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
Active Older Adults Coordinator: Kathy Sarver
Aquatics Director: Juan Ybarra
Maintenance Director: Rodrigo Tobias
Membership Director: Yahaira Perez
Program Director: Sandra Cobos


Chronic Disease Classes

LiveStrong at the YMCA: We are currently looking for survivors to participate in this 12 week program. The program includes exercise and membership. Class meets twice a week. Participants must be 18 years or older and have doctor’s release to participate.

For more information contact – Kathy Sarver

Enhanced Fitness: This new class is designed to safely increase participants’ fitness levels through aerobic and strength training exercised while building a sense of community. EnhancedFitness has

been proven to increase participants’ strength, balance, flexibility, mood, general activity level, and independence when they attend on a regular basis. Attendance is crucial for one to get the most benefit. Space is limited and sign up is required. 16 week program,

Members Free / Non-members $60.00, For more information contact – Kathy Sarver

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program: This is a year-long evidenced based program. Individuals who are considered pre-diabetic qualify for this program. The Lifestyle coaches help individuals achieve their goals. Participants will track their food and activity. The program goals are to reduce 5-7% body weight and to increase physical activities to 150 minutes per week.

For more information contact – Sandra Cobos

Location: Bowling Family YMCA
                5509 Will Ruth
                El Paso, TX 79924
                (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.