While members will not need to pay any additional fees to have access to the new hours, only members 18 years of age and older will be allowed in the facility after 10 p.m. Doors will be locked and staff will be on site in case of late-night emergencies.
“The hope with us going 24 hours is we’re going to serve as a pilot program for the YMCA of Greater Dayton to see how it goes, see what the demand is,” Lindeman said. “Is it something that our membership base wants? Is it something the community wants? Then we’ll look at the facilities in our association and decide what facilities would be best served to have this same option available in their communities.”
Amenities to be available during the new extended hours include the wellness center, the gymnasium, the indoor track and locker room. The pool will close according to its usual schedule.