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Halloween at the Y

Halloween at the Y is a great opportunity for the community to eat healthy snacks while in a safe fun environment.   This event is open to the public at only $3 per child and $15 max per family! It will be at the Jamerson Family Y on October 25th from 3-5pm! You don't want to miss it!



Did you Face the Forest?

Did you Face the Forest?  Be sure to check out our pictures here http://pics.ymcacva.org

Face the Forest 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's FACE the Forest at Poplar Forest.  The proceeds from this event go to help various educational and outreach programs for our community.

Summer Learning Loss Prevention

WSET.com - ABC13

Your kids could be forgetting what they learned at school this summer. That's why Lynchburg City Schools teamed up with the YMCA to offer a six week summer camp to help prevent summer learning loss. The downtown YMCA received grant money and lots of support from the community and then approached Lynchburg City Schools with the idea. The Y says the school system jumped on board and picked R.S. Payne Elementary School as a target area. They selected 20 kids and this week they started their first of six weeks of summer learning. This program focuses on math and reading.

Every student is getting swimming lessons, and each afternoon they have an activity- like going to the library or Amazement Square. The students are taught by certified city school teachers and assistants. It's a partnership the YMCA says they're thrilled to have.


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The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.