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Rules & Regulations

Updated 4-17-24

Club Philosophy


I. Commitment to Health & Fitness

We consider it our mission to make a positive difference in the quality of life through physical fitness and sports conditioning. To this end, we endeavor to provide quality facilities, programs and instruction. We further strive to instill in those we serve an understanding of the value of physical fitness and sports conditioning to their lives.


In order to fulfill our mission, we pledge the following:

  • That we open our membership to persons of all races, creeds and places of origin

  • That we treat each member as though the success of our club depends on that individual alone

  • That we systematically upgrade our professional knowledge and keep abreast of new developments in our field

  • That we design our facilities and programs with the member’s safety in mind

  • That we continue to increase the value and benefits of our services and programs

  • That we deliver what we promise

  • That we agree to conduct our business in a manner which commands the respect of the public for our industry and for the goals toward which we strive


II. Service to the Members

We care for our members and the health and fitness industry. We honestly care about what our members have to say, and we say “yes” when we can. Our members’ concerns are our concerns. We take pride in serving them in a timely, accommodating, competent and consistent manner.


III. Club Environment

We believe in keeping YCRC clean, well-maintained, safe and attractive at all times. We pay an enormous amount of attention to detail. We know that doing the little things shows the members that we really care.


IV. Team Effort

We strive to operate at all times as a team. We have compassion for each other and seek to create a positive work experience for everyone.


​Hours of Operation

YCRC hours are currently:

Monday – Friday   5:00a.m.  -  10:00p.m.

Saturday & Sunday    7:00a.m.  -  8:00p.m.


Holiday hours and group exercise classes will be modified and will be posted prior to each holiday. Please see our website for these changes.


Please finish workouts and/or games 15 minutes prior to closing to allow for shower and checkout time.


Membership Termination


I. Voluntary Resignation

A member who is good standing and current in all obligations to YCRC may resign at any time by completing a Request for Cancellation at YCRC.  Cancellations must be received 30 days prior to termination. Resignations received after the first (1st) of the month will be effective at the end of the following month. The member will be responsible for all other charges for services and obligations to YCRC which are incurred on the member’s account up to the effective date of the termination of the membership. Non-usage of YCRC and/or non-payment of dues are not methods of termination of a membership by a member. If currently still in a 1 year agreement and has not me the exemption criteria must pay a $100 cancellation fee.


II. Involuntary Resignation

YCRC shall have the right, without cause, to revoke any membership at any time by giving written notice to the holder of the membership. The membership or any member who is sixty (60) days with debt due and unpaid with respect to the payment of the membership, may, at the sole option of the management, be terminated, in which case the member shall be responsible for the dues and charges through the date of termination.


Change of Address/Membership Status


Please notify the Membership or Member Services office of any changes in address, phone number or membership type so we may maintain accurate information. Any changes in membership status must be received no later than the 15th of the month previous to the month the change takes effect.




We encourage bringing someone to our facility! If your friend lives locally and has never visited our club, it would be our pleasure to host them so they can experience YCRC. Contact a Membership Advisor for further details. Day passes can be located on our website at Ask about our member referral perks as well!


Membership Cards/Key tags


Permanent membership cards/key tags are given to each member, 14 years and older, only upon completion of paperwork. Juniors are entitled to a key tag 1 month prior to their 14th birthday. You must present this key tag to the front desk receptionist or use it to check in each time you use the club. There will be a $5.00 fee to replace lost or damaged membership cards/key tags. Your membership key tag is your key to the enjoyment of YCRC facilities and programs and is non-transferable. Please help us maintain the integrity and exclusivity of your membership by having your card/key tag with you whenever you come to YCRC. YCRC is not responsible for cards/key tags left overnight.


Definition of Single, One Parent, Couple and Family Membership


Single membership:

(1) An individual, 14 year of age or older.*


One Parent Membership:

(1) One adult parent or legal guardian and all their dependents living in the same household 13 years or younger.*


Couple Membership:

(1) A husband and wife or two adults who are living in the same residence in a marital-type relationship.

(2) A single adult with one dependent between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age.*

(3) Two siblings living in the same residence between the ages of 14 and 22.*


Family Membership:

(1)  Husband and wife, or two adults living in the same residence in a marital-type relationship and all their dependents 22 years of age or younger living in the same household.*

(2) A single parent with 2 or more dependents between 14 and 22 years of age or younger.*


*Parents and legal guardians with members under the age of 18 must sign the Par Q, Waiver with Release of Liability, and Membership Agreement. Parents and legal guardians will also assume all financial responsibility. Parents and legal guardians with dependents 13 and under must stay with the dependent in the facility at all times.


