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LEARN GROW THRIVE 2013 Program Guide

YMCA OF GREATER CLEVELAND www.ClevelandYMCA.org


2013 SESSION DATES Winter I

FALL I

Registration begins December 17, 2012

Registration begins August 19, 2013

Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (5 weeks) Monday, January 7 - Sunday, February 10

Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (5 weeks) Monday, September 9 - Sunday, October 13

Sports Leagues (8 weeks)

Mission

Monday, January 7 - Sunday, March 3

Sports Leagues (8 weeks) Tuesday, September 3 - Sunday, October 27

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Dance (10 weeks) Monday, January 7 - Sunday, March 31

Dance (14 weeks) Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Sunday, December 14

Winter II

FALL II

Vision To be the premier community-based, charitable organization that embraces collaborations to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

Values The character development core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith will guide all our interactions and decisions.

CONTENTS 3 A  quatics & Community Safety Programs 7 Childcare 12 Health and Wellness 17 Youth Sports 19 Membership Policies

Registration begins January 21, 2013

Registration begins September 23, 2013

Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (5 weeks) Monday, February 11 - Sunday, March 17

Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (5 weeks) Monday, October 14 - Sunday, November 17 Sports Leagues (8 weeks) Monday, October 28 - Sunday, December 22

SPRING I Registration begins February 25, 2013 Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (6 weeks) Monday, March 18 - Sunday, April 28

FALL III Registration begins October 28, 2013

Sports Leagues (8 weeks) Monday, March 4 - Sunday, April 28

Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (5 weeks) Monday, Nov. 18 - Sunday, December 22

Dance (10 weeks) Monday, April 1 - Sunday, June 9

- Sunday, January 5, 2014

Break Weeks: Monday, December 23, 2013

SPRING II Registration begins April 8, 2013 Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (6 weeks) Monday, April 29 - Sunday, June 9 Sports Leagues (8 weeks) Monday, April 29 - Sunday, June 23

SUMMER I Registration begins May 20, 2013 Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (6 weeks) Monday, June 10 - Sunday, July 21 Sports Leagues (8 weeks) Monday, July 8 - Sunday, September 1

SUMMER II Registration begins July 1, 2013 Sports | Wellness | Aquatics (6 weeks) Monday, July 22 - Sunday, September 1 Break Week: Monday, September 2 - Sunday, September 8

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Group SWIMMING LESSONS 01 Shrimp: Parent and Child

03 Pike 2: Beginner

05 Ray 2: Advanced

(6-24 months)

(Ages 3-5) Ratio 5:1

(Ages 3-5) Ratio 5:1

• Enter and exit water with parents • Front and back float • Get face wet and blow bubbles • Kick on front and back and use equipment • Arm movements in the water, on front.

• Front and back float with assistance • Submerge head 5 times and open eyes • Front and back glide, 5 feet • Finn on back, 15 feet with assistance • Jump in and climb out.

• Jump in and swim under water 3 body lengths • Front crawl, 20 yards • Backstroke, 20 yards • Swim, float, swim (Swim on front, turn float on back, return to swim • Tread water 15 seconds, independently.

02 Perch: Parent and Child (24-36 months) Ratio 8:1

04 Eel 1: Intermediate (Ages 3-5) Ratio 5:1

• Blow bubbles and bob • Front float 5 seconds with assistance • Back float 5 seconds with assistance • Paddle and kick with assistance • Jump in and return to wall with assistance.

• 5 consecutive submersions • Front and back glide with equipment, without assistance • Finn on back, 15 feet with equipment, without assistance • “Tiger arms” with equipment, 15 feet • Kick on front and back with assistance.

02 Perch: WITHOUT PARENT

04 Eel 2: Intermediate

(24-36 months) Ratio 3:1

(Ages 3-5) Ratio 5:1

• Blow bubbles and bob • Front float 5 seconds with assistance • Back float 5 seconds with assistance • Paddle and kick with assistance • Jump in and return to wall with assistance.

• Front and back float for 15 seconds, independently • Front and back glide, 2 body lengths, kick w/ equipment • Kick with equipment 30 feet, independently • Fin with alternating arms and kick for 30 feet w/ assistance • “Tiger arms” with kicking at surface 15 feet w/ assistance.

03 Pike 1: Beginner (Ages 3-5) Ration 5:1 • Submerge to eyes and blow bubbles • Enter and climb out of the pool on own • Front and back float for 5 seconds with support and assistance • Kick with equipment on front and back with assistance • Fin on back for 5 seconds.

05 Ray 1: Advanced

06 Starfish: Swim Team Level (Ages 3-5) Ratio 8:1 • Front crawl, 2 lengths • Continue to work on rotary breathing • Backstroke, 2 lengths • Learn stream line position • Breaststroke pull with flutter kick.

07 Polliwog 1: Beginner (Ages 6-9) Ratio 6:1 • 5 full submersions • Front and back float 10 seconds with assistance • Jump in and climb out • Finn on back with assistance, 10 feet • Front and back glide with equipment, 10 feet.

07 Polliwog 2: Beginner (Ages 6-9) Ratio 6:1

(Ages 3-5) Ratio 5:1 • Tread water for 15 seconds with assistance • Front Crawl with rhythmic breathing, 30 feet • Turn from front to back • Sit dive and paddle under water with symmetrical arms, 10 feet • Backstroke with arms out of water 30 ft. 3

• 10 deep water bobs • Front and back float 10-30 sec. without assistance • Front and back glide on own • Finn on back 30 ft. with equipment • “Tiger arms” with kicks 15 feet.


Group SWIMMING LESSONS CONTINUED 08 Guppy 1: Intermediate

Advanced

(Ages 6-9) Ratio 7:1

• Tread water for 30 seconds • Front crawl with rotary breathing, 2 lengths • Backstroke, 2 lengths • Breaststroke, 30 feet • Butterfly kick, 30 feet.

• Tread water with equipment 10-15 seconds • Jump in, swim under water 3 body lengths w/ symmetrical arms • Front crawl with rhythmic breathing, 15 feet • Back crawl 15 feet with arms out of water • Kneel dive or retrieve object from the bottom of the pool.

08 Guppy 2: Intermediate (Ages 6-9) Ratio 7:1 • Front crawl with rotary breathing, 20 yards • Backstroke with rotation, 20 yards • Breaststroke arms with breathing, 30 feet • Whip kick on front with equipment, 30 feet • Standing dive or somersault.

(Ages 6-9) Ratio 7:1

09 Minnow 2: Advanced (Ages 6-9) Ratio 7:1 • Front crawl, 4 lengths • Back crawl, 4 lengths • Breaststroke, 1 length, pull, breath, kick, glide • Butterfly, 15 feet • Tread water 1 minute.

Instructional or Competitive Private Swimming Lessons We offer individual private lessons or semi-private for 2-3 people. You can sign up for one lesson at a time or save money by signing up for lessons in packages.

