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YMCA Aquatics

The YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing has three YMCA indoor pool locations. 

Westside YMCA - West Lansing  (Also has splash pool)

Oak Park YMCA - South Lansing 

Parkwood YMCA - East Lansing 

All locations have locker rooms and family locker rooms. 

YMCA Location Pool Schedules:

March Pool Schedules: 

Oak Park March 20-31st:

Oak Park YMCA 

Parkwood YMCA 

Westside March 20-26th:

Westside YMCA 

Westside YMCA Aquatic Slide Renovation Project: 

Dear YMCA Members, Starting February 15th, we will be working on the renovation of our aquatics slide at the Westside YMCA location. During this renovation project, we will have modified pool schedules for the February 15th – March 20. We are excited to bring this fun feature back for YMCA members and your families. Please view modified schedules above

Water Fitness

Available at all three pool locations

Water Fitness classes are FREE with a YMCA membership. Classes run monthly. Our classes are on a first come first serve basis and no reservation is required to attend. 

Class Descriptions:

Water Fitness: Great for all fitness levels. No swimming ability required. A 45-60 minute class with a combination of cardio and strength.  

Arthritis Aquatics: Water based classed designed to decrease inflammation and improve joint mobility with gentle strength and stretching exercises.

Please view our Pool Schedule for water aerobic classes, days and times.


Family Swim

Family Swim is available at all three YMCA locations. Please view times designated for family swim (marked purple on pool schedule)

Family Swim time do not require reservation. They are on a first come first serve basis.


  • Lifeguards and families will work out the spacing and timing between the lap pool and the splash and play pool. 
  • The toys and slide will not be available until further notice. 
  • The catch pool (bottom of the slide will be open for play)

Pool Rules

  • An adult 18 and up must be present at all times.
  • Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult 18 and up at all times and shall remain in the water within arms length of the child at all times
  • Children ages 9-11 must have a parent on deck at all times. 
  • All children 13 and under will be swim tested.
  • Swim diapers are required for all children not potty trained.
  • No Floatation devices other than coast guard approved lifejackets are allowed. 


Lap Swimming

Lap Swimming:

Drop-In lap swim times are available for YMCA members. Please check the pool schedule for available times 

No reservation required. These are on a first come first serve basis. Lap Lanes are for ages 13 and up (2 per lane). 


Proper Fitness Attire: 

Please click here for swimming attire guidelines