Age Policy Update
Effective January 1st
To ensure we are offering the best support to youth in our community, we have determined a need to re-evaluate our minimum age policy and explore ways in which our Y staff can work with parents and guardians to help shape the values and behaviors of youth while they participate at the Y.
Youth Ages 0-6
Must be directly supervised by someone who is 15+ years of age or be in Y Child Watch or in another supervised program.
Youth Ages 7-8
Must have a parent/guardian who is 15+ years old in the building at all times unless participating in a supervised program.
Youth Ages 9+
Are allowed to be in the building without a parent/guardian. Areas include the Prime Time Center, Gym, Pool, Lobby or Family Fun Center.
This policy change was recommended by our insurance company, our Safety and Risk Management Committee, and Y staff members. We are confident this will allow us to work together to ensure all youth can learn, grow and thrive at the Y.