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Join us at this multipurpose facility in Calgary’s southwest

Located in Calgary’s rapidly growing southwestern quadrant, Shawnessy YMCA is part of the South Fish Creek Complex. This large, unique facility includes a pool, community ice arenas, Bishop O'Byrne High School, and a full-serve Calgary Public Library.

Shawnessy YMCA has a climbing wall available to all city-wide members for free.

Become A Member

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Become a member of Shawnessy YMCA today! We offer varied amenities under one roof in the city’s southwest. The sense of community comes free.

Register for a Program

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Register for a program at Shawnessy YMCA. From swimming lessons to sports, arts programs to child care, YMCA Calgary has you covered! 

Drop In!

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If you’re not a Y member yet, consider our drop-in options for access to all facilities, general locker rooms and drop-in fitness classes. Daily drop-in and multi-visit cards are available.

Photo Identification is required for entry

In order to access any YMCA Calgary facility, individuals over 12 years of age must present a YMCA Calgary membership card or a valid piece of photo identification to one of our Member Services Representatives in order for us to grant access.

If you are not able to present photo identification, unfortunately, you will not be able to access the program areas of the facility.


25 Metre Lane Pool
On Deck Hot Tub
Leisure Pool
Indoor Track
Strength / Cardio Equipment
Fitness Studio
Indoor Climbing Wall
Multipurpose Rooms
Family Centre
Child Minding
Child Care Centre
City of Calgary Public Library
Membership Extra - Steam Rooms Available in Change Rooms

YMCA Calgary is committed to serving our communities. With that, accessibility is important to us. Shawnessy YMCA is glad to offer ramps into both the Leisure and Main Pools. Unfortunately, the Hot Tub is accessible by stairs ONLY