Our YMCA pools are the perfect space for families to spend time together during Open Swim. Many members enjoy time in the water, swimming laps Use the water for resistance in Water Walking or try out our weights made for water training, flotation belts or other equipment in the pool.
Lap Lane Information and Etiquette
Join a lane
When joining a lane, it is courteous to wave or temporarily stop a nearby swimmer to notify them of your presence in a lane. Also, be welcoming if a swimmer decides to join your lane. This is a great time to suggest splitting a lane or circle swimming.
Sharing a lane
1)Split a lane: Two swimmers agree to swim within one lane. One swimmer agrees to swim to the right side, and the other swimmer agrees to swim to the left side of the lane.
2) Circle Swim in a lane: Two or more swimmers agree to share a single lane, by swimming in a counter clockwise fashion on the right side of the lane.
(Aspirus Branch Pool) Come and try something new and FUN in our pool. Log rolling helps improve balance, agility and concentration, all while having a good time. This 45-minute class will follow a structured lesson plan to increase skills and development. Classes open to ages 6 -16 years.
Kayaking is a great activity that the whole family can enjoy year round! Winter months offer a great time to develop and hone your skills in a warm, safe pool. This course welcomes new and experienced boaters. Participants will have a fun time being instructed on all areas of flat water kayaking. The course will concentrate on safety, rolling, maneuvers and techniques. Participants must be 12 years of age, comfortable in water, and able to swim. Boats, spray skirts and paddles provided. You may bring your own boat with instructor approval.