Make a Splash!

We have indoor and outdoor pools open for lap swimming and water walking! Learn more about our current pool safety guidelines and hours below. Looking for swim lessons? Learn more here!

Family Swim is Back!

Family Swim is swim time specifically for children ages 6 months to 12 years and their accompanying parent/guardian (grandparents/caretakers, if Y members and approved to bring children, are also okay). Teen and Adult members who are not accompanying a child are not permitted in Family Swim.

Take a look at the schedule and sign up below!

Family Swim is available at the Berkeley (Grace’s Pool), Oakland, and Pleasant Hill branches.

Berkeley Schedule: Fridays, 3:15 - 5:30pm, and Sundays, 9:00 - 11:15am. Additional times to follow.

Oakland Schedule: Fridays, 3:15-5:00pm. Additional weekend times to follow shortly.

Pleasant Hill Schedule: Fridays from 3:00 - 5:30pm and Saturdays from 1:00 - 3:30pm.

Berkeley Sign Up     Oakland Sign Up     Pleasant Hill Sign Up

Indoor Swimming

Indoor pools at Berkeley and Oakland branches are open for drop-in Lap Swimming and Water Walking for members 13+.

Berkeley Lap Pool Hours:
Mon - Thurs, 6:30am - 7:30pm | Fri, 6:30am - 5:30pm | Sat - Sun, 8:30am - 1:30pm

Oakland Lap Pool Hours:
Mon - Thurs, 6:30am - 7:30pm | Fri, 6:30am - 5:00pm | Sat - Sun 8:30am - 1:30pm

Grace’s Pool Hours (Berkeley): Reservation Required
Mon - Fri, 7:15am - 1:10pm | Sat, 8:30am - 9:55am


Key Details to Note:

  • Locker Rooms are open for changing, showering, and day-use lockers are available
  • Bring your own towel – there is no towel service at the Y
  • Showers are required before entering the pool

Outdoor Swimming

The outdoor pool at the Pleasant Hill YMCA is open for drop-in Lap Swimming and Water Walking for members ages 13+.

The outdoor pool is open:
Monday - Thursday, 6:00am - 8:00pm
Friday, 6:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday - 8:00am - 3:45pm
Sunday, 8:00am - 3:30pm

Pleasant Hill members can also attend daily Water Aerobics classes, each limited to 40 participants.