McBurney YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
McBurney YMCA
125 West 14th Street, Greenwich Village / Chelsea
New York, NY 10011
(212) 912-2300

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$25.00 or download a Free Day Pass from the Y's website. [January, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 7 lanes, indoors, 82ºF (29ºC)


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.737916, -73.997726

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

The McBurney YMCA opened in January, 2003.
Swim caps are absolutely, positively required - no exceptions.
They always keep three lanes open for laps: 5:30 A.M., 10.30 A.M to noon, and mid-afternoon are said to be the quietest times. Note, however, that drop-in admissions are not available until 8 AM.

Facility Reviews

A nice, new pool, with a high ceiling and good ventilation - a cut above Vanderbilt and West Side.
Rating: 7 on a scale of 10. It’s busy with lots of aqua aerobics, etc.
New and clean, most swimmers are courteous (guards do NOT enforce lane etiquette). But it's way beyond busy - after work only three or four lanes are available for laps, all very crowded, with five or six swimmers per lane. Membership rates are on a par with commercial clubs.
The water was cloudy when I swam here. It was also on the warm side about 83º or 84ºF (28º or 29ºC).