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Donate a Backpack For a Child in Need and Join the YMCA for $0

Now through August 15, new members can join the Y for a $0 joining fee when they donate a new backpack. Branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina are collecting backpacks and school supplies to help students start the school year ready to learn. All supplies will be distributed through local nonprofit partners, schools,


Donate a Backpack For a Child in Need and Join the YMCA for $0

Now through August 15, new members can join the Y for a $0 joining fee when they donate a new backpack. Branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina are collecting backpacks and school supplies to help students start the school year ready to learn. All supplies will be distributed through local nonprofit partners, schools,


Golf to Give Back

23rd Annual YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Golf Tournament Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Bermuda Run Golf Course 12:30pm Shotgun Start Check in begins at 11:00am; lunch provided 11:30-12:15pm; dinner and awards ceremony at the clubhouse immediately following conclusion of play. Gather your team for a day of golf, fun, and fellowship for a good cause!


Time to Explore With Summer Exploration Academy/Day Camp

Welcome to Summer at the Y! There’s never a dull moment during Summer Exploration Academy/Day Camp at the Y!  Summer is a time for fun, but it’s also the perfect time for personal exploration through fun and exciting activities that engages both the mind and body! In addition to traditional summer activities, summers at the


YMCA Summer Learning Academy 2018 Results

We believe every child deserves to learn – regardless of their ability to pay. YMCA Summer Learning Academies (SLAs) give students from Title-I schools the  opportunity to stay on grade level while having a great time in a structured environment. The program is focused on fighting summer learning loss that can negatively impact students. Summer


Learning After the School Bell Rings: Before and After School Academy

A new school year is filled with potential—a chance to start new routines and habits, build new friendships and discover new possibilities and interests. It’s an exciting time for many kids, however—at the end of the school day, 1 in 5 children kids do not have someone to care for them after school, according to


Something for Every Swimmer with TYDE

The nationally-ranked TYDE Swim Team recently launched a new program structure. With the leadership of new head coach Bob Jennings the redesigned program is intended to better suit the needs of swimmers of all ages. “We saw a need to better target practice groups to meet the specific range of abilities and commitment levels among


YMCA Program Helps Refugee Women in Winston-Salem Start Businesses, Support Their Families

As seen in the Winston-Salem Journal, click here for the full article and pictures. Scissor snips filled the room at a Winston-Salem apartment complex as a group of refugee women put their creativity — and their new language skills — to the test. From yoga mat bags to paper earrings, their crafts will be sold


Help Us Keep You Safe And In the Know

Update your contact info and photo for a chance to win prizes! We need your information to ensure all members, especially children, are safe in our Ys at all times. We will also keep you in the loop with what’s happening at the Y. We never email more than a couple times a month and


1 year after tornado: Gift of $1 million will help with rebuilding of YMCA’s Camp Hanes

As seen in the Winston-Salem Journal, click here for the full article and pictures. One year ago today, a tornado with 125 mph winds tore through Camp Hanes, uprooting some 12,000 trees, shredding buildings, and tossing 5,000-pound heating and air-conditioning units into the air. The storm caused $1.5 million in damages at the YMCA of