Important Safety Updates


Dear YMCA Family,

At the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, the health and safety of our members and staff is our top priority. We hope you’ve experienced our commitment to a clean, safe environment in our enhanced cleanliness procedures since returning to the Y. Today we have an update, effective August 3, all YMCA members and participants will be required to wear a mask inside our facility at all times.

It is in the best interest of our Y family to wear a mask in public, as the CDC has shown it is proven to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. This added safety precaution also helps us to remain open to serve you and help keep you healthy!

We understand that there are challenges to the “new normal”, and that wearing a mask may cause changes to your workout routine. We are with you, and are here to help! Join us LIVE each Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm in our private (members only) Facebook Group for a safe and effective workout routine that can be done in our Wellness Center! We will deliver tips on staying safe while exercising with a mask and show you how to complete a total body workout involving cardio and strength training.
Without you, we wouldn’t be able to strengthen families, feed children, care for seniors, develop youth, and serve our community here in the Wilkes-Barre area. We thank you for your continued support of all safety measures at the Y. If you have any questions, you can find more information on this policy.
We are all working towards the same goal- staying healthy together! The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is truly grateful that you are part of our Y family and we hope to see you soon!

Stay safe and be well,

Jim Thomas, Executive Director

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