Christian Street YMCA

The Christian Street YMCA

The Christian Street YMCA, serving South Philadelphia, Center City and the surrounding communities, offers a wide range of programs for children and teens including swim lessons, sports, fitness, child care and day camps. For adults and seniors, the Y has personal training, triathalon training, swimming and basketball, a variety of group exercise classes, wellness orientations and free babysitting services.

Not only is the Christian Street Y the place for you to stay active and healthy, but is a safe, fun environment to make new friends and volunteer to help others. There are many programs and services offered at the Y each day to help all our community members learn, grow and thrive in their own unique way.

The Christian Street YMCA is a branch of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA with a focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

Spring 2015 Program Brochure

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Winter 2015 Program Brochure

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Summer Day Camp Brochure


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YMCA News & Events

Abington Splash Week

Jun 1 - Jun 5, 2015

As a service for the community, the Y will host SPLASH Week from June 1-5, 2015.  SPLASH Week is a FREE program designed to help children and families learn basic swimming skills and practice safety…

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Child Watch

Free, on-site, convenient drop-in Child Watch provides a strong incentive for families to join the Y. Parents who work out or take class have the option to bring their children (ages infant to 12 years old) and have them cared for at the Y. Child Watch is a member benefit. Maximum time allowed per child is 2 hours per visit and the parents must remain on premises at all times. When weather and staffing permit, Childwatch staff may also take kids out to our playground.

Monday through Saturday:  8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Monday through Thursday: 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Friday 5:00-7:00 pm

Supervised Swim is child watch in the pool offered for ages 7-11. Parents must remain in the facility but can work out or take a group exercise class while the child swims.

Monday & Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Wellness Center Consultations

Our Wellness Coaches will assist you in getting familiar with all of our exercise equipment and program options. Your Wellness coach will discuss your wellness goals and help you establish a beginning program. Three appointments are free for new and existing members. Schedule your appointment at the Welcome Center today!