In order to make the time you spend at the YMCA of Callaway County more enjoyable and rewarding, we invite you to become acquainted with our policies and procedures. View our entire Membership Agreement or review some “need to know” information listed below.
Downloadable forms and policies are located at the bottom of this page.
Code of Conduct
The YMCA of Callaway County is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all. To promote safety and comfort, the YMCA asks all persons to act appropriately at all times when in our facilities, on our property or participating in our programs.
We expect persons using the YMCA to act maturely, to behave responsibly, and to respect the rights and dignity of others. The actions listed below, which are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of behaviors, are considered inappropriate and are prohibited in our facilities or programs:
- No electronic devises to be used in locker rooms (cell phones, cameras, etc.)
- Using or possessing alcohol or illegal drugs on YMCA property, in YMCA facilities, or at YMCA-sponsored programs
- No Tobacco on YMCA property – all of our YMCA buildings and grounds are tobacco-free environments
- Carrying or concealing a weapon or any device or object that may be used as a weapon
- Harassment or intimidation by words, gestures, body language, or any type of menacing behavior
- Physical contact with another person in an angry, aggressive, or threatening way
- Verbally abusive behavior, including profanity, angry language, swearing, name-calling, or shouting
- Sexually explicit conversation or behavior; any sexual contact with another person
- Inappropriate, immodest, or sexually revealing attire
- Theft or behavior that results in loss of YMCA or member/guest property
- Loitering within facilities or on the grounds of the YMCA after being requested to depart the YMCA’s property
- Use of social networking websites in a manner that is contrary to the YMCA’s mission, is detrimental to the community or is in violation of the law
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 related to the sale, possession and/or transportation of illegal drugs, or is currently under the influence of illegal or dangerous drugs or chemicals, narcotics, or intoxicating beverages.
Anyone who feels that this Code of Conduct is being violated should immediately report the behavior to a staff person on duty. Suspension or termination of YMCA membership may result from a violation of this Code of Conduct. While an incident is being investigated, the membership of the person(s) accused of violating this Code of Conduct may be temporarily suspended pending a final decision.
The YMCA reserves the right to cancel any class or program if attendance or registration does not meet the class quota. The full program fee will be returned to those who have paid. A refund will not be given unless the class is cancelled by the YMCA. Membership and Joining Fees are non-refundable.
Age Guidelines for Facility Use
To ensure the safety of all members and guests, the YMCA of Callaway County has taken care to enact the following facility use guidelines.
Ages 8 and Under
- Parent or guardian at least 15 years of age must be with the child at all times or must be enrolled in a scheduled program or activity, or supervised by Child Watch staff.
- Are restricted from the Fitness Center.
- May use Track with guardian.
- Parent or guardian at least 15 years of age must be in the Y at all times, or children must be enrolled in a scheduled program or activity.
- May play in the gymnasiums while guardian is elsewhere in the facility.
- Are restricted from the Fitness Center and Track (unless youth strength certified).
- May use the Y facility without parental supervision.
- Can’t be responsible for another child in the facility under the age of 12.
- Must go through Youth Strength Training before using any of the exercise equipment in the Fitness Center.
- May use the Y facility without parental supervision.
- May be responsible for another individual in the facility.
Proper Attire - a full list of clothing guidelines can be found in the facility
- No crop tops or cut off shirts that expose torso/midriff, nipples, or navel
- Sports bra or items meant to be undergarments are not allowed to be worn alone
- No leggings or shorts that expose the buttock
- No clothing with obscene language or images
Lost and Found
The YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen property. However, we do keep lost and found items whenever possible. Our Lost and Found is located at the Welcome Center. All items found in the YMCA will be kept for at least 14 days before being recycled for charitable purposes.
All cases of accident, injury or unusual incidents should be reported to a staff person on duty or to the front desk. The YMCA assumes no responsibility for injuries incurred while participating in YMCA activities.
Weather Related Closings
In the event of inclement weather, the YMCA will make every effort to continue services at our facility. However, in certain conditions when safety becomes a concern, facility closure and program cancellations may be necessary. Information regarding building closures will be publicized through social media (Facebook & Instagram), & Textcaster.
IMPORTANT FORMS AND ADDITIONAL POLICIES
Download forms and policies for all things related to YMCA of Callaway County business. Questions? Contact Member Services at 573.642.1065!
Agreements and Waivers
As a YMCA member you will be asked to read and agree with the following documents at the time you begin your membership.
Premium Membership 24/7 Agreement