Reopening Guide


Welcome back to the Y! We’re excited to announce that we begun to reopen our facilities and reactivate key programs including group exercise and wellness programming.

Please be assured that your safety is our number one priority. We have put careful thought and planning into our reopening. We have followed guidance from the CDC, local health agencies and public officials to update our policies, practices and procedures to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene and make appropriate accommodations for physical/social distancing so that every person who walks through our doors can stay safe and protected while getting back to what matters most: your health, your family and friends, and your community. Welcome back!

All of our YMCA Branches are open!

No guests are permitted at this time. Members Only!

Hours:

Monday  - Friday: 7 am  - 7 pm*   Saturday:  7 am – 12 pm   Sunday: Closed

*We will close for cleaning daily from 1 – 1:30 pm and open for SENIORS ONLY Monday- Friday 1:30-2:30

Expanded Hours of Operation will begin Monday, June 8th:

Monday  - Friday: 6 am  - 7 pm*   Saturday:  7 am – 3 pm   Sunday: Closed

*We will close for cleaning daily from 1 – 1:30 pm and open for SENIORS ONLY Monday- Friday 1:30-2:30

Childwatch will resume June 1st with the following hours:

Monday - Saturday: 8 am - 12 pm          Monday - Thursday: 4 pm - 7 pm

Operating and Childwatch Hours apply to all locations.

What should I bring?

We are STRONGLY encouraging our members to wear protective masks and gloves. Please bring these items with you when you come to the Y. Towel service will not be available. If you require a towel, please plan to bring one with you.

Which areas are currently closed?

In accordance with Governor Kemp’s announcement on May 12th, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms will remain closed at this time.

Beginning May 24th, we will open access to other areas within our YMCA facilities for member use. Please see the additional facility operations:

  • Basketball Gym access will be available for shooting baskets only. No scrimmages, pick-up games or one-on-one games will be permitted at this time.
  • Pickleball will resume, with limited schedules and number of players per session.
  • Locker rooms will reopen with capacity requirements
  • Personal Training will resume with proper social distancing 

Pending annual inspections from our local Health Departments, all indoor and outdoor pools will open Tuesday, May 26th.

What Members Can Expect: Safety Protocols for Members

As we welcome the community back to the Y, we want to assure you that safety remains our top priority. We have taken all necessary steps to ensure the safety of our members, program participants, volunteers and staff. This means things will look and feel a little different. 

>>Click here to learn more about what you can expect when you visit a YMCA of Coastal Georgia Branch

 

 Group Exercise Updates 

We each have an important role in helping to ensure the health and safety of our Y community! To facilitate physical/social distancing between people in our exercise spaces and classrooms and ensure the highest standards for cleanliness, we have made a few changes. Childwatch will resume on June 1st.

>>Click here to learn more about Group Exercise Updates and Registration

 

 Summer Day Camp 

Summer is here, and we know our Y day campers and parents are eager to get outside and enjoy their best summer ever after a really challenging spring. We’ve modified our camp plans to ensure a safe and fun experience for every child. 

>>Click here to learn more about 2020 Summer Day Camp

 

Childcare Programs

We miss our Y kids, and we know our Y families are eager to know what to expect when the kids return. Our childcare programs will resume on June 1st.

More information on what you can expect is coming soon!
 
Aquatics Programs and Pool Information

Summer is here and we know many are anxious to jump into our pools or learn to swim! Pending annual inspections from our local Health Departments, all indoor and outdoor pools will open Tuesday, May 26th. Swimming Lessons are set to resume in June!

>>Click here to learn more about what you can expect when you visit one of our pools