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Chester Family YMCA

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Shop Strong at the Y and receive no joining fee on membership from now till December 2.

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Winter Youth Sports

Keep your kids active and healthy all year long with the Y. Sign up now for Winter Youth Sports from Basketball, Cheerleading, Indoor Soccer and more!

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Winter Swim Team

Sign up your kids for our winter swim team season. Our swim team's are designed for youth to improve their swimming skills in a competitive environment.

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2025 Strategic Plan

A stronger, healthier tomorrow begins today. The new Strategic Plan will be a compass for our programs and services that will allow us to serve the community even better in Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

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Y Guides & Y Princesses

The Y-Guides, Y-Princesses and Y-Papoose programs are unique opportunities for fathers to spend uninterrupted time with their children. Participate in fun, educational activities that help grow closer together with your children. Activities range from camping, crafts, sports, trips, games and special events.

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  • Join our Email List

    Stay up-to-date with our monthly e-newsletter, special event information, and program details. You can choose to receive information related to your specific branch or the YMCA of Greater Richmond association.

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  • Self Defense Course

    In this two hour course, our instructor will provide hands on practical instruction for real life dangerous situations and how to best protect yourself.  This class is based on martial arts practice and the underlying principles of protecting oneself. Learn More >

  • Do you take a Group Exercise class?

    We want to hear from you.  Please take a moment to complete this survey about the Chester Family YMCA's Group Exercise classes.  Take the survey.