The Y is Open and Safeguarding Your Health

Thank you for persevering and doing your part to stay safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading for an overview of our updated policies.

Based on new guidance from the various public health departments, please see the following changes to our policies:

 Effective February 4, 2022, masks will no longer be required at 

  • YMCA Downtown, Southwest and University Hills
    • Including members and staff 
    • Adventure Zone 
    • Sports programs*

Masks will still be required until Feb. 26 for

  • Y Academy University Hills
    • Youth in Y Academy (Early Childhood Education) and Out of School Time operating at the University Hills Y, and all surrounding OST locations. 
    • YMCA Staff overseeing these programs

We kindly ask parents to respect this space and continue to wear a mask while picking up and dropping off at these programs.

Effective Saturday, February 5, 2022, masks will no longer be required at

  • YMCA in Aurora and Littleton 
    • Including members and staff 
    • Adventure Zone 
    • Sports programs* 

 Effective February 12, 2022, masks will no longer be required at 

  •  YMCA in Arvada
    • Including members and staff
    • Adventure Zone
    • Sports programs* 
    • Y Academy

*For sports programs organized by the YMCA but played at an off-site location, like a school, we will comply with any mask orders that are in place.

Any member or program participant who is concerned about their surroundings is encouraged to continue to wear a mask. 

Guest Passes and Nationwide Membership

As of May 1, 2021, we have re-instituted our guest pass policy including allowing out of state guests. Each guest is allowed three days of access to our facility.

Out of state YMCA members are welcome. 

  • See what's available with a 3-Day Trial Pass.
  • Out of state nationwide YMCA members will be required to follow the Guest Pass restrictions. Up to 28 visits at no cost (non-consecutive).
Facility Hours

Visit our Locations page for days/hours for each YMCA location.

Guidelines for YMCA Members

Reservations are required for all fitness classes and classes in the pool (like Aqua Fitness), and can be made herePlease be diligent about cancelling your reservations, if needed. See instructions for making and cancelling a reservation.

We will continue to have members check in, tell us where you are going in the facility and check out upon your departure. 

Otherwise, you are free to move to other areas without informing staff.

Aquatics and Swim Lessons
  • Lap swim and family swim reservations stopped on June 1. 
  • See the pool schedules and more details about swim lanes and lessons.
Adventure Zone (Child Watch)
  • Adventure Zone (formerly Child Watch) has returned to some of our Wellness Centers! Adventure Zone is available and free to Household and Single Parent Family members while they are working out in our Wellness Centers. Reservations are required. See details.
YMCA Accounts

Log into your YMCA account to complete any of the following:  

  • Update Address, Phone Number or Email Address 

  • Edit/Update, Add/Remove Payment Methods

  • Print Year end Tax Statements

  • View Payment History

  • View Signed Agreements

Log in to your account here

For all other inquiries, please contact the or call 720 524 2755.

Virtual Programs

Now and into the future, we will continue to engage and serve all people where they are. This work includes:

Thank you for staying with us.