The outdoor pool is open. Click here to reserve your spot.
Jorgensen Outdoor Pool
PARKVIEW PHYSICIANS GROUP OUTDOOR AQUATIC CENTER
Stay updated on the latest pool notifications and schedule by downloading our app:
Due to the current staffing shortage, the Jorgensen Family YMCA Outdoor Pool will be operating on a more restricted schedule. See below for updated hours.
Jorgensen Family Y Pool Reservation Process which has been implemented in order to manage pool occupancy and allow maximum participation:
Please don't make more than one reservation per day.
You will receive an email confirmation of your reserved time.
Check-in at the Snack Shack for your wristband and learn about new outdoor pool guidelines.
An active YMCA membership is required to enter the outdoor pool gate.
You may arrive at any time during your reserved session but must leave the pool at the end of your session.
The pool will be closed for cleaning for 15 minutes between each session.
Click here to make a reservation. (Reservations will go live the Friday prior for the following week).
POOL SCHEDULE **Updated 8/23/2022**
Tuesday, August 23 - Friday, August 26:
6:00 am - 11:00 am Adult Lap Swim Only
11:00 am - 8:30 pm POOL CLOSED
Saturday, August 27
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Adult Lap Swim Only
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm Open Swim with capacity of 100
Sunday, August 28
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm Open Swim with capacity of 100
Monday, August 29 - Friday, September 2
5:30 am - 11:00 am Adult Lap Swim Only
11:00 am - 8:30 pm POOL CLOSED
Saturday, September 3
7:00 am - 9:00 am Adult Lap Swim Only
9:00 am - 6:00 pm POOL CLOSED
Sunday, September 4
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm Adult Swim Only
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What date will the pool open?
A: The outdoor pool will be open Tuesday, May 31st - Sunday, September 4th.
Q: What is the capacity of the pool?
A: The current capacity of the outdoor pool is 250 people.
Q: How does the outdoor pool reservation system work?
A: A Reservation System will be used to manage pool occupancy and allow maximum participation. Members will be required to make a reservation ahead of time to secure a two-hour session at the pool. If your preferred session is full, you can add your name to the waiting list which will notify you by email if a session opens up. Online reservations close 2 hours before the session begins.
Q: When can I make a reservation for the following week?
A: Reservation can be made starting at noon the Friday before the start of the week.
Q: Where do I check in to the outdoor pool?
A: For open swim, enter from the outside gate. For Adult Lap Swim, enter from the inside of the YMCA.
Q: I am a member. Can I bring a guest?
A: Yes, The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is allowing guests at this time. If you are bringing a guest, please first stop at our membership services desk before heading to the outdoor pool.
Q: Will there be chairs/ lounge chairs this year?
A: Chairs will be available and properly spaced to maintain social distancing. Members are highly encouraged to bring their own chair or towel.
Q: How are you enforcing social distancing?
A: We will have all of our chairs spread out. We ask members to be respectful of others and help maintain proper distances between households.
Q: Will the slide be open?
A: Yes, with social distancing guidelines in place. All riders will need to remain 6 feet apart from other riders while waiting their turn.
Q: Will Snack Shack be selling food this year?
A: Yes, we will be serving food and drinks this year.
Q: Can I bring my own food?
A: Yes, you can bring your own food. All food and non-water drinks must be consumed in the food court.
Q: When can my child take the swim test?
A: Swim tests are offered during adult swim/safety breaks.
Q: My child has already passed the swim test. Where can I get their green band?
A: Wrist bands will be given out at the Snack Shack and while entering for the session.
Q: Why can’t we use the indoor locker room?
A: In order to maintain social distancing, the outdoor pool will be operating independently from the main YMCA building.
Q: What is a safety break?
A: Safety breaks occur when capacity is reached and everyone must exit the water. At this time staff will check pool chemistry and staff/member safety.
Q: At what temperature will the pool be open?
A: If the temperature at 11:30 am is under 70°F according to weather.com, the Outdoor pool will open at 2:00 pm.
Q: Will you close the pool if there is bad weather?
A: The outdoor pool will close if there is a chance of severe weather greater than 70% according to weather.com. The pool will close for a minimum of 30 minutes following lightning or thunder. In the event of current or predicted inclement weather, the pool may be closed for the remainder of the day.