Pool Schedule & Lap Lane Reservations

Aquatics Updates as of 10/20/2020

Masks are required on deck and should be worn until you are ready to enter the pool

During the month of November, the pool will be open during 1:30-3:30pm M-F. We will use this time to determine the need for these hours and will announce the December schedule before Thanksgiving.

Beginning Monday 10/25, the following MANDATORY RESERVATION spaces are open Mon-Fri:

  • 3:30-4:15 pm 6 available spots
  • 4:15-5:00 pm 6 available spots
  • 5:00-5:30 pm 0 available spots (transition time)
  • 5:30-6:15 pm 4 available spots

If you are not on the reservation list, you will not be allowed in the pool area. Please make sure you receive the confirmation e-mail prior to coming for your reservation.

Reservations can be made up to 12pm on the day of!

The pool will be closed on the following Sundays for swim team meets:

10/18*, 11/8**, 11/15*, 12/6**, 12/13*, 1/17*

* YMCA Virtual Swim Meet for Penn Del League – WB Team ONLY

** Pacers Aquatic Club USA Swimming Meet 

Andrea Butchko, Aquatics Director, andrea.butchko@wbymca.org
Sam Reinhardt, Aquatics Coordinator, sam.reinhardt@wbymca.org

To make a reservation: Call/stop by the front desk, call/email aquatics 570-970-5051, or reserve online.

Looking for more lap swim times?
All WB memberships accepted at Pittston pool; no reservations required. See Pittston YMCA website for schedule.

WB weekend hours 8-4pm Saturday, 8-12pm Sunday

This video presented by your Aquatic Employees will explain how to enter/exit our YMCA, what changes you can expect and how to reserve your lap lane before coming to the Y.


We appreciate your help as we accommodate new programs while still adhering to PA Dept of Health guidelines.

Andrea Butchko, Aquatics Director, andrea.butchko@wbymca.org
Sam Reinhardt, Aquatics Coordinator, sam.reinhardt@wbymca.org

Entry Procedures

  • Members are encouraged to wear their swimsuits and come to the pool ready to swim
  • Two single stall bathrooms and one dry changing area will be made available for any changing needs; there is no locker room access at this time
  • Swimmers will enter the pool through the doors closest to the lifeguard station, down the hall from the central stairwell (follow signage)
  • Swimmers will wait in a designated bleacher area for their lane to clear. Once checked in with the lifeguard, they will be able to enter the water and begin their workout

During the Swim

  • Swimmers are encouraged to interact as little as possible with those in adjacent lanes
  • No equipment will be lent out, but swimmers may bring their own to use and take away with them
  • Masks are strongly discouraged in the pool, and will not be required
  • The lifeguard will provide a 10- and 5-minute warning

Exit Procedures

  • Please exit the pool promptly and collect your belongings
  • You may dry off on the pool deck, and are encouraged to leave the building as soon as you feel comfortable
  • Swimmers will leave the pool deck through the double doors closest to the central stairwell (follow signage)
  • If you require a changing area, the same single stall bathrooms and one dry changing area will be made available; there is no locker room access at this time

Reservation based lane schedule

  • 1 person/lane (or 2 people of the same household/lane)
  • All reservations for 1 hour
  • Reservations can be made one week in advance, and no sooner than 1 day.

Our goal during this time is to provide you with a safe and socially distanced way to practice your personal aqua-fitness activities. We will be wiping commonly touched areas frequently and maintaining 6-feet between our staff and members. We hope you will join us in making this transition safe and enjoyable!

Text Alerts

Text FILLMEIN to 84483 to receive Facility alerts.

Text WBYCW to 84483 to receive Child Watch alerts.

Text OUTDOOREX to 84483 to receive Outdoor Goup Exercise alerts.

Text GROUPEX to 84483 to receive Indoor Group Exercise alerts.

Text YGYMS to 84483 to receive Gym Alerts alerts.

Text YCHILDCARE to 84483 to receive Childcare alerts.

Text WBFAM to 84483 to receive Youth and Family Programming alerts.

Text WBKIDS to 84483 to receive School Age Child Care alerts.

Text YTEEN to 84483 to receive Teen Programming alerts.

Text YMCAOFF to 84483 to receive Summer O.F.F. alerts.

Text YCKDAY to 84483 to receive Day Camp alerts.

Text YCKOVERNIGHT to 84483 to receive Overnight Camp alerts.

Text YCKFAMILIES to 84483 to receive YCK Families alerts.

Text POOLALERTS to 84483 to receive Mericle Pool alerts.

Text WBYST to 84483 to receive WBY Swim Team alerts.