From a skate park to free weights, we offer a wide range of fitness and recreational opportunities. 

Don’t see what you’re looking for at Southdale? Check out our complete list of amenities at all Y locations to find a branch Y that meets your needs.

Health and Fitness

Swimming and Aquatics

  • Lap pool: Has depths ranging from 3 feet, 6 inches to 10 feet, 6 inches and is 25 yards long. During lap swim, there are up to 6 lanes open.
  • Sauna: Access from the pool deck.
  • Steam room: Access from the pool deck.
  • Vortex pool: An oval-shaped track filled with 3 feet, 6 inches of water that creates a current with jets—ideal for walking.
  • Whirlpool
  • Zero-entry, warm-water leisure pool: A swimming pool that’s like the beach—the edge gradually slopes from the deck into the water. The pool is 5 feet at its deepest and 25 yards long.


  • Basketball court
  • Kids gym

Youth and Teen

  • Kids Stuff Free Drop-off Child Care
  • Skate park

Meeting and Event Rentals

Our Southdale YMCA Rotary room, conveniently located by our front entrance, seats up to 50 people for your meeting or event. For more information and to book the Rotary room, contact  952-897-5476.

  • 2 hour minimum required
  • Capacity: 1-50
  • $75 per hour (member/non-profits)
  • $100 per hour (non-members and businesses)

Additional Services

  • Family locker room
  • Youth locker rooms (boys 10+, girls 10+, mothers/children)
  • Adult locker rooms
  • Sauna (in locker rooms) 
  • Steam rooms (in locker rooms)
  • Personal training
  • InBody Assessment
  • Free wireless internet in lobby

Accommodation Process

The Y considers the individual needs of every person and the ability of the program to meet those needs. Please inform the Y during the enrollment process if you or a family member requires any special accommodation. This information enables the Y to better meet your needs or those of a family member, within available resources and to the extent reasonable. All staff that will be working with you or a family member with special needs will be informed of how to care for or meet those needs.