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We are thrilled to be reopening all three of the Kettle Moraine YMCA Branches on Tuesday, May 26 with regular business hours! As we prepare to welcome you back in a phased approach, please be assured that the health and safety of our Y members, staff, and community is our top priority.

Click here to watch our Welcome Back video.


Update Friday, July 31


Face Covering/Mask Policy (Updated 7/31/20)



Per Governor Evers’ Executive Order 82, declaring a public health emergency, and corresponding Emergency Order 1 requiring face coverings in the state of Wisconsin, the Kettle Moraine YMCA will begin requiring face coverings for individuals 5 and older inside our facilities beginning Saturday, August 1.


For detailed information on executive orders please click the link below.

Do I need to wear a face covering when I exercise?

Per the executive order it depends on where you are exercising. You do not need to wear a face covering if you are exercising in a private residence or outdoors. For example, you do not need to wear a mask if you are riding your bike on a trail. But you do need to wear a face covering if you are exercising indoors or in an enclosed space and other people are present, such as a gym, or studio.

Face coverings may be temporarily removed during the following situations:

·       When you are eating or drinking

·       When you are communicating with someone who is deaf or hard of hearing and you cannot communicate while wearing a mask.

·       While in pool/whirlpool

·       Working as a lifeguard or group fitness /swim instructor

·       While you are showering

·       While you are changing clothes

We understand that some people will not be wearing a mask in the facility due to some of the exemptions in the executive order and/or underlying conditions and we will respect the privacy of our members by not questioning them. I hope this helps you make a decision regarding continuing to exercise in a way that you feel is healthy.  

Update Wednesday, July 8

Please see the changes to the facility age use policies in the reopening guidelines below. Updates made this week are below in red. 

Update Thursday, June 11

We are so excited to be offering personal training and private swim lessons once again! Registration is now OPEN! We can't wait to safely work with you again to help you achieve your goals and stay safe in and around water. For information or to register, please contact:

West Washington/River Shores Branches:

Personal Training - Ashley Reynolds at or 262-247-1008
Private Swim Lessons - Vito Ward at or 262-247-1033

Feith Family Ozaukee Branch:

Personal Training - Kim Jans at or 262-235-9632
Private Swim Lessons - Sahara Adams at or 262-235-9633

Update Friday, June 5

We are excited to be offering indoor group fitness classes starting Monday, June 8th, at our Feith Family Ozaukee and West Washington Branches for Kettle Moraine YMCA members! Classes will start at our River Shores Branch and Cedarburg Off-Site on Monday, June 15th, and our website will be updated once we know more. Please remember to bring a towel and water bottle, along with a mat for yoga classes.

During our reopening phases, RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for indoor group fitness classes, including water exercise classes. This is a new procedure and is required until further notice. If you do not have access to online registration, please call the branch that is hosting the class that you wish to attend.

-Registration opens one week before the class begins and you can register up to the start of class time.
-Please limit registration to one indoor class per day.

For our group fitness class schedule and to register, please click here.

Update Friday, May 29

We are so excited to begin offering outdoor group fitness classes to our members starting Sunday, May 31st! We will continue to follow all guidelines and social distancing. At this time, we are focusing on classes that do not require equipment. Please note that members will need to bring their own mat for yoga classes. No prior registration is required, but you must be a Kettle Moraine YMCA member. 

We understand how important group fitness classes are to maintaining your health and are so excited to safely begin offering them again! We will continue to follow guidelines from the Washington Ozaukee Health Department and will update as things change. 

Please click here for our group fitness schedule and check back for updates. 

Update Thursday, May 21

We are excited to be opening on Tuesday, May 26th with our phase 1 reopening plans AND are thrilled to let you know that we are working on a strategy to offer group fitness classes at the Y. We understand the importance of maintaining your health-not only physically, but mentally as well and realize that group fitness classes may be a huge part of that. We are working closely with the Washington and Ozaukee Health department on details; thank you so much for your patience. We can’t wait to see you back at the Y.


