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Fairless Hills

The Fairless Hills branch of YMCA of Bucks County was built in 1945 and offers a wide variety of amenities to members and the community including heated indoor, six-lane swimming pool, fitness center, weight area, cycling studio, and strength equipment, full-sized gymnasium, studios, indoor walking track, locker rooms, heat therapy sauna (women) and sauna/steam room (men) and more. This branch partners with SilverSneakers.

fairless hills hours

Now through November 1, 2020

Monday - Friday5:30AM-11:00AM
4:45PM-9:00PM
Saturday & Sunday 7:00AM-12:00PM

Beginning  November 2, 2020

Monday - Friday5:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday & Sunday 7:00AM-12:00PM

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FAIRLESS HILLS BRANCH
601 S. Oxford Valley Road              
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
Phone: 215.949.3400
Fax: 215.946.9329

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Financial assistance is available for membership, programs and camp through an application process. Visit the FA webpage HERE for information and forms. 

online schedules

FAIRLESS HILLS SCHEDULES

Reservation link <HERE>

Google Schedules:
<Group Exercise (land)>

<Pool schedule>

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Policies have changed during this COVID-19 reopening. Please visit our safety protocols page  <HERE>.

Reservations are required for:

  • indoor and outdoor group exercise classes
  • gymnasium use
  • lap/recreational swim

Click below to register today:

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

View our <Fairless Hills program guide>, a quick and easy way to see all the programs offered for the session.

Programs are also available for online registration below during the online registration time frame.

Register for programs anytime by calling the branch!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Fall 2020 & ongoing
Registration window

Member: Oct 21-Nov 9 (online, phone or in-person)
Non-member: Oct 26-Nov 9 (online, phone or in-person)

After Nov 9, phone or in-person

Programs beginNov 2

Program appear full? Participants requesting a specific date/time for class are encouraged to register for wait list even if the class is full, as new classes are added from these.  Contact the program director for assistance in registering for these classes.

How to register for programs:

  1. Scroll to view programs available at your branch
  2. Click and select REGISTER
  3. Sign-in to your account
Visit online login instructions with questions or contact the branch directly.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Group Exercise Statement:

Outdoor group exercise programs are available and require an advanced registration due to space and class size limitations. Visit our schedules page, found <HERE> to schedule your classes today.
Fitness and wellness programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch are listed and described below.   View Health & Wellness programs available in PDF format in our <program guide.>

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Health & Wellness
Health Coaching
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Fairless Hills | Personal & Partner Training
Personal Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Partner Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SWIM

Swim programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch  are listed and described below.  View our swim level guide for information on swim class levels.  View lessons and programs available in PDF format in our <program guide>

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Lap & Recreational Swim
Lap Swim
Lap Swim is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, daily information on pool schedules.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Recreational Swim
Recreational time is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Our pool rules and age policies can be found online here. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, information on pool schedules. 
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - School Age
1 / Water Acclimation (6-12 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance. 1:5 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
2 / Water Movement (6-12 yrs)
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 3 when you can do a front and back float on your own, front and back glide for 5’ (preschool) or 10’ (school age). Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
3 / Water Stamina (6-12 yrs)
Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. Move to Stage 4 when you can swim 10 yards (preschool) or 15 yards (school age) on your front and back and swim-float-swim 15 yards (preschool) or 25 yards (school age). 1:7 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
4 / Stroke Introduction (6-12 yrs)
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Move to Stage 5 when you can swim 15 yards doing the elementary backstroke, front and back crawl with rotary breathing, swim-float-swim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks. 1:8 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
5 / Stroke Development (6-12 yrs)
Students work on stroke technique and learn all major competitive strokes. The emphasis on water safety continues through treading water and sidestroke. Move to Stage 6 when you can swim 50 yards continuously of any stroke, 25 yards of good front crawl, side-stroke, elementary backstroke and breaststroke. 1:8 ratio.
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6 / Stroke Mechanics (6-12 yrs)
Students learn butterfly while continuing to develop endurance while refining breaststroke, back and front crawl and diving. Flip turns and diving from the block are introduced and learn about competitive swimming. 1:10 ratio
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Private/Semi-Private
Private Swim Lessons
1:1 Ratio Student / Instructor
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi-Private Swim Lessons
2:1 Ratio Student / Instructor
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Preschool
1 / Water Acclimation (3-5 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance. 1:3 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
2 / Water Movement (3-5 yrs)
Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 3 when you can do a front and back float on your own, front and back glide for 5’ (preschool) or 10’ (school age). Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
3 / Water Stamina (3-5 yrs)
Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. Move to Stage 4 when you can swim 10 yards (preschool) or 15 yards (school age) on your front and back and swim-float-swim 15 yards (preschool) or 25 yards (school age). 1:5 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
4 / Stroke Introduction (3-5 yrs)
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Move to Stage 5 when you can swim 15 yards doing the elementary backstroke, front and back crawl with rotary breathing, swim-float-swim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks. 1:6 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Parent/Child
1 / Water Acclimation (2 1/2-5 yrs)
Kids learn safe water habits, underwater exploration, how to swim to safety and exit the water. Lessons are a mix of activities, games and drills. Preschoolers develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This class is for kids who aren?t yet comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water. 1:8 ratio.
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A / Water Discovery (6-18 mths)
Stage A introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water with a parent/caretaker whom they trust. 1:12 ratio.
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B / Water Exploration (19-36 mths)
Parents work with their toddlers to learn fundamental safety and pre-swimming skills like floating, blowing bubbles paddle stroke and kicking. Skills are taught in the context of repetitive songs, fun activities and drills which reinforce physical learning and encourage positive interaction between parent and child. 1:10 ratio
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Swim Team

Age 6 to 21 | Our THY Swim team is an age group and senior level YMCA/USA competitive swim program. Offering the benefits of both YMCA National Swimming and USA Swimming, our swimmers achieve success at all levels of competition. We provide a foundation for our athletes to excel based on their talent, skills and level of commitment.

Visit our Swim Team page <HERE> or contact Taylor with questions at

Lap & recreational swim

Lap and recreational swim are currently available via reservations.  <CLICK HERE> to visit the schedules page with links to reservations online.

SPORTS

Whether it’s gaining the confidence that comes from learning a sport or building the positive relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and teamwork, participating in sports at the Y is about building the whole child, from the inside out.

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Martial Arts
Karate Monthly Draft
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STUDENT SUCCESS PROGRAM

The Student Success Program at our Fairless Hills branch serves all Lower Bucks County school districts and families who live and work within the region. Get started and get full information on our SSP director, found <HERE>

OTHER

BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND RENTALS

Our Fairless Hills branch offers party options for every occasion!  Instructor-led youth parties, indoor swim parties, and more are available to members and non-members.   Full information on our party options can be found on our party/rental page HERE.

branch leadership

Contact:

Fairless Hills 
Newtown 

Nicole Bandura
Branch Executive - Lower Bucks Region
Regional Director of Risk Management

267.768.4175

Association-wide Holidays

2020/2021 Holidays
Easter SundayClosed
Memorial DayClosed
Independence DayClosed
Labor DayClosed
Thanksgiving Day 2020Closed
Day after Thanksgiving 2020 (Nov 27)Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
Christmas Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
Christmas Day 2020Closed
Dec 24-Jan 1Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
New Year's Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
New Year's Day 2021Open 8AM-1PM

* = exception personal training, small group training, private lessons

EVENTS

Branch & Association-wide