Kernersville Family YMCA

The Kernersville Family YMCA serves the entire family through youth development programs, healthy living and social responsibility initiatives, such as the Bright Beginnings program to provide a special back-to-school shopping experience for local students. Explore your aquatic interest with swim lessons, have fun at day camp or on a youth sports team, or reach your wellness goals with group exercise classes.

Click here to check out our program guide. 

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Thurs: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Friday: 5:00am – 8:30pm
Saturday: 7:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
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Child Watch Hours:

Ages: 6 weeks-5 years old
Mon – Saturday: 8:30am-12:30pm
Mon – Thurs: 5:00-8:00pm

Y Kids’ Club
Ages: 5 (optional) 6-11 years old
Monday-Thursday: 5:00-8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30am-12:30pm
(Scheduled Forsyth County Schools Out of School Days 8:30am-12:30pm)
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Address & Phone

1113 W Mountain St
Kernersville NC 27284
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Phone: (336) 996-2231
Fax: (336) 996-8605
Email: John Jonczak

Bible Study

Looking for inspiration? Craving more spiritual fulfillment in your life? Join us for volunteer-led weekly Bible Studies.

For more information on days and times, please contact Rosemary Suess, Executive Vice President, at 336.996.2231 x6405 or


Get on Your Weigh!

New and Improved!

Move It   Use It   Lose It

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

Your registration includes:

  • Workouts twice a week
  • “Weigh-in” sessions including measurements and BMI calculations
  • Weekly Nutrition information
  • Get on Your Weigh T-shirt
  • LOTS of team and coach support
1st place winner receives a 3-month adult membership!

Must have permission from a Physician to participate.

Registration forms are at the Welcome Desk.

Fees: $125 member, $190 potential member

Kickoff is September 8 at 6:00 pm!

Click here for the Registration Form.

Additional Information

Layout of the program: Participants will be put into a group of 6 to 8 people depending on when they are available. Workout times for the week will be discussed and decided upon during the kickoff meeting. They will meet the same times every week. As part of their team, they can participate in 2 team challenges throughout the program. Participants receive a Y membership through the duration of the 8-week program. Participants will be weighed in once a week and will spend 30 minutes one day a week of their schedule time on nutrition information.

Where the class meets: Kick-off meeting on Monday, September 8 at 6 pm in the Red Room. From there, the groups will meet in different locations depending on what the instructor tells them.

How long is the class?  60 minutes, 2 nights a week in duration for 8 weeks. One night will be 30 minutes of nutrition information and a question/answer session and 30 minute workout. The second night will be a full hour of workout.

Upcoming Training for Volunteer ESL Tutors

Do you love to learn and help others learn? Do you have 3 hours a week to volunteer? Help an adult learn English as a second language!

We provide training, materials, and on-going support. We will match you with a learner whose schedule fits yours – and you can meet at one of our tutoring rooms (Robinhood Road Family YMCA, Fulton Family YMCA, Winston Lake Family YMCA, William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA) or at a public library. Volunteers meet 3 hours each week with a learner. No Spanish necessary! We have learners from over 20 countries, including China, Korea, Burma, Vietnam, Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, Ecuador…some are just beginners and some have studied English for years and just need help with conversation and pronunciation.

Please contact us to reserve your spot in  one of the following 8-hour training sessions:

Session 1: Monday, August 25; Wednesday, August 27; and Wednesday, September 3
6-8:30pm at Robinhood Road Family YMCA

Session 2: Monday, September 15; Tuesday, September 16; and Thursday, September 18
9am-12pm at Robinhood Road Family YMCA

Session 3: Monday, October 20; Tuesday, October 21; and Wednesday, October 22
9am-12pm at Robinhood Road Family YMCA

Please contact Julie about possible additional evening sessions in September or October.

More information at

Questions? Please contact Julie Weber at 336.727.9850 or

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.

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.