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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.

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FAIRLESS HILLS:

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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. 

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Check out our new Fairless Hills program overview doc, a quick and easy way to see all the programs offered for the session.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Fall I
Family Membership RegistrationBegins mid-August
Member  Registration   
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How to register for program:

  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

Fitness and wellness programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch are listed and described below.   View our program overview PDF for a list of all days/times offered.

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Health & Wellness
Health Coaching
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Massage Therapy (12 yrs+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adult/Teen Fitness
Group Exercise Passes
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Yoga Classes (12 yrs+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Boot Camp
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Strength & Fitness Orientation (12-14 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Small Group Training
Fairless Hills Small Group Training
Small group training in our Functional Fitness Center is a bout training the body to handle real life situation rather than isolating and targeting specific muscles. Its goal isn't just to add strength, but also improve flexibility, range of motion and joint alignment.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Personal & Partner Training
Personal Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Partner Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Community Education/American Red Cross

The Y is the areas premiere American Red Cross training center, running classes and programs to certify or re-certify lifeguards and staff, year-round. Successful course completion involves both written and practical examinations with full details and documents available here.

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American Red Cross Programs
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (15 yrs +)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
ARC Lifeguard Review (15 yrs+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SWIM

Swim programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch and at Pennsbury High School are listed and described below.  View our swim level guide for information on swim class levels.    View our program overview PDF or a list of all days/times offered.

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Swim Team
Swim Team
Online registration for swim team at our Fairless Hills branch is not available. Please contact Tim Ryan for more information on joining at tryan@ymcabucks.org.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult & Teen Swim Lessons
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.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
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  
Aquatic Conditioning (6-12 yrs)
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.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
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 Lessons located at Pennsbury High School

Lessons at Pennsbury High School listed below are held at 705 Hood Boulevard, Fairless Hills, PA  19030

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Pennsbury High School Lessons
Pennsbury - 1 / Water Acclimation (3-5 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 2 / Water Movement (3-5 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 3 / Water Stamina (3-5 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 4 / Stroke Introduction (3-5 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 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  
Pennsbury - 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. 1:6 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 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  
Pennsbury - 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-floatswim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks. 1:8 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 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.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury - 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  

SPORTS & ATHLETICS

Sports programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch are listed and described below.   View our program overview PDF for a list of all days/times offered.

Sports, Leagues and Physical Education

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Teen/PreTeen
Preteen Nights (grade 4, 5, 6)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Strength & Fitness Orientation (12-14 yrs)
Newly revamped curriculum that includes a thorough two hour class focusing on safety, healthy exercise, smart goal setting and equipment instruction. Taught by trained coaches, teen will learn the basics of exercise and strength workouts as will as safety rules while working out in our Fitness Center
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Boot Camp
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth Sports & Fitness
Basketball Shooting Academy (10-15 yrs)
Learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Basketball Skills
Learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Dodgeball (8-14 yrs)
Dodge, duck, dip and dive! Basic skills of the game are developed through fun games.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Just Scoot
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Lil' Hoopers (3-6 yrs)
Learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, dribbling and rebounding.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Lil' Kickers (3-6 yrs)
Learn the fundamentals of kicking and passing used for Soccer.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
FREE Member Classes
G.A.T.O.R.S (age 3-9)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pick Up Sports (10 - 14 YRS)
Let’s pick teams and play some of our favorite sports in scrimmage form. Each week there will be a different sport that they will scrimmage each other in.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tumble with Me
This class introduces young ones to concentrate on balance, coordination, basic locomotor and social skills. This is a parent participation class and parents must remain with their child at all times. We ask parents to support and encourage their child.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Boot Camp (12-17 YRS)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tumble With Me (18 mos-3 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth Leagues
Basketball League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Soccer for Success
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adult Sports
Adult Pickleball
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adult Basketball League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Gymnastics

