Reopening Fitness

Reopening Information

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new order on Sunday, November 15, 2020 addressing group activities.  As directed, our YMCA is unable to offer youth and adult sports classes or leagues beginning this week, including those offered Monday, November 16.  We are also suspending group fitness classes beginning on Wednesday, November 18. 

We are so excited to welcome you back to the Y! Thank you for your patience, positivity and continued commitment to the Y’s mission. We have been working hard to welcome you back safely, as taking care of your health is more important now than ever before. We want to start carefully by opening with a phased approach, please click here to learn what to expect in Phase 3 of reopening.

Get a jump start on your first return visit to the Y! Every member will be required to fill out a new liability waiver to enter the facility.

FILL OUT LIABILITY WAIVER NOW

For further assistance, please contact us at memhelp@grymca.org.


  NEW FACILITY HOURS

These hours are in effect as of November 1, 2020. Pool hours vary by location please check the Y App or view our schedules page to see availability and make a reservation.

David D. Hunting YMCA
HOURS:
M-Fri: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Mary Free Bed YMCA
SpartanNash YMCA
Wolverine Worldwide Family YMCA

HOURS:
M-F: 5:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED

Visser Family YMCA
HOURS:
M-F: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED

 

Lowell YMCA
HOURS:
M-F: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED

Ionia County YMCA
HOURS:
M-F 6:00 AM - 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sat: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sun: CLOSED


  AMENITIES

WHICH AMENITIES ARE AVAILABLE?

  • NEW LIVE Virtual Group Fitness Classes
  • NEW KidZone Reservation Required
  • NEW Lap Pools Reservation Required
  • NEW Water Fitness Classes Reservation Required
  • NEW Pool Access Reservation Required
  • NEW Men's & Women's Locker Rooms
  • NEW Showers
  • Personal Training by appointment
  • Massage by appointment
  • Fitness/Wellness Floors
  • Free Weight Area
  • Indoor Track
  • Gymnasium but limited activities. Shooting baskets allowed individually with your own ball. Pick up games, one-on- one are still restricted. No Contact games including volleyball, badminton and pickleball allowed.
  • Outdoor Field Space
  • Restrooms
  • Family Locker Rooms

WHICH AMENITIES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED?

  • Indoor Group Fitness Classes Reservation Required
  • Racquetball/Squash Courts
  • Healthy Outside Group Fitness Classes (seasonal)
  • Family Pools 
  • Steam Room/Hot Tub
  • Chapel
  • Coffee & Towel Service
  • Teen Center
  • Rockwall
  • Water Fountain: Bottle fill only

Entry

Safety Protocols

As we prepare to reopen our doors, please be assured that the safety of all our members, staff and volunteers – is our number one priority. 

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Entry

FAQ's

Do you have questions about reopening? Check out our frequently asked questions here.

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Phase Guidelines

To help us maintain our safety protocols, we will reopen our facilities in phases. See a diagram of what to expect in Phase 3 of Reopening.

LEARN MORE


  WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

  • Please bring a mask. Masks are required while in our facilities. Masks are not required while swimming.
  • Please bring a workout towel, water bottle and mat.
  • Come to the Y dressed for your workout. Locker rooms are closed at this time. Restrooms are available.  
  • Complete a membership waiver of liability before you arrive, if possible, to speed up your check in.

  WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Per state guidance, members will be required to answer health screening questions and have their temperature checked, and wear a mask before entering the facility. Staff will be doing the same. 
  • You must complete a membership waiver of liability before you will be able to access the facility. To fill out this form prior to your visit, click here. 
  • Members will be asked to scan their own membership card to allow for limited contact entry. Download your membership card on our mobile app for added convenience. Download our app here on iTunes or Google Play.
  • We also ask you to help us reduce the risk of exposure by wiping down equipment with the provided cleaning materials both before and after use. Take a moment to review all of our safety protocols before your visit. 
  • You must use designated equipment only, respect all signs regarding social distancing, and maintain at least six feet from others whenever possible. 
  • We ask those who feel unwell to stay home. We encourage  vulnerable populations of our Y members to be cautious and follow recommended guidelines on when to resume activities outside the home. 
  • The Y will be open to members only, age 11 and older; children ages 5-10 who are on a Household Membership may work out with their parent under existing membership guidelines, see age guidelines. Stroller walking on the track is permitted at designated locations.
  • No guests, nationwide members or guest passes will be allowed at this time. 
  • Please be patient and know that these protocols have been put in place for your safety and to accommodate as many members as possible each day. 
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