YMCA of Hobart - Coronavirus Updates

Update December 2020 – Glenorchy YMCA

YMCA Glenorchy (and Y-Fitness) remains closed pending a future redevelopment of the site. We look forward to what the future holds at this location. Keep up to date with future updates by checking the page https://hobart.ymca.org.au/project-y/


Announcement 30th November 2020 – Clarence Aquatic Centre

We have recently updated some details at Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA.  These include increases lane capacity to (8) for public lanes, the return of ‘all’ levels of Swim School and the welcome return of Recreational Play from the 5th of December.  For more details please visit our centre page…

Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA

Announcement 1st September 2020 – Barossa Park Wellness Centre

Please see the link below to an Important announcement from the president of the YMCA of Hobart with regards to the Barossa Park Wellness Center.

Barossa Park Announcement

Update 20th August 2020 – Barossa Park Wellness Centre

Please follow the link below to view the latest announcement from the President of the YMCA of Hobart regarding the Barossa Park YMCA Wellness Centre and Glenorchy Pool.

Barossa Park Announcement

Update 5th June 2020 – Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA

We are pleased to announce the reopening of Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA on the 15th June (limited sessions for lap swimming only);

As our team work towards the opening date, more details will follow regarding the COVID Safe modified procedures and online bookings method for swimmers.

Online casual swim bookings will soon be made available *Memberships will remain on hold until, further notice*

We a thrilled to be opening and really look forward to seeing you all over the coming weeks.


Update 25th May 2020 – Rosny Golf YMCA

We are pleased to announce the following changes at Rosny Park Golf as of Wednesday the 27th of May;

  • Golf Shop will reopen to the public with a limit of 4 people at once
  • Tee times will be every 10 minute (formally 15 minutes)

**We will also resume club competitions from the 15th of June**

For more information on Rosny Golf, please visit https://hobart.ymca.org.au/golf/

Update 19th May 2020 – Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA

We are currently working on a reopening plan for Clarence Aquatic Centre.

Although we are not able to provide a reopen date as yet, we are working through the many regulations and requirements to prepare our centre and staff for safe operations.

We have a lot planning and preparation ahead of us but we are excited to be working towards opening our doors again.

We will provide further information as soon as it becomes available and provide regular updates about our progress.

 Update 8th May 2020 – Premier’s Announcement

The YMCA welcomes the Prime Minister’s and Premier’s announcement on Friday 8th of May about the three step plan for the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.

While we wait to receive further information regarding the specifics of the plan, we are working to understand what this staged approach will mean in terms of when out indoor centres will be able to reopen and how we can deliver programs and services to provide a COVID-19 safe environment.

Please bookmark this page and refer back as more information will soon be available.

Update 5th May 2020 – Rosny Park Golf Re-opening

Rosny Park Public Golf Course will be re-opening Wednesday 6 May 2020 with strict social distancing measures, to ensure compliance with State Government directions.
We understand the enormous benefit exercise has for our local community and understand the impact the closure of sporting grounds, centres and exercise places currently closed due to COVID-19. We are constantly looking for ways people can stay healthy in body and mind while ensuring safety of our members and guests.

We believe that if players follow safety messages and strictly adhere to the the additional measures announced by Golf Australia, social golf can be enjoyed in a safe way for people to maintain their health and wellness.
Bookings for Wednesday 6 May 2020 – please contact us via Facebook Messenger if you’d like to book today for a tee time tomorrow. From 9am tomorrow morning (Wednesday 6 May 2020), you’ll be able to book by calling the office on (03) 6244 1297.

We thank you for your continued support of Rosny Golf and Y and look forward to seeing you back at the Course.  For more details, please see Rosny Golf – Home Page


Update 27th March 2020 – YMCA Indoor Centre Closures

Frequently Asked Questions

All YMCA indoor facilities were closed to the public at the end of day on March 18th, 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. It happened fast and we’ve been working out the best possible way to respond to it and keep our customers informed.

Please have a look through the FAQs to see if we can answer your question. If not, please email us hobart@ymca.org.au and we will get back to you as soon as we can. If you email us, please expect delays but we will do our best to respond as quickly as we can.

For now, all of our phone lines are diverted to an answering service. Please reach out to us via email.

Swim School Enrolments

All Swim School enrolments have been suspended.  There will be no further direct debits until we are given the ‘all clear’ and have made contact with you to get your approval to restart.

Credits will be automatically placed on to your YMCA account for students who missed a lesson between Thursday 19th of March through to Sunday the 22nd March

Indoor Centre Memberships

All indoor centre memberships have automatically been suspended.

  • This applies to you if you are member of Y-Fitness, Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA or Barossa Park YMCA Wellness Centre
  • Direct Debit members: There will be no further amounts debited from your bank accounts until we are given the ‘all clear’ and we have made contact with you to get your approval to re-start.
  • Term members have also had their memberships suspended and will have the expiry of their membership automatically extended by the length of the shutdown. We will also add an extra month to your membership to thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Visit Pass Holders

Visit Pass expiry dates will have an extra 12 months + 5 bonus visits free added for when we reopen.

Rosny Park Public Golf Course

Rosny Park Public Golf Course is still open and operating under the strictest social distancing precautions.

  • All Memberships are still active and will be debited as per the normal schedule.
  •  If the situation changes in-between your direct debits, your next membership direct debit will automatically be suspended and there will be no further charges.
  • Currently Golf Course Visit Passes are valid and can still be used.

We are taking every precaution to make sure the golf facilities are safe to use and social distancing principles apply. More details are available on the Rosny Park Golf information page https://hobart.ymca.org.au/golf/

As the YMCA is a self-funded community non-profit we are sincerely grateful for your continued support throughout this difficult time and look forward to seeing you back at our centres, once we reopen

18th March 2020 – YMCA Indoor Centre Closures –

The YMCA of Hobart has made a decision to temporarily close our indoor public facilities as of this afternoon. This includes Barossa Park YMCA Wellness Centre, Clarence Aquatic Centre and YMCA Glenorchy.

All fitness memberships, swim school and squad memberships and visit passes will be suspended as of this afternoon.  Terms memberships will be extended for the same period as the closure.  Any payments made for future services will be held in credit.

We recognize the importance of our communities being healthy, happy and connected – even more so during this time.  We are currently working around the clock to develop ways in which we can make our programs and services available to the public to maintain social distancing, but not social isolation.

As the YMCA is a self-funded community nonprofit we thank you all for your continued support throughout this difficult time and look forward to seeing you back at our centres, once we reopen.

If you have any questions please reach out to us on email hobart@ymca.org.au or Facebook messenger.  We will get back to you as soon as we can but please expect some delays.

We will review our centre closures on a weekly basis and report back to you with a weekly update on Facebook and our this webpage.

For additional news, advice and resources on the Coronavirus, please visit the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services website at…




The YMCA of Hobart acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of lutruwita, Tasmania. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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