Welcome to the YMCA of Greater Omaha

Here at the YMCA of Greater Omaha, we strengthen communities by focusing on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We provide children and adults alike with a place to exercise, learn and grow and belong. We help children learn healthy habits, new skills and guide them to be strong, respectful adults. Adults find in the Y a supportive community to live a healthy lifestyle. Open to all people regardless of ability to pay, we welcome everyone to foster a stronger connection to their community. Whether you’re looking for something for your kids to do after school, or a way to get more active, you’ve come to the right place.
Come check us out today and find yourself at the Y.

The YMCA is Open!

All YMCA of Greater Omaha branches are officially open. As with any business, reopening will look a little different to that of pre-COVID operations, so please take a minute to familiarize yourself with What To Expect below.


What To Expect:

Like most businesses, reopening will look a little different than pre-COVID operations. Specifically, with the safety of everyone in mind, members should expect to see the following guidelines in place when returning to the Y:

  • Facilities will operate below full occupancy at all times, on a first-come/first-serve basis. Members will scan in AND scan out. For further details on how to add your barcode to your phone using the YMCA app, click here.
  • Childwatch and Youth/Teen/Family Rooms are open! Click here to see the updated Childwatch schedules and reserve your space.
  • Group exercise has restarted, including aqua classes. Please use the YMCA of Greater Omaha app to reserve your spot in class beginning at 5:00 pm the Thursday prior; learn more here.
  • Pools are open for lap swimming, water walking and Open/Family Swim(Twin Rivers YMCA is excluded due to repairs). Bring your own towel! Please visit the Pool Schedules page to reserve your time to lap swim/water walk or swim with your family. You can also use the YMCA app to reserve – Click here for NEW, updated instructions.
  • Locker rooms are open. Please bring your own towel.
  • Gymnasiums are open with limited capacity – Click here to view the gym schedules.
  • Fall Youth Sports (soccer, flag football, volleyball) registration is open.  Learn more here.
  • Swim Lessons are back! Visit our planning guide page to find lesson day & time. Our next 6 week session begins the week of August 16.
  • Cardio and weight equipment, free weights and walking tracks are available, with some machines and stations unavailable for use.
  • Proper social distancing will be in place, with 6’ distance markers and appropriately placed equipment.
  • Water fountains will be bottle fill only.
  • Additional cleaning & safety measures will be in place, including key staff wearing masks.
  • Y Without Walls online virtual classes are still available here.

Youth Updates (Beginning Monday, August 10):

  • Anyone aged 10 and up will be allowed in the facilities without adult supervision for general usage like open gym, teen/youth rooms, open swim and wellness floors (with Youth Fitness Training certification). All youth under the age of 10 must be accompanied by someone 16 years or older at all times. 
  • No one under the age of 10 is allowed on the Wellness Floors.
  • All youth age 10-14 must complete Youth Fitness Training prior to accessing the Wellness Center regardless of parental supervision. Check with the Welcome Center for more information.
  • Those 15 or older are allowed on the Fitness Floor.
  • Ages 15 and older are allowed in Group Fitness classes. Kids aged 10 and up can attend classes designated Family Friendly on the schedule as long as they are accompanied by someone aged 16 and up.
  • Please visit our Pool Schedules page for more information about youth in the pools.


Membership Information

Any membership questions or concerns can be sent to comments@metroymca.org and we’ll be happy to assist.

Please continue to enjoy all the online Y Without Walls virtual health & wellness content including workout plans & videos, youth education & engagement, swim safety and more.  We look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Get Involved

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is committed to giving everyone the opportunity to grow. With sports leagues, swim lessons, childcare, fitness programs and much more, there’s something for every member of the family.