Facility Information and FAQs

Facility Information

We’re excited to bring you a variety of options to continue your health and wellness journey. In the information below, you will find information about current operations at the CRC and AC. You will also see a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

CRC/AC Operations 
The Centennial Recreation Center is open! We are offering fitness equipment, cardio, and outdoor group exercise classes. The Aquatics Center is also offering outdoor lap swim, aqua fitness, swim lessons and Recreation Swimming (until Labor Day). Virtual programming will also continue as a part of the CRC membership with live and on-demand classes available.

What activities and amenities are open at the CRC? 

The CRC is continuing to provide older adults in our community with lunches through a drive-up program. These boxed, to-go lunches are available Monday-Friday between 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. at the Centennial Recreation Center.

Current Face Mask Policy

Masking at the CRC
Effective Monday, August 2, 2021, the CRC will be requiring 100% face coverings indoors (regardless of vaccination status) following the current CDC and State recommendations. 

Masking at the AC
Masks are not required at the outdoor Aquatic Center except in the indoor locker rooms. Unvaccinated members and guests must remain 6 feet from others. 

Manage My Membership
Membership transactions are now 100% online at www.morganhill.ca.gov/managemymembership. If you would like assistance with your account or an online request, please email membership@mhcrc.com or call 408-782-2128 Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

New Membership Processing
If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a member at the CRC, complete an application online at Become A Member. 

Frequently Asked Questions (Last Updated: July 19, 2021)

Centennial Recreation Center 

What are the hours for the Centennial Recreation Center? 

  • Current hours for the Centennial Recreation Center are:
    - Monday-Friday: 5:00 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.
    - Saturday/Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Do I need to be a member of the CRC to access the facility? 

  • Full access to the Centennial Recreation Center is available to members. 
  • Members with a valid guest pass may bring a guest to the facility. The guest must be accompanied by the member, have a photo ID, and provide contact information upon check in. If these requirements are not met, they will not be admitted.
  • Day passes are available for purchase onsite. Current pricing is $13 for adults and $7 for youth 2-17.
  • Only CRC members can utilize this YMCA branch at this time. Beginning in August 2021, other Silicon Valley YMCA members can visit the CRC with active YMCA membership card. CRC members may also visit other Silicon Valley branches with the YMCA membership card. Ask the Welcome Desk for more information. 
  • If you’re interested in becoming a CRC member, you can complete and submit this form

How do I hold/cancel/manage my CRC membership? 

  • All membership account requests (billing, holds, cancels, and account changes) are now online. To request a change to your account at any time, visit www.morganhill.ca.gov/managemymembership
  • If you would like assistance with your account or an online request, please email membership@mhcrc.com or call 408-782-2128 Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

I’m an active member and my child is on my membership. Can my child work out at the CRC?
 CRC Fitness Center and Group Exercise Age Restrictions 2021

  • The CRC welcomes children ages 10 and 11 into the Fitness Center and Group Exercise classes, when accompanied and directly supervised by a parent or guardian, and for the purpose of fitness and exercise. Children are not able to sit and observe.
  • The parent or guardian will be solely responsible for the child while they are in the fitness center or group exercise class. Each child and parent/guardian are required to review the new and updated guidelines before entering the fitness facility.
  • The use of fitness equipment will be subject to height requirements, and the discretion of the Wellness Coach and CRC Staff.
  • Youth 8-10 may participate (must be working out) in family friendly specific classes marked on the Group Exercise schedule. See schedule for list of these classes. 
  • Those 12 years of age and older may use the facility without parental supervision.
  • Reminder that all youth 2-12 must wear masks indoors because they are not vaccinated.

Is the Senior Center Open? 

  • Senior Nutrition is being through a drive-up lunch program. These boxed, to-go lunches are available Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Centennial Recreation Center.
  • The Senior Center will be reopening the week of September 13, 2021.

Does Kids Club Require reservations? 

