Bring Christmas to Someone in Need With Our Angel Tree
This year we are partnering with Davie Domestic Services to bring Christmas to families in need. Our tree will have angels for individuals of all ages and needs. If you are interested in helping with this community outreach project, please stop by the tree after November 1 and grab an angel. Details and info are available in the lobby or speak with one of our Welcome Center staff.
Kids Night Out
We’re looking for children ages 4-12 to come and have some fun with us as we explore the night away. This evening is going to be packed with games, speedy coloring, dinner, swimming in the pool, and of course we are going to end our night with our famous treasure hunt in the dark. Don’t forget to pack your Pajamas for this fun night!!
Upcoming Dates coming soon
All are from 5:30-9:00 pm
Ages: 4-12 years
Cost: $15 members/$20 potential members
$5 late fee per child beginning after the Wednesday before the event. Late registration slots are limited due to child/counselor ratios, so register early!
Parents’ Time Out
Need some time to shop, run errands or just need a break? We are offering a fun, loving and safe environment for your child while you have time to yourself!
6 weeks- 11 years
Members: $10 per child
Potential Members: $15 per child
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
First come, first serve! Only 5 spots per day.
Looking for a place to share your talents and make a difference? The Davie Family YMCA has many opportunities for volunteers to share their passions while positively impacting the lives of people in our community. Fill out an application to share your talents today!
Camp and Before and After School Volunteers
Lead clinics (such as sewing, cooking, sports, book club, painting, etc.) with our Summer Campers; homework help with our After School students. Time Commitment: Varies
Child Watch Assistant
Assist holding babies and participating in activities with the children in Child Watch. Time Commitment: Varies
Assist with outdoor clean up days and special projects around the Y. Time Commitment: Varies
Special Events Assistant
Assist with special events in the community and at the Y, such as Group Exercise Launches, Underwater Easter Egg Hunt, KidsFest, Fall Carnival, Breakfast with Santa, and more. Time Commitment: During scheduled events throughout the year.
Positions include: practice assistants, game day assistants, field assistants (painting lines, etc.), coaches, referees and sports camp assistants. Time Commitment: Times vary based on seasons in the spring, summer, fall, and winter.
Meets members at the door with a smile and “have a great workout;” assists with sharing Y information and making coffee. Time Commitment: Most times available.
Participates in our Annual Giving Campaign sharing the story of the Y. Time Commitment: 5-10 hours, February through beginning of April.
The volunteer opportunities are not limited to those listed above. Please share your talent with us. Feel free to visit the Welcome Center to fill out your volunteer application today. Thank you for your interest in making a difference.
Planning Your Child’s Birthday Party Without The Stress
For some parents planning a child’s birthday party can be a blast. while other moms and dads find the party process stressful and a chore. Sit back and enjoy pizza, games, swimming, laughter galore… and so much more!!! We are going to keep the kids movin’ and groovin’. Have your child take center stage and be the star of the day. Bring your camera and let us do the rest as you capture your Child’s special day.
Potential Members: $275
Add a climbing wall: $25
Ask for special discounts
What Do We Provide?
Party for 15 children decorated in your Child favorite theme.
Birthday boy/girl gets a present.
Pizza, drinks, plates, napkins, tablecloths and utensils.
1 hour in our Party Room, 45 minutes in the pool, 45 minutes in the gym/playground
One energetic party host to entertain the children with games from beginning to the end.
Not enough party time? Looking for something different? We can make adjustments to fit your needs.
The YMCA Literacy Initiative offers El Nido (“The Nest”), which is a family literacy program that takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8:30 pm at The Ledges Apartments Children’s Center on Anson Street in Winston-Salem (near the intersection of Peters Creek Parkway and Academy Street). El Nido provides book-based activities for children while their parents participate in ESL classes. Volunteers are welcome to help with activities for children or with ESL classes for their parents.
Julie Tomberlin, Literacy Program Director at (336) 727-9850
The YMCA has a long history of bringing parents and children together for life enriching experiences. This history has left a legacy of strengthened relationships and close bonds in many families and communities around the country. The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina has been a part of the Y-Indian Guide/Adventure Guides program for more than 30 years. Adventure Guides currently serves 20 tribes with over 400 participants in Forsyth, Stokes, Davie, Yadkin, and Wilkes Counties. Collectively, these tribes form the Adventure Guides Saura Nation.
The Adventure Guides Program aims to strengthen the bond between fathers and their children through activities that allow them to spend quality time together. Based on strong traditions of the Native American Culture including dignity, patience, endurance, spirituality, concern for the Earth and family values, these programs are tools that will help build memories that will last a lifetime.
Through Adventure Guides, the YMCA provides the following benefits to father and child:
- Foster companionship and understanding and set a foundation for positive, lifelong relationships between father and child
- Build a sense of self-esteem and personal worth
- Expand awareness of body, mind, and spirit
- Provide a framework to meet a mutual need of spending enjoyable, constructive, and quality time together
- Enhance the quality of family time
- Emphasize the vital role parents play in the growth and development of their children
- Offer an important and unique opportunity to develop & enjoy volunteer leadership skills
- Opportunity to meet other families with children the same age
For further information, please contact Amelia Johnson at 336.983.3131 or email at email@example.com.