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Phone, Address, and Hours
  • Phone & Email

  • Address

    2 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220

  • Hours

    General Facility Hours

    Monday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Holiday Hours

    New Year's Day: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Easter Sunday: CLOSED
    Memorial Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Independence Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Labor Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
    Christmas Eve: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Christmas Day: CLOSED
    New Year's Eve: CLOSE at 4 p.m.

    Child Watch Hours

    Monday - Thursday: 8:45 - 11:45 a.m. & 5 - 8 p.m.
    Friday: 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - Noon
    Sunday: Noon - 4 p.m.
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Downtown YMCA

Located on W. Franklin St, across from the Jefferson Hotel, the Downtown YMCA has been serving the Richmond community for 160 years.

Downtown YMCA

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We believe our communities are stronger when everyone feels welcome and we work together for the common good. Created by YMCA of the USA’s national partner Welcoming America, Welcoming Week celebrates the growing movement of communities that fully embrace new Americans and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. It’s a chance for neighbors—both immigrants and U.S.-born residents—to get to know one another and celebrate what unites us as a community!

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Downtown YMCA

See the Downtown YMCA before you step through the door!

The Downtown YMCA has a newly expanded and renovated Child Watch area, as well as many other amenities for our members.

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