Boll Family YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Boll Family YMCA
1401 Broadway, Downtown
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 309-9622

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$20.00. [November, 2017]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 4 lanes, 4f - 12f depth, indoors, 77ºF (25ºC)


Wayne County

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

This Y, which opened in December, 2005, also has an indoor family pool for kids and non-fitness bathers.
Training equipment, such as kickboards, pull-buoys, fins, gloves, etc., is available.

Facility Reviews

Very clean, well lit, well guarded and two lanes are always reserved for lap swimmers, even during lunch time water fitness and aerobics classes.
This is a great pool for anyone staying at the downtown hotels. The Y provides towels (not real plush but they're free and plentiful). Bring your own lock. The men's locker room was clean and well kept. It has a swimsuit spinner dryer. There are kick boards and pull buoys. I was there for about 1½ hours (10 to 11:30 AM) and had a lane all to myself--there were other swimmers that came and went but nobody had to share a lane. A great pool to swim in.

If you'll be visiting Detroit, It's worth checking with your hotel and the Y to see if they have any promotions going on — I was staying at the Renaissance in the GM Building and guests there had free admission until December 2017.
[November, 2017]
This is one of the finest YMCAs in the country. It's a beautiful facility, clean, modern, and nice, with big, bright, open indoor pools, big, clean locker rooms, fresh towels, and friendly and helpful staff. I swim here regularly and have had to share a lane only a few times. The lap pool is almost always available and is kept at a perfect temperature for banging out laps. Next to it, there's a "family pool" with a zero-depth entry at one end that's kept at a warmer temperature. The Y has free, fresh towels and nice locker rooms with private showers. It's a gem!
[February, 2018]