Members receive preferred pricing and priority at program registrations. All members are entitled to full use of the facilities. Some age restrictions apply to designated areas.
Download a Membership Application (pdf)
Program Refund/Credit Policy
A refund (or credit if preferred) for programs will only be given for the following:
- Participant cancels 24 hours before the first class
- YMCA cancels the class if it does not meet the minimum enrollment requirement
- Pro-rated amount if participation ceased due to medical reasons
- There are no refunds/credits for individual classes missed
- There are no refunds/credits given for classes canceled due to weather
The Y allows its members to put their membership on hold one time a year for 2-4 months. A hold form must be turned into the Y Welcome Center by the 20th of the month preceding the hold. There is a $10 a month fee that will be processed when your form is turned in. While on hold, facility usage is denied and member program pricing is not available. Your account must be in good standing to place your membership on hold. Please see the front desk staff for more information.
Membership cancellations must be turned into the Welcome Center by the 20th of the preceding month you wish to stop your membership. A cancellation form must be turned into the Y Welcome Center.
Check In & Membership Cards
All members and visitors are required to check-in at the front desk. Members must present and/or swipe their membership card. YMCA members are issued a membership card which must be presented with each visit. If a card is forgotten or misplaced the member must check-in at desk for membership verification. Lost cards can be replaced for a fee of $5.
Daily users must sign-in and sign a guest waiver form.
These efforts help us to protect your safety and ensure responsible individuals are using the YMCA.
Facility Use Guidelines
Y members and guests are expected to abide by these guidlelines and other rules posted online and in the building.
- Children eleven years and under must be enrolled in a supervised program or accompanied by an adult when in YMCA facility or grounds.
- Individuals must be age 16 or older to use the Wellness Center. Ages 14 – 16 may use the area after taking part in a facility orientation.
- Fitness classes may be attended by ages 16 and older (14 & 15 if accompanied by a parent).
- The use of cell phones is prohibited in the locker rooms and restrooms in the YMCA for the protection of our members and guests.
- Please respect our family environment by wearing appropriate attire in each area. Swim suits are only allowed in the pool area. Shoes must be worn at all times except in pool area and when appropriate in child watch area.
- Please drive slowly when entering and exiting the Baker College campus and the YMCA grounds.
- No smoking is permitted on the YMCA property – inside or out – in order to promote a healthy atmosphere.
- Children 8-10 are allowed in specific areas of the Y while their parent/guardian is in the building. These areas are the lobby and Child Watch.
- Please be aware of the Y building rules. Click on the area to see our complete list of facility rules. Pool Rules. Track/Wellness Center/Gym
Accidents and Valuables
The YMCA is not responsible for any accidents. All individuals participate at their own risk. Please immediately report any accident or emergency to the front desk. Staff is trained to assist in emergency situations.
The YMCA is not responsible for personal property lost, damaged, or stolen. Please lock your belongings in a locker. A limited number of locks are available for daily use at no cost. You may also use your own lock. Locks may not be left on a locker past the length of your visit. Locks left overnight will be cut off by staff; contents will be kept for pickup at front desk.
A Lost & Found is located at the front desk.
A.W.A.Y. (Always Welcome At the YMCA)
Over 1000 YMCAs across the country are a part of the AWAY program. If you are visiting or traveling through a city with a participating YMCA, you can show your membership card and be treated as a member of that Y. Some YMCAs may charge a fee. Other YMCA members may use the YMCA Dillon Community Center by presenting their out-of-town Y card. A fee may apply.
The Cadillac Area Y honors the AWAY program. If visiting from another Y, your first 3 visits are free then you pay 1/2 the guest pass rate. You do need to show your YMCA card.
SEX OFFENDER POLICY
In the interest of maintaining an environment that is safe for members, employees, and visitors, the Cadillac Area YMCA prohibits access to its facilities and/or grounds to Registered Sex Offenders. Any individual known to be listed on any state or national sexual offender registry shall be denied access to the YMCA Dillon Community Center and Cadillac Area YMCA program venues.
The YMCA reserves the right to take photographs and video of adults and children participating in YMCA activities to be used in promotional literature.
YMCA Code of Conduct
The Cadillac Area YMCA Board of Directors recognizes the right of all YMCA members to enjoy participation in programs and facilities without fear for personal safety or verbal abuse. YMCA staff is empowered by the Board of Directors to suspend membership privileges to anyone who behaves in a manner which negatively affects other members. Please refer to complete Member Code of Conduct.
Character development is at the heart of what we do through the Cadillac Area YMCA. To accomplish our mission we incorporate the values of CARING, HONESTY, RESPECT, and RESPONSIBILITY into all of our programs.