The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is thrilled to reopen our indoor pool facilities to current, active adult members ages 18 and over for lap swimming, water walking and individual water fitness!

If your membership is currently on hold, you can take it off hold here. Prior to your initial return to our Y, active members also will need to e-sign our updated Membership Code of Conduct and Waiver. You can do so by clicking here.

Pool 2 is currently open for adult lap swim, Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:30pm. The pool is also open Saturdays from 8am to 12pm.

Starting Monday, August 10, we are expanding the number of adult lap swimming lanes in use at one time and adding specific times for adult water walking/individual water fitness.

Now, six lanes will be in use at one time (except when there are lanes in use for water walking/individual water fitness). Swimmers in lanes next to one another will be asked to start at opposite ends of the pool to help adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Water walking and individual water fitness lanes will be available from 12-1pm and 1:30-2:30pm, Monday through Friday. During this time, we will be offering three adult lap swimming lanes and two adult water walking/individual water fitness lanes.

All sessions are 60-minutes long, with time in between each session to allow for cleaning and sanitizing of the pool deck.

To participate in adult lap swim, members must register in advance. You can view the available time slots for the next two weeks and learn more about registering here. Every other Thursday at noon, we we will publish a two-week schedule that starts the following Monday. Registration for lap swim will close at 2:30pm the day prior.

Members can register for a maximum of three 60-minute swim sessions per week. Also new to lap swimming: two adult members within the same household can now share a lane. When registering, you can select to add a second person (age 18 and over) on your membership to swim during the same time.

We ask that members please be respectful of others who would like to swim. If you have to cancel a reservation, please contact Ellen Daudelin at at least 24 hours in advance. If you do not cancel or show up for your reservation, you will be charged a $10 fee.

We all have an important role to play in keeping our Y community safe. We have implemented some new policies and procedures in the interest of everyone’s health and safety. By knowing what to expect and being ready to go, you will make the most of your lap swimming appointment at the Y. You can view our new Lap Swimming Guidelines here.

Please note: to best serve our members, we are updating our pools’ HVAC system, a project that was in the works before our March closure due to COVID-19. The work will likely begin the week of August 17 and continue into the next week. During this time, we will have to close our pools, but we do not anticipate this disruption in service to take more than a few days.

If you have any questions about pool usage, please contact Ellen Daudelin at or Zach Smith at For general membership inquiries, please call 908-889-8880 or email