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. – 6:00 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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Summer Specialty Camps

Summer Specialty Camps for all summer long!

We will partner with Mathews Memorial Library, Bay School and many others in the community  to provide your child with an enriching  experience that will decrease summer learning loss, be safe and provide loads of entertainment. Most important, your child will have FUN! Register early; space is limited.

Dates/Days June 15-August 28

Time: 8am-12:30 for half day option**

8am-5:30pm for full day option

**Applies to specialty camps June 22-July 31 only.

Ages: 5-12 years

(Kindergarten eligible 4 year olds are also accepted)

Varies Based Upon Specialty Camp:  Cost, Meals, Transportation

For a more detailed description of each week contact the Mathews Y.

Financial assistance is available for all camps!





Teen Mission Camp

Teen Mission Camp is coming BACK! We only have five days and we need YOU! Please join us in our makeover/renovation projects to make Mathews a better place for all. Come be part of the solution!

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swim lessons

Summer Swim Lessons

These combination swim lessons are designed to assist youth learn to swim at their own speed. They develop personal safety and growth, learn stroke skills, play sports and games, and learn rescues in the water. A skills test on the first day determines the appropriate class section for each child: Polliwog, Guppy, Minnow, Fish, Flying Fish or Shark. Skills mastery, in all aspects, is required before advancement to the next level.

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Sailing Camp

If you can dream it, you can do it. Sail off into the Chesapeake Bay with the YMCA. Participants learn the following: sailing terminology, 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.