Downtown Boise YMCA

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The Downtown Boise YMCA opened its doors in 1968 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:

General Facility Features

  • Cardio fitness center (complete with cutting-edge equipment and stretching area) Open
  • Fitness studios that house a wide variety of Group Exercise programs» Open
    • Yoga Studio Open
    • Fitness Studio Open
    • Indoor Cycling Studio*
    • Pilates Studio Open
  • Full-court basketball gymnasium Open 
  • Variety of weight-lifting systems and rooms Open
  • 3 Racquetball courts (two which can be converted for Squash) Open (for individual or family use only)
  • Indoor climbing wall*
  • Youth Activity Center» Open
  • Kid Zone » Open
  • Separate locker facilities for adults, youth/family, and special needs members Open
  • Towel & Laundry service* Towel Service Open
  • Free parking Open

Aquatic Center

  • 3 swimming pools Open
  • Heated spa pool (104 degrees, must be 15 or older or accompanied by a guardian, ages 5 and under not allowed) Open
  • 25-yard, 6-lane lap pool (heated at 79–81 degrees) Open
  • Recreational pool (heated at 84–85 degrees) with two slides, a “pretzel” and drop slide, and 3 lap lanes Open
  • Kiddie Pool (heated at 90 degrees) for kids 6 and under at 1–1.5 feet deep with a dragon-shaped slide and tumbling buckets of water Open
  • Swimming Lessons, Swim Team, and more for youth Open
  • Swimming Lessons, Aquatics Group Exercise, and more for adults Open
*These areas/services will remain closed until a later phase.

Contact Information

Address: 1050 W State Street Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208 344 5501


Facility Hours

Holiday Hours (2020/21)
Memorial Day:CLOSED
Fourth of July:CLOSED
Labor Day:CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day:CLOSED
Christmas Eve:5am-12pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
New Year's Eve:5am-5pm
New Year's Day (2021):10am-6pm
Please note: All YMCA Aquatic Centers close one hour before the rest of the facility.

Service Hours

Aquatic Center

Lap Pool
Mon–Fri 5am–3pm | 4–8pm
Sat 7am–5pm
Sun 10am–5pm
Water Exercise

Reserve your spot.

Kiddie Pool

Reserve your spot.

Open Swim
Mon–Thu 12-3pm
Fri 9am-4pm
Sat 12-4pm
Sun 10am-4pm
Sauna/Steam Rooms


Kid Zone

Mon–Thu8:45am–1:15pm | 4–6:45pm

Reserve your spot.