These Great YMCA Activities Can Continue All Year Round with an Indoor Pool Retractable Roof

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As a YMCA Director, you are undoubtedly always on the lookout for activities and programming that can increase membership and meet the evolving needs of your community. With a pool that includes a retractable roof, you will be able to ensure that people visit and enjoy your establishment all year round. Here is a list of some of the great activities that can continue regardless of the weather when you invest in a retractable roof for your pool:

  • Summer Swim Camps
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Lifeguarding
  • Swimming teams’ racing
  • Swimming training for teens, kids, and adults
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Prenatal aqua classes
  • Aqua jogging
  • Aqua cardio
  • Aqua fit
  • Plus all the traditional pool uses for:
    • Family open swimming
    • Open swimming
    • Lane swimming
    • Swimming Classes


Did You Know?

The YMCA has a long history of teaching swimming lessons. In fact, the Y is credited for being the first to develop a group swimming instruction program in 1906.

YMCAs have come a long way since then! Today, everyone from new moms to families to students to professionals can enjoy the pristine pools that many YMCA clubs across the country offer their communities. The downfall is that that training indoors doesn’t appeal to everyone, and clubs with outdoor pools have to close their facilities during the cooler winter months.

With a retractable roof system from OpenAire, your members will be able to enjoy your pool facilities come rain or shine, hot or cold! They will have unobstructed views of the outdoors, always be swimming in a light bright space, and you will be able to continue to offer your full program schedule all year round.

Case study: Mission Valley YMCA

OpenAire has worked with the YMCA of San Diego County for many years, resulting in several new YMCA facilities in the area under a single umbrella organization. Among them is the Mission Valley location, the first of the group in San Diego, whose revenue from aquatic activities has increased more than 40% since opening their new enclosure. Read more about this OpenAire project.

OpenAire has worked with the YMCA for over 20 years. Some of the projects we have done include the McGrath YMCA, the Woodruff YMCA, the Magdalena Ecke YMCA, and the Copley-Price YMCA.

Need more information about retractable roofs? Then contact us today.

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