The Sault Ste. Marie YMCA is preparing for its reopening on Wednesday. The YMCA has spent the last couple of months preparing for this re-opening to ensure health and safety protocols and procedures are put in place to keep members and staff safe.
At this point in time, only current Y members or those looking to purchase a new Y membership will be permitted to use the facilities. Members are not required to book time slots for use of the fitness centre, capacity will be carefully monitored. Members who wish to use the pool must register for fitness classes and call ahead to pre-book a swim lane. Please refer to the YMCA website for a full list of hours.
The reopening comes with some new rules
- Reduced hours of operation (Monday – Friday 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Closed 1-3 p.m. for deep cleaning), Saturday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Sunday CLOSED)
- Masks required inside the building other than when actively engaging in an athletic or fitness activity including water-based activities; consuming food or drink; for any emergency or medical purpose
- Reduced building access
- Physical distancing measures to maintain 2 metres between participants
Increased sanitization and disinfection and additional hand-sanitizing stations
The “Y” produced the following video to let you know what to expect