Covid-19 Policies and Procedures

Entering Facility

Cleaning & Disinfecting

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Fitness
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Covid-19 Policies and Procedures

For your safety and the safety of others, the  MIYJCC has put the following COVID rules and procedures in place.

As we welcome you in, help us keep the COVID-19 virus out! Failure or refusal to follow the rules, will result in you being asked to leave the building.

Entering Facility
  • All members must enter via the main doors of the building prior to participating in any programs, fitness, activities, or classes.
  • Members and guests over the age of two years, and staff, will be required to always wear masks indoors.
  • Social distancing is required. All members and guests must maintain at least 3 feet of physical distancing from other individuals – this does not pertain to people from your household. All members will be required to sanitize their hands as they enter the facility.
  • Membership cards will be scanned at the front desk. Many areas of our facility, including the Skeist-Hadar Fitness Center, the Joshua A. Sason Gymnasium, the fitness studios, and the spin room have been reconfigured for your safety.
  • For the safety of our staff, we have removed all side chairs from their offices and have affixed reminder signs by the entrances to their offices saying please do not enter. In most cases, staff can answer your questions from sitting at their desks while you remain at the door. This is our way of making sure you stay safe as well. If you have difficulty standing, please let us know and our staff will meet you in the lobby where you can maintain the appropriate distance.
Cleaning & Disinfecting
Our staff will be continuously sanitizing all frequently used and high-touch areas – doorknobs, light switches, etc. Even with our enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols, we highly recommend that you maintain your own personal hygiene by not touching your face, eyes, or nose. The building will receive an additional cleaning after all members have left for the evening.
  • Larger areas will be fogged with an Electrostatic Disinfectant blower.
  • Floors will be cleaned with disinfected daily.
  • Frequent contact surfaces will be disinfected multiple times per day.
  • Health and hygiene reminders have been prominently placed including reminders about hand washing, social distancing, and other guidelines.
  • Touchless hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the building.
  • No touch door openers have replaced the older manual touch buttons in the locker rooms
  • Installed MERV-13 filters and a special UV light treatment shown to kill viruses and other common pathogens in the HVAC systems

Edwin and Shirley Woldar Family Foundation Pool 

AQUATICS RULES

  • Everyone Swimming MUST HAVE a reservation.
  • Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance.
  • You may not enter the pool deck earlier than 5 minutes before your allotted swim time.
  • You will be assigned a lane when you check in.
  • 30-minute swim lanes will accommodate 1 swimmer per lane per session.
  • 50-minute swim lanes will accommodate 2 swimmers per lane per session.
    • When possible, members sharing lanes should enter from opposite ends of the pool. If that is not possible, please maintain social distancing.
    • Only one person can stay at the end of the lane at any given time.
    • Each member will split the lane, leaving the black line on the bottom of the pool between them.
  • All benches will be needed for the next swim session. When you are done swimming, you will need to take your belongings from your bench and exit the pool area. You may change in the changing room or in the locker room. The locker rooms are available and equipped with Merv 13 filters and a special UV light treatment shown to kill viruses and other common pathogens in the HVAC systems.
  • Masks must always worn outside the pool as well as the locker room.
  • All pool swimming aides, such as swim boards, flippers, barbells, and other devices will not be provided at this time. You are welcome to bring your own and are asked not to share with anyone outside your family.
  • Back-to-back swim times will not be permitted.
  • Only ONE swim time allowed per day.
  • Please cancel your swim reservation at least 2 hours prior to your scheduled time so that we can move someone off the waitlist. Please make sure you follow all prompts and receive your cancellation confirmation.
  • If you do not cancel your reservation and are a “no show”, you will get a warning. After 2 “no shows” you will be blocked from the booking system for 3 days. After 3 “no shows” you will be blocked from the booking system for one week.
Fitness Center
Skeist-Hadar Fitness Center
  • Fitness equipment has been arranged to optimize equipment use and safety.
  • In accordance with Govenor’s order, masks must always worn inside the Fitness Center. No bandanas, buffs or gators are allowed to be worn inside the Fitness Center
  • Reservations must be made through our My J App to reserve a 60 minute timeslot to workout. Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance and up until 30 minutes before the timeslot. Please note: Only reservations for up to the following 3 days will be visible on the App.
  • Partitions have been placed between each cardio piece of equipment to allow for proper social distancing and to mitigate the spread of germs and exposure.
  • Members will be required to wipe off all equipment they touch with sanitizing spray & paper towels provided before and after their workout.
  • Dedicated cleaning staff will be working in the Fitness Center at all times.
  • The locker rooms are available and equipped with Merv 13 filters and a special UV light treatment shown to kill viruses and other common pathogens in the HVAC systems.
FlexFit Group Exercise Classes
  • In accordance with Govenor’s order, masks must always worn. No bandanas, buffs or gators are allowed to be worn inside the Fitness Center
  • Group exercise rooms will have social distancing markers on the floor to indicate where each class member should stand.
  • Reservations must be made through our “My J” App for group exercise classes as there is a maximum of 20 participants per class. Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance and up until 30 minutes before the timeslot. Please note: Only reservations for up to the following 3 days will be visible on the App.
  • You must bring your own mat.

In Studio Group Fitness Rules and Guidelines

  • All members check-in at front desk prior to entering the studio. Temperature will be taken and Covid form confirmed. Once confirmed member will receive a number that will then be brought to the instructor leading class. *Note: spots cannot be reserved before check-in or saved for anyone else.
  • Enter the studio through the door designated for “entrance” and exit the studio through the door designated for “exit”.
  • Masks must be worn properly at all times in the studio before, during and after the workout until exiting the building.
  • Stay in your designated area maintaining a safe distance from the people surrounding you.
  • At the end of class place all equipment on designated mats to be sanitized and put away by the instructor.
Under the Tent Group Fitness Rules and Guidelines
  • All members must go into the building to check-in prior to entering the tent. Temperature will be taken and covid form confirmed. Once confirmed member will receive a number that will then be brought to the instructor leading class. *Note: spots cannot be reserved before check-in or saved for anyone else.
  • Masks must be worn at all times under the tent when moving around outside of your designated area. This includes entering or exiting the tent, getting or putting away equipment. Once you are in your designated space you may take your mask off for the workout.
  • Stay in your designated area maintaining a safe distance from the people surrounding you.
  • At the end of class place all equipment in designated crates to be sanitized and put away by the instructor.
Joshua A. Sason Gymnasium

Basketball & Pickleball

  • In accordance with Govenor’s order, masks must always worn. No bandanas, buffs or gators are allowed to be worn inside the Fitness Center
  • PIckleball classes, private lessons and open play must register through our online registration.
  • Basketball in the Joshua A. Sason Gymnasium may be reserved in 60-minute timeslots. You may reserve time in our “My J” App for play in one-hour increments. Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance and up until 30 minutes before the timeslot. Only reservations for up to the following 3 days will be visible on the App.
  • Members must bring their own basketballs.

Department Safety and Operation Plans

Mid-Island Day Camp

Early Childhood Center & Second Home Daycare

Fitness Center

Adler Center For Special Needs