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We are excited to kick off 2023 with a substantial pool renovation and maintenance project. This project is an investment in the future of the Marshall Area YMCA and a testament to our continued commitment to serve the Marshall community.
A strong YMCA performs ongoing facility maintenance, and we thank the many altruistic donors who recognize the importance of an indoor pool in the Marshall area. We understand that nobody enjoys a break from pool use, but we thank you for your patience. The estimated closure period is approximately 6 weeks. The long-term benefits will positively impact our current members and future generations with water safety, swimming skills, fitness, and fun.

 

Project Timeline

December 30, 2022
Pool closes for renovations
January 2, 2023
Renovations begin

 

 

Where Can I Swim?

Southwest Minnesota State University is generously allowing YMCA members to use their campus pool during renovations.

A parking pass is required to park on campus. Those can be picked up at the Welcome Center at the YMCA.

No lane reservations. Lanes are first come, first served.

View Pool Schedule

 

Map & Parking Directions

 

During the Renovations

We know that many of you enjoy the pool for exercise and family time, especially during the winter months. We invite you to try one of our fitness challenges or land-based group exercise classes during renovations.

Group Exercise

With 48 group exercise classes to choose from, the Y has something for everyBODY!

Winter Wonderland Walking Challenge

Embrace the winter weather with this fun 100-mile walking challenge.


Investing in the Future

For 19 years, the YMCA has served as a regional indoor aquatic center, providing year-round family recreation, physical fitness, water safety instructor training, and swim lessons. The aquatic center is now in need of critical structural updates for the safety of patrons and long-term viability of our infrastructure. Support of the YMCA aquatic center is an investment in our quality of life.

 

A Thriving Future for All

Community pools have many benefits on the physical, mental, emotional, and social health of the community. But just how important is the pool to the Marshall area community?

 


In 2022,

swimming

870

children enrolled in swim lessons and learned life-saving water safety skills.
Water Aerobics

72

community members participated in an aquatics fitness class.
Lifeguard

20

lifeguards were trained and certified to provide leadership and life-saving care for area pools.
 
Jobs

35

full-time and part-time jobs are available annually.

 


Scope of the Project

$325,000 campaign will revitalize the aquatic center for the next generation.
  • Replace the disintegrating pool basins with new plaster and lap lane tile.
  • Apply ceramic base and epoxy seal coat to pool deck. Improving appeal and slip resistance.
  • Fabricate and install an aluminum staircase for the water slide. Replacing rusting steel structure.

How to Give

Call Tom Bolin, Executive Director at 507-532-9622
OR

Give Online