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Rules & Regulations

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 as follows:

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

Saturday & Sunday    6:00a.m.  -  8:00p.m (tennis courts open until 10pm)


Holiday hours will be restricted and will be posted prior to each holiday.


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.


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.




Guests who are 14 or older pay $20 per visit (Must provide valid picture id.).  Guests who are 13 or younger pay $5 per visit.  Our guest policy is intended to protect our members who support us year-round.  Speak to our membership office for complimentary guest passes for local residents who are FIRST TIME guests.  If you have guests coming from out of town for an extended stay, please see our membership office for discounted weekly rates.


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 keytag 1 month prior to their 14th birthday. You must present this keytag at the front desk each time you come to YCRC. There will be a $5.00 fee to replace lost or damaged membership cards/key tags. Your membership keytag 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/keytag 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: A single membership shall consist of an individual, 14 year of age or older, whether married or not.


One Parent Membership: A one parent membership shall consist of any adult and all dependents living in the same household 13 years or younger.


Couple Membership: A couple membership shall be defined as (1) a husband and wife, (2) a single adult with a dependent between the ages of 14 and 22 years of age or (3) two adults who are living in the same residence in a marital-type relationship.


Family Membership: A family membership shall be defined as 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, or a single parent and two or more children 22 years of age or younger.


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.


Full Club Membership: Full Club Membership includes everything a Health Club Membership has plus access to tennis, basketball and our satellite site Rancho Cortez.  In addition, Full Club One Parent and Full Club Family memberships include 3 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

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


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 12-7:45pm) (must be directly supervised by a parent or adult guardian)

  • Big Kidz Klub

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

  • May be in the locker room if directly supervised by their parent.


Members age 0-10

  • Access to basketball and tennis

  • Outdoor pool and Spa (Members 8-10 years old may swim in outdoor pool with lifeguard on duty as long as parent is on the premises or anytime with parent supervision) (Members 0-7 must always be directly supervised by an adult)

  • Big Kidz Klub (Members 7-13 years)

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

  • Indoor pool during Family Swim (Saturdays & Sundays 12-7:45pm) (must be directly supervised by a parent or adult guardian)

  • Nursery (Members 4 weeks through 6 years)

  • May be in the locker room if directly supervised by their parent.



Kidz Klub and Nursery


Kidz Klub is for children ages 7 – 13 years; Nursery is for children 4 weeks – 6 years. Parents are required to be on the premises of YCRC at 825 Jones Road while their children are in the Kidz Klub and nursery. 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. Parents need to call one hour prior to make a reservation before bringing in your child.


Courtesy Phone


A courtesy phone is available near the front desk area for your convenience. The courtesy phone is located across from the front desk. Courtesy phone usage should be kept to a minimum and is for local calls only.


Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools


In accordance with California state law, when no lifeguard is on duty, children under 14 will be permitted to swim only under the direct supervision of a responsible adult. Children unable to stand in the pool or swim safely must be under the immediate supervision of their parent regardless of whether a lifeguard is on duty. Lifeguards will be on duty in the outdoor pool during the summer months (approximately Memorial Day through Labor Day) from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday/Sunday from 2:00 to 7:00pm. A child 8 years or older may be checked in with a lifeguard as long as the parent is still on the premises and must be able to pass a swim test.  A child under 8 years of age must be supervised by a responsible adult regardless of whether there is a lifeguard.  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 or pool toys of any kind.

  • Dunking, pushing, or rough-housing.

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

  • Hair pins or other metal objects.

  • Diving

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


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 an adult 18 years or older.  No glass containers are allowed in the spa area. 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.


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. 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 YCRC is open by adults and juniors who have completed an orientation and who are engaged in a formal workout program. After attending an orientation with their parent and a 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. 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 carry a towel with you in order to wipe down the equipment after each set. 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 with parent present during the entire class. Group Exercise Schedules for aqua classes, floor classes and cycling classes are available in the membership office area and outside the fitness office under the calendar of events.  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 from a class from the Group Exercise Menu

  1. Keep tracking records of attendance

  2. Change the instructor for 30 days

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

  4. Necessary changes on the Group Exercise Menu and website

  5. 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 takes first priority on the multi-purpose court.


Tennis Courts


Tennis courts are assigned one hour at a time and must be signed for at the front desk, we do not reserve tennis courts. In the event that all of the courts are in use, a waiting list will be held 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 #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. An individual may be bumped from any court. Loud or offensive language or behavior will not be tolerated.


General Conduct


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

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

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. Club property lost or destroyed by a member or guest must be replaced or paid for by the member. A return check/payment fee of $10.00 will be charged.

  7. 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.

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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. If your job requires you to be “on call” for medical, military, police, fire or related purpose, please inform the membership office for file notation. To protect the privacy of all members, camera-phones are not allowed in any area of the Club. No pictures are allowed of the Club, its members or employees.

  11. 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 Updated 06-10-19. Subject to change without notice. Please contact Member Services if you have any questions, (530) 673-6900.

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