Children's Museum Membership Swap

YMCA & Children's Museum of Virginia Membership Swap

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The Children's Museum of Virginia is partnering with both the YMCA of South Hampton Roads and the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas to swap members during the month of November. YMCA members will enjoy museum membership benefits and museum members will enjoy YMCA membership benefits.

Y members visiting Children's Museum of Virginia

Our members receive free admission to the museum and a 15% discount at the gift shop. 

  • Tickets must be reserved in advance. Reserve tickets
  • After choosing your visit date, choose YMCA Membership Swap tickets ($0 cost) and fill out all required fields and agree to terms and conditions.
  • You will receive an email from e-tix with your tickets. 
  • When visiting the museum, present your tickets plus YMCA membership barcode and verification (email we sent you or membership verification form available from YMCA member services) and photo ID.

YMCA members who join the Children's Museum of Virginia in November receive 10% off an annual membership.

Children's Museum of Virginia members visiting the Y

Activate Y Membership

Members of the Children's Museum of Virginia can visit any of the 21 YMCA of South Hampton Roads locations to enjoy a safe place to exercise with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, pools, group fitness classes, and child care while you work out.

  • Museum members show their valid museum membership card, photo ID, and complete a guest waiver form upon visiting any YMCA of South Hampton Roads or YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas location.
  • You can activate your YMCA November membership online or visit your local YMCA.
  • Pre-registration is recommended for lap swimming and fitness classes, but not to visit the Y. Pre-registration is not required for open swim, and hours vary by location.
  • Museum members can also take advantage of discounted member pricing on programs such as personal training and swim lessons where session start and end dates are in November 2022. 

Children's Museum of Virginia members who join the Y in November will pay no joining fee, a savings up to $75.

Members of the Children's Museum of Virginia can also visit any of the 14 YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas locations. For specific details about visiting those locations, visit