The YMCA is dedicated to the health and safety of our members, staff and community. Therefore, we are following the guidelines given by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department Blueprint for reopening. Click here for more information for the Health Department's Blueprint.

Facility Rules: 

  • Facility use will only be for Kettle Moraine YMCA members, no day passes and guest passes will be available, and Nationwide Membership will not be honored.
  • Occupancy restrictions will be in place at all facilities.
  • Time will only be limited for lap swim to one hour per day. All other facility time restrictions have been removed. 
  • Free weights, cardio equipment, and working out for individuals ages 13 and above is available.*
  • *Our River Shores Branch will only be open to members ages 18 and up.
  • Members must maintain minimum of 6-foot distance at all times.
  • Direct service staff will be wearing personal protective equipment (masks).
  • There will be increased signage throughout the building to encourage social distancing.
  • Fans are not allowed to be used in work out spaces.
  • Members must clean equipment before and after use.
  • Locker rooms will be open with limited showers.
  • Saunas are closed.
  • Facility Age Use Policy
    • Wellness Center, Free Weight Center and Group Fitness Classes
      • Ages 13 and up
    • Open Gym
      • Youth ages 10 and up are allowed in the facility without a supervising individual.
      • Youth ages 9 and under must be accompanied by a supervising individual (16+) at all times.
  • Pool Age Use Policy
    • Lap Swim
      • Ages 13 and up
      • Time is limited to one hour per day.
    • Open Swim/Family Adventure Pool. 
      • Youth ages 10 and up are allowed in the pool without a supervising individual.
      • Youth ages 8-9 must be accompanied by a supervising individual (16+) who is on the pool deck and actively supervising the child.
      • Youth ages 7 and under must have a supervising individual (16+) in the water at all times actively supervising the child. If the child can pass a swim test the supervising individual does not need to be in the water but must be on the pool deck actively supervising the child.
      • Lifeguards reserve the right to require any individual to pass a swim test to use the deep end of the large pool.
      • The YMCA encourages use of lifejackets for all children, regardless of age, who cannot pass a swim test. Lifejackets are provided by the YMCA.
  • Pool Rules
    • West Washington
      • Large Pool will be open for lap swim with one swimmer per lap lane.
      • Whirlpools are open, 6-foot distancing is required.
      • Small Pool is open with limited availability.
      • Propulsion walking will be open with limited availability.
    • Feith Family Ozaukee
      • Pool will be open for lap swim with one swimmer per lap lane.
      • Whirlpools are open, 6-foot distancing is required.
    • Please check our weekly pool schedule on our website for details.

Unavailable Services:

  • No towel services, including shower towels and sweat towels. Please bring your own towels. 
  • Kit locker services will not be available.
  • Coffee will not be available.
  • Bubblers and water coolers are not available. Water bottle fillers are available. Please bring a water bottle.
  • Babysitting will not be available.


  • Summer 1 and Summer 2 sessions are canceled. The Kettle Moraine YMCA will be offering credit vouchers. They will be placed on your account at the YMCA. 
    • The Y is working on offering a modified outdoor youth baseball program. (Details will be posted through email, our website and social media ASAP.)
    • Dynamites Team gymnastics will be offered. Team members will be contacted.
  • Racquetball is open for both single and double play. Please bring your own equipment and check in at the Welcome Desk. Registration is not required.
  • Group Fitness Classes:
  • Personal Training will be offered.
  • Private swim lessons are available. 
  • School Age and Full Day Child Care will remain open.
  • Summer Day Camp will run in accordance with restrictions and guidelines. 


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We will continue to review these guidelines from the Washington and Ozaukee Health Department, CDC, and State of Wisconsin and communicate changes through email, our website and social media. We will also continue providing virtual resources for our members who are still sheltering at home. Click here for our virtual workout resources.


The support for the Y and our work in the community has been simply amazing. Thank you to all of our members, donors, and community for their continued support. If you have any questions regarding your membership, please contact our West Washington Welcome Desk at 262-334-3405 or our Feith Family Ozaukee Welcome Desk at 262-268-9622. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Y!