Water Park Hours

Click here to view Water Park hours and information about weather-related closures. All facility pools close in the event of a lightning storm. 

Branch Amenities

Gymnasium & Basketball Court

Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Competition Pool & Diving Well

Wellness Center

Group Exercise Studios

Indoor Track

Outdoor Waterpark

Become a Member

Membership provides you with access to all eight of our branches as well as YMCA's across Pennsylvania and Delaware! 

Volunteers Needed

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Every year, we rely on donations to help ensure that all of the people in our community can access our services. There are lots of ways you can give, and we’re grateful for your help.

Contact Us

Meet the staff at West Chester Area YMCA

What’s Happening at West Chester Branch

7:00 am

Swimming

Private Swim Lessons

7:00 am
Some children learn better in one-on-one settings and private swim lessons provide just that! Swimmers receive half-hour instruction from a trained...

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Full Court)

7:00 am
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Health & Fitness

BodyFIT 45

7:00 am
A combination of cardio, strength, and pilates-inspired core training, bodyFIT can be done as a low-impact workout or revved up for the bigger calorie...

Swimming

Lap Swim (2 Lanes)

7:00 am
2 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Lap Swim (8 Lanes)

7:00 am
8 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Open Swim

7:00 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...
7:30 am

Health & Fitness

Aqua Fit Deep

7:30 am
This medium intensity, no impact aqua aerobic class is conducted in deep water. This program uses a buoyant belt or pool noodle that allows...
8:00 am

Swimming

Lap Swim (2 Lanes)

8:00 am
2 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Full Court)

8:00 am
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Health & Fitness

Barre 45

8:00 am
A mix of pilates and ballet using the barre in a low-impact workout. No dance experience required. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Delivers...

Swimming

Lap Swim (8 Lanes)

8:00 am
8 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Open Swim

8:00 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...
8:30 am

Leadership & Volunteer

Safe Sitter

8:30 am
Adolescents learn to be medically responsible, creative and attentive babysitters. Learn safety precautions, an introduction to rescue breathing...

Swimming

Open Swim

8:30 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Health & Fitness

BODYPUMP

8:30 am
This original barbell class challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls....
8:45 am

Health & Fitness

Strength Basics 45

8:45 am
This class focuses on how to use proper form in resistance training to maximize results and minimize injury. Participants generally use lighter...
9:00 am

Swimming

Open Swim

9:00 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

9:00 am
1 lap lane is available to any members at this time. Circle swimming is required when two or more swimmers are in the lane.

Swimming

Lap Swim (8 Lanes)

9:00 am
8 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Aqua Fit Deep

9:00 am
This medium intensity, no impact aqua aerobic class is conducted in deep water. This program uses a buoyant belt or pool noodle that allows...

Health & Fitness

Pilates

9:00 am
This mat work class focuses on the body's core stability. Enhance your control, stability, coordination, endurance, balance, strength and flexibility.
9:15 am

Swimming

Parent/Child Stage A: Water Discovery (18m - 2y)

9:15 am
Accompanied by a parent and/or caregiver, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and...
9:30 am

Health & Fitness

Cycle 45/Core

9:30 am
Great class for everyone. You control the resistance and intensity level of your ride. Instructors will assist you in bike set-up, posture and cycling...

Health & Fitness

Functional Strength

9:30 am
This strength training class incorporates a variety of equipment and training techniques in moves that recruit multiple muscle groups, mimicking the...
9:45 am

Health & Fitness

Step Interval

9:45 am
This intense step workout is combined with weighted muscle conditioning for a complete workout.

Health & Fitness

TRX Cardio Interval 45

9:45 am
Bored of traditional cardio? Register for this class and you?ll never want to get on a treadmill or elliptical again! Join us as we incorporate more...

Swimming

Camp Spark Time Swim Lesson - Preschool Red Band

9:45 am
Campers attending camp at Airport Rd have the opportunity to register for a swim lesson during Spark time. Lessons are offered for Red and Yellow band...

Swimming

Parent/Child Stage B: Water Exploration (6m - 18m)

9:50 am
Designed for Infants and Toddlers able to enter and exit the water with help and to enjoy the water with a parent or guardian. In stage B, parents...
10:00 am

Health & Fitness

Yoga Stretch

10:00 am
Enjoy relaxing music and flowing stretching. Move through traditional stretching postures while slowing the breath, focusing the mind, and opening and...

