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Members may bring guests on Tuesdays and Thursdays in August and the joiner fee is waived! Limited to one free visit per guest. 

CURRENT JOB OPENINGSThe YMCA is hiring certified Lifeguards and Swim Instructors for the Fall 2014 Season.  Must be available August 11 - December 19. Applications are available in the office. Thank you for your interest in the Athens YMCA!

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The Athens YMCA is a non-profit, Christian based organization which has the unique opportunity to touch the lives of infants through seniors in the Athens, Georgia community. We are committed to nurturing the potential in youth, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility in all that we do. For more information, call 706.543.6596.


Monday-Friday 4:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sundays Closed

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Local Nonprofits Work Together For Greater Good

Jun 05, 2014 by Schafer Smith, Public Relations Intern, Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia


Matt Allen knows how to beat the heat this summer. He wastes no opportunity to put on a swim trunk and take a nice dip in the Athens YMCA indoor pool. Matt is not just a seasonal swimmer; he has been utilizing the Y’s pool facilities for over five years now. It’s part of his regular routine, a routine that also involves Phillip Tetteh. Phillip assists Matt with community integration and community living skills five days out of the week. Matt and Phillip’s friendship was introduced at Hope Hav...

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