West Family YMCA – Boise City Aquatics Center


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
West Family YMCA – Boise City Aquatics Center
5959 North Discovery Way
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 377-9622

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$9.01 (Includes tax). [October, 2016]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m, 8 lanes x 25y, 20(+/-) lanes, 13.5f maximum depth , indoors , 82ºF (28ºC)
Pool 2
25y instructional pool , indoors , 85º - 87ºF (29º - 31ºC)
1m and 3m diving boards.


Ada County
43.659057, -116.341001

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Water Polo
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Water Polo
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Facility Notes

The facility also has a wading pool, with its own fountains and water toys, and a generously sized Jaccuzzi®. Besides the pool, there is a large area with cardio equipment and a wide range of both free weights and strength training machines, a rock climbing wall, basketball gym, and activity gym area, four handball/racquetball courts, and adult and family locker rooms.
Pull buoys, kickboards, and towels are provided.

Facility Reviews

I rarely had to wait for a lane after work and weekend late mornings. At peak hours, there are almost always at least 3 lanes for laps. The water is cold; they said 82º, but it felt like 77º.
A state of the art facility. At 7 AM I was amazed to find I had my choice of at least 10 empty lanes (widthwise) in the Olympic pool. The water was deep and cool, and I had a lifetime best for a 2500m swim. Highly recommended - one of the best pools I've ever had the pleasure to swim in. Bring your own lock.