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
Child Watch Hours:
Ages: 6 wks - 11 years
Monday – Thursday: 9am-1pm; 4-8pm
Address & Phone
260 Black Oak Ridge Road
Phone: (828) 632-9699
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Race Events
Hiddenite Festival Road Race
The Hiddenite Festival Road Race is being held in conjunction with the Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts. The Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts is a wonderful event with crafts, food, and entertainment held annually in September in Alexander County. Click here for more information.
5K, 10K and Half Marathon
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.
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.
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
Free to members, $5 for potential members
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
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 email@example.com
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 strategicreflections.com. 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
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).