Heated Indoor Pool

Enjoy swimming year-round! With an indoor, heated pool, the Y is a great place for a day of fun in the pool, swimming or an aquacise workout.

General Pool Information:

  • Lap Lanes are 25 yards long
  • One mile = 66 laps
  • Shallow end depth:  zero entry to 3 feet
  • Lap Lane depth:  4.6 feet to 7.6 feet
  • If a swimmer age 13 years or under wants to use a lap lane, the lifeguard on duty will administer a swim test.  If the lifeguard does not feel the individual is an adequate swimmer, he/she reserves the right to ask the individual not to be in the lap lane area.
  • The use of lap lanes for recreational purposes is prohibited during peak hours.
  • Maximum number of swimmers per lap lane is 3.
  • Circle swim is required when sharing a lap lane.
  • No hanging on the lap lane ropes.
  • On a limited basis Joplin Family Y programming may require the use of all 3 lap lanes.  It is our desire to keep one lap lane open at all times.  Please see General Pool Hours.

Pool Policies 

  • Children 8 and under must have a guardian 16+ years old in the water with them.
  • Children ages 9 – 15 must have a guardian 16+ years old on the pool deck.
  • At the lifeguard’s discretion, if space allows, properly used flotation devices are allowed.
  • Children using any flotation device must remain in the shallow end of the pool.
  • No gum, food or drink is allowed in the pool area.
  • Public appropriate and proper swim attire must be worn.
  • No diving, running, pushing, dunking, splashing or horseplay allowed.
  • No timed holding breath under water.
  • Swimmers are required to shower before entering the pool.
  • Swim diapers are required for children who are not toilet-trained.
  • Only lifeguards are allowed on the lifeguard island.

General Pool Hours

  • Monday through Friday: 5:00 am -1:00 pm (Closed from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm)
  • Monday through Friday: 4:00 pm – 7:45 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00 am – 4:45 pm
  • Sunday: Noon-3:45 pm

Please Note Special Closure Times:

  • Due to the high volume of members in the pool and for the safety of our members and our lifeguards:
    • Lap Lanes will be closed for Programming:  Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am.