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The YWCA Health + Fitness Centre strives to provide a safe, clean and enjoyable environment. This requires a cooperative effort from all members. By following the etiquette guidelines, combined with respectful and courteous treatment of each other, we can create a pleasant environment for all.
Our Health + Fitness team encourages you to proactively participate by adhering to our Facility Etiquette & Operating Principles. Thank you.
For the Health and Safety of All
- Fragrance free zone. Fragrances can cause serious allergic reactions.
- In adherence to our health and safety policy, shaving, teeth brushing and spitting are prohibited activities in the shower, steam room, pool area or water fountains.
- Dry off before leaving the shower area to avoid slipping and falling.
- Remember to always lock possessions in your locker.
- Place your towel in the chute or laundy hamper after use.
- Use Spin-Dry machine before placing bathing suit in your tote locker.
- Cell phone free zone: entire 3rd floor, locker rooms and pool areas.
Be Environmentally Friendly
- Turn off showers after use.
- Towel service is available at Member Services.
- Please use paper towels sparingly.
- Shower before entering the pool deck, and after using the steam room or hot tub.
- Find the lane that corresponds to your swimming ability.
- Swim in a counterclockwise direction at all times.
- If you are being passed, stop at the wall to let the faster swimmer pass.
- Allow the swimmer in front of you a minimum 5-second lead before following.
- Openness & Honesty is the basis of our interaction and relationships.
- Communication and feedback is constructive and respectful.
- Trust & Fairness in our approach creates an atmosphere of mutual support.
- Diversity of individuals, ideas and opinions is respected.
- Cooperation & Teamwork are important in sharing responsibility and recognizing our interdependence.
- Recognition is given in appreciation for individual and team accomplishments.
- Conflict Resolutions are constructive and welcomed as opportunities for positive growth