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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

As of Monday, 6/29/20 face masks/coverings are requred at all indoor and outdoor activities when not exercising. More information

Aquatics

Aquatics Reopening Guidelines and Schedule

  1. Every individual’s temperature will be taken before being granted entry.  Anyone with a temperature above 99.9 will be denied entry.
  2. Sanitation stations will be set up at the Y’s entrance, as well as at the pool entrance.  Individuals must sanitize before entering.
  3. Individuals with symptoms; Coughing, Sneezing, Sore Throat, Headache, Shortness of Breath, etc. will be denied entry.
  4. YMCA staff who cannot maintain social distance, will be required to wear a mask.
  5. In pool occupancy will be capped at 36.  Individuals on the pool deck MUST social distance.
  6. Picnic tables must be used by members of only one household
  7. Lifeguards will be required to wear masks when unable to social distance on the pool deck.
  8. Only 1 individual at a time on elevator, unless a household.
  9. The Lobby, Wellness Center, Child Development Center and Arthur Youth Center will remain closed. 
  10. All Water Fountains will be closed.
  11. Locker rooms will be marked for social distancing.
  12. Please abide by all additional signage

JULY AQUATICS SCHEDULE

Note: LAP SWIMMING AND CLASSES are based on a first come first serve basis and are limited to 9 people per class at this time AND ONE SWIMMER/FAMILY to a lane at this time. Water features can be turned on by request but will not be on during class times. PLEASE SEE "Details" below the schedule for more information.

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Details

M-W-F 8:00 am- 10:00 am, 11:00-12:30 pm, 2:30-5:00 pm Open Swim- FOUR LAP LANES will be open during these times for lap swimming, water fit and kids are welcome at this time as well
Tues. & Thurs. 8:00am- 10:00 am, 11:00 am- 7:00 pm OPEN SWIM- FOUR LAP LANES will be open during these times for lap swimming, water fit and kids are welcome at this time as well
10:00-11:00 am Water Fit- Taught by Judy in pool, open to all ages/skill level, lap swimming is permitted but limited to ONE lane
5:30-6:30 pm Water Fit- Taught in pool by Lucy, open to all ages/skill level, lap swimming is permitted but limited to ONE lane
Monday Swim Club- For all ages that can pass the swim test and/or can swim alone without help, Open swim/lap swim is permitted during these classes, however this class utilizes at least one lap lane during class, taught by AJ beinging July 13th
(NOT AVALIBLE AT THIS TIME) Water Volleyball- Open to all ages, counts number of taps on the ball (no net involved), lap swimming/open swim is permitted during class but class size will depend on number of lanes available
(NOT AVALIBLE AT THIS TIME) Homeschool @ the Pool- Program for home school students only, open swim/lap swim/open swim is permitted during this time
(NOT AVALIBLE AT THIS TIME) SPLASH- School group swim program, scheduled classes for swim lessons, pool is still open to all during regular pool hours (volunteer opportunity availible)
(NOT AVALIBLE AT THIS TIME) Junior Swim Club- Can mostly swim alone and are younger in age and swim ability (ages 2-7), Open swim/lap swim is permitted during these classes, class typically stays in the shallow end and does not use lap lanes.