Huntington Avenue YMCA


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Huntington Avenue YMCA
316 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 927-8040

Adult Admission Price & Policy

$15.00. (Limit 3 guest visits per year.) [September, 2019]
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Local Hotel(s)
Guests registered at the American Youth Hostel [(617) 536-9455]: Call.
Note: Arrangements between hotels and pools change and we’re rarely notified when they do; if you’re considering making a reservation at a hotel based on the information in this listing, we recommend you contact the pool to make sure the deal is still an offer.
YMCA: Call.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 4 lap lanes + 1 wide lane for other activities, indoors, 85º - 86ºF (29º - 30ºC).


Next to Northeastern University and Symphony Hall.
Suffolk County
42.340933, -71.087042

Teams That Use This Facility

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

Facility Notes

This 100-year old facility was renovated to the tune of $30 million; the pool area was completed and reopened in 2014. The rest of the renovation has also been completed, but we don't know exactly when the last work was done.

Facility Reviews

This YMCA is undergoing a complete renovation [Now completed. - Eds.], but the locker rooms and pool area are open, nice, and new! It's very bright, clean, and new, and, despite being a 'basement pool', it is very brightly lit and seems like daylight. On my Sunday morning swim, the pool was fairly busy but I had a lane to myself and the water was crystal clear, although a bit warm for my taste (85º-86º F). There are 4 lap lanes plus a 5th extra-wide "lane" for other water activities. Lanes may be reduced from time to time when classes are being taught. Entrance was free for me with my YMCA membership from the west coast; the man at the front desk said normal guest fee was $15 but that a 3-day guest pass could be obtained online for free.

Towels are provided, but bring a padlock for a locker.
[September, 2014]