Code of Conduct

The Ottawa YMCA is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all members and guests. Conduct that does not support the YMCA mission or core values is not acceptable. You are responsible for your behavior. Violation of these guidelines may result in suspension or revocation of membership. If you have a concern or problem, please contact a YMCA staff person.

Be Responsible – You are responsible for your behavior. The YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Caring – Please be considerate when using YMCA equipment. Return free weights to their designated spot and wipe down workout machines after use

Be Respectful – Intentional damage to another person’s property or YMCA property will not be tolerated. Mistreatment or harassment of YMCA members or staff is strictly prohibited.

Be Honest – You are expected to be honest and professional with other members and staff.

Be Healthy – Unsafe or dangerous behavior will not be tolerated. Your YMCA is a safe zone. Use or possession of drugs, alcohol, or weapons is not allowed in YMCA programs or facilities. No smoking is allowed in YMCA facilities or on YMCA property.


Current Covid Restrictions

We must adhere to State and Federal restrictions 
in the rules of our facility. These rules may change 
and we will adjust as they do. We are now only open
for members of our YMCA. We cannot accept guests
or members of other YMCA’s at this time. 

Children must be 16 years of age and older unless 
accompanied by a parent or guardian or signed up for
a YMCA program.

Masks will need to be worn in all common areas and
temperatures will be taken upon entering the Y.
When exercising masks may be removed.

Pool Guidelines
Children under 10 years old need to have an adult (18 and over) in the pool area. Jr High and younger children must exit the pool by 8:00pm Monday -Friday. Children who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper. The lifeguard has final authority in pool area. All posted rules must be followed.