Fitness Center

 Fitness Center| Use of the fitness center is included with Membership.
  Helen Williams – Health & Wellness Director.


Monday-Thursday: 5:30am – 9:00pm
Fridays: 5:30am -6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am – 4:00pm



 Join us in our newly renovated fitness center, where you will find:

  • Free Weights
  • a Life Fitness Circuit



Fitness Center Policies

The following policies regarding the use of the fitness center are geared towards keeping everyone safe and ensuring a clean, accessible, and healthy atmosphere for all members and guests.

Youth use of Fitness Center

Children ages 12 -13: may use the fitness center under the direct adult supervision

Children ages 14 and up:  may use the fitness center independently.
The Skaneateles Y offers member equipment orientations and  suggests that
children and adults unfamiliar with our facility or equipment schedule an orientation
with our wellness staff.

Group exercises classes are offered for ages 16+ or 12-15 with adult (18+) supervision.

Conduct and Etiquette

Respect the rights of others by using courteous and appropriate behavior. Profanity is not allowed.

Cardio Time Limit

During busy times or when people are waiting, please limit the use of the cardio equipment to 30 minutes.

Rack Your Weights

As a courtesy, when using free weights (or other movable equipment) please return them to their proper place at the end of your workout,
making sure to strip bars and return plates to storage racks.


Wipe down equipment

Members must wipe down equipment with paper towels when finished.  Cleaning spray and paper towels are provided.

Report Equipment Malfunctions & Injuries

Fitness center participants should report all equipment malfunctions, personal injuries and specific concerns immediately to the staff.

Circuits and Lingering on Equipment

If you intend to perform more than one set of repetitions on a machine, please allow others to work in between your sets.  Be careful not to interfere with another’s workout by lingering too long on any one piece of equipment.



Closed water bottles are allowed.  No food or gum permitted in any fitness area.


Fitness Center Orientations

It is highly recommended that all members participate in an Equipment Orientation.  This is a FREE benefit included in your membership.

Personal Trainers

The YMCA offers Personal Training for our facility members and guests.  USE OF NON-YMCA PERSONAL TRAINERS IS PROHIBITED WITHIN OUR FACILITIES.