Read our YMCA April Newsletter Here

- Keep up with the latest happenings and best stories of the spring in our April newsletter. Read it here.

- We have four major policy changes beginning in April. Find all the details below. Pickleball is returning in April. Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Wednesday evenings You must make an appointment. You can make an appointment online (click here). Two courts per time slot – max of 12 people on tennis court at one time […]

Flint, 92, Shares Secret of Living a Long Life

- Vera Flint loves telling people that exercise is key. She should know. Flint has over nine decades worth of proof. After breaking her femur in June of 2020, Flint, who turned 92 on Feb. 17th, is right back in all of her normal exercise routines. “She’s a die-hard fitness person,” said Carol Byrd, active older […]

“Never Too Late” – Roberta Patterson’s Story

- Roberta Patterson knows personally the difference a tutor can make. Before she was received her electrical engineering master’s degree from Cal State Northridge, Patterson, a volunteer with the SAW Tutoring Network, was a third-grader who couldn’t read. “They didn’t know what dyslexia was when I was in school,” said Patterson, who grew up in Buffalo, […]

YMCA Gifted New Wheels to Deliver Meals

- The Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA was looking for a good deal on a replacement vehicle. The Paul Obaugh Ford staff made sure the YMCA got the deal of a lifetime. Roger Aldhizer, the general sales manager at Paul Obaugh Ford, dropped of a cherry red Ford Escape for the YMCA Wednesday morning. After learning of the […]

No Tears Nutrition With Karen

- Like everyone else, Karen Landers gets unsolicited stories on her social media feeds. Stories about the newest fad diet or celebrity weight loss. And for a split second, she’s tempted to react. Then Landers, a Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA aquatics instructor who just completed her National Academy of Sports Nutrition certification – remembers what she’s spent […]

SAYMCA to Offer Virtual Tutoring

- Sarah Mendonca knew early that educational leadership was her calling. By the time she was 9-years-old, her neighborhood crew of friends knew it, too. “It is hard wired in me,” Mendonca said. “When I was a kid, I had a chalkboard that I would drag into the driveway and try to get my neighbor friends […]

New Check-In Procedure

- Beginning on Monday, August 17th, the Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA will add a thermal scan to its check-in procedure. To watch a 30-second video to see how the new process looks, click here.

Loving Hutch

- It was supposed to be a routine check-up; an ultrasound that would reveal the gender of baby number four. It ended being a life-altering encounter for Courtney Clawson, a beloved Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA swim lesson instructor. Having grown up in a family that was always in the water, Courtney was continuing the tradition with her […]

Wellness Center Policy Update

- Starting today (Monday, August 3rd), the Staunton-Augusta Family YMCA Wellness will no longer require an appointment. All other programs such as the group fitness and pool usage will still operate under appointments.  

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