Building Hours & Policies


Monday through Friday: 5 am – 9 pm

 Saturday: 7 am – 6 pm

 Sunday: 1 – 5 pm


Using the values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility as a guide, we strongly encourage behaviors and language that will ensure all who participate in the Y enjoy a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment.

Wear appropriate workout attire and shoes, including clothing free of vulgar/profane writing and pictures.

Display good behavior.

Use non-offensive language when speaking with others.

Be respectful of the Y’s property and equipment and the property of others.

To provide comfort and safety, please observe the following:

  • Bring your membership card every time you use the Y to expedite your entrance and verify your membership.
  • The Gold Centers are for adults 19 years of age and older.  A separate membership or additional daily fee is needed for access.
  • For your privacy and the comfort of others, we ask that cell phone calls be taken out in the hallways of the Y.
  • Heelys, scooters and skateboards are to be left at home to reduce the risk of injury to others in and around the facility.
  • The Sheridan County YMCA building and grounds are drug, alcohol and firearm free.
  •  All children through grade 5 must be supervised by an adult (18 or older) when in the Y facility or enrolled in a staff supervised program.
  • Bikes are to be stored in the available bike racks and locked for safe storage.

The Y is not responsible for stolen items.  Please leave your valuables at home or locked in your vehicle.  We recommended that you bring a padlock to secure belongings in a locker while using the facility.

Youth Usage Policy

September 2020

Making sure the Y is safe for kids and families is fundamental to all that we do. We are committed to the well-being and safety of children.  However, the Y facility is not designed or licensed to provide basic child care needs.  Any public place, may be unsafe for a child whom is left unattended for long periods of time.

Throughout our programs, in our facility and with trained staff, we implement strict policies to ensure safety.

Members ages 8-13

  • September through May are the Y’s peak program times for youth and adults.
    • Unless they are registered and participating in a Y program, Youth will be allowed access to the facility Monday thru Friday after 6:00 pm
    • Youth will be allowed access to the facility during weekend operating hours.
    • During school breaks, youth will be allowed access to the facility after 1:00 pm.
  • June through August are non-peak program times for youth and adults.
    • Youth will be allowed access to the facility during operating hours.
    • Due to adult and camp programming, there may be limited access to specific areas of the Y.
  • Specific areas are not accessible for members ages 8-13. These areas include the entire upstairs (including racquetball observation area), Weight Room, Activity and Support Center. Youth that have completed Parent/Youth Orientation may have access to the Health and Well-Being areas while under direct supervision of their parent. Unsupervised Playland is limited to youth ages 8-10.

Members ages 14-18

  • Full access to the Y facility throughout the year. Due to  youth and adult programming, there may be limited access to specific areas of the Y at various times throughout the year.

Parents are responsible for the behavior of their children while at the Y.  If a child is disruptive, staff will follow current Y policies.  Parents will be contacted if the disruptive behavior either continues and/or warrants further action.


Infants – 4th Grade
No admittance, no exceptions

5th – 8th Grade
Access to strength circuit machines and select cardio equipment. Must be accompanied by a parent and have completed the Required Parent-Youth Orientation. (Sign up at member service desk)

9th Grade & older
Full individual access to Wellness Center, including cardio equipment, weight machines, free weights & group exercise classes. An orientation with staff is recommended.


· It is good etiquette to shower prior to entering the pool area.

· Training pants or pool diaper must be worn under swimwear for any participant not toilet trained.

· Use of personal float belts, woggles, balls, mats, toys, etc. must be approved by the lifeguards on duty.

· For sanitary reasons, gum, food and drink is not to be consumed in the pools, on the pool decks or in the lifeguards’ office.

· The lifeguard has complete authority over the pool area.  We ask patrons to respect Y staff requests on safety related issues.

· Please WALK when on the deck and in the locker rooms.

· People with infectious medical conditions should refrain from swimming until healed.


· All children under the age of 8 must have an adult (18 or older) in the water while using the Y pools during open/family swims.

· Children under the age of 3 are to be accompanied and supervised in the water, one on one, by an adult 18 years of age or older.

· One adult 18 years of age or older, can accompany and supervise in the water, a maximum of 3 children, 3 to 4 years of age.

· One adult 18 years of age or older, can accompany and supervise in the water, a maximum of 5 children, 5 to 7 years of age.


We are excited to re-open Playland back to the community.  You will notice a few changes to Playland – all to assist us in providing you a fun, healthy family environment.  

Playland schedules are now posted at the Playland door in the front lobby, on our Gym Schedule on slide 4 here, or available at the Front Desk.  Please note that there is now scheduled Family Play time. This will allow us to also continue to use Playland for our Y youth programs.

Family Play is organized for just what it sounds like – Family time in Playland.  A few things you will need to know:

  • An individual, 15 years and older, must check out a key to Playland at the Front Desk.  The person that has checked out the key will be responsible for its return.  Please return the key in a timely manner once you are done playing so it is available for others.
  • Entrance is through the door in the front lobby.
  • Individuals 15 years or older must actively supervise at all times.
  • You may NOT leave your children unattended.
  • Please do not allow others into Playland.  We will ask all entering Playland to check in at the Front Desk.
  • Restrooms are located in the front lobby.
  • Please do not exit through the double hallway doors.  They will lock once exited.

We will not offer a supervised play time in the evenings.  Drop-in will be available for those youth ages 6 months to 8 years of age during school months through May.