Next Steps | Update 6

On September 29th, 2020, the Wyoming Governor and State Health Officer released the 13th continuation of the State Health Orders. The one relevant to your Y can be found here 13th continuation.

The 13th continuation goes into effect Thursday, October 1st, and will be in effect until Thursday, October 15th.

Information on Open Swim is available below.

Facility Operations | Hours

Johnson County Family YMCA

  • Weekdays | 5:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturdays | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Aquatics Center | Open Swim
      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday | Closed

Aquatics Center

The Aquatics Center is open:

  • Weekdays |5:30 am – 1:00 pm for Lap Swim & Group Exercise Classes
  • Saturdays | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for Open Swim (Begins Saturday, Oct 3rd)
  • Open Swim is limited to 18 individuals in the water. The Aquatics Center is limited to 26 total individuals.

Updates Section

Close-Contact Group Activities

The Health Order section prohibiting Close-Contact Group Activities has been removed as of the 12th continuation. This is enabling us to bring back these activities as well as our youth programming.

Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball will begin with the Pre-K through 2nd Grade Season.

Registration opened on Monday, September 28th.

With our new membership software, The registration form of the past is gone! To register please just stop by the Y ready to provide any information we may need to complete registration.

A information document is available here. It contains relevant information on what restrictions must be in place for Youth Basketball to take place.

Open Swim

Open swim is returning with limited capacity.

Beginning Saturday, October 3rd, Open Swim will be available on Saturdays from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Open Swim is limited to 18 individuals in the water. The Aquatics Center is limited to 26 total individuals.

Swim Lessons

More information on Swim Lessons will be available soon.

Preschool Gym & Swim

Preschool Gym & Swim will resume Monday, October 5th.

Non-Youth Recreation Activities

We will once again be able to hold Noon Ball and Pickleball in the Gymnasium. Please note that capacity restrictions are still in effect.


All previous restrictions remain in effect.

Facility Access

The Johnson County Family YMCA is now open to all who would like to utilize our facilities.

All Johnson County Family YMCA members, Nationwide Y members, community members, etc wishing to use our facilities will be asked to sign a COVID-19 Waiver where they agree to illness and other special policies in place.

Individuals will continue to go through a check-in process before being allowed to use the facility. Hand sanitizer and handwashing stations are available throughout the facility.

Individuals will need to arrive dressed in the appropriate attire for their desired activity as the locker rooms are unavailable, with the exception of restroom and hand washing purposes.

Bath and sweat towels are unavailable.

Aquatics Center users will need to bring a personal towel from home. The deck showers are available for use to rinse off before and after using the pool. This remains an important step in protecting the chemistry of the pool.

Equipment towels and disinfectant spray are made available for use.

As required by the Health Order, staff will be present to ensure equipment is wiped down in between individuals and that cleaning supplies remain well-stocked.


Individuals will be asked to sign a COVID-19 Waiver, agreeing to a small series of illness special policies put in place to determine facility entry eligibility, as mandated by the New Health Order.

Front Desk staff will check to see if the desired workout area is available. If the area is at capacity, the individual will be directed to wait until a specified time at which the area becomes available.

Anyone who meets the illness policies on the COVID-19 Waiver is asked to stay home until such a time they are not in violation of the agreed-upon policies.

If an individual would like to change to a different area of the facility, they are required to check-in with the Front Desk to determine if there is space available in the desired area.

Work out sessions are restricted to one (1) hour.

Six (6) feet of distance must be maintained while working out.

Staff will be present to kindly remind individuals to create appropriate distancing if they observe patrons working out too close to one another. This is not only for the health and safety of everyone in the facility, but will also allow us to remain open and serving the community.

Individuals are required to check out at the Front Desk upon departure.


Staff will continue to go through a similar procedure as individuals.

If a staff person is deemed ineligible, they will not be allowed to work until they can meet the eligibility criteria.

Staff are required to check out at the Front Desk upon departure.

Staff will continue to wear masks if within six (6) feet of individuals or other staff.

Staff will be monitoring all workout areas to be sure the capacity caps are not exceeded. See below for more information.

Aquatics Center

The Aquatics Center is limited to a max of 26 total individuals.

The above 26 includes individuals both in the pool and on the poolside cycling bikes.

Open Swim is limited to 18 individuals in the pool.

Drop In Child Care Center

Our Drop In Child Care Center is open.

If a parent would like their child to wear a mask, our staff will follow the request to the best of their ability.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cardio Room & Weight Room

Maximum of 10 individuals between the two spaces at a time.

Some of the cardio equipment will be taped off to ensure proper distancing is met.

We ask that you complete all sets on a machine before moving to another machine. This will help us reduce the number of times the equipment needs to be cleaned.

Cycling Studio

During Classes
Maximum of four (4) individuals and an instructor at a time.

Outside of Classes
Maximum of five (5) individuals at a time.

Bikes are placed with appropriate spacing and are indicative of the maximum number of individuals at a given time.


Maximum of 12 individuals at a time.
Maximum of two (2) individuals per hoop as long as the individuals maintain proper six (6) feet of distance.

No outside balls are permitted in the facility at this time.

Basketballs are available for check out at the Front Desk and must be checked back in. These will be sanitized after each use.

The gymnasium will be limited to six (6) individuals, two (2) per hoop on the west side from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.


Individuals may visit in the lobby as long as they maintain the required six (6) feet of distance.

Locker Rooms

The locker rooms will remain open for restroom and hand washing purposes only.

Changing in the locker rooms is prohibited.

Personal items left in the locker room may be removed by staff without notice.

The showers are closed.

Strength & Agility Center

During Classes
Maximum of four (4) individuals and an instructor at a time.

Outside of Classes
Maximum of four (4) individuals at a time.

Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise Classes have resumed in a limited capacity.

Please see the Fitness Calendar on our homepage for the full list of classes.

Facility Cleanliness

Staff will be continually monitoring the facility’s cleanliness. Equipment will be cleaned between each patron with approved sanitizing products.

Restrooms and common areas will be thoroughly cleaned throughout the day and after closing.

Your health is our priority. Restrictions will change and we will do our best to inform you as they do. Please work with us to ensure this transition is as painless as possible for everyone.


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