Please check in at the Membership Center. Your membership card is valuable and important. Please show it every time you enter the Y.
Please stop by, or call, to update any changes to your personal information. Make sure we have your email address so we can keep you updated on all our program and events.
All members may bring a guest to the YMCA. Guests must check in and provide photo identification. All guests must be accompanied by a Rockland County YMCA member and a $5 guest fee is required.
CODE OF CONDUCT
To uphold our values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, all of us, staff and members, need to abide by some basic rules and standards to keep our Y a healthy, safe, and nurturing
environment for all. Here are a few rules for various areas of our facilities. Thanks in advance for your supportive efforts! Each member is accountable for his or her own behavior and attitude while in the facility or associated with the YMCA programs. We ask that all individuals act and dress appropriately while utilizing the facility and participating in YMCA programs. Dress codes are posted in each program area. Our code of conduct prohibits the following:
- Teen members- Youth ages 12 and younger – must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian. Parent guardian must remain in the building with the children at all times.
- Youth ages 13 -17 with an active membership may enter at any time without adult supervision. They must be actively engaged in a program, class or activity. "Hanging out” in the program spaces/ watching TV, playing video games is not a positive or engaged activity and is not permitted.
- Angry, vulgar, or offensive language including swearing, name-calling, shouting, and refusal to follow instruction by YMCA staff.
- Use of cell phones in locker rooms, swimming pool, and other designated program areas.
- Physical contact with any person in an angry or threatening manner.
- Sexually explicit conversation or behavior, or sexual contact with another person.
- Harassment or intimidation by words, gestures, body language, or other behavior towards YMCA staff or others.
- Behavior that intends to or results in the theft or destruction of property (YMCA or other persons).
- Carrying or concealing any weapons or devices that may be used as weapons.
- Use of drugs or alcohol in the building or on the grounds, or use of the building or programs by anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Smoking or use of tobacco products on YMCA property -all of our buildings and grounds are smoke free.
- Loitering within the facilities or on the grounds of the YMCA after being requested to depart from the YMCA property.
Potential members are advised that The Rockland County YMCA uses a software system to automatically screen all potential and current members against the National Sex Offender registry.In addition, The YMCA reserves the right to deny access or membership to any person who has been accused or convicted of any crime involving sexual abuse, is or has been a registered sex offender, has ever been convicted of any offense relating to the use, sale, possession, or transportation of narcotics or habit forming and/or dangerous drugs, or is presently or habitually under the influence of dangerous drugs or chemicals, narcotics, or intoxicating beverages. Members and guests are encouraged to take responsibility for their personal comfort and safety by asking any person whose behavior threatens their comfort to refrain from such behavior. Anyone who feels uncomfortable in confronting a person directly should report the behavior to a staff person or the Building Supervisor on duty.YMCA staff members are eager to be of assistance. Members and guests should not hesitate to notify a staff member if assistance is needed.In order to be able to carry out these policies, we ask that members and guests identify themselves to staff when asked.The VP of Membership or the Senior VP will investigate all reported incidents. Suspension or termination of YMCA membership privileges may result. Anyone who feels that this code of conduct is being violated should notify a staff person immediately so that the YMCA may respond. YMCA staff members are eager to be of assistance. Suspension or termination of membership may result from a violation of this code of conduct.