Jodi Baker

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:38

Monroe County YMCA Winter Weather Policy                                                                       

Our YMCA facilities and programs will maintain regularly scheduled hours and programs as long as weather permits. In the event of inclement weather, please refer to the following options to learn more about facility closures or delays.

Stay up-to-date with building closures and delays!

  • Download the Monroe County YMCA Mobile App in the App Store or Google Play. Choose which facility you would like to get alerts from by visiting the More tab > Preferences > Notifications. Here you will be able to choose the facility you would like to receive alerts from.
  • Follow us on Facebook (@monroecountyymca) and Twitter (@MonroeCtyYMCA) for minute-by-minute updates.
  • Visit for special alerts featured at the top of our homepage.
  • Sign up for text or email notifications via RainedOut. It’s easy to sign up!
    • Text notifications: Simply pick one or more of the groups below you'd like to be included in and text the keyword to 84483. You should receive a text confirming your registration.
      • Text MCYNW to 84483 to receive all messages regarding the Northwest Y
      • Text MCYSE to 84483 to receive all messages regarding the Southeast Y
    • Email notifications: In order to register for email alerts, you must sign up through the online option. Visit for details.
  • Not online? We also announce weather-related delays or closures through Herald-Times, WCLS, WFIU, and B97.

Preschool follows MCCSC!

  • If MCCSC is closed, all preschool classes are cancelled for the entire day.
  • If MCCSC calls a two-hour delay, morning preschool classes are cancelled and afternoon classes will be held.

Preschool families will be notified of any class cancellations by the preschool coordinator or teachers.

Winter Weather FAQ

  • What has changed?
    • ​The Monroe County YMCA is no longer following MCCSC closings.*
  • Why aren't you following MCCSC?
    • ​We were limiting accessibility to our classes and programs when school was closed.
  • How will I know if my Group Ex class is canceled?
    • If you're notified that the YMCA is closed, all programs have been canceled. If you have not been notified that the YMCA is closed, we are open, and all programs will continue to run.
  • What happens if my instructor can't teach?
    • ​If possible, alternate staff will fill in if an instructor or teacher is unable to. If alternate staff cannot be found, select classes may have to be canceled.


*Preschool is still following the MCCSC schedule. Preschool is the ONLY YMCA program that will continue to follow MCCSC! Please see the above section about Preschool for additional details.

Updated October 2018