General Guidelines and Policies for YAC

- Ages 6 weeks to 11 years old.

- Parents must stay on-site.

- 2 free hours per family per day.

- Children must be a member of Cross Gates.

- Child must be signed in and out by an adult on the same membership account.

- Only parents, legal guardians, adults on the same membership or grandparents can bring a child to childcare.

- Please label all belongings.

- Infants and toddlers should arrive fed, or with prepared bottles. The nursery does not make bottles.

We encourage parents to bring snacks and drinks for the children to enjoy during their stay, however outside food such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King is not permitted in Cross Gates Family Fitness. CG Café offers kids meals and you are more than welcome to order through the Youth Activity Center and we will pick it up for you.

- If your child cries or is distressed for more than 10 minutes, we will make every effort to notify you so that you may come and help your child.

- Children who are ill are not allowed to visit YAC.

For a complete list of rules and guidelines, please visit the YAC Desk to pick-up a parent handbook.


Gause Blvd. Location

YAC Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 2pm
Sunday: 10am - 1pm

*Limit 2 hours per day


Military Rd. Location

YAC Hours
Monday - Friday: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 2pm
Sunday: 10am - 1pm

*Limit 2 hours per day


Pontchartrain Dr. Location

Monday - Thursday: 8am - Noon & 4pm - 8pm
Friday:  8am - Noon
Saturday: 8am - Noon
Sunday: Closed

*Limit 2 hours per day


Use our Drop-Off Service!

No Reservation Necessary

Members Only Program
Need to go grocery shopping? Have an appointment? Want to go to lunch without the children?
Use our Drop Off Service
No reservation necessary!
Leave your children with us while doing the things that you need to do.
Come for an hour or for the whole time.

Gause Blvd. Location

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Military Road Location

Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays

Pontchartrain Drive Location

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

$6 per hour for 1 child
$3 per hour per additional child

Youth Activity Center Managers
Please contact us with any questions, compliments or concerns...

Courtney D'Amelio

YAC Director
[email protected]

Tammy Phillips

Gause Blvd. Location
[email protected]
985.643.2049 Ext. 3


Bri Wright

Pontchartrain Dr. Location
985.643.2049 Ext. 2