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A view inside the AYA Lounge

Who Should Use the AYA Lounge? 

If you are a patient between the ages of 15-39, the Swim Across America Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Lounge was created for you! Your friends and family are welcome to join you. 

Where is the AYA Lounge?

The AYA Lounge is located on the fourth floor of the main hospital, near Elevator C. 

When is it Open?

Teen Cancer AmericaThe AYA Lounge is open 24/7! If you want to use the Lounge between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday– Friday, visit the Red Valet information desk to sign out an access card. Leave it in the drop box when you’re done. If you would like to use the Lounge between 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. or on weekends, please visit the inpatient nursing station on your floor to sign out an access card. Sign it back in to your floor when you go back to your room.

What can I do in the AYA Lounge?

Plenty of things! Play Xbox One, PS3 or PS4 games, Wii U, Watch HDTV, Netflix or any movies you have. You can play board games, card games, read a book or magazine, meet other young adults with cancer or just relax.

What if I Have a Suggestion or Idea for the AYA Lounge?

Let us know – we would love to hear your thoughts. You can email us at, call us at 813-745-4736 or put your comment on the whiteboard in the Lounge.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults

AYA Lounge map