10 Fish 1: Advance (Ages 6-12) Ratio 7:1 • Front Crawl, 6 lengths • Backstroke, 6 lengths • Breaststroke, 2 lengths with pull, breath, kick, glide • Butterfly, 1 length • Tread water 2 minutes, with hands up for 1 minute.

10 Fish 2: Advance (Ages 6-12) Ratio 7:1 • 100 Individual Medley • 200 Front Crawl • Butterfly, 1 length, with open turn and swim to flags • Breaststroke, 4 lengths with open turns and breaststroke pull out • How to take pulse.

11 Shark: Swim Team Level (Ages 6-12) Ratio 10:1 • 200 Individual Medley • Front and back flip turns • “Swim Team” Start • Read a pace clock • Target heart rate.

09 Minnow 1:

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Ages 5 and above • Practices are divided up by ability • YMCA dual meets and invitationals USA Swimming Affiliation • Contact your local branch for more information. 4


Community Safety Programs American Red Cross Babysitters Training Course This course provides individuals, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and safe play and first aid. Please bring a bag lunch. American Red Cross Lifeguard Course Looking for a great job? This course provides participants age 15 or older with the skills needed to be professional lifeguards, including preventing and responding quickly and effectively to aquatic emergencies. You must attend all sessions of the course and pass a written and practical exam to receive certifications.

Water Safety Instructor Course

until advanced medical care arrives. This course meets OSHA requirements and provides a choice of first aid, CPR, and AED courses.

Trains swim instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue course, six levels of the Learn to Swim and Parent, Pre-School and Parent and Child courses. You do NOT have to be a certified lifeguard.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission This training course is designed for workers at risk for on-the-job exposure to blood or other body fluids that could cause infection.

Prerequisites: Be at least 16 years of age by the last scheduled session of the instructor course. Successfully complete the pre-course session, which includes swimming all the strokes. Some instruction will be given on butterfly.

Pet First Aid From basic pet owner responsibilities, like spaying, neutering and administering medications to managing breathing or cardiac emergencies and preparing for disasters, Pet First Aid course offers information and advice pet owners can trust.

First Aid/ CPR for Workplace and Communities Now offering a twoyear certification, this course teaches workplace responders, daycare providers, school staff and anyone who wants to be prepared to respond to emergencies and provide care

Topics include managing urgent care situations, such as car accidents, wounds, electrical shock, and eye, foot and ear injuries.

At the completion of the course participants will be certified in Lifesaving, CPR/ AED and First Aid.

Oxygen Administration Teaches professional rescuers when and how to use supplemental oxygen and breathing devices, plus advanced skills in airway management. Snorkeling Snorkeling is an activity which provides both relaxation and excitement for all age levels. But before heading out to the open water, it’s best to learn the right skills. This is your chance to experience a whole new world. It is much easier than you might think and anyone can learn. You must be able to swim independently in the water.

Lifeguard Academy (Employability Course) Begin your aquatic training now for a career in the near future. This is a progressive program for ages 14 and up and is broken up into four tiers. Tier I: Basic/advanced swimming skills. Tier II: Aquatic Safety training and career building skills.

American Red Cross CPR/AED Challenge and Lifeguarding Challenge:

Tier III: Lifeguard certification (American Red Cross and YMCA)

Need your CPR/AED or Lifeguarding renewed? Recertify by appointment only. Contact your local YMCA.

Tier IV: Swim Lesson Instructor. Participants must present a certificate of completion from each tier to advance to the next tier. 5


value added classes:

COMPLIMENTARY WITH FULL YMCA MEMBERSHIP Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program A program especially designed for those with arthritis. This program provides the participant with gentle aquatic activities under the guidance of an Arthritis Foundation-trained instructor. Swimming skills are not required. SilverSplash™ Heathway’s older adult group’s water fitness program designed to enhance each individual’s quality of life and daily function. SilverSplash utilizes the physical properties of the water to enhance agility, range of motion and cardiovascular conditioning. Aqua Tai Chi Discover the holistic power of Tai Chi. This class will focus on range of motion and flexibility, with low impact and peaceful exercise. Slow, fluid motions with deep breathing can help dispel the stress and anxiety of chronic illness. This program is not meant to replace medical assistance, but works in conjunction with it through a holistic healing approach in the Tai Chi tradition. MS Water Exercise Specially designed program by the MS Society to help coordination, strength and balance. Water Volleyball Shallow water activity playing Volleyball.

Aqua Jog A no impact workout in the deep end of the pool that uses different strides and several bilateral exercises. This is a great aerobic workout wearing a floatation device.

Credit Policy

Aquacise

After the first class of the session has occurred, credits or refunds are given only with a physician’s note documenting inability to participate in the class.

Less intense than Aqua Aerobics, this class focuses on using the natural resistance of the water to develop muscle and increase range of motion.

Inclement Weather Policy

Aqua Aerobics High intensity, low/no impact cardio workout. This full body workout is a combination of cardio respiratory endurance, muscle conditioning and interval training. Classes are held in shallow or deep water. Swimming skills are not required.

Refunds, credits or makeups will not be issued due to inclement weather.

Aqua Kickboxing Looking for something new? Aqua kickboxing is your answer. This class consists of high energy combinations of kicking, punching, and aerobic moves designed to keep you moving. This is a high intensity class and will push you to your limit. Swimming skills are not necessary to participate in this class. Aqua Zumba Movements of Zumba dance are adapted in the pool. A great workout to increase aerobic endurance, muscular resistance, flexibility and joint mobility all at the same time.

Note: Not all programs available at all branches.

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The YMCA of Greater Cleveland provides safe, nurturing, high-quality child care services so you can have peace of mind while you work or go to school.

What we Offer • Nutritious snacks • Convenient hours • County subsidies accepted • Scholarship assistance • Swimming (most locations) • Access to other YMCA programs.

CHILD CARE & SUMMER CAMP Early Childhood Programs 6 weeks-Age 5 Toddler/Preschool Programs Our Early Childhood programs offer a safe community which fosters social, emotional and cognitive growth for your child. Friendly, dedicated staff with backgrounds in early childhood is what you will find at the YMCA! Creative Curriculum is the curriculum choice for all of our early childhood programs. The most important goals of our curriculum are for children to get along well with others and become enthusiastic learners. Our curriculum identifies goals in the four areas of development: – Social/Emotional – Cognitive – Physical – Language.

Summer Day Camp Programs Our licensed summer child care programs incorporate the YMCA core values into each child’s everyday activities through developmentally appropriate curriculum that includes opportunities for physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth. What to expect each week: • Field Trips • Swimming • Outdoor Play • Arts & Humanities • Science and Nature • Fun Weekly Themes • Making new friends 7

School Age Programs Kindergarten-12 years of age Before/After School Care Our school age child care (SACC) program not only offers a safe place for your child to go after school but also includes fun, hands-on activities that promote cognitive and social development. All YMCA SACC programs use a standard curriculum that aligns with Ohio Academic Benchmarks, 40 Developmental Assets and the YMCA’s core values to build a community within each site and encourage each child to build self esteem and make new friends. Our curriculum includes: – Fun monthly themes – Homework support – Character development activities – Y Kids Are Fit Program – Arts & Literacy – Science/Math.

