Mathews Family YMCA

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10746 Buckley Hall Rd.
P.O. Box 1536
Mathews, VA 23109 Get Directions

Phone : 804 725 1488
Fax : 804 725 1490

Facility Hours

Mon Thur: 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri: 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

The Mathews Family YMCA provides a warm, friendly, comfortable environment where our members and guests are welcome. Serving the community since 2002, our programs are designed to engage youth, families, and adults in promoting and encouraging growth and well being of spirit, mind and body.


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What's Happening at the Y

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Summer Camp



Ages: Rising Kindergartners to Rising 6th graders
4 years 9 months-12 years old

Camp hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $86/week

Financial assistance is available for all camps!

Register at the Mathews Y.

2017 Weekly Session Dates

  • Water Week: June 19-June 23
  • Travel, Time & Talent: June 26-June 30
  • Invention Convention: July 3-July 7 (Closed July 4)
  • Inventor Specialists: July 10-July 14
  • STEM Fair: July 17-July 21
  • Crazy 4 Cardboard: July 24-July 28
  • Builders Choice: July 31-August 4
  • Top Secret: August 7-August 11
  • Arts/Bay School: August 14-August 18
  • Lost at Sea: August 21 – August 25


Registration is held at the Mathews Family YMCA, 10746 Buckley Hall Road

What to bring:

  1. A printable Summer Camp Application is available here
  2. An original birth certificate, immunization record, and physical for each camper must accompany your application to register
  3. $40 non-refundable registration fee per child due at time of registration

Due to licensing restrictions, incomplete registrations cannot be processed.

Summer Camp Parent Handbook.

Check out our summer Sailing Camp

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The YMCA School Age program is available from the first day of school until the last day of school. Programs are provided on most school holidays, winter and spring break and inclement weather. (Check your school calendar for school closings. Additional fees apply.)

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Summer Swim Lessons

SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER SWIM LESSONS! We are offering four, 2-week sessions of swim lessons this summer! Classes fill up quickly so register now to reserve your spot. Classes begin June 19th!

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Sailing Camp

Registration is now open for sailing camp!
We are offering five one-week Sailing Camp sessions.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Sail off into the Chesapeake Bay with the YMCA. Participants learn sailing terminology, skills and safe sailing practice.

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Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.