Definition of Health Club and Full Club Membership


Health Club Membership: Health Club Membership includes access to cardio, free weights, weight machines, classes listed on the “Group Exercise Menu”, indoor heated lap pool, outdoor recreation pool and indoor & outdoor spa areas, daily locker and towel service. This membership does not include access to tennis or Rancho Cortez. (Indoor spa area is 18+ only)


Full Club Membership: Full Club Membership includes everything a Health Club Membership has plus access to tennis, pickle ball , basketball and our satellite site Rancho Cortez.  In addition, Full Club One Parent and Full Club Family memberships include 2 hours per day per child of child care while you are at the main facility on Jones Road.


Age Definitions


For purposes of club rules and regulations, the following are YCRC’s definitions:

Adult        18 years and older

Junior      14 – 17 years old

Child        13 years and younger


Guidelines for Children and Juniors


Members age 14-17 years old

  • Access to entire facility at YCRC as well as Rancho Cortez with the exception of the indoor Spa area at YCRC. ( Indoor spa consists of Jacuzzi, dry sauna, steam room and close plunge) Must be 18+ to use the indoor spa area.

  • Junior members may utilize their membership to YCRC and Rancho Cortez without an adult present as long as they have a signed health history form (par-q) on file with the membership office and they continue to follow the rules and regulations.

  • See Tennis Director for ball machine access.


Members age 11-13 years old

  • Access to classes on the Group Exercise Schedule when a parent attends the class with them and receives instructor permission

  • Access to basketball and tennis

  • Outdoor pool and Spa (May swim in outdoor pool with lifeguard on duty as long as parent is on the premises or anytime with adult supervision)

  • Indoor pool during Family Swim (Saturdays & Sundays 12-7:30pm) (must be directly supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.)

  • Rancho Cortez may be used with an adult 18 years or older

  • May be in the locker room if directly supervised by their parent. Family room is available at the main club.


Members age 0-12

  • Access to basketball, pickle ball and tennis

  • Outdoor pool and Spa (Members may swim in outdoor pool anytime with parent or legal guardian supervision. Please see “General Pool Rules”.

  •  Kidz Klub (Members 7-10 years)

  • Rancho Cortez  (must be directly supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times even if a lifeguard is present.)

  • Indoor pool during Family Swim (Saturdays & Sundays 12-7:30pm) (must be directly supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.)

  • Nursery (Members 4 weeks through 6 years)

  • May be in the same sex locker room if directly supervised by their parent. Family room is available at the main club.



Kidz Klub and Nursery


  • Kidz club/Nursery are for children 4 weeks – 12 years of age.

  • Children must be enrolled on a membership (along with a photo) and may only be checked in or out by their parent or legal guardian on the same membership.

  • Parents are required to be on the premises of YCRC at 825 Jones Road AT ALL TIMES while their children are in the Kidz Klub and/or nursery.

  • Reservations are required if your child will be using the nursery. Please call the front desk and make a reservation for your children at LEAST one hour before you arrive to use the Club.

  • 0–1-year babies are allowed to stay for 1 hour. Any child 1 year - 12 years old there is a 1.5-hour daily maximum.

  • Please do not bring sick children to the Kidz Klub or Nursery.

  • If your child brings a bottle or diapers, please make sure they are labeled.

  • If a potty accident happens, parents will be called to pick up their child if the child does not have a change of clothes.



​Courtesy Phone

A courtesy phone is available across from the front desk area for your convenience.

Courtesy phone usage should be kept to a minimum and is for local calls only.

Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools


  •  Children under 14 will be permitted to swim only under the direct supervision of a parent or legal guardian, regardless of the presence of a lifeguard or attendant. .

  • Children unable to stand in the pool or swim safely must be under the immediate supervision of their parent regardless of whether an attendant or lifeguard is on duty.

  • Attendants or Lifeguards will be on duty at Rancho Cortez during the summer months (Summer Schedule (approximate): Memorial Day through Labor Day; Noon – 9pm daily. Schedule subject to change each year and during summer.

  • The indoor lap pool is reserved for members 14 years and older. The indoor lap pool is maintained at 80-82 degrees F year-round.

