Caveman Pool

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Thank you

Caveman Pool has been part of our community for over 50 years!

2022  - Open June 20th - August 26th

Closed July 4th for Independence Day.

Caveman Pool is operated by the YMCA under contract to the City of Grants Pass. The pool is available for private parties when not scheduled for other activities.

Pool Hours of Operation | Closed Sundays*

*Closures may occur due to inclement weather, poor air quality during wildfire season, contamination, low attendance or insufficient staffing.
Sunday - Saturday Time
Swimming Lessons    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Mon-Thur)
Lap Swim    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Mon-Sat)
  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Mon/Wed - Y Swim Team)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Tue/Thur-Adult Swim Club)
  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Mon/Wed)
  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Tue/Thur/Fri)
Open Swim 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
  4:30 PM - 7:30 PM (Mon-Fri)
  4:30 PM - 8:00 PM (Saturday)
 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Sunday)
Water Exercise
Preschool family swim (5 & under)
  8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Mon-Fri)
  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Tue/Thur - Class)
Pool Rentals Available    6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Mon-Sat)
  4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Sundays)

Summer 2022 

Daily Admission Fees

3 years and under with paid adult FREE
Youth (through age 17)** $3.00
Adult (18+ years) $4.50
Family of 4* $9.00 *Additional guests pays regular admission

Season Passes (purchased at the YMCA)

Youth $61.75
Adult  $96.25

** Children 6 years and younger, and all non-swimmers must be accompanied in the water by an ADULT (18+). All swimmers in life jackets must be accompanied by an ADULT in the water.

YMCA Swim Lessons

Mon - Thurs, 9 am - 12 pm, every 2 weeks, beginning June 27, 2022

8 Lessons*
30-minute lessons (Parent/Child & Preschool): $84
40-minute lessons (School Age): $112

Registrations can be completed in person at the YMCA or online at

*No lessons July 4th, Independence Day

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons*

Work at your own pace with a customized curriculum to meet your desired goals. Available for all swimming abilities, ages 3+. 

-Private lessons are 1 student to 1 instructor ratio.
-Semi-private lessons are 2+ students to 1 instructor ratio.
-Prices are per student. Must be scheduled before payment. 

Private 30-minute lessons
5 lessons | $140
Semi-private 30-minute lessons
5 lessons | $104

Contact Brock Willis at 541-916-5791 or to schedule lessons.

*The YMCA reserves the right to combine or cancel classes when necessary.
Class fees are non-refundable once the session begins.

Pool Rental

Make a SPLASH this summer and rent Caveman Pool for your private party or special event!

Available for private parties or groups starting at $150/hour for the first 75 guests. Additional guests must pay the regular admission price.

All party/event registrations must be paid a minimum of two weeks in advance.

Please contact Brock Willis to schedule your group/party.

Contact Us

  1. Caveman Pool

    Caveman Pool

    801 NE 9th Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97529
    Ph: 541-479-2569


    Ph: 541-474-0001

    YMCA Office Hours

    1000 Redwood Ave,
    Grants Pass, OR 97527

    M-F 5:00 AM-7:00 PM
    SAT 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    SUN Closed

    Park Surveys

    Go to the Parks Survey page.

2022 Hours, Fees, and Schedule