LOCATIONS: Avon Bedford Chagrin Falls Cleveland, Brooklyn area Cleveland, Downtown area Cleveland, West Park area Euclid

Lakewood Lyndhurst North Royalton Parma Heights Rocky River Sheffield Lake Solon Strongsville Vermilion

Visit our website for more information www.ClevelandYMCA.org.


YMCA CHILD Care locations Avon Half Day Preschool

Euclid School Age Care

• Located at the French Creek Family YMCA, Avon.

• Located at the Euclid Family YMCA, Euclid.

Serving 3-5 year olds. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (440) 934-9622.

Serving the following schools: Arbor, Bluestone, Chardon Hills, Pinnacle Academy, Shoreview.

Bedford School Age Care

For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 382-4300.

• Located at Rowland Elementary, South Euclid. Serving the following schools: Rowland, Greenview, Adrian, Sunview.

Lakewood All Day Toddler and Preschool

For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 382-4300.

• Located at Central Elementary, Bedford. Serving the following schools: Central and Columbus. • Located at Glendale Elementary, Bedford. Serving the following schools: Glendale and Carlywood. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 663-7522.

Chagrin Falls School Age Care • Located at Gurney Elementary, Chagrin Falls. Serving schools: Gurney Elementary and Chagrin Intermediate. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 382-4300.

CLEVELAND • Old Stone Child Care Center located at Old Stone Presbyterian Church. • Serving children ages 24 months to 5 years.

• Located at Grace Presbyerian Church, Lakewood. Serving children ages 24 months to 5 years.

Lyndhurst All Day Preschool Located at the Hillcrest Family YMCA, Lyndhurst.

Serving the following schools: Chapman, Drake, Kinsner, Muraski, Surrarer, Whitney, Zellers.

School Age Care

For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (440) 871-6885.

North Ridgeville School Age Care • Located at Lear North Elementary, North Ridgeville.

Half Day Preschool • Located at Grace Presbyerian Church, Lakewood. Serving 3-5 year olds.

Serving the following schools: Lear North, Liberty and Wilcox. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (440) 934-9622.

School Age Care • Located at Roosevelt Elementary, Lakewood. Serving the following schools: Emerson, Harrison, Roosevelt

North Royalton Parma/Strongsville Preschool Program

• Located at Grant Elementary, Lakewood. Serving the following schools: Emerson, Grant, Horace Mann, Lincoln • Located at Hayes Elementary, Lakewood. Serving the following schools: Hayes only.

• Full Day Preschool located at Divinity Lutheran Church, Parma Heights

For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 521-8400.

Serving the following schools: Albion, Early Childcare Center, Royal View and Valley Vista.

Serving 3-5 year olds. School Age Care • North Royalton is located at Valley Vista Elementary, North Royalton.

For more information, contact the Center Director at (216) 685-1811.

• Strongsville School Age Child Care is located at Muraski Elementary, Strongsville. 8

Sheffield and Sheffield Lake School Age Care • Located at Tennyson Elementary, Sheffield Lake. Serving the following schools: Knollwood, Forest Lawn, Tennyson, William Barr. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (440) 934-9622.

Solon School Age Care • Solon site is located at Arthur Road Elementary, after care only, Solon. Serving schools: Arthur Road, Lewis, Orchard, Parkside and Roxbury. For more information, contact the Area Child Care Director at (216) 663-7522.


YMCA CHILD Care locations CONTINUED Vermilion Toddler/Preschool/ School Age Care • Located at the Vermilion Family YMCA • Serving children 18 months to 12 years old. For more information, call the Area Child Care Director at (440) 967-3050.

West Park/Brooklyn/ Cleveland All Day Preschool • Located at the West ParkFairview Family YMCA, Cleveland Serving the following schools: West Park Community, Puritas Community, Riverside, Garfield, Newton D. Baker, RG Jones (AM only). School Age Care • West Park SACC is located at West Park-Fairview Family YMCA, Cleveland. Serving the following schools: Clara Westropp, Newton D. Baker, Puritas Community, Riverside, West Park Community Schools. • Brooklyn SACC is located at Archwood United Church of Christ, Cleveland. Serving the following schools: Benjamin Franklin, Denison, Old Brooklyn Community, Horizon Science Academy • Campus International School, located at the CSU Cole Center, 3100 Chester Ave. Cleveland, 44115 Schools served: Campus International students only. For more information, call the Area Child Care Director at (216) 941-5410.

Registering for a Child Care Program OR CAMP is Easy Registration Dates for 2013 Summer Camp: March 4, 2013 All current child care participants can register this week. March 11, 2013 All current members can register this week. March 18, 2013 Registration will open to the community.

Registration DATES FOR Child Care for the 2013-2014 school yeaR: May 6, 2013 All current child care participants can register this week.

How to Register You must fill out and turn in a completed enrollment packet at the time of registration. 1. Go to www.clevelandymca.org 2. Click on the Child Care or Camp tab at the top of the page 3. Click on your child’s Child Care or Camp program location. 4. Click and download or print all of the enrollment forms located on the right hand side of the page. 5. Submit at least one week prior to your child’s start date via one of the following methods:

May 13, 2013 All current members can register this week.

By mail: YMCA of Greater Cleveland Payment Registrar 2200 Prospect Avenue, Suite 900 Cleveland, OH 44115

May 20, 2013 Registration will open to the community.

By fax: (216) 344-0571 By email: childcarereg@clevelandy.org Once your registration form is received and processed, you will receive an email confirmation. Contact the Payment Registrar for camp deposit payment plan options.

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The YMCA Child Watch provides a safe, convenient environment for members while they participate in other YMCA programs. Serving children ages six weeks through 12 years of age, parents can feel at ease knowing their children are in the hands of caring, friendly and qualified staff. Through fun, hands on activities we foster an environment for positive social skills, growth and imagination. Child Watch Hours: Hours vary for each location. Please contact your local YMCA for specific hours of operation. The YMCA reserves the right to cancel programming at its discretion and close Child Watch one-half hour early if no children are present.

Child Watch Policies: General Information: • Children are welcome in Child Watch up to 2 hours per day • You must remain in the building while your child is in Child Watch • Children participating in Child Watch must have a youth or family membership

CHILD WATCH

• The use of cellular phones or other devices with cameras are prohibited in the child watch areas

any child that is perceived as being sick. Keep your child home if they are experiencing:

• You must register at least 24 hours ahead of time if you plan on bringing an infant (6 weeks –12 months) into child watch

• Fever

• All children participating in child watch must have a completed Child In-Take Form on file before their first day in the program

• Yellow/green runny nose

• Staff are not permitted to change diapers.

