Membership cards must be scanned at the Welcome Center to access our facilities.
Membership at the YMCA of the Golden Crescent is non-transferable.
Membership fees and joining fees are non-refundable.
An account balance from unpaid membership, program fees, etc., will restrict a member’s access to our facility and programs.
Memberships are not under contract and can be terminated at any time. Terminations require a 30 day written notice. Faxes and emails to the Membership Director are acceptable forms of termination as well as filling out the termination request at the Welcome Center.
To rejoin the Y an account must be in good standing with no remaining balance. Members who reactivate within 90 days of cancelation may rejoin without a sign-up fee.
Changes to a membership require a 30 day written notice at the Welcome Center. This includes the following:
Memberships are drafted on the 1st or 15th of every month. Should any member debt not be honored by the member's credit card company or bank for any reason, the member is still responsible for that debt. A $30 return fee will be applied to all returns. This is in addition to any service fee the member's credit card company or bank may charge. The membership is subject to termination if the debt is not paid and/or payments are returned 3 times.
Parents are responsible for the safety and supervision of their children at all times. Children under the age of 12 years may not be left unattended in the facility. Unsupervised workouts using cardiovascular equipment or free weights is not permitted prior to age 16 years without completion of YMCA Teen and Youth Training.
The YMCA is founded on Christian principles and prohibits inappropriate behavior and conduct.
Guests - Each member is able to bring a guest 1 time a year for free. After the free visit, each guest must pay the $10 guest pass fee. All guests must sign in at the front desk. Minor guests must have a parent/guardian complete and sign the guest form at first visit. Minor guests under the age of 14 must have a parent/guardian with them while using the facility.
Locker Rooms – You must be at least 18 years old to be in the locker rooms. Any persons under 18 years old found using the amenities in the locker rooms (whirlpool, sauna, steam room) will be removed and repeat offenders will have their memberships revoked. Lockers may be reserved with the Welcome Center staff.
Teen and Youth Training – Members ages 10-15 must attend the Teen and Youth Strength Training class and be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older to have access to the Wellness Center. The class teaches proper use of cardio and nautilus equipment. Usage of areas permitted upon completion with parental/adult supervision.
Lost and Found - Items lost at the YMCA of the Golden Crescent will be kept for a period of 15 days.
Photos - YMCA of the Golden Crescent has the authority, including the absolute right and permission to take, copyright, use, and publish photographs of or concerning individuals using the YMCA facility or participating in YMCA programs. Photographs become the exclusive property of the YMCA.
Sex Offenders - YMCA of the Golden Crescent has a no-tolerance policy with regards to those persons who are a registered sex offender and such persons will not be allowed to obtain or continue membership at the YMCA. Participation in YMCA programs by registered sexual offenders is denied, and participation privileges will be revoked for any current member or participant who is considered a registered sex and/or violent offender as defined by the Texas Code.
Loitering - Loitering is not permitted in or outside the YMCA.
Music - Headphones required for all music playing devices.
The YMCA is founded on Christian principles and prohibits inappropriate behavior and conduct. In an effort to assure the safety and welfare of all participants, we require members and guests follow the YMCA of the Golden Crescent Code of Conduct. This is to ensure the highest respect and courtesy toward one another, as well as to guarantee the proper use, maintenance, and care of YMCA property and equipment.
The use of the YMCA is a privilege which can be revoked at any time for violating the Code of Conduct including termination of memberships. At the discretion of YMCA staff, membership or program participation may be denied or revoked for any reason.
Violations to the YMCA Code of Conduct include but are not limited to the following:
Additional guidelines are posted in each department (pool, wellness center, basketball gym, etc.). The Y reserves the right to ask anyone not adhering to the posted rules to leave the premises.
Facility - Members ages 17 and under are not permitted into the facility during school hours Monday-Friday. Home school is an exception.
Gymnasium - Must be at least 12 years old to borrow equipment for basketball and racquetball and to reserve the racquetball courts.
Wellness Center - Members ages 16 and older may have access to the Wellness Center area. Members ages 10-15 are required to attend the Youth/Teen Training Class. After completion of the course, ages 10-15 may access Wellness Center area WITH adult supervision.