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COVID-19 News & Updates (Coronavirus) UPDATE: MARCH 24 Dear YMCA Community, These last few weeks have been extraordinary as our community, state, country and world navigate the rapidly changing challenges related to COVID-19. Given all the uncertainty and the stress...


VIRTUAL EXERCISE OPTIONS Though it's not currently possible to work out together in person, we've still got you covered! Click the button below to access a series of videos you can use at home to keep up on your fitness...


Join the Y's first FREE Virtual Fitness Challenge! Stay Health-Y 600 is a 30-day fitness challenge available at no cost to you. Healthy living is an important part of our mission - and we want to keep that mission alive...


Round Robin Tournament to be held at the Eden Family YMCA United Way of Rockingham County FAST 4 When: April 18th; End time dependant on number of teams. Women’s Doubles to begin at 9:00 AM Lunch served from 11:00 AM—1:00...
Hanna grew up playing soccer at the Reidsville Y. As she became older she had the opportunity to become a coach!Hanna had an energetic group of 3-4 year olds and excelled as a coach, role model and y volunteer! She organized.....READ MORE
Reidsville- Youth of the year - Hanna Convington
Ameilia volunteered in our aquatics department over the summer by helping to teach swim lessons and water safety at the Ragsdale Y.READ MORE
Ragsdale- Youth of the year- Amelia Irvin
Maren completed our volunteer training for Aquatic Assistance and then volunteered 88 hours as an assistance for our lifeguards.READ MORE
Spears- Youth of the Year- Maren Shaw
Katie Miller enjoys volunteering with the Y because she loves people, appreciates the staff & members, and the trusting community.READ MORE
Bryan- Youth of the Year- Katie Miller
We can always count on Sontia to provide invaluable service to the children in our Child Watch area.READ MORE
Hayes- Taylor- Youth of the Year- Sontia Gaither
: We can always count on Raquel to provide invaluable service to the children in our Child Watch area.READ MORE
Hayes- Taylor- Youth of the year- Raquel Gaither
Peyton has attended Camp Weaver since she was 6 years old. She recently graduated the Counselor in Training Program and served as a volunteer counselor. She has also helped on work and large events. Peyton will become a camp.....READ MORE
Camp Weaver- Youth of the year- Peyton Gray
Jamie Sexton Sr. is a volunteer coach who has coached baseball, basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer here at the Eden YMCA. He is the perfect example of the type of coach that we want in our programs. He always put the kids.....READ MORE
Eden- Volunteer of the Year - Jamie Sexton Sr.
Mr. Charlie is an asset to the reidsville Family YMCA. He may be a retired Navy vet, but you can only imagine the courage it takes to volunteer to teach Day Care Swim Lessons! The children love Mr. Charlie and he immediately.....READ MORE
Reidsville- Volunteer of the Year-Charlie Van Hook
Verda has been volunteering for our YMCA for approximately 10-years providing support to our membership director. Verda averages 10-hrs per week filing paperwork in our membership office.READ MORE
Ragsdale - Volunteer of the Year- Verda Allen
It is my honor and privilege to recognize Brent Holmes as the Spears Volunteer or the Year. Brent has been a volunteer coach at the Spears Y in 1988, he has coached for 29 years. Several seasons Brent has coached more than 1 team.....READ MORE
Spears- Volunteer of the Year- Brent Holmes
Christine has been the glue holding together the GCY swim team ever since Alaina and Chris, her children, joined us in 2012. She has chaperoned at nearly every major trip, she has collected and dried the towels for swimmers.....READ MORE
Bryan- Volunteer of the Year- Christine Descoeurs
: Ms Sherrie Johnson "Ms Sherrie is an outstanding volunteer, we have the highest respect for her deducted service to Hayes-Taylor YMCA".....READ MORE
Hayes- Taylor- Volunteer of the Year- Sherrie Johnson
Tom has been a passionate supporter of Camp Weaver for many years. He has helped in every capacity from serving as a board member, campaigner, committee member and helping on work daysREAD MORE
Camp Weaver- Volunteer of the Year- Tom Mckinney
Jim Hamrick has been a long time supporter of the YMCA. Jim worked for the YMCA for 28 years and retired in 2003, but continued to help the Y in the fundraising capacity. From helping out with the Annual Campaign to helping.....READ MORE
Eden- Campaigner of the Year- Jim Hamrick
Although when first asked tonominate a campaigner of the year I pushed to honor my entire team because everyone did a knockout job! However, Paula is definitely deserving of this award. Paula completed ALL of her round one pledge.....READ MORE
Reidsville- Campaigner of the Year- Paula Sanchez
Barb is always so positive about calling donors and encouraging others to make their calls. Barb also provides tips to others on how to make their calls.READ MORE
Ragsdale - Campaigner of the Year- Barb Rini
The Spears Y is honored to recognize Matt for his excitement and enthusiasm with our annual campaign. Matt made 47 calls on behalf of the Spears YMCA Annual giving campaign 2016. Matt is enthusiastic about the campaign and.....READ MORE
Spears- Campaigner of the Year- Matt Bailey
Saskia Barnard has been the Annual Campaign Chair for 3 year now. Her leadership as allowed the Bryan YMCA to raise more money and help more people be a part of our community. This work is a clear passion for Saskia and we are so.....READ MORE
Bryan- Campaigner of the Year-Saskia Barnard
"Mr T O Stokes Jr is the most dedicated campaigner I have ever met. He is always will to go the extra mile to help our youth and families".....READ MORE
Hayest- Taylor- Campaigner of the Year- T.O. Stokes, Jr.
Sheila is a dedicated campaigner who has worked hard securing the resources through our annual campaign to send kids to camp. Sheila is a big part of the reason our campaign has grown in recent years.READ MORE
Camp Weaver-Campaigner of the Year- Sheila Thrower
We support the Annual Giving Campaign because we enjoy the positive, active environment that greets us when we arrive. Particularly, we enjoy watching the children participate in all of their favorite activities and sporting.....READ MORE
Hugh and Judy
Christine has been volunteer coaching basketball and soccer with the Bryan YMCA for about 4 years. She is great with the kids and she always has a smile on her face. She truly represents the values of the YMCA.
- 2016 Bryan Volunteer of the Year
In 2015 I realized I needed a change in my life. I started slowly. I would walk/run & sometimes would work on some of the machines. I kept working & added weights. As of 2017 I lost 60lbs. The YMCA has changed my life!
Camp helped Takoda conquer his fear of failure through participating in archery & winning an activity award. Success at camp has also helped Takoda excel in the classroom, with improved grades since becoming a camper.
Takoda's Father
Since coming to the Y, I’ve taken the steps 1 step at a time. I recently took the steps one right after the other all the way to the top! The YMCA cares about the community and there are so many kind people here.