POOL/Water slide GUIDELINES & HOURS

The Dow Bay Area Family YMCA Management reserves the right to modify the rules as necessary. Violation of rules may result in loss of Pool and/or Facility Privileges.

The Leisure Pools (exercise pool, lazy river, zero depth/splash zone, and water slide) are available to swim in without a reservation for all members and guests. These pools are also used for our summer day camp kids and swim lessons. 

Off for the Summer, Will return in the Fall:
Senior/Adult only open swim in the Exercise Pools is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am-12pm. Members and guests who are 18+ only will be allowed to swim at that time.

New Lap Lane Rules

  • Lane 1 will be first come, first serve. YMCA Swim Programs have priority, when needed.
  • Lap swim and water exercise have priority over open swimming in Lane 1.
  • Lanes 2, 3, and 4 will continue to use the current reservation system.
  • Individuals who are more than 15 minutes late will forfeit their reservation.
  • Questions about your reservation time? Please refer to your mobile app, email, or Front Desk staff.
  • LAP LANES ARE AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION . Should a lap lane not have a reservation, it is open to the public.
  • The lifeguard holds the right to move or reorder lap lane patrons as necessary.
  • Swimming without a lifeguard present is prohibited.
  • Breath–holding activities are not permitted.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • For the safety of all patrons, throwing objects (footballs, toys, goggles, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Food is not permitted on the pool deck. All drinks must have a closing lid.
  • Children under the age of 13 must pass a swim test or be within arms reach of a parent/guardian.
  • Hanging on the float lines is not permitted.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed in the pool.
  • Please obey all requests by the lifeguard.

Pool Rules

  • Swimming without a lifeguard present is prohibited.
  • Breath–holding activities are not permitted.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • For the safety of all patrons, throwing objects (footballs, toys, goggles, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Food is not permitted on the pool deck. All drinks must have a closing lid.
  • Children under the age of 10 must pass a swim test or be within arms reach of a parent/guardian.
  • Hanging on the float lines is not permitted.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed in the pool.
  • Please obey all requests by the lifeguard.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times. No t-shirts, cut offs, or gym shorts.
  • No open wounds.
  • All must shower before entering spa.
  • Do not use body lotions, oils, or suntan preparations before entering the spa.
  • Do not submerge to the bottom of the spa.
  • Children under 3 years of age are not permitted.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult (18+) in the spa at all times.
  • Maximum occupancy: 25 people
  • Please limit spa time to 15 minutes max.

Normal Slide Hours:

  • Fridays: 3:30pm-7:20pm
  • Saturdays: 12:00pm-5:20pm
  • Sundays: 12:00pm-4:20pm

 

Slide Rules:

  • Only 1 person/child is allowed on the water slide.
  • Life jackets are not permitted on the water slide.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times. No t-shirts, cut-offs, or gym shorts.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed down the slide.
  • Showers are mandatory before entering.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • Must be at least 48 inches tall or pass a swim test to ride the waterslide.
  • While the waterslide is running, no other patrons are allowed in the splashout pool.
  • Heart Conditions: Individuals with a heart condition should check with their physician prior to using the spa.
  • Pregnant Women: The American College of Obstetricians states that becoming overheated in a hot tub is not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Children 5 and Under: It is highly discouraged and not recommended that children 5 years old and under use the spa.

WATER SLIDE HOURS

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
3:30 PM–7:20 PM
12:00 PM - 5:20 PM
12:00 PM - 4:20 PM
MONDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVevacise
TUESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMHydroRevolution
WEDNESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
THURSDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAqua Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVeva-cise
FRIDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:15 PM–12:45 PMAqua Barre Lunch Crunch starting June 7th
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
SATURDAY
9:00 AM–10:00 AMWaterbabies/Tots
11:00 AM–12:00 PMWaterbabies/Tots

The Dow Bay Area Family YMCA Management reserves the right to modify the rules as necessary. Violation of rules may result in loss of Pool and/or Facility Privileges.

POOL/Water slide GUIDELINES & HOURS

OPEN SWIM

The Leisure Pools (exercise pool, lazy river, zero depth/splash zone, and water slide) are available to swim in without a reservation for all members and guests. These pools are also used for our summer day camp kids and swim lessons. 

Senior/Adult only open swim in the Lazy River is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am-12pm. Members and guests who are 18+ only will be allowed to swim at that time.

New Lap Lane Rules

  • Lane 1 will be first come, first serve. YMCA Swim Programs have priority, when needed.
  • Lap swim and water exercise have priority over open swimming in Lane 1.
  • Lanes 2, 3, and 4 will continue to use the current reservation system.
  • Individuals who are more than 15 minutes late will forfeit their reservation.
  • Questions about your reservation time? Please refer to your mobile app, email, or Front Desk staff.
  • LAP LANES ARE AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION . Should a lap lane not have a reservation, it is open to the public.
  • The lifeguard holds the right to move or reorder lap lane patrons as necessary.
  • Swimming without a lifeguard present is prohibited.
  • Breath–holding activities are not permitted.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • For the safety of all patrons, throwing objects (footballs, toys, goggles, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Food is not permitted on the pool deck. All drinks must have a closing lid.
  • Children under the age of 13 must pass a swim test or be within arms reach of a parent/guardian.
  • Hanging on the float lines is not permitted.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed in the pool.
  • Please obey all requests by the lifeguard.

