The YMCA Stair Climb & Urban Hike takes place at the US Bank Tower, 633 W. Fifth Street in Downtown Los Angeles. 

PARKING

Westlawn Parking Garage - 524 S Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

$15 All Day for Stair Climb participants, volunteers, and spectators. After parking, use the 5th Street crosswalk to get to the US Bank Tower.

 

City National Plaza Garage - 400 S. Flower Street (located directly below the YMCA)

$2 for up to 3 hours with YMCA validation (normal rates thereafter). After parking, take the parking structure elevator to the 11th floor, walk out of the car entry/exit, and turn right to take the stairs down to the US Bank Tower. PLEASE NOTE: while it is less expensive, this parking structure is NOT as convenient for this year's event, and you will need to allow extra time to visit the YMCA Welcome Center on the roof of the parking structure in order to use the validation machine and receive the validated rate.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From North of Downtown Los Angeles

  • Take all routes to the 110 South
  • Exit 3rd Street
  • Take a left off the exit, onto Beaudry
  • Take a left on 4th Street, stay to the right and proceed down ramp to Flower Street
  • At the bottom of the hill, cross Flower Street and go directly into the City National Plaza parking garage entrance
  • Parking will be available at a discounted rate of $7.50 with Stair Climb validation
  • From the parking garage, take the elevator up to the Roof, exit to the right and proceed up the walk-way to the
  • registration area in the YMCA Courtyard.

From South of Downtown Los Angeles

  • Take all routes to the 110 North
  • Exit 9th Street
  • Take a left on Figueroa Street
  • Take a right on 4th Street, stay to the right
  • At the signal, cross Flower Street and go directly into the City National Plaza parking garage entrance Parking will be available at a discounted rate of $7.50 with Stair Climb validation (check Parking section for more info)
  • From the parking garage, take the elevator up to the Roof, exit to the right and proceed up the walk-way to the registration area in the YMCA Courtyard.

GO GREEN, GO METRO!

Most fares are $1.50 one way. Click here for a Metro System Map

From Long Beach area: Take the Metro Blue Line North to the 7th St station and transfer to the Metro Red Line going towards Union Station. Exit at Pershing Square.

From North Hollywood area: Take the Metro Red Line towards Union Station and exit Pershing Square.

From Orange County, Ventura, Simi Valley, Santa Clarita, Antelope Valley, Burbank, Glendale: Take the Metrolink or Amtrak to LA Union Station and transfer to the Metro Red Line going towards North Hollywood/Wilshire. Exit Pershing Square.

From Pasadena or East LA: Take the Metro Gold towards Union Station and transfer to the Metro Red Line going towards North Hollywood/Wilshire. Exit Pershing Square.

From Redondo/Manhattan/LAX area: Take the Metro Green Line to Imperial/Wilmington Station, transfer to the Metro Blue Line, go North to the 7th st station and transfer to the Metro Red Line going towards Union Station. Exit at Pershing Square.