• Communicable diseases.

Staff: • Staff are at least 18 years of age • At least one staff on site is trained in First Aid and CPR

• Children must be signed in/out of Child Watch by an adult

• Each staff have had a background check completed

• Children must be picked up by the adult dropping them off, unless prior arrangements have been made

Sick Children:  ick children will not be permitted into S Child Watch. This is for the health and safety of all children, including your own. We reserve the right to turn away 10

• Rash • Open sores

• Excessive cough • Diarrhea and/or vomiting

Employees may not administer medicine. Please do not bring any medication, prescription or over the counter, into Child Watch. We ask that you notify Child Watch if your child has come down with a communicable disease and was in Child Watch during the incubation period. A sign will be pasted to alert parents of the possible exposure. Open wounds or skin irritation must be covered while in Child Watch. Please ask a Child Watch staff if your child needs a band aid.


YMCA CHILD WATCH CONTINUED Clothing: • Proper clothing and undergarments are required in Child Watch. Please keep in mind the temperature inside may vary • All children need to wear shoes, socks or sandals; bare feet are not permitted • Some locations may go outside; please dress your child accordingly. Snacks/Food: Snacks/food will not be given to children while in Child Watch. Please do not bring any food into Child Watch. Please help us by: • Bringing your child to Child Watch clean, dry and fed • Informing us of any special needs your child may have • Bringing any source of comfort for your child • Utilizing the toys we have in Child Watch and leaving personal toys at home. Behavior: In order to ensure all children in Child Watch are safe and having a positive experience, we will utilize the following behavior management techniques: Setting limits, Modeling desired behavior, Positive attention, Redirection, One on One Discussions, Cool Down Time.

• Plan of action will be reviewed daily and modified as needed. • After the above steps have been taken, if unacceptable behavior persists, causing a health or safety risk, the child will be withdrawn from the child watch program and you will be asked to find alternative care while you utilize the YMCA. If your child cries in excess of 15 minutes, we will ask you to leave your activity to comfort them. Responsible use of equipment and supplies is expected of all participants. Parents/guardians of children who willfully damage equipment or destroy property will be held responsible for replacement. Emergency Procedures: The Center will take the following action in case of Emergency and/or Accident: • YMCA staff will give appropriate first aid immediately. • If it is determined that a physician’s care is needed, the parent will be notified immediately. • In the event of a fire or pulled fire alarm, your child will be evacuated to a designated area outside. Please ask your local branch as to where their designated area is. This is where you will be able to pick up your child.

If the techniques described above do not significantly decrease the inappropriate behavior, the following procedures will be put into place: • Parents will be required to participate with staff in determining a plan of action to address the behavior. This plan of action must be adhered to by all parties involved.

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CHILD WATCH IS A FREE CHILD CARE SERVICE FOR YMCA MEMBERS Please visit our website at www.ClevelandYMCA.org for a full list of locations and contact information.


HEALTHY LIVING AT THE YMCA Let’s build a dynamic future — together Your membership in the YMCA of Greater Cleveland opens the door to a myriad of options to develop the vibrant, healthy life you have envisioned. Your well-being is in good hands. All YMCA Wellness Staff are professionals who hold national certifications in their areas of expertise. Our staff members are also certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.

Group Exercise Need a boost of motivation? Looking to get results as quickly as possible? Want your workout to be more fun? Our wide array of group exercise classes gives you the freedom to choose the best way for you to reach your wellness goals—and have a whole lot of fun on the journey! Exercise alongside friends with the help of our highly-trained, nationally-certified instructors who ensure that your workouts are always fresh, fun, and effective. As a member of the YMCA family, you have access to dynamic, non-competitive classes from sunrise to sunset. Our instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness goals. • Our cardio and sculpting classes will chisel your physique, strengthen your heart, improve your balance and posture, and rev up your calorieburning furnace.

successful in cycling. No coordination is required! In all of our classes, we focus on helping you achieve the workout that is right for your body. There is absolutely no competition – we are a team working together to achieve our goals. Yes, there is a place for YOU in our classes! We have formats designed for every age and fitness level. If you are new to group exercise, there is no need to be hesitant. Our friendly instructors will warmly welcome you and help you feel safe, comfortable, and successful. All members age 13 and older are welcome to participate in our adult level classes. Our free classes are exclusively for our full-facility members. We also offer an exclusive opportunity for our members ages 10-12 members —our “Tween Option” classes. See the details in the Wellness Center Policies section of this handbook.

• Our cycling classes are geared to all ages and interests. Since you individually control your own speed and resistance, everyone can be 12

The majority of classes are free with your YMCA full-facility membership. For a complete list of the group exercise class options available to you, please visit the branch or website for our most current schedule. Here are just a few of the many choices that you may available to you at the YMCA: • Ab Lab • Boot Camp • Cardio Kickboxing • Fitness After 50 • Lethal Legs • Line Dancing • Step & Sculpt • Power Sculpt • SilverSneakers® Muscular Strength • Walk Reebok • Y Cycle • Zumba®


Specialty Wellness Programming Our small group Specialty Programs are created to give you the personalized attention you deserve. Our Specialty Programs have limited enrollment and are led by speciallytrained professionals. Here is how they work: • Specialty Programs run in sessions (usually 5 or 6 weeks long). • To enable us to offer these small specialized programs, a fee is charged per session. • Registration opens at least two weeks prior to the start of the new session. • Do not delay in registering for the programs of your choice; classes without sufficient enrollment will be cancelled. Popular class times fill up quickly. • You may register for a Specialty Program through the internet or at our branch. • After the first class of the session has occurred, credits or refunds are given only with a physician’s note documenting inability to participate in the class. Our staff is continuously developing new Specialty Programs to serve you. Check our website and branch schedules for the latest offerings. Each of our branches offers a unique menu of classes. Here are just a few of the most popular Specialty Programs that may be available at the branches in your area: Women on Weights

weight training equipment. Each week, the certified personal trainer who leads the course will teach new exercises and training techniques. Yoga Why is yoga thousands of years old and more popular than ever? Offering you strength, suppleness, energy and peace, yoga will transform your body and enrich your spirit. Come experience the harmony of spirit, mind and body. TRX Utilize gravity and your bodyweight to strengthen your body, to build muscle, to lose fat, and to stabilize your core. This 50 minute class can help you achieve any fitness goal. There are countless exercises you can do with the TRX. Steady and Stable Boost your balance. Designed especially for adults over 55, this gentle and effective class contains precise exercises that will significantly improve your balance, align your posture, strengthen your legs, and increase your stability. Improve your confidence when you are on slippery surfaces and step stools.

