Botetourt Family YMCA Q&A

Q: When will the Botetourt Family YMCA open?
A: Our goal is to be open on January 1, 2019. As with any construction project, weather and other factors can play into the overall timeline, and we will make opening adjustments as needed.

Q. What is the cost of a Y membership?
A.  View our current association-wide membership rates

As a Y member, you are also entitled to nationwide membership privileges, which allows you to use any participating YMCA whenever you travel.

Q. Is the Botetourt Family YMCA part of the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge?
A. Yes! As a member of the Botetourt Family YMCA you also have full-access to the Kirk Family YMCA, Salem Family YMCA, Rockbridge Area YMCA and Gainsboro YMCA.

Q. What are the benefits of joining the Botetourt YMCA’s Founders' Club?
A.  Our Founders' Club benefits include one-year of membership, special recognition inside the Botetourt Family YMCA, a Founder’s Club t-shirt, and invite to a VIP Founders' Club event. You may join our Founders' Club starting November 1 until the day the Y opens.

Q. When will memberships be available?
A.  Memberships will be available starting November 23.

Q. Will you be offering any membership discounts?
A.  We will be offering half-off the joining fee from November 23 through the end of January.

Q. When will you begin hiring?
A. We are hiring NOW! Click here to apply and view open positions.

Q. What programs will be offered?
A. We are in the process of learning more about what programs the Botetourt community needs and will be developing programs over time as we settle into our new building. Members can look forward to programming designed for all different age groups. Click here to learn more about programs we offer at our other branches.

Q. What group exercise classes will be offered?
A.  We will offer a variety of LesMills™ choreographed group exercise classes, freestyle classes such as yoga, barre, and HIIT, and water aerobics classes appropriate for all age ranges and abilities. To get a general feel for the types of classes the Y offers in our area, click here.

Q. Will there be an outdoor pool?
A.  There will not be an outdoor pool, but the new building will include two indoor pools - an eight-lane lap pool and a warm-water recreation pool.

Q. How do I stay up-to-date on announcements, events, membership and more?
A. Join our mailing list now!