Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Facility Closure FAQs

We realize many of you may have questions about the closure. While we will do our best to answer any questions you may have, we have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions for the shut down.

Q: When will the Cambridge Y open again?

A: **UPDATE 3/24** Per Governor Baker’s recent mandate, our facility will remain closed through Monday, April 6th. If the circumstances allow, we plan to re-open on Tuesday, April 7th at 12:00 p.m. Stay tuned for more updates!

Q: What about my membership/program fees?

A: Membership fees are still scheduled to draft on April 1st. Please see our statement regarding our decision HERE. Of course, if anyone is unable or unwilling to pay their membership dues on April 1st, we will gladly put your membership on hold for however many months you request. Please email your request to We hope you are able to continue to supporting us through these unprecedented times. Program sessions such as Personal Training, Swimming, and Rock Steady Boxing will be honored when our facility re-opens.

Q: What is the Cambridge Y doing during the closure?

A: Here are some of the thing we will be doing:

  • We will be having a cleaning crew coming in to deep clean the facility. This will include all areas of our facility, including locker rooms, workout areas, studios, etc.
  • We will be offering options for members to virtually access workout classes from their homes, such as the Y360 YouTube Channel and other offerings that can all be found HERE
  • We are deepening relationships with our Preschool and After School students remotely through virtual learning activities, keeping our kids connected and engaged even from afar.
  • Offering you updates as to the status of our facility. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or visit us here for all updates.

Q: Have any Cambridge Y members or staff tested positive for COVID-19?

A: No. At this time, we are not aware of any staff, members, or participants who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Q: I was in the Cambridge Y recently, should I be concerned?

A: We all need to be aware of the potential spread of the virus and monitor ourselves and loved ones for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you or a loved one develop these symptoms, please stay home and speak to your health care provider. For more information go to the CDC information page on COVID-19 to learn “What You Need To Know” and “What To Do If You Are Sick”.