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No-Show Policy: Aquatics & Group Exercise Reservations

When you sign up for pool use or a spot in a Group Ex class, you help us keep to capacity limits. But when you sign up and don’t show up, you may be taking a spot someone else would like to have.  If you sign up for pool use or in-person group exercise Details...

Be A Part of the Y . . . Join Today!

Modern, spacious, and safe facility. Ample cardio and weight equipment. In-person and virtual group exercise. Aquatic Center with 2 pools. COVID protocols to keep members and staff safe. Details...

COVID-19 Facility Update

The Y remains open, but is making some programmatic/facility changes in light of Governor Scott's latest actions to bring down our COVID-19 numbers in Vermont. Learn more in this message. Details...

Dodson Takes Temporary Leave for City Position, Faryniarz Steps In As Interim CEO

The following was shared on September 25, 2020: Dear Y Community member, As we send this, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger is announcing that Y CEO & President Kyle Dodson will be temporarily assuming the role of Director of Police Transformation, effective immediately. This is anticipated to be a six-month appointment and Kyle fully intends Details...

Modern, Efficient HVAC at the Y

Dear Y Members and Community, Increasingly, we are hearing about airborne spread of the COVID-19 virus. First, please know that we are monitoring the latest guidance and make changes in protocols as appropriate. With this letter, we want to share information about the HVAC and filtration system at the Greater Burlington Details...

Swim Lessons at the Y

The next session of swim lessons for ages 6 months to 16 years starts the week of November 2nd! Cleaning and capacity protocols are in place. Help your child gain this important life skill. Don't miss out! Register today. Details...

Infant and Toddler Spots Available

We have child care openings for 8 week to 36 month olds, in two locations on College Street in Burlington! Your child will be safe and lovingly cared for in our VT 5 STAR rated and NAEYC accredited program. Financial assistance for eligible families. Details...

Expanded GroupEx Class Schedule!

Our early fall schedule has lots of new classes, both in-person and virtual, and there is something for every fitness level! On-site classes are physically distanced and require masks for everyone's safety. Not ready for in-person, we have new "virtual" classes as well. Join Us! Details...

Youth Programs — Sept/Oct 2020

Kids are looking for fun activities and parent's want programs conducted in a safe and welcoming setting. We have set up three offerings -- Yoga, Martial Arts, and American Sign Language -- that start the week of September 14th. Each meets once a week for five weeks. Details...

Family Swim, Gym, and Fall Hikes

Starting Sept. 8, join us once again for Family Swim or Gym! Sign-ups are required for both, as well as following our reopening protocols. Or join us for one of our fall hikes on Sundays — for families and all members. Click here for more information. Details...

Aquatic Center Programs and Schedule

Our Aquatic Center is open! Enjoy lap swimming, Family Swim, Water Aerobics, and Aqua Zumba. Click to learn more and to make a reservation. Details...

Please review before you visit

The Y is open and has outlined details of our reopening. Please click to read about these protocols, and continue to watch here for future updates. Details...

COVID-19 and Your YMCA

At our core is the heart, passion, and commitment of our staff, members, and supportive community. The Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect & Responsibility motivated our actions in the opening weeks and months of the pandemic and guide us now. Details...

Y Community Data Security

A data breach at a leading donor database vendor has affected the Y community. Read more in a letter you will find here. Details...

George Floyd & The Current Moment

A message from Greater Burlington YMCA President & CEO Kyle Dodson regarding our nation's wounds and trauma. Details...