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Vote for the Y

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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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  • YMCA Diabetes Programs

    diabetes preventionOur Diabetes Programs are one of the keys to helping you Live Your There. See how the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevent and Control programs can benefit you.    Learn More >

  • Join our Email List

    Stay up-to-date with our monthly e-newsletter, special event information, and program details. You can choose to receive information related to your specific branch or the YMCA of Greater Richmond association.

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  • Register For Before- and After-School Care

    It is almost time for back to school! Register for the Downtown YMCA Before- and After-School to help your children be prepared, be active and engaged. Learn More >