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 abilities and economic backgrounds 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 message.
• Maintain a safe environment by not bringing anything that may be used as a weapon.

Sex Offender Policy

The YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members, participants, and guests. The YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation and remove visitation access for anyone registered as a sex offender.

Memberships Payment

YMCA of Rapid City memberships are not transferable or refundable. If you are on a monthly bank draft for your membership payment, all changes or cancellations must be made by the last day of the month to take effect for the following month.

Photograph and Footage Release

I hereby agree that the YMCA may photograph or capture footage of me or members of my household at the YMCA or on any affiliated YMCA property, and the YMCA of Rapid City and the affiliate branches and YMCA of the USA may use those photographs or footage for its marketing purposes and further agree to release to both the YMCA and affiliates from claim or liability related to that use; waiving all claims for myself, my household, my child and any heirs or next of kin.

Assumption of Risk and Release

By participating in the YMCA Nationwide Membership Program, I agree to release the National Council of Young Men's Christian Association of the United States of America, and its independent and autonomous member associations in the United States and Puerto Rico, from claims of negligence for bodily injury or death in connection with the use of YMCA facilities, and from any liability for other claims, including loss of property, to the fullest extent of the law.

In consideration of my participation in any and all facilities, 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 it respective officers, employees, volunteers and members, and do hereby for myself, my heirs, assigns, executors, and administrators, wave release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for damages which I may have or which may hereafter acre 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 known risks and dangers that may cause injuries or death, such as slips, fall or other accidents. I expressly assume all risk of injury or death that may 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 determination by YMCA personnel.