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Jorgensen Outdoor Pool
PARKVIEW PHYSICIANS GROUP OUTDOOR AQUATIC CENTER
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The Jorgensen Family Y Outdoor Pool will reopen in 2024! See you then.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What date will the pool open?
A: The outdoor pool will be open Tuesday, May 30th - Sunday, September 3rd.
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 three-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.