The Winona Family YMCA is an inclusive organization open to all. We welcome all people regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity/race, faith/religion, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, or sexual orientation. We believe that, in a diverse world, we are stronger when we are inclusive, when our doors are open to all and when everyone has the opportunity to learn, to grow and to thrive.


It is the policy of the YMCA to make membership available to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or financial circumstances without discrimination.

The YMCA is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life, working side by side to strengthen communities by promoting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Together, we work to ensure that everyone, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest and feel the sense of community and inclusion the YMCA encompasses.

Our policies are designed and intended to ensure everyone at the Winona Family YMCA has the best possible experience. If there are any questions, please feel free to speak with a YMCA staff member.

All members, guests, participants are expected to adhere to the Winona Family YMCA's Code Of Conduct.

Youth under 10 must be directly supervised by an adult at all times.
Children 10 and older may shoot hoops, walk in the gym, or swim without adult supervision.

24/7 access is strictly for members that are at least 18 years of age, that have purchased the 24/7 membership upgrade, and have signed the 24/7 waiver. Each individual using 24/7 Access must scan in using their assigned barcode. Please see the 24/7 waiver for full policy. 
Guests are not permitted outside of operating hours. Anyone that violates this policy will be charged $10 per person, per offense, and risks losing their 24/7 access. 



The Winona Family YMCA is committed to providing a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment for all and we ask all persons to act maturely, behave responsibly and to respect the rights and dignity of others at all times when in our facility, on our property or participating in our programs. Our Code of Conduct below outlines prohibited actions. This list is not all-inclusive and the YMCA reserves the right to deny, suspend or revoke membership or access privileges to any person if, in the YMCA's sole discretion, the actions or inactions of a person are detrimental to the health, safety or enjoyment of its employees, volunteers, members or participants. The following are not permitted on YMCA premises, in YMCA vehicles or at YMCA sponsored functions:


  • Card sharing, presenting false identification, or intentional abuse or non-compliance of YMCA policies

  • Using tobacco, smoking, using or possessing alcohol or illegal drugs on YMCA property, in YMCA vehicles or facilities or at YMCA-sponsored programs is prohibited 

  • Carrying or concealing a weapon of any kind 

  • Harassment, verbal abuse or intimidation by words, gestures, body language, or any type of menacing behavior 

  • Physical contact with another person in an angry, aggressive or threatening way 

  • Inappropriate sexual conduct including explicit conversations or any sexual contact with another person 

  • Theft or behavior that results in the destruction or loss of property 

  • Loitering within facilities or on the grounds of a YMCA 

  • Use of cell phones in locker room or bathrooms 

  • Wearing inappropriate (i.e., containing profanity or illegal product marketing), immodest or revealing attire 

  • Use of social networking websites in a manner that is contrary to the YMCA's mission, is detrimental to the community, or is in violation of the law 

  • Any behavior or activity that is against the law 


Family Fun Center Rules: 

  • The Family Fun Center is for kids 10 and under.

  • All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (not a sibling under 18).

  • Destructive, aggressive, or inappropriate actions toward equipment or others is not allowed. 

  • Food or drinks are not allowed.

Violations of Winona Family YMCA Rules: 

  • 1st incident - verbal warning (call parents if for youth)

  • 2nd incident - One month facility ban (Parent signs letter of acknowledgment)

  • 3rd incident - Six month facility ban (Parent signs letter of acknowledgment)

  • 4th incident - 12 month facility ban (Parent signs letter of acknowledgment)

In addition, the YMCA reserves the right to deny access or membership to any person who is a registered sex offender, has been arrested for or convicted of any crime involving weapons, violence, sexual abuse, or the sale, possession and/or transportation of illegal drugs. Please notify a YMCA staff person immediately if there is an accident, injury, unusual incident or you believe that this Code of Conduct is being violated. Suspension or termination of YMCA membership may result from a violation of this Code of Conduct. While an incident is being investigated, the membership of the person(s) accused of violating this Code of Conduct may be temporarily suspended pending a final decision.