Swimming

Lap Swim (10 Lanes)

10:00 am
10 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

10:00 am
1 lap lane is available to any members at this time. Circle swimming is required when two or more swimmers are in the lane.

Swimming

Open Swim

10:00 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...
10:15 am

Swimming

Parent/Child Stage A: Water Discovery (6m - 18m)

10:25 am
Accompanied by a parent and/or caregiver, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills through fun and...
10:30 am

Health & Fitness

BODYCOMBAT

10:30 am
Step into a BODYCOMBAT workout and you will punch and kick your way to fitness. This high-energy martial-arts inspired workout is totally non-contact...

Swimming

Camp Spark Time Swim Lesson- Preschool Yellow Band

10:35 am
Campers attending camp at Airport Rd have the opportunity to register for a swim lesson during Spark time. Lessons are offered for Red and Yellow band...
10:45 am

Health & Fitness

Zumba

10:45 am
ZUMBA fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow dance moves to create a dynamic workout that will blow you away. No experience necessary.
11:00 am

Health & Fitness

Pilates 30

11:00 am
This mat work class focuses on the body's core stability. Enhance your control, stability, coordination, endurance, balance, strength and flexibility.

Swimming

Parent/Child Stage B: Water Exploration (18m - 2y)

11:00 am
Designed for Infants and Toddlers able to enter and exit the water with help and to enjoy the water with a parent or guardian. In stage B, parents...

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

11:00 am
1 lap lane is available to any members at this time. Circle swimming is required when two or more swimmers are in the lane.

Swimming

Open Swim

11:00 am
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Lap Swim (10 Lanes)

11:00 am
10 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....
11:30 am

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Full Court)

11:30 am
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Health & Fitness

Tai Chi 45

11:35 am
Tai Chi is and ancient health practice from China that incorporates deep abdominal breathing with very slow meditative movements. Perfect for teens...
11:45 am

Health & Fitness

Arthritis Aqua

11:45 am
People of any age living with arthritis, rheumatic disease or related musculoskeletal conditions improve mobility, gait, flexibility, balance and...
12:00 pm

Health & Fitness

Parkinson's Cycle

12:00 pm
Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson's disease. Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in...

Health & Fitness

BODYPUMP 45

12:00 pm
This original barbell class challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls....

Swimming

Open Swim

12:00 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Lap Swim (10 Lanes)

12:00 pm
10 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....
12:15 pm

Health & Fitness

TRX Bootcamp 60

12:15 pm
While mainly on the TRX straps your instructor will also incorporate other equipment such as resistance bands, kettlebells, battle ropes, and etc....
12:30 pm

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Full Court)

12:30 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Health & Fitness

Yoga Flow Warm 75

12:30 pm
Create a mind-body connection in a heated environment with this flowing sequence of poses linked together with deliberate breaths. Yoga postures are...
12:45 pm

Health & Fitness

CXWORX 30

12:45 pm
CXWORX is a 30-minute revolutionary core training workout that will challenge you, while improving functional strength, balance and mobility.
1:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (7 Lanes)

1:00 pm
7 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Open Swim

1:00 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation

1:00 pm
For Preschool age children who have never had swim lessons without a parent or guardian, or are afraid of the water. Students develop comfort with...
1:30 pm

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

1:30 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Health & Fitness

Zumba Gold (Family Friendly)

1:30 pm
Whether you are new or have experienced Zumba before, this class has something for everyone. Adaptable for all age groups.

Swimming

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

1:35 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 1. For Preschool age children who are comfortable in the water and able to swim and float assisted for 5 feet. In...
2:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (7 Lanes)

2:00 pm
7 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Open Swim

2:00 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

2:10 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For Preschool age children who can swim 10 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
2:45 pm

Swimming

Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

2:45 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For Preschool age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
3:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

3:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Swimming

Open Swim

3:00 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...
3:15 pm

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

3:20 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For Preschool age children who can swim 10 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
3:30 pm

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

3:30 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...
4:00 pm

Health & Fitness

Barre

4:00 pm
A mix of Pilates and ballet using the barre in a low-impact workout. No dance experience required. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Delivers...

Swimming

Open Swim

4:00 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

4:00 pm
1 lap lane is available to any members at this time. Circle swimming is required when two or more swimmers are in the lane.

