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Uptown Beckley Facility
Our three-level facility, located in the heart of Uptown Beckley, has served Southern West Virginia for over three decades. People from all walks of life visit the YMCA of Southern West Virginia everyday. On this page you will find information that will help you when you visit.
HOURS OF OPERATION
October 1 through April 30
Monday-Friday: 5:00am - 10:00pm*
Saturday: 8:00am - 7:00pm*
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm*
May 1 through September 30
Monday-Friday: 5:00am - 9:00pm*
Saturday: 8:00am - 7:00pm*
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm*
* The Indoor Pool closes 15 minutes earlier than the facility.
The YMCA of Southern West Virginia closes at 2:00pm on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
The Y is closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Each year, the YMCA of Southern West Virginia closes the facility in August for our annual maintenance & cleaning week.
Convenient parking is available for free in the lot across from the facility on Main Street next to the YMCA Happy Kids Preschool Playground and behind the facility on Prince Street. Metered and city lot parking nearby may be used for free after 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. Handicap parking is available in front of the facility in the semi-circle, along Main Street, and behind the facility as marked.
ACCESSING THE FACILITY WITH YOUR KEY TAG
Membership key tags are required to access the facility. Your key tag helps verify your identification and membership status. Please swipe your membership key tag at the Welcome Center Desk, allow our Y Staff to verify your status and then enter. As a member, you are responsible for making sure your key tag remains in good working order. There is a $3 fee to replace worn out, lost or stolen membership key tags.
ACCESS FOR HANDICAP & SENIOR MEMBERS
The YMCA facility has top floor access through the main entrance and bottom floor access through the double glass doors located in the back of the facility during regular hours of operation. Your membership key tag is required to gain access, so be sure to bring it with you each time you visit. Should you have trouble gaining access through the double glass doors, please call the Y (304 252 0715) so a staff member can help you.
Male & Female Adult Dressing Rooms
Located on the middle floor of the facility, these areas are for YMCA adult members and include daily use lockers, showers and bathrooms as well as a steam room, sauna and whirlpool. Your membership key tag is required to gain access. Youth members are not permitted in these dressing rooms.
Male & Female Family and Youth Dressing Rooms
Located on the bottom floor of the facility, these areas are for families with little ones to change and youth members and include daily use lockers, showers and bathrooms.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
Snack and drink machines are available throughout the facility. Snack areas are available in the Member Lounge and the bottom floor lobby. No food or drinks are permitted anywhere else in the facility, except a water bottle.
Lockers located inside the dressing rooms are for daily use only. When you come to the Y, you may bring your things from home along with your own lock, select a locker and store your things during your visit. When you are finished for the day, remove your belongings and lock from the locker. Any belongings and locks left on lockers at the end of the day will be removed and all items will be donated to the Salvation Army.
From a hot cup of coffee in the morning to a place where friends meet throughout the day, the Member Lounge located on the top floor is the main hub of the building for socializing.
To ensure the safety of our members and guests, the possession or use of alcohol, drugs, firearms or weapons of any kind in Y facilities or on Y properties is strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy will result in the loss of membership privileges.
We encourage all of our members to make your comments and concerns known. Comment cards are available at the Welcome Center. We pledge to acknowledge each comment and respond appropriately.
The YMCA of Southern West Virginia and its properties are tobacco-free facilities.
VISUAL RECORDING DEVICES
Video recorders, cameras or any other visual recording devices are not permitted in the Y without permission from the CEO.
The Welcome Center is where all YMCA members enter! Swipe your membership card here and come on in. Our friendly and courteous Welcome Center Attendants are available to take care of your needs. Register for programs or get information on what’s happening at the Y.
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The generosity of others is at the core of the Y’s existence as a nonprofit. It is only through the support of our hundreds of thousands of volunteers and public and private donors that we are able to support and give back to the communities we engage.