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August 1 @ 10:00 am August 31 @ 5:00 pm EDT

The Virginia Zoo and the YMCA of South Hampton Roads and the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas are swapping members for the month of August.

Zoo Members visiting the Y:

  • Zoo members must show their valid Virginia Zoo membership card, photo ID and complete a guest waiver form upon visiting any YMCA of South Hampton Roads or YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas location to activate a temporary Y membership.
  • Members of the Virginia Zoo can visit any of the 21 YMCA of South Hampton Roads locations. For specific details about visiting those locations, visit ymcashr.org.
  • Members of the Virginia Zoo can also visit any of the 13 YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas locations. For specific details about visiting those locations, visit ymcavp.org.
  • Zoo members who join the Y in August or September will pay no joining fee, a savings up to $100.
  • Once you’ve activated your Y membership, Zoo members can also take advantage of discounted member pricing on programs such as personal training and summer camp in the month of August and register for fitness classes!

Y Members visiting the Zoo:

  • Y members will enjoy free, unlimited admission to the Virginia Zoo during August, plus 10 percent discounts in the gift shop and foodservice locations. Not valid for special events and education programs.
  • YMCA members who join the Virginia Zoo during the month of August can take advantage of two extra months – free – on a Virginia Zoo membership.
  • Y members must reserve timed tickets before they arrive at the Zoo (you’ll need the code provided by the Y).
  • During your visit, please be ready to provide:
    • Personal identification and
    • A valid membership card (can use the bar code on the YMCA’s app) OR email confirmation of membership OR completed membership verification form (available from YMCA member services).
 
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