Outdoor Pool $5 Guest Days Now 7 Days a Week!

A non-member may utilize the Lincoln YMCA Outdoor Pools on Guest Days when accompanied by a Lincoln Y member (age 19+). Outdoor Pool Guest Days are offered every day during Recreational Swim (weather permitting). The ratio of non-members to members in the party must be 1:1. Non-members will need to pay a $5 outdoor pool guest day fee. Lincoln Y members, please bring your guest to the Front Desk for check-in.

Thank You for Your Support of Local Nonprofits on Give to Lincoln Day 2018

Each year, Give to Lincoln Day keeps growing. Every donation that was received on Give to Lincoln Day 2018 will help provide swimming lessons for children in need. Give to Lincoln Day brings the community together, which directly relates to the Y's mission. Because of your donations on May 31, we're able to keep children healthy and active. Thank you again for your support!
Youth Programs
Swim Lessons
Morning Sessions
June 11 - June 21
Registration Begins:
Lincoln Y Members - June 5 | Non-members - June 7

June 25 - July 5 (no classes on July 3 & 4)
Registration Begins:
Lincoln Y Members - June 19 | Non-members - June 21

Evening Sessions
June 18 - July 5 (no classes on July 3 & 4)
Registration Begins:
Lincoln Y Members - June 12 | Non-members - June 14

Tumbling Tykes: With help from their parents, participants practice basic tumbling skills and develop coordination.

Mighty Movers: Basic tumbling and gymnastics class for children with special needs who need assistance from a parent.

Live Y'ers: Participants practice basic tumbling skills, learn social skills and develop coordination.

Kindernastics: Participants practice basic gymnastics skills to prepare for Level I gymnastics.

Level I - Beginner: Basic gymnastics skills on all apparatus and basic tumbling.

Level II - Intermediate: Can do a correct backward roll, bridge up and have a good start on a cartwheel.

Level III - Advanced: Can do a back limber, round-off, handstand and has capabilities on the apparatus.
Creative Movement: Children learn basic dance fundamentals and build on those skills.

Dance Workshop (Ballet, Jazz & Hip Hop): Children learn basic dance fundamentals, choreography of dance and build on those skills.
Youth Gym/Yoga
Jumpin' Jrs.: A physical activities program for ages 3 to 6 that incorporates running, jumping, hopping, etc. through games.

Youth Yoga - Grasshoppers: Fun-filled yoga sequences develop strength, coordination and body awareness while balancing poses and building self confidence.

Youth Boot Camp: Includes conditioning drills, strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core and functional movement patterns.
Health & Wellness + Trainings
Group Exercise Incentive
Now through October 31

  • Participate in 50 or 75 YMCA Group Exercise classes and score some awesome prizes!

  • Reach 100 classes during the incentive period and win a t-shirt!

  • Group Exercise classes are FREE for Lincoln Y Members and include a variety of intensity and choreography options for all fitness levels.

Y-Lose It Starts June 4
Join the YMCA of Lincoln's team-based, weight-loss challenge.

Session Dates Span: June 4 - July 29
Where: All Lincoln Y Locations
  • Lincoln Y Member: $150
  • Non-member: $320 -- includes a Lincoln Y membership during the 8-week challenge.

TRX® Classes
Enrolling Now
TRX® Suspension Training leverages bodyweight for a great workout. Build power, strength, flexibility, balance and mobility all at the intensity you choose.

Where: Cooper, Copple Family, Downtown, Fallbrook
Registration Fee: Varies by TRX® class type

Barre Fitness Classes
Enrolling Now
Barre is a total-body workout that fuses elements from ballet-based Barre work with strength training and core work.

Where: Cooper, Downtown, Fallbrook
Registration Fee: Varies by Barre class type

Women's Self Defense Classes
Enrolling Now
Learn the mindset of how to not get into situations that put you at risk.

Where: Northeast (June 10) or Copple Family (July 15)
Registration Fee: Lincoln Y Members: $10 | Non-members $20

BOGAFit & BOGAYoga Classes
Enrolling Now
Leave the comfort of land exercise and challenge your foundation on the water!

Where: Northeast
(Note: Downtown will be announcing more classes soon)
Registration Fee: Lincoln Y Members: $36 | Non-members $72

Men's Health Week
June 11-17, All Lincoln Y Locations

Be on the lookout at your Y for free samples, healthy handouts and fun treats to celebrate Men's Health Week.
Enrolling Now
Youth will build basic culinary skills, incorporating nutritional information and fun food experiments in the hour-long class.

Where: Copple Family or Fallbrook
Registration Fee: Lincoln Y Members $50 | Non-members $100

Youth Fitness Training
Enrolling Now
Youth ages 12 to 14 will learn safety and proper technique for utilizing equipment in the workout areas.

