Things to know!

Our YMCA has policies in place for the benefit, safety, and welfare of our members, guests, and our organization. All policies are approved by the YMCA Board of Directors.

Guest Policy

YMCA facilities are provided for the use of YMCA members. Guests must purchase a pass to use the facilities.

  • All guests 18 and over must present a valid photo ID and sign an Entrance Waiver. 
  • Effective Tuesday, May 30th, we have made an important update to our guest pass policy for individuals under 16 years old. 
    Moving forward, we will no longer be offering guest passes, whether paid or unpaid, to anyone under 16 years old. 
  • Guest passes are available for $10 per visit.


Facility Policy 

  • Youths, 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+) to be in the facility alone.
  • Children under the age of 8 must be supervised while in the basketball and racquetball courts, and pool.
  • Children must be 13 and older to use the indoor track.
  • Youths, 8 and under must be supervised by an adult while in the pool area.
  • In order to use the weight equipment, ages 13 and over must complete a fitness orientation. Anyone under the age of 10 can not be on the treadmill/cardio equipment unless they have completed a fitness orientation. Contact Ruby Hoffmann for more details.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age to use the free weight gym without supervision.
  • Family locker rooms are available for kids under 13 to use but must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 14 years and older, may use the male and female locker rooms, steam room, and sauna, however, they must follow proper etiquette.

Basketball Court Policies

  • No drinks on the court besides water.
  • No profanity or foul language.
  • Must be 8 years old or older to be in the basketball court without parental supervision.
  • Must wear shirts at all times.
  • The YMCA of Abilene has basketballs for members to use located at the front desk. If you would like to borrow our basketball, we do an exchange (either keys, phone, wallet, etc.).

‚ÄčPool Policies

  • Anyone under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult 18 years or older. 
  • Anyone 12 years or younger must pass the swim test in order to swim without a life jacket. Pass the test, and get rid of the vest!
  • No food in the pool area.
  • Drinking water is acceptable to bring into the pool area
  • Must wear appropriate family swimwear. 
    • Nothing see through
    • No revealing swimwear

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.