Waynesboro YMCA tabbed Best Gym, Childcare Facility in newspaper poll

nv2Readers of The News Virginian selected the Waynesboro YMCA as the top gym/fitness center and the top childcare provider in the paper’s annual Valley Favorites poll.

Childcare participant Mason Lawhorne, 9, has an idea on why NV readers voted the Y program the tops in the Valley.

“Well, it’s a lot of reasons. I can only name a few,” Lawhorne said.

The YMCA offers year-round childcare for children ages two years, nine months to middle-school ages. The program includes daily gym/playground time, scheduled homework time, swimming once per week, arts & crafts, games and more.

The gym/fitness center honor is a nice feather in the cap for the YMCA, which has invested heavily in upgrades to its pool and Nautilus and cardio rooms in recent years.

“We’re very excited about the honor and appreciate that the membership and community recognizes us for the great healthy benefits of being involved with the Waynesboro YMCA,” executive director Jeff Fife said.

More online at www.WaynesboroYMCA.com.

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