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The Williams YMCA of Avery County

Thw Y Aquatics Center will reopen June 1st. More information regarding Group Exercise, out of school programs and other programs will be released next Tuesday. More information

FACILITY CLOSURE Link to Virtual Group Exercise Classes


June 1st 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

SCHEDULE (will be assessed and adjusted as needed)


8:00am-9:00am Reserved for vulnerable populations

9:00am-12:30pm Open Swim (Members Only)

12:30pm-1:00pm Closed for deep cleaning

1:00pm-2:00pm Reserved from YMCA Summer Camp

2:00pm-2:30pm Closed for deep Cleaning

2:30pm-5:00pm Open Swim (Members Only)


8:00am-12:00pm Open Swim (Members Only)



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The YMCA might be closed but that doesn't mean you can't get your work-out in at home! Members can access certain Virtual Group Exercise classes at no cost through a couple of options that have been provided to us from some of our service partners! Check them out and keep moving!

Y360 TouTube Channel HERE

MOSSA Move Virtual Classes are available for the next 30 days for Y members HERE
(please note, you will need to setup an account for this option and it’s a trial basis).

Les Mills has opened up 95 free workouts across 8 categories HERE