Updated October 5, 2020
As required by Governor Walz's Executive Order 20-81, face coverings/masks must be worn indoors in all public spaces.
Masks must be worn in all common areas and when not exercising. Masks are not required when exercising or swimming.
Lifeguards and group exercise instructors will not be wearing masks due to the requirements of their position. Please maintain 6 feet of physical distancing when speaking with the instructor or lifeguard.
We've missed you and are so excited to see you back into our facility!
We're so happy to welcome you back soon. Together, we're a better us.
Here is what you can expect in Phase 4:
Current Spaces Available:
Moving forward, we will be opening our spaces in a phased approach so the Y might look a bit different initially.
The Fergus Falls YMCA YMCA is currently allowed to open at 25% of space capacity. We are welcoming 65 members in the building at one time.
Make sure you are feeling well enough to visit. If you have been experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed, please stay home and contact your healthcare provider.
Members will be asked to:
Before you enter the YMCA, you will be asked two questions. You must answer these questions every time you visit. If your answers determine that you cannot enter, we will ask you to return home and contact your healthcare provider.
We will be implementing a reservation system at some point in the near future. Until that happens, please contact the respective person via email to set up the reservation. You should receive an email confirmation.
All reservations must be made by 2pm the day prior. Reservations can only be made for the next day and only 1 slot per day. For Monday reservations, please email by 2pm on Sunday.
Racquetball reservations: 6:30am-7:30am, 10:00am-11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 5:30pm-6:30pm
Email email@example.com for your reservations.
Group Exercise Reservations:
Visit class schedule for specifics. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your reservations.
Lap Swim in the Swimming pool:
6:00am-6:45am, 7:00am-7:45am, 8:00am-8:45am, 9:00am-9:45am, 10:00am-10:45am, 11:00am-11:45a, 12:00pm-12:45pm, 4:00pm-4:45pm (M,W only), 5:00pm-5:45pm (M,W only),
Email email@example.com for your lane reservations.
Water Fitness Classes in the swimming pool:
MWF 8:15am-9:00am, 9:30am-10:15am,
MW 5:45pm -6:30pm
T/TH 9:45am-10:30am, 11:00am-11:45am
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your class reservations.
Call for more information! 218.739.4489
Other areas, amenities, and programs will open in a phased approach and will return gradually.
Members/guests should limit themselves to 90 minutes in the building. You can be in the building longer if you are attending a fitness class.
Running will not be allowed on the walking track, but IS allowed on the treadmills. The walking track and cardio/weight areas are ONE-WAY. Please walk all the way around the track when you wish to exit the area. We are working hard to avoid face to face contact.
When entering or leaving the free weight area, please allow only one person on the stairway at a time to avoid coming face to face with another member.
Always bring your card/barcode to check in AND out.
You MUST wipe your equipment/machines down before and after use.
All active membership units are welcome to come back and use the Y. Those memberships on hold must remove their hold status before coming back. To remove the hold status, please use the same form that was used to activate the hold status. You can find that HERE.
Nationwide members are encouraged to visit their home YMCA but will have access to the Fergus Falls YMCA. Please inform the member services staff that you are from another YMCA.
Community members and visitors wishing to buy or use a day/week pass are welcome to visit.
While children are always welcome at the YMCA, at this time, children 11 and under are encouraged to stay active at home unless visiting with a parent.
The Y has taken many precautions to serve our members and keep them as safe as possible. We have:
To ensure member's health and safety, we are implementing these protocols to reduce health risks to our members, program participants, and staff. We also strongly ask that our members also do their own part to ensure their own health and safety by wiping down equipment before and after, practicing physical distancing, and paying attention to their own health. The information above is subject to change at any time.