While we welcome members and community members to enjoy our facilities, programs, and events - we do require compliance with a small number of rules, terms, and conditions that comprise our membership, social media, and cell phone policies.
If you have any questions or concerns about our terms, policies, rules, and expectations - please speak with the President/CEO call 785.825.2151 or use our CONTACT US page for more options for support.
YMCA CHECK-IN | YMCA members and community participants 18 and older are required to provide a valid photo I.D. and have their photo taken if new to the facility. Members are asked to present their membership cards at check-in and community participants must sign a non-member liability waiver on each visit.
USE OF FACILITIES BY CHILDREN | Children under the age of 10 MUST be accompanied and supervised by a parent/adult (ages 16 & up) at all times unless the child is in an organized program. Adults supervising the child must have a membership or buy a day pass to enter the facility, unless the child is participating in youth sports, swim lessons, gymnastics lessons, karate or any paid program.
Children 10 years and older are allowed to use the facilities without on-site parent/adult supervision. Children ages 10-13 may use the Schwan’s Wellness Center after orientation with a trainer. Ages 12 and above may participate in adult group exercise classes.
USE OF POOLS BY CHILDREN | For your safety, unless in an organized, supervised program such as swim lessons, children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by and within arms reach of a parent/adult (age 16 & up) at all times when using a YMCA swimming pool. The ratio of children under the age of 6 to adults should not exceed 3:1 in non-program activities.
Children 6-7 years old may swim alone as long as a parent is on the pool deck supervising. Children 8-9 years old may swim alone without a parent on deck as long as the parent is in the YMCA facility.
Only ages 16+ may use the whirlpool
SMOKING, TOBACCO PRODUCTS | Use of tobacco products and/or smoking is prohibited in all YMCA facilities and on all YMCA grounds. This includes e-cigarettes.
GUEST PRIVILEGES | YMCA members 18 and older may bring up to 2 guests at a time free of charge. However, a person may only be a guest twice a year for free. Day passes may be purchased at the Member Welcome Center.
NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP | Nationwide Membership enables active, full facility members to visit any participating Y in the United States through membership at your “home” YMCA (your home location is the facility that enrolled you as a member). You must join the Y in which you reside.
Nationwide member visitors must use their home Y at least 50% of the time. Program-only participants and special memberships are not eligible for Nationwide Membership.
CODE OF CONDUCT | The mission of the Salina Family YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. We expect those using the YMCA to behave in a way that shows respect and caring for others, which includes not using any language or engaging in any action that can hurt or frighten another person or that falls below a generally accepted standard of conduct. Please visit our website for more information on our Code of Conduct Policy, click here or pick up a copy at our Member Welcome Center.
SEX OFFENDER POLICY | The Salina Family YMCA is a facility that screens all participants through a national database for registered sex offenders. The Y reserves the right to deny access or membership to any person who has been accused or convicted of a crime involving sexual abuse or is a registered sex offender.
ATTIRE | The YMCA is a family-friendly facility, please dress appropriately. Shirts must be worn over sports bras. Athletic shoes must be worn on wood floors. Proper swimsuits must be worn in pool areas. Closed-toed shoes are required for anyone under the age of 18 in the Health and Wellness Center.
INSURANCE STATEMENT | The Salina Family YMCA does not provide accident insurance for injuries sustained during YMCA activities. Members and community participants participate in programs and use the facility at their own risk and are encouraged to have personal medical insurance coverage.
LOCKERS | We have small and ¼ sized lockers available for rent along with your membership dues. You must provide a lock. Additional lockers are also available for free daily use; locks are not provided through the YMCA. Locks must be removed daily from free day-use lockers along with belongings in the locker. Locks left on overnight will be removed and contents placed in the Lost & Found.
LOST AND FOUND | The Salina Family YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Items not claimed after two weeks will be donated to a local charity.
MEMBERSHIP REFUND | Membership fees are non-refundable except for extenuating circumstances.
MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATION POLICY | The monthly bank draft payment plan is a continuous membership payment plan and will continue unless the YMCA is NOTIFIED BY THE 1st OF THE MONTH PRIOR TO THE MONTH CANCELLATION IS BEING REQUESTED (ex: you must cancel by Dec 1 for your January draft to stop). Bank draft cancellations are accepted in person, by written letter with signature or by e-mail, with an acceptance confirmation.
RETURNED CHECK, BANK DRAFT, SURECHECK | Returned items are subject to a $30 processing fee and the person may be sent to Surecheck Brokerage, where additional fees may apply. Outstanding balances must be paid in full to either register for programs or to join the Y. Financial assistance discounts are removed and addtional late fees added if fees are sent to Surecheck.
RACQUETBALL, HANDBALL COURTS | Court reservations may be made no earlier than one day in advance. Courts will be held no longer than ten minutes past reserved time. Eye protection and appropriate shoes are recommended. Racquetball equipment is available upon request. All other activities taking place in a racquetball court will be asked to give up the use of the court if members are waiting to use it for Handball, Racquetball, Paddleball or wallyball. Please note that soccer is PROHIBITED in any of the courts. Exceptions to this policy are regularly scheduled classes held in the courts such as TRX, Karate, and other YMCA programs.
FACILITY MAINTENANCE CLOSINGS | Major maintenance in our facility requires that we close certain areas for extended periods of time, during which time members may continue to use other areas of the facility.
FOOD AND DRINK POLICY | Only water is permitted in the basketball gymnasiums.
SUGGESTIONS | Share your comments and suggestions at CONTACT US or stop by our Member Welcome Center.
NON YMCA TRAINERS | Outside trainers are not permitted to utilize our facility or YMCA property to train others.