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Downtown Family YMCA

The Downtown Family YMCA is located in the heart of Chattanooga, serving our community for 143 years. Completely renovated in 2008, the Downtown Family YMCA is committed to providing services and programs that promote a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Pedaling for Parkinson's
Now offered at our Downtown branch!

Location Amenities

  • Adult Locker Rooms
  • Full court gymnasium
  • Indoor teaching pool
  • Indoor lap pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Cycling Studio
  • 2 Group Exercise rooms
  • Indoor racquetball courts
  • Indoor Track
  • Towel service
  • 3-Star Licensed Preschool
  • Steam and Massage
  • Sauna
  • childcare
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Personal Training

News & Events


The Downtown Family YMCA will have a lifeguard class July 31-Aug. 4 from 4 -9 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.). For more information or to register, call the Downtown branch at (423) 266-3766 or email Andrew Wheeler at awheeler@ymcachattanooga.org .


Did you hear? The YMCA now offers Biometric Screenings at its Downtown, Hamilton, Cleveland, and Healthy Living Center at North River branches. Screenings take place each Monday (by appointment) at a different branch. The cost is $30 and screening takes...


Rock & Roll with us! Join us Aug. 5 for the Hamilton Family YMCA's annual 5K , with a fun new date and theme! Run/walk with us as we celebrate the 80's! This family-friendly even will begin and end at...