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What to Expect

Indoor Strength & Cardio

  • Individual wellness hours for Indoor Cardio and Strength Equipment usage are reservation-free (walk-up only), and must occur during a scheduled Individual wellness hours are 60-min in length, and end at the end of the posted timeframe.
  • The pool is closed due to County mandate.
  • Group Exercise classes are held outdoors, and advanced reservations are recommended.
  • Straps, yoga mats and other porous equipment is not available.
  • No reservations are required for indoor cardio and strength equipment.
  • You are permitted to use more than 1 piece of cardio or strength equipment during your visit.  All equipment must be cleaned before and after use.
  • Locker rooms, including showers are will not be available for use outside of restrooms and sinks.
  • Adults 18+ years old only.
  • Please maintain 12 ft of physical distance from people exercising at all times.
  • Indoor offerings including 4 treadmills, squat rack, lat pull down, assisted pull-up, dual cable cross, back extension, hamstring stretch, stretch trainer and additional rower
  • Maximum capacity for indoor wellness is 45 members.

Outdoor Group Exercise

  • Adults 18+ only.
  • Available to active YMCA of San Francisco members only.
  • Registration is required for all classes.
  • Please limit your reservations to one activity per day to ensure equitable access for all members.
  • Click here for Presidio's schedule.

The safety and wellbeing of our members and staff are at the forefront of our planning. We have new protocols in place that you should know about before arriving for your visit to this branch.



Youth Guidelines

Y-Kids/Child Watch is currently unavailable. This webpage will reflect when Y-Kids/Child Watch becomes available. 

Youth must wear a face covering.

We ask that parent/guardians and their youth read and follow the guidelines below:


  • Are not permitted in YMCA facilities unless registered for a specific supervised Youth Program.


  • Must use the same area of the facility as their parent/guardian, and 
    • May use the only the following fitness equipment, and only when accompanied by their parent/guardian: 
    • Cardio: Stationary Bicycle, Treadmill, Handcrank 
    • Strength: Cable Machines, Leg Press, Seated Row 
    • Free Weights: Only when supervised by a YMCA Personal Trainer 
    • May attend Group Exercise Classes that do not require equipment, and only when accompanied by their parent/guardian*
    • Must reserve their own space in a Group Exercise Class at the same time as their parent/guardian*  


Note: Youth aged 13 and older may have a Teen membership on their own, requiring a parent/guardian signature upon activation. Parent/guardians do not need to be in the facility at the same time as Teen members.

  • May use  the following fitness equipment: 
    • Cardio: Bike, Treadmill, Hand Crank, AMT, Elliptical, Rowing Machine 
    • Strength: Cable Machine, All strength machines 
    • Free weights: With a personal trainer or after a specific free-weight orientation 
    • May attend all Group Exercise Classes, unless otherwise specified on the Class Description
    • Must reserve their space in their Group Exercise class


  • May use all fitness equipment 
  • May attend all Group Exercise Classes, unless otherwise specified on the Class Description 
  • Must reserve their own space in a Group Exercise Class