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COMING SOON: Sand Volleyball Leagues Downtown

Got a competetive streak? We've got you covered there!

Your Downtown YMCA, in collaboration with the Discovery Special Improvement District, is proudly offering the newly organized co-ed leagues this Spring & Summer. The Discovery Beach & volleyball court promises the perfect backdrop to summer fun in… Read More | Comment

E-Waste Collection Event Scheduled for May 23

The YMCA, Goodwill and CleanTurn would like to invite you to our first annual "E-Waste" Collection Event scheduled for May 23! Mark your calendar. 

What is e-Waste? Unwanted consumer and business electronic products and equipment, nearing the end of their useful life are called e-Waste or e-scrap. On… Read More | Comment

Gym Shutdown Scheduled for April 20-27

The 2015 Downtown Basketball Court Maintenance Shutdown will take place April 20– April 27, 2015. We invite you to try other areas of our facility including Racquetball Courts, Wellness Center and Pool during this time.

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Group and Private Swim Lessons

Interested in Swimming? We have just the thing for you! Did you know we offer Group and Private Swim Lessons for all ages?

For more information, please stop by the branch or call Matthew Rice at 614-224-1131 ext 186.

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Spring Session Is Here!

Please see the attached PDF for the latest schedule adjustments, all on one page! 

Group Exercise Schedules Are Available:

  • Online (ymcacolumbus.org/downtown); click on "schedules & fees"
  • Mobile App
  • Printed Copies availabe at the Pro Shop

Note: Swim Lessons, Clubs, & Free Group… Read More | Comment

Parking Meter Changes

The City of Columbus has changed the Parking Meters in the front of our building. They are NO LONGER FREE FROM 6-10 PM. Please double check your meter to be sure you have enough time for your activity.  We continue to offer parking at the Marconi Garage to our members.  For more… Read More | Comment

Evening Court Schedules

Weekdays from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.@ at the Downtown YMCA, you can now enjoy organized sports at their best… come join in on the fun!

Monday: Pick-up Basketball*
Tuesday: Cornhole
Wednesday: Volleyball
Thursday: Open Gym
Friday: Boys and Girls Club

*Structured 12 minute supervised… Read More | Comment

Broga® is OFFICIALLY in Central Ohio!



As the first location in the Central Ohio area to offer the OFFICIAL Licensed program, the Downtown YMCA is proud to announce the long-awaited arrival of: Broga® | Yoga for Men. Go, bros!

"The BROGA Mission" is to… Read More | Comment

Pool Update: 1/2/2015

We are pleased to announce that the pool heater has been replaced, and the steam room thermostat issue has been ressolved. Both are up, running, and ready for member usage.

Happy New Year from the Downtown Y!

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Pool Update 12/26

Pool Closed:

We regret to inform you that our pool heater needs to be replaced. The temperature of the pool has dropped below safe swimming conditions and will be closed until the new heater arrives and is installed.  We hope to have our pool up and… Read More | Comment

ATTN: Members & Guests

Please read below, as we work to keep you informed on the latest information for our Aquatics amenities!

The hot tub has been inspected, & due to mechanical issues, is currently closed until further notice.

The replacement sensor for the steam room has… Read More | Comment

Holiday Reminders

Wed., 12/24-  (Christmas Eve): 5:15AM-2PM

Thurs., 12/25-  (Christmas): CLOSED

Fri., 12/26-  5:15AM-8PM (Regular Hours)

Wed., 12/31 (New Year's Eve): 5:15AM- 2PM

Thurs. 1/1- (New Year's Day): CLOSED

Fri., 1/2- 5:15AM- 8PM (Regular Hours)  ***Regular Group Exercise Schedule Resumes***

Mon., 1/5- ***All Other Winter… Read More | Comment


Due To Mechanical Difficulties, The Hot Tub Is Currenlty Closed; It Is Expected To Reopen Tomorrow Afternoon (12/12). 

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GO BUCKS! We’ve Got The Game!

If you're thinking of skipping that workout today due to the big Game @ Noon, we've got you covered! We will have all of our TV's turned on (and up) to ABC so that you can keep your health in check, while not missing a precious minute of… Read More | Comment

Thanksgiving Week Schedule: Hours, Group Ex Classes, & Activities


Noon: Cycling w/ Scott
6:15 PM: Break It Up w/ Felicity
**Additional Activity: Staff & Member Appreciation Potluck, 11:30-1 PM**

Noon: Muscle Conditioning w/ Monica
6:15 PM: Relentless w/ Sidney

Noon: Break It Up w/ Felicity
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Invite a Friend To Join Class, and Save!


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New hours beginning June 1

The Downtown YMCA will have new hours beginning Sunday, June 1. 

Monday - Thursday 5:15 a..m- 10:00 p.m. 

Friday 5:15 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. 

Saturday 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

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The Downtown YMCA will close at 2:00pm on Friday,May 2nd.

Please join us for our 90 years of Impact YMCA celebration for the downtown YMCA on Friday May 2nd from 5:00-7:00pm! Tickets will be $25/person or $40 per couple.  Proceeds will benefit the Downtown YMCA’s 2014 Annual Campaign.
The Downtown YMCA will be closing at 2 pm on… Read More | Comment

Corporate Challenge now has a Twitter account. Follow us! @YcorpChallenge

The YMCA of Central Ohio's Corporate Challenge has a new Twitter account. Follow us @YCorpChallenge

"Play to Give"

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March Madness Basketball Tournament Downtown YMCA

In anticipation of the NCAA tournament the Downtown YMCA will host a 5 on 5 basketball tournament. This double elimination tournament is for adults age 18 and older. NCAA conference tournament games will be broadcasted along with music and a D.J. Concessions available.
When: March 15th and 16thRead More | Comment

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