WELCOME TO YOUR Y

No matter where you are on your journey, the Y is where you can be, belong and become. Explore our offerings to discover new ways to connect to your purpose, potential and each other.

WELCOME TO YOUR Y

No matter where you are on your journey, the Y is where you can be, belong and become. Explore our offerings to discover new ways to connect to your purpose, potential and each other.

Home / Locations / Wellmark YMCA

Address & Contacts

501 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
Get Directions 515-282-9622

Today's Hours

5 am - 8:30 pm

Branch Hours

Branch Hours
Mon - Thu: 5 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 5 am - 7 pm
Sat: 7 am - 2 pm
Sun: 10 am - 2 pm

Health & Fitness

Begin your journey toward better health by working out in our facility, taking a class or meeting with a certified trainer regarding your fitness goals.

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Swimming

The MidAmerican Energy Company Aquatic Center is home to the Prairie Meadows Pool, the metro area's only indoor Olympic-size pool, and a four-lane program pool for swim instruction and water exercise.

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Sports & Activities

At the Wellmark Y and through our network of branch locations in the Des Moines area, members have access to a wide variety of sports and recreation programs.

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Give Back

When you support the Y, you help give young people a chance at a brighter future, inspire healthy living and build vibrant communities right where you live.

The YMCA of Greater Des Moines is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit social services organization dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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Amenities at the Wellmark YMCA

  • Pools
  • Gymnasiums
  • Racquetball & Squash Courts
  • Children's Learn & Play Center
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Massage Therapy
  • Indoor Cycling Studio
  • Strength Training Area
  • Cardio Workout Space
  • Aerobics Studio
  • Pilates Reformer Studio
  • Cold Tub
  • Yoga, Pilates & Barre Studio
  • Indoor Running Track
  • Conference Rooms
  • Sauna, Whirlpool & Steam Room
  • Triathlon Training Studio

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