ELKINS, WV 26241
TEL (304) 636-4515




5:00 AM-9:00 PM

5:00 AM-7:00 PM

8:00 AM-1:00 PM  

NOON-5:00 PM


Our Classes & programs

pool programming

The pool will reopen for limited hours starting Wednesday, June 17th. We will be limiting the capacity of the pool during our first phase of reopening. Pool activities will be limited to lap swimming and family swim. View the pool schedule here.

All swim times will be available by reservation only. Reservations for lap swimming and family swim will be made using the online reservation system below. Members can also call the Y front desk during facility hours to reserve a spot.

Click here for information on how to use the reservation system.

Lap Swim:

  • Three lanes will be open allowing for three swimmers at a time.
  • Reservations can be made for 45-minute intervals.

Family Swim:

  • Two families can make reservations at a time for a 45-minute period during scheduled family swim times.
  • All participants must be YMCA members and be on the same family membership and reside in the same household, to sign up for a family spot.
  • Parents, please consider if your children will be able to maintain staying at least 6 feet apart from other members before deciding to visit the facility.
  • During this phase of reopening, our pool temperature will be set at 82 degrees.

Guidelines for Members:

For the safety of all members and staff, please follow these guidelines:

  • All members must sign in and out with the front desk staff through the lobby entrance.
  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19, or were exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days, please stay home.
  • All members must sign a COVID-19 waiver at their first visit.
  • Only members are allowed in the facility at this time. Please wear a mask or face covering while in the facility, to the extent possible. Do not wear a face covering in the pool. A face mask can be difficult to breathe through when wet.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied in the facility by an adult.
  • Enter the pool through the hallway between the cardio and weight room or through the pool entrance accessed from the alleyway behind the Y.
  • Check-in with the lifeguards to confirm your reservation.
  • The pool snack room area and locker rooms are closed at this time. Please arrive wearing your swimsuit and a cover up.
  • There is a restroom available for use on the pool deck.
  • Bring your own towel, goggles, pfds, toys, etc.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • Use hand sanitizer when you enter and exit the pool area. 

Exceptions to the social distancing guidelines include:

  • Anyone rescuing a distressed swimmer, providing first aid, or performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Individuals in the process of evacuating the facility due to an emergency.