Mask Policy Update

Members are asked to wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status.


Indoor Mask Mandate: Effective Monday, August 30th

An important update regarding COVID-19 policy

In accordance with Governor Pritzker's recent statewide mask mandate, effective Monday, August 30th, all Decatur Family YMCA members and guests over the age of two will be required to wear a mask in all indoor settings. This requirement is applicable to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

Face masks must be worn at all times throughout the facility including: entrance, hallways, lobby, gyms, locker rooms, on the pool deck and during low intensity activities.

Mask Mandate FAQs:

Do I need to wear a mask during group fitness classes?

A: Members participating in high intensity activities are not required to wear a mask if social distancing can be observed. Members participating in Silver Sneakers, Parkinson's on the Move, and yoga, which are considered low intensity activities, are required to wear a mask if health allows.

Do I need to wear a mask in the pool?

A: No. Masks must be worn on the pool deck but can be removed when entering the pool.

Do I need to wear a mask while walking on the track?

A: Yes. Masks must be worn during low intensity activities.

Will there be any capacity limits?

A: Yes. We will have capacity limits for our Goodheart locker room amenities: sauna (Limit 1), steam room (Limit 1), and hot tub (Limit 2).

If you have any questions regarding these new policies, please feel free to email

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