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Upcoming Partial Facility Closure: Eastside Family Y racquetball courts will be closed for resurfacing beginning Thursday, Dec. 9 and Studio 1 will be closed for resurfacing on Friday, Dec. 10. Both areas will reopen on Monday, Dec. 12.  We are in the final stages of the gym floor replacement and anticipate reopening on Monday, Dec. 19. Thank you for your patience.

The Downtown YMCA, located in the heart of Erie’s vibrant Renaissance District, welcomes members and program participants to its restored historic facility. We have been serving the region since 1910 through programs that nurture the potential of kids, improve the health of our community and support and give back to our neighbors.  We are most well known in the community for social service outreach to families and Teens as well as NAYEC accredited quality early learning and school age enrichment programs.

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Schedule & Amenities

Our amenities are our resources and staff your support to help you live a healthier life and reach your goals.

Group Exercise

Break a sweat, chat with a friend, relax your mind, challenge your body or reconnect and recharge. We are a Les Mills Fitness site!


Support and services for those re-entering a law-abiding life. To support, empower and help transitioning clients to fully integrate back into our community.

Teen Center

A safe space just for teens to make new friends, explore new interests and prepare for their future.


Count on us for enriching, loving, safe and high quality learning environments for children 6 weeks through 12 years. Early Head Start offered here.

Community Outreach

Meet other members and join us in giving back and supporting our neighbors.


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Hours & Directions

Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

All branches of the YMCA of Greater Erie will be closed on Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. We close at 1 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and are closed on New Year’s Day.