Sarpy YMCA

1111 E. First St.
Papillion, NE 68046

The YMCA is Open!

All YMCA of Greater Omaha branches are officially open. As with any business, reopening will look a little different to that of pre-COVID operations, so please take a minute to familiarize yourself with What To Expect below.


What To Expect:

Like most businesses, reopening will look a little different than pre-COVID operations. Specifically, with the safety of everyone in mind, members should expect to see the following guidelines in place when returning to the Y:

  • Facilities will operate below full occupancy at all times, on a first-come/first-serve basis. Members will scan in AND scan out. For further details on how to add your barcode to your phone using the YMCA app, click here.
  • Youth aged 10+ are allowed on Wellness Floors as long as they have completed Youth Fitness Training.
  • Childwatch and Youth/Teen/Family Rooms are open! Click here to see the updated Childwatch schedules and reserve your space.
  • Registration is open for swim lessons! The session will be 2 weeks long with 6 classes total. Click here to learn more & find a lesson.
  • Group exercise has restarted, including aqua classes. Please use the YMCA of Greater Omaha app to reserve your spot in class beginning at 5:00 pm the Thursday prior; learn more here.
  • Pools are open for lap swimming, water walking and Open/Family Swim (Twin Rivers YMCA & Kirn Pool are excluded due to repairs). Bring your own towel! Please visit the Pool Schedules page to reserve your time to lap swim/water walk or swim with your family. You can also use the YMCA app to reserve – Click here for NEW, updated instructions.
  • Locker rooms are open. Please bring your own towel.
  • Gymnasiums are open with limited capacity – Click here to view the gym schedules.
  • Fall Youth Sports (soccer, flag football, volleyball) registration is open. Registration in Iowa will open on July 20. Learn more here.
  • Private Swim Lessons are available. Please check with your YMCA branch.
  • Cardio and weight equipment, free weights and walking tracks are available, with some machines and stations unavailable for use.
  • Proper social distancing will be in place, with 6’ distance markers and appropriately placed equipment.
  • Water fountains will be bottle fill only.
  • Additional cleaning & safety measures will be in place, including key staff wearing masks.
  • Y Without Walls online virtual classes are still available here.


Membership Information

Any membership questions or concerns can be sent to and we’ll be happy to assist.


Please stay tuned for more operational updates in the coming weeks, and we look forward to seeing you back at the Y!

Please continue to enjoy all the online Y Without Walls virtual health & wellness content including workout plans & videos, youth education & engagement, swim safety and more.  We look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Welcome to the Sarpy Community YMCA

The Sarpy YMCA has served families in the Papillion and La Vista communities since 1997.

The Sarpy YMCA acts as a meeting center for all people, accommodating adults and children alike. With its gymnasium, cardio and weights equipment, group exercise rooms, childwatch center and swimming pool, the Sarpy YMCA is more than a place to exercise. It’s a place to grow.


Swimming- A Life Saving Skill

Did you know we offer swimming lessons for all ages, even adults. Learning to swim is a life-saving skill that all should learn.  Let us help you, your children, or your parents learn this important skill.

We also offer Private lessons or Semi-Private lessons for children and adults.

Get Involved

The YMCA of Greater Omaha offers its members and non members a wealth of programs so everyone has the opportunity to get involved as people and as members of their community. With sports leagues, swim lessons, childcare, fitness programs and much more, there’s something for every member of the family.