John P. Thayer YMCA

24 14th St.
Columbus, GA 31901
706-322-8269

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
*No entry 30 minutes prior to closing

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!

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
  • Programs: 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.


Branch Director: Christopher Bryant, cbryant@ymcacolumbusga.com
Membership Director: Tabia Quarles, thicks@ymcacolumbusga.com
Opeations Director: Scott Balkcum, sbalkcum@ymcacolumbusga.com
Wellness Director: Jillian Albe, jmclachlan@ymcacolumbusga.com
Facility Manager: Carlos Figueroa, cfigueroa@ymcacolumbusga.com