The Downtown YMCA has undergone more than $32 million in renovations, but its egalitarian vision has changed little since 1892.
As one of the most”ancient” things in the comparatively young city of Phoenix, the mid-century Downtown YMCA building has long been a beacon for those in search o f a pick-up basketball game or i r o n to pump. But aside from the old red brick facade, the original Y is almost unrecognizable after recent facility upgrades, including the addition o f the Sun Devil Fitness Complex and posh ASU athletics wing, with its state-of-the-art equipment and stunning rooftop pool. One t h i n g that hasn’t changed w i t h the remarkable facelift, however, is the Downtown YMCA’s century-old mission of providing Phoenicians with a healthy environment for mind , body and spirit.
The Downtown YMCA has incrementally changed with the times to remain vita lover its storied history.
The Badminton Group is a tradition that is still going strong since 1950’s and currently looking for more players to join their afternoon sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays.