YMCA Reopening Pool Guidelines

Reopening Pool Guidelines

The YMCA pools will be open for lap swimming/ water walking/ water exercise in a lane only. One person per lane. Lanes will need to be reserved using our on-line reservation system.

Pool Locations Open:

Westside YMCA

Parkwood YMCA

Pool Hours:

7:00am - 11:00am

4:00pm - 6:00pm

How to Register:

Please view the FAQ prior to registering. If your membership is on suspension, please contact our Welcome Center to reactivate your membership prior to registering.

1. Go to YMCA online - Click Here

2. Use the side bar to filter by location and date that you would like to reserve. 

3. Click on Add to Cart 

4. It will ask you to sign in to your YMCA account to reserve your lane. 

For questions or having issues with reserving a lane, please contact Theresa Sheridan, Regional Aquatics Director at tsheridan@lansingymca.org

Reopening Pool FAQs

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How many times per week may I register for my time?

You can register for up to three times in one week.

How far in advance can I register for my lap lane?

One calendar month will be available at a time. 
 

How do I enter the pool to swim?

You will check in at the Welcome Center and complete your health screening and temperature check.   
You will need to wait until it’s 5 minutes prior to your lap lane time, then you may enter the pool deck area. 
 

Should I come dressed ready to swim?

Yes. You need to come dressed to swim.  You will be assigned a bench that is numbered to place your things based on the lane you are swimming in.  Family Locker rooms will be available to change into dry clothes after your swim time. There will be a time limit of 5 mins due to reservation spot times.

Will showers be available to use after swimming?

No showers will not be available at this time.  Family Locker rooms will be available to change into dry clothes after your swim time. There will be a time limit of 5 mins due to reservation spot times.

What if I need to cancel my swim time?

Please cancel on line or email Theresa at tsheridan@lansingymca.org   

Is drop in available for lap lane swim?

Not at this time. All lap lane times need to be reserved. 

What if someone doesn’t show consistently for their reservation?

These will be handled on an individual basis, by the Regional Aquatic Director

Do mask need to be worn?

A mask must be worn at all times except when in the pool. 

Will water equipment be available?

Not at this time, but you may bring your own. 

Why is the whirlpool, steam room and sauna closed?

Per the Executive Order, the whirlpool, steam room, and sauna are not available.