YMCA of central virginia

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Meet Thomasine

thomasineAfter the unexpected death of her daughter, Thomasine was charged with caring for her two young granddaughters. Struggling with health issues of her own, she knew that she needed help - not only for herself, but her entire family. That's when she turned to the Y.

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Youth Development

The Y nurtures the potential of every child by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. At the Y your child can cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

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Healthy Living

The Y aims to improve the nation's health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health. These programs and everything else the Y does are in service of making us and our communities better.

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Social Responsibility

We know that when we work together, we move individuals, families and communities forward. The Y responds to our community's most pressing needs by developing innovative, community-based solutions to help those in need to reach their full potential.

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Welcome to the YMCA of Central Virginia's updated website. We are happy you are here! Use the top menu bar to navigate through the site.

In this section you will find important announcements such as inclement weather updates, closings, events and more.

Please note that today, January 7th, we will be closed due to the weather. 

Questions? Email us. You can also click for PROGRAMS, MEMBERSHIP, SCHEDULES, or you can GIVE TO THE Y.  


Join One, Join All! 

Your membership goes farther with the Y! Join the YMCA of central Virginia and gain access to Y's across the state, and across the country.
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Our Impact 

For over 150 years, the YMCA of Central Virginia has been committed to creating a stronger, healthier and more connected community for us all.
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Get Involved 

Whether you want to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve your own or your family’s health and well-being, or give back and support your neighbors, your involvement with the Y will positively impact those in your community.
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434-582-1900 (Jamerson) 434-847-5597 (Downtown) 434-455-5996 (Y Express) 434-200-7097 (Bowen Wellness Center)


YMCA Exterior WEB 3801 Wyndhurst Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 582-1900


YMCA Exterior WEB 91315 Church Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504 

(434) 847-5597

Y Express

YMCA Exterior WEB 13402 Old Forest Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 455-5996


Feel free to reach out to one of our directors for questions, concerns, or other feedback.



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