Metabolic Inferno Are you ready to finally take charge of your health and your weight? Stop wasting your time getting your advice from magazines and media ads. This class design is based on the best scientific research about the most effective ways to boost your metabolism and burn fat. Kettlebell Challenge “Twice the results in half the time.” That is what the America Council on Exercise calls kettlebell training. Bringing cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance training together in one amazingly effective workout, kettlebell training is the hottest trend in fitness. Come see why – and your body will never be the same. Iron Teens – ages 13-18 Do you want to build strength and endurance for sports? Do you just want to sculpt your physique? Our trainer will work with you on our strength and cardio equipment, making this small group personal training class suitable for all teen guys and girls, no matter what your experience. Iron Kids – ages 8-12

Pilates Search no more for the secret to a firm, controlled, stable core. This multi-level class pushes your midsection to reach its ultimate potential. Using targeted Pilates movements and various tools such as Pilates rings, stability balls, and small mind/body balls, this class dramatically changes your core abdomen, obliques, and low back through complexity, intensity and precision.

Ladies - let’s get some estrogen into the weight room! This small group personal training class is designed to help a woman gain a beautifully sculpted physique while building confidence with

Each class introduces kids ages 8-12 to a new fitness component, including strength, flexibility, endurance, and agility. Participants learn the YMCA core values as they are guided through the creation of their own workouts. AB-solute Onslaught Ready for a no-holds-barred onslaught on your middle? In one demanding workout, we combine the most effective exercises from old school training, cutting edge core research, yoga, and Pilates.

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Personal Training At the Y, our Personal Trainers focus on healthy living to help our members find balance in life. You are not alone in your search for a dynamic life – YMCA trainers will pave your way to success. Personal Training is so much more than you might think… • Are you new to exercise? • Are you coming back after a knee replacement? • Are you training for a triathlon? • Are you looking to get back to your original size after pregnancy? • Are you a parent looking to give your young athlete an advantage on the team? • Are you the parent of a child who needs some healthy, fun movement?

You deserve the best, so all of our personal trainers hold national personal training certifications.

Personal Training Options Personal Training - Individual Your personal trainer will design and implement a program customized to your unique physical condition, goals and preferences. You can choose between 60 minute or 30 minute sessions with your trainer.

Personal Training - Group Gather a friend or two and work as a team under the guidance of a professional. Your group can choose between 60 minute or 30 minute sessions with your trainer. Fee is per person.

• Are you finally ready to lose that excess weight once and for all? • Or do you just need someone to hold you accountable? Our certified specialists will help you. Our direct, fun, and educational approach will put you on track to achieving realistic goals, figuring out what works best for you, and adhering to a regular exercise routine.

Personalized Exercise Plan Do you prefer to exercise on your own but need an expertly-designed plan so you don’t waste your time? Meet with a trainer twice; at your first meeting you will discuss your goals and preferences, and at your second meeting the trainer will teach you the six week plan written exclusively for you.

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Helpful information: • Personal Training packages expire three months after purchase date and are not transferable. • Credits or refunds are given only with a physician’s note documenting inability to exercise. • Personal Training is a benefit exclusively reserved for our fullfacility members. Ask at your branch about the many affordable packages available to you.


The Wellness Center and the Free Weight Area of the YMCA have equipment designed to enhance the way you feel, function and look. We have machines that will ignite your metabolism, sculpt and strengthen your muscles, improve the function of your heart and lungs, and help you develop supple flexibility. Some will even entertain you along the way with their engaging programs. Your safety and success are our main concerns, so we offer every member a FREE Wellness Coaching session with one of our specially-trained Wellness staff members. Have you had yours yet? It is never too late. We will sit down with you privately to discuss your goals, challenges, and preferences. We will recommend programming that is just right for you. We will show you how to use the appropriate Wellness Center equipment safely and effectively. In short – we will set you up for success. Have more questions later? No problem. We are always here for you. You may schedule as many free coaching sessions as you need. Wellness Coaching sessions are very strongly recommended for everyone and are mandatory for youth and teens ages 9 to 17. Sign up at our main desk for your free appointment.

WELLNESS CENTER AND FREE WEIGHT AREAS YMCA of GREATer CLEVELAND WELLNESS CENTER Policies • Please choose your program carefully. Credits or refunds are given only with a physician’s note documenting inability to exercise.

studios and the Wellness Center. Lock all personal belongings in a locker or place them in a designated cubby. Leave valuables at home.

• Members age 18 and over may use the Wellness Center and Free Weight areas. These areas close 15 minutes before the scheduled YMCA closing time.

• Youth under the age of 9 are not allowed to be inside the Wellness Center or Free Weight Area or use the equipment at any time.

• We strongly recommend that all members obtain a free Wellness Coaching session before using any equipment.

• Wellness Center policies governing youth ages 9 – 12:

• Wipe down equipment, including mats, machines, and benches after use. Disinfectant is provided for your convenience.

- For facilities with a designated family/ youth room:

• When using strength equipment, do not sit on the machine between sets. Be courteous and allow members to “work-in.”

Upon completion of the Youth Wellness Coaching session and with a waiver signed by their parents and YMCA staff, youth may have access to the Youth/Family room when accompanied by a parent during designated times. Youth ages 9-12 may only use cardio machines and circuit strength machines under direct parent/guardian supervision. Use of free weight equipment is prohibited.

• Please return weights, magazines, mats and other equipment to their designated spaces.

- For facilities without a designated family/ youth room:

• Report any malfunctioning or broken equipment to a staff member immediately.

Upon completion of the Youth Wellness Coaching session and with a waiver signed by their parents and YMCA staff, youth may have access to the Wellness Center when accompanied by a parent during designated times only. See your branch for the designated days and times. Youth ages

• Be considerate. Limit your use of cardiovascular equipment to a maximum of 30 minutes when others are waiting.

• No coats, bags or personal items should be in the Wellness Center or Free Weight areas. Personal items my not be placed on equipment or on the floor in the exercise 15


YMCA Wellness Center POLICIES, CONTINUED 9-12 may only use cardio machines and circuit strength machines in the Wellness Center under direct parent/ guardian supervision. Use of free weight equipment is prohibited. • Teens age 13-17 do not need direct parental supervision in the Wellness Center if they have completed a Teen Wellness Coaching session and submitted a waiver signed by themselves and a parent/guardian. Please see your wellness staff for the policies governing teens in the Free Weight area.

Free Weight area policies: • Use of a qualified spotter is strongly recommended. • Chalk is not permitted. • Please re-rack your weights. It will improve your forearm and grip strength and impress the people around you. • Classes that are free are an exclusive benefit for our full-facility members. Program members and others may not participate. • Everyone age 13 and over is invited to join in the fun in our adult classes. • Classes designated as “Tween Option” are regular adult-level (not child’s) classes; they are not lessened in any way, so adult participants get an effective workout. What makes “Tween Option” classes special is that children ages 10 and up may participate at that time if (1). the parent exercises along side the child, (2). the child can exercise safely in the class, and (3). the child is not disruptive in any way to the instructor or the adults in the room. For the safety of the child and the effectiveness of the class, the instructor has final authority to determine if the child is ready for the class environment at this time. • Some classes have participation limits. Many of them offer you the option to reserve a spot one day in advance.

