• Join Waynesboro Y Executive Director Jeff Fife on a virtual tour of the 35,000 square-foot facility! From a happy smiling face at the front desk to a look at some of the best strength-training equipment in the Valley and 4,000 square feet of group fitness space ... from two full-sized gyms with pickleball and basketball to competitive swimming, aqua fitness and more ... come inside the Y to see what we have to offer to help you reach your fitness goals.


  • Y Magazine

    YMCA swimmer excelling in pageant world

    - Waynesboro YMCA swimmer Jakiah White is a rising star in the pageant world, coming off a third-runner-up finish at the East Coast USA pageant in Parsipanny, N.J., last month.
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    Y welcomes new aquatics director

    - Jennifer Ford is at home in and around a pool. The Ottawa native has a new home at the Waynesboro YMCA.
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    Not too early to get ready for the Y Turkey Trot

    - The annual Waynesboro YMCA Turkey Trot, held every Thanksgiving morning, seems so far off, but then again, maybe not.
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    Y announces Bill Nicholson as new director of competitive swimming

    - The Waynesboro YMCA has hired Bill Nicholson to serve as the director of competitive swimming.
  • YMCA News

    Remedy Rule Texas

    Waynesboro SMAC stars making waves in college pools

    - SMAC currently has eight swimmers competing in college, four at a Division I swimming program, two at a Division II school and two at a Division III school. 

    Y raising money for new pool steps

    - Update: Tuesday, Sept. 19 We're down to approximately $600 to reach our $2,500 goal. Help get us past the finish line!

    SMAC swimmers win events at state long course championships

    - Three swimmers from the SMAC swim team at the Waynesboro YMCA won events at the 2017 Virginia Long Course Summer Awards Meet held July 14-16.
  • Upcoming Events

    Oct. 26: Waynesboro YMCA Foundation Open House

    - Back in 2007, the Y was starting down nearly half a million in debt and no reserves.  We decided to start our own Foundation – a totally separate non-profit with its own Bylaws and Board of Directors with the sole purpose of serving youth and families at the Y – today and future generations.  

    Nov. 10: Float Night at the Y

    - Bring the whole family and enjoy your favorite float or come play with our toys and noodles from 6 pm to 8 pm.
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    Nov. 23: Turkey Trot

    - Join the Waynesboro YMCA on Thanksgiving morning for the signature holiday family fitness event in the Shenandoah Valley attracting over 400 participants.

    Dec. 9: Breakfast with Santa

    - Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday, December 9 from 8-10am for ages infant-10 years. Tickets are on sale November 13-24. No tickets will be sold after the 24th. We will only sell 115 tickets. Get yours before they are sold out.
  • Job Openings

    • Front Desk: Part time

      Front desk hiring for part time position. Stop by front desk to pick up employment application.

    • Immediate Opening: Childcare Afterschool Teacher

      Childcare has an immediate opening for a lead afterschool teacher in our 2nd and 3rd grade classroom. Must be 18 years of age, have 1000 hours of programmatic experience and have a high school diploma.

    • Calling all lifeguards or lifeguard wannabes! 

      Are you an adult or a homeschooler looking for part time work? The Waynesboro YMCA is currently seeking 3 responsible individuals to act as head guard in the mornings and mid day lifeguards up to 25 hours a week. Come join an organization commited to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Not a lifeguard yet, but want to be?  Contact Jenn Ford about getting certified 540-943-9622 ext. 206 or YMCAAquatics@lumos.net.

  • Quick Hits

    • Kid’s Place Closings

      There will be no Kid's Place on Friday evening, October 20 and Saturday morning, October 21 in preparation for our Annual Halloween Festival. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    • YSL v6 instructor course

      The YMCA is offering a YSL v6 instructor course here at the Waynesboro YMCA. Registration is now open at the following link: https://lcdc.yexchange.org/s/c02w70q.

    • Pool Kayaking at the Y!

      We will be offering white water kayak open pool sessions free for members and $5/person on Sundays beginning Nov. 5th from 4pm - 6pm. 

  • Give the gift of fitness! Gift cards may be purchased any time in $25 increments and used for any service the Y offers... membership, swim lessons, youth sports programming, personal training, childcare, SMAC, and more.

    Gift cards are available by phone or in person.

    Stop by the front desk or call (540) 943-9622 to purchase.