Location

Lessons take place at the YMCA Downtown Hamilton in Hamilton, Ontario.
The pool is located at 79 James Street South, just south of Main Street West.

The YMCA Downtown Hamilton Pool is an 25 metre indoor facility, located just south of Jackson Square Copps Coliseum. Once inside the building, please proceed directly to the changing rooms according to these directions.

Please note that to reduce administrative costs, we have no physical administrative office.
Outside of our lesson time-slots, no SWAM staff are present at the YMCA.

However, we're always available by telephone or e-mail!
Registration is only possible online.

Directions

Driving Directions:

  • From West Hamilton: Follow Main Street West to the Downtown Core. Turn right on James Street South. One block up is Jackson Street. The Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA is located at the corner of James Street South and Jackson Street.
  • From East Hamilton: Follow King Street East to the Downtown Core. Turn left on James Street South. Turn right on Jackson Street. The Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA is located at the corner of James Street South and Jackson Street.

HSR Public Transit Directions:

  • From West Hamilton: Take Bus Route 5 Eastbound. Get off at Main Street and James Street. Walk down James Street South until you reach Jackson Street. The Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA is located at the corner of James Street South and Jackson Street.
  • From East Hamilton: Take Bus Route 1 Westbound. Get off at James Street South and Jackson Street. The Hamilton Downtown Family YMCA is located at the corner of James Street South and Jackson Street.

For more precise directions and step-by-step instructions on how to get to the pool from your location, please refer to the map below.