Aquatics | YMCA Aquatic Policies

Aquatics Policies

MVF Y Aquatics opening June 1st, 2020!

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 :)

-A staff member will be dedicated to cleaning the facility throughout the day.

-Only lap swimming, water aerobics, and public/private swim lessons will be open (no open swim, birthday parties, or waterslide times.) We ask that you confirm your registration at the Member Services Desk

-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.

-Areas will be strictly single program use, i.e. when water aerobics is being held in FSC there will be no lap swimming or swim lessons.

There are no walk-ins for the Aquatics program areas. All programming requires prior registration.

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. 

Click HERE to register for Y Swim Lessons!

Click HERE to reserve lap lanes!


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