rescheduling or refunding of payment.

· Cancellations made by the rental group must be made 24 hours in advance of rental time requested. There will be $20 handling fee for cancellations.

· A ‘no-show’ will result in zero refunding / rescheduling.

 

Y GENERAL FACILITY RULES & GUIDELINES:

Our concern is for your safety! Please obey the following safety rules while in the facility:

· Lock up your valuables!

· No tobacco products allowed in the facility.

· No littering, spitting, or open drink containers. Throw your trash in the cans provided.

· No excessively loud yelling. No profane language.

· No fighting, wrestling or horseplay.

· Stay off the gymnastics mats and equipment.

· Clean up after your group/party.

· Stay off basketball rims and nets.

· YMCA basketballs stay in the gyms. No footballs, softballs or baseballs.

· No public display of affection. No laying on the couches or chairs.

· Be respectful to all and enjoy your time at the YMCA.

 

Y CODE OF CONDUCT:

All individuals using the Y facilities are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the character, welfare, best interest and policies of the Juniata Valley Y. Failure to do so will result in an immediate dismissal from the premises and may result in revocation of membership and/or usage privileges.

 

Y POLICIES:

The Y is a family oriented facility, therefore we will not tolerate profanity of any kind, smoking on any Y premises, violent behavior or spitting. Appropriate dress is expected in all areas of the Y. Shirts and shoes must be worn. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. Members are required to present their membership cards to be scanned, verifying a current membership, name and photograph for identification.

 

Y LOST & FOUND:

If you lose an item, please inquire at the front desk. The YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

 

Y POOL GUIDELINES:

Renting the YMCA pool does not grant patrons any special privileges or restrictions. It is expected that individuals and or groups renting the YMCA pool will follow YMCA pool rules and they will inform their guests of these rules. Guests are expected to show up promptly at the time scheduled in order to receive proper instructions from lifeguards. 

 

SWIM TESTING

Designated areas of the pool will be roped off for all pool parties. Any swimmers wishing to go beyond the designated area will need to pass a swim test. The swim test consists of a 25 yard swim without stopping and water tread without assistance. Those passing the test will be given a wristband, identifying them as qualified deep water swimmers.

 

Y POOL RULES:

· Shower before entering the pool

· Please walk – no running

· Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult (18 years of age) at all times in the pool area

· Children under 5 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult (18 years of age) in the water at all times

· Inflatable floatation devices are prohibited

· No snorkels or masks – goggles only

· Do not go over, under or through the railings

· Diving will not be permitted unless under the instruction of a YMCA program

· No cut off shorts – bathing suits or swim trunks are best

· Swim pants only – no diapers

· No profanity / horseplay / splashing

· Food and drink are not allowed in the pool area

· Lanes are for lap swimming only

· Please be RESPONSIBLE with all YMCA equipment

· Always be courteous of one another

· RESPECT the lifeguard