Swimming is a life skill, great exercise, and a challenging sport. Whether you’re looking for swim classes for your kids, want to learn water safety, or enjoy swimming as a form of exercise, you’ll find what you’re looking for at the Y.
Drop in to one of our pools for lap swim, family swim, or recreational swim. Check pool schedules to find a time that works for you and your family, reservations are required.
We offer swim classes for infants, kids, teenagers, and adults. Choose from weekday, evening, and weekend classes all year long.
Become A Lifeguard
Take our Lifeguard Class, get certified as a YMCA lifeguard, and search for lifeguard jobs at our branches.
Youth Swim Teams
Teams of young swimmers practice regularly and compete with other Y and club swim teams.
Water Safety Month
Tips to staying safe in and around the water.
The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all. Financial assistance is available for membership, programs, childcare, and camps.
View the schedule of pool closures and upcoming maintenance periods.
What to Bring
- Bring your own towel and swim cap.
- Kickboards and other swim gear are available for your use and are disinfected after every use.