Pool Hours/Guidelines


2019: pool is open May 25th – September 2nd

Monday-Friday: Family Swim (Anyone under 18, must be with an adult) – noon-4pm; Open Swim – 4pm-7pm
Saturday: Open swimming 11am-7pm
Sunday: Open swimming 11am-7pm

Lap Swimming (Monday-Friday):  5:30am-noon
Lap Swimming (Saturday & Sunday): 11am-1pm & 4pm-close

NEW – Winter Lap Swim Access for Y Members!

Beginning September 4, 2018 and running through May 24, 2019, all YMCA members will have access to Central Park Pool for lap swimming privileges as follows:

  • Monday-Friday from 5-8:00am
  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Saturdays from 7-8:30am
  • Sundays from 12-2pm

Click here for additional information on the winter lap swim access. 

Pool Closes Early, at 4:00pm on the following dates due to swim meets and events:

  • Tuesday, May 29
  • Tuesday, June 4
  • Thursday, June 6
  • Thursday, June 13
  • Thursday, June 20
  • Tuesday, June 25
  • Tuesday, August 9
  • Tuesday, August 16


  • No gum is permitted in pool.
  • Swimsuits are required; Proper cover is required in the Greater Peoria Family YMCA indoor facility.
  • No alcohol/smoking on the Peoria YMCA property.
  • Children must be 10+ to swim without an adult (18+).
  • All food must be consumed in the snack bar patio. All drinks must be behind the white line. No glass containers.
  • No Cell Phone use in the locker room.
  • 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 weather.com 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.

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