Coronavirus Response Updates

We encourage you to follow the WHO and the CDC guidelines.

June 22, 2020

The Pool is OPEN!

The Newport County YMCA is pleased to announce that our pool will be reopening on Tuesday June 23rd for members to access. Like our facility’s reopening, all members and staff will be required to follow new guidelines and regulations put in place by the Rhode Island Department of Health.

June 2, 2020

Reopening Roadmap: Step One

Newport County YMCA facilities, programs, and services will reopen/resume in three steps, following assumptions for operations as they relate to the global coronavirus pandemic and its local implications on public health. Meeting health and community needs will be balanced and focused on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

June 2, 2020

Phase One: Frequently Asked Questions

June 1, 2020

Preparing To Reopen

Earlier this week, our Governor announced the details of her phase plan to reopen Rhode Island. With that news, Newport Y will be opening Thursday, June 4, 2020.

May 30, 2020


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April 5, 2020

Our Newport County YMCA leadership team remains in constant contact with state and local agencies, and we will continue to communicate with our Y Members in a timely and transparent manner.

March 29, 2020

Per Governor Raimondo’s announcements yesterday the Y will remain closed until Monday, April 13th.

March 19, 2020

At the Y, we believe the desire to help others is human nature, and everyone has something of value to contribute to the greater good. We serve as a catalyst for positive change in communities, bringing people together and providing opportunities to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others and their own lives.

March 17, 2020

We are proud that during normal, day to day life, the Y is a place for families and friends to come together for health, wellness, moral support, laughter, learning, and an overall feeling of belonging.

March 16, 2020

The Newport County YMCA along with the other YMCA’s in RI will be temporarily closed until Sunday, March 29,2020.

March 13, 2020

Please understand that all information is subject to change based on recommendations from the state and local Health Departments.

March 12, 2020

We want you to know that your health and safety is our priority, too, which is why we remain committed to keeping our doors open while we continue to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19).