Please note: The pool will shut down for annual maintenance from August 19–Sept. 2. During this time, YWCA St. Paul Health & Fitness Center members may use the pool for free at YWCA Minneapolis’ Downtown and Uptown locations.
Lanes are available for lap swimmers the majority of every day. For an hour by hour schedule of lane availability, please visit the Aquatics Schedule.
Want a great way to spend time with family and friends? Planning a special event? Rent out a portion of the pool. Rates start at $85 for up to 10 people. To reserve a date or for more information, contact 651-265-0756 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need to learn at your own pace or simply want individual attention? Private and Semi-Private instruction is available! A Water Safety Instructor will design lessons to help you achieve your goals. For more information, or to sign up, please contact 651-265-0756 or email@example.com.
Piranhas Swim Club
The Piranhas swim team offers a range of great options for kids to develop skills and build confidence—we’re always looking for new team members! Swimmers will be placed on the appropriate team (see descriptions below) based on a coach’s assessment. To schedule an assessment, contact Zak Trimble at 651-265-0756 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more, visit the Piranhas team page.
Piranhas Training Groups
Juniors: Ages 5-10
For swimmers who are comfortable in the water but new to competitive swimming.
Emphasis will be placed on learning how to swim the competitive strokes properly, learning the rules of competition swimming and building a cardio base. Junior Piranhas will not compete in swim meets. Practices are offered two days per week. It is recommended that swimmers attend one to two days per week.
Bronze: Ages 6-10
For swimmers who can complete training sets using Free Style and Back Stroke legally, with a focus on technique improvement and the introduction of longer swims.
Organized dry land activities will be implemented to build strength without putting too much strain on younger bodies. Practices are offered four days per week. It is recommended that swimmers attend at least two to three days per week.
Silver: Ages 9-14
For swimmers transitioning from technique training to more interval/endurance swimming.
Training will focus on continuing to monitor technique while integrating more distance freestyle and individual medley training. Practices are offered five days a week. It is recommended that swimmers attend at least three to four days per week.
Gold: Ages 11 and Up
For swimmers ready to start more intense training with the ability to train for individual medley and distance freestyle.
Training will focus on striving toward the highest levels of competition. Practices will be offered five days a week. It is recommended that swimmers attend all five practices per week.
Masters Swim Team
Join a group of enthusiastic swimmers ages 18–70+ for organized workouts. Interval, distance and non-crawl workouts 3 days/week. Some stroke refinement included. Former competitive swimmers, triathletes, open water swimmers and swimmers with no competitive experience welcome. For more information on workout days and times as well as nonmember costs, see the Specialty Class Catalog.
Coached by Beth Peterson, Level 2 United States Masters Swim Coach
To find out more about joining the team, contact email@example.com
Water Fitness Classes
A variety of group and specialty classes utilize the water for a great workout. For a listing of classes, please visit the Aquatics Schedule.