Free swim hours vary between YMCA locations; local YMCA facilities in the United States are found by going to YMCA.net and searching by city, state or ZIP code. Swimming pool access at the YMCA is usually free for members; nonmembers usually must pay a small fee.
Some YMCA locations offer guest passes for free access. Times when the pool is open to anyone are usually listed on a YMCA schedule as "open swim" periods.
YMCA locations across the United States offer various aquatic activities in their pools. These may include scheduled swimming lessons for children, parent-child swim classes, swimming and diving teams and fitness classes.