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Y Night at the ballpark will get wet, wild

Join the Waynesboro Generals for an exciting night of baseball on Friday night. OK, you really just want to try the mammoth waterslide


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Waynesboro Y teaches water safety

Two tragic drowning deaths after a 2011 flash flood are still fresh in some Waynesboro residents’ minds. “That really didn’t have to happen,” said Jeff Fife, the executive director of the Waynesboro Family YMCA, which played host to two local sites taking part in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson 2012


The Harley Experience

A new Hog, training and more … it can be all yours at the Waynesboro Family YMCA Spring Gala – Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Best Western Plus Waynesboro Inn & Suites Conference Center. Buy your tickets online now, learn more about sponsorship, view items donated for the live auction and more. Check out […]


SMAC wins age group state title for fifth year in a row

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club won the small team state championship for the fifth year in a row March 8-11 in Christiansburg. The age group state championship is comprised of the fastest 14-and-younger swimmers who have met the qualifying times for the most competitive meet in Virginia. It is a great accomplishment just to be […]


SMAC’s Rule wins high point award at Senior State Champs

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club competed in the Virginia Swimming Senior State Championships in Christiansburg March 1-4. The meet has the toughest qualifying standards of all the swim meets in Virginia and is the fastest meet of the year at the state level.  The meet is geared for swimmers 15-18 years old, but anyone who […]


Warner talks health care

Mark Warner had just said that Congress won’t be able to come up with a solution to federal-budget and national-debt issues until both Republicans and Democrats put some “skin in the game” to work toward a compromise solution. A member of the audience at the Waynesboro YMCA put those words back at the centrist Democrat, […]


Warner: We all need ‘skin in the game’ to solve debt, budget issues

Mark Warner might be in D.C., but he’s definitely not of D.C. “No matter how many challenges you’ve got in the Valley or on City Council or others, they are not as wacky as the people that I work with up in D.C.,” Sen. Warner, D-Va., said during a visit to Waynesboro on March 2. […]


Warner reads Seuss … with a message

For Mark Warner, it risked being a Michael Dukakis moment. “This is politician rule #1: You’re never supposed to wear a hat,” Sen. Warner, D-Va., said after being handed a Dr. Seuss hat that otherwise seemed sensible given what he was about to do. And you thought banging the gavel to open and close sessions […]


Sen. Warner to tour Waynesboro Y on Friday

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will visit the Waynesboro YMCA on Friday, March 2, to get a tour of the $100,000 thermal-solar installation project at the Y and be briefed on the details of the project by officials from the Y and project partner Sigora Solar. The project is the largest thermal-solar installation in the state […]


SMAC competes at District Swim Meet in Roanoke

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, competed in the Virginia Swimming District Championships in Roanoke Virginia Feb. 17-19. The meet was open to all swimmers in the Southwest District in Virginia. The meet is geared for younger swimmers (14 and under) and swimmers who are trying to obtain qualifying times […]


Be heart healthy during American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through healthy living, the Waynesboro Family YMCA urges everyone in Waynesboro and East Augusta area to take steps to prevent chronic diseases, such as heart disease, so they can lead longer, healthier lives. To address the prevalence of heart disease in […]


Y partners with Silver Sneakers

The Waynesboro Family YMCA has been a location for the Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program for many years. SilverSneakers® is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. The Waynesboro Family YMCA offers several fitness classes to get you moving. Now, Healthways SilverSneakers® has made the process to get active […]


WaynesboroYMCA.com: Y taps Wright to head up SMAC program

The Waynesboro Family YMCA announced on Wednesday the hiring of Norm Wright to head up the Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club competitive-swimming program. Link to story on WaynesboroYMCA.com.


Y, Augusta Health team up to fight obesity epidemic

Sixty percent of adult Americans are overweight, and thirty percent are obese. And our bad habits are affecting our kids, whose life expectancy, shockingly, sadly, will be less than our generation, a major step back in quality of life that is entirely preventable. “It’s not just about the elderly and people who have had heart […]


Y golf tournament set for June 4

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The 2010 Merv Wooten Invitational Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 4, at the Waynesboro Country Club.       WaynesboroYMCA.com has the story.