  • Please shower before entering the pool or spa after using the steam room or sauna.


The following are prohibited:

  • Running on the pool deck.

  • Glass articles on the pool deck.

  • Inner-tubes, floating mattresses. (Approved pool toys:  diving toys, infant floating devices (under direct supervision), noodles, kickboards, beach balls, pull buoys, goggles/face masks.)

  • Dunking, pushing or rough-housing.

  • Articles of any kind to be thrown into the pool.

  • Hair pins or other metal objects.

  • Diving (Diving is only allowed at Rancho Cortez in the diving pool)

  • Wearing any clothing with frayed edges (i.e. cutoff shorts)


General Pool Rules: Main Club & Rancho Cortez


  • Main Club Pools are open year-round during normal club hours. All Pools and spas close 15 minutes prior to club closing time.

  • Rancho Cortez & Pools are open during summer months for Full Club Members:

Memorial Day through Labor Day, Noon – 9pm daily. Schedule subject to change,

  • Children under 14 years of age MUST be under supervision of a parent or legal guardian at ALL TIMES regardless of the presence of a lifeguard or attendant.

  • Children unable to swim safely MUST be accompanied in the water by a parent or legal guardian providing immediate and direct supervision regardless of the presence of a lifeguard or attendant.

  • Proper swimwear required: “Cut offs” are never permitted in any of our pools as they ruin the pool filters. All swim attire must be appropriate and properly worn during all swim activities and sunbathing.

  • Regular diapers not permitted, swim diapers only. Children/infants may not be undressed at any time. All changing of clothes and diapers must be done in the bathroom.

  • Pool Toys Allowed: all diving toys, infant floating devices (under direct supervision), noodles, kickboards, beach balls, pull buoys, goggles/face masks. All toys must be used as directed and may not disrupt any other member’s activities.

  • Pool Toys NOT Allowed: inner tubes, air mattresses, chair-like air mattresses, mesh air mattresses, squirt/pool guns, sports balls of any kind (football, nerf balls, tennis balls, volleyballs, etc.).

  • Attendants or lifeguards have the right to ask a member or guest to leave if they are displaying inappropriate behavior.

  • If any pool toy is being used improperly or is not listed and the lifeguard/staff deems it unsafe they may ask that the toy be put away. This will be on a case-by-case basis.    

  • No glass allowed in any pool area.

  • Animals are permitted only if they are registered as service dogs with proper documentation;

  • Do not swim during a storm or when there is lightning.

  • Running is not permitted around any pool area.

  • No dunking, diving, flips, twisting, pushing, jumping on pool toys, or rough-housing. Diving is permitted only in the 9ft pool at Rancho Cortez (middle pool).

  • Cannonballs, splashing, etc. are permitted only when it is not excessive and does not affect the lifeguards’ ability to watch the pool.

  • Smoking or vaping is not allowed on any Yuba City Racquet Club facility or parking lot.



Indoor Pool Area​


  • Pool and spa areas closes 15 minutes prior to club closing time.

  • Members must be 14 years and older to use the indoor pool.

  • Members must be 18 or older to use the indoor spa, sauna, and steam room.

  • Please rinse off before entering any pool or Jacuzzi.

  • Sharing lanes is requested during busy times.  Please ask before stepping in to share a lane.  Be tolerant, flexible and courteous to all persons using the pool including swim lessons.

  • Scheduled organized pool activities (e.g., aqua aerobics, physical therapy, swim lessons) have priority over open use.

  • ONLY THE INSTRUCTORS may ask swimmers to vacate their lane or remove lane lines.

  • Never use lane lines to support your weight.

  • Please dry off before entering locker rooms.

  • The indoor pool is reserved for family swim on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00-7:30 pm in lanes 3 and 4.  Parents must accompany and supervise children less than 14 years old at all times.

  • Diving is never permitted in the indoor pool.

  • Outdoor Jacuzzi is not advised for small children or pregnant women; please use with caution.

  • Members are encouraged to bring their own beach towels for swimming.  


Additional Rancho Cortez Rules


  • Must be a Full Club Member to use Rancho Cortez.

  • Attendants or lifeguards are normally scheduled Memorial Day through Labor Day - Noon to 9pm

Schedule may vary: Please check our website at for current schedule and hours.

  • Children under 14 years of age MUST be under supervision of a parent or legal guardian at ALL TIMES regardless of the presence of a lifeguard or attendant.