Please check with your branch to see which classes fall into this category. • We closely monitor class attendance; please sign the attendance sheet in every class that you attend. Classes with insufficient participation do not serve our members, and so are subject to cancellation. • Due to the importance of a thorough warm-up, instructors and management reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who is tardy to class. • Cell phones must be silenced in all exercise studios and workout areas. Participants who choose to speak on the phone or send/receive text messages may do so only in lobby areas. • Bring a water bottle and sweat towel to class. Water is the only beverage permitted in our exercise areas. You are welcome to snack on food in our lobby. • We respect your privacy; photography is prohibited without express permission. • In order to reflect the needs and desires of our members, class schedules are subject to change. Please check regularly for updates to our schedule. • Policies affecting attire: • Clean, dry athletic shoes must be worn. Shoes must have closed toes and closed heels and must fit the foot securely. • To ensure floor safety, during cold weather months outside shoes must not be worn inside any exercise areas. Participants are required to change shoes before entering the studios or using any equipment. Salt on shoes destroys our equipment. • To fit with our family environment, clothing must be modest and appropriate for exercise. The abdomen must be fully covered, and shorts must fully cover the exerciser’s backside during movement. 16

• Appropriately supportive Free Weightare area policies: undergarments necessary. – Use of a qualified spotter is • Jeans, boots, clothing with exposed strongly recommended. metal or rivets, and non-breathable – Chalk notpermitted. permitted. fabrics areisnot • Clothing not have – Pleasemust re-rack your suggestive, weights. It offensive, or obscene pictures and or will improve your forearm language. grip strength and impress the around • Duepeople to allergies andyou! sensitivities, body scent of all types (personal fragrance, body odor, etc.) must be kept at a minimum. • Personal Training packages expire three months after purchase date and are not transferable. • Credits or refunds for personal training or specialty classes or programs are only given with a physician’s note documenting inability to exercise. • Personal Training is a benefit exclusively reserved for our fullfacility members. • There are no age restrictions on personal training. Our individualized attention helps people of all ages to meet their goals.


Adult Basketball Leagues Ages 18 and up Branches offering adult leagues: • Euclid • Geauga • Hillcrest • Lakewood • North Royalton • West Shore • West Park-Fairview • Warrensville Heights Contact your local branch for more information.

Leaders Club Leaders Club is a nationally recognized program offering kids in grades 6-12 the chance to interact in their community while developing skills and self-esteem. Club meets weekly and participates in monthly community activities.

YOUTH SPORTS About Our Leagues Our philosophy is to provide a fun, safe, and lowcompetitive environment for our participants. We stress the importance of fair play, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

for everyone to play and participate.

• Soccer – Spring II / Summer I / Fall I

Ages 3–4, 5–6, 7–8, 9–11, 12–14 and 15–18 (still in high school).

• Flag Football - Fall I / Spring II

Leagues offered seasonally include:

Our teams are developed for players to learn essential skills and focus on team play and character development. The programs are designed

• T-Ball/Coach Pitch - Spring II / Summer I

• Cheerleading - Fall I / Fall II / Winter / Spring I • Dodgeball – Fall II / Winter / Spring I • Floor Hockey / Winter.

• Basketball – Fall II / Winter / Spring I

*League offerings may vary slightly by branch. Please check www.clevelandymca.org or call your local branch for current information.

Sports Skills Classes Classes are divided into three age groups:

Sports classes feature a “games approach” to learning and provide an array of innovative resources designed to not only teach sports skills more effectively but also to teach young people to become better adults. The curriculum includes sports tactics, sports skills, rules and traditions of the sport, fitness and safety concepts and character development.

• Ages 3–5: YMCA Tots instructional program • Ages 6–8: YMCA Rookies instructional program • Ages 9–12: YMCA Winners values-based competitive program. The skills program features the following qualities: • More emphasis on teaching skills than on winning • Use of planned curriculum to learn skills in developmentally appropriate sequences

• The “games approach” to learning sports, a more enjoyable, effective approach. The YMCA offers skill classes in: • Cheerleading • Baseball/T-Ball • Basketball • Flag Football • Soccer • Sports Combo • Gymnastics • Tennis • Floor Hockey

*Skills Class offerings may vary slightly by branch. Please check www.clevelandymca.org or call your local branch for current information.

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Adventure Programs YMCA Adventure Guides is for parents (or other significant adults) and children, ages 5 through 9. The program helps foster a lifetime of understanding and companionship and to strengthen the relationships between children and adult family members. Currently, we have nearly 2,100 adults and children

involved in the program, which is offered at the Ridgewood, Southeast, Lakewood, Hillcrest and Geauga YMCAs. The program relies heavily on the dedicated work of parent volunteers to make it one of the YMCA’s strongest leadership and volunteer development programs.

Your time is the best thing you can spend on your kids. Events include: • Campouts • Horseback riding • Sports outings • Swimming • Holiday Parties • Songs & Skits • Pinewood Derby car racing.

Martial Arts (5-Adult) A physically interactive program set-up to provide information, technique and practice to children and adults. This program offers both didactic and practical lessons. There will be shared information, demonstration, simulation and a review of personal self defense tools that you may not even realize you have.

ParentS Night Out

Check out our Martial Arts Programs:

Parents drop off their children at the YMCA for an evening of fun that may include dinner or snack, arts and crafts, swimming, movies and other structured activities based on the evening theme.

• Isshinryu • Tae Kwon Do

* Parent Night Out time and date offerings will vary by branch. Please check www.clevelandymca.org or call your local branch for more information.

• Aikido • Shotokan • Self Defense.

Summer Sports Camp YMCA Sports Camp is for kids ages 6-12 and focuses on improving sports skills through teamwork and friendly competition. There are a variety of sports to choose from, with each session lasting one week. Sports campers are given the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and play games. Each camp has lunch, snack, skills sessions, and games. Pool time is scheduled based on branch availability.

*M  artial Arts styles and offerings may vary slightly by branch. Please check www.clevelandymca.org or call your local branch for more information.

Fine Arts Classes (3-17 years old) Fine Arts Classes are aimed at advancing your children’s and teens’ innovative and creative thinking! We aspire to enrich youth development through positive expression in the performing and visual arts.

Power in Pink

Check out our Fine Arts Programs:

These girls-only leagues, ages 5‑8, are parent/child programs that emphasize developing skills, improving selfesteem, learning fair play and having fun while teaching the fundamentals of sports. This league was designed with girls in mind. This program will enrich girl’s experiences through team sport with other girls their age. Another great aspect of this program is the engagement of parents, specifically mothers, who are highly encouraged to become volunteer coaches/role models for this division. Sports will include basketball, baseball and soccer.

