YMCA Swimming Pools: The Don Sjogren Community YMCA features an indoor swimming pool that is open year round for open swimming, lap swimming, water exercise classes and swim lessons. The pool features a zero-depth entry on one side for young kids and easy entrance into the pool for those with disabilities. A water slide and fountain toy are popular features for the kids.
The Orthman Community YMCA at the Crossing Pool, 1006 N. Airport Road, is open year-round for swim lessons, aquatics exercise classes, open swim and party rentals.
The YMCA at Gothenburg Health also features an indoor pool that is open year-round for swimming, classes and swim lessons. The Gothenburg YMCA also operates the outdoor pool in Gothenburg during the summer months. The pool is open at various times for kids, families, lap swimmers and swim lessons.
Swim Team: Whether kids are looking to compete or just stay active, joining the YMCA Swim Team can help. Swim Team is offered at both the Holdrege and Gothenburg locations. Swim Team registration in Holdrege occurs in August/September, and swimmers practice and compete from September through March.
Swim Lessons: Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and a challenging sport. The Y offers swim lessons (for all ages) so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.