Code of Conduct

The following is the Keene Family YMCA’s Code of Conduct. The Y promotes the core values of Respect, Responsibility, Caring and Honesty. We are a family friendly facility and we have an expectation that the behavior of both our staff and our patrons will always be appropriate and kind.

As a Member of the Keene Family YMCA I:

  • Will stop at the Y Welcome Center and check-in upon every visit
  • Understand that there is no smoking on Y grounds (Inside or outside the facility)
  • Will use the appropriately designated locker room
  • Will be respectful of Y staff and my fellow members
  • Will return found items to the Y Welcome Center
  • Will not run in areas not designated
  • Will not engage in horseplay or behavior that puts myself or someone else in danger
  • Will not engage in activity sexual in nature
  • Will be responsible for children and guests that I bring into the building
  • Will update my contact information with the Y Welcome Center if there are changes
  • Will not vandalize equipment or facilities
  • Will not use equipment or facilities inappropriately or for unintended purposes
  • Will eat and drink only in the lobby area
  • Will refrain from using tobacco products, alcohol, illegal drugs anywhere on Y property, including the parking lot
  • Will never bring a weapon into the Y
  • Understand that glass objects are not permitted beyond the lobby
  • Will not wear clothing with inappropriate language or graphics in the Y facility
  • Will bring a lock and lock up my personal items
  • Understand that Y staff are the final authority on policy, safety and behavior
  • Will follow age restrictions on facility usage and class caps
  • Understand that physical violence of any kind will not be tolerated
  • Understand that derogatory, racist, sexist, vulgar or belligerent language, profanity or behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Will wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the activities I am engaging in at the Y
  • Will not talk on my cell phone outside the lobby area
  • Will respect time limits on equipment usage
  • Will report equipment malfunctions
  • Will use safety equipment when engaging in activities that require it
  • Understand that areas marked as closed are off limits for safety reasons and unauthorized use is strictly prohibited
  • Will notify Y staff if I become injured or involved in an incident
  • Am responsible for my own property and understand the Y is not liable for loss or damages to my personal property
  • I understand camera/ recording device use in locker rooms is strictly prohibited
  • I understand that I am not permitted to photograph or record video anywhere in the Y facility without permission of a Y Leadership Staff member