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We're Open! Welcome Back

We're following new guidelines & taking extra precautions.

Welcome Back

We are now open!

We miss you! It’s been hard to be away from the people we care about. Thank you for persevering and doing your part to stay safe and stop the spread of coronavirus. We are so looking forward to welcoming our community back to the YMCA of Metro Denver. Continue reading for an overview of our new policies, as well as where to find updates as more information becomes available.

A phased approach began June 15

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our members and staff. Our plan to welcome you back closely follows the guidelines released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to ensure that our facilities meet the highest standards for hygiene and safety. We will deliberately phase-in areas and amenities of low risk as we grow back to full capacity and resume programs.

Please note: The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is still recommending that people 60 years and older and those with chronic conditions remain at home as much as possible, which may mean coming back to the YMCA is not the right choice for these individuals right now.


Facility Hours will be changed to accommodate additional cleaning time:

Schlessman, Littleton, Southwest and Duncan YMCAs:
  • Monday - Friday: 6 -10:00 a.m. & 4 - 8 p.m. 
  • Hours for Active Older Adults (ages 60+): Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday - Friday we will close for cleaning: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

***Members are limited to one hour visit to the YMCA***

  • Open to all members:
    Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. -1:30 p.m. & 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday - Friday we will close for cleaning: 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

***Members are limited to one hour visit to the YMCA***

Precautions in Phase I

  • When possible each location has set traffic patterns to create one-way traffic
  • Hand sanitizer and cleaning stations are provided throughout the facility 
  • Staff, members, vendors and guests are required to complete a daily health questionnaire and temperatures checks upon entering the building
  • Members are required to wear masks in common areas like lobbies, locker rooms, stairwells and when social distancing is not possible. Members should not wear masks while working out. Staff will be wearing masks when social distancing is not possible.
  • Facility check-ins are limited per state guidelines
  • Lap swimming reservations can be made here (family pools remain closed)
  • Fitness classes will be limited to 8-10 participants and the number of scheduled classes will be reduced, reservations can be made here
  • Time is limited on all cardio equipment to 30 minutes
  • Locker rooms are open for showers and restroom use
  • Members must disinfect equipment before and after use  
  • No mats, bands or blocks will be available in fitness classes; members can bring in their own equipment 
Activities/Amenities NOT available in Phase I
  • Gymnasiums, pickleball and racquetball courts are closed to members (no pickup or team play) 
  • No aquatic fitness classes 
  • For the safety of our members and staff, towel service will no longer be offered – this is a permanent change
  • Coffee and other refreshments will not be available at this time  
  • Please remember all personal items, we will not provide lost and found services
  • Water fountains: No drinking directly from the fountain. Bottle filling stations will be open.
  • Saunas, hot tubs and/or steam rooms will be closed
  • Lock service will not be offered
  • There will be no overnight locker rentals
  • Childwatch will not be available
Programs in Phase I
  • Sports will be comprised of clinics and camps; no leagues
  • Day camps will take place at 11 locations in the metro area with limited capacity and smaller groups. Where possible, camp and childcare will have a separate entrance and parents will have limited access to the building
  • No swim lessons 
  • Family programing is virtual only
  • Personal Training, small group training, nutrition coaching and Pilates reformer classes will not exceed 5 people 
  • Virtual Personal training and nutrition coaching will be provided
Member Accounts

If you placed your membership on hold during the closure with instructions to reactivate upon reopening, your account was automatically reactivated on June 15th. If you requested your hold go past our reopening date but would like to reactivate your membership now, please email solutioncenter@denverymca.org. Accounts reactivated on any day other than the account draft date will be charged a prorated amount for the month.

How to Stay Updated

Not getting emails?

If you’re a member of the Y, we primarily communicate with you via email. We ask that you log into your YMCA account here to make sure that your contact information is up to date. Once you log in, click on the edit pencil next to your address to make any changes to your contact information. 

Mobile App

The YMCA Member App is an easy-to-use resource for improved wellness and instant updates from the YMCA. Now, the app is improved with new features, a refreshed look and feel, updated icons and faster loading speeds. Download it now for convenience, fitness and community!

Social Media

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As with any newly emerging infectious disease, knowledge evolves with time and recommendations may change. We are closely monitoring information from public health officials and will follow their prevention guidelines to help keep our facilities clean and our community healthy.

Adapting our programs

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

We’re so looking forward to welcoming you back. Thank you for staying with us.