Branch Offerings

Indoor Wellness 

CARDIO & STRENGTH EQUIPMENT  INDOOR GROUP EXERCISE

INDOOR PERSONAL TRAINING & PRIVATE PILATES 

LAP SWIM AND FAMILY REC SWIMMING

 

Outdoor Wellness

OUTDOOR GROUP EXERCISE

OUTDOOR PERSONAL TRAINING

 

We look forward to reactivating our pool as soon as it is safe and public health guidelines allow. We will continue to offer health and wellness programming, including group exercise, strength training and cardio equipment.

What to Expect

Indoor Cardio and Strength 

  • Indoor Cardio and Strength Equipment usage is reservation-free (walk-up only), and must occur during scheduled operating hours. 
  • We request that you limit your time to 30 minutes on cardio equipment and 30 minutes on strength equipment to allow access all members seeking to use it.
  • Group Exercise classes are held indoors and outdoors, and advanced reservations are recommended.
  • Straps, yoga mats and other porous equipment is not available.
  • Maximum capacity for indoor wellness is 10%, and is subject to room capacity.
  • No reservations are required for indoor cardio and strength equipment.
  • Showers are not available. 
  • Please maintain a minimum of 6 ft of physical distance from people exercising at all times.

 

Lap Swimming and Family Rec Swim 

  • Lap swim is for 6+. Youth 6-17 years old that are participating in lap swim must lap swim and pass swim test (see youth guidelines below).
  • After your 50 minute reservation ends, you will have 10 minutes to change and exit the building.
  • You are permitted to use your lap lane in the pool only during your reserved time.
  • Pool equipment such as pull-buoys and kickboards will not be provided. You are encouraged to bring your own.
  • Maximum capacity for pools is based on the number of lanes.
  • Lap Lane availability and usage will be determined by pool set-up.
  • No towels will be available. You are encouraged to bring your own.
  • Depending on the branch, you may be asked to follow a distinct flow of traffic. You may also be asked to enter/exit at different points.
  • All swimmers must rinse off before entering the pool. This will be enforced by staff.
  • Please enter, exit, and rest at the designated point of your lane.
  • Please maintain 6 ft of physical distancing at all times.
  • Face mask/covering required in the facility and on deck until entering the pool.
  • Family Recreation Swim available for all ages Monday and Wednesday at 3:30pm and 4:30pm as well as Saturdays at 8:30am, 9:30am, and 10:30am. Registration is required. 
    • If there are youth 12 years of age or younger, a member of the same household aged 18 or older must make the reservation and be in the pool with their household.
    • There is a minimum of 2 and Maximum of 7 people per household per reservation time.
    • All youth must year a coast guard approved life jacket if they cannot pass the swim test. 
    • Only Coast Guard approved floatation devices are allowed in the pool.
    • Please read youth guidelines below. 

 

Indoor and Outdoor Group Exercise

  • Available to active YMCA of San Francisco members only.
  • Registration is encouraged for all classes.
  • Please limit your reservations to one activity per day to ensure equitable access for all members.
  • Click here for Peninsula's schedule.

 

Outdoor Circuit (Not offered at this time)

  • Build Your Own Workout with access to free weights, fixed barbells, weight bench and a Keiser cycle bike or a Stationary Rower.
  • Wellness windows for outdoor circuits are available to YMCA of San Francisco active paying members only and advanced registration is encouraged.
  • Wellness circuits for outdoor personal workouts are limited to just a few members per hour, social distancing and face mask/covering required.
  • Wellness Window options: Monday-Saturday 7:30am-8:25am, 8:30am-9:25am, 9:30am-10:25am, and 10:30am-11:25am and Monday-Thursday: 3:30pm-4:25pm, 4:30pm-5:25pm and 5:30pm-6:25pm.
  • Click here to register for your wellness window. 

 

The safety and wellbeing of our members and staff are at the forefront of our planning. We have new protocols in place that you should know about before arriving for your visit to this branch.

SEE HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Youth Guidelines

Y-Kids/Child Watch is currently unavailable. Youth 3+ must wear a face covering.

YOUTH AGES 0-5  

  • Are not permitted in YMCA facilities unless registered for a specific Youth Program or are participating with an adult in their Household during reserved Recreation/Household swim times.

YOUTH AGES 6-10 

  • Are permitted to use YMCA pools only. Fitness equipment and group exercise classes are not permitted for this age group at this time.  
  • Must reserve their own individual lap lane at the same time their parent/guardian reserves their lap lane (e.g., parent/guardian in lane 1 and youth/child in lane 2)  
  • Must pass a swim test before permitted to swim autonomously and without a PDF during Recreation/Household swim (a 50 yard swim of any stroke without stopping or assistance, and treading water for 1 minute if they cannot touch the pool bottom in their lane). 

YOUTH AGES 10-12

  • Must reserve their own Wellness Window at the same time as their parent/guardian*   
  • Must use the same area of the facility as their parent/guardian, and   
    • Strength: Cable Machines, Leg Press, Seated Row   
    • Free Weights: Only when supervised by a YMCA Personal Trainer   
    • May attend Group Exercise Classes that do not require equipment, and only when accompanied by their parent/guardian   
    • May reserve a Lap Lane and either water walk or lap swim and must pass a swim test (a 50 yard swim of any stroke without stopping or assistance, and treading water for 1 minute if they cannot touch the pool bottom in their lane)  
    • *Parent/guardian must reserve wellness window at the same time, and for any area of the facility when youth 10-12 are using the pool.  
    • May use the only the following fitness equipment, and only when accompanied by their parent/guardian:   
    • Cardio: Stationary Bicycle, Treadmill, Handcrank   

 YOUTH AGES 13-15

Note: Youth aged 13 and older may have a Teen membership on their own, requiring a parent/guardian signature upon activation. Parent/guardians do not need to be in the facility at the same time as Teen members.  

  • Must reserve their own Wellness Window, and   
  • May use only the following fitness equipment:   
    • Cardio: Bike, Treadmill, Hand Crank, AMT, Elliptical, Rowing Machine   
    • Strength: Cable Machine, All strength machines   
    • Free weights: With a personal trainer or after a specific free-weight orientation   
    • May attend all Group Exercise Classes, unless otherwise specified on the Class Description   
    • May reserve a Lap Lane and either water walk or lap swim and must pass a swim test (a 50 yard swim of any stroke without stopping or assistance, and treading water for 1 minute if they cannot touch the pool bottom of their lane).

 YOUTH AGES 16-17

  • Must reserve their own Wellness Window, and   
  • May use all fitness equipment   
  • May attend all Group Exercise Classes, unless otherwise specified on the Class Description   
  • May reserve a Lap Lane   
  • May be required to pass a swim test (a 50 yard swim of any stroke without stopping or assistance, and treading water for 1 minute if they cannot touch the pool bottom in their lane)