Construction Update – West Seattle YMCA Closure

WEST SEATTLE YMCA FACILITY CLOSED – DECEMBER 19 TO JANUARY 1
From Monday, December 19 through Sunday, January 1, the West Seattle YMCA facility will be completely closed, including our business offices. Our contractor and staff will be using this closure to put the finishing touches on the expansion project in advance of our grand opening on January 2! (Stay tuned for details.)

We encourage you to visit the Fauntleroy YMCA with these hours:
Monday to Friday, 5:30am to 8:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00pm

Child care hours are extended at Fauntleroy from December 19 to January 1:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Monday to Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30pm
(The Fauntleroy YMCA is closed on December 25 and January 1, and closes early at 2:00pm on December 24.)

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Construction Update – Tuesday, September 27

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POOL, HOT AREAS & LOCKER ROOMS CLOSED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4 FROM 5:30AM UNTIL 5:00PM
To complete work on our side sewer that failed recently, the pool, hot areas and locker rooms will be completely closed on Tuesday, October 4 from open at 5:30am until 5:00pm. We will have porta-potties available for members and guests to use on this day. All programs will run as normal, with the exception of morning and mid-day water exercise classes and morning swim lessons which are cancelled.

For swim lessons cancelled on October 4, we are offering make up dates in place of credits. Participants may choose a Wednesday or Thursday morning class to attend.  Because it is on a different day, you may not have your original teacher. For Parent Child lessons, you may come to any of the other classes that are offered. See list of classes here. Questions? Email Aquatics Director, Tiana McCowan at tmccowan@seattleymca.org.

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Construction Update – Saturday, September 17

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HOT AREAS CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 27
The work to reopen the hot areas will take longer than anticipated. The plaster ceiling work takes multiple days to cure and construction crews need to keep the platform over the spa for access and to reduce debris in the systems. Our new target opening date is Tuesday, September 27.

CAMP LEGION MOVES TO GYMNASIUM SEPTEMBER 24 ONLY
On Saturday, September 24 only, Camp Legion drop-in care for ages 4 to 9 years will be in the west gymnasium in the main building.

GYMNASIUM CLOSURE
The gymnasium will be closed for adult basketball and open use from 8:00am to 1:30pm on Saturday, September 24.

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Construction Update – Tuesday, September 6

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KIDS ZONE CELEBRATION RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 16
Due to a delay in a key building permit inspection, the opening and celebration of our Kids Zone will be moved back one week to Friday, September 16. Join us from 4:00 to 8:00pm! Tour the new spaces, climb and slide on the Adventure Zone playgrounds, bounce and jump through the inflatable obstacle course, run on the track and learn about Y programs – all for free.

POOL TO REOPEN ON SEPTEMBER 12
The West Seattle YMCA pool is set to reopen with a normal schedule on Monday, September 12. Water exercise classes will resume as well.

DROP-IN CHILD CARE CLOSURE & SCHEDULE
Drop-in child care will be open with a normal schedule on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9. However, drop-in child care will be closed Wednesday, September 14 through Friday, September 16 as our staff make final preparations for the opening of the new Kids Zone! The current schedule will remain in place until Saturday, September 17. Our new check-in and snack policies will also start on Saturday, September 17.

GROUP EXERCISE CHANGES
The new group exercise schedule starts on Monday, September 12. However, classes that are held in Studio 5 will not begin until the week of September 19.

GYMNASIUM CLOSURE
On Friday, September 16, the west gymnasium will be closed from 2:30pm to 8:30pm for our Kids Zone Celebration.

HOT AREAS CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 19
The building permit inspection delay has also moved back the reopening of our Hot Areas. The Hot Areas will reopen on Monday, September 19

SHOWERS OPEN
The showers will remain open throughout this time.

MODIFIED HOURS TO END SEPTEMBER 12
Regular Monday to Friday hours from 5:30am to 10:00pm will resume on Monday, September 12.

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Construction Update – Friday, September 2

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SHOWER CLOSURE
The showers in both the Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms will be unavailable beginning Tuesday, September 6 through Friday, September 9.

WOMEN’S LOCKER ROOM CLOSURE
The showers, toilets and changing areas in the Women’s Locker Room will be unavailable on Friday, September 2 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Lockers are available for use, but there will be a male construction worker in the space.

