Our three-level facility, located in the heart of Uptown Beckley, has served Southern West Virginia for over four decades. People from all walks of life visit the YMCA of Southern West Virginia everyday. On this page you will find information that will help you when you visit.
HOURS OF OPERATION*
Monday-Friday: 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
*The Indoor Pool closes 15 minutes earlier than the facility.
*The Steamroom, Sauna & Hottub closes 30 minutes earlier than the facility.
*In observance of Holidays, the YMCA will be closed on the following Holidays:
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
Convenient parking is available for FREE in the lot across from the facility on Main Street next to the YMCA Playground and behind the facility on Prince Street. Metered and City Lot parking nearby may be used for FREE after 5:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. Handicap parking is available in front of the facility in the semi-circle, along Main Street and behind the facility as marked.
ACCESSING THE FACILITY
Identity verification is required for members to access the Y’s facility for Child Protection & Safety as well as trace purposes. To enter, your membership key tag must be swiped, your identity must be verified and your account must be in good standing. Updated account information & photo are required.
ACCESS FOR HANDICAP & SENIOR MEMBERS
The YMCA facility has top floor access through the main entrance and bottom floor access through the double glass doors located in the back of the facility during regular hours of operation. Your membership key tag is required to gain access, so be sure to bring it with you each time you visit. Should you have trouble gaining access through the double glass doors, please call the Y so a staff member can help you.
NEW! CHANGING ROOMS
Located on the top floor of the facility, these spaces are for YMCA adult members utilizing the Wellness Center that would like to get changed and get their workout started quickly.
MALE & FEMALE ADULT DRESSING ROOMS
Located on the middle floor of the facility, these areas are for YMCA adult members and include daily use lockers, showers and bathrooms as well as a steam room, sauna and whirlpool. Youth members are not permitted in these dressing rooms.
MALE & FEMALE FAMILY/YOUTH DRESSING ROOMS
Located on the bottom floor of the facility, these areas are for families with little ones to change and youth members and include daily use lockers, showers and bathrooms.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
Drink machines are located on the bottom floor. Snacks may be enjoyed in the Member Lounge. No food or drinks are permitted anywhere else in the facility, except a water bottle.
Lockers located inside the dressing rooms are for daily use only. When you come to the Y, you may bring your things from home along with your own lock, select a locker and store your things during your visit. When you are finished for the day, remove your belongings and lock from the locker. Any belongings and locks left on lockers at the end of the day will be removed and all items will be donated to the Salvation Army.
NEW! Express lockers are available on the top floor in the Wellness Center and allow members to store small items such as wallets, purses, keys, etc. No wet items such as swim suits or snow/salt covered shoes/boots are allowed in these lockers. Please use the daily use lockers in the dressing rooms to store those items.
NEW! MEMBER LOUNGE
The newly expanded and updated member lounge located on the top floor is the main hub of the building for socializing, hanging out and catching a ball game or two.
SAFE & NURTURING ENVIRONMENT
The YMCA of Southern West Virginia and its properties offer safe spaces and healthy environments for our members and our community. Our facilities are tobacco-free and smoke-free (including vaping). Firearms and weapons of any kind as well as alcohol and drugs are strictly prohibited. Violation of these policies may result in the loss of membership privileges.
We encourage all of our members to make your comments and concerns known. Comment cards are available at the Welcome Center Desk. We pledge to acknowledge each comment and respond appropriately.
VISUAL RECORDING DEVICES
Video recorders, cameras or any other visual recording devices may not be used in the Y without permission from the CEO.
WELCOME CENTER DESK
The Welcome Center is where all YMCA members enter! Swipe your membership card here. Our friendly and courteous Welcome Center Attendants are available to take care of your needs. Register for programs or get information on what’s happening at the Y.9