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Gymnastics & Tumbling
Intermediate Gymnastics (5 yrs+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Lil Ninja (3-5 yrs)
Calling all Ninjas! We are taking obstacle courses to a whole new level. Each week there will be a new and difficult course waiting for you. Not only will you do the course solo, but compete in team relays to finish first! Use your strength, speed, and endurance to finish the course.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Ninja Warriorz
Calling all Ninjas! We are taking obstacle courses to a whole new level. Each week there will be a new and difficult course waiting for you. Not only will you do the course solo, but compete in team relays to finish first! Use your strength, speed, and endurance to finish the course.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pre- Gym (3 - 5 yrs)
This class is designed for toddlers through kindergartners who want to learn the basic fundamentals of Gymnastics
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tumbling Class
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Y Gymnastics (6-12 yrs)
This class develops basic gymnastics skills and competence. Your child will focus on form and body positions while building confidence and improving social skills
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
FREE Member Classes
G.A.T.O.R.S (age 3-9)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pick Up Sports (10 - 14 YRS)
Let’s pick teams and play some of our favorite sports in scrimmage form. Each week there will be a different sport that they will scrimmage each other in.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tumble with Me
This class introduces young ones to concentrate on balance, coordination, basic locomotor and social skills. This is a parent participation class and parents must remain with their child at all times. We ask parents to support and encourage their child.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Boot Camp (12-17 YRS)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tumble With Me (18 mos-3 yrs)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Martial Arts

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Martial Arts
Shotokan Karate
Age 7+ | Taught by Gary Campbell, an 8th degree black belt with over 40 years of Karate experience. Teaches Karate-ancient art of self-defense, emphasizing discipline and self-confidence. When you sign up for 1x a week, you must come on the day and time that you registered.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

CREATIVE & PERFORMING ARTS

Arts programs currently offered at our Fairless Hills branch are listed and described below.   View our program overview PDF for a list of all days/times offered.

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Arts & Humanities
Doodle & Play With Me (18mth - 3yrs)
An opportunity for families with young children to learn art together. This class serves as an introduction to many forms of art.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kids Create
An introduction to a variety of art and science projects. Participants will work on different projects each week
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
School Age Workshop
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SPECIAL NEEDS

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ABILITY Programs - Fairless Hills
Adapted Swim Lessons
*ADAPTED SWIM is for children with special abilities. Our instruction is designed around the specific needs of each participant. Smaller class sizes, limited to two participants per instructor.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pennsbury Adapted Swim Lessons
*ADAPTED SWIM is for children with special abilities. Our instruction is designed around the specific needs of each participant. Smaller class sizes, limited to two participants per instructor.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

STAY & PLAY

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Stay & Play Fairless Hills
Welcome to Stay & Play

While you workout or utilize the facility, your children age 3 months through 6th grade can play and have fun in Stay & Play.

  • Available on a walk-in basis for up to two hours per day
  • FREE to members (children of adult members and youth members)
  • children and parents are encouraged to follow Stay & Play handbook and to grow in the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
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Fairless Hills hours
Stay & Play - Fairless Hills location
Monday - Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Friday 9:00am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-1:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-1:00pm
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SENIORS & ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

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AOA Activities
Senior Socials
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SUMMER CAMP

For information and online registration links for Camp Bucks 2020, visit <CampBucks>

OTHER YOUTH, PRETEEN  & TEEN PROGRAMS

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Teen/PreTeen
Preteen Nights (grade 4, 5, 6)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Strength & Fitness Orientation (12-14 yrs)
Newly revamped curriculum that includes a thorough two hour class focusing on safety, healthy exercise, smart goal setting and equipment instruction. Taught by trained coaches, teen will learn the basics of exercise and strength workouts as will as safety rules while working out in our Fitness Center
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen Boot Camp
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

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.

DAY OFF SCHOOL CAMP

branch leadership

Contact:

Association-wide 

Nicole Bandura
Branch Director l Fairless Hills
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
Christmas Eve 2020Open, closing at 3:00PM
Christmas Day 2020Closed
New Year's Eve 2020Open, closing at 3:00PM
New Year's Day 2021Open, closing at 3:00PM

EVENTS

Branch & Association-wide