Mathews Family YMCA

Visit the Y

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. – 7:30 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.

Annual Report

Our annual report includes stories that inspire, educate, and demonstrate our charitable mission.

What's Happening at the Y


Market Days Run/Walk

Market Days Run/Walk (formerly called The Real Crab Race) is a 3.46 mile flat course through town and down Glebe Road. Walkers and runners of ALL ages and abilities are welcome! A new addition this year is an eight-week training program to get you ready for the challenge!

Training: Saturdays at 8am beginning July 12 at the Mathews Family YMCA

Race: Saturday, September 6, 7:30 am, begins and ends at the Mathews Y

All ages and abilities-Runners, Joggers, Walkers, and
Little Peelers Fun Run Relay & Obstacle Course

Cost: Before August 22, $25 Adult/$10 kids 8-12 y.o.
Aug 23-Sept 6 $30 Adults/$15 kids
Family* Before August 22, is $50. August 23-Sept 6 is $60
*up to four immediate family members
Includes t-shirt, goody bag, and post-race snacks



Teen Leaders’ Club

The Teen Leaders’ Club was established to give teens an opportunity to provide volunteer service to the community while developing leadership skills, volunteer service, academics, good health, and living by the YMCA Character Development values. Leaders’ Club is organized for the purpose of providing members with the knowledge and training to help serve others while shaping a healthy lifestyle for themselves.

Learn More »


Martial Arts

This martial arts program provides the opportunity to achieve increased balance, strength, self-discipline, self-confidence, and harmony of mind, body and spirit.

Learn More »

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