Downtown YMCA

161 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203


The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee has had a presence in downtown Milwaukee since beginning operations over 150 years ago. The current location of the Downtown YMCA opened in 1998 in the historic John Plankinton Building (which also houses the Shops of the Grand Avenue).


  • Cardiovascular exercise equipment
  • Exercise bikes
  • Elliptical trainers
  • Rowing machines
  • Stairclimbers/Steppers
  • Treadmills
  • Child Watch
  • Group exercise
  • Indoor running/Walking track (1/6 mile)
  • Kit lockers/Laundry service
  • Personal training
  • Whirlpool and sauna
  • Steam room
  • Strength training equipment
  • Cybex
  • Fitlinxx
  • Free weights
  • Towel service (add-on)
  • Wellness programs
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