Summer is a great time for aquatic fun!  The YMCA Gathering Pines community pool is available to everyone on weekends throughout the summer. The pool features zero depth entry and vortex pool! Passes can be purchased per person daily or for with a family season pass.

Community Pool Hours

2023 community pool dates coming soon!

Community Pool Passes 

  • Daily per Person (Non-Member): $10 
  • Daily per Person (New Market Residents): $8 
  • Atlantis Pavilion Rental - located adjacent to the pool: $30/hour or $150/day (Please call to reserve)

Pool Safety

For the safety of our members and guests, swimmers under the age of 15 must be within arm’s reach of an adult at all times or pass a YMCA swim test. Swimmers aged 5-14 may use a U.S. Coast Guard Approved Personal Flotation Device in place of passing a swim test or having an adult within arm’s reach. 

Deep Water

To swim in water deeper than the swimmer’s armpits, the swimmer must pass the Deep-Water Swim Test. 

  1. Jump into water 
  2. Tread water for 30 seconds 
  3. Transition from treading to a front float for 10 seconds 
  4. Return to treading for an additional 10 seconds 

Shallow Water

To swim without an adult in water shallower than the swimmer’s armpits or in the designated shallow end, the swimmer must pass the Shallow Water Swim Test. 

  1. Enter water to armpit depth 
  2. Front float for 5 seconds 
  3. Transition from floating to standing in water 
  4. Back float for 5 seconds and return to standing 

For more rules and pool guidelines go the YMCA of the North Pool Guidelines & Swim Test.