Santa Monica Family YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Santa Monica Family YMCA
1332 Sixth Street, Downtown
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-2721

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Single-swim admission is not available to the general public.
YMCA: Call.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y x 36f, 6 lanes, ozone sanitized (reduced chlorine), indoors, 82ºF (28ºC)


On Sixth St. off Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles County
34.018460, -118.494041

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

In addition to the main pool, there is a smaller, 84º - 86ºF, training pool (about 4f deep) and a spa pool.
The Y requires all swimmers to wear swim caps.
There are two sets of locker rooms: downstairs for kids and families, also useful for the handicapped, as they're on the pool deck level; upstairs for adults (>14) only.

Facility Reviews

Rating: 8 of 10. Always chilly but light and clean ozone filtered pool. Moderately heavily used (mainly between 5 and 7 PM) but evenings and weekends can be very quiet. Always set up for lap swimming.
They gave in to the complaining splashers and raised the water temperature to 82ºF (it was 80ºF, before) and they’ve added swimming classes at night, so many nights the pool is uncrowded only after 9 PM. If you swim late, be forewarned that the garage is locked at 10 PM.
[June, 2012]