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.


Winter 2014 Brochure

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Spring 2014 Brochure

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Summer Day Camp Brochure - 2014

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Christian Street News & Events

Passport to Kindergarten at CSY

May 3, 2014 10:00 am

Join us for a FREE community event for families with future Kindergarteners from all Philadelphia area schools. Hosted by The Please Touch Museum, the event will feature opportunities to learn more about the registration process…

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YMCA News & Events

Coffee with Cops at the Ambler Y

May 18, 2014 9:00 am

Sunday, May 18, 9-11 a.m. Join officers from the Lower Gwynedd Police Department in the Lobby for an informal chat to ask questions or voice your concerns. Coffee will be served.

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.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday  8:30 am – 11:00 am

Monday 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday 8:30 am – noon

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 6:00 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!