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

4:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

4:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Swimming

Camp Spark Time Swim Lesson - Youth Red Band

4:10 pm
Campers attending camp at Airport Rd have the opportunity to register for a swim lesson during Spark time. Lessons are offered for Red and Yellow band...
4:30 pm

Health & Fitness

Cycle 45/Core

4:30 pm
Great class for everyone. You control the resistance and intensity level of your ride. Instructors will assist you in bike set-up, posture and cycling...

Health & Fitness

BODYPUMP 45

4:30 pm
This original barbell class challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls....
4:45 pm

Swimming

Camp Spark Time Swim Lesson - Youth Yellow Band

4:50 pm
Campers attending camp at Airport Rd have the opportunity to register for a swim lesson during Spark time. Lessons are offered for Red and Yellow band...
5:00 pm

Kids and Family Activities

Parent's Time Out

5:00 pm
Whether you are an expecting parent or an experienced caregiver, you are welcomed to join us for our Parent's Time-Out! This is an open and supportive...

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

5:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Full Court)

5:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...
5:15 pm

Health & Fitness

Gentle Yoga

5:15 pm
Great for those new to yoga. Move through traditional yoga postures while slowing the breath, focusing the mind, and opening and stretching the body.

Swimming

Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

5:15 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For Preschool age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

5:15 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 1. For Preschool age children who are comfortable in the water and able to swim and float assisted for 5 feet. In...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation

5:15 pm
For Preschool age children who have never had swim lessons without a parent or guardian, or are afraid of the water. Students develop comfort with...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

5:15 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For Preschool age children who can swim 10 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
5:30 pm

Swimming

Camp Spark Time Swim Lesson - Youth Green Band

5:30 pm
Campers attending camp at Airport Rd have the opportunity to register for a swim lesson during Spark time. Lessons are offered for Green Band swimmers...

Health & Fitness

Cycle

5:30 pm
Great class for everyone. You control the resistance and intensity level of your ride. Instructors will assist you in bike set-up posture and cycling...

Health & Fitness

Zumba 45 (Family Friendly)

5:30 pm
ZUMBA fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow dance moves to create a dynamic workout that will blow you away. No experience necessary.
5:45 pm

Swimming

Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

5:50 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For school age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn...

Swimming

Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation

5:50 pm
For school age children who have never had swim lessons without a parent or guardian, or are afraid of the water. Students develop comfort with...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

5:50 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 1. For Preschool age children who are comfortable in the water and able to swim and float assisted for 5 feet. In...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

5:50 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For Preschool age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
6:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

6:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

6:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...
6:15 pm

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

6:25 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For Preschool age children who can swim 10 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
6:30 pm

Swimming

Adult - Multi-Level

6:30 pm
This course is for the swimmer who wants to expand their knowledge in the water and improve overall experience. Skills include breaststroke,...

Swimming

Youth Stage 2: Water Movement

6:35 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 1. For school age children who are comfortable in the water and able to swim and float assisted for 10 feet. In...

Swimming

Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development

6:35 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 4. For school age children who can swim 25 yards unassisted and show endurance in the water with any stroke or...
7:00 pm

Swimming

Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

7:00 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For Preschool age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

7:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

7:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...
7:15 pm

Swimming

Adult - Beginner

7:20 pm
For those with little experience or who are not comfortable in the water. Have fun, build trust, and gain confidence. Participants start with breath...

Swimming

Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina

7:20 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For school age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted with face in the water and without a flotation device....

Swimming

Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics

7:20 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 5. For school age children who can swim 50 yards unassisted and show endurance in the water with any stroke or...
7:30 pm

Swimming

Adult - Fear No More

7:30 pm
This is for the adult not yet comfortable in the water. Simple relaxation, having fun, building confidence and trust in the water are the main...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

7:35 pm
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 2. For Preschool age children who can swim 10 yards unassisted with their face in the water and without a flotation...
8:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

8:00 pm
5 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

8:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Swimming

Open Swim

8:10 pm
During open swim, some or all of the pool may be used for general exercise, recreation, or water play. All swimmers under 12 years of age must abide...

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

8:10 pm
1 lap lane is available to any members at this time. Circle swimming is required when two or more swimmers are in the lane.
9:00 pm

Health & Fitness

Open Gym (Half Court)

9:00 pm
Unstructured and unsupervised time in the gym. All members are welcome to use the gym on a first-come, first-serve basis. Gym schedule subject to...

Swimming

Lap Swim (10 Lanes)

9:00 pm
10 lap lanes are available to any members at this time. Please be courteous of other swimmers and choose a lane that best fits your speed or age....