General Information

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA focus is FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, FOR HEALTHY LIVING, FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

CELL PHONE POLICY

Cell phone usage at the Clinton Family YMCA is limited to the lobby area and hallways. Please refrain from using cell phones in locker rooms, weight room, gymnasium, pool(s) and all program areas within the confines of the main building facility.

CLASS AND PROGRAM INFORMATION 

Can be picked up at the front desk, found on the web site www.clintonymca.org or a Clinton YMCA app is available for Apple and Android smart phones.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES AND PROGRAMS

Registration for classes and programs may be made in person at the front desk , by mail, or on-line and can be paid by check, cash or credit card. Advance registration is highly recommended. All registration must be accompanied by payment. YMCA members receive a discount on all classes. All other program participants will pay full fee unless approved for financial assistance. There will be no makeups or credit given for individual classes missed. The Clinton Family YMCA reserves the right to cancel or combine classes.

CREDIT/REFUND POLICY

Refunds are only given when classes or programs are cancelled by the YMCA. A credit will be given to be applied to future classes or programs if a participant withdraws due to a medical reason accompanied by a physicians note. No credit will be given after 75% of the program has been held. Membership and joiner fees are non-refundable.

PAYMENT METHODS

PAY IN FULL

BANK DRAFT - DRAFT ON THE 4TH

PAYROLL DEDUCTION (if your employer participates)

CLINTON/LAURENS MEMBERSHIP 

If you are a Clinton YMCA member in good standing, you may use the Laurens YMCA. The policy between the Clinton and Laurens YMCA is: If you have a Clinton address or attend School District 56, you join the Clinton YMCA. If you live in Laurens, you join the Laurens YMCA.

AGE GROUP POLICY

To ensure that all YMCA members and guest have an enjoyable and safe experience at the YMCA, we have developed the following policy:

For their safety, children ages 7 to 11 are not permitted in any area of the YMCA without parental/adult supervision unless enrolled in a YMCA program. The child may remain anywhere in the YMCA as long as the parent/adult is somewhere in the building as well and is responsible for the child/children. (Adult must be 18 years of age or older.) **Children 11 and under drop-off policy: To insure the safety of our youth and members, children may be dropped off only for the duration of an activity in which they are enrolled.

For their safety, any child under the age of 7 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times that they are in the YMCA building. The adult must be in the same room as the child at all times. (Children participating in a YMCA program or in the nursery are considered to be accompanied by a parent/adult.)

Before the child between ages 7 to 11 may be left in the pool area, the parent/adult must check them in and the child must pass a pool certification test. *Once the child has passed the pool certification test, he/she may bring/wear the approved wristband and not be subjected to a pool certification re-test. (Children participating in a Y program are considered to be accompanied by a parent/adult.)

CHANGE OF ADDRESS OR MEMBERSHIP

Please let our Membership Secretary know of any change of address or change in your membership status. Children 19 years of age or older who are no longer in school should be taken off your membership. Children still in school remain on your membership until they graduate or turn 23.

TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

If you need to cancel your membership, please stop by the front desk and fill out a termination form and return your membership cards. Cancellation of bank drafts must be done in the month prior to the month of cancellation.

PROCEDURES

Members are to present their membership cards when using the facility.

Please leave your valuables at home or locked in your car trunk.

Pre-registration for classes is necessary to assure participation.

SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED ON YMCA PREMISES

CODE OF CONDUCT

Refrain from use of foul language or abusive actions.

Recognize that sportsmanlike conduct, fair play and a cooperative attitude govern behavior at all times.

Abide by the YMCA rules and regulations. We have a no bullying policy, punishable by termination.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Is available for YMCA participation and membership. Pick up allocations at the front desk.

RACQUETBALL COURT RESERVATIONS

Give name, phone #, membership # and partners name with making a reservation. If a member does not claim the court within 10 minutes after start of scheduled court time, the reservation will be canceled. The court can then be claimed by any member for the remainder of the court time.

Wear clean, white soled shoes.

Help preserve the racquetball courts by refraining from striking walls and floors

WEAR PROTECTIVE EYE GUARDS.

Age requirement: Must be 18 years of age to use courts or have adult supervision.

LIFEFITNESS CENTER GUIDELINES (WEIGHT ROOM)

Please set up an appointment with Renee Tolley, Fitness Director, before starting a new work out program.

Please wipe perspiration off the machines after use.

Do not drop or bank weights.

Replace plates and weights onto racks in the free weight area and machine area.

Shirts and shoes must be worn when working out. Good judgement should be used when choosing attire. (no bathing suits or under wear)

Machine use is limited to persons age 15 and over unless they are 13 or 14 years old and have attended a weight room orientation and are being supervised by a responsible adult or YMCA staff.

Use buddy system when working out in free weight area.

Do not cut in front of others on the machines and please observe the 20 minute time limit when others are waiting.

Weight lifting belts MUST be worn in the Free Weight area.

No weight lifting belts may be worn in the LifeFitness resistance machine areas.

All persons lifting in the free weight area must have a spotter when lifting weights.

ADULT LOCKER ROOMS

Now have sauna and steam rooms inside the locker rooms.

The whirlpool is located on the pool deck.

Cool down 10-15 minutes before and after using any heated areas.

Doctors recommend that pregnant women and those with high blood pressure or heart disease do not use these areas.

Discontinue use if you are feeling nauseated, weak or dizzy or if you have blurred vision and contact staff immediately.

Children under 18 are not permitted in these areas.

You should not stay in the steam, sauna or whirlpool more than 10 minutes.

YMCA HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday thru Friday 5:00 am – 9:00 pm

Saturday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

NURSERY Mon – Wed – Fri 8:15 am – 11:15 am

' Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

GUEST/DAILY FEES

Anyone living in the YMCA service area (Laurens County) must be members of the Clinton YMCA to use the facility on a regular basis. Out of county guests may pay a daily fee of $10.00 for adults or $5.00 for children 14 and under.