Eleven branches of the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth have swimming pools – four are indoor and nine are outdoor. In addition, Camp Carter YMCA has an outdoor pool that is used during the summer camp season.

We’re taking a stand against drowning

This Memorial Day, all YMCA pools will be open to the public and include free water safety demonstrations!

When: Monday, May 29th from 12pm to 5pm

Where: ALL Fort Worth YMCA Pools

Additional Information: Water Safety Demos will take place at all our pools at 2pm that day!

Before letting your children hit the water this summer, remember these few tips to ensure it’s an enjoyable and safe experience.


Our Programs

  • Swim lessons for all ages
  • Swim Team
  • Water Aerobics
  • Lifeguarding classes

At the Y, we focus on these 5 components of swim lessons:

  1. Personal safety
  2. Personal growth
  3. Water sports & games
  4. Rescue
  5. Stroke development



Which stage is your child ready for?

Check out our Lesson Selector to find out!

Check out our new Swim Lesson Descriptions:



YMCA Pool Locations:

Learn more about our involvement with the Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition and its Safe Swim Program.