Healthy Kids Day 2023

March 23, 2023|Categories: Events|

Healthy Kids Day® is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families. For over 30 years, YMCAs and their communities hosted free community events aimed to inspire kids and families to keep their minds and bodies active throughout the summer months and beyond. Join us for events at each of our four Rappahannock Area YMCA branches.

10:00am – 1:00pm


Details coming soon!


Join us for kid friendly activities and demonstrations including a petting zoo, puppy yoga, family boot camp, local organizations & vendors, […]

Homeschool Fitness Run-A-Thon

February 14, 2023|Categories: Events|

2023 Homeschool Fitness YMCA Run-A-Thon! 

Students in Homeschool Fitness will be running laps around cones in the field behind the YMCA to raise money for our annual field day and other equipment. We will be preparing for the event using local running coaches and experts.  Students will seek pledges from family, friends and neighbors for their efforts.  Pledges can be made per lap or simply a flat donation in recognition of participation.  Laps will be capped at 60, which is a full 5K.  Students completing the 5K will receive special recognition!  Please help your child talk to family and friends about this great fundraising effort.  All donations […]

Rouse Rally Tournament

February 10, 2023|Categories: Events|Tags: , |


The Rappahannock Area YMCA is hosting it’s 2nd Annual Rouse Rally Tennis & Pickleball Tournament this May. Join us for an all day event to benefit local non-profit Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation and Rappahannock Area YMCA youth programs.

The Rouse Rally is more than just a tournament. Come out and enjoy food & beer trucks, spectate from the shade of a viewing tent and mingle with our thriving tennis and pickleball community – all while supporting a great cause.

Saturday, May 6th
8:00am – 9:30pm

Massad Family YMCA
212 Butler Road
Falmouth, VA 22405


Gold Sponsorship: $1,500

Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Banner […]

March Tennis Social

January 27, 2023|Categories: Events|

Join us for a Tennis Social at the Rowe Tennis Center to raise money for an addition of restrooms at the Jon Fried Outdoor Tennis & Pickleball Complex. Participants will enjoy an evening of mingling and playing with our amazing tennis community. Bring a snack or dish to share!

Friday, March 31st
6:00 – 10:00pm

$15 for Y Members, $20 for Non-Members

Register below!

Questions? Contact Jim Light at

Can’t make it to the event, but still wish to contribute? Make a donation to the Massad – Outdoor Tennis Complex on our donation page.

Rappahannock Area YMCA Turkey Trot Celebrates 30 Years this November

November 4, 2022|Categories: Events, News|

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – The Rappahannock Area YMCA is celebrating 30 years of hosting their annual Turkey Trot race on November 24, 2022. The Turkey Trot consists of a 5K Run/Walk and a Youth 1-Mile run/walk in downtown Fredericksburg.

The race is held on Thanksgiving morning and has become a highly anticipated tradition for many Fredericksburg residents and their guests looking to kick off the holiday with a brisk run before sitting down to their annual feasts.

In a throw-back to the race’s inaugural decade, the Turkey Trot will feature a 90s theme. Participants are encouraged to dress festively if they would like […]

Community Health & Wellness Fair

October 31, 2022|Categories: Events|

Get on the Highway to Good Health

Join us at the Massad Family YMCA for our Annual Community Health & Wellness Fair in partnership with Mary Washington Healthcare. This event is FREE and open to the public!

Friday, November 4th
9:00am – 1:00pm

The fair will feature a variety of topics and information including:

  • Awareness & Education
  • Nutrition
  • Demonstrations & Activities
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Lifestyle Information & Screenings
  • Community Health Programs & Services
  • Integrative Medicine

Plus, we will have on site vaccinations, massage clinic, cooking demo and fresh market!

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