LABOR DAY CLOSURE
The West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCAs will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day.

DROP-IN CHILD CARE CLOSURE
Drop-in child care will be closed on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9 as our staff make final preparations for the opening of the new Kids Zone!

KIDS ZONE OPENING CELEBRATION
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Celebrate the opening of the new Kids Zone from 4:00 to 8:00pm! Tour the new spaces, climb and slide on the Adventure Zone playgrounds, bounce and jump through the inflatable obstacle course, run on the track and learn about Y programs – all for free.

GYMNASIUM CLOSURE
On Friday, September 9, the west gymnasium will be closed from 2:30pm to 8:30pm for our Kids Zone Celebration.

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Construction Update – Wednesday, August 31

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LABOR DAY CLOSURE
The West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCAs will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day.

DROP-IN CHILD CARE CLOSURE
Drop-in child care will be closed on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9 as our staff make final preparations for the opening of the new Kids Zone!

KIDS ZONE OPENING CELEBRATION
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Celebrate the opening of the new Kids Zone from 4:00 to 8:00pm! Tour the new spaces, climb and slide on the Adventure Zone playgrounds, bounce and jump through the inflatable obstacle course, run on the track and learn about Y programs – all for free.

GYMNASIUM CLOSURE
On Friday, September 9, the west gymnasium will be closed from 2:30pm to 8:30pm for our Kids Zone Celebration.

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Kids Zone celebration rescheduled to September 16!

Kids-Zone-CelebrationYou’re Invited! September 16, 4:00 to 8:00pm
Celebrate the opening of the West Seattle YMCA’s new Kids Zone on Friday, September 16 from 4:00 to 8:00pm! Tour the new spaces, climb and slide on the Adventure Zone playgrounds, bounce and jump through the inflatable obstacle course, run on the track and learn about Y programs – all for free.

The celebration continues for five weeks with free family nights every Friday from 6:00 to 8:00pm and $0 joining fee on all membership types through October 15.

  • September 16, 4:00 – 8:00pm – Family Night
    Join your Y friends for an extra special Family Night celebrating the opening of the new Kids Zone! Tour the new spaces, play on the big toy in the Adventure Zone and bounce on the inflatable obstacle course.
  • September 23, 6:00 – 8:00pm – Sports Night
    Enjoy a Friday evening filled with teamwork, active play and fun! Join your Y friends for a Sports Night with Coach Harley. Meet new families, learn new games and play some old favorites.
  • September 30, 6:00 – 8:00pm – Reading is out of this world!
    Make a bookmark, read a story and choose a new book to take home.
  • October 7, 6:00 – 8:00pm – Family Night
    Play on the mats, swing on the rings, climb and slide on the inflatable obstacle course and run on the track during Family Night. From 7:15 – 8:15pm, enjoy Family Swim in the pool.
  • October 14, 6:00 – 8:00pm – Autumn Fun
    Celebrate the season by decorating pumpkins, playing autumn games and getting your face painted with your favorite design. Enjoy Autumn Fun with your family.

 

 

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Kids Zone to open September 9 – Phase I of construction nearly complete!

One of the satisfying things about giving to a capital campaign is that you can see your dollars at work with each new room that is built! Beginning September 9, come take a peek at the three rooms that make up the Kids Zone. These new spaces give infants to tweens age-appropriate places to be active and have fun while their parents and caregivers work out at the Y.

Adventure Zone, a space for our preschoolers to climb, tumble and explore while their parents are working out. The door on the left leads to the exciting outdoor play area.  Adventure Zone, a space for our preschoolers to climb, tumble and explore while their parents are working out. The door on the left leads to the exciting outdoor play area.

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Construction Update – Facility Closure – Saturday at 11:30am to Sunday at 12:00pm

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FACILITY CLOSURE
The facility will close on Saturday, August 6 at 11:30am and will reopen on Sunday, August 7 at 12:00pm (two hours later than originally planned).  Seattle City Light will be doing electrical work and needs to shut off electricity to our building. Drop-in child care will be open on Saturday from 8:45am to 11:45am. Swim lessons will be cancelled on Saturday and you will receive a credit on your account.

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