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.

As of May 19, 2021:  

MEMBERS & STAFF IN OUR YMCA WELLNESS CENTERS

  • Any‌ ‌individual,‌ ‌age‌ ‌eleven‌ ‌(11)‌ ‌and‌ ‌older,‌ ‌who‌ ‌is‌ ‌not‌ ‌fully‌ ‌vaccinated,‌ ‌is‌ ‌encouraged‌ to‌ ‌wear‌ ‌a‌ ‌mask ‌when‌ ‌entering‌ ‌or‌ ‌within‌ ‌an‌ ‌indoor‌ ‌space‌ ‌at the YMCA. 
  • Any‌ ‌fully‌ ‌vaccinated‌ ‌individual‌ ‌may‌ ‌go‌ ‌without‌ ‌a mask ‌in‌ ‌the YMCA.  ‌ ‌ 
  • The YMCA wellness centers will operate at 100% capacity and social distance between machines and in classes will no longer be required.

  • We will not be requiring proof of vaccination from our members; it will be on the honor system. If you are concerned about your surroundings and the vaccination status of those around you, you are encouraged to continue to wear a mask. 

  • Reservations will continue for fitness classes. Reservations for classes in the pool, like Aqua Fitness, ‌will continue.

  • Lap swim and family swim reservations stopped on June 1. See the pool schedules

YOUTH PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS & STAFF

  • Youth in the sports programs at our YMCA wellness centers and Adventure Zone are not required to wear a mask.
     
  • Temperature checks will no longer be required. 

See details below for Y Academy and summer camp.

Statewide Mask Order - Youth Programs

The following changes will be effective on Wednesday, June 9.

SOUTHWEST AND UNIVERSITY HILLS – Y ACADEMY

Based on the guidance given by the City and County of Denver on June 1:

  • Youth over the age of 3 and under 6 are required to wear a mask.
  • All Y Academy Staff – whether you are vaccinated or unvaccinated - are required to wear a mask.

*This does not apply to Adventure Zone staff and participants.

CAMPS LOCATED IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER

Based on the guidance given by the City and County of Denver on June 1:

  • Youth over the age of 5 and under 11 are required to wear a mask indoors.
  • Youth over the age of 11 in our camp program who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask.
  • Camp Staff who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask.

ARVADA Y ACADEMY / ADVENTURE ZONE / CAMPS LOCATED IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

Based on the guidance given by Jeffco Public Schools on June 7:

  • Individuals (Staff and Youth) over the age of 12 who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask.
  • Youth ages 11 and younger are not required to wear a mask.
  • Staff who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask.

ALL OTHER CAMPS OUTSIDE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER

Based on guidance from the State of Colorado as of June 1:

  • Youth over the age of 12 who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask.
  • Camp Staff who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask.

“Fully vaccinated” means you received both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine plus two weeks or having received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine plus two weeks.

We will not be requiring proof of vaccination from camp participants, parents or staff; it will be on the honor system.

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 to 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 solutioncenter@denverymca.org 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.