Keeping Our Community Safe
We care deeply about your health and safety. We are continually working to keep our YMCA members, staff, and community as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Brooks Family YMCA facility meets or exceeds the most up-to-date guidelines put in place by the Virginia governor. Thank you for following all COVID-19-related policies in our facility, to help keep everyone in our community safe.
- No-contact check-in
- Please do not come to the Y if you are experiencing symptoms of illness: 100.5+ fever, cough, chills, shortness of breath, sudden loss of taste or smell, nausea, diarrhea, headache, body aches.
- Hand sanitizer is available at check-in.
- In accordance with CDC guidance, masks are now optional for people who are fully vaccinated.
- Please continue to wear a mask if you have not yet been vaccinated or if you wish to wear one as a personal safety measure.
- Since children under 12 cannot yet get vaccinated, all youth ages 5-12 and staff working directly with youth are required to wear a mask until further guidance is issued.
Ventilation & Cleaning
- Facility has a modern ventilation system, new in 2017, which continually exchanges inside air with outside air
- Staff disinfect high-touch surfaces and equipment frequently throughout the day
- Members must wipe down equipment before and after each use (weights, benches, machines)
- The facility is deep cleaned regularly