Program Director

Program Director of the Achievement Gap

Playroom Coordinator


Early Childhood Center (Age 4)

Click Here to learn more about our Early Childhood Center


Youth Volunteer Corps (Ages 11-18)

Youth Volunteer Corps is a network of affiliates hosted by nonprofit organizations, schools, or individuals that offer youth ages 11-18 the opportunity to serve their community. Applications are available at the front desk.
For further information please contact: Kristi Hatcher, YVC Coordinator at


Saturday Night Madness (Grades 6-8)

Come and be part of the fun! Enjoy basketball, tennis, racquetball, pool, swimming, ping-pong, and other games with kids your age. Join us on the second Saturday of every month from 7:15pm-9:15pm. Pizza and drinks will be served.


  • Members – Free
  • Non Members – $2


  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 11
  • December 9


Teen Center (Ages 12-17)

The only place kids can watch TV, play PS4, Xbox1, lounge in an area with couches, and eat snacks. The Teen Center is open to kids ages 12-17. We now offer programs to all teen members: “Y” Tutor, and Teen Board – (board panel made up of teens representing in their grade.)


  • 3 hour time limit.

See website for hours and our latest programs.
Contact: Eddie Santiago, Teen Site Supervisor at


Afterschool Adventure Club (K-5th Grade)

Registration begins: July 12, 2017
McSwain, Bessie Weller and A.R. Ware Elementary Schools
Staunton City School provides bus transportation
We offer a warm, caring environment where children have the opportunity to play with school friends and make new ones. This state-licensed program is directed by an experienced leadership team offering homework assistance, healthy snacks, sports (in and out doors), arts and crafts, games, and swimming. Space limited. Registration ongoing as space allows. MUST PRE-REGISTER.


  • Registration Fee: $10
  • Member – $50/week
  • Program Participant – $55/week


Little Kickers Soccer (Ages 3-6)

Registration begins August 9
Program where fun is primary, with smaller goals, fields and teaching stations. Parents are encouraged to participate. (6-week program)


  • $45 Member
  • $60 Program Participant


  • August 19 – September 30


  • Ages 3-4 Saturday mornings 9:00-9:45am
  • Ages 5-6 Saturday mornings 10:00-10:45am

Location: McSwain Field
No practices held Labor Day Weekend


Youth Health and Fitness (Ages 12-14)

All youth ages 12-14 must complete at least four one-hour appointments with a fitness instructor in order to use the Wellness Center. Sessions emphasize safety and alignment. See Front Desk to schedule your appointment.


  • Member – $20/4 appointments
  • Program Participant – $40/4 appointments


Youth Basketball League (Ages 6-15) –  We have extended registration to October 31!

Be a part of one of the fastest growing sports programs serving Staunton and Augusta County. This league emphasizes SKILL DEVELOPMENT and FUN!! (6 -7 year-old league is co-ed).
Registration period: September 12 – October 31.  If you are interested in Coaching a team, please contact Windsor Vaughn, or 540-885-8089


  • $75 Member
  • $90 Non-Member


  • Clinics held on November 6 and 7. Coaches meeting on November 10.

Games are Saturdays January 6 – February 24 (March 3 make up date)


Youth Boxing (Ages 7-14/Boys and Girls)

Registration: August 29
Learn fundamentals of boxing: hitting, blocking, etc. Will also include “boot camp” style exercises each class meeting.


  • Member $70
  • Non-member $85


  • Ages 7 – 9: Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm September 12 – October 17
  • Ages 10-14: Thursdays 5:30 – 6:30 pm September 14th – October 19



Flag Football Ages 5-7

Registration begins August 30 Stations and Fundamental Skills set for ages 5-7. Games at the end of each practice. For FUN and FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING!


  • $50 Member
  • $65 Non-Member


  • September 13-October 18


  • Wednesday, 5:30pm-6:30pm Location: TBD


Gymnastics (Ages 3+)

Our program is progressive, cardio-based, developmental and designed to introduce and teach beginning to intermediate skills in floor, vault, balance beam and bars. The program enhances fine and gross motor skills using dance and rhythm. (sessions are 6-weeks long)


  • $60 Member
  • $75 Non-Member


  • Session 1: August 16 – September 20
  • Session 2: October 4 – November 8


  • Preschool (3-4) Wednesdays, 4:15pm-5:00pm
  • Beginners (5+), Wednesdays, 5:15pm-6:15pm
  • *Intermediate (5+), Wednesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm

*Must have mastered cartwheels/round-off handstand for 3 seconds, able to support a good bridge or back bend, reasonable flexibility and muscle strength.
*$10 discount will be given if gymnast is registered by the Friday before each session begins.


Homeschool PE (Ages 5-12)

Both age groups will include a fun fitness boot camp style session and a mind-body style session. Must have 10 participants per class.


  • $45 – Members
  • $60 – Program Participant


  • Ages 5 – 8 August 17 – September 21 Thursdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Ages 9 -12 August 16 – September 20 Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

*$10 discount will be given if child is registered by the Friday before each session begins.


Homeschool Running Club Ages 8 +

Registration begins August 1


  • $10 Meeting/ Member
  • $13 Meeting/ Non-member
  • $50 (Session / Member)
  • $65 (Session / Non-member)


  • Tuesdays, August 15 – September 19


  • 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Location: Meet at a different venue each week
*Must be registered for the class by Friday at 5:00 pm for the following week.


Child Watch/Playroom (Ages 3 months-11)

You don’t have to worry about your children wanting to come to the YMCA while you work out.  In fact you may get tired of them asking you to take them to the YMCA’s Child Watch area, open to children ages 3 months through 11 years.  You can leave them in good hands and let them experience fun the Y’s way.  Our playroom offers a wide variety of activities including a 20-foot high Play Place.  The staff is training in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid.  See the monthly schedule for open times.


  • YMCA Family Members – FREE!
  • Other Members – $2/child/visit
  • Program Participants – $10/child/visit


Parents Night Out (Ages 5-11)

Parent’s Night Out is a safe and fun environment for kids ages 5-11 to play, while parents enjoy a quiet evening to themselves or an evening out on the town. Pizza and drinks are provided as well as lots of fun! This program is supervised by trained staff. Child/ren must be signed in by 6:00pm. Pre-register at the Front Desk by the Monday before the scheduled date. Activities may include swimming, x-box, games and crafts. Life jackets and bubbles provided for non-swimmers. MINIMUM of 6 needed to hold event.
Contact: Sharon Mayo /


  • Members – $12/night/child
  • Program Participants – $17/night/child


  • Dates: September 15, October 13, November 10, December 8
  • Time: 5:30-8:45pm


Birthday Party at the Y!

Available times on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Please reserve early (at least one week notice required). Includes teeshirt for birthday child, 1-hour celebration in private room with pizza, cake, drinks, set-up and clean-up. YMCA Character Development
Theme with red, yellow, blue, and green used for cake and decorations
(limited to 25 children and adults). *No specialty cakes.
Contact: Windsor Vaughn ,Program Director at

Pool Party Package includes 1-hour swimming.
Play Place Package includes 45-minutes in Play Place.


  • $50 non-refundable deposit required to book party
  • $150 Family Members
  • $200 All Others

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