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

Apple Festival 5k Race

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

When

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:30 am

Who is the race for

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

Where

Matheson Park, click here for a map of the park

Click here for race route directions

Registration

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 k.martin@ymcanwnc.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

September 27

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

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
Timing

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

Cost

$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!

When?

Mondays at 12:15pm and 4:15pm

Where?

Studio A/B

Cost?

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!

When

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

What

400 Yard swim
16 Mile bike
5K run

Where

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

Results

Click here for the 2014 results!

Want to help?

Please contact Karen Martin, Wellness Director at 828.632.9699 or k.martin@ymcanwnc.org


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

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.