  • Kids Club reopened on April 19, 2021. The CRC Kids' Club provides safe, programmed activities for youth 2 years to 9 years of age while parents are working out. At this time due to State/County Guidelines, Kids’ Club has been modified and structured to ensure stable groups. Reservations including COVID Safety Protocols and Guidelines are available online using this link

Is the indoor pool open? 

  • No, the indoor pool is closed but the outdoor Aquatic Center is open and available for member use!
  • The indoor pool will be reopening when the indoor mask mandate is lifted.

Why must I pay the full membership fee when many services/programs of the CRC/AC are still not available?

  • While many programs are not available, the costs to run the programs that are available have increased significantly. These increased costs are associated with the numerous guidelines and directives required by the State of California and Santa Clara County Public Health Department, which result in increased staffing and cleaning costs. 

Will Virtual Classes continue to be offered? 

  • Live and On-demand Virtual classes will continue to be offered. To access these classes, visit www.mhcrcmembers.com. These classes will be an ongoing benefit for paid memberships.  
  • Due to scheduling logistics and licensing agreements, not all classes will be available in a virtual format. Due to some licensing agreements, some classes may not be available for on-demand access.

What if I have a question that is not answered on this list?

Aquatics Center

The Morgan Hill Aquatics Center is open for lap swim, swim team, aqua fitness classes, recreation swim and swim lessons.

What is the schedule for programming at the Aquatics Center? 

  • You can view our lap swim and aqua fitness schedule here
  • You can view information about Recreation Swim here
    - CRC/AC members can enter 45 minutes before we open for the general public

Do I have to reserve a lane or class spot before visiting the Aquatics Center?

  • No reservations are needed to swim laps or take a class. Please reference the pool schedule here for program times 
  • Members do not need to reserve time for recreation swim. Simply bring your active membership card during the designated recreation swim times. 

Can I share a lap lane?

  • Effective June 15th, swimmers will be able to share lap lanes. Sharing of lanes is encouraged to provide access to all our members. 

Do I have to reserve a lane or class spot before visiting the Aquatics Center?

  • Reservations are no longer required for lap swimming or aqua fitness.
  • Members do not need to reserve for Recreation Swim. The general public must purchase tickets online before visiting. 

Do I need to be a member of the CRC or Aquatics Center to access the facility? 

  • The Aquatics Center will allow for use via payment of a drop-in fee of $13 per day for lap swimming and aqua fitness.
  • Recreation Swim is $12 for youth and $15 for adults for drop in non-members. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time online
  • Guest passes will be accepted at the Aquatics Center. The guest must be accompanied by the member or they will not be admitted.     

Is recreation swim available? 

  • Recreation swim began Monday, June 7. CRC Members have priority access to the facility for recreation swimming and do not require reservations. All drop-in guests must pay for admission online before visiting. 
  • More information regarding Recreation Swimming is available on our website. 

Am I required to wear a face covering or mask? 

  • Face coverings are not required for vaccinated members and guests in outdoor areas. Unvaccinated guests/members must wear a mask when within 6 feet of others.
  • All members and guests do need to wear a mask when using the indoor restrooms. 
  • We will not require proof of vaccination, we will function on the honor system. 

How do I sign up for swim lessons? 

  • You can register for swim lessons through our website at www.mhreconline.com
  • Swim lesson registration is open for members and non-members. 

When will the Splash Swim Team practices start again? 

  • Splash Swim Team is currently taking place please contact Lisa Rick at lisa.rick@morganhill.ca.gov for more information regarding Splash.

What if I have a question that is not answered on this list?

Related Emails and Announcements
CRC Reopening Update 7/14/20
CRC Member Update "We’re Open Outdoors" 7/29/20
CRC Facility Update 9/28/20
CRC Facility Update 3/2/2021
CRC Facility Update 4/14/21
CRC Facility Update 5/25/21
CRC/AC Update 6/14/21