Downtown Family YMCA

YMCA Louisville Downtown branch
Downtown Family YMCA

Downtown Family YMCA

Every day, there's something new at the YMCA. We bring kids, adults and families closer together, encourage healthy living and foster connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. Our members enjoy group exercise classes, year-round swimming and encouragement from our Healthy Living Coaches. We have the support, guidance and resources to help you learn new things and make new friends at any stage in your life. Join us at the Downtown Family YMCA today!

Downtown Family YMCA

Address

555 South 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40202
United States

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Contact Info

Branch Hours

5 am - 9 pm
Hours
Mon - Thu: 5 am - 9 pm
Fri: 5 am - 8 pm
Sat - Sun: 7 am - 5 pm
5 pm - 7 pm
Kids' Club Hours
Mon - Thu: 5 pm - 7 pm
Fri: Closed
Sat: 9 am - 11 am
Sun: Closed
6 am - 1 pm; 3 pm - 7 pm
Pool Hours
Mon - Thu: 6 am - 1 pm; 3 pm - 7 pm
Fri: 6 am - 1 pm; 3 pm - 6 pm
Sat: 7 am - 3 pm
Sun: 7 am - 11 am; 12 pm - 3 pm
Closed
Family Swim Hours
Mon - Fri: Closed
Sat - Sun: 12 pm - 3 pm
The Rock Wall is closed at this time.
Rock Climbing Wall Hours
Mon - Sun: The Rock Wall is closed at this time.

Featured Programs

From swim lessons to group fitness, personal training, and volunteer opportunities, and more, the programs at the Downtown Family YMCA enhance the members lives and communities spirit, body and mind.

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    Health and Fitness Programs

    Members can take advantage of a vast array of health and fitness programs that make us stronger and make our lives more enjoyable.

  •  Children swimming at YMCA Louisville swimming pool

    Swimming Programs

    The YMCA teaches people of all ages to swim and enjoy the water because we know that swimming is not just a life-saving skill, but a way to remain active and healthy for a lifetime.

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    Youth and Teen Programs

    The YMCA is dedicated to helping our community's younger members become the best people they can.

  • YMCA Louisville members clearing brush for local volunteer opportunities

    Community Programs and Events

    Our community programs strive to bring members together, because we're all stronger when we're looking out for each other.

Try The Y

Request a free guest pass or stop by for a tour of the Y any time we are open to see how we can support you in reaching your goals!

Membership Rates
Community-Wide Membership Rates

Community-Wide Membership Rates

With your community-wide membership, you will get full access to your branch’s facility, indoor pool, and programming, as well as enjoy all YMCA locations in the Greater Louisville area and Southern Indiana.

We offer affordable membership and program rates, including reduced rates for Calypso Cove Family Waterpark, based on household income. Lower income-based fees are available for households earning less than $65,000. Contact your local Y for more information.

* Family membership covers up to two adults and dependent children up to age 25 living in the same household. Additional adults over age 25 living in the same household may be added for $20 per month per adult, by calling or stopping by your branch location.

** The join fee is a one-time fee as long as your membership remains active. Should your membership lapse, you are subject to this fee again.

*** The outdoor Calypso Cove Family Waterpark fee is an optional add-on. Once you pay a one-time fee, you gain a lifetime access to the waterpark as long as your membership remains active. Should your membership lapse, you are subject to this fee again. Calypso Cove Family Water Park is located at Northeast Family YMCA.

 

Membership Rates

Membership FAQs

Have more questions about membership? We have answers! Check out our membership page, call us or stop by and we'll be happy to assist you!

Membership FAQs

Can I try the Y before I join?

Can I try the Y before I join?

Definitely! Complete an online form and you will receive a free guest pass. You must be at least 21 years of age and show photo ID to use the facilities. Limit one (1) visit per guest per year. Does not include Calypso Cove. Other restrictions may apply.

How much do lockers and laundry services cost?

How much do lockers and laundry services cost?

Laundry service costs $15 per month. Kit locker rental costs $10 per month and full length locker rental costs $25 per month.

What is the Downtown Family YMCA's weather policy?

What is the Downtown Family YMCA's weather policy?

In extreme weather conditions, we will attempt to hold all scheduled classes and programs. We recommend that you call 502-587-6700 before coming to the Y during extreme weather periods.

Does the Downtown Family YMCA have parking?

Does the Downtown Family YMCA have parking?

The fully automated parking garage is located adjacent to the YMCA building.

What is the cost of daily parking?

What is the cost of daily parking?

  • Y Member

    0 - 3 hours: $1

    3 - 4 hours: $5

    4 - 5 hours: $8

    5 - 24 hours: $10

     

    Lost ticket: $10

    Monthly rooftop: $70

  • Guest

    0 - 1 hours: $2

    1 - 2 hours: $4

    2 - 3 hours: $6

    4 - 5 hours: $10

    5 - 24 hours: $12

     

    Lost ticket: $12

    Monthly rooftop: $90

How do you pay for daily parking?

How do you pay for daily parking?

Parkers may pay with cash or credit card at the exit (at the guest rate) or at the kiosk in the Y lobby just prior to exiting. In order to receive the member rate, members must pay at the kiosk in the Y lobby where membership card will be scanned to verify active membership. Remember to bring your parking ticket in with you to the Y.

Will there be monthly parking cards for Y members and how much are they?

Will there be monthly parking cards for Y members and how much are they?

Yes. $20 monthly cards will be available for YMCA members which will provide up to 90 hours per month and immediate access through all gates. Monthly parkers have access to the back alley exit gate.

Will there be free parking?

Will there be free parking?

Parking is not free on weekdays. However, Y members enjoy free parking on weekends.

Is there VIP functionality?

Is there VIP functionality?

Yes. Special one-time complimentary parking will be easily handled by YMCA or JCPS staff, as they do now. A bar code sticker will be added to the parking ticket to allow free exit.

What happens if there is a gate malfunction?

What happens if there is a gate malfunction?

The gate has an intercom system available 24 hour, seven days a week from which the gate can be opened remotely.

The new system will operate like other automated garages downtown and will have detailed instructions. If you are unsure, simply touch the intercom button and a system administrator will walk you through it.

The 24-7 remote monitor will be alerted and the gates will be raised until the problem is resolved.

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