THINGS TO KNOW
ACCESSING THE BRANCH
Welcome to the Y! In order to ensure a safe place for all, we require everyone to scan in at the Welcome Center each visit. The
cost to replace a Y ID card is $10. SCAN FROM YOUR SMART PHONE: You can eliminate your ID card by downloading a FREE
App that will store your ID Card bar code. See the Welcome Center for details. Program participants will sign in at the Welcome
Center. Visitors and visitors from another Y are required to check in at the Welcome Center each visit.
Children 10 and under are not to be left alone at the Y without a parent or legal guardian. At age 11 you must belong to the Y
in order to be in the building without a parent or legal guardian.
YOUTH POLICY FOR FITNESS CENTER
Children under 10 are not allowed in the Fitness Center. Children 10-13 may be in the Fitness Center as long as they are
exercising under direct adult supervision and have successfully completed the Teen Center Basic Training Program. All children
“TRY THE Y”
Guest passes are available at manateeymca.org. Guests must show ID and be at least 18, unless accompanied by a parent or
legal guardian. Three passes may be used per year and a signed waiver will be required.
accompany the guest in order to receive the Guest Pass. All guests must sign a General Liability Waiver. Y Teens who bring a
guest under the age of 18 must have the guest’s parent or legal guardian sign a Child Waiver and Consent Form.
All program participants must complete a Florida General Liability Waiver or Child Waiver & Consent Form (signed by parent or
legal guardian). Program participants are required to sign in at the Welcome Center prior to entering any area of the facility.
NATIONWIDE ACCESS TO ALL YMCAs
Those visiting from another YMCA may
use the facility at no charge. Nationwide guests must
show Y (picture ID) prior to gaining access.
Manatee YMCA community can use the Nationwide
program when visiting other YMCAs. Check the
Welcome Center for a list of participating Ys.
PLEASE NOTE: Nationwide members must use their
home Y at least 50% of the time. Nationwide guests
visiting other Ys for a period greater than 28 days
Visit manateeymca.org now and sign up for our e-newsletter. Receive upcoming news about
program registrations and special events. You can also register online for programs. Need
assistance? Call the Welcome Center at one of our branches, we are glad to help! Don’t
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