*Our pool is currently only open to members to reserve lap/walk lanes and aqua classes. See our schedule under ‘Healthy Living’. (per governor’s orders for phase 3)

The Peoria  YMCA’s outdoor pool is the largest in the area! There is something for everyone with a 6-lane, 50 meter pool; two 1-meter diving boards; and wading pool.  The pool is open through Labor Day.


Outdoor Pool Season 2021 starts Saturday, May 29!

You can reserve lap lanes and spots for Aquatic Group Fitness classes here.

Click here to view our Pool Schedule 2021!

Fall/Winter Lap Swim


Diving Lessons

Aquatic Group Fitness


Swim Team Winter Swim Team  Swim Lessons
Lifeguard Training



  • No gum in pool area.
  • Swimsuits are required; Proper cover is required in the Greater Peoria Family YMCA indoor facility.
  • No alcohol/smoking on the Peoria YMCA property.
  • Children 10 and under must be directly supervised by an adult (18+).
  • All food must be consumed in the snack bar patio. All drinks must be behind the white line.
  • WEATHER: If the facility closes due to weather conditions, visitors who paid (via guest pass, check, cash, or credit card) within 30 minutes of closing will be refunded in the form of a guest pass. Please watch weather conditions before entering. The Peoria YMCA will be closed for 30 minutes after the last detection of thunder or lightning. The Peoria YMCA refers to for all inclement-weather closings, and closes at an air temperature of 70° or below to members. Programs still operate when it is below 70°.

*Additional policies apply — please see an Aquatics Manager

Need weather closure information? We’ve got an APP for that!

With the Y’s new mobile app, you can have up-to-the-minute information on weather-related pool closures.

The Y’s new mobile app is available now for FREE! Download the Android or Apple version and say “OK” to Push Notifications.



USA Swimming Foundation:

The Peoria YMCA was chosen as one of the 102 youth programs from the USA Swimming Foundation’s nationwide network of swim lesson providers to receive grant money in early 2022. The grant award will go toward Safety Around Water’s continued efforts to provide free or reduced cost swim lessons.

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