Palestine YMCA 24/7 Access Membership Policies

Monthly Fee for 24 Hour (24/7) Access

24 Hour access to the Palestine YMCA is an additional service outside of normalmembership rates. 24/7 access includes a $5.00 monthly fee per adult membersigned up, to be drafted or paid with your monthly membership. There is a $10charge for replacement of any lost key fobs.

Key Fobs and Membership Cards

Everyone wanting 24/7 access will be required to have their own Key Fob for entryinto the YMCA during non-business hours. We ask that all members scan both their Key Fob when entering and scan their membership card at the access window. The scanner will be placed visible with easy access.


Zero Tolerance Policy

With the addition of 24 hour access, the Palestine YMCA is adapting a Zero Tolerance Policy. If you are caught not abiding by the following YMCA Policies, your membership privileges will be revoked and no refunds will be given, and a fee of $50 will be assessed to your account. These policies are in place for everyone’s safety and enjoyment of the Palestine YMCA at all hours of the day. If you have questions about the following policies, please contact Cindy Piersol, CEO, at 903-729-3139 ext 224 or



As a member with 24-hour access, you may use the Palestine YMCA at any time. The building will be staffed at the following times:
Monday (5:00am – 10:00pm)

Tuesday (5:00am – 10:00pm)

Wednesday (5:00am – 10:00pm)

Thursday (5:00am – 10:00pm)

Friday (5:00am – 8:00pm)

Saturday (8:00am – 5:00pm)

Sunday (Closed)

After YMCA Staff members leave in the evening, there will be no YMCA Staff on hand to monitor the Palestine YMCA, except occasional cleaning staff.


Guests and Minors Policy

Guests are only allowed in the building during regular business hours when a YMCA Staff member is on duty. NO guests are allowed outside the times listed above. If you are caught bringing guests in the building after regular business hours you will lose your membership privileges and no refunds will be given.

Age Requirements

24-Hour access will only be granted to those who are ages 18 and older. Members violating this policy will lose membership privileges and no refunds will be given.


Locker Rooms

Lockers Rooms will be accessible during non-business hours unless this privilege is abused. PLEASE help us be good stewards of our facility.


Unavailable Areas

After YMCA Staff leaves the building, the following rooms will be unavailable (due to insurance reasons):
* Group Exercise Room

* Climbing Wall

* Multipurpose Room

* Racquetball Court 1

* Basketball Gym

* Child Watch

Safety and Security

The YMCA has installed a 24-hour video recording system for security purposes. It will be reviewed on a daily basis to address any security concerns and monitor who is entering the building. Please note that this system will not protect you from harm in or on the building premises. Please use caution when entering and leaving the building. A telephone has been placed for easy access in the Weight Room in case of emergency. The Y’s address and emergency phone numbers are posted near the phone for easy access. In the event of an emergency, immediately dial 911. The Palestine Fire and Police Departments will be able to access the building during non-business hours.