Terms and Conditions

The YMCA Pledge

I understand that the YMCA mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. As such, the YMCA is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment. To help uphold this commitment, I agree to conduct myself appropriately at all times in YMCA facilities, programs and activities. I further pledge to:
• Consistently demonstrate the YMCA core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.
• Treat people of all races, faiths and cultures with respect.
• Use respectful words and gestures and not that which intends to harass, intimidate or cause harm.
• Observe the tobacco use ban in and around YMCA facilities, programs and activities.
• Refrain from using, possessing or being under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance.
• Abstain from any display of sexual affection.
• Use only clean language while avoiding all profanity and vulgar language.
• Respect YMCA property and equipment and the property rights of others.
• Wear only appropriate attire and not that which is generally deemed as immodest or that which displays an offensive
• Maintain a safe environment by not bringing anything that may be used as a weapon.

Membership Waiver

In consideration of my participation in any and all programs and activities associated with the YMCA of Rapid City, Custer YMCA and Edgemont YMCA, I do hereby agree that all such participation undertaken by me and/or my child(ren) are at my (our) sole risk, and shall hold free from any and all liability the YMCA and its respective officers, employees, volunteers and members, and do hereby for myself, my heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators, waive release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages which I may have or which may hereafter accrue to me arising out of or connected with my participation in the YMCA of Rapid City, Custer YMCA and/or Edgemont YMCA.

I understand that use of YMCA facilities and equipment and participation in YMCA programs and activities has inherent and unanticipated and unknown risks and dangers that may cause injuries or death, such as slips, falls or other accidents. I expressly assume all risk of injury or death that may be sustained during my and/or my child(ren)’s use of YMCA facilities and equipment and participation in YMCA programs, including those caused or contributed by the acts or omissions of the YMCA or its officers, employees, volunteers, members, defects in facilities and equipment, the negligence of others and/or my child(ren)’s own negligence and misuse.

I understand that the YMCA does not provide accident insurance and that any and all injuries incurred by me and/or my child(ren) are my financial responsibility and not that of the YMCA. I further consent to emergency treatment and/or emergency transportation in the event I and/or my child(ren) require such treatment and/or transportation as determined by YMCA personnel.

YMCA of Rapid City memberships are not transferable or refundable. If you are on a monthly bank draft for your membership payment, all charges or cancellations must be made by the 24th of the previous month.

Sex Offender Policy

The YMCA of Rapid City screens all participants through a national database for registered sex offenders.  The Y reserves the right to deny membership, program or access to any person who is a registered sex offender.