37th Annual Mistletoe Run – VIRTUAL this year!
We’re Keeping the Tradition Alive and Going Virtual Pick your race. Pick your date. Pick your course. The Mistletoe Half Marathon, 5K, and Fun Run is going virtual for 2020! While this is not a route any of us would like to have to take, we are grateful that it is a route that allows
$0 Joining Fee + $50 Y Cash for a Limited Time
Get healthy at the Y. Stay healthy at the Y! Clean and sanitized facilities Physically distanced equipment and classes Numerous locations across Northwest North Carolina More pool and gym space Hundreds of popular group exercise classes, state-of-the-art training centers with personal training and boot camps Reserve your favorite classes online Use your $50 Y Cash
Our New and Improved Member Reservation System is Here!
OUR NEW AND IMPROVED SYSTEM IS HERE! You may now start to use it to reserve group exercise classes, water fitness classes, open swim, lap lanes and pickleball courts. Registration still opens 24 hours prior to each class/lane. The first time you use the new system it’ll ask you to register using your name, email address, and password
COVID-19 Safety Procedures
We can’t wait to see you again in person at the YMCA! Over the last few months, we’ve been consulting with state and local health officials to ensure that we can offer an enjoyable, safe experience at the Y. For your safety and the safety of our staff, we have implemented new guidelines and safety precautions
E-Learning Academy – Registration Open!
REGISTRATION OPEN We are pleased to offer a distinctive, whole-student learning approach for K-12 students impacted by COVID-19. The E-Learning Academy will take place in multiple area YMCA facilities and has been designed to support the online education and instruction your student will receive from school this fall. The YMCA E-Learning Academy features: Safe, WiFi-connected
YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Repurposes Facilities and Staff to Support Community during Coronavirus Pandemic
(April 14, 2020) WINSTON-SALEM — Thanks to the generosity of members and supporters, many YMCAs across North Carolina have repurposed buildings and staff to support critical community needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Honoring the recommendations of Gov. Roy Cooper and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, the 25 independent YMCA associations that make
YMCA Summer Learning Academy 2019 Results
Every child deserves the opportunity to learn and stay on track academically The YMCA’s Summer Learning Academies (SLAs) give students from Title-I schools an opportunity to learn and have fun in a structured environment — and help students from falling behind academically during the break from school. The program is focused on fighting what is
Healthy Weight and Your Child: Empowering Families to Live Healthier
Beginning in early September, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will offer a program to help combat a major health problem among our youth — childhood obesity. The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina is a community partner in addressing the needs and issues facing our community, such as the epidemic of obesity in our youth.
Association Spotlight: Lisa Beard
Lisa Beard has worked at the Wilkes Family YMCA for almost 7 years and is the Associate Engagement Director for Group Ex. And since then, she has become an integral part to the branch. She first got involved with the Y in Charlotte and was drawn in by the child care services. “The free child
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