YMCA of Dane County Policies
YMCA of Dane County Membership
Your YMCA membership is good at all Dane County YMCA branches.
Your membership may be used for member services or program registration at facility member rates. A membership card is issued to every member 8 years old and older. The YMCA requires that all children under the age of 8 have adult supervision at all times. Rates and schedules subject to change. Membership ID Card or Key Tag is required for admittance to facility.
Carry Your Membership ID Card/Key Tag
It is necessary to present your membership ID card or key tag for admittance to your YMCA. If a member forgets his/her card, the member must verify membership with a photo ID. Membership cards are non-transferable. Any member who lends his/her card or assists a non-member in unauthorized use of the facility subjects their membership to revocation.
The YMCA AWAY policy allows you to use YMCAs around the world for low or no charge.
Each membership unit will receive six complimentary guest passes each calendar year to be used to bring in prospective members, friends and family. All passes must be picked up by adults in the family. Guests must present a photo ID card and be with a member when using a pass. An individual may use up to six guest passes per calendar year. This is a member benefit, distributed annually, some restrictions apply. All guest under the age of 16 must be checked in by an adult.
Payments made Annual or Continuous through monthly bank draft. See Member Services.
Facility Member Prices
In order to receive member prices on programs, you must be a member for the entire session.
Credits and Refunds
If the YMCA cancels a program or if the participant has a medical excuse, a credit or refund will be made. Programs not held for holidays or due to inclement weather are not refundable. System credits are good for one year from the date of issue. ALL refunds and system credits will require a 24-hour waiting period.
Returned checks and bank drafts will be assessed a $35 processing fee. All checks will be processed as Electronic Funds Transfer payments.
The YMCA will always put the safety of our members, program members and staff first when decisions need to be made concerning inclement weather. When inclement weather poses a threat, the YMCA may adjust or cancel scheduled hours of operation, programs, and/or special events. If a school district cancels school; then all YMCA off site classes in that particular school district will be cancelled. YMCA facilities will remain open. If such circumstances occur, please refer to our website and/or Facebook page for any severe weather facility closings and updates. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
YMCA Multi-Media Policy
YMCA programs and events are often photographed/videotaped for promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be included in YMCA promotional materials, please indicate this to YMCA event and/or program staff. The use of cell phones and other electronic devices are prohibited in ALL locker rooms and restrooms.
Lifestyle Center Age Policy
Pool Age Policy
Code of Conduct
The mission of the YMCA of Dane County, Inc.,
The YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants, and guests. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation, and remove visitation access.
By participating in the YMCA Nationwide Membership Program, I agree to release the National Council of Young Men’s Christian Associations of the United States of America, and its independent and autonomous member associations in the United States and Puerto Rico, from claims of negligence for bodily injury or death in connection with the use of YMCA facilities, and from any liability for other claims, including loss of property, to the fullest extent of the law.
Abuse Prevention Statement
Your child’s safety is our priority. That is why as part of the YMCA of Dane County established abuse prevention program, background checks and references are completed on all employees and volunteers.
Supervision of Children
The YMCA requires that all children under the age of 8 have adult supervision at all times.
Available for children ages 6 weeks through 7 years. Not available on holidays. Hours are subject to change. Check hours on your Branch webpage.