Group Exercise Information, Policies & Etiquette
Due to the popularity in some of
our classes, a PRIORITY sticker is required for entry. Stickers can be obtained
at the Welcome Center one-hour prior to class & on a first-come first serve
basis. Please adhere to this policy per fire code and safety regulations.
For your health and safety,
we ask that you do not enter a class after the warm-up segment has been
completed (10 minutes). Be there on time to get a safe and effective workout. If
a sign is posted at the door, the class is FULL.
Wear appropriate and clean
workout attire. No open-toed shoes, sandals or bare feet (except for Yoga and
Pilates classes). Street clothes, including denim material and vinyl suits are
Please bring a water bottle, your own
yoga/Pilates mat and/or a towel to class.
We encourage you to eat something at least 1-2
hours before class.
All the classes on the
schedule have various levels of intensity. Movement complexity depends on the
class format and the instructor leading the class. Just let the Fitness
Instructor know if you are new so they can assist you with proper form and/or
All classes and instructors
are subject to change without prior notice.
Food, gum and open containers
are not allowed in the Multi-Purpose Rooms.
Please turn off your cell
phone. All cell phone conversations should be conducted in the hallway or
For your benefit, refrain
from "doing your own thing". Please follow the instruction given by the Fitness
Instructor to ensure a safe, effective and balanced workout.
Limit your conversations in
class; it is disruptive for other members. All members are expected to conduct
themselves in a manner reflecting the mission and values of the YMCA.
Return all equipment to its
proper place after class. Handle free weights and STEP boards with care. Do not "drop" or "slam" them on the floor.
Minimum age to participate in
group exercise classes is 12 (unless noted on the schedule). Children under the
age of 12 are not allowed to "sit and observe" classes in the Multi-Purpose
The YMCA is not responsible
for lost or stolen property. Do not bring any articles of value into the
facility or leave them visible and unattended in your vehicle.
Smile, enjoy yourself and
have a GREAT workout.