Currituck Family YMCA celebrates grand re-opening

Published 3:37 pm Thursday, October 13, 2022

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The Currituck Family YMCA officially celebrated its recent grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting event and tour.

DJ Kophazy, executive director of the Currituck Family YMCA, invited the community and Chamber members to tour and learn how the YMCA is supporting community leadership throughout the region through programs such as before and after school care, training classes, teen leadership, development and a collaborative educational network. Those attending toured the facility and enjoyed refreshments.

In attendance were Dr. Jack Bagwell, College of The Albemarle president; Trey Lewis of Senator Thom Tillis’s office; Leslie Ginski, representative for Congressman Dr. Greg Murphy; Holly Staples, director of College of The Albemarle Small Business Center; former YMCA, COA and Chamber board chair and commissioner Paul O’Neal; YMCA membership coordinator Jamie Xenos; and Chamber president Josh Bass, along with Chamber ambassadors and YMCA members.

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“While COVID-19 brought fast-moving and unexpected impacts for the YMCA and its community, the YMCA continues to prioritize customer safety and health as they work through the ongoing recovery from COVID-19,” noted a Currituck Chamber press release. “We would like to thank everyone who came out to support the Currituck Family YMCA.”

To learn more about the Currituck Family YMCA, visit