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: 9:30am-1:00pm; 4:00-7:45pm
Address & Phone
260 Black Oak Ridge Road
Phone: (828) 632-9699
Join Our Board
WE NEED YOUR HELP
We know you love the Y and want to help make it stronger!
If you’re interested in learning how to help the Alexander County Family YMCA by serving on our board, please contact Blake Blakley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828.632.2232.
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
Come and join us, get stronger, and fellowship!
Please contact Karen Martin for more information at 828.632.2232 or email@example.com
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!
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
|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
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
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
For more information, contact the YMCA at 828-632-9699 or contact Karen Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Flag Football Tournament
ready, Set, Score
For players ages 18 and older. Coed teams are welcome. Games are 7 vs. 7 and there are up to 10 players allowed on a team.
Saturday, August 29
Open now. Registration deadline is August 21
T-shirts are guaranteed if registered by August 14.
$175 per team
Awards will be given to the winning team.
Questions? Please contact Christy Harrington at email@example.com or 828.632.9699
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
Turkey Trot 5K
Run a 5K on Turkey Day!
6th Annual Turkey Trot 5K
Start a new healthy holiday tradition with your family this year and feed the hungry this holiday season! We challenge you to bring four pounds of food for our neighbors in need on race day and we’ll donate it to Hope Ministries Food Pantry.
November 26, 2015 at 8am
Anyone! Walkers, Joggers, Runners, Strollers, Beginners, and Athletes are welcome.
Wilkes Family YMCA Back Parking Lot
Register from September 1-October 15: $25
Register from October 16-November 26: $30
Registration starts September 1 at the Wilkes Family YMCA or Wilkes Express YMCA. Onsite registration will be from 6:30-7:30am on race morning.
Click here to download the registration form. Online registration coming soon.
**Please Note** Participants registered on or before October 15 are guaranteed a t shirt! NO shirts will be ordered for anyone not registered by October 15.
For more info, please contact Heather Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Road Runners Youth Running Group
Develop a life-long love for running in this 6-week program for children ages 5 and up. Meet new friends, learn to run in a group, and build confidence as you set a goal to run the Apple Festival 5K race on October 17. Support physical activity with healthy habits and nutrition information in this fostering environment with caring coaches and friendly teammates.
Who: Boys and girls ages 6 and up who are interested in running
When: Practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, starts September 8 and runs through October 17
Where: Alexander County Family YMCA walking track and Matheson Park
Cost: $20 per Y member, $25 per potential member. Race will be an additional charge.
Instructors: Marissa Cooper and Gary Walker. Marissa and Gary are both Boston Marathon qualifiers. Marissa has ten plus years of running experience. Gary has completed 41 marathons.
Registration begins August 1, register by August 31 to avoid a $5 late registration fee. For more information, contact the Alexander County Family YMCA at 828-632-9699.