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420 East Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301
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Saturday • 7:00AM to 8:00PM
Sunday • 9:00AM to 7:00PM

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Register for Summer Camp 2016!
Register for After-School Care!
School is Out, but we are Open!
Future Leaders Preschool Academy

Dribble, Pass, Shoot!


Rev up your healthy living experience at YMCA Alexandria this New Year! Be sure to check out our monthly branch calendar located in the lobby for other fun member events such as: Open Houses, Member-to-Member Networks, Workshops and more.

Go Red For Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month, and to support this cause, we're going red. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, and yet it is 80 percent preventable. 

In partnership with the American Heart Association, we're going red to increase awareness of heart disease and stroke. Join us on Feb. 5 for our Go Red Challenge, and visit our table to learn more about this cause! 

100 Crunches A Day Challenge

If you've been thinking about your next fitness challenge, you should try our 100 Crunches A Day Challenge! Crunches are a useful exercise when used in addition to a good diet and fat loss program to both strengthen your abdominal muscles and improve the appearance of your midsection.

The challenge is to do 100 crunches a day, every day, for the month. All varieties of crunches count towards the total. Time to work your abs!

Specialty Group Classes

Come and give our specialty group exercise classes a try! We'll be featuring TRX Winter Session for $199 for members and non-members $249. Prenatal Yoga Workshop $149 for members and $199 for non-members, make sure you reserve your space, if the class is a fit for you.


Whether you are a competitive athlete or you just want to lose a few pounds, our personal trainers can help you achieve your goals. Our certified trainers’ expert advice and personalized attention can keep you motivated, and help you overcome hurdles and plateaus.

Now, offering a special on our best value for training. With the Y's 3 and 6 packs, you will get more training, have even greater results and achieve long-lasting fitness goals! Packages include one-hour sessions, a full fitness assessment, goal setting and evaluation.

Offer Available from January 1, 2016 to January 31, 2016

Package Prices:
• 3 sessions for $129
• 6 sessions for $289

*New Group Exercise Schedule Coming January!
Contact Brian Whitaker, Wellness Coordinator, at 703-838-8085 or via email to register or learn more!

are you ready for summer?

Get rid of those winter blues by giving your child something to look forward to this summer - Summer Camp at the Y! When kids experience Y Camp, they experience something new every day. Like the power of a positive mentor, the confidence that comes from trying (and succeeding!), and the importance of healthy, long-lasting friendships. Of course, they don't know this - they just think they're having a whole lot of fun!

From water activities and sports to creative arts, each day is packed with age-appropriate activities, new friends and personal growth. In addition to traditional and specialty camp activities, we are uniquely devoted to physical activity, water safety and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education. Few environments will foster your child’s mind, body and spirit than at the Y.

Check out our Summer 2016 Camp Brochure to see the exciting themes we're offering! Registration is already open, so register online or at the branch to get your child's first pick.

register for after-school child care

We have added some additional schools for our after school program this year. Stop by member services at your earliest convenience. Spots are almost gone so register fast!

school is out, but we are open!

The YMCA's School Day Off Camps are filled with adventure and fun with friends. During the Y's School Day Off Camps, your kids will enjoy games, arts & crafts, sports, cooking activities and field trips in a safe, positive environment. They'll stay active, bond with their peers and have plenty of activities while you enjoy the convenience and ease. Camps are run from 8:00am - 6:30pm. Felicia.Smith1@ymcadc.org , Youth Program Coordinator, for more information!

Upcoming Dates:

enroll in the y's preschool academy

We are proud to introduce the Future Leaders Academy Preschool Program to YMCA Alexandria! Have your little one explore the world around them in our full-day preschool program. Through hands-on fun learning activities, the Academy aims to lay the foundation for the future so that children grow to be caring, respectful, honest and responsible lifelong learners. Register today, spots are filling up quickly! Email Paloma.Jimenez@ymcadc.org for more information. 

dribble, pass, shoot!

Searching for an activity that your child can participate in during the winter? YMCA Alexandria is excited to announce the first Winter Youth Basketball League! The season starts on January 9, 2016; practices will be held at the YMCA and games will be played at Commonwealth Academy. Registration is available online, over the phone or at the Y. Team jerseys will be provided and scholarships are available. For more information contact Felicia Smith our Youth Program Coordinator at (703)-838-8085. 
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