Aquatics

Brad Akins Branch Pool Hours - Winder, GA

Location: Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

Indoor Pool*
Monday - Friday 5:00am - 8:30pm
Saturday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Outdoor Pool* 
Opens Saturday, May 25th, 2024
Mondays-Fridays: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sundays: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

CLICK HERE for Aquatic Group Exercise schedule

 

Bell Family Branch Pool Hours  - Hartwell, GA

Location: Bell Family Branch - Hartwell, GA

Outdoor Pool
Summer 2024 hours coming soon
Mondays-Fridays: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00am - 2:00pm 
Sundays: Closed

*hours subject to change due to staffing challenges

CLICK HERE FOR AQUATICS GROUP EX SCHEDULE


Swim Lessons - Please Choose Your Location

Location: Bell Family Branch - Hartwell, GA
Location: Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

Build confidence in the water with us.

  • Pre School Aged - children ages 3-5. This is for children learning to lay on their belly/back, kick, pull themselves out of the water, blow bubbles, etc.
  • Beginner School Aged - This is for children learning to kick on their belly/back, rotary breathing, and free/back arm movements.
  • Advanced School Aged - These children should be able to swim at least 15 yards on their belly/back, kick 25 yards, and rotary breathing.

YMCA Barracudas Swim Team - Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

Location: Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

YMCA Barracudas Swim Team is now a Safe Sport recognized program! Becoming a Safe Sport certified program demonstrates a great commitment to safeguarding our athlets and participants. This means our program demonstrates our commitment to promoting a healthy and positive environment that's free from abuse for all members. Our coaches, parents, volunteers and athletes have completed many hours of development and training in order to earn this certification. Go Barracudas!

Join our year round swim team! Email meredith@gapiedmontymca.org to schedule your swimmer's evaluation. 

For more information please visit www.ymcabarracudas.com. Registration information is under the "Documents" tab at the top of the page.


Lifeguard Courses 

Location: Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

The Brad Akins YMCA offers several opportunities to become a certified lifeguard each year. 

June Certification Course Dates:
Friday, July 26th 4-8pm
Saturday, July 27th 8am-5pm
Sunday, July 28th 1-5pm
Saturday, August 3rd 8am-5pm
*Must attend all dates

Registration available at the YMCA
Already certified? Email tinah@gapiedmontymca.org

Location: Bell Family Branch - Hartwell, GA

The Bell Family YMCA offers several opportunities to become a certified lifeguard each year. 

May Certification Course Dates:
Tuesday, May 28th
Wednesday, May 29th
Thursday, May 30th
Friday, May 31st
*Must attend all dates

Registration available at the YMCA
Already certified? Email megans@gapiedmontymca.org


Summer Swim League - Please Choose Your Location

Location: Bell Family Branch - Hartwell, GA
Location: Brad Akins Branch - Winder, GA

Make waves this summer with Summer Swim League! Open to boys and girls ages 5-18, summer league is a great opportunity for both new and experienced swimmers to sharpen their skills, drop fast times and enjoy the sport. Click on your location above to learn more.