What to expect at your Y.
 
Your Y is open for:
  • Group Exercise classes in the gym, Movement Center and outdoor studio - BY RESERVATION ONLY (details below). Space is limited to account for ample physical distancing.
  • Lap swim, Individual Water Exercise, Aqua Exercise Classes and Hot Tub times are available - BY RESERVATION ONLY (details below). Space is limited to adhere to state and local guidelines, including the Oregon Health Authority and CDC. 
  • Locker Room Showers are open. Available showers will be physically distant and shower areas will be cleaned frequently in accordance with OHA guidelines.
  • Doubles play for tennis and pickleball in the Tennis Center by reservation. (More information and reservations HERE.)
You will be able to continue WITHOUT RESERVATIONS:
  • Cardio and strength training in the Health & Wellness Center and the gym.
  • Stretching and floor workout space in the gym or Movement Center.
Reserving your Group Exercise classes:
  • Spaces are limited in order to follow physical distancing guidelines and our new operating hours.
  • Group Exercise Reservation times will open 5 days in advance. Reservations will open at 6 a.m.
  • Group Exercisers must be 15 years or older.

Making a reservation:

  • Reserve online. Once in your account, click on "Programs".
  • In your Daxko App, select "Programs" and reserve a class spot.
  • Call your Y: 541.686.9622.
  • To cancel your reservation, e-mail membership@eugeneymca.org
For Aquatics Center information, schedules and guidelines please click HERE.
 
Using the locker rooms:
  • Locker Room Showers are open. Available showers will be physically distant and shower areas will be cleaned frequently in accordance with OHA guidelines. 
  • Unless you are showering, you must wear your mask in the Locker Rooms.
  • A limited number of DAY USE lockers will be available (11 in women's room and 14 in men's locker room). Except for members' rented lockers, all others will be inaccessible.
  • Please wipe down DAY USE lockers before and after use. Bring your own lock.
  • Members must follow 6-foot physical distance rules while changing and using the locker rooms. 
  • Y staff will regularly check locker rooms to ensure occupancy does not exceed 10 people in women's locker room and 16 in men's locker room.
  • Steam and sauna rooms remain closed.
General required protocols:
  • Sign an online COVID-19 Waiver of Claims and a Covid-specific Code of Conduct. A waiver must be signed prior to your access to the facility. Please do so in advance to expedite your return. Please make sure to share our Code of Conduct with anyone on your membership. We only require one member of a household to sign the Code of Conduct.
  • Mask or face coverings are required at all time in the Y facility except when swimming or using the hot tub. 
  • Reasonable accommodation will be made for those with medical conditions. Contact membership@eugeneymca.org for more information. 
  • We will take your temperature via a touchless thermometer upon arrival and ask you to answer 4 health questions regarding COVID-19 exposure and symptoms at every visit before entering the facility.
  • Wash hands or use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting the facility (at a provided hand washing/sanitation station.)
Y staff members will be wearing face coverings, cleaning and sanitizing high-use areas and enforcing 6-foot physical distancing requirements.
 
Entering & Exiting the facility:
  • Enter the facility through the main front doors that lead to vestibule with seating (next to the newspaper boxes and bike parking). 
  • Exit the facility  through the same main front doors. 
Note: Our check-in and check-out procedures aid contract tracing requirements if anyone tests positive for COVID-19.
 
Working out at the Y:
  • Wipe down equipment BEFORE and AFTER use.
  • Plan your workouts around the new gym etiquette: Once you start on a piece of equipment, you will need to complete all your repetitions and sets and then sanitize it. Working-in and supersets will not be allowed. 
  • We have spaced equipment out in the Health & Wellness Center and in the basketball gym. Some pieces were removed entirely to provide adequate physical distancing, or because they are not able to be easily sanitized. These include: both rowing machines, one of the hand bikes, the prone T-bar row, the preacher curl station, all foam rollers, sand rolls and weight belts.
  • Abide by occupancy limits. In order to provide adequate physical distance, your Y is limiting the number of people in each area.
  • Bring your own sweat towel. There will be no towel service.
  • Limit your belongings (i.e. your keys and phone). There will be no day-use lockers.
  • Allergy-sufferers: please note that windows and doors will be open.
  • Bring your own filled water bottle. Water fountains will not be in use other than the bottle-fill fountain.
  • Follow one-way pathways noted by floor decals throughout the facility.
Membership Information
  • If your membership is currently on Hold or you have Terminated your membership, you will need to contact the Welcome Center prior to coming to your Y. Please call 541.686.9622 or e-mail membership@eugeneymca.org to restart your membership.
  • We will only offer in-person interviews BY APPOINTMENT for individuals seeking financial assistance. Schedule a financial assistance appointment by e-mail: membership@eugeneymca.org
Parking at the Y
  • Please park at South Eugene High School to access the Y's main entrance (the double doors that open to a vestibule and then to the lobby.)
  • Tennis Center users can park in the Y's lot in front of the Tennis Center.
  • Child care families can park for a few minutes in front of the main Y doors and enter at the NEW Child Care Entrance (the double doors closest to Fun Club and the vending machines) for drop-off and pick-up of their children.
Please note that your Y's still restricts programs and services for members. This is to ensure everyone's safety while we manage new health and safety protocols and procedures.
  • Meading Room (yoga) remains closed. Yoga will take place in the Movement Center and in our Virtual Hub
  • Credit/debit payments preferred to cash 
  • No towel/coffee service 
  • No Play Care (our drop-in child care service)
  • No sauna/steam rooms
  • Lobby closed to members (area will be used for staff)
  • No racquetball
Thank you so much for your patience and support as we navigate our reopening. 
 
How to get the Daxko App
 
Facility Hours:
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED 
 
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED