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FRANK J THORNTON YMCA AQUATIC CENTER

Join Now Phone, Address and Hours Directions Email 804.918.7433
Phone, Address, and Hours
  • Phone & Email

    804.918.7433
    Email
  • Address

    3201 Watts Lane, Richmond, VA 23223

    Directions
  • Hours

    General Facility Hours

    Monday: 6 a.m. - Noon, 3 - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 6 a.m. - Noon, 3 - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 6 a.m. - Noon, 3 - 7 p.m.
    Thursday: 6 a.m. - Noon, 3 - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 6 a.m. - Noon, 3 - 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

    Holiday Hours

    New Years Day: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Easter Sunday: CLOSED
    Memorial Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Independence Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
    Christmas Eve: CLOSE at 2 p.m.
    Christmas Day: CLOSED
    New Years Eve: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
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New Aquatic Center in the East End

Our newest location, the Frank J. Thornton YMCA Aquatic Center is a pool-only location, with an indoor heated pool for swim lessons, swim team, water fitness classes and more.

New Aquatic Center in the East End

PRE-SALE EVENT

Get a Free Month!

Be one of the first 150 people to join our aquatic center member online between now and September 8 and receive a FREE month of membership as well as an awesome YMCA swag! Free month is for January 2021.

We’re also giving away amazing YMCA prizes, including 3-month FREE memberships, group swim lessons packages, private swim lesson packages and more!

Come tour the facility and get information on programs, services, and membership options. Beginning August 20, our YMCA Team will be on-site Thursday (4 – 7 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) through September 5.

HENRICO RESIDENTS SWIM FOR FREE!

If you live in Henrico County, you can swim at the Thornton YMCA Aquatic Center for FREE on Saturdays & Sundays from 3 - 5 p.m. starting September 19.

You must have a YMCA account to swim.

Create Your Free Account

JOIN OUR TEAM!

We're looking for some amazing people to join our YMCA team. We're now hiring lifeguards, swimming instructors, membership associates, water fitness instructors and more!

See Our Job Opportunities

GRAND OPENING PARTY

If you’re participating in our grand opening parties, please complete this guest waiver form for a quick entry into the building.

Aquatic Center Guest Waiver (updated Aug 2020)

Facility Tour

Henrico YMCA Aquatic Center

A virtual tour of the new YMCA

Take a virtual tour of the new Henrico YMCA Aquatic Center.

Watch the Video