Scarecrow with pumpkin head in field

Forest of Fear

Filled with the things you fear the most!

Forest of Fear

Sponsored by the Shady Grove Family YMCA Teen Leaders' Club

Join us at the Shady Grove Family YMCA for our "Forest of Fear" haunted trail.  It will be filled with the things you fear most.

DATES: October 15 - 16, 22 - 23, 29 - 30
TIME: 7 - 11 p.m.
COST: $7 per person
AGES: 10 years and older (recommended)

After making your purchase below, show your receipt to the check-in table for entry.


Purchase Tickets

Warnings and Disclaimers

Forest of Fear Warnings and Disclaimers

In consideration for being permitted to attend the YMCA’s Forest of Fear, I agree to:

1. Follow instructions from Forest of Fear staff and actors at all times. No touching actors and props.

2. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing for an outdoor event in October. Closed toe shoes are recommended.

3. Be in reasonable health to take part in this event that has uneven ground, scare zones, and some tight and claustrophobic areas. This event is not suitable for those with difficulty walking or certain medical conditions, like seizures, asthma, heart conditions and the like.

4. Take part at my own risk.

The holder of a ticket agrees and understands that there are known and unanticipated inherent risks, dangers and hazards in attending Forest of Fear. By attending the Forest of Fear, attendee voluntarily accepts and assume all such risks, dangers and hazards and agree to RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the YMCA, its directors, officers, employees and agents (hereinafter referred to as "Releasees") from all liability to the attendee for any loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefore on account of injury to the person or property or resulting in death of the attendee. The attendee also agrees to indemnify, save and hold harmless the Releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur which is in any way associated with the attendee’s participation in Forest of Fear.

The attendee further expressly agrees that the foregoing RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT is intended to be as broad and exclusive as permitted by law of the state of Virginia and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, not withstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. The attendee acknowledges that the YMCA of Greater Richmond is a charitable non-profit organization under the laws of the State of Virginia and nothing in this RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT shall be construed as a waiver of charitable non-profit status and/or benefits under Virginia law.