Welcome Back



The Southside Virginia Family YMCA is excited to announce that we will be reopening this coming Friday, June 5th under the guidelines outlined in the Governor's Move Virginia Forward Plan. We would like to extend a sincere thank you to our members that have stayed with us during this time. Thank you for making a difference by being part of the Y family.

As we navigate through reopening the Y we continue to keep the health and safety of our members at the forefront of all decisions that we make. 

We realize that you are eager to get back to the Y for your overall well-being. Please read complete details below on phase 2 of the Southside Virginia Family YMCA’s reopening plan. 

As we open the inside of our buildings, you will gradually see us increase our program offerings throughout the Phase 2 process.  We look forward to bringing back all of your favorite programs as soon as we are able.

Please note our modified hours of operation during this time:

  • Monday – Thursday: 6am-8pm
  • Friday: 6am – 6:30pm
  • Saturday: 7am-3pm
  • Sunday: 1pm-4pm


Classes, Programs and Amenities

  • The previous group exercise schedule will remain effective through Saturday, June 6th. You can find that schedule HERE
  • Live Group ex classes will resume indoors on Monday June 8th, along with digital on-site Les Mills classes
  • Registration for group fitness classes is not required, however they will be available on a first come first served basis. 
  • Access to wellness and exercise (cardio, machines, weights) equipment will be available on a limited basis, allowing room for physical distancing. 
  • Increased signage throughout the facilities will be abundant to guide members.
  • Personal Training will be available. Physical distancing guidelines apply. 
  • The pools will be available for specific programs, please see below for more information. 
  • Amenities temporarily NOT available:  coffee service, group sitting areas, drinking fountains, locker rooms, and showers.
  • Programs temporarily NOT Available: Stay and Play, Swim Lessons
  • Day passes, guests and nationwide Y access will not be permitted – only active Southside Virginia Family YMCA members.

Member Safety

  • The Southside Virginia Family YMCA will abide by the governor’s mandate of 30% occupancy for fitness centers.  
  • Due to the occupancy parameters, members should check in and check out to adhere to state guidelines.
  • Members will be asked to complete a waiver prior to arrival, have their temperature checked via contactless thermometer and complete a screening questionnaire upon arrival. Please fill out the online waiver below. 
  • Those with temperature over 100.4 will be deemed to be at-risk will not be allowed to access the facility.
  • Members must be 14+ to utilize the facility during Phase 2. Those under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian prior to your first visit. Click here to download the waiver.
  • All staff and members must wash or sanitize their hands upon entry and before and after workouts.
  • Members should clean equipment before AND after use with cleaning supplies provided by the Y.
  • Locker rooms will not be available during this time. Please use a small bag for your belongings and keep your bag with you at all times. 
  • A 30-minute time limit will be enforced on all cardio machines if others are waiting to use the equipment.
  • Please kindly keep your visit under 90 minutes so all members may enjoy the YMCA

Informaiton on Pools

  • To ensure proper staffing and pool preparation we will be opening the pools for lap swimming and individual exercise only on Monday, June 8th. 
  • Group water fitness will resume Monday, June 8th
  • Swim lessons and other aquatic activities will be available as new regulations and guidelines are provided to us by the Governor's Office.


Please review all of the information provided here, as well as the other resources linked in this page. If you still have other questions not answered in our communications please email us.

Jay Parker: Interim CEO

Josh Gravette: Branch Director

580 Commerce Rd, Farmville, VA 23901


Monday-Thursday: 5:30 am – 9 pm

Friday: 5:30 am – 8 pm

Saturday: 7 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 1 pm – 5 pm


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