Alexander County Family YMCA

The Alexander County Family YMCA is a state-of-the-art facility conveniently located near downtown Taylorsville. The Y offers great group exercise programs, a comprehensive wellness center, as well as a wide range of youth development programs.

Click here to check out our Program Guide

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Thurs: 5:00am – 9:00pm
Friday: 5:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am – 2:00pm

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Child Watch Hours:

Ages: 6 wks - 11 years

Monday – Thursday: 9am-1pm; 4-8pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9:30am-12:30pm

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Address & Phone

260 Black Oak Ridge Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681
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Phone: (828) 632-9699
Fax: (828) 635-1016

Local Race Events

Click here for a Running events calendar for Alexander County, NC.

Also, for a list of all YMCA-affiliated races coming this year, click here.


Register Now For Summer Camp

The summer months are just around the corner. Summer is meant to be filled with learning enrichment, new experiences, and making new friendships and memories that can last a lifetime. At the Y, we focus on programs that allow children to explore and get involved in activities that help them grow both mentally and physically.

Options available for all ages and many schedules and interests. Click here for more information, session dates and times, or to register.

Looking for a traditional resident camp experience? We have all that and more at the 400-acre Memory Maker YMCA Camp Hanes.

Get On Your Weigh

Get On Your Weigh

Do you need extra motivation and instruction to lose weight? Get On Your Weight is an 8-week weight management program that helps you create a healthy lifestyle habit!

First place winner receives a 3-month Adult Membership. Must have permission from a physician to participate.

The program includes:

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Workouts twice a week
  • Weigh-In sessions including measurements and BMI calculations
  • Weekly Nutrition Sessions
  • Get On Your Weigh T-shirt
  • LOTS of team and coach support

Registration begins July 14, 2014

Program will run September 23-November 13

Group workouts will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15 to 7:15pm. (Includes Nutrition 30 minutes per week)

Must have a minimum of 8 participants to hold program


$95 for members
$125 for potential members
(Program is $650 value)

Sign up now!

Registration forms are available at the Welcome Desk.


Body Revival

I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

Do you need your Spirit lifted and your body revived? Do you want to be spiritually fit while getting physically fit?

Body Revival is a program that combines faith and fitness that will enhance your faith and transform your health. You will move to uplifting praise worship music and leave feeling energized!

Come and join the fun while praising and sweating in the Spirit. Workout and worship as a family.

Combine your desire to get healthy with the Power of your Faith for the complete BODY REVIVAL you’ve been waiting for. Come praise your way through to a more complete you!


Mondays at 12:15pm and 4:15pm


Studio A/B


Free to members, $5 for potential members

Golf to Give Back

18th Annual YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Golf Tournament

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. You can help kids learn, grow, and thrive, as well as ensure no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay. Golf tournament proceeds provide financial assistance to make Y programs available to everyone in our community. Gather your team for a day of golf, fun, fellowship, and a good cause!

Download the brochure and registration form here.

Your participation will help provide programs including:

• Before & After School Programs
• Summer Camp
• Health & Wellness Programs
• Adult Literacy Program
• Swim Lessons
• Youth & Government
• Teen Programs
• Seniors Programs
• Family Events
• Summer Learning Academy
• Y Diabetes Prevention Program
• Black and Latino Achievers



Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Tanglewood Park Golf Course
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC 27012


Registration – 12:00pm
Lunch provided 12:00-12:45pm
Shotgun Start – 1:00pm
Dinner and awards ceremony at the clubhouse immediately following conclusion of play.

Event Rules

Game format is captain’s choice. Tanglewood is a non-metal spike facility. Neat dress is required.


$500 per team of 4 players.


Entries due by Tuesday, August 19, 2014


First and second place winners in each flight win prize money for their designated branch’s scholarship program. Great hole-in-one prizes!


We are always looking for companies or individuals to sponsor Golf To Give Back, and help us provide financial assistance to make Y programs available to everyone.

Champion Sponsor
Major Sponsor
Special Sponsor


Call 336 777 6238 or email

Click here to download the Entry Form.

Apple Festival 5k Race

Mark your calendar! 5k Road Race on certified course with Chip Timing


Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:30 am

Who is the race for

Great for Runners, Joggers, Walkers, Beginners, strollers, and all ages


Matheson Park, click here for a map of the park

Click here for race route directions


Register between August 1-October 4: $20 (Guaranteed a t-shirt)

Register between October 5-October 18: $25 (No t-shirt guaranteed)

Same day registration will be from 7:00am-8:00am

Register online by clicking here or here to download a paper registration form.

Packet Pick Up

Early packet pick up: Friday, October 17 from 3:00-6:00pm at the YMCA

Race day packet pick up: 7:00-8:00am at Matheson Park

Click here for the 2013 Results

For more information contact the YMCA at 828-632-9699 or contact Karen Martin at

123 Go Play AC

The Alexander Family YMCA is proud to be a part of 123 Go Play AC, a coalition group made up of local community volunteers. Our goal is to keep kids healthy through exercise and nutrition. Click here for more information or check out the video.

Lake Hickory Triathlon

Test your endurance and prepare for a great race season with this fun event – ideal for beginners and serious athletes alike. Race proceeds benefit the Alexander County Family YMCA!


Next race will be in 2015, stay tuned for more info as it comes!


400 Yard swim
16 Mile bike
5K run


Dusty Ridge Access Park
366 Dusty Ridge Access Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681


Click here for the 2014 results!

Want to help?

Please contact Karen Martin, Wellness Director at 828.632.9699 or

Share Your Thoughts

Now Accepting YMCA Secret Shoppers

We value you as a member and always welcome your feedback. Become a YMCA Secret Shopper to evaluate our facilities and help us continue to improve as an organization so we can deliver the very best member service possible.

If you’re interested in participating, please contact the Welcome Center for more information or apply at You’ll work directly with Strategic Reflections, Inc., an independent customer research firm, to conduct “mystery shops” and receive compensation for evaluating the quality of your member experience at a YMCA branch in your area.

See the membership desk with any questions.


Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise Classes

Classes are open to all exercise levels, with alternative movements offered for different skill levels to maximize your personal workout. Our instructors are happy to give additional guidance to beginners. Just introduce yourself before class! Minimum age is 12 years (with a parent).

View our Group Exercise schedules.