Aquatics | YMCA Aquatic Policies


General ND Smart Restart:

The YMCA Aquatics department is adhering to ND Smart Restart guidelines including, but not limited to, the following (signage will be posted in the program area :)

-Staff will be continually cleaning througout the day including touch points and equipment. 

-Social distancing of 6 feet with all those not in your social unit is encouraged. Masks are not recommended while in the water but recommended in pool area and locker rooms.

Swim Lessons:

-Only staff, swim lesson swimmers, and parents allowed in FSC during swim lessons. Parents may only sit on the bleachers to view lessons. Please do not observe from Mighty Missouri Coffee area.

-Swim instructors will instruct from deck for School Age Stages 4-6. Swim Instructors will wear face shields in water for all other Preschool/School age Stages 1-3 and will maintain as much social distancing in the water as possible between participants.

-No goggles will be available to use but swimmers are encouraged to bring their own.

-Private lessons will resume at discretion of parent and assigned swim instructor.

Lap Swimming:

-One swimmer per lane (5 lanes in Kerr and 3 lanes in FSC.)

-Lap lanes are first come first serve. Please keep lap swimming to 45 minutes. 

Water Slide Time! (Only Saturdays and Sundays 1:00pm-5:00pm)

-Slide times will start on the hour and run 45 minutes. Pool will be cleared at 1:45pm, 2:45pm, and 3:45pm to allow transition and cleaning between groups.

-50 person maximum in the FSC pool area. First come first serve. Please limit your use to one 45 minute slot.

-During slide time breaks staff will be cleaning. Pool will emptied and chairs will be wiped down.

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Click HERE to the YMCA Pool schedule!


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