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Policies align with school districts - please see below for more information.

PROGRAMS HELD AT YMCA BRANCHES/LOCATIONS:

  • Morning Programs:  if the Cedar Rapids Community School District has a late start or cancellation due to adverse weather conditions, then all programs and fitness classes, including child watch at all Y branches are cancelled until 12 PM.  Buildings and pools will remain open unless otherwise noted.
  • Afternoon Programs:  Decisions for afternoon programs like sports and fitness classes will be made and announced by 3 PM.
  • Other:  Some programs which don’t meet the above criteria may be cancelled on a case-by-case basis, depending on weather conditions.  When in doubt, please call the branch Welcome Center to confirm classes and timing.

 

CHILD CARE PROGRAMS:

  • Early School Dismissals:  If school dismisses early due to inclement weather, YMCA child care sites will remain open until 4 PM unless otherwise stated.
  • School Cancellations:  If school is cancelled due to weather conditions, child care will also be cancelled.  Echo Hill Elementary Site – please contact YMCA Child Care Director, we will attempt to provide child care.
  • School Delays:  If school start is delayed, the Y will still provide child care at determined start time.  The YMCA reserves the right to close child care is the weather worsens.  Parents/Guardians will be notified via email of child care closings and pick-up times.

Sites and Phone Numbers:

  • Echo Hill Elementary/Marion:  (319) 775-1269
  • Truman Elementary:  (319) 775-1270
  • Van Buren Elementary:  (319) 775-1268
  • Stoney Point YMCA (where some elementary sites have been moved):  (319) 390-3488

 

LIGHTNING:

In the event of lightning, all pools will close for 30 minutes after the last bolt is sighted.

 

WEEKENDS:

Decisions regarding weekend programs and sports cancellations are made ASAP during inclement weather.  Please check the homepage of our website and Facebook page for updates.

 

BUILDING CLOSURES:

During inclement weather, the Y’s goal is to remain open.  However, safety is the primary concern.  Branches may open later and/or close early due to weather conditions.

 

HOW TO GET UPDATES

  • Visit our website homepage www.crmetroymca.org
  • Like the Y’s Facebook and Instagram pages @crmetroymca
  • Download the YMCA’s mobile app and receive real-time notifications:  https://apps.daxko.com/0ibuPBV9HU
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