We have missed you!

Your Heart of the Valley YMCA family is excited to welcome our Members back. Please review our updated information below. Face masks are required when entering and exiting Y facilities and while in public areas for everyone over age 2. Branch hours and available amenities have changed for the time being. You will need to use our reservations system if you are planning to take a group exercise class or use some areas of the building with limited capacity. Please note: Reservations for the Fitness Centers and Child Watch are no longer required.

NOTE: If your membership is currently on hold, please use the link below to submit a hold release form or call your branch to have it removed prior to making a reservation. We look forward to seeing you!

Branch hours

Hogan Family YMCA, Madison
Monday-Friday 5 am - 9 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 6 pm
Sunday Noon - 5 pm

Southeast Family YMCA, Huntsville
Monday-Friday 5 am - 9 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday Noon - 5 pm

Downtown Express YMCA, Huntsville
Monday-Friday 5 am - 7 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday Noon - 4 pm

What Should I Bring to the Y?

  • Face Mask (required by order of Madison County Health Dept)
  • Workout Towel
  • Full Water Bottle (water fountains are unavailable)
  • Mat for mat-based group exercise classes

Who Should Stay at Home?

  • Family members who are not working out
  • Myself if I'm sick

What Branch Amenities Are Available?

  • Fitness Centers
  • Weight Areas
  • Group Exercise Classes by reservation
  • Locker Rooms, Showers, & Lockers
  • Basketball Gym
  • Walking Tracks
  • Lap Swimming
  • Racquetball courts are open to family play.
  • Personal Training
  • Out of School Day Camp
  • Child Watch
  • Nationwide Members allowed
  • At the Hogan Family YMCA:
    • The Workshop (only for one-on-one personal training)
  • Virtual Group Exercise. Although classes are available in branch with limited capacity for in-person participation, you can tune in to live streaming group exercise led by your favorite branch instructors at our Facebook pages. You do not have to join Facebook to view them.

What Branch Amenities Are Closed?

  • Saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools are unavailable per state mandate.
  • At the Hogan Family YMCA:
    • Climbing Tree
    • Well-Blended Juice Bar
    • The Workshop (except for one-on-one personal training)
  • Guests and visitors will not be permitted access at this time.
  • Towel service at the Downtown Express YMCA is discontinued at this time.
  • Coffee service
  • Water fountains/bottle filling stations
  • Group sitting areas
  • Vending machines

Let's Work Together to Keep Each Other Safe & Healthy


Wipe Down Equipment

Use the materials provided to clean. Wipe equipment, weights, & mats before and after your workout.


Keep Extra Family Members at Home

Space inside our facilities is limited with no seating areas. Limited Child Watch is available by reservation.


Keep Your Distance

Respect all signs regarding social distancing. Stay at least six feet away from others wherever possible.


Expect Reduced Capacity

Plan your visit in advance and reserve your workout or group exercise time using the red buttons on this page.


Stay Home if You're Sick

Stay home if you have a fever, shortness of breath or other symptoms. Vulnerable populations should exercise caution.


Wear a Mask

Masks are required at the YMCA when inside our buildings. Exceptions include during workouts and while showering.

Back to Top