Health & Wellness

At the Kernersville Family YMCA, we offer a wide variety of Wellness programs from Personal Training to Group Exercises (including Group Cycling, Aerobics and Yoga & Pilates) and Specialty Programs.

Your Virtual YMCA

During these unprecedented times, we’re working to make sure you have wellness and fitness options available to you and your family at home. Just because we aren’t in the same room together doesn’t mean we can’t be here for each other, together. Click here to get started!

Boot Camps

Challenge yourself! Boot Camps are designed to give you the platform to push yourself and get the significant benefits that you deserve, which means increases in fitness, increases in strength, and decreases in body fat.

The only fitness level required to participate in a YMCA Boot Camp is the one you have right now! 4-5 weeks from the beginning of class it will be a whole new story!

Scroll down to see all of the Boot Camps available for registration!

LifeStyle 360: A Comprehensive Weight Loss Program

LifeStyle 360 will motivate and guide participants in their journey to establish healthy new habits that support sustainable weight loss. Participants receive routine communication and are highly encouraged in this small group setting to implement newly learned strategies that promote lifelong changes around managing their weight. Included in the program:

  • Individualized exercise plans and guided group workouts (3 days/week) to improve functional movement, balance, gain strength and stamina, and burn calories
  • Pre/Post assessments with FIT 3D Body Scanner ($50 value)
  • Weekly weigh-ins and goal check-ins
  • Biometric screenings at sessions 1, 12 and 24
  • Nutrition tips, healthy recipes and motivational emails provided weekly
  • Weekly food tracking reviewed by program trainer
  • Water bottle with time markets to promote hydration and motivate water intake
  • Reduced cost for Myzone heart rate tracker: $50 (a $25 savings)
  • Live virtual interactive cooking session with a certified teaching chef

Session Dates: May 1-June 30
Days/Time: 3 days/week (45-60 minutes per session)
Fee: $175 member rate/$225 potential member rate (can be broken into 2 monthly payments)

Offered regionally at YMCA locations

  • William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA
    • Mon/Wed/Fri 5:30-6:15pm (5:30-6:30pm on Mondays)
    • 05/03/21-06/30/21
  • Robinhood Road Family YMCA
    • Mon/Wed/Fri 12:15-1:00pm (12:15-1:15pm on Mondays)
    • 05/03/21-06/30/21
  • Kernersville Family YMCA
    • Mon/Wed/Fri 5:30-6:15pm (5:30-6:30pm on Mondays)
    • 05/03/21-06/30/21
  • Wilkes Express YMCA
    • Mon/Wed/Fri 12:00-12:45pm (12:00-1:00pm on Mondays)
    • 05/03/21-06/30/21
  • Jerry Long Family YMCA
    • Tue/Wed/Thur 6:00-6:45pm (6:00-7:00pm on Tuesdays)
    • 05/04/21-06/30/21

For program availability, registration and additional information please email Tim Gribble at

Personal Training

Here at the Kernersville Y, our personal trainers can help you with weight loss, body toning, sport specific training, injury prevention, and post rehabilitation. Plus, we can help you develop goals and work towards achieving your goals to build a healthier you! Get the results you’re looking for from one of our nationally certified trainers to create proven, powerful, and effective workouts through years of experience. Your trainer will be your source of motivation, encouragement, accountability, and a resource for the latest information.

We offer one-on-one training as well as small group training for you and up to 4 friends. No matter what your goal is, personal training can help you achieve it. Have it your way:

  • Seniors
  • Beginners and Teens
  • Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Sports Conditioning
  • Orthopedic Problems
  • Pre and Post-Natal Conditioning
  • Recovery from surgery or exiting physical therapy

Personal Training Rates & Packages

1 hour session: $50 Members/$70 Potential Members
4 one hour sessions: $190 Members/$270 Potential Members
8 one hour sessions: $375 Members/$525 Potential Members
12 one hour sessions: $550 Members/$770 Potential Members

1 half hour session: $40 Members/$50 Potential Members
4 half hour sessions: $150 Members/$190 Potential Members
8 half hour sessions: $300 Members/$375 Potential Members
12 half hour sessions: $440 Members/$550 Potential Members

Small Group Trainings (2-4 people)

1 hour group: $35 per member/$50 per potential member
4 group sessions: $130 per member/$190 per potential member
8 group sessions: $260 per member/$375 per potential member
12 group sessions: $385 per member/$550 per potential member

Click here for One on One Personal Training and click here for Small Group Personal Training. For more information about schedules, contact Erin Johnson at or 336 996 2231 x6402. Click here for a registration form.

