West Side YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
West Side YMCA
5 West 63rd Street, Upper West Side
New York, NY 10023
(212) 912-2600

Adult Admission Price & Policy

First three visits Free, then $25.00 per day. [February, 2017]
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YMCA: Call.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y x 25f, 4 lanes, indoors, 81ºF (27ºC).
Pool 2
20y x 20f, 4 lanes, indoors, ~85ºF (29ºC).


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.770870, -73.980591

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
Click on the Team Name to view its website.

Facility Notes

Bring your own lock.
All swimmers are required to wear swim caps.
There are no "loaners" available and there is no shop where you can pick up replacements for forgotten items.

Facility Reviews

Rating: 5 on a scale of 10. Often crowded. Old style. Pick your times carefully - otherwise eat bubbles.
Early A.M. best bet. Pick your lane thoughtfully; NYC swimmers will let you know if you picked wrong.
One of the best places in Manhattan for lap swimming.
The large pool [Pool 1] is open for lap swimming from 5 AM to 10:45 PM Monday through Friday, and from 8 AM to 7:45 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The small pool [Pool 2] is used primarily for instruction and youth activities.
[June, 2013]