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Waynesboro YMCA raises $13K at charity golf tournament

The Waynesboro YMCA has put the capper on another successful Merv Wooten Invitational golf tournament. The Y raised more than $13,000 for programs and scholarships at the tournament, held at the Waynesboro Country Club.


Waynesboro YMCA pool shutting down July 29 for month-long maintenance

The Waynesboro YMCA will be shutting down its pool on Monday, July 29, through the month of August for repairs and maintenance.

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Waynesboro YMCA helps man out of his wheelchair

Four months ago, August Lupino walked with a cane, when he could walk. Then his therapist encouraged him to join the Waynesboro YMCA to start a fitness program.

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Final results from the 2013 Tri for the Y

Ryan Gundling and Amy Robbins took top honors at the fourth annual Shenandoah Valley Sprint Tri for the Y sponsored by the Waynesboro Family YMCA on Sunday. Gundling finished the course – which included a 400-meter swim, a 14.9-mile bike ride and a 5K run – in 1:06;59, breaking the line nearly three and a […]


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


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 […]