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 and Saturday: Closed

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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


Help Us Help Kids

Help kids succeed this school year!

Donate a new, unused backpack this month and you can join the Y for FREE. Special ends August 15. Backpacks will be donated to local community organizations, churches and schools.

We’re also accepting school supplies to ensure every student starts the school year ready to learn!

Please share with your friends!

Golf to Give Back

19th 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 25, 2015


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 18, 2015


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.

Live Stronger Group Exercise Class

For Survivors of Cancer, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease

Physical exercise can help your body recover from cancer and stroke and possibly delay effects and manage symptoms from MS or Parkinson’s. Attending this class can help you work with physical changes you may be experiencing or trying to overcome. Be encouraged through this supportive group workout. All fitness levels welcome.

1st and 3rd Mondays at 11:00am

Starting August 3

Come and join us, get stronger, and fellowship!

Please contact Karen Martin for more information at 828.632.2232 or

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 are 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.

Youth Fit Class


This class is designed for youth – elementary age to middle school. This class will engage your child in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Combination or P.E. style workouts, as well as weight-bearing workouts, and cardio exercises will keep your child moving. Best of all, it’s free!

Mondays and Wednesdays


Come join the fun!

King of the Hill 5K & 10K

The Stokes Family YMCA invites you to the 16th Annual King of the Hill 5K Run/Walk and new 10K on September 12, 2015.

The YMCA will provide a safe, quality event to accommodate the serious competitor as well as athletes of all levels. Proceeds will benefit LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program. Click here to read more about LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA.


Click here to register online, or you can register at the Y.


5K Run/Walk: $25 through September 11, $30 on race day

10K Run/Walk: $30 through September 11, $35 on race day

Shirts are guaranteed to the first 300 participants who register by August 28. Online registration ends Thursday, September 10 at 6:00pm

Race day schedule

7:00am: Registration/Packet Pick-up

7:30am: 10K race begins

7:45am: 5K race begins

Awards Ceremony immediately following completion of 10K.

Race Packets are available for early pick-up the day before (Friday, September 11) from 2-6pm at the Stokes Family YMCA. Childcare available 7:15-11:00am the day of the race.

Click here to see the King of the Hill routes.


Trophies awarded to the Top 3 Male/Female Overall and Top Male/Female in each of the following categories: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Apple Festival 5k Race

Mark your calendar for the oldest race in Alexander county!

5k Road Race on certified course with Chip Timing/1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Fun Run at 8:00am

5K Race at 8:30am

Registration Dates Cost
1 Mile Fun Run Ages 12 & under August 1-October 17 $12 Guaranteed shirt through October 4
5k Race Ages 12 & under August 1-October 4 $15 Guaranteed shirt
5k Race Ages 13 & older August 1-October 4 $20 Guaranteed shirt
5k Race Ages 12 & under October 5-October 17 $15 No shirt guarantee
5k Race Ages 13 & older October 5-October 17 $25 No shirt guarantee

Race Day registration will be from 7:00-8:00am

To register, click here or click here for the registration form!

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 location directions

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup: Friday, October 16 from 2:00 to 6:00pm at the YMCA

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


Click here for the Results and Click here for photos!

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

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

Cheer Camp

We’ve got spirit!

Guaranteed to be a blast, this camp combines dance moves and hand motion skills. You will learn basic stunts, using skills learned as a basis for trying out for school teams. Come and meet new friends and build confidence. Go Team!!!


Grades rising K through 8th


Monday through Thursday, August 3-6, 1:00-4:00pm


Alexander County Family YMCA


Jeff Austin and Destiny Sipe


Register from now through July 24: $35 per person (Guaranteed a shirt)
Register from July 24-August 3: $40 per person (No shirt guaranteed)


Comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, snack and drink.

Register by July 24 to avoid a $5 late fee.

Must have a minimum 12 registered to hold camp, so grab your friends! For more information, contact the Alexander County Family YMCA at 828.632.9699.

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.