WATER SLIDE HOURS

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
3:30 PM–7:20 PM
12:00 PM - 5:20 PM
12:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Pool Schedule

MONDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVevacise
TUESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMHydroRevolution
WEDNESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
THURSDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAqua Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVeva-cise
FRIDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:15 PM–12:45 PMAqua Barre Lunch Crunch starting June 7th
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
SATURDAY
9:00 AM–10:00 AMWaterbabies/Tots
11:00 AM–12:00 PMWaterbabies/Tots

POOL/Water slide
GUIDELINES & HOURS

The Dow Bay Area Family YMCA Management reserves the right to modify the rules as necessary. Violation of rules may result in loss of Pool and/or Facility Privileges.

OPEN SWIM

The Leisure Pools (exercise pool, lazy river, zero depth/splash zone, and water slide) are available to swim in without a reservation for all members and guests. These pools are also used for our summer day camp kids and swim lessons. 

Off for the Summer, Returning in the Fall:
Senior/Adult only open swim in the Lazy River is Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11am-12pm. Members and guests who are 18+ only will be allowed to swim at that time.

WATER SLIDE HOURS

FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
3:30 PM–7:20 PM
12:00 PM - 5:20 PM
12:00 PM - 4:20 PM

New Lap Lane Rules

  • Lane 1 will be first come, first serve. YMCA Swim Programs have priority, when needed.
  • Lap swim and water exercise have priority over open swimming in Lane 1.
  • Lanes 2, 3, and 4 will continue to use the current reservation system.
  • Individuals who are more than 15 minutes late will forfeit their reservation.
  • Questions about your reservation time? Please refer to your mobile app, email, or Front Desk staff.
  • LAP LANES ARE AVAILABLE BY RESERVATION . Should a lap lane not have a reservation, it is open to the public.
  • The lifeguard holds the right to move or reorder lap lane patrons as necessary.
  • Swimming without a lifeguard present is prohibited.
  • Breath–holding activities are not permitted.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • For the safety of all patrons, throwing objects (footballs, toys, goggles, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Food is not permitted on the pool deck. All drinks must have a closing lid.
  • Children under the age of 13 must pass a swim test or be within arms reach of a parent/guardian.
  • Hanging on the float lines is not permitted.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed in the pool.
  • Please obey all requests by the lifeguard.

Pool Rules

  • Swimming without a lifeguard present is prohibited.
  • Breath–holding activities are not permitted.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • For the safety of all patrons, throwing objects (footballs, toys, goggles, etc.) is not permitted.
  • Food is not permitted on the pool deck. All drinks must have a closing lid.
  • Children under the age of 10 must pass a swim test or be within arms reach of a parent/guardian.
  • Hanging on the float lines is not permitted.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed in the pool.
  • Please obey all requests by the lifeguard.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times. No t-shirts, cut offs, or gym shorts.
  • No open wounds.
  • All must shower before entering spa.
  • Do not use body lotions, oils, or suntan preparations before entering the spa.
  • Do not submerge to the bottom of the spa.
  • Children under 3 years of age are not permitted.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult (18+) in the spa at all times.
  • Maximum occupancy: 25 people
  • Please limit spa time to 15 minutes max.

Normal Slide Hours:

  • Fridays: 3:30pm-7:20pm
  • Saturdays: 12:00pm-5:20pm
  • Sundays: 12:00pm-4:20pm

 

Slide Rules:

  • Only 1 person/child is allowed on the water slide.
  • Life jackets are not permitted on the water slide.
  • Proper swimming attire must be worn at all times. No t-shirts, cut-offs, or gym shorts.
  • Persons with bandages, open cuts, and wounds are not allowed down the slide.
  • Showers are mandatory before entering.
  • Please walk at all times.
  • Must be at least 48 inches tall or pass a swim test to ride the waterslide.
  • While the waterslide is running, no other patrons are allowed in the splashout pool.
  • Heart Conditions: Individuals with a heart condition should check with their physician prior to using the spa.
  • Pregnant Women: The American College of Obstetricians states that becoming overheated in a hot tub is not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Children 5 and Under: It is highly discouraged and not recommended that children 5 years old and under use the spa.
MONDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVevacise
TUESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PMHydroRevolution
WEDNESDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
12:00 PM–3:00 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
THURSDAY
8:30 AM – 9:15 AMAqua Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:00 PM–1:30 PMSummer Camp
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
6:30 PM–7:15 PMVeva-cise
FRIDAY
8:30 AM–10:15 AMAquatic Fitness
10:30 AM–12:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
12:15 PM–12:45 PMAqua Barre Lunch Crunch starting June 7th
4:00 PM–6:00 PMSwim Lessons (Lap 1+4 and Splashout)
SATURDAY
9:00 AM–10:00 AMWaterbabies/Tots
11:00 AM–12:00 PMWaterbabies/Tots
  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the MEMBER SERVICE DESK or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the MEMBER SERVICE DESK.

Book Your Spot:

Reservation Reminders:

  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.
Reminders
Instructions
  • Reservations are for members only.

  • Reservations can be made up to 5 days in advance or until one hour before the class starts. If you wish to reserve a spot within one hour before class starts, please call the Member Service Desk.

  • Please be on time for your reservation. If you are late for your appointment, you will not get additional time. (e.g. your reserved lap swim time is 9am-9:45am, but you do not get in the pool until 9:20am, your reservation still ends at 9:45am.)

  • Reservations can also be made at the Member Service Desk or by calling us at 989.895.8596

  • There are daily/weekly limits on some classes/areas to give opportunities to other members. The system will let you know if your daily/weekly limit has been reached.

  • If you are unable to attend your reserved appointment, please cancel your appointment online or call the Member Service Desk.

Financial AsSistance Programs

Individuals will not be turned away from participating in programs, activities, and/or membership due to their inability to pay. The Y maintains a generous financial assistance program for youth, adults, and families who demonstrate financial need. Funding for this program is provided by fundraising events at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA and community-wide donors.