Splash into the Y
"I learned how to swim at the Y and now feel safer in the water. The staff are really nice and always say hi when I go swimming."
Did you know? Swimming is the 4th most popular sports activity in the United States.
Water exercise benefits mind, body and spirit. It's a good way to get aerobic activity, build muscle tone, and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression.
Just 2.5 hours per week of regular physical activity is shown to reduce chronic disease risk, improve overall health, and help maintain body weight. A great way to get started with physical activity is in the pool. Learn more about our aqua programs.
- Improves mood
- Supports the joints
- Increases balance and stability
- Reduces stress on pregnant mothers
- Challenges cardiovascular endurance
- Fosters family and friendly connections
"One of my favorite things about water classes is the sense of comradery. We all go to class at the same time each week, so when one of us is missing from class the others notice. The pool is like its own community."
Access to 25 Bay Area Pools
With a Y membership, you have access to 25 Bay Area pools and a robust team of aqua professionals.
From water aerobics and strength training to dedicated lap swimming and private lessons, there is something for you to splash into at the Y. Learn more about our aqua programs.
"The Y is like my home away from home. I love coming to see my friends and catch up on neighborhood news. I always feel safe and included."