Youth Access

Youth Access Guidelines

Age

Guidelines

0-7

• Must be accompanied by a participating adult (age 18 or older) at all times
• May only participate in Family Swim or Family Climb Programs

8-15

• Must be accompanied by a participating adult (age 18 or older) at all times
• May only participate in Family Swim, Family Climb and general recreation during Youth Access Hours
• May only take part in non-contact, non-competitive, individual sports such as badminton, pickle ball, table tennis, racquetball, squash, tennis, wally ball, and non-competitive basketball, soccer or volleyball
• May not use the weight rooms, cardio rooms, or speed bag room and may not use mechanical or combative equipment

16 & older

• May use the facilities unaccompanied by an adult
• May use all facilities during open hours; academic year and breaks
• Are not eligible for most services, programs, trips or classes with the exception of specifically designed, age-appropriate programs.

Youth Locker Room/Shower Facilities Guidelines

Youth age 5 and under may use the opposite sex locker room if accompanied by a supervising individual. Youth 6 years and older must use the same gender locker room. A universal access Family Changing Room is available, which includes a shower, lockers and changing table, and is located on the first floor of Dixon.

 

Family Swim

The following supervision limits and guidelines for family swim time will be strictly enforced:

  • Must be accompanied by a participating adult (age 18 or older) at all times
  • May only participate during Family Swim Hours
  • If a child is not able to move in the water without feet touching the bottom or needs to wear a life-jacket, the child is considered a non-swimmer. Only three “non-swimmers” per adult and the adult must be in the water within arm’s reach of the children.
  • Only five “swimmers” per adult and the adult must be able to directly observe the children.
  • Babies are allowed in the pool with plastic swim diapers

 

Family Climb

The following supervision limits and guidelines for family climb time will be strictly enforced:

  • Kids under 16 are allowed to climb during family climb time.
  • All participants under 18 must have a youth waiver on file signed by their parent or legal gaurdian. This waiver expires after one year.
  • Participants under 16 cannot belay and must be accompanied by a belay certified adult at all times.
  • Only two participants under 16 are allowed per certified adult.
  • Children under eight must be under direct supervision by a certified adult at all times (within arm’s reach).

 

Please visit our Hours Page for Youth Access Hours