The Downtown Family YMCA opened its doors in 1964 and has since been a landmark in the Downtown Boise area. We currently help over 15,000 active youth, adult, and family members lead a healthier, happier life through the following facility features and amenities:


Cardio fitness center (complete with cutting-edge equipment and stretching area)
5 fitness studios that house a wide variety of Group Exercise programs»
Full-court basketball gymnasium
Variety of weight-lifting systems and rooms
3 Racquetball courts (two which can be converted for Squash)
Indoor climbing wall
Youth Activity Center»
Child Watch»
Separate locker facilities for adults, youth/family, and special needs members
Towel & Laundry service

Aquatics Center

3 swimming pools
Heated spa pool (104 degrees, must be 15 or older or accompanied by guardian, ages 5 and under not allowed)
25-yard, 6-lane lap pool (heated at 80-82 degrees)
Recreational pool (heated at 87-89 degrees) with two slides, a “pretzel” and drop slide, and 3 lap lanes
Children’s pool for kids 6 and under (1-1.5 feet deep with a dragon-shaped slide and tumbling buckets of water)
Swimming Lessons, Swim Team, and more for youth
Swimming Lessons, Aquatics Group Exercise, and more for adults

Contact Downtown
1050 W State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 344-5501

Downtown Hours of Operation
Mon – Fri: 5am-10pm
Sat: 7am-8pm
Sun: 10am-6pm

Holiday Hours
New Year’s Eve: 7am-5pm
New Year’s Day (2017): 10am-6pm
Easter: CLOSED
Memorial Day: CLOSED
Fourth of July: CLOSED
Labor Day: CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
Christmas Eve: 7am- 12pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED

Please note: The Downtown Aquatics Center closes thirty minutes before the rest of the facility.