Before you go

Important guidelines to read before you visit the complex.

Learn to Swim programs available for all ages
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Welcome To Gateway Sports Complex

Gateway is a nonprofit organization that believes in creating a nurturing, stable and culturally diverse family environment where our youth and adults can reach their full potential. Whether its learning to swim or staying fit we are with you every step of the way. Our team of competitive swimmers are here to help you Swim, Compete and Succeed with your swimming journey. Our fitness experts will help you reach all of your goals while we teach you how to Practice, Perfect and Perform your workout.

Membership Prices

We have memberships for adults, youths, seniors, families, and even first responders. check our prices below and find a membership for you or your family.

Complex Services

Our best resource is the team of people who will warmly greet you, expertly train you and enthusiastically help you reach your potential. We invite you to take a look at all our facility has to offer.


Gateway is offering a modified selection of fitness classes at our complex, in order to be extra cautious with the new norm. Expect a few classes each day with limited sizes, taught in carefully planned room that allows for social distancing, as well as enhanced cleaning measures.


Gateway’s Aquatics Center provides a venue for local, regional and national learn to swim programs, lap swimming, water aerobics as well as competitive swimming. The Complex features a 25 yard pool and is one of the largest in the city of Cohoes, NY.


Gateway Complex offers the capital regions youth & adult with sports such as basketball, pickleball, indoor tennis, dodgeball, volleyball and much more. Leagues and tournaments will also be part of the Complex culture. We invite you to visit us and see all that we have to offer


We've got the space you need for any occasion. Gateway offers a variety of rental spaces to make any occasion memorable.

Our court is also available for private and group use. No matter the sport, we have the space.

Swim - Compete - Succeed
Swimming is the best physical activity

Ever since 2003 Craig Roopchand has taught children & adults of all ages how to swim properly. Which has led to some students get into competitive swimming and succeeding. No matter what your swimming experience, Craig’s program is taught by all of Gateway’s instructors ensuring high success rates.

Meet our Instructors

Gateway's instructors have years of real world experience. Rest assured that whatever program you join you will get the very best experience at Gateway.

Craig Roopchand

Professional Learn to Swim, Aquatic and Sports Instructor

Trudy Roopchand

Fitness Instructor


Swim Instructor

What People Are Saying

"All of our swimming and sport lessons maintain a supportive and fun feeling that encourages youth to succeed through desire, teamwork and the love of the sport. Creating a fun path to sports success in a nurturing, culturally diverse family environment will always be central to Gateway's Mission"
Craig Roopchand
CEO & Founder
"We want our children to love coming to our program because we're making sports fun"
Volleyball & Tennis Instructor
"Parents were so happy with Gateway's Learn to Swim program and the difference that it made in their children Lives. Which allowed us to expand our programs to include sports"
Basketball INstructor
about us

Gateway Sports & Pools Inc. is a nonprofit organization that believes in creating and nurturing, stable and culturally diverse family environment where our youth can reach their full potential.


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