Pool Announcements



The McIntyre Aquatic Center includes:

  • Lap Pool
    • 6 lap lanes
    • 81 degrees
  • The Hilde Family Recreation Pool
    • Teaching Pool
    • Splashpad
    • Lazy River
    • 85 degrees
  • Hot Tub
    • 102 degrees
  • Steam Rooms
    • East 112 degrees
    • West 105 degrees
When swim lessons are taking place in the teaching pool, the splashpad and lazy river will have limited capacity.

AVAILABILITY IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. For the most up-to-date pool schedule, please click the “Pool Schedule” button at the bottom of the page.

Pool Layout

*Illustration is not drawn to scale

Group Swim Lessons: Spring/Summer Registration Dates


Public Group Swim Lessons

Group Swim Lessons are available to Y members and community members alike. We are offering lessons to two age groups: 3-5 and 6-12. To learn more about lessons, including stages and schedules, please click on the appropriate button below.

Stage A & B Lessons

Stage A (“Water Discovery”) and Stage B (“Water Exploration”) swim lessons are a great opportunity for parents and their infants/toddlers (ages 6 months to 2 years) to be in the water together and begin developing safety and comfort in water.


Private Swim Lessons

Not interested in group swim lessons? We are also offering private swim lessons in English and Spanish! To learn more about these lesson options, including stages and schedules, please click on the appropriate button below.

SVYA Swim Team

The Skagit Valley Family YMCA Aquatics team (SYVA) is a year-round dual YMCA/USA competitive swim team. We offer high quality coaching and technical instruction based on the swimmers age and ability. Our goal is to provide every team member an opportunity to improve their skills and achieve success—from novice to national level. All of this while instilling a love of swimming, self-confidence and perseverance.

Our 2021-2022 Swim Team is currently full. 

Please check our team website for more information or for when we have open spots available.

Lifeguard Training/Community Safety Classes

The Skagit Valley Family YMCA has partnered with the American Red Cross to provide Lifeguarding and Community Safety courses at the Y.  You can find more information about these classes at the American Red Cross website.  Prospective Lifeguard employees of the Skagit Valley Family YMCA can take this class for free!  Contact [email protected] if interested!