T. Boone Pickens Family YMCA


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
T. Boone Pickens Family YMCA
601 North Akard Street, Downtown
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 954-0500

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$20.00. (See the third review, below.) [December, 2018]
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Local Hotel(s)
Guests registered at the Fairmont Hotel Dallas [(214) 720-2020]: $10.00. (Purchase passes from the hotel concierge desk.) [August, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25m, 8 lanes , indoors , 82°F (28°C)


On Akard St. between Ross and San Jacinto.
Dallas County
32.784945, -96.801122

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Facility Notes

We have no notes for this facility.

Facility Reviews

The pool was nice. They had kickboards, buoys and zoomers. I went around 6 P.M. on a Tuesday and it was not crowded. A few lanes had two people in them.
It’s a big pool and there was plenty of room at 9 AM. I had a lane to myself for over an hour - twice. The water temperature was great and there were lots of pullbuoys and kickboards to use.
Big pool. Friendly staff. I had to share a lane only once out of three+ hours of swimming.

While the Y does offer a day pass, the Dallas area YMCAs also allow anyone to sign up for a free one-week membership (local residency not required, just sign up on their web site). I stayed next door at the Fairmont and used the Y every day for a week for free.
[May, 2015]
This is a very nice facility: The staff was very helpful; the 25m pool was very clean and has at least 8 lap lanes; and the locker room was well equipped. A good experience!
[August, 2017]