• Construction update:  Boys Locker Rooms and Family Locker Rooms will be closed beginning October 27 for renovations.
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Shady Grove Family YMCA

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Fall Into Fitness

The YMCA, in partnership with CBS 6, is committed to helping you reach your wellness goals through Fall Into Fitness!Stay active three days a week for four weeks and you can win cool prizes.The program is FREE and open to the community.

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Youth Swim Team

Skilled coaching staff will help your child with stroke technique and endurance while incorporating the four core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility into their workout regimen. With YMCA Swim Teams, everybody swims, everybody wins.

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BEFORE- AND AFTER-SCHOOL CHILD CARE

In over 100 locations across the Richmond and Petersburg area our licensed programs support your child’s academic success while keeping them active, prepared and engaged.

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Y Guides & Y Princesses

The Y-Guides, Y-Princesses and Y-Papoose programs are unique opportunities for fathers to spend uninterrupted time with their children. Participate in fun, educational activities that help grow closer together with your children. Activities range from camping, crafts, sports, trips, games and special events.

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2025 Strategic Plan

A stronger, healthier tomorrow begins today. The new Strategic Plan will be a compass for our programs and services that will allow us to serve the community even better in Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

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  • New Aquatic Center!

    We are more than excited to start construction on The Tommy J. West Aquatic Center! This new aquatic center will not only improve our current facilities but have several new amenities including a double flume water slide, large play seteps, splash pad water garden and much more! To check out out construction updates and to see all of the amenities click here.

  • Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat

    Join us at the Y on Oct. 24 from 6-8pm for the Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat.
    If you would like to participate in the Truck or Treat competition, please contact Margina Grow at growm@ymcarichmond.org
    Looking forward to seeing you there!!

  • Forest of Fear!

    Join us at the Shady Grove Family YMCA for our Forest of Fear running weekends from October 17 and Halloween Night. Prepared to be afraid!

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