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

Are you interested in coaching? Want to help with youth programs for a volunteer opportunity your whole family can participate in? When we all join, we rise together!

We Appreciate Your Support

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

5:00 am

Swimming

Private Swim Lessons

5:00 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...
5:15 am

Swimming

Private Swim Lessons

5:15 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...
6:30 am

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

6:30 am
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....
7:00 am

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

7:00 am
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

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...

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

BODYPUMP

7:00 am
This original barbell class challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls....

Health & Fitness

Cycle

7:00 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...

Swimming

Lap Swim (1 Lane)

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

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

Yoga 50

7:30 am
Create a mind-body connection with this flowing sequence of poses linked together with deliberate breaths. Yoga postures are connected with breath,...
8:00 am

Swimming

Lap Swim (3 Lanes)

8:00 am
3 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)

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

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...

Health & Fitness

Aqua Fit Deep

8:00 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...
8:15 am

Health & Fitness

Cycle 55/Core

8:15 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

Step

8:15 am
A fun, challenging cardio workout using a step and risers. Adjust the intensity to fit your needs.
8:30 am

Health & Fitness

Pilates

8:30 am
This mat work class focuses on the body's core stability. Enhance your control, stability, coordination, endurance, balance, strength and flexibility.
9:00 am

Swimming

Lap Swim (3 Lanes)

9:00 am
3 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

BODYCOMBAT

9:00 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

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

9:00 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...

Kids and Family Activities

Diving Instruction

9:00 am
Learn basic diving skills that lead to more advanced dives off our one-meter boards. Our experienced diving staff teach divers in a lightly...

Swimming

Youth Stage 1: Water Acclimation

9:00 am
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 1: Water Acclimation

9:00 am
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...
9:15 am

Health & Fitness

Ultimate Crosstraining 45

9:15 am
Every day is different in this challenging class that combines cardio and strength training by incorporating a variety of equipment.
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...

Swimming

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

9:40 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

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

9:40 am
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...
9:45 am

Kids and Family Activities

Parent and Me Tumbling

9:45 am
Balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and social skills are featured in this gross-motor and confidence-building activity for parents and their...

Health & Fitness

Restorative Yoga 30

9:45 am
A meditative class for restoring the body's natural balance. Poses are held for several minutes while you relax and release tension using focused...

Swimming

Youth Stage 2: Water Movement

9:50 am
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...
10:00 am

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...

Health & Fitness

Y Pack

10:00 am
Y Pack is a community of members that meet for team-based training that offers alternating workouts that are fun, challenging, and motivating. There...

Health & Fitness

Y Pack

10:00 am
Y Pack is a community of members that meet for team-based training that offers alternating workouts that are fun, challenging, and motivating. There...

Swimming

Lap Swim (3 Lanes)

10:00 am
3 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

CXWORX 30

10:00 am
CXWORX is a 30-minute revolutionary core training workout that will challenge you, while improving functional strength, balance and mobility.
10:15 am

Health & Fitness

BODYPUMP

10:15 am
This original barbell class challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls....

Swimming

Preschool Stage 1: Water Acclimation

10:20 am
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

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

10:20 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...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 3: Water Stamina

10:20 am
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...
10:30 am

Health & Fitness

Cycle 55/Core

10:30 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

Chair Yoga

10:30 am
You will work through an amazing series of adapted exercises, increasing strength and flexibility while being supported by a chair.

Health & Fitness

BODYCOMBAT 45 (Family Friendly)

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

Lap Swim (4 Lanes)

10:30 am
4 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

Youth Stage 3: Water Stamina

10:40 am
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....
11:00 am

Swimming

Preschool Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

11:00 am
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 (4 Lanes)

11:00 am
4 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

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

11:00 am
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

Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

11:00 am
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For school age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn...

Swimming

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

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...
11:30 am

Health & Fitness

Zumba

11:30 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.

Swimming

Youth Stage 4: Stroke Introduction

11:30 am
Prerequisite: Completion of Stage 3. For school age children who can swim 15 yards unassisted. Having mastered the fundamentals, students learn...

Swimming

Preschool Stage 2: Water Movement

11:40 am
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 3: Water Stamina

11:40 am
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...
11:45 am

Health & Fitness

Gentle Yoga (Family Friendly)

11:45 am
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

Youth Stage 5: Stroke Development

11:50 am
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...
12:00 pm

Health & Fitness

TRX for MS

12:00 pm
Join Gina, a certified TRX for MS instructor as well as a fellow MS'er, on Saturdays at 12pm. Gina will conduct a 30 minute class for MS participants....

Swimming

Lap Swim (4 Lanes)

12:00 pm
4 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....
12:30 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (9 Lanes)

12:30 pm
9 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

Youth Stage 6: Stroke Mechanics

12:40 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...
1:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (9 Lanes)

1:00 pm
9 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....
1:15 pm

Health & Fitness

BODYPUMP

1:15 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

SNAP Youth Swim

1:15 pm
Adaptive swimming programming is for individuals of all abilities. Specialized instruction by qualified staff and volunteers will allow children and...
1:30 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (10 Lanes)

1:30 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....
1:45 pm

Swimming

SNAP Adult Swim

1:55 pm
Adaptive swimming programming is for individuals of all abilities. Specialized instruction by qualified staff and volunteers will allow children and...
2:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (5 Lanes)

2:00 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....
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....
3:30 pm

Swimming

Open Swim

3:30 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)

3:30 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....

Swimming

Lap Swim (2 Lanes)

3:30 pm
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....
4:00 pm

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 (2 Lanes)

4:00 pm
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 (10 Lanes)

4:00 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....
5:00 pm

Swimming

Lap Swim (2 Lanes)

5:00 pm
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

Open Swim

5:00 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)

5:00 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....
6:00 pm

Swimming

Open Swim

6:00 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 (2 Lanes)

6:00 pm
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 (10 Lanes)

6:00 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....