& Exercise

The YMCA Aquatics program provides swim lessons for all ages, water aerobics classes, lifeguard certification, and open swim times for family fun and fitness.

We have two locations with pools: The Cooper Street Branch has an indoor pool available year round. The Central Branch has an outdoor pool available during summer months.

Family Swim

The YMCA of Arlington is now offering a recreational swim for individuals with special needs and
their families.

Bettas Swim Team

This competitive swim team practices four days a week at two locations in Arlington, with swim meets throughout the year.
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Lifeguard Certification

Build confidence, save a life! Become certified a certified YMCA Lifeguard and become a part of the team!

> COOPER LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION                                   


Aquatics Programs:

YMCA of Arlington aquatic programs include:

  • Swim lessons for all ages
  • Backyard Swim Lessons (Available Memorial Day through Labor Day)
  • Swim Team - Cooper Street Bettas and Central Bettas
  • Water Aerobics
  • Lifeguarding classes
  • Open Swim Times
  • Pool Facilty Rentals
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Aquatics Schedules:

PASS THE TEST, LEAVE THE VEST! Children under the age of 18 MUST pass the swim test in order to swim at our Family Centers without a Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device (PFD) or without direct adult supervision. >CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Central Family Center
The Central YMCA Family Center Pool is OPEN!
Water Aerobics & Pool Schedule  

Cooper Street Family Center
Pool Rental Info  Fall/Winter Swim Lessons
Summer Swim Lessons
Water Aerobics Schedule Swim Lesson Descriptions
Pool Schedule Pool Rules