About us.

Welcome to the Downtown Y

Serving the Downtown Birmingham business district and surrounding residential areas since 1985, the Downtown Y is host to a diverse population finding a common goal in a healthy lifestyle.

Come visit


Downtown YMCA
2101 Fourth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 324-4563

Branch Operating Hours

Monday–Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Holiday Hours

New Year’s Day: CLOSED
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: CLOSED
Easter: CLOSED
Memorial Day: CLOSED
4th of July: CLOSED
Labor Day: CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED (also closed the day AFTER Thanksgiving)
Christmas Eve: CLOSED
Christmas Day: CLOSED
New Year’s Eve: CLOSED

Pool Hours

Downtown features a year-round indoor recreational/lap pool. Lanes always available for Lap Swimming – Reserve your lane HERE

Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 6:45pm

11:45am – 12:45pm: Water Aerobics 4 lanes
11:00am – 1:00pm:  Lap Swim 2 lanes
1:00pm – 6:45pm:    Lap Swim 4 lanes | Open Swim 2 lanes
11:00am – 5:00pm: Lap Swim 4 lanes | Open Swim 2 lanes
5:30pm – 6:30pm:  Water Aerobics  4 lanes
5:00pm – 6:45pm:  Lap Swim 2 lanes


Branch Leadership Staff

Sean Allison, Executive Director
Dawn Pilleteri,  Membership
April Flynn, Aquatics
Rachel Freeman, Group Exercise