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High Street YMCA

Our High Street YMCA, in the heart of downtown Lexington, is convenient for those who work and live in the city. The High Street YMCA has served the downtown community for more than 50 years and boasts amenities such as state-of-the-art cardio equipment, free weights, a cycling studio, free towel service, a heated indoor pool, an indoor track, a gymnasium and more than 60 group exercise classes per month. Membership to the High Street YMCA gives you access to the North Lexington Family YMCA. You can also chose to become a citywide member, which will give you access to our YMCA of Central Kentucky locations.

If you are interested in membership, please contact Ashley Baggett


  • Wellness Center with state-of-the–art cardio equipment

  • Free weight area

  • Cycling Studio

  • Over 60 group exercise classes each week - included in your membership

  • Free Getting Started appointments, wellness assessment and equipment orientations

  • Heated indoor pool

  • Free towel service

  • Child Watch playroom (Free child care service while you use the Y)

  • Racquetball/handball courts

  • Full-size gymnasium

  • Indoor running/walking track

  • Locker rooms with steam room and sauna

  • Pilates Reformer Studio 


Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.


New Year's Day • Sunday, January 1, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Easter • Sunday, April 1, 2018, Closed

Memorial Day • Monday, May 28, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Fourth of July • Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Labor Day • Monday, September 3, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

Thanksgiving • Thursday, November 22, 2018, Closed

Christmas Eve • Monday, December 24, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Christmas Day • Tuesday, December 25, 2018, Closed 

New Year's Eve • Monday, December 31, 2018, Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

New Year's Day • Tuesday, January 1, 2019, Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

*All other holidays, branch is open regular hours; check our mobile app to verify any class adjustments


David Elsen, District Executive Director 

Kevin Haury, Associate Executive Director

Ashley Baggett, Member Engagement Director 

Debbi Dean, Healthy Living Director 

Taylor McDonald, Aquatics Director 

Janet Wade, Business Manager 

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