Hours & Rules

Regular Hours 
Monday – Friday 5:00am – 11:00pm  
Saturday – Sunday  6:00am – 8:00pm
Holiday Hours
New Years 7:00am – 8:00pm
Easter CLOSED (24/hr access available at Schlossman)  
Memorial Day Fercho: 5:00am – 3:00pm; Schlossman: Only 24/hr Fitness Center access open  
Fourth of July CLOSED (24/hr Fitness Center access available at Schlossman)  
Labor Day Fercho: 5:00am – 3:00pm; Schlossman: Only 24/hr Fitness Center access open  
Thanksgiving 5:00am – 12:00pm  
Christmas Eve 5:00am – 12:00pm (open at 6am if holiday is on Sat/Sun)  
Christmas CLOSED (24/hr Fitness Center access available at Schlossman)  
New Years Eve 5:00am – 3:00pm (open at 6am if holiday is on Sat/Sun)
  • All activity areas – including the Aquatic Center, basketball courts, racquetball courts, and Fitness Center – close 30 minutes before the facility closes.
  • For storm updates, call the Member Services Desk at 701.293.9622.
  • To view hours at our partner facility, Family Wellness, visit them online.
Facility Rules

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all members and guests. Conduct that does not support the YMCA mission or core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and health is not acceptable. Click on any of the links below to drop down to the guidelines. 


Code of Conduct

The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all members and guests. Conduct that does not support the YMCA mission or core values is not acceptable. You are responsible for your behavior. Violation of these guidelines may result in suspension or revocation of membership. If you have a concern or problem, please contact a YMCA staff person. You can download a full version of the YMCA Code of Conduct using the button below.

  • Be Responsible – You are responsible for your behavior. The YMCA is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Be Caring – Please be considerate when using YMCA spaces and equipment. Return YMCA equipment, like free weights, aquatic buoyancy devices and gym toys to their designated spot and also wipe down workout machines after use.
  • Be Respectful – Intentional damage to another person’s property or YMCA property will not be tolerated. Mistreatment or harassment of YMCA members or staff is strictly prohibited.
  • Be Honest – You are expected to be honest and professional with other members and staff.
  • Be Healthy – Unsafe or dangerous behavior will not be tolerated. The YMCA is a safe space. Use or possession of drugs, alcohol, or weapons is not allowed in YMCA programs or facilities. No smoking is allowed in YMCA facilities or on YMCA property.

YMCA Code of Conduct

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Age Rules
  • 8 & Younger: Children under age nine are required to be under direct supervision of a parent or caregiver (over the age of 16) at all times in all locations, unless registered for and participating in a supervised YMCA program or activity. Please share the YMCA code of conduct and rules with your children (listed above).
  • 9 – 11: Children ages 9-11 can be in the facility and participate in activities without supervision for two hours at a time during daylight hours in the following areas: Basketball Gyms, Kids’ Gym, Play Loft, Xerzones, Open Swim (Must pass a lifeguard administered swim test for deep end of pool), Racquetball Courts and Climbing Wall. If a 9-11 year old is in the facility longer than two hours, they must have supervision.
  • 12 – 14: Children and teens ages 12-14 can be in the facility and participate in activities without supervision in the following areas: Xerzones, Basketball Gyms, Open Swim (Must pass a lifeguard administered swim test for deep end of pool), Racquetball Courts and Climbing Wall. May take the Youth Exercise Course with a fitness staff (FREE for members!) to gain access without supervision to the Fitness Center and group fitness land or water classes, OR he/she may be in these areas if within arm’s-length of a parent or legal guardian at all times. In order to swim in the deep end of the pool, swimmers must pass a lifeguard administered swim test.
  • 15+: Teens ages 15+ have access to entire facility during regular facility hours, and can participate in most classes and activities.
  • 18+: Members must be 18 years of age before they may use 24/hr Schlossman Fitness Center Access.

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Aquatic Center Rules
  • Please walk. No running on deck.
  • Children eight years of age and younger must be supervised by a guardian.
  • Swimsuits must be worn. No regular clothes allowed in the pools.
  • No dangerous or rough play in pool area.
  • No flips, back dives or other dangerous water entries.
  • No diving allowed.
  • No food, gum or drink except water in the pool area. No glass of any kind permitted in the pool area.
  • Please shower before entering the pool to help keep our pools clean.
  • All diaper aged children must wear a waterproof diaper while in the pool area.
  • No underwater breath holding for long distance swims or as a game.
  • Exercise and training equipment are not available for play. This equipment is for exercise use only.
  • No oversized flotation devices allowed in the pools. No flotation devices may be used as a replacement for a Coast Guard approved life jacket.

