FREE YW Days

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

  • Saturday, January 5: open to close, pool 8am-4:30pm
  • Saturday, April 6: open to close, pool 8am-4:30pm
  • Tuesday, July 9: open to close, outdoor¬ pool noon-8pm

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

Pool Rentals

Indoor Swimming Pool Rental

Our 25-meter indoor pool is available for any group or individual to rent.

All rentals of the swimming pool include a minimum of 2 lifeguards. You can do a shared rental during open swim time in which half the pool is used and still shared with our members. This is only an option for groups with less than 20 people. This option is available on all days. Renting the swimming pool does not include the use of our 12 person whirlpool. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. All groups larger than 10 people must rent the pool. All groups larger than 20 people must rent the whole pool.

Regular Rentals

1/2 Pool Rental Fee: $80 for max time of 1 – 1.5 hours

Private Rentals

The swimming pool is available for private rentals on the following days and times:

Saturdays and Sundays 4:30 – 6pm

Private Rental Fee $175 for max time of 1 – 1.5 hours

Please contact Cora Rhoads at 717-334-9171 ext. 129 or by email at crhoads@ywcagettysburg.org for more information.

Outdoor Swimming Pool Rental

Pool Party Package during Hours of Operation

$150 for up to 20 patrons

This fee includes provision of disposable cups, forks, knives, spoons, plates and napkins, 6 reserved picnic tables, and entrance into the facility for up to 2 hours. Use of the grill is available. Outside Pool Members will receive a 10% discount.

Exclusive Party Package Option

$250 for up to 20 patrons

This fee includes provision of disposable cups, forks, knives, spoons, plates and napkins, use of all tables and chairs, and entrance into the facility for up to 2 hours before the facility opens to the public. There is also a grill available for use. Rental includes use of the two 25 meter swimming pools. One swimming pool starts at 3.5 feet and ends at 12 feet with a diving board at the end.

(The option of increasing the number of guest is available upon request.) (10am – 12pm). Outside Pool Members will recieve a 10% discount.

Please contact Cora Rhoads at 717-334-9171 ext. 129 or by email at crhoads@ywcagettysburg.org for more information.

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 ‚Äď 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 РFriday, 8 a.m. Р1 p.m.

Ample free parking and Wi-Fi available.

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