The Capital District YMCA will administer the following procedures:

  • All spaces are by reservation only. Walk ins will not be permitted at this time.
  • New COVID-19 Code of Conduct must be signed online before entering the facility. Click here to sign.
  • The pool area will only be open for CDYMCA members. Members must present their membership key tag prior to confirm membership. Guests will not be allowed to use the facility at this time.
  • All members entering the YMCA will be subject to health screening questions and temperature check prior to entrance to the facility. Members will not be granted access to the facility if exhibiting signs of COVID-19.
  • All members entering the pool area must check in at the designated area.
  • Acceptable face coverings (covers both mouth and nose) must be worn throughout the facility until the member reaches his/her designated area in the pool.
  • Acceptable face coverings must be worn when exiting the facility from the designated area.
  • All individuals in the facility are required to maintain a distance of at least six feet from other individuals at all times, in and out of the water, unless members of same household/family unit.
  • Anytime individuals are less than six feet apart from another individual, an acceptable face covering must be worn.
  • Face coverings should NOT be worn in the water.
  • All members must sanitize their hands before they enter and exit the facility.
  • Locker rooms and showers will not be available.
  • There will not be any equipment available for public use. Members are encouraged to bring their personal equipment.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch areas will be increased.
  • Social distancing signs and markers will be present to remind members and staff to keep six feet of spacing between themselves and those outside their household.

Signage will be posted throughout the facility to remind individuals to:

  • Stay home if you don’t feel well or if you tested positive for COVID-19 or were exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Stay 6 feet away from people who don’t live with you, both in and out of water and avoid sharing items with people.
  • Wear a cloth face covering when not in the water. *Don’t place cloth face covering on children under the age 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing or is unconscious, weak, or otherwise unable to remove the cover without help.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow, throw the tissue in the trash, and wash your hands.