The air-conditioning may be intermittent, but the Downtown YMCA is still the welcoming oasis touted by the Village People 30 years ago. Here's where you'll

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Downtown YMCA

The air-conditioning may be intermittent, but the Downtown YMCA is still the welcoming oasis touted by the Village People 30 years ago. Here's where you'll find high-schoolers holding down the bench station while septuagenarians do tai chi–infused laps around the track and weekend warriors balance awkwardly atop BOSU balls. This is no Venice Beach meat market—your muscles and midriffs are welcome, but won't be drooled over, and your fashion faux pas will go entirely unnoticed. Leave your ego at home and bring your grandma along.—Damon Agnos

 
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