Discovery Center + YPAC

DISCOVERY CENTER + YPAC

The Discovery Center and YPAC have reopened at the Downtown Branch only. View our hours, rules, and youth-in-building guidelines below.

REDUCED HOURS

Morning: Monday - Friday

  • 8:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon: Tuesday and Thursday ONLY

  • 4 pm - 6:30 pm

Saturday

  • 9 am - 12 pm

*Closed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. Closed Sundays.*

NEW RULES

  • We will be using both the Discovery Center and the YPAC to properly sanitize the areas.
  • Reservations are no longer required.
  • There is a 15-child capacity.
  • The rooms will be cleaned every half hour.
  • Kids may bring in water bottles, but we cannot refill them.
  • Personal toys, games, tablets, and other items will not be permitted.
  • Masks are recommended for children.

DROP-OFF RULES

  • Children's temperatures will be taken at the check-in desk.
  • If a child has a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, they will be asked to leave and not return for two weeks.
  • Parent sign-in is at a table outside of the Discovery Center.
  • Parents will receive a wristband.
  • Children will be escorted into the room by a Discovery Center attendant. 
  • Parents can check out at this same desk after their workout, and attendants will escort their child to them.

YOUTH COVID POLICY

Beginning October 26th, youth will be allowed to enter into our building with restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID – 19.
 

Areas Open To Youth:

  • YPAC open 4:30pm- 7pm for ages 7- 13
  • Gyms 1-5pm
 

Current Guidelines:

  • Youth between the ages of 10-12 may enter our facilities from the hours of 1pm- 5pm but must remain in an area and remain active .
  • Youth should not congregate within our common areas.
  • Youth 12 years and older may enter the building at any point but must obey the COVID-19 rules set forth.
  • After 5pm, youth 13 years and younger may enter our facilities with a parent or join our YPAC or Discovery Center area. ✔️Due to COVID restrictions we face, we will be offering programming from 5pm-Close in our gymnasium. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but believe this is our safest option at this point. Restrictions will be uplifted as we assess the current community state in regards to COVID-19.

 

PRE-COVID INFORMATION

Discovery Center

FREE Babysitting available for children ages 6 weeks - 6 years during the time you use the YMCA. No feeding or diapering.

YPAC

FREE babysitting available for children ages 7 years - 12 years during the time you use the YMCA. Kids have access to a rock wall, interactive games, and appropriate exercise equipment.

FEES

  • Adult Membership Holders: $6/child/2 hr visit
  • Family Membership Holders*:  FREE/child/2 hr visit 
  • Nonmembers:  $10/child/2 hr visit

*For children covered under parents Family Membership

*Parent/Guardian must remain in the Y at all times when child is in the Discovery Center.