*Active Military/Veterans: The Saratoga Regional YMCA honors the active military and veterans in our area by offering a reduction to their membership rate. As a thank you for your service to our country, a 10% reduction will be offered after confirmation of eligibility. Please contact the member service desk of any branch for further information. (Active duty personnel and their families supported by the Naval Support Activity, Saratoga Springs should contact the MWR office about their membership eligibility.)
Program Change Fee: Any member who wishes to change classes, for any reason, after they have already registered, will be required to pay a $10 service fee (per person, per program).
Guest/Daily Passes: Every full year member is allowed two (2) complimentary guest passes per year, to use at their discretion. To use a guest pass, stop at the Member Service Desk when you bring a guest with you. Additional passes for guests or program members are available at the rate of $10/day for adults, $5/day for youths/teens under 18 years of age and $16/day for a family. Daily passes at Malta, Battenkill, and Corinth are half price.
Lockers/Valuables: Lockers may be secured by members, using their own lock, while they are in the building. We strongly urge members to lock up their valuables. Locks must be removed when leaving the building each day. The YMCA is not responsible for valuables left unattended. Mini lockers are available, at no cost. For a token, please see the Member Service Desk.
Lost & Found: Please check with the Member Service Desk for any lost items.
Supervision: For everyone’s safety, children under the age of 10 cannot be left unattended in any area of the YMCA. Parent or guardian (age 18 or older) must be present with children under the age of 10 at all times, including YMCA staff-led instructional programs. Children under the age of 10 are not permitted in the Fitness Center unless part of a supervised YMCA program. After completing a Fitness Certification class, youth ages 10 through 13 are allowed to use the Fitness Center, with a parent or guardian in the building. Youth ages 10 through 13 wishing to use the free weight equipment must be accompanied in the free weights area by a parent or guardian. Youth 14 and over have full access to the Fitness Center.
Health Screening: If you have been away from the YMCA due to illness or injury, you will be required to bring a physician’s note stating your ability to participate in an exercise program.
Silversneakers®: SilverSneakers® is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is offered through Healthways. Healthways partners with many insurance programs to offer SilverSneakers® at various locations. SilverSneakers® offers physical activity, health education and social events for people who are Medicare eligible and Group Retiree members.
SilverSneakers® Program Members have a complimentary membership with access to all of the Saratoga Regional YMCA branches. Please contact your insurance company directly to determine if you are eligible for Silver Sneakers. In addition, the member service desk at any of our branches can assist you in determining your eligibility.
Membership Card: All current members must have a Saratoga Regional YMCA membership card. This card must be scanned as you enter the facility. If you do not bring your card, please stop at the Member Service Desk to be checked in. You can also download our Mobile App and use that as your scan tag.
Membership Cancellation Policy: If you wish to cancel your membership you are required to submit a written notice 30 days in advance to the Saratoga Regional YMCA. Cancellation forms are available at the Member Service Desk at all of our branches. If your membership is inactive for more than 90 days, another improvement fee will apply if you decide to rejoin.
Membership Change: If you wish to change your type of membership, you are required to inform us 30 days in advance.Status change forms are available at the Member Service Desk at all of our branches.
Improvement Fee: The $50.00 improvement fee is a one-time charge as long as your membership remains current. The improvement fee is set aside for improvements to the facility or equipment.
Membership Reciprocity: The Saratoga Regional YMCA has joined the New York State Reciprocity Program to give our members a greater value to your membership. This is for full facility/full privilege Saratoga Regional YMCA members to access the participating YMCAs at no charge. This includes the Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area and the Capital District YMCA. Please inquire at the Member Service Desk for the full listing of New York State YMCAs that take part in the program. Some restrictions may apply; we encourage you to check with the Y you plan to visit ahead of time to learn the specifics.
Membership Hold Policy: If you wish to suspend your full facility membership for up to six months during a 12 month period, you may do so for a fee of $15.00. If you have been physically injured and/or are unable to use the facilities the $15.00 fee will be waived with a doctor’s note. We require a written notice 30 days in advance to place your membership on hold. The membership hold forms are available at all of our branches. Please provide the dates for which you want your membership on hold, and you will not be drafted for membership during that time. This does not apply to Branch Only memberships. While membership is on hold, members are able to pay half-price for a day pass if they wish to use the facilities.
Returned Check Policy: If your check is returned as NSF, it may be re-presented electronically, or by any other legal method, and you will be assessed a processing fee applicable by law. When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment. The check writer is also responsible for all other check recovery costs, including all attorney’s fees, court costs, and taxes.
