Aquatic safety and swimming instruction are among our highest priorities, and we continue to work on recruiting and fully training certified, experienced instructors and additional lifeguards to expand our existing team of aquatics coaches, lifeguards and managers. Now with two pools, we need a larger number of highly qualified aquatics staff so we can meet the growing demand for swimming lessons for people of all ages.
We anticipate that more programs and services will be introduced throughout the remainder of 2021 and into 2022 to fully-utilize the new expansion and repurposed spaces. Please continue reading to learn more about our additional swim programs, employment opportunities and more.

For more information on our Aquatics programs including private swim lessons, or joining our team of dedicated swim professionals, please contact Senior Aquatics Director Jon Siegel by email or call 973-822-9622 x2228.

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Indoor Lap Swim

Our new 8-lane pool is now open for lap swim to our Madison Area YMCA members Monday - Friday 7-10AM (8 lanes as staffing permits), and from 3:30-7:30PM (4 lanes) both in our new 8-lane pool. It is also available Saturday and Sundays, 8- 10AM (8 lanes as staffing permits). Lane availability subject to change. Although registration is not required for lap swim, we require swimmers to sign in and out at the pool deck to allow our team to best evaluate our members' pool usage and adjust our schedule and staffing needs as we continue to expand our offerings.

Through a continued partnership, we are grateful to continue to offer active Madison Area YMCA Members access to additional indoor lap swim at the Summit Area YMCA through September. We encourage our members to use our facility as the first option. Learn more here.
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Mariners Swim Team

The Madison Area YMCA Swim Team offers a year-round opportunity for competitive swimming in both YMCA and USA Swimming. There are limited spots available on the Madison Area YMCA Mariners Competitive Swim Team. The team is comprised of girls and boys ages 6 years old through high school seniors. The main competitive season runs from September through March. Summer clinics are open to aspiring Mariners. For more information, contact Senior Aquatics Director and Mariners Head Coach Jon Siegel by email or at 973-822-9622 x2228

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Masters Adult Swimming Program

Looking to get back into the water to improve your health, prepare for a competition, or enhance your endurance and technique? Join our Masters Swim Program, for adults ages 18+. This August, we are offering a special Masters Adult Swim Welcome Back Clinic, starting, Tuesday, August 3, at no fee for Madison Area YMCA members and open to nonmembers for $15/clinic. The Masters Clinic runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month of August at 6:15-7:15 p.m. Participants can join by registering online, or in person at the Welcome Center before getting to the pool deck. Our Masters Adult Swimming Program will return in September with our Fall program session.


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Fall Aquatics Programs

The Madison Area YMCA's new Walker D. Kirby Aquatics Center, featuring our new 8-lane pool and upgraded 4-lane pool, is fully open with youth and adult programming with our Fall 2021 Program Session, beginning on September 13. Aquatic safety and swimming instruction are among our highest priorities.

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Make A Splash

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