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YMCA of NWNC Announces Darryl Head as New President and CEO

We are thrilled to announce Darryl Head as our new President and Chief Executive Officer!

Selected by the Y's Board of Directors, after an extensive six-month national search, Head is currently serving as the interim leader for the organization.

Teen Referral Memberships

In a world full of isolation and unrest, it is more important than ever that we keep our young people engaged in positive experiences in healthy, safe environments. Our new initiative offers eligible young people ages 12-18 years old in our communities a FREE membership to access the Y’s fitness facilities, basketball courts, swimming pools, and so much more.

Find Your Reason to Give. Find Your Y.

As our community continues to recover from the pandemic, the YMCA of NWNC continues to help our neighbors where the help is needed most. Thanks to generous donors and local partnerships, the Y is able to send kids to camp for an unforgettable experience, give families peace of mind knowing their kids are in a safe place with positive role models, and members can come to a space where they can focus on their overall wellbeing. 

Community Impact

We're proud to serve the people of Northwest North Carolina. In 2021, we demonstrated that the Y is a safe place for all in our community to come focus on their health — physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

2089
Youth had a safe place to go outside of school hours.
1000
Meals & snacks were given during out of school activities.
1157408
Dollars in scholarships given for membership and programs.

Membership Means More at the Y

All YMCA of Northwest North Carolina members have access to all of our locations and programs. With membership at one branch, you can enjoy full access and amenities at each of our 12 locations.
State-of-the-art fitness equipment
Members have access to quality equipment to help them meet their wellness needs — from cardio training to strength and conditioning, and everything in between.
Pools and exercise facilities
We have 12 branches across a seven county area, with multiple pools (indoor and outdoor!), basketball, racquetball and pickleball courts, training centers, saunas, and much more!
Free group exercise classes
Members get free access to hundreds of group exercise classes including Hot Yoga, numerous Les Mills classes like Body Pump and Body Flow, classes geared towards our Active Older Adults, water fitness classes, and more. Plus, our Virtual Y classes - online classes you can take in the comfort of your home!
Free childcare for members
Members with household memberships can bring their kids to our free Kids Zone (formerly called Child Watch) where we supervise children while parents are at the Y. Kids will play, learn and make friends!

 

 

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How Can You Help?

The YMCA has a mission of helping all people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body. We also strive to turn no one away due to an inability to pay a program or membership fee. Our goal is to serve as many people in the community as possible that can benefit from our services. We can’t do that without your help.

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