Waco Family YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Waco Family YMCA
6800 Harvey Drive
Waco, TX 76710
(254) 776-6612

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$10.00. [August, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 10 lanes x 25m, 9 lanes, indoors, 82°F (28°C)
Pool 2
20y, 5 lanes, indoors, 88°F (31°C)


McLennan County
31.519831, -97.201718

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool opened in August, 1994.

Facility Reviews

Nice pool, deep and clear - I was the only swimmer in 10 lanes at 7 AM on a recent Friday morning. A tad warm - 82ºF? Staff is super nice and friendly, I would have a membership here if I lived in Waco. [February, 2014]
Nice facility and pool. I arrived at the pool at 7:30 PM and there were only a few women finishing up a deep water exercise. I had the pool to myself for most of the night. Pull buoys and kick boards are available pool side. The front desk will ask you to fill out a visitor's form and pay the $10 day pass. The form was simple and they accept all forms of payment. [August, 2014]
I worked out with the HEAT (Heart of Texas) Masters on 9/26/14. Coach Jim was most accommodating and provided a great work out. There weren't many of us there at 5:30 AM! USMS Masters should contact the Y first to get the okay to drop-in and join the practice. The HEAT's practice schedule can be found on the page linked to its team name, above . Note that while this is the Waco Y, it's located well south and west of town, about a 15 minute ride down I-35 from Baylor University or the main square by the ALICO building and hotels in downtown Waco. [September, 2014]