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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. - 8 p.m.
    Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 4 p.m.

    Holiday Hours

    New Year's Day: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Easter Sunday: CLOSED
    Memorial Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Independence Day: CLOSE at Noon
    Labor Day: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
    Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday): CLOSE at 7 p.m.
    Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
    Christmas Eve: CLOSE at 2 p.m.
    Christmas Day: CLOSED
    New Year's Eve: CLOSE at 4 p.m.
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In the Heart of Richmond

Located on W. Franklin St, across from the Jefferson Hotel, the Downtown YMCA has been serving the Richmond community for 165 years.

In the Heart of Richmond


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The Downtown YMCA has been serving the Richmond community for over 165 years.  In the city center, where east streets meet west streets, you’ll find us on Franklin St. across from the Jefferson Hotel.

  • Two Large Wellness Centers
  • Free Weights & Circuit Machines
  • Exercise Studios
  • Indoor Heated Pool (Pool depth of 3 1/2 feet to 9 feet)
  • Sauna
  • Multiple Racquetball & Squash Courts
  • Newly Expanded and Renovated Child Watch area
  • Two Basketball Gymnasiums
  • After-School Care Programming
  • Teen and Social Space


Facility Tour

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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