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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. 

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE Y

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

staying fit through the holidays
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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Honoring the Land and Its People: YMCA's Commitment to Native American and Indigenous Recognition

land acknowledgement
In 2021, several YMCA Associations signed a pledge organized by the YMCA of Seven Council Fires, formerly known as the Sioux YMCA, the only Y on a Native American Reservation, committing to learn more about the Native American and Indigenous lands we occupy and to get more engaged with our local tribal communities.
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Upcoming Events: December

December events
December at the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas As the holiday season approaches, the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas invites you to join us for a number of delightful December events. From heartwarming tree lighting ceremonies to joyous Christmas caroling sessions, our Peninsula locations are brimming with festive cheer.
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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

113958
Kids participated in programs.
16451
Participants gained confidence in and around the water.
311697
People led a healthier lifestyle by coming to the Y.
548
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.