Pool Guidelines

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  • All members must sign a pre-arrival waiver electronically to be admitted.  Click here for details.
  • Members must make a reservation the day before by calling the Y at 914-967-6363 between 7am and 6pm.  Swimmers who require the stairs can reserve a therapy lane, 1 lane per time block is available in each pool. (For Monday reservations, please call on Saturday) Click here for more details.
  • Masks are required throughout the building and on deck.
  • Please come dressed to swim. Wear a swim suit under your clothes.  Locker rooms are closed and the lockers in the wet corridor are unavailable. There will be two bathrooms available in the wet corridor for toilet use only.  Members are asked to shower pre-swim with soap and water at home.  Please bring a water bottle as drinking fountains are for refilling bottles only. Please bring any equipment you need – i.e. kick board, pull buoys, fins, jog belts etc.
  • Swim rules: No stopping on lane lines, please. Swimmers in lanes 1, 3 and 5 will only be able to stop swimming for a break at the shallow end of the pool. Swimmers in lanes 2, 4, and 6 will only be able to stop swimming for a break at the deep end of the pool. There should be no prolonged breaks during swim times. At the end of swim period, a whistle will be blown, please follow instructions & exit promptly. Stay in your own lane; wait for instructions from staff.  Swimmer Responsibilities

Wave 1: Both pools will be open for 1 swimmer per lane.

Swimmers will line up in the wet corridor, standing on floor markers indicating 6 feet distance from each other. Pool concierge will let them in at their designated swim time and offer assistance, including assigning swim lanes. When swimmers enter the pool area, they will be assigned to a swim chair at the head of their lane to leave their belongings and hang up their items. Each chair will be cleaned by staff after each use. A swim reservation made for 7:00am, will start swim at 7:10am and end swim at 7:50am.

Brookside Pool (Maximum 6 swimmers)

Arrive 7am 8am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm
Start 7:10 8:10 9:10 10:10 11:10 12:10 1:10 2:10 3:10 4:10 5:10 6:10
End 7:50 8:50 9:50 10:50 11:50 12:50 1:50 2:50 3:50 4:50 5:50 6:50

Brookside Pool swimmers will exit directly into the lobby in their wet gear, through the double emergency exit doors near the front entrance.

Pa Cope Pool (Maximum 4 swimmers)

In order to alleviate congestion of swimmers from Brookside pool, pool reservations for Pa Cope swimmers will be staggered to ensure all swimmers are in the Brookside pool before their arrival. Pa Cope swimmers must wait outside of the facility until their designated reservation. Pa Cope pool is now available for water exercise, water therapy, and private swim lessons. On select days/times, we  close the lap swim schedule in Pa Cope and allow reservations for water therapy, private swim, or water exercise classes. During this time, we will not permit more than 10 people in the pool at a time. Please check schedule for details.

Youth/Teen Lap Swim for youth/teens 12-14 and Family Swim will be held in the Pa Cope pool. Please check schedule for details.

Arrive 7:30am 8:30am 9:30am 10:30am 11:30am 12:30pm 1:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:30pm 5:30pm
Start 7:40 8:40 9:40 10:40 11: 40 12:40 1:40 2:40 3:40 4:40 5:40
End 8:20 9:20 10:20 11:20 12:20 1:20 2:20 3:20 4:20 5:20 6:20

Pa Cope Pool swimmers will exit into the wet corridor and through the lobby door that they entered through.