  • All members and guests must sign in prior to entering.

  • Guest registration and inquiries, please contact Main club prior to entering Rancho Cortez as or with a guest at (530)-673-6900.

  • Members are required to bring their own beach towels for swimming. 

  • All General Pool Rules apply.

Spa Use and Rules


  • Adults 18 years and older are permitted to use the indoor spa area. Please shower before entering YCRC spa.

  • The outdoor spa is for family use.  Children under the age of 14 years must be supervised by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

  • No glass containers are allowed in the spa areas.

  • The outdoor Spa temperature is maintained at 98 – 100 degrees F. 

  • The indoor Spa temperature is maintained at 102 –104 degrees F. Use of more than 15 minutes is not recommended.


Sauna/Steam Room


The sauna provides dry heat at a temperature of 160-185 degrees F. While in the sauna, please do not pour water on the heating rocks, as electrical problems may occur. Limit yourself to 10 – 15 minutes per visit. Be aware of the health risks. People on medication, older adults and pregnant women should consult a physician before using the sauna or steam room. Juniors and children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the sauna or steam room. Must be 18+ to use the sauna or steam rooms.



Cold Plunge

A cold plunge pool, ice bath or therapy pool is a small pool, usually the size of a hot tub, maintained between 45F degrees and 55F degrees and is typically used for sports and physical therapy by immersing the body under water. The cold water stimulates blood flow, reduces swelling and releases endorphins. Must be 18+ to use.


Locker Rooms, Lockers and Towels


Day use lockers are available each time you visit YCRC. Remember to lock your locker and note your 4 digit code and locker number. Towels are provided for you and are located at the entrance to the men’s and women’s locker rooms.  Please leave your valuables at home. YCRC is not responsible for any lost or missing articles in any of our facilities or parking lot. . A lost and found will be maintained at the front desk for a maximum of 30 days. Children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The family locker room is available for families and their children.


Free Weight Room and Fitness floor


The free weight room, cable machine room, and fitness floor may be used anytime.    After attending an orientation with their parent and an YCRC personal trainer, juniors who are 12-13 years old may use the cable machine room, fitness floor and group exercise room, if approved by the YCRC personal trainer and must be directly supervised by their parent or responsible adult 18+. No food or drinks, except water containers, are allowed past the snack bar/lounge. Appropriate workout attire including shirts and closed toe shoes are required.  Attire must be kept clean and in good repair (no cutoffs please). We ask that you locate a wipe station in order to wipe down the equipment before and after each class, workout or cardio session. In order to keep the equipment in good condition, please do not drop any weights or cables.  Please be courteous to other members and re-rack free weights that are used.



Group exercise/Group Exercise


Group exercise classes are offered daily at various times. Juniors must be at least 14 years of age, unless otherwise specified, to take classes. Children 11 – 13 years of age may take classes with instructor’s approval and with parent present during the entire class. Main group exercise studio is open for use while there are no scheduled classes. Group Exercise Schedules for aqua classes, main studio classes and cycling classes are current and available to view online at  If group exercise main studio is used for a workout session, please put away any equipment taken inside the room. Class will always be held unless there are less than 2 participants (class will be cancelled 10 minutes after scheduled start time).  Average attendance for a class must be 10 or more or the class can be removed from the Group Exercise Menu. 


Procedures previous to removal of a class from the Group Exercise Menu

  • Keep tracking records of attendance

  • Change the instructor for 30 days

  • Announce for 30 days that class may be rescheduled or removed from schedule

  • Necessary changes on the Group Exercise Menu and website

  • General Manager approval for cancellation


Basketball Court


Tennis court #10 is a multipurpose court that includes tennis, a backboard and a basketball hoop.  Full Club members may check out a basketball at the front desk.  The court is used on a first come, first served basis and may not be reserved. 


Tennis Courts


 All Tennis AND Pickle ball Members must check in at the Front Desk for entry to the facility and grounds.

Tennis courts are assigned one hour and a half at a time at the front desk prior to play. If there is a waiting list the allowed court time is one hour.

Tennis Courts cannot be reserved in advance. In the event that all of the courts are in use, a waiting list will be maintained at the front desk for the next available court. During tournaments, all tournament matches have priority on all courts.


