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The Virginia Zoo and the YMCA Of South Hampton Roads and the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA are swapping members for the month of August. This will be the first swap for the Y and the Virginia Zoo’s largest swap yet.
Approximately 64,000 YMCA member households of all South Hampton Roads and Peninsula locations will enjoy free, unlimited admission to the Virginia Zoo for the month of August, plus 10 percent discounts in the gift shop and food service locations.

YMCA Members:

Show your valid YMCA membership card and email member confirmation at the Zoo’s Ticket Booth, as well as a photo ID. You can also visit your Y to pick up a YMCA Member Verification form.

YMCA members who join the Virginia Zoo during the month of August can take advantage of a $5 discount on a Virginia Zoo membership
YMCA members will receive unlimited admission to the Zoo, plus 10 percent discounts in the gift shop and food service locations
Member rates not valid on education programs or special events.


Zoo Members:

Show your valid Virginia Zoo membership card, photo ID and a guest waiver form at any South Hampton Roads or Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA. Photo ID must match one of the named adult Zoo members.

For a list of locations: South Hampton Roads | Peninsula.
For the guest waiver, please click here.

Zoo members will enjoy unlimited group exercise classes, childcare for up to two hours per day when at the Y and state of the art fitness equipment. Zoo members can also take advantage of member reduced paid programs such as personal training and camp in the month of August.
The YMCA will waive the joining fee (up to a $75 value) for Zoo members that join the Y in August or September.

Not yet a Virginia Zoo member, but want more deals like this? Become a Zoo member to enjoy membership swaps, free events and discounts all year long!