FREE YW Days

Thanks to our generous Hallmark Sponsors, the YWCA is open to the public for free on the following days:

  • Monday, January 22: open to close, pool 8am-10am
  • Tuesday, April 17: open to close, pool 4pm-8pm
  • Wednesday, July 11: open to close, pool noon-8pm
  • Thursday, October 4: open to close, pool 4pm-8pm

Come in and enjoy our indoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, gymnasium, and racquetball courts, all at no charge.

Pool Rentals

Our 25-meter indoor pool is available for any group or individual to rent during the following days and times:
Fridays 7-9 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Any YWCA member or non member may rent the indoor swimming pool for up to two hours. All rentals of the swimming pool include a minimum of two life guards. Pool rental also includes the use of our 12-person spa/whirlpool. The spa can only be used by people ages 18 and older.

Fees: Half pool $70/hour (available for groups with 15 to 25 people)
Entire pool $150/hour (for groups larger than 25 people)

For available reservation dates call the Aquatics Director at 717-334-9171 ext. 129

Fitness Center

Our award-winning fitness center boasts 6,500 square feet of  state-of-the-art cardio and weght lifting equipment. Our wide array of stationary machines allows members to put together a custom circuit to meet individual needs. For more experienced weightlifters, our large free-weights area features dumbbells ranging from 3 to 120 pounds, and ample plates, racks, benches and lifting stations to avoid backups. At the end of your workout, head down to the aquatics center to soak in our whirlpool.

Free access with Rec Pass

Aerobics Rooms

With 3 seperate aerobics/dance rooms and a dedicated spin room, we have ample space to offer a packed schedule of fitness classes geared to all fitness levels and ages. We offer Zumba and Step to get your heart beating, a variety of body sculpting classes to tone you, Pilates to promote core strength, and fifteen weekly spin classes to keep you sweating. 

With one or more yoga classes six days a week, you can reconnect your mind, body and spirit. Gentle yoga is a great introduction for beginners and the perfect workout for people trying to treat their bodies delicately. Our evening meditative yoga classes focus on relaxation, stretching and strength – a nice break from hectic schedules. Fit-yoga, offered most days, promotes flexibility and strength.

Free access with Rec Pass

Racquetball Courts

Our 2 racquetball courts are the only courts in the county open to the public. Available by appointment, these recently refurbished courts offer our members and guests hours of healthy, exciting fun.

Join in on some multi-generational pick up play, or reserve a court with a friend to hone your skills, relieve some stress and have a good time.

Courts may be used for Wallyball as well.

Free access with Rec Pass

Pool/Whirlpool

Your YWCA Natatorium includes a 25 meter swimming pool, a 12 person whirlpool, and dedicated men’s, women’s and special needs locker rooms.

The swimming pool is usually divided for lap swimming and open play. Please consult the Pool Schedule to find out when all or a portion of the pool is dedicated to instruction.

Free access with Rec Pass

Gymnasium

Our gymnasium sees constant action. With pick-up basketball at lunchtime and evenings several times per week, enthusiasts can always find a game. Our easy-to-set-up volleyball standards offer quality pick-up play many weekend mornings. Kids and adults take advantage of our many sports programs including floor hockey and gymnastics.

A removable divider wall separates the gym into halves. This allows a portion of the gym to be available for general member use even while many sports programs are running.

Free access with Rec Pass

Ragged Edge

The YWCA’s main facility includes a satellite location of Gettysburg’s Ragged Edge Coffee House. This full-service restaurant offers breakfast and lunch as well as coffee and smoothie drinks.

The hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ample free parking and Wi-Fi available.

Call ahead to place your food order: 717-334-1027.