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1400 N. Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19121
Today's hours: Hours:
Branch Hours
5AM – 9PM
All hours
Branch amenities
KidZone / Babysitting
Unlimited Exercise Classes
Strength & Cardio Fitness Center
Personal Training
Indoor Pool
Family Changing Room
Gymnasium Courts
Teen Tech Center
Before & After School Care
Virtual At Home Workouts

Discover your Y in Philadelphia, PA!

Columbia North YMCA is your center for family-friendly activities and meeting your fitness goals. Our mission centers around connecting you to a healthier life. Our center in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, accomplishes these goals in variety of ways, including offering gyms, swimming pools, exercise classes, and child care services that make carving out time for yourself a little easier.


Join the Y

With state-of-the-art equipment, world-class swimming pools, unlimited classes, 2-hour free Kidzone care, or a wide range of programs for kids, teens, families, and seniors - the Y is the best place to connect to a healthier life.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Ready to see what the Y is all about? We cannot wait for you to come see our branch! Meet with a member of our amazing staff for a tour to find out more about the services we offer that fit your needs. See you soon!


Workout from Home

Workout whenever, wherever with PhilaYathome - your virtual YMCA. Members can choose from hundreds of on-demand classes, catch a LIVE online class with fan-favorite instructors, workout with LES MILLS, or browse the latest lifestyle and health articles.

Explore Social Responsibility

Every YMCA strives to become a community resource that helps people in the area connect and grow together. Our Columbia North facility offers year-round opportunities for you and your family to get involved and explore more of what's to love in South Philly. We add new events all year, so check back often and see what new opportunities we have near you.

Support Youth Development

The Y provides young people with a place they can go to enrich their lives. Our kids and teens programs cover all kinds of topics, including sports, music, math, and career readiness. All of these programs come at a discounted price to our members. Our Columbia North facility even boasts a Best Buy Teen Tech Center, where kids can develop skills in music production, programming, design, and filmmaking through free hands-on programs. Access to the Teen Tech Center is included in your membership!

Engage in Healthy Living

Getting active and staying healthy is one of the key components of living well, and our Columbia North Y offers you the gym space and swimming pool to do so as you please. Sign up for any of our in-person or virtual exercise classes — when you become a member, the opportunities are endless — or join a pick-up game in our basketball gym. If water is your preference, check out our indoor pool for lap swimming or family fun.

Box, lift, enjoy the sauna or do whatever makes you feel fit. You'll find all this and more at Columbia North YMCA. Check out what's happening at the Y and plan your visit today!

Happening at the Y

Lifeguard News Post

Lifeguard Certification Courses at the Y

Get your lifeguard certification, and if you're hired by the YMCA, we'll pay your certification fees! You heard that right! Participants who take our lifeguard certification class that are hired by the YMCA afterward will be reimbursed for their certification fees!
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Camp News Post

Columbia North YMCA Summer Camp 2023

Calling all happy campers! Get ready for summer of fun! Our day camps offer a variety of options to keep your young ones engaged during their months off. Traditional camp, sports camp, arts camp... and so much more. A summer of fun awaits at the Y!
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