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Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day®️ is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families. Join us on April 20 for an amazing way for you and your family to get outside and connect with the community.

Summer Camp Registration is Open

Summer camps include day camp, overnight camp, sports camp, specialty camp, preschool camp, and YOLA. With various camps to choose from, there's no doubt you'll find something for your kid to experience this summer. 

Get Outside. Grow Inside.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure at our overnight summer camp. Join us as we ignite passions, foster leadership, and nurture a love for our planet, all while forging lifelong friendships in a vibrant, diverse community.

Youth Sports

Sports can be a positive experience for your child’s mind as well as his or her body. Many positive aspects of psychological growth can result from sports participation, including higher self-esteem, social skills, discipline, and respect for others. 

Personal Training

Want to take your wellness journey to the next level? Work with one of our certified personal trainers to keep you motivated and moving forward. 


Know. See. Respond. How Are You Taking Action?

Children's shoes with text saying Five Days Of Action.
Save the dates. April 15-19, the YMCA will participate in the Five Days of Action campaign to increase awareness of child sexual abuse and how all adults can prevent it when we “Know. See. Respond.” We pledge to protect the children we serve, and we hope you will too.
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WAVY-TV 10 Coats for Families

icons of coats
WAVY-TV 10 has been collecting and distributing coats around the Hampton Roads area for three decades. YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas is excited to team up with WAVY during its annual Coats of Families event. Distribution is open to the public for those in need. There will be a variety of sizes for children and adults. 
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Conquer Your Fitness Resolutions: 3 Essential Tips for Accomplishing Your Gym Goals

Counting down from 10, 9, 8, 7, and 6, before we know it, a new year has arrived. This time of year, many of us reflect on past goals or establish new objectives to achieve. With so much information available, deciding what action path to take can be difficult. Therefore, we're sharing three tips to help you make the most of joining a gym. 1. Set Smart Goals
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At the Y, We Prevent Drowning

Michael participated in our Second Grade Learn to Swim program and now can jump into the deep end and swim to the other side of the pool with confidence and knowledge. Thank you to the donors who make this program possible to prevent drowning.

At the Y, We Help Kids Succeed

Leilani was struggling to learn, and had a hard time communicating. Thanks to Leilani's experience at the Y, her family didn’t have to worry about her starting kindergarten.

At the Y, We Prepare Teens for Life

Teen Leaders Club made an impact and brought out individuality in sisters, Ella, Makayla, and Rebecca. 

At the Y, We Help People Grow Healthier in Spirit, Mind, and Body

Atoya started her wellness journey at the Y to lose weight, but realized she was struggling mentally as well as physically. The Y encouraged her to be herself and lose the weight. She's now a group exercise instructor at the Y to help others live a healthy lifestyle. 

Our 2023 Impact

Kids participated in programs.
Participants gained confidence in and around the water.
People led a healthier lifestyle by coming to the Y.
Teens involved in YMCA programs.

Give to the Y

When you give to the Y, you support programs and services that help kids succeed, prevent drowning, prepare teens for life and help people grow healthier in spirit, mind, and body. The Y is needed now more than ever to meet the evolving needs of our community.