The age guidelines below will help to ensure you and your family’s safety while having fun at the Y!  

CHILDREN, AGE OF 7 & UNDER
Must always be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian unless enrolled in a staff-supervised program or activity. 
 
CHILDREN, AGES 8-13
Must always be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian unless enrolled in a staff-supervised program or activity during the following days and times.
Monday - Friday     5  - 11 a.m. 
Monday - Friday     9 -10 p.m.
Saturday                6:45 - 9 .a.m.

TEENS, AGES 14 & OVER
Teens ages 14 and older may use the Sewickley Valley YMCA during all regularly scheduled hours and may participate in aquatic exercise classes and lap swimming.

HEALTH & WELLNESS 
CARDIOVASCULAR EQUIPMENT
Youth ages 10 - 13 may use the cardiovascular equipment in the Wellness Center with a participating parent upon completion of the parent/child cardiovascular orientation.

GROUP EXERCISE
Teens ages 13 - 15 may attend fitness classes with a parent.  Teens ages 16 and older may attend group exercise classes.

STRENGTH TRAINING
Teens 14 and over are permitted to use weight training.

AQUATICS
FAMILY SWIM RESERVATIONS
Reservations for family swim are required. A maximum of three families may swim during each one-hour reservation.   
Reservations for family swim in the warm water pool are for family members only and can be made up to three days in advance.  A parent must accompany kids in the water.  Members who are hold may not make reservations. 

YOUTH LAP SWIM
Reservations for youth lap swim are for members ages 8-13 and may be made up to four days in advance, opening at 9 p.m.  
Two children ages 8-13 who live in the same household may share a lane; only one reservation is needed.  The parent may also share the lane. 
Youth age 6-7 may reserve a lap lane if a parent is in the water with the child.
Lap lanes may be reserved for 50 minutes, with 10 minutes between for additional cleaning and transition time.