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Geographic Service Area
The YMCA of South Hampton Roads serves the communities of: Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Eastern Shore of Virginia, Franklin, Outer Banks, Currituck and Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Our Corporate Office is located at 920 Corporate Lane in Chesapeake, Virginia 23320. Get directions with Google Maps.

YMCA National Rankings

  • 20th largest YMCA in the United States
  • 8th largest membership YMCA
  • Urban Group YMCA (30 largest metropolitan YMCA in North America)


  • 18 fully equipped family centers
  • One satellite fitness center (Dominion Tower in Norfolk)
  • One resident camp (YMCA Camp Silver Beach)
  • Two outdoor day camps (YMCA Camp Arrowhead in Suffolk and YMCA Camp Red Feather on the Norfolk-Virginia Beach line)
  • Six program locations for The First Tee of Hampton Roads, including our nine-hole junior golf course in Virginia Beach
  • One mobile learning center (The First Tee of Hampton Roads)
  • Over 45 licensed child-care sites (in family centers and off-site at schools)

Community Impact

  • Over 250,000 people served each year
  • Over 155,000 facility members
  • Over 36,000 program participants
  • Over 10,500 people served on an average day
  • Over 13,500 people gain confidence in the water with swim lessons
  • Over 23% of members receive financial assistance

Youth Development

  • 38,606 children grow in school-age child care and summer camp programs
  • 5,912 youth participate in YMCA youth sports
  • 3,203 teens develop leadership skills and solid values in teen programs

Healthy Living

  • Over 36,000 households enjoy YMCA membership
  • 25,923 families participate in a YMCA family programs
  • 10,379 older adults participate in a YMCA older adults program

Social Responsibility

The YMCA welcomes everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. Our annual giving campaign funds outreach programs and financial assistance to ensure that YMCA’s programs and services are available to children, families and communities who need them the most. In 2011, the YMCA awarded nearly $5.5 million in financial assistance to area families.

Volunteers & Staff

  • Over 1,600 program volunteers
  • Over 50 policy volunteers
  • Over 2,500 people employed with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads

The YMCA of South Hampton Roads is dedicated to putting Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.