• Dance • Theatre/Acting • Art • Guitar • Dance Camp.

* F ine Arts Class offerings may vary slightly by branch. Please check www.clevelandymca.org or call your local branch for current information.

Whether it is Mother, Father, Grandparent, or Guardian with Sons, Daughters or both all are welcome to the YMCA Adventure Program to create great memories together.

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OUR Mission To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

MEMBER POLICIES

I. POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION

1. Definition of membership

2. Age categories

It is the policy of the YMCA to make membership available to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, martial status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or financial circumstances without discrimination.

Every person who enrolls or participates in a YMCA activity is a member.

For the purpose of uniform reporting, and for the use of particular privileges, members shall be classified by ages as indicated in the table below:

II. MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES AND CONDITIONS YMCA policy outlined within this document applies to all memberships. Other privileges and limitations of YMCA membership may be established but cannot conflict with policies herein.

Facility members: Those entitled to the use of the YMCA facilities as outlined in the YMCA program and facility guide, subject to Y charges and policies. Program members: Those entitled to participate in specific YMCA programs only. Community members: Those who volunteer or participate in YMCA programs or events without enrollment. Employee members: Subject to the policies and practices outlined in the Human Resource policy.

Youth

0 -12 years

Teen

13 - 17 years

Young Adult/College

18 - 23 years

Adult

24 - 64 years

Older Adult

65 + years.

3. Continuity of membership Members shall be encouraged to regard membership in the YMCA as a continuing relationship to be terminated only by resignation of the member with a 30 days written notice or the action of the governing body. III. MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES There are six categories of membership in the Association: Family Membership: Family- Up to 2 adults and their dependents under the age of 23 and/or dependent parents 65* and older included on family tax return. *Dependent parents are only included on family membership if they are not eligible for SilverSneakers™. Adult: Any member 18-64 years of age Youth/Teen: 0-17 years of age (if 18 and still in high school member must provide proof) All youth memberships

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MEMBER POLICIES, CONTINUED must have parent/guardian listed as primary member. Guest passes are not included with the Youth membership, even if 18. Youth members ages 13 and up are able to utilize the facility without a parent/guardian in the facility. Youth 9-12 must have a parent in the facility but are able to be in separate areas. Youth ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian/ babysitter at all times within the facility. If the parent is not a member, they can only participate based on the needs of the child and policies of the Y.

Program Member: Annual household membership allowing access to participate in programs at the Y.

College: Any valid full time college student showing proof of full time enrollment (Full time for undergraduate school is 12 hours, graduate school is 9 hours.) We do not have a monthly college membership. Payment for college membership is on an annual basis.

• Volunteer Opportunities

Senior: Any member age 65 and older.

IV. MEMBER BENEFITS Membership Programs and Privileges: • Free access to our child watch program • Free Wellness Coaching appointment and unlimited use of Wellness Center • Free aerobics classes (Land and Water) • Free Open Swim for adults and families • Free Open Gym time

• Youth and Adult sport leagues and classes • Progressive Swim Lessons • Up to 50% savings for members on all classes and programs • Open 7 days a week to meet your busy schedule. • Membership privileges to all YMCA of Greater Cleveland Branches ($5 crossover fee may apply to some branches.) • Use your YMCA card as part of the A.W.A.Y. program at more than 2,000 Y’s nationwide. V. MEMBERSHIP DUES

branches that have a higher membership rate than a member’s home branch. If a member from a different branch signs up for a fee-based program, they can utilize the branch without paying the crossover fee for program use only. Crossover fee does not pertain to college memberships, youth memberships, and employee memberships. Please review the Entrance Control Policy section for branch specific information. 3. Financial assistance It is policy of the YMCA to serve all people regardless of financial situation. Financial assistance shall be provided at each subject to available resources. 4. Refunds or extensions The YMCA may grant a refund of membership dues, or an extension of membership renewal date, when requested by a member due to: (a.) S  erious illness, substantiated by a doctors statement and at the beginning of the illness. (b.) In other cases approved by the Membership or Branch Director. 5. Returned Check Processing Fee A $30 fee will be charged for all returned checks and credit card payments. Members will be placed on financial suspension until their obligations are fulfilled.

1. Setting membership dues The pricing of memberships shall also conform to the membership pricing procedures established by the YMCA.

VI. CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP

2. Crossover Fee Membership privileges include access to all YMCA of Greater Cleveland branches, however a crossover fee may apply at time of visit. A crossover fee is a $5 fee paid to visiting

2. Membership duration The YMCA offers quarterly, semi-annual, annual and perpetual memberships.

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1. Membership cards The membership card is proof of membership in the YMCA and shall be presented upon entry into a YMCA facility. If a card is lost the branch may charge a fee of $15 to issue a new card.


MEMBER POLICIES, CONTINUED 3. Membership Cancellation YMCA members may cancel their membership at any time. A written notice of cancellation, however, must be received by the home branch thirty (30) days prior to your next draft date to ensure no further debits to your account. If a member re-joins after 30 days of canceling membership, they are subject to the joiner fee. 4. Medical Situation With the presentation of a doctor’s note we will be able to place your membership on medical cancellation. When we receive a doctor’s note stating that you can take part in physical activity we will reactivate your account. You will not be subject to the joiner fee. 5. Membership Hold Policy On hold status requires a 30-day notice. The minimum time frame is two months and maximum is six months. Check with your branch to verify the amount of the monthly “on hold” fee. This fee will be in effect for the duration of the hold status. The standard membership fee will resume when active membership status is reinstated.

4. Transfers to another Association Members who move to another geographic area outside of the YMCA and wish to participate in a YMCA will need to contact that YMCA for its specific policy on membership transfers. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland requires a written document to end your membership within the Greater Cleveland YMCA. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland will provide you with a letter of good standing upon request from the member. VIII. A.W.A.Y. PROGRAM The YMCA of Greater Cleveland participates in the A.W.A.Y. (Always Welcome at YMCAs) Program and welcomes visiting members outside of a 50-mile radius from the Association branches as an A.W.A.Y. guest. An A.W.A.Y member has 4 free visits to the Association before paying 50% of the guest fee. A.W.A.Y. members are not provided guest pass privileges unless approved by branch leadership prior to visit. If you are travelling outside of the Cleveland-area, call the YMCA nearest your destination to ask about their A.W.A.Y. member policies.

