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POOL HOURS
 

SIMI VALLEY FAMILY YMCA

SIMI_POOL

YARROW FAMILY YMCA

YARROW POOL CROPPED

POOL POLICIES

POOL RULES
  • No diving, running, or rough play allowed.
  • All swimmers must shower before entering pool.
  • All children 11 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Children 2 years and younger must wear swim diapers or liner at all times.
  • Please use locker rooms or Family Changing Rooms to change your child’s suit. Changing on pool decks is prohibited.
  • No glass, gum, soap, or food allowed in pool area.
  • Proper swim attire must be worn. Not cutoffs or t-shirts allowed
  • Full face snorkel masks are not permitted
  • When there are more than 2 swimmers per lanes, everyone must circle swim
  • Spitting, blowing of the nose or discharging of bodily waste in the pool is prohibited.
  • Sitting or hanging on float lines is not allowed.
  • Please obey the lifeguard at all times.
AGE REQUIREMENTS

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Lap Swimming and Aqua Classes are available for members 12+.
  2. Family Swim is available for ALL ages.
  3. Open Swim is available for members ages 12+

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PARENTS: Please read the section labeled Youth Swim Policies.

YOUTH SWIM POLICIES
  1. YOUTH POLICIES: 
    1. General Youth Supervision Policy:
      • Children ages 8 and under must have a parent or guardian in the water within arm's reach at all times regardless of swimming ability.
      • Children between the ages 9 to 11 must have a parent or guardian on the pool deck at all times regardless of swimming ability.
      • Children 12 and above may swim without a parent or guardian present.
      • Lifeguards may swim check any child with questionable swimming ability and limit them to specific areas of the pool.
    2. Lap Swimming:
      • Youth are allowed to participate in lap swim as long as they are swimming continuously and do not cause a disturbance to other swimmers
      • Lifeguards reserve the ability to swim test any member, at any time.
    3. Aqua Fitness Classes:
      1. Youth ages 12 and up may participate in aquatic group fitness classes.

      2. Lifeguards reserve the ability to swim test any member, at any time.

    4. Swim Testing Policies

      • Lifeguards reserve the ability to swim test any member, regardless of age, who we question whether or not may have the ability to be safe in the pool independently.  

      • Lifejackets and puddle jumpers are available to any one that we feel may need additional support in the water.

      • Swim Tests will include the following:

        • Swim the length of the pool using a strong and consistent forward stroke without stopping.
        • Climb out of the pool without using a ladder.
        • Jump in feet first and tread for 30 seconds.
FAMILY SWIM
  • See Youth Supervision Policies
  • No noodles, pool floats, or arm floats allowed during Family Swim.
  • Kickboards may be used as long as they are being used correctly.
  • Lifeguards have the authority to restrict equipment use if members or guests are observed using it improperly.
WATER WALKING AND LAP SWIM
  • Water Walking:

    • Lane 1 only
    • Members may walk or work out in portion of the pool that is not being utilized by Aqua Class (Classes use lane 1 through 5, or 6)
    • No Walking in lane 6 through 8 during Aqua Classes
    • Lifeguard reserve the right to politely ask any member to move lanes at any time.
  • Lap Swimming:

    • Lap Lanes are first-come-first serve. During peak usage it will become necessary for you to circle swim with other swimmer.
    • When entering a lane with other swimmer, notify them that you will be joining the lane.
    • When entering the water, never dive or jump.
    • Lifeguards reserve the right to politely ask any member to move lanes at any time.

For more information, please refer to our Pool Schedule or contact us so that we can provide further explanation.

LOCKER ROOMS
  • Locks provided on Lockers (No outside locks)
  • Locker are available for day use only (Items left over night will be removed and placed in lost and found)
  • Valuables cannot be accepted for safekeeping at front desk
  • No Towel Service (please bring your own towel)
  • No Cell Phone, Camera or Video Equipment of any kind is to be used in the locker room
  • Food or Drink of any kind is prohibited in locker room. Plastic water bottles are permitted. No Glass of any kind
WHAT SHOULD I BRING
  • Bring your own water bottle
  • Bring your own towel
  • Bring your membership card/key tag
  • Restrooms are available
OTHER POOL INFORMATION

Simi Valley Family YMCA - 2 Indoor Pools

  • Lap Pool
    • 6 Lap Lanes
    • 25-yard Lap Length
    • ADA Chair Lift
    • Shallow End 3.5 Feet to Deep End 5 feet
    • Temperature 79-82 degree Fahrenheit
  • Warm Pool
    • 15-Yard Length By 6.5-Yard Width
    • ADA Chair Lift
    • Shallow End 3.5 feet to Deep End 4 feet
    • Temperature 87-89 degree Fahrenheit

Yarrow Family YMCA - 2 Indoor Pools

  • Lap Pool
    • 8 Lap Lane
    • 25-Yard Lap Length
    • ADA Chair Lift
    • Shallow End 3.5 Feet to Deep End 9 Feet
    • Temperature 79-81 degree Fahrenheit 
  • Warm Pool
    • 15-Yards Length by 13-yard Width
    • ADA Chair Lift
    • Shallow End 3 Feet to Deep End 5 Feet
    • Temperature 88-92 Degrees Fahrenheit
YMCA POLICIES AND MEMBER INFORMATION

Please see our Member Handbook for policies and member information

GUESTS

Please see our guest policy in our Member Handbook.

AQUATICS CLASSES

WATER-AEROBICS

SWIM LESSONS

 

SAW Swimming

FAMILY SWIM

 

Family Pool Fun