Priority by court number is as follows:

Court #1 – 4…………Adult Priority Match Play

Court #5, & 9………Match Play / Practice Court

Court #8……………Pickle Ball court

Court #10…………Multi-purpose Court – tennis / basketball / backboard / ball machine

Court #9 Ball machine

Court #6, 7………Tennis Lessons / Pro Staff

Proper tennis attire must be worn at all times. Shirts are required. Court shoes that are non-marking are required. No hitting, sitting on or jumping over the nets. Do not enter the gates or cross courts while play is in progress. Gates are available to all tennis courts. Loud or offensive language or behavior will not be tolerated. We reserve the right to ask someone to vacate the court if such behavior is exhibited.



Personal Training/Pilates Reformer


Thank you for choosing a service program with Yuba City Racquet Club.

Our goals are to help you achieve the results you are looking for and

to make your club experience an enjoyable one.


The following terms and conditions apply to your program:

  • You agree to arrive 5 minutes prior to your scheduled appointments. If

you arrive late for any session, your appointment will finish at the originally

scheduled completion time.

  • You agree that if you feel light-headed, dizzy, nauseous, or experience

pain or discomfort during a training session, you will immediately stop the

activity and inform your fitness professional.

  • You agree to inform your fitness professional of any conditions or changes in

your health immediately while participating in a fitness program,

which might affect your ability to exercise safely and with minimal risk of injury

  • You must give a 24 hour cancellation notice to your fitness professional. Failure to cancel your session with regard to these standards will forfeit a full session as scheduled.

  • All fitness services including tennis and aquatics are non-refundable and


  • $100 cancellation fee for revolving plans that do not meet the required months.

  • Services are purchased with Yuba City Racquet and Health Club not the Individual fitness professional. If the fitness professional leaves the club a new Fitness professional will be provided.

  • Revolving option continues month to month after the initial commitment.

  • Revolving cancellations - Written 30 days notice is required to stop billing.

  • Revolving freeze - 1 month per calendar year. If mid commitment it will extend

  • the initial commitment for that month. Medical freeze must provide documentation.

  • Any additional sessions used per month will be billed at the current rate above.

  • Upgrading or downgrading a revolving service plan is available

Expiration dates:

30 days: Intro pack, small group training, single ala carte, drop in & ball machine

60 days : Revolving 3 and 6 month services

3 months: Paid in full 12 pack


General Conduct


  • Management retains the right to suspend or terminate the privileges of members who do not conform to club rules.

  • Smoking or vaping is not permitted anywhere on YCRC premises.

  • Shirts must be worn at all times in all areas of YCRC except the locker rooms and pool areas.

  • Cell Phones – For privacy reasons, please refrain from using cell phones in any area of YCRC except the lobby. As a courtesy to others, when in the lobby, please keep your phone on “vibrate” and keep conversations as short and as quiet as possible. To protect the privacy of all members NO pictures, selfies, or videos are allowed of the Club, its members or employees

  • Courtesy, politeness and good sportsmanship shall prevail at all times. Loud or profane language, slamming of weights/equipment or other practices which may annoy or interfere with the enjoyment of YCRC by other members will not be allowed.

  • No petition or subscription papers shall be circulated on YCRC premises nor shall any solicitation of funds for any purpose be allowed without the express written consent of club management. Only YCRC management may offer goods or services on YCRC premises.

  • Club property lost or destroyed by a member or guest must be replaced or paid for by the member.

  •  A return check or a declined payment will result in a late fee of $10.00 and will be charged each month payment is not received on the due date.

  • Each user of the facilities expressly waives all rights against Yuba City Racquet Club, Inc. its officers, agents and employees, and has assumed all risk and full financial responsibility for any injury, loss, claim or other damage they might incur or suffer while using YCRC’s facilities as a result of any act or omission either of the member, or of YCRC or its officers, agents, employees, licensees, and invitees. Additionally, it is understood and agreed that YCRC is not responsible.

  • Please leave all valuables at home or in a locked locker. YCRC is not responsible for any lost or missing items.

  • Professional instruction, of any nature, may only be conducted by the Yuba City Racquet Club Staff or Independent Contractors hired by YCRC.

  • Repairs, maintenance or special events may make it necessary to close all or specific areas of the Club. Dues will not be reduced to compensate for such a closing. Notification and alternate arrangements for service will be made whenever possible.

  • Perfumes & Fragrances – To ensure that all members will have a positive experience while using YCRC, we request that strong perfumes and fragrances not be worn while working out.

Rules & Regulations are subject to change without notice.

Please contact Member Services if you have any questions, (530) 673-6900.

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