VII. TRANSFERS 1. Transfer between individuals Membership and the use of particular privileges shall not be transferred from one person to another. 2. Transfer between branches Members who choose to transfer from one branch to another within the of Cleveland Association must notify their home branch with 30 days notice. 3. Transfers into the Association A member who desires to transfer to the YMCA of Greater Cleveland from another YMCA may provide the Cleveland Association with a letter of good standing indicating they were a current member at the time of the transfer. With this letter provided, the YMCA is able to waive the joiner fee. 21

IX. MEMBER SATISFACTION The YMCA requests and measures member feedback based on surveys, member comment cards, and other forms member communication to evaluate member satisfaction and reports findings to the volunteer board. X. CORPORATE WELLNESS Our Corporate Membership Department will provide your company with direct customer service that includes promotional materials, assistance with health and wellness fairs and seminars, assistance with on-site enrollments, and timely answers to your organization’s questions and concerns. Contact your nearest branch for additional information. XI. CODE OF CONDUCT The YMCA of Greater Cleveland as an organization is committed to the principles of caring, respect for others, personal responsibility, integrity and honesty. All members and guests are expected to reflect these values in their personal conduct toward staff and other members and guests. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland retains


MEMBER POLICies, CONTINUED the right to deny access, or suspend or cancel a membership when a member’s conduct is determined to endanger the safety of others or interfere with another member’s enjoyment and reasonable use of YMCA facilities. The length of suspension or a refund of membership dues or fees will be determined by the Executive Director. A person whose membership in a branch has been suspended or revoked shall not be eligible for membership in any other branch of the association during the period of suspension or revocation. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland reserves the right to deny access or membership to any person who:

per the ‘Grounds for Suspension or Termination’ listed below. The YMCA of Greater Cleveland does not tolerate inappropriate, threatening or harassing behavior including but not limited to:

• Destruction of property. • Sharing membership card with others. • Theft. • Being in possession or under the influence of alcohol or drugs. • Sexual misconduct. • Disorderly conduct. • Physical fights.

• Is a registered sexual offender or sexual predator.

• Nude exposure in any area of the facility.

• Is intoxicated or exhibits signs of misusing narcotics or dangerous drugs.

• Selling or promoting products and services without YMCA of Greater Cleveland authorization.

• Is currently suspended or terminated

YMCA OF GREATER CLEVELAND ENTRANCE CONTROL

• Use of profanity.

• Has been convicted of any crime involving sexual abuse or other sexual offense.

• Has been convicted of any offense relating to the use, sale, possession or transportation of narcotics or habit forming and/or dangerous drugs.

immediate suspension or termination of membership. No refund will be issued.

• Verbal or other forms of harassment.

• Any behavior that is determined to be unacceptable by the YMCA, and detrimental to those we serve. Such conduct will be grounds for the

15% OFF 10% OFF Two or more adult programs during Winter II Session.

Two or more youth programs during Winter II Session.

(February 11 - March 17, 2013)

(February 11 - March 17, 2013) Excludes private swim lessons and personal training.

Excludes personal training, sports leagues, and private swim lessons.

Discount can be applied to households with multiple children. Visit the Member Service Desk for more details.

Visit the Member Service Desk for more details.

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MEMBER POLICies, CONTINUED POLICIES

All guests are subject to branch tour and membership presentation. Please contact the branch prior to visiting for updated policies and procedures.

YMCA Full Facility and Program Members

The YMCA reserves the right to deny access per our membership handbook.

All members must complete a membership agreement with valid photo id and present their membership card at the front desk before every visit. All new members will be screened against the Local County Sheriff’s Department website to determine if member is a registered sex offender. If member is on the list, the membership will be revoked. Monthly, all members will be referenced with the sheriff’s list. We do not conduct criminal background checks on our members but we reserve the right to deny membership per our code of conduct.

Crossover Fee Membership privileges include access to all YMCA of Greater Cleveland branches, however a crossover fee may apply at time of visit. A crossover fee is a $5 fee paid to visiting branches that have a higher membership rate than a member’s home branch. If a member from a different branch signs up for a fee-based program, they can utilize the branch without paying the crossover fee for program use only. Crossover fee does not pertain to college memberships, youth memberships, and employee memberships. Please review the chart below for your branch specific information.

Guest Pass Policy Members 18 years of age and older and on an Adult and Family membership have the benefit to bring up to two guests per visit into the Y. Guests are permitted into the YMCA of Greater Cleveland branches if they are 18 years of age or older. Each guest may visit the Y up to three times per calendar year at no cost and $10 for each subsequent visit. Guests are not permitted access to the gym, pool or child watch unless otherwise granted by branch leadership. All guests and vendors must register at the front desk with a valid state I.D. or driver’s license and agree to Y policies and procedures.

For more information on Membership policies, contact the Membership Director at your local branch or visit www.ClevelandYMCA.org

CROSS OVER FEES

Visiting Branch

Home Branch

DT

EU

FC

GE

HC

LW

NR

RW

SE

VM

WH

WP

WS

Downtown (DT)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Euclid (EU)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

French Creek (FC)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Geauga (GE)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Hillcrest (HC)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

Lakewood (LW)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

North Royalton (NR)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ridgewood (RW)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

Southeast (SE)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

Vermilion (VM)

$5

$5

$5

$5

$5

$5

$5

$5

$5

-

$5

$5

$5

Warrensville Heights (WH)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

-

-

-

West Park (WP)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

West Shore (WS)

$5

-

$5

$5

-

-

$5

-

-

-

$5

-

-

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YMCA of Greater Cleveland 2200 Prospect Avenue East Suite 900 Cleveland, OH 44115 216 344 0095

Non-profit Organization U.S. Postage

PAID

Cleveland, Ohio Permit #3152

YMCA of Greater Cleveland Branch Locations Downtown YMCA 2200 Prospect Avenue, East Cleveland, Ohio 44115 216 344 7700

Hillcrest Family YMCA 5000 Mayfield Road Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124 216 382 4300

Ridgewood Family YMCA 6840 Ridge Road Parma, Ohio 44129 440 842 5200

VERMILION FAMILY YMCA 320 Aldrich Road Vermilion, Ohio 44089 440 967 5427

Euclid Family YMCA 631 Babbitt Road Euclid, Ohio 44123 216 731 7454

Lakewood Family YMCA 16915 Detroit Road Lakewood, Ohio 44107 216 521 8400

French Creek Family YMCA 2010 Recreation Lane Avon, Ohio 44011 440 934 9622

NORTH ROYALTON Family YMCA 11409 State Road, North Royalton, Ohio 44133 440 230 9339

Ridgewood STUDIOS Inside Parmatown Mall 7928 Day Drive Parma, Ohio 44129 440 887 0430

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS Family YMCA 4433 Northfield Road Warrensville Hts, Ohio 44128 216 518 9622

Southeast Family YMCA 460 Northfield Road Bedford, Ohio 44146 216 663 7522

West Park-Fairview Family YMCA 15501 Lorain Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44111 216 941 5410

Geauga Family YMCA 12460 Bass Lake Road Chardon, Ohio 44024 440 285 7543

West Shore Family YMCA 1575 Columbia Road Westlake, Ohio 44145 440 871-6885

www.ClevelandYMCA.org

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