This notice outlines the Code of Conduct for members, program participants, guests, and visitors. Please review it carefully.

The YMCA of Central Florida’s Code of Conduct outlines prohibited actions. The prohibited actions listed below are not totally inclusive of all behaviors that are inappropriate.

  • Not checking into the membership desk of the family center. All members and program participants (including third-party payers such as SilverSneakers®) must present their membership card or appropriate identification every time. Guests and other visitors that aren’t members must present a valid photo ID, and complete the appropriate paperwork to gain access upon each visit.
  • Inappropriate attire. Appropriate attire must be worn at all times including closed-toe shoes on the wellness floor, no explicit slogans on t-shirts, etc.
  • Verbal abuse such as angry or vulgar language like swearing, name-calling, or shouting.
  • Physical contact in an angry, aggressive, or threatening manner.
  • Inappropriate sexual behavior. This includes any demonstration of sexual activity or sexual contact with another person, including sexually explicit conversations.
  • Harassment or intimidation by words, gestures, body language, or any menacing behavior including via social media. This behavior is inappropriate toward other members, guests, visitors, and YMCA staff.
  • Theft or behavior that results in the destruction of YMCA property.
  • Carrying or concealing any weapons or devices or objects that may be used as weapons.
  • Using or possessing illegal chemicals or alcohol on YMCA property, in YMCA vehicles, or at YMCA sponsored programs.
  • Any other conduct of an inappropriate, threatening, or offensive nature.
  • Any use of cell phones or any electronic device with the ability to take pictures or record any individual(s) or activities within the YMCA or on YMCA property without specific authorization and consent of the YMCA.
  • Loitering is not permitted in or outside the YMCA.
  • Smoking is not permitted in or outside the YMCA.

In addition, the YMCA reserves the right to do background checks on its members as well as screening for sex offenders.

Moreover, the YMCA of Central Florida reserves the right to deny access or membership to any person who:

  • Has been accused or convicted of any crime involving sexual abuse.
  • Is a registered sex offender.
  • Habitually or excessively uses narcotics or dangerous drugs.
  • Has ever been convicted of any offense relating to the use, sale, possession, or transportation of narcotics or habit forming and/or dangerous drugs.
  • Continuously or excessively uses intoxicating beverages.