Sioux Falls Family YMCA

Member Code of Conduct

The Y is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all members and guests. To promote safety and comfort for everyone, all individuals are asked to act appropriately while exhibiting the character values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty, at all times. A member, participant, or guest who is in violation of the Code of Conduct could be subject to consequences including removal from a program and/or termination of membership or program privileges.


  • Appropriate attire must be worn at all times.
  • No angry or vulgar language, including swearing, name-calling or shouting.
  • Refrain from sexually explicit conversation, demonstration of sexual activity or sexual contact with another person.
  • Loitering is not permitted in or outside YMCA facilities or programs.
  • Smoking, e-cigarette and tobacco use are not permitted in or outside YMCA facilities, YMCA property or YMCA program sites. YMCA grounds and facilities are smoke, e-cigarette and tobacco free environments.


  • You may not carry or conceal any devices or objects that may be used as weapons.
  • Using, possessing or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol on YMCA property, in YMCA vehicles, or at YMCA sponsored programs is prohibited.
  • For your safety and security, all members and guests must check-in with their membership card/photo ID at the Welcome Desk and also identify themselves when asked by YMCA staff.


  • Physical contact with another person in any angry or threatening way, harassment or intimidation by words, gestures, body language or any menacing behavior is not permitted.


  • Theft or behavior that results in the destruction of property, will not be tolerated.