Welcome to the YMCA! As a new member, you have joined a supportive family of members, participants, volunteers, and staff working together to improve the quality of life for all. You have made a very important step in strengthening your life, your family’s life, and your community. When you join the Y, you join thousands of your neighbors and friends in the commitment to a healthier, happier and more secure tomorrow for us all. Take a moment to ge to know your YMCA and let us know if you have any questions.
Attend Your Free New Member Orientation & Assessment
Have questions? It’s time to learn all about your new Y. Get familiar with the facility, learn about programs and services, and meet the people that are passionate about helping you transform your life.
Work one-on-one with an expert from our health and wellness department to create a plan that is tailored to your specific needs. All appointments can be made at the member services desk.
Connect With Us
Be sure to download our mobile app, sign up for text alerts, follow us on social media and request weekly emails so you can stay up to date on what's happening at your Y!
Get To Know Us
We're more than a gym. We're more than a recreation center. We are a charitable, community centered organization committed to providing health and wellness opportunities and life betterment tools to all in our community. Each year we provide services and outreach initiatives that ensure that every child, family and senior has the tools to learn, grow and thrive.
Make An Impact
The support of volunteers and donors allows the YMCA of Central Virginia to make a significant impact on our community.
Volunteer opportunities are always available at various areas of the Y. We’re always looking for a helping hand.
When you make a financial gift to the Y you’re giving those in need a chance to be healthy, connected and complete through Y programs and services such as Summer Learning Loss Prevention, After School Programs, Drowning Prevention, and Senior Programs.
As a YMCA member, you can expect the very best from Y staff and volunteers. We are thrilled to help you meet all of your wellness needs. Please take a moment to read the YMCA of Central Virginia Member Handbook which explains many policies and procedures put into place to keep you and your family healthy, happy, and safe.
THE Y IS A NON-PROFIT; As one of the leading non-profits across the country, the Y is dedicated to youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility; providing services and programs that are inclusive, engaging, and innovative for individuals of all ages, from infancy to adulthood.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE; Each year the YMCA of Central Virginia subsidizes program fees for hundreds of kids, adults, and families to the tune of over $500,000 with financial support from our Annual Support Campaign. This ensures that everyone in our community is able to participate in the life-changing programs that we offer here at the Y. To apply for financial assistance, email us. Want to help those in need? Click here to give to the Y.
OUR IMPACT REACHES FARTHER THAN YOU MAY THINK; The YMCA of Central Virginia serves Lynchburg City and Campbell County. Our child care programs can be found in school systems located in Appomatox, Nelson County and Lynchburg City school systems.
WE OFFER PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE YOUR LIFE; So much more than a gym, the Y offers an array of youth and adult programs, including summer camp, competitive and recreational sports, swim lessons and swim team, fitness and wellness, education enrichment, youth development and more. And don't forget, at the Y, members get exclusive discounts and priority registration.
We are so glad that you made the life-changing decision to join the Y. If you have any questions, please reach out to someone in Guest Services at your local branch, and they will promptly assist you in any way that they can.