Bank Draft Memberships: E-Z Pay draft is a continuous membership plan which will remain active until you give the YMCA a written notice 30 days in advance requesting termination of your membership. Members who have their membership fees drafted from checking or savings accounts are drafted on the 1st of the month. Members who have their membership fees drafted from credit or debit cards will be drafted on the 7th or 15th of the month. Members must be 18 years of age or older to authorize drafting membership dues. If the member is a minor, a parent or guardian must be present to sign all agreements. To make any changes to your membership or payment method, please give the YMCA a 30-day written notice. Changes can only be made by the primary member on the membership. The YMCA may, at its discretion, adjust the monthly rate applicable to your category of membership. You will receive at least 30 days notice prior to any change. Should your bank not honor your membership draft for any reason, you are still responsible for that payment, in addition to any service fee your bank may charge your account. If we are unable to draft your membership for two months, your membership will be terminated. If you wish to rejoin, you will then be required to pay the past due balance.
Program Cancellation Policy: The Saratoga Regional YMCA reserves the right to cancel, without notice, any program due to low enrollment. Fees will be credited/refunded.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: The Saratoga Regional YMCA will refund your membership/program fee within three (3) days of purchase. After three (3) days, credit will be issued. Program fees are fully refundable if withdrawal from a class occurs due to a doctor’s documented illness or if the program is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, however deposits are non-refundable. After the first week of a program, credit amounts are at the discretion of the Program Director.
Photos: The Saratoga Regional YMCA requires that all members and guests have their photo taken before using the facility. If a parent wishes, an exception will be made for children under age 10. This policy increases the safety and security of our facilities.
Video Recording & Camera Policy: Video Recorders, cameras and any other visual recording devices are not allowed within the Saratoga Regional YMCA without the prior written permission of the Chief Executive Officer.
Cell Phone Policy: Cell phone usage is not allowed in any locker room in accordance with the Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004.
Smoke-Free Policy: The YMCA is a tobacco-free environment and has prohibited the use of tobacco products in our facilities and on our property, including electronic cigarettes.
Saratoga Regional YMCA Liability Policy: Each person, as a member or visitor, is solely responsible for any personal injuries or losses sustained while on any YMCA property, or during any YMCA sponsored activities.
Saratoga Regional YMCA Sex Offenders Policy: It is the policy of the Saratoga Regional YMCA to not offer membership or use of its facilities and programs to any registered sex offender. If you are currently a member of the YMCA and become a convicted sex offender, the Saratoga Regional YMCA will immediately terminate your membership.
Food & Drinks: Food and drink are permitted in the lobby and designated areas only. Water and sports drinks are the only liquids allowed, and must be in a sealed plastic or metal container in the gym, field house, tennis and pool area.
Third Party Trainers/Instructors Policy: Third party individuals acting as trainers and/or instructors are not permitted on YMCA property due to licensing and liability concerns. Please consult with YMCA professionals for your training and/or lessons.
Fire Alert Policy: Please be aware that in the event of a fire on the Saratoga Regional YMCA premises all members will be instructed to relocate to a designated point of refuge. In the event of a multiple alarm, all program participants must evacuate. If evacuated, do not try to re-enter the building or search for family/friends as they will also be exiting the building. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Inclement Weather Conditions Policy: When there is inclement weather, the decision to close our facilities and/or cancel programs will be made by the Chief Operations Officer, and the following stations will report our closing and/or cancellations: YNN, Times Union, WFLY92, 810 WGY, WNYT TV, WRGB TV, WRVE, WTEN TV, B95.5 and WXXA TV. You may also check our website at
www.srymca.org or our Facebook page. Cancelling of classes/programs due to inclement or unsafe weather is based on the closing of the local school district.
Wellness Center Code of Conduct:
- Keep hands and feet away from all moving parts and weight stacks.
- Please make sure all shoes are clean before using the Wellness Center. Bringing a clean pair of shoes with you is encouraged.
- Please be courteous at all times. Unsportsmanlike behavior, profanity, or foul language is prohibited.
- Allow others to share equipment while you’re resting between sets.
- We do not tolerate harassment or intimidation by words, gestures, and body language or any other menacing behavior.
- Equipment must be used for its intended purpose.
- Do not drop or slam down weights.
- Please wipe off equipment and benches after each use.
- Please wear appropriate gym clothing and sneakers. Offensive wording on shirts or accessories is inappropriate. Protective footwear must be worn at all times.
- Please use collars and clips for “Olympic Bar Lifting”.
- Screaming during lifting is not allowed.
- Please put all bags and belongings in designated areas.
- Unwarranted physical contact with another person in any angry, inappropriate, or threatening way is not permitted.
- Please help keep your facility clean by disposing of your trash, bottles, and gum in receptacles provided.
- Food is not permitted in the weight area; only sealed plastic bottles are permitted.
- Rack all weights and dumbbells after each use.
- The Saratoga Regional YMCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.