Teens, we're so excited to see you at the Y this summer! Check out the information we've prepared, including an FAQ, to guide you through membership and ensure you have fun while staying safe while you're here.

What can teens do at the Y?



Pick-up basketball and volleyball games

Social Activities


Enjoy time together playing games and just hanging out, snacks included!



Teen fitness classes and training



Special hours in the pool just for teens

Service projects


Projects that make a better community and a better world

Summer Jobs


Teens age 15 and older can work for the Y this summer.

I already have a membership, can I still sign my teen up on their own?

Absolutely! You are welcome to sign your teen up for their own Sponsor A Teen Individual Membership. 

How long is the membership?

The membership will begin on 6/1/2024 through 8/31/2024.

What age group is the Sponsor A Teen membership for?

Ages 13-18.

What does my teen have access to?

The membership gives your teens access to the facility including the fitness floor, aquatic areas, group exercise classes, locker rooms, basketball gymnasiums, and more! 

For specific age guidelines, please visit our policy page.  

Top tips for a fun summer at the Y
  1. Bring a swimsuit, towel, workout clothes and sneakers. Crocs and open-toed shoes are not allowed in the wellness center or gym (even in sport mode).
  2. Planning to stay at the Y for a while? Bring a refillable water bottle and snacks.
  3. Be nice to Y equipment. Sign up for a teen training session and learn how to use the wellness center.
  4. Listen to YMCA staff instructions.
  5. Be caring and respectful of others around you. 
  6. Keep your language family friendly (no cursing, please!)
  7. Keep walkways clear.
  8. Clean up after yourself.

For $25/month you can sponsor a teen and provide access to the Y for a month. For $75, you can sponsor a teen and provide access for the entire summer. Interested in sponsoring a teen in your community to have unlimited access to 21 YMCA of South Hampton Roads locations from June 1–August 31? Learn how you can Sponsor A Teen today.