Botetourt Build Better Community with Opening of Botetourt Family YMCA

December 31, 2018

The new state-of-the-art facility includes premium health and wellness space, including an eight-lane lap pool, a warm-water recreation and therapy pool, three group exercise studios, a gymnasium, a modern lobby with social gathering spaces and lots of space for kids and teens to learn and play.

Mark Johnson, YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge CEO says he is excited to bring the Y’s mission to the community. “The Y is more than a place to work out — we’re place of community. Of course, members will have access to new machines, our basketball court and swimming pool, but there will be so much more; we’ll be offering water safety instruction to 2nd graders attending Botetourt County Schools, a home pool for Botetourt’s high school swim teams, a safe place for teens to gather, opportunities for residents to improve their quality of life and we will be able to provide a place for people to come together to experience life as a community.”

The Botetourt Family YMCA will be opening on January 1 at 9:00 am.  Community members can tour the new facility, speak with staff and sign up to become a Y member. During the month of January, new members can also receive half-off the joining fee.  

“After many months of hard work and preparation, we are excited to finally open our doors to the community,” said Tricia Reynolds branch executive of the Botetourt Family YMCA. We have already had the pleasure of signing up over 400 new members and look forward to welcoming many more in the coming weeks,” said Reynolds.

The Botetourt Family YMCA is opening thanks to the hard work of their steering committee members, generous support of their donors, and the community at large. Those who would like to contribute may still do so by visiting or by visiting the Y after it opens on January 1.