John P. Thayer YMCA

24 14th St.
Columbus, GA 31901


The John P. Thayer YMCA opened February 1, 2010. Thank you to the community and all of the donors who made the project possible. The formal Grand Opening Ceremony was held on April 25, 2010 where the building was dedicated to John P. Thayer. We are excited to make history and impact our community with the use of our new facility.


Group Exercise, SilverSneakers, Lap Swimming, Swim Lessons, YMCA Master Swim Program, Fitness Assessments, Personal Training, Volleyball, Ballroom Dance, Basketball, Climbing Wall, Racquetball, Squash, Child Watch, YMCA Boot Camp, and Volunteerism.

The benefits of membership at the John P. Thayer YMCA are...

  • 4 lane, Indoor, heated, 25-yard pool
  • Matrix strength training equipment
  • Free Weight equipment
  • Cardio Equipment (Treadmills, Upright Bikes, Recumbent Bikes, Ellipticals, etc.)
  • Racquetball courts
  • Squash court
  • Gymnasium
  • Indoor Track
  • Locker Room facilities - Towel Service and Locker Rental available (added fee)
  • Climbing Wall
  • Fit Linxx

Hours of operation:

Monday - Thursday, 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Friday, 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Child Care Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Monday - Thursday, 4:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Come check out our facility!

Tour Times:

Monday - Thursday

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM


10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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