Where: Cooper, Copple Family, Fallbrook or Northeast
Registration Fee: Lincoln Y Members $25

Speed & Agility Training
Registration Begins June 4
Youth ages 9 to 14 will learn proper running mechanics, plyometric skills and movement efficiency that will help them excel in their respected sport(s).

Where: Copple Family, Fallbrook or Northeast
Registration Fee: Lincoln Y Members $140 | Non-members: $280

Registration Begins June 25
FREE for Lincoln Y Members; Nominal Fee for Non-members This 12-week program helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health & well-being after a cancer diagnosis.

Session Dates Span: July 30 - October 19
Registration Dates & Pricing:
  • Lincoln Y Member: FREE
  • Non-member: $60

Resistance Training for Distance Runners
Registration Begins June 12
Improve your running speed and performance through conditioning exercises and various technique drills and exercises.

Session Dates Span: June 26 - August 21 (Tuesdays 6:20am-7:05am)
Where: Downtown
Registration Dates & Pricing:
  • Lincoln Y Member: $20
  • Non-member: $30

Halfsy Training
Registration Begins June 8

Session Dates Span: August 2 - October 25
Where: Downtown

More information coming soon!
Child Care Programming
A licensed program for ages 3-5, emphasizing the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of a child.

Before and/or After School Care
Supervised care to keep you child active and productive.

Summer Day Camp
Keep your kids healthy, active and safe all summer long.

Kids Night Out
Kids will have a fun-filled, supervised time at the Y, while their parents/guardians enjoy spending time outside the Y.

COOPER (June 8 & 22, July 13) | COPPLE FAMILY (June 1, July 6) | FALLBROOK (June 15, July 20)
Y Happenings
6th Annual Adventure Run
July 4 at Spirit Park

Kick off your holiday morning climbing through obstacles, running through fields and splashing through a mud pit—all in the name of a very good cause! The course spans approximately two miles and provides an obstacle course throughout. Proceeds to benefit the YMCA Annual Campaign-Strong Kids .

Fun for the entire family!
2nd Annual Youth Triathlon
August 11 at the Fallbrook YMCA
Swim • Bike • Run!

Register by August 11, 2018, to ensure a Youth Triathlon t-shirt!

The Youth Triathlon route will start and end at the Fallbrook YMCA with the race route throughout the Fallbrook neighborhood. Proceeds to benefit the YMCA Annual Campaign-Strong Kids.

For kids ages 5+
All Lincoln Y Locations
Now - June 30, 2018
Complete an Ironman Triathlon in 30 days!
2.4-mile swim | 112-mile bike | 26.2-mile run

June 5, 2018
Certified Aquatic Education Fishing Instructors from the Nebraska Walleye Association Kids Fishing Clinics Charity, Inc. and Nebraska Game and Parks will be there to teach everything you want to know about fishing.

June 19, 2018
Kick off summer fun at the Outdoor Pool! Music, dancing, games and fun. FREE for Lincoln Y family/households. Kona Ice will be there for a cool treat. YMCA Annual Campaign-Strong Kids donations will be accepted during the event.

June 22, 2018
A fun night of swimming and delicious food from Phat Jack's BBQ, followed by stargazing with folks from Branched Oak Observatory.

5th Annual Strong Kids Carnival
June 25, 2018
Enjoy carnival games (just 25 cents per game), face painting and fun prizes. A dinner option will also be available for just $2/person (includes a hotdog, chips and water). Pre-registration is encouraged and will be available later this month.

Copple Family
June 26, 2018
FREE for Lincoln Y Members. Party will be held in the Outdoor Pool area.
Togetherhood Meeting
(Y Volunteer Program)
Copple Family
June 27, 2018
10:00am or 5:30pm
This event is open to anyone looking to get more involved in the Copple Family Y as a volunteer. Please plan to meet in the lobby area at either of two meeting start times listed above.

June 30, 2018
Open to all 5th-9th graders. Event is FREE and you do not need to be a Y member to attend.

July 1, 2018
Gather your friends and family for a fun day at Haymarket Park with the Lincoln Saltdogs and the YMCA. A portion of each ticket sale will benefit the YMCA Annual Campaign-Strong Kids.

July 20, 2018
A fun-filled night at the Outdoor Pool for Lincoln Y family/households, this picnic-themed event includes hot dogs, chips and lemonade/Gatorade for just $5/person.

Copple Family
July 24, 2018
FREE for Lincoln Y Members. Party will be held in the Outdoor Pool area.

YMCA Youth Sports
Bring Your Passion to Our Mission
Now Hiring for Summer Positions
Join us this summer and help transform lives.

Multiple positions available:
  • Lacrosse Camp/Clinic Staff
  • Lifeguard
  • Summer Day Camp Staff
  • Housekeeping Support Staff
  • Child Watch Staff
  • Group Exercise Instructors
  • Youth Gym Instructor
...and many more

Apply online today at ymcalincolnjobs.org!