• 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.


  • Merv Wooten Invitational

    The Merv Wooten Invitational proudly brought to you by Weaver Insurance and Financial Advisors and Bowman Family Dentistry will be July 14 at the Waynesboro Country Club.

    By far one of the largest fields annually at the Country Club, the Y’s tournament is known for its great play, fantastic prizes, and just a fun day of fellowship.

    Fee is $125 for golfer which includes golf/cart fees, dinner, beverages, swag, and prizes.

  • 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.


  • Y Magazine

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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.

    Teens leading the way at Waynesboro YMCA

    Tylik Mawyer and Blake Durrett are typical Waynesboro teens. Active in school, in sports, they both have afterschool jobs that they’re continuing this summer.

    Briana Moore: ‘The Y has made me who I am today’

    Briana Moore was wrapping a breakthrough sophomore season at Bridgewater College when she felt a familiar pop in her left knee.

    Barre helps you achieve dancer look

    Barre traces its roots to classic ballet, developed by a former ballerina who had suffered a back injury and came up with a rehab routine that incorporated her dance training.

    Five questions with Jeannie Elliott

    Meet Jeannie Elliott, lifeguard, swim lessson instructor and water aerobics instructor at the Waynesboro YMCA.

    Marathon Man: Y member loses 100 pounds, takes up distance running

    Chris Graham didn’t set out to run marathons. That came later. He just wanted to lose a few pounds to look good on TV.

    Teacher finds ‘home away from home’ at Y

    For Kathryn Jacobson, the Waynesboro YMCA has become a second family.

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    Reaching goals: Y trainer is pro figure athlete

    Regina Lewis didn’t set out on her fitness journey aiming to be a world champion athlete. In fact, you have to ask the question: when is it that you decide that maybe you’re at a place in your fitness that you think being a pro figure athlete is in the cards?

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    Back on her feet: Y helps local dancer develop workout plan

    Chelsie Burks has been dancing since she was in preschool, but two years ago, she fell ill to a point where she couldn’t even go to school.

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    Positive force: Y gives ‘more life’ and good health to new member

    When Gary Kiev was thinking about relocating to Virginia, he had the Waynesboro YMCA on his mind.

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    Teen power: Youth volunteers earning their stripes at the Y

    Many of the people responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Waynesboro YMCA got their start as young volunteers. The volunteer spirit is alive and well.

  • Job Openings

    – The Waynesboro Family YMCA and the Shenandoah Marlins are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Age Group Coach.  SMAC is a highly successful swim club that competes in both USA Swimming and YMCA competitions and has produced swimmers who have competed at the highest levels of the sport.  Many have also gone on to compete on the collegiate level. Deadline to Apply:  July 26, 2017. More info: click here.

    – Evening Housekeeper/Janitor
    Monday-Thursday, some weekends, 7-11 p.m.

    – Front Desk/Welcome Desk Staff
    High diploma or GED required
    Certifications required within 30 days of hire: CPR/AED, and First Aid

    – Childcare is now hiring lead teachers for afterschool.  Must be 18 years of age or older and have 1000 hours programmatic experience.
    Pay starts at $8.25 per hour and is based on experience. CPR/First Aid certification is preferred, but we will provide training. Applications can be picked up at the front desk at anytime. Please request a childcare application.
    For more information, contact Rebecca Patton, Childcare Director at rapatton@ntelos.net.

    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 email YMCAAquatics@lumos.net.

  • Quick Hits

    – We will be canceling the Wednesday 4:15-5:15 Work-It Circuit Class and the Thursday 5:15-6:00 Interval Burn Class for the rest of July and all of August. These classes will return in September.

     Silver Sneakers Yoga, 11:00-11:50 and Lunchtime Warrior 12:15-1:00 will be canceled Thursday, July 27th

    – July 17-July 30 are designated as Staff Appreciation Days at the Y.  When you come to the Y,  please be sure to say Aloha (Hi!) and Ma halo (Thanks!!) to all the YMCA staff.  You will recognize them because they will be wearing Hawaiian leis, tattoos and other Hawaiian gear!!

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