YMCA of El Paso

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Welcome to the

Bowling Family YMCA

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Welcome to the Bowling Family YMCA!!!

There is a place in our community- a place where children feel safe, where families feel connected, where esteem and leadership qualities are enhanced, where the values of caring, respect, honesty, responsibility  and faith are the cornerstone of every activity.  There is a place in our community where children, teens, adults, families and seniors can go, where everyone is given the opportunity to grow.

Where is this place?

The place is the Bowling Family YMCA and I invite you to visit.  Participate in our programs and services; learn the benefits of YMCA membership; discover how YMCA programs can impact you and your family.

See how the YMCA can help develop Spirit, Mind and Body through programs that promote energy, wellness and FUN.

We look forward to meeting you. Come on in and join us.  You can work-out anywhere, but you belong at the YMCA.


  • Indoor 5-lane pool
  • Cardio workout area which includes treadmills, cross-trainers, upright and recumbent bikes
    Workout equipment including Hoist and Eagle brand
    Expansive free weight area
  • Full-sized gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Men's and women's locker rooms
  • Y Play area
  • Outdoor field for children's activities
  • KaBOOM playground
  • Two multi-purpose fitness rooms
  • Spinning room
  • Multi-purpose meeting rooms
  • Racquetball court with viewing area

The Bowling Family YMCA has a history of providing northeast El Paso a large full-service facility. The facility has been expanded and improved by a donation from the El Paso area Rotary club.

The Bowling Family YMCA's main focus is on incorporating community and member involvement in programs benefiting the entire family from six months of age to active older adults.

The Bowling Family YMCA offers a wide variety of programs from weekly programs for youth to special exercise programs for seniors and even Wellness coaches for adults of all ages. Additionally, the 25 yard, extra-wide lane lap pool is ideal for the year-round swimming enthusiast.

Programs at the Bowling Family YMCA range from year-round swimming lessons, 16 water fitness classes per week(free to members), Swim Team,  20 Group X classes (free to members) per week including Yoga, Pilates, spinning, and Active Older Adults,  youth programs including Indoor Soccer, basketball, ballet, gymnastics, martial arts, weight-lifting for teens and volleyball.

*Executive Director : Theresa Hendrix
*Associate Executive Director: Yahaira Perez
Active Older Adults Coordinator: Kathy Sarver
Aquatics Director: David Vasquez
Maintenance Director: Rodrigo Tobias
Membership Director: Yahaira Perez
Program Director: Audrey Rodriguez
Sports Coordinator: Louie Rivera


Lifeguard Training

Candidates must be 16 years and older. Certification includes: CPR Pro, Oxygen, First Aid and Lifeguard. Class is set up through a combination of e-learning, classroom and practical pool skills. Once a candidate passes the prerequisite swim, the link to register for class and the links to the e-learning will be given. There is a total of 28 hours of classroom time.

      • Pre-req Swim– September  9th @5:00pm   Class September 14,15,&
      • Pre-req Swim– October 28th @ 5:00pm     Class November 2,3 & 9,10

        Fee: $225.00

        Location:  Bowling Family YMCA
                         5509 Will Ruth
                         El Paso, TX 79924
                         Doug Long: 915-755-9622

        The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.