Greater Scranton YMCA to Reopen Wednesday, July 1 Members News June 25, 2020 After closing its facility on March 17th, the Greater Scranton YMCA will reopen to members on Wednesday, July 1st as part of phase one of the facility’s three phase reopening plan. To date, the Y has reopened the Early Learning Center, Summer Day Camp and Pool A. The facility will be limited to 50 percent capacity. Beginning July 1st, the Greater Scranton YMCA will operate on limited hours: Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (on July 4th, the facility will open from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.). Open areas will include: Cardio and strength areas with significant restrictions on capacity and activities, daily child care (separated from general membership), Pool A (lane reservations required), gym for individual workouts only and the Universal Locker Room (bathrooms will be accessible, showers in private rooms will be closed). Only no touch bottle filling will be available (water fountains closed). Closed areas will include: Lobby areas (seating will be removed), all group exercise rooms and group activities, adult men’s and women’s locker rooms, steam rooms, saunas, whirlpools, child watch area for members and the racquetball courts. Towels and equipment usage (i.e. basketballs, racquets and balls, etc.) will not be provided. The Greater Scranton YMCA will mandate rigid social/physical distancing practices and policies (equipment will be spaced to maintain appropriate social distance). Hand sanitizer will be placed throughout the building and the facility and equipment will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected daily (before opening, after closing each day and throughout the day). All staff is required to wear PPE (i.e. masks, gloves in certain areas) and members are required to wear a mask in the facility, unless otherwise posted. Staff, members and vendors temperatures will be checked upon entry. Any individual who displays any symptom of an illness may not enter the building. For additional information and important details about phase one of the Greater Scranton YMCA’s three phase reopening plan, please visit the Y’s website here (https://greaterscrantonymca.org/Phase%201%20Reopening%20Plan-314.htm).