STAY UP TO DATE ON FACILITY CLOSURE UPDATES

To make communications regarding weather cancellations or closures most efficient, there are three options to receive updates: 

1. Mobile Push 

Receive instant updates on facility closures or scheduling changes by downloading our mobile app. Search Greenwich YMCA in your phone’s app store. Push notifications must be enabled. 

2. Text Alerts

Sign up for text alerts. Click here for instructions.

3. Social Media

Visit the Greenwich YMCA’s social media pages for updates. Search Greenwich YMCA on Instagram or Facebook.

4. Check this page

This page on our website will have the latest inclement weather and facility closure updates.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICIES

For the safety of our members and staff, the YMCA of Greenwich may close the facility due to inclement weather. Members may access information regarding closures and delays by:

  • Calling 203.869.1630
  • Checking the YMCA’s website and social media accounts: greenwichymca.org/alerts, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Check with local announcing stations -1490 AM WGCH (radio) and News 12 CT (television).
  • In the event of wind, thunder and lightning storms: the CEO and Aquatics staff will determine any cancellations and will notify families accordingly via email. 
  • If Greenwich Public Schools are closed: All Youth Classes are canceled. All adult programs will run based on the availability of instructors.
  • If Greenwich Public Schools have a 1 hour delay: All Youth Classes scheduled to start before 9:45 am are canceled. All classes after 9:45 am will run. All adult programs run based on the availability of instructors.
  • If Greenwich Public Schools have a 2 hour delay: All Youth Classes scheduled to start before 10:45 am are canceled. All classes after 10:45 am will run. All adult programs run based on the availability of instructor.
  • If Greenwich Public Schools have an early dismissal: All programs run based on the availability of instructors and at the discretion of the YMCA.  Please call or check the website.

 

When the weather is predicted to be bad (heavy rain, ice, snow, etc.) the YMCA Management will follow the below protocol for notifying Members of scheduling changes.

  1. We will decide at 10PM the night before expected inclement weather, to open at  At that time, an e-blast will be sent to all Members (those who have not unsubscribed) and will be posted to social media.
  2. The next day, between 5AM and 6AM, Y Management will contact the company in charge of salting and plowing to get a read on site accessibility as well as road conditions.
  3. Based on that input, at 6AM the decision will be made by Y Management to:
    1. Maintain the 7AM opening,
    2. Extend the delay, or
    3. Close for the day

* Another e-blast will be sent for alternatives 2 & 3.

* We will still follow standard procedure as it relates to the closing/ delays of Greenwich Public Schools and our programming.