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Terms of Membership

Annual Memberships is non-refundable and non-transferable. Annual membership will be automatically renewed unless written request to cancel is provided at least thirty days prior to the renewal date.

Monthly Memberships is automatically charged to EFT account or credit card on the 1st or 15th of each month. Requests to cancel membership must be submitted in writing or via email with at least 30 days notice. Monthly Membership may be put on hold once per year, for a fee of $10 per month, for up to 6 months. by submitting a doctor’s note, a written or emailed request with at least 30 days notice. Beyond 180 days, an initiation fee is charge to reinstate membership. Membership hold begins only on the first of the month.

If membership is cancelled for any reason and you reapply for membership within 60 days there will be no additional fess to reinstate membership. After 60 days, a new initiation fee is charged to reinstate membership.

General Terms and Conditions/Waiver of Liability

Access – Members are granted access to the Facility during business hours. You will receive an access card, to access the member areas within the facility and group fitness classes; entry may be refused if you fail to provide this card, or if your account is not in good standing. Memberships can only be frozen with the approval of the CEO.

Facility Rules – Rules are posted throughout the Facility and on our website, as well as in our program guide. As a Member, you accept these rules, and understand they are subject to change at the discretion of the Management. Members are expected to be courteous and respectful of all aspects of the Facility – including, but not limited to, other members, staff, and all equipment and contents of the Facility itself.

Pool – Rules are posted outside the office of the Aquatics Director. No shoes are allowed on the swim deck, swim caps are required. Members must provide their own towels.

Fitness Classes – Class schedules are subject to changes and/or occasional cancellations. For the safety of our members, we ask that members be on time to ensure proper warmup. Access may be denied after the first 5 minutes of the start of the class, at the discretion of the instructor.

Personal Training – There is a 24 hour cancellation policy for personal training appointments; members who cancel with less than 24 hours notice will be billed for the session. Members have the right to switch or vary between trainers; please see the Director with any requests or questions. Personal Trainers are required to perform an assessment and personal health history interview.

Fitness Floor – Members are expected to re-rack and replace any weights and equipment used during their workouts, as well as clean the surfaces of any machines used. Equipment is to be treated with care, and the Fitness Floor is to be kept clutter free; all personal belongings must be stored in a locker. Cell phone use is allocated to the hallway outside the fitness area. Sneakers and fitness attire are required; your access card must be presented upon entry.

Lockers – Lockers are for daily use. All personal belongings must be removed at the end of each day. Box lockers on the C Level are available for rent. All unrented lockers are clipped, cleared and the contents disposed of each week.

Health and Liability Release – I understand that use of all premises at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, including but not limited to the fitness center, gymnasium, steam room/sauna, swimming pool and/or the use of any and all equipment at the facility may contain risk. I agree that the Riverdale YM-YWHA and its staff are not liable for any injury or harm to me that occurs on the premises, including without limitations any injury arising from the use of the premises; the conduct of another user, guest, or staff member; or from any other cause.
Members agree to the Terms and Conditions as outlined in this agreement. Violation of any of these terms may result in suspension or termination of Membership.