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Facility Re-Opening on Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 a.m.

Following this afternoon’s announcement by the Government of New Brunswick, the Fredericton Region (Zone 3) is transitioning back to the Orange Phase of the Provincial Recovery Plan and will re-open on Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 a.m. with our COVID-19 operational plan in place to keep our members, staff and community as safe and healthy as possible. Membership The Fredericton YMCA (570 York Street) and the Willie O’Ree Place Program Facility will re-open to our members with a reminder of the following: Active screening will remain with mandatory temperature checks upon entering the facility, as well as answering screening questions. Masks must be worn at all times throughout the facility, including while exercising in the Wellness Centre. Locker rooms are closed, which includes steam rooms and showers. Members are discouraged from bringing in bags. In addition to the 2-metre physical distancing requirement, masks are required in low-intensity fitness activities such as yoga and stretch classes. Physical distancing requirements will increase to 3 metres/9 feet for high-intensity fitness classes and exercise. All Group Fitness class stations will allow for a minimum of 3 metres of physical distancing therefore masks are mandatory at all times except while engaged in class activity. All swimming lessons remain paused until further notice.  The Orange Phase pool schedule will begin on Wednesday, January 27.  Online sign-up will be available starting at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 26. Early Years and Youth programs previously started during the orange phase will resume with all participants required to wear a mask at all times, while also maintaining physical distancing.  Saturday and Sunday youth programs remain postponed due to the current Orange Phase sporting restrictions. Please note that a separate email will be sent out to all bi-weekly members regarding the resumption of membership payments. Child Care & After School Programs YMCA Child Care is an essential service and all of our locations will remain open during the Orange Phase. Any new guidelines set out by the Department of Education and early childhood development will be communicated directly to our families.    

Temporary HFA Facility Closure – Red Phase COVID-19 January 19, 2021

Temporary HFA Facility Closure – Red Phase COVID-19 The YMCA of Fredericton’s main priority is the health of our staff, members and the broader community. As of Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 p.m., the YMCA of Fredericton is taking the necessary step to temporarily close our facilities in compliance with the Province of New Brunswick’s Public Health directive. This closure will affect our Health, Fitness and Aquatics Centre at 570 York Street and our Willie O’Ree Northside Program Centre. Please note that no fees for memberships will be processed until our facilities re-open and services resume. As well, during our temporary closure, we are unable to process membership cancellations or hold requests. We will continue to use our website and social media to provide updates as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. If you have questions, please contact info@ymcafredericton.org. These are extraordinary circumstances and we thank you for your patience and understanding. Child Care & After School Programs YMCA Child Care is an essential service and will remain open during the Red Phase. Any new guidelines set out by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will be communicated directly to our families. Jason Dickson President & CEO YMCA of Fredericton

Attention – Youth Program Parents

In light of recently returning to the Orange Phase, several discussions of clarification have taken place between our YMCA and provincial sport and health representatives with respect to recommended programming guidelines. Public Health is recommending that the formation of new teams/groups should be deferred at this time. We have been assured that this directive will be regularly re-assessed in order to allow our programs to operate as much as possible, while keeping our communities safe during this outbreak. Based on this assessment, please be advised that the following YMCA programs (which have not yet met in person), are postponed, effective immediately, until Friday, January 15th: Saturday Classes: • Moving & Groovin • Dance • Gymnastics (Beg., Int., Adv. & Big Shots) • Totnastics • Kindernastics • Gym & Swim • Jr. Fusion Basketball Sunday Classes: • Karate Intro • Learn to Play: Multisport • Badminton (Beg., Int., & Adv.) • Learn to Play: Racquet Sports • Tennis • Volleyball (Beg., Int. & Adv.) • Fencing (Level I & II) Please do not hesitate to connect with our Welcome Desk if you have questions at 462-3000 ext. 0. Thank you for your continued understanding and support. Jason Dickson President & CEO

Following this afternoon’s announcement by the Government of New Brunswick, the Fredericton Region (Zone 3) is transitioning back to the Orange Phase of the Provincial Recovery Plan and will re-open on Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 a.m. with our COVID-19 operational plan in place to keep our members, staff and community as safe and healthy as possible.

Membership

The Fredericton YMCA (570 York Street) and the Willie O’Ree Place Program Facility will re-open to our members with a reminder of the following:

  1. Active screening will remain with mandatory temperature checks upon entering the facility, as well as answering screening questions.
  2. Masks must be worn at all times throughout the facility, including while exercising in the Wellness Centre.
  3. Locker rooms are closed, which includes steam rooms and showers. Members are discouraged from bringing in bags.
  4. In addition to the 2-metre physical distancing requirement, masks are required in low-intensity fitness activities such as yoga and stretch classes.
  5. Physical distancing requirements will increase to 3 metres/9 feet for high-intensity fitness classes and exercise. All Group Fitness class stations will allow for a minimum of 3 metres of physical distancing therefore masks are mandatory at all times except while engaged in class activity.
  6. All swimming lessons remain paused until further notice. The Orange Phase pool schedule will beginon Wednesday, January 27. Online sign-up will be available starting at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 26.
  7. Early Years and Youth programs previously started during the orange phase will resume with all participants required towear a mask at all times, while also maintaining physical distancing. Saturday and Sunday youth programs remain postponed due to the current Orange Phase sporting restrictions.

Please note that a separate email will be sent out to all bi-weekly members regarding the resumption of membership payments.

Child Care & After School Programs

YMCA Child Care is an essential service and all of our locations will remain open during the Orange Phase. Any new guidelines set out by the Department of Education and early childhood development will be communicated directly to our families.

Jason Dickson
President & CEO
YMCA of Fredericton

Child Care & After School Programs

YMCA Child Care is an essential service and all of our locations will remain open during the Orange Phase. Any new guidelines set out by the Department of Education and early childhood development will be communicated directly to our families.

Jason Dickson
President & CEO
YMCA of Fredericton

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