Note: All Personal Trainers at the YMCA are employees of the YMCA. The YMCA does not allow non-employee Personal Trainers to provide services for our members.

Innovative Fitness Add-Ons

New Benefit Available Now! FIT 3D Body Scanner

The FIT 3D ProScanner is a total assessment platform that will transform your methodology to quickly analyze and monitor your body’s composition. In 40 seconds, FIT 3D’s state-of-the-art technology precisely captures your fitness progress, including:

  • Full Body 360° 3D Image
  • 400+ measurements
  • Posture analysis
  • Body composition
  • Body shape rating
  • Weight
  • Balance
  • Private Assessment Report via email

With the FIT 3D ProScanner, Y members can optimally set, meet, and exceed their fitness and wellness goals. Register and make an appointment at Member Services!

Member Cost: $25
5 scans: $100
8 scans: $175
12 scans: $250

Potential Member Cost: $50
5 scans: $150
8 scans: $225
12 scans: $300

Get a scan today! 3 locations: Jerry Long Family YMCA, Kernersville Family YMCA, Robinhood Road Family YMCA. Click here for more information on what to expect.

MyZone Activity Belt

Myzone tracks your heart rate, calories burned, and displays this information right on an iPhone or Android device. Everyone has different fitness zones that can change over time – Myzone accurately identifies, adapts, and rewards you for your effort – making you push harder and get the most out of every workout. All statistics are personalized to you, using your age, height, gender and weight to provide you an accurate way to track your workouts.

Now available at the Kernersville Family YMCA!

$75.00 Member Price
($149.99 Suggested Retail Price)

Be Healthy!

Senior Fitness Programs

Classes are held each week on land and in the water to meet every persons needs. Muscular strength and balance and improved range of motion will be achieved using light hand weights, small rubber balls, resistance bands, and chairs.

Stroke Recovery Program

Founded in 1999 by a recovering stroke survivor; Millennium Team uses fitness training to help stroke survivors regain their strength, balance, and control.  Millennium Team also works with those recovering from other physically disabling illnesses, such as:  TBI, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscular Atrophy.

Each client will work one-on-one with a Certified Personal Trainer.  All progress is recorded and tracked.  Each client’s program is re-evaluated as progress is achieved.  Exercise programs are designed to address each client’s specific situation, and may include (but are not limited to):  weight training, cardiovascular exercise, water exercise classes, stretching, balance, coordination, and range of motion exercises.

Training sessions are done at the Kernersville YMCA, allowing full access to all of the YMCAs fitness training resources.


$15 – $25 per 1 hour session

For more information please contact James Lyons (336) 682-7908, email at or visit or Ed Van Kuren (336) 406-6701, email at

Click here for our Notice of Privacy Practices/HIPAA.


Kernersville Specialty Group Trainings

2021 Elite Training Boot Camp

Boot Camp, Fitness / Wellness

Ages: 14 and above

Program Dates: May 1 2021 - Jun 30 2021

Member: $75.00

Non-Member: $100.00


Kernersville Specialty Group Trainings

2021-04 Specialty Group Training Drop-In

Boot Camp, Fitness / Wellness

Ages: 14 - 80

Program Dates: Apr 5 2021 - Apr 29 2021

Member: $10.00

Non-Member: $15.00

Online registration has ended, but in-house registration is still available. Visit the Kernersville Family YMCA for more information.

Kernersville Specialty Group Trainings

2021-05 Elite Training Bootcamp

Boot Camp, Fitness / Wellness

Ages: 14 and above

Program Dates: May 3 2021 - May 27 2021

Member: $75.00

Non-Member: $100.00

Online Registration Will Start on April 26.

Kernersville Specialty Group Trainings

2021-05 Specialty Group Training Drop-In

Boot Camp, Fitness / Wellness

Ages: 14 - 80

Program Dates: May 3 2021 - May 27 2021

Member: $10.00

Non-Member: $15.00

Online Registration Will Start on April 18.

LifeStyle 360: A Comprehensive Weight Loss Program

2021-05 MWF 5:30-6:30pm – Kernersville Location

Fitness / Wellness, Nutrition, Weight Mgmt

Ages: 18 - 110

Program Dates: May 3 2021 - Jun 30 2021

Member: $175.00

Non-Member: $225.00