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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. 

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. 

SMART START

Are you looking to kickstart your fitness journey? SMART START pairs you with one of our wellness coaches to give you the tools and guidance to achieve your fitness goals.

February Membership Swap

This February, YMCA members can visit the Mariners' Museum and Park for free. Dive deep into your maritime connections as you explore more than 90,000 square feet of galleries filled with maritime art, culture, and science.  

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. 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE Y

WAVY-TV 10 Coats for Families

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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

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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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Holiday Hustle: How the YMCA Can Help You Stay Fit During the Holidays

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The holiday season is fun, but staying on top of fitness routines with all the festivities can be challenging. Luckily, we are here to help. We have great resources and tips to motivate you during the busy season.  Here are some tips to keep you on track:
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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

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