Aquatics Youth Policy

  • Participants must be 9 years of age or older to attend open swim without adult supervision.
  • Swimmers must be 15 years of age or older for lap swim or have a lifeguard’s approval.
  • Participants under 15 years old will need to perform a lifeguard administered test to swim in the deep end during open swim times.

Please contact the Aquatics Director regarding these rules: 701.364.4167.

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Fitness Center Rules

General Guidelines

  • The Fitness Center Staff are here to serve and inform you. Please follow their instructions and contact them when you need help. Fitness Center Staff reserve the right to refuse admittance or to request individuals to leave the center at any time.
  • Dress Code – Shirts, shorts/pants and clean/dry close-toed shoes must be worn at all times.
  • Personal Belongings – Bags, jackets and other items must be kept in a locker or cubby at all times. The Y is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Beverages must be contained in closed, plastic or metal bottles.
  • Photos and videos are not permitted without permission.
  • Time limit for each cardio machine is 30 minutes at times when other members are waiting to use equipment.
  • Please be courteous by limiting time or letting others work through while using the weight equipment.
  • Personal Training can be done by YMCA staff only.
  • Clean all equipment with disinfecting wipes after use.
  • Report any equipment in need of repair to YMCA staff.
  • Work within your abilities and ask the Fitness Staff if you have questions.

Fitness Youth Policy

  • Ages 11 & Younger: Not permitted in the Fitness Center.
  • Ages 12 -14: Must complete Youth Exercise Course with a Fitness Associate or be within arms-length of a parent or legal guardian at all times.
  • Ages 15+: May use Fitness Center without restrictions.

Please contact the Health and Wellness Director regarding these rules at 701.356.1447.

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Handball/Racquetball Court Reservation Rules
  • Courts may be reserved for 45 minute time slots up to three days in advance.
  • Over the noon hour, only one time slot may be reserved at a time. At all other times players may reserve courts for two time slots (1 1/2 hours).
  • Use of eye protection is recommended.
  • Courts 3 & 4 are also available as Wallyball Courts.
  • To reserve a court up to three days in advance, please call 701.293.9622 after 7:30am or stop by the Member Services Desk (Fercho).

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Kids’ Gym & Play Loft Rules
  • Children 8 years of age and younger are allowed on play structures. All children must be supervised by an adult ages 16 years or older while utilizing play area.
  • Shoes must be removed prior to entering play area and socks must be worn at all times.
  • Please remove all loose articles from pockets and remove all jewelry prior to entering play area.
  • Food, gum, and/or drinks are not allowed in play area.
  • Climbing is not allowed on the slides, nets or on top of structures except where appropriate.
  • Please use appropriate inside voices and refrain from running.

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Xerzone Rules
  • Be considerate when using equipment. No dunking on the basketball hoop. No sitting on top of the monkey bars or pull-up bars. Equipment must be turned off and put away at the end of each use.

Locker Room Rules

Male, Female and Family Locker Rooms

  • Members and guests with children of a different gender four years of age and younger may use the non-adult male, female and family locker rooms.
  • Cell phones may only be used in dry areas of the locker rooms (no shower, sauna or whirlpool areas). Photos are not permitted inside the Locker Rooms. 
  • Shaving is only allowed in shower areas.
  • Please keep your belongings locked in a locker while using the facility. Locks may not stay on a locker overnight. The YMCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen property. Lockers are available for rent at the Member Services Desk.

Male and Female ADULT Locker Rooms

  • Individuals must be 15 years of age or older to enter adult locker rooms.
  • Members and guests with children of a different gender four years of age and younger must use the four or family locker rooms.
  • Cell phones may only be used in dry areas of the locker rooms (no shower, sauna or whirlpool areas). Photos are not permitted inside the Locker Rooms. 
  • Shaving is only allowed in shower areas.
  • Please keep your belongings locked in a locker while using the facility. Locks may not stay on a locker overnight. The YMCA is not responsible for any lost or stolen property. 

Sauna and Whirlpool

  • Individuals must be 15 years of age or older to use the sauna and whirlpool.
  • Please shower before entering.
  • Recommended maximum time limit is 15 minutes. Long exposures may result in dizziness or fainting.
  • No shampoo, soap or shaving allowed. These things are only allowed in shower areas.
  • No cell phones are allowed in sauna and whirlpool areas.
  • No newspapers, books or magazines are allowed.
  • Those suffering from heart disease, diabetes or high/low blood pressure should not enter without prior consent of a physician.
  • Do not use while under the influence of medication or alcohol. 
  • Towels and clothing should not be left or dried in the sauna.
  • Please do not put essential oils on the rocks in the sauna.

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For more information, stop into either Member Services Desk or contact our Membership Team:
• Fercho YMCA: Christine Hoff  |  701.364.4121 or christine.hoff@ymcacassclay.org
• Schlossman YMCA: Luke Hommerding  |  701.364.4124 or luke.hommerding@ymcacassclay.org