Swimming Pool Schedules

Reserve your spot

No matter your age, swimming is an activity that you can continue for a lifetime. Whether you’re looking for a cool activity to do with the family, a way to get healthy, or a place to learn to swim, the Y offers something for everyone. Swimming teaches confidence, endurance, determination, teamwork and much more. All YMCA pools are under the supervision of certified lifeguards.

Pool Schedule

There are so many ways to enjoy the swimming pools at our YMCAs. Recreational swimming, lap swimming, water walking and more! Seasonal and year-round pools are available throughout the city and accessible with your city-wide membership.

Reservations are required at some locations for lap swimming and water walking. Visit your locations schedule for details.

How to View Our Schedule or Book a Class

Step 1: Click on your local YMCA homepage below and select the category, class name (type of activity) and/or day of the week that you are interested in.

Step 2: If a reservation is required, you will see “Sign Up” to the right of the activity. To reserve a spot, log in to your YMCA of Greater Houston account using your email address and password. If this is your first time, create a log in with your membership information. From there, simply enter your information and complete the registration to have your spot reserved.

Step 3: No “Sign Up” required? Great! Join us anytime during the available time to enjoy your activity.

Alief Family YMCA
Langham Creek Family YMCA
The Woodlands Family YMCA at Shadowbend
Brenda & John Duncan YMCA
M.D. Anderson Family YMCA
Thelma Ley Anderson Family YMCA
D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA at Cypress Creek
Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Katy Main Street
Trotter Family YMCA
Fort Bend Family YMCA
Monty Ballard YMCA at Cinco Ranch
Vic Coppinger Family YMCA
Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA
Perry Family YMCA
Weekley Family YMCA
Holcomb Family YMCA
Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA
Wendel D. Ley Family YMCA
Houston Texans YMCA
Lake Houston Family YMCA
The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Welcome Center at your local YMCA.

YMCA of Greater Houston App

The YMCA of Greater Houston has an app available on the App Store and Google Play. Search YMCA Houston and have the YMCA at your fingertips! Search and book classes, take part in challenges, track your activities, add your YMCA check-in barcode and more!

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In order to maintain the safety of our members, visitors and staff, indoor and outdoor pools will close for the following reasons:

• Visible lightning or audible thunder
• Severe weather conditions (heavy wind, heavy rain, fog, etc.)
• Pool water temperature drops at or below 70 degrees
• Outside temperature drops below 45 degrees (outdoor pools only)
• Power outage
• Water contamination
• Unbalanced water chemistry
• Staff training audits
• Aquatic emergencies

Looking for our pool safety guidelines? Visit our Member Handbook for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any member who has a facility membership or is an Impact Member with a pool add-on is able to utilize the swimming pool at a YMCA center as a member benefit.

The process to cancel your group exercise class reservation is easy! If you reserved your class using a desktop computer, you will need to click on the link you received in your confirmation email to make the adjustment. If you reserved through our YMCA of Greater Houston App, please find the class in the schedule at the center. It will show you have reserved a spot and you can cancel.

Please review the schedule and reserve your spot through our online reservation system in the YMCA of Greater Houston app or prior to visiting the facility on your desktop to view available spots.

If you have questions regarding our swimming pools or specific activities, please contact your YMCA center’s Aquatics Director by phone or email. Also, if you are at the YMCA feel free to ask a member of our team. They will be happy to assist!