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YMCA Honors Darle Shouse as Red Triangle Inductee

Shouse Receives Highest Honor Given to YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Volunteers Winston-Salem (2021) – The YMCA has meant something to Darle Shouse for a long time.  Born and raised in Rural Hall, when given the chance to swim Darle would take the bus to the Spruce Street YMCA in downtown Winston-Salem to swim. It’s


Virtual Y Launches as an Added Benefit for Y Members

WINSTON-SALEM — The Y is now available for members anytime and anywhere! Virtual YMCA is now accessible through the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina’s website and mobile app.  Members can now have exclusive access to on demand and live group exercise classes at no additional cost. “This past year has shown us that having a


Face Coverings No Longer Required for Fully Vaccinated Members at the Y After Governor’s Executive Order

Face coverings are still required in childcare and camp settings, according to the executive order (May 14, 2021) WINSTON-SALEM — The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will no longer require face coverings for members who have been fully vaccinated, following Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order on Friday. The change will go into effect immediately at


Our New and Improved Mobile App is Here!

Did you hear? The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina just launched a brand new mobile app that helps our wellness community stay active and healthy at the Y and at home! Download our app and enjoy access to: Find and reserve your spot in group exercise classes and the pool Set goals and track your


The Y Helps Children Learn to be Safe Around Water

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina increases availability of water safety and swim lessons in underserved communities WINSTON-SALEM – As part of the Y’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep kids safe in and around the water, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will provide scholarships for swim instruction and water safety to children


More Hours, More Services For You

Current Operating Hours For Our Locations Alexander County Family YMCAMonday-Thursday 5:00am-1:00pm and 4:00-8:00pmFriday 5:00am-1:00pm and 4:00-6:00pmSaturday 8:00am-12:00pm   Stokes Family YMCAMonday-Friday 5:00am-8:00pmSaturday 8:00am-1:00pm Davie Family YMCAMonday-Friday 5:00am-2:00pm and 4:00-8:00pmSaturday 8:00am-1:00pm   William G. White, Jr. Family YMCAMonday-Thursday 5:00am-9:00pmFriday 5:00am-8:00pmSaturday 7:00am-5:00pmSunday 12:00-5:00pm Jerry Long Family YMCAMonday-Thursday 5:00am-9:00pmFriday 5:00am-8:00pmSaturday 7:00am-5:00pmSunday 12:00-5:00pm   Wilkes Express YMCAMonday-Friday 7:00am-1:00pm Kernersville


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


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