Emilson Floor Renovations begins May 16 and basketball courts are unavailable at this time. Please visit Hale Family Y for indoor basketball.

Outdoor Aquatic Center and Pools

Welcome to the NEW South Shore YMCA Outdoor Aquatic Center

Opening Saturday, May 18 for 2024 summer season passholders

We look forward to welcoming our 2024 season passholders to the NEW South Shore Y Outdoor Aquatic Center located at the Emilson YMCA site in Hanover, MA. The center opens for the season on Saturday, May 18, 2024.

Outdoor Aquatic Center 2024 Season Passes are sold out for the season.

From Reimagination to Reality

Our newly designed SSYMCA Outdoor Aquatic Center offers seasonal full-day access all summer long, with improved amenities, splash parks, playgrounds, and larger pools that accommodate both camp and membership simultaneously.

  • State-of-the-art, zero-depth entry heated pools
  • Separate, dedicated pool areas for Y Day Camp
  • Spray Park and water play areas
  • Modern, accessible bathrooms/changing facilities
  • Two new playgrounds with year-round access
  • Fully reimagined concessions experience
  • And MORE!


We are delighted to offer a whole new concessions experience at the outdoor center, and items can be charged to your card on file. Check out a sample of our 2023 menu below.


2024 Policies & Guidelines



For questions about the Outdoor Aquatic Center, call 781-924-8266 or email Michelle Daley at michelle.daley@ssymca.org.