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Welcome to the Downtown South Bend YMCA, where there's something for everyone.

For more than 100 years, the YMCA has contributed to the lives of thousands of people of all ages, races, religions, and economic backgrounds in South Bend. We are a non-profit charitable organization like few others in the area. At the Y, we have the unique opportunity to touch the lives of infants, children, adults, and seniors throughout the Michiana community.

We are located on the third and fourth floor of the Leighton Memorial Healthplex located at 111 W. Jefferson Blvd. South Bend, IN 46601. Enter the parking garage on Jefferson Blvd. and our entrance is on the third floor.


As a member, you’ll have all this at your fingertips:

  • FREE Group Exercise Classes
  • FREE Childwatch with a Household Membership
  • FREE Strength Training Instruction and Equipment Orientations
  • Open Basketball, Open Pickleball, and Family Gym Time
  • Lap Pool, Therapy Pool & Whirlpool
  • Cardio and Strength Equipment
  • Free Weight Room
  • Indoor Walking and Running Track
  • Adult Locker Rooms
  • Saunas Men's and Women's Locker Rooms
  • Personal Training
  • Health Coaching
  • Access to most YMCAs nationwide
  • No Contracts

Downtown South Bend YMCA Membership Rates

Membership Type Join Fee Monthly Fee
No annual fee. No contract.
Annual Fee
If you choose to pay annually.
Youth (0-12) $30 $17 $204
Teen (13-19) $30 $30 $360
Young Adult (20-28) $30 $38 $456
Adult (29-64) $50 $55 $660
Couple $50 $75 $900
Household $50 $79 $948
Single Parent Household $50 $71 $852
Senior (65+) $0 $47 $564
Senior Couple $0 $67 $804

*Rates effective June 1, 2024

  • New/Renewing (over 30 days inactive) memberships are subject to a join fee.
  • Household membership includes one or two Adult(s) and legal dependent(s) at the same address.
  • For couple, household, single parent, and senior couple memberships, members must reside in the same household. Verification is required.
  • Membership dues withdraw monthly on the 10th.
  • Dependents ages 20-26 must be enrolled in school. Otherwise, they are considered an additional adult. *Additional Adult Add-On Fee applies, see rate above.
  • Military and School Employees must show ID to receive pricing.
  • At least 51% of your time must be spent at the branch where you join.
  • Hold Policy: We will draft $10 a month while your membership is on hold. Expectations are for seniors (65+) and those with medical reasons. Hold status will go into effect on the first of the next month.
  • Cancelation Policy: All changes must be made before the 1st of the month. Your cancelation will go into effect on the 1st of the following month. You are welcome to utilize full membership benefits until that date.
  • If your membership is terminated you will be subject to a join fee.

Downtown South Bend YMCA Guest Pass Rates

  Day Week 2 Weeks 3 Weeks 4 Weeks
(0-19 years)
$7 $18 $25 $33 $40
College Student
$7 $18 $25 $33 $40
(20+ years)
$11 $24 $38 $51 $65
(2+ Individuals)
$16 $30 $50 $69 $89


Facility Hours

Sunday 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Monday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Tuesday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Thursday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Friday 5:00 AM-9:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM-5:00 PM

Childwatch Hours

Coming Soon

The Y closes on major holidays: 

New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

The Y will close early on: 
Christmas Eve (12:00 PM)
New Year's Eve (3:00 PM)

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News & Events


Downtown South Bend YMCA
Join the Downtown South Bend YMCA team and Mayor Mueller for a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at 111 W. Jefferson Blvd. South Bend, IN. Class demonstrations, refreshments, remarks, and exciting giveaways await those who participate, including a chance to...