Aquatics · Downtown Oakland YMCA
Downtown Oakland YMCA swim lessons, water fitness and other aquatic programs are a great way to build confidence and strength in the water. We are committed to teaching one of life’s most important skills: water safety. We also provide Family Swim and great options of rehabilitating injuries. Please check out our Pool Schedule.
Aquatic Fitness Classes
Our water fitness classes are great options for rehabilitating injuries, or for those just looking for a new way to exercise. The water reduces impact on your joints, while providing resistance for an excellent cardiovascular workout. Learn More!
Being in the water as a family is a great way to break free from the hustle and bustle of school and work and it is included with your facility membership. Learn More!
Adult Swim Lessons
Private and small group swim lessons are a great way to get started or give you the extra boost needed to achieve your swimming goals. Fill out a request form at the Welcome Center to be paired with one of our excellent teachers. Learn More!
Youth Swim Lessons
Help your child feel comfortable and safe in the water. Our age-appropriate Youth Swim Lessons are focused on skill-building and personal development. Learn More!
All members must follow our pool rules, which are designed to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone. Learn More!