Strengthening Our Military Family™ | Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads


Who We Are

At the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads, we recognize the challenges of military life, especially in an area with the largest concentration of military in the nation. That’s why we’re devoted to nurturing the well-being of the Hampton Roads military community and all five branches of service. We are based in Virginia Beach and have satellite services at Sewells Point Elementary School in Norfolk, Lincoln Military Housing Norfolk Crossing Community Center, Norfolk and Lincoln Military Housing Naval Air Station Oceana Community Center in Virginia Beach.

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Other Locations

1465 Lakeside Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Operating Hours: M-F 9am-5pm
Phone Number: (757)363-1884 
Fax Number: (757) 363-1953


Learn what we do for active duty service members and their family members.

Our Team

Staff Listing

Theresa Soska

Edgar Casey A.R.E


Joel Vargas
Vice President



Lisa Thompson

Delphinus Engineering, Inc.


Budd Christman

NOAA Corps (Ret)


RDML Michael R. Groothousen
Immediate Past President

USN (Ret) 


Jane Barclift

Department of the Navy


Donald Brown

7-Eleven, Inc.

Daniel T. Doyle

Omni Financial of Virginia


Dave Duffie

Oceaneering ADTECH


Steve Ludwig



Robert Oldani

Navy Warfare Development Command


John Pawlin

Serco Inc.


RADM Kevin Slates

USN (Ret)

Sally Sledge

Norfolk State University


Amy Springrith

Robert Half Finance & Accounting


Veda Stone-Goff

Branding Consultant


RADM Lindell G. Rutherford

USN (Ret) Board of Management – Emeritus

Chris Scorby

Board of Management – Military Advisor