Per the permission of Responsible Restart Ohio Plan, the Jackson Area YMCA will be able to reopen to the public, starting this Tuesday, May 26. However, the reopening process will be done in phases and with restrictions.

Jackson Area YMCA CEO Tim Harvey released the following statement regarding the reopening plans:

“We at the Jackson Area YMCA understand how difficult it is going through the COVID-19 crisis and thank you for your patience! Your safety is our top priority! We will be reopening on the 26th of May.

“The Phase 1 Schedule is in the picture posted [online]. We will be rolling out the operational guidelines and program schedule on Wednesday (Zumba, Outdoor Yoga, Bootcamp with Karen, and Workout with Scott King).

“Phase 1 Schedule will tentatively run for 4 to 6 weeks. You must call the Y starting on the 22nd of May from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to choose a time slot for the 26th and beyond. We will accept no walk-ins during the 1st Phase.”

The Jackson Area YMCA, which has been closed since mid-March due to the state orders, is located at 594 E. Main St. in Jackson.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday thru Thursday: 8 to 9 a.m.; 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; 1 to 2 p.m.; 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; 4:45 to 5:45 p.m.; 6 to 7 p.m.; 7:05 to 8:05 p.m.

Friday: 8 to 9 a.m.; 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; 1 to 2 p.m.; 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; 4:45 to 5:45 p.m.

Saturday: 8 to 9 a.m.; 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.; 1 to 2 p.m.; 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12 to 1 p.m.; 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.