Sports & Activities

Swim, Sport & Play

Adult Sports and Activities

Y Adult Sports and Activities provide a variety of opportunities for adults to be active, social and connect with an activity you love. The Y fosters connections with new and old friends through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.

Adult Activities

Warm Water and Weights
This aerobics program is a full body workout, focusing on full range of motion, mobility and flexibility. The water temp is set at 98 degrees, which is perfect for arthritis, joint pain, and sore muscles. With a smaller group size, you will be able to maximize your training time as well as fellowship with other members.

Location | Pelham YMCA
Start Date | New sessions begin in June
Day & Time | Tuesdays; 3:30-4:15pm 
Cost | $54 YMCA Members; $108 Non-Members
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Adult Swim Stroke – Introduction
This class is designed for adults who can already swim. Participants will learn and develop proper stroke instructions for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. This class is also designed for those who are interested in becoming lap swimmers.
Location | Mountain Brook YMCA
Start Date | Next session begins June 4
Day & Time | Tuesdays; 6:00-7:00pm
Cost | $39 YMCA Members; $78Non-Members
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Foundations for First-Time Home Buyers: Navigating Your Path to Home Ownership (ages 18+)
Join our comprehensive First-Time Home Buyer Course, designed to equip you with the knowledge, tools, and confidence needed to navigate the complex process of purchasing your first home. Throughout this course, you’ll explore essential topics such as financial readiness, mortgage options, real estate essentials, the home-buying process, homeownership responsibilities, and valuable resources and support networks. Whether you’re dreaming of a cozy starter home or envisioning a forever family retreat, let our expertise empower you to make informed decisions and embark on your homeownership journey with confidence. Take the first step towards turning your homeownership dreams into reality! The instructor will be Ashley DeForest, Realtor Keller Williams Homewood

Location | Shades Valley YMCA

Start Date | June 6
Day & Time | Thursdays; 5:30-6:30pm
Cost | $39 Members; $78 Non-Members
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Facility Rentals and Parties

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Masters Swim

Masters Swim welcomes anyone 18 and older who wants to improve their swimming abilities. Our goals are to have fun, improve swimming technique, learn new skills, get faster, and meet people who are like-minded. We welcome all ages and abilities to our program.

Workouts typically range 3000-3500 yards. Workouts are flexible,  often adjusting intervals, sets, and distances to accommodate the varying abilities.

Lanes Reserved and Available at our Mountain Brook branch:
Mon – Fri: 6:30am – 8:30am
Saturday: 7:00am – 9:00am
Sunday: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Lanes Reserved and Available at our Shades Valley branch:
Starting December, 6 2022

Tues & Fri: 5:30am – 6:30am
with Coach Daniel Kamber


Originating in 1950 and popularized in the 80’s, racquetball is still enjoyed today by those devoted to the sport and its conditioning and recreational benefits. Contact your local branch for court availability and reservation information.

Greystone – (205)-981-0144

Shades Valley – (205) 870-9622

Trussville – (205) 655.2224


With 21 clay courts and 3 indoor courts in the Birmingham Metro area, the YMCA offers a variety of tennis programming with opportunities for juniors to adults to play and participate in one of the healthiest lifetime sports available.

Our USPTA certified tennis professionals offer instructional programs for every level. Looking to get in the game? We offer USTA leagues and social mixers at our three tennis locations: **Mountain Brook &  Greystone

Contact our Tennis Professionals for More Information:
Greystone : Steve Faulkner
Mountain Brook: Joey Unkenholz
**Monthly Tennis Add On Fee required for Mountain Brook Tennis programming