We’re here for all—with fitness classes for young, old, beginners, experts and everyone in between. Sort by area to see our pool, gymnasium, and fitness class schedules. Find your fit at the Chinatown YMCA.



CURRENT HOURS   NEW HOURS (beginning August 14)

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM-7:30 PM

10:00 AM-5:00 PM


Monday - Friday
6:30 AM-10:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM


Beginning August 14, group exercise classes, lap swim, family swim, and basketball will be available for Chinatown YMCA members. Learn more about available activities, and download the YMCA of Greater New York mobile app to stay updated.

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Group Exercise Classes

Indoor group exercise classes are now open! All classes are included with membership. Please bring your own towel and water bottle. See our schedule below. 


Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are available. Please contact Miguel Garcia at migarcia@ymcanyc.org for more information. Please visit here for current class offerings. 

Lap Swim

Lap swim is organized swimming up and down the length of the pool repeatedly. Two swimmers at a time may split the lane for back and forth swim. Three or more swimmers in the lane at a time are required to circle swim.

Reservations are not required for swim sessions. Members can drop in during our scheduled lap swim times. Please see the below schedule for more details.

Please be aware of the following swim policies:

  • Please bring your own towel and swim cap
  • Please take a shower before entering the pool
  • Teens ages 12-17yrs old who cannot pass a swim test must be accompanied by an adult 18 years and older and in the water at all times.
  • Selected equipment is available to use. Please return when you are finished using.
  • We encourage all members, program participants, and visitors to wear a mask when indoors. 
  • Locker rooms are provided for your personal belongings. Please bring your own lock.
  • 5 people per lane circle swimming
  • Please see new protocols in our FAQ
  • YMCA Code of Conduct must be followed at all times.

Multipurpose Swim 

Multi-purpose swim is for adult recreation, families and teens (during teen hours).  No lap swim allowed in designed multi-purpose lanes Lap & Multi-purpose swim are open to Y members only.

Adult Basketball Schedules

Adults can drop in to play basketball - both shootaround and games. First come, first serve—no reservations necessary. 



Teen Access and Teen Fitness Center

If you have a teen membership, you can come in during the Teen Fitness Center hours:

Monday – Friday
1:00pm -8:00pm

10:0am – 5:00pm

If you are a teen on a family membership, you can come on your own during teen hours. If you come with an adult who is part of your family membership, you can come anytime the Y is open.

All teens ages 12 through 17 are required to complete a fitness equipment orientation before using the fitness equipment. Inquire at the front desk to make an appointment.



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