Whether you’re eight years old or eighty, there are swimming programs for you at the Greater Holyoke YMCA. We have two pools: a six-lane 25-yard pool utilized mostly for lap swimming, masters swim lessons, and our Vikings Swim Team, and a four-lane warm water 20-yard pool. Here are our Small & Large Pool Schedules. Download our current program schedules by clicking on the links below.


Fall II Session-Classes for Children and Adults

Fall II Session registration begins on October 24th. The Fall Session is 7 weeks and runs from Sunday, November 1 to Saturday, December 19.

Masters Swim Programtriteam1

Masters swim practice will be held 5 days a week in the large pool.  Mondays and Wednesdays are  focused on stroke technique and triathlon specific workouts.  They are 45 minutes long and are part of the Triathlon Program but can be attended by Masters swimmers.  Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays are intense 90 minute training sessions that on sprinting and long distance events.  These practices are not part of the Triathlon Program.

What you need

  1. Goggles
  2. Swim suit
  3. Swim cap
  4. Pull buoys and kick boards are provided
  5. Water bottle

Holyoke YMCA Vikings

Join the Holyoke Y Vikings!  For questions about our Vikings, please contact the team office by calling Coach Nick Rice at 413-534-5631 x128, or email him

50 Mile Club

Pool Schedules, Policies & Class Descriptions