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YOUTH FITNESS GUIDELINES

 

Youth Orientation is a free class for members ages 8 – 12. Participants will meet with a Wellness Coach to learn the fundamentals of cardio training, machine introduction, and gym etiquette.  Youth that successfully complete Orientation Program will earn permission to utilize the Fitness Floor.

 

  1. Students must attend an orientation in order to receive a membership card.
  2. Students must participate 100%
  3. All students must wear athletic shoes at all times.  No sandals or crocs allowed.
  4. After completing all sessions, students must follow the same rules and procedures when using the fitness equipment on their own.
  5. Students will be instructed to lift only safe amount of weight.  No competitive lifting!!  To prevent injuries, parents should encourage this even after orientation is completed.
  6. No running or horseplay in or around fitness center.
  7. Anyone caught outside of these guidelines will be verbally warned on the first offense, the second offense will be cause for suspension of fitness center privileges for up to one year.
  8. YMCA lanyards and membership cards must be visibly displayed at all times upon completion of the orientation. 

Wellness Floor 

Age 

Parent/Guardian 

Orientation 

Classes 

Signed By Parent 

Cardio Machines 

8 to 12

Parent in Cardio Area

Youth Orientation Required

Youth Classes

Yes

Selectorized Machines 

12

Parent in Machine Area

Youth Orientation Required

Youth Classes

Yes

Selectorized Machines 

13

 

Teen Orientation Required

Adult Classes

Yes

Free Weights 

14 & 15

 

Teen Orientation Required

Adult Classes

Yes

YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth | 512 Lamar Street, Suite 400 | Fort Worth TX 76102
817-335-9622