YWCA Alexandria-Pineville

Alexandria, LA, UNITED STATES

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
YWCA Alexandria-Pineville
Address
1831 Turner Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
UNITED STATES
Telephone
(318) 445-8880

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
$6.00. [March, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 5 lanes , indoors , 84ºF (29ºC)

Location

County/Region
Rapides Parish
GPS
31.298817,-92.453051

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

This location was formerly the home of the YMCA of Central Louisiana. The pool is open during all of the YWCA's open hours, with two lanes set aside for lap swimming at all times.

Facility Reviews

They just renovated the pool and repainted it. There are always two lanes available for swimming and three available for recreation… and in the warmer pool there are water aerobic classes that you can participate in as well.
[May, 2006]
This is a very old pool with a very shallow, shallow end. I could do a flip turn but it was difficult/comical. The water was not crystal clear, though I do believe it was clean. The pool was shared between a couple of designated lap lanes and water aerobics classes in the remaining area, and it was my impression that this is often the case. The staff was extremely friendly and the other swimmers were warm and welcoming, but the pool itself was sad. It was hard not to make connections between the shameful history of restricted pools in the south and this very worn and repaired pool where a majority of the patrons were black.
[September, 2016]