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
Child Watch Hours:
Y Kids’ Club
Address & Phone
1113 W Mountain St
Phone: (336) 996-2231
Program Area Updates & Closings
During the next few weeks the Kernersville Family YMCA will be updating a few of our program areas. While these areas are being updated, you are welcome to use another YMCA in our association free of charge.
September 2-7: Program pool, Hot Tub, Sauna, and Steam Room are closed
September 15-21: North gym and Racquetball courts are closed
September 22-28: South Gym and Aerobic Studio are closed
A Big, Bright Thank You!
We would like to thank all of our volunteers for helping us at our Bright Beginnings event on Saturday, August 16.
Because of you, 157 children will start this school year off with a bright beginning, with new clothes and school supplies!
We would also like to thank our sponsors: Fidelity Bank, Piedmont Federal, Katz Wellness, 1-Stop, Main Street Baptist, McDonalds of Walkertown, Reynolda Church, The Bridge and Target. We could not have done this without any of you!!!!!
King of the Hill 5K & 10K
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.
5K Run/Walk: $20/members, $25/potential members, $30/race day for everyone
10K Run/Walk: $25/members, $30/potential members, $35/race day for everyone
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 12) 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.
More details coming soon
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 www.ymcanwnc.org/literacy/
Questions? Please contact Julie Weber at 336.727.9850 or firstname.lastname@example.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.