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Welcome to the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA

Join us at the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA, conveniently located near downtown Winston-Salem and in the historic West End Neighborhood! We offer a wide range of youth development programs in camps and youth sports. We have an extensive collection of aquatic programs, group exercise options, personal training, and several spaces dedicated to your fitness needs. We also have classes dedicated to SilverSneakers® members.

We're Hiring!

We have full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions available in multiple departments in branches across the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina.

Your William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA

Teen Referral Memberships

In a world full of isolation and unrest, it is more important than ever that we keep our young people engaged in positive experiences in healthy, safe environments. Our new initiative offers eligible young people ages 12-18 years old in our communities a free membership to access the Y’s fitness facilities, basketball courts, swimming pools, and so much more.

Teen Talk Series - Let's Talk: This is America

We will host Teen Talks throughout the year in partnership with community organizations on hot topics for middle and high school students based on feedback from teens in our programs and communities we serve.

YMCA Summer Exploration Academy is open for registration

YMCA camps offer kids a chance to explore places, activities and ideas outside their normal lives. Parents have trusted YMCA camps for generations because they help foster leadership, self-confidence, and deepen respect for the environments and communities we live in. No matter what your background or summer schedule, there’s a place for your kids at a Y camp.

Branch Amenities

This YMCA offers numerous programs and services dedicated to building healthy, confident, and connected children, adults, and families.

Wellness Center
Indoor Lap Pool
Indoor Recreation Pool
Training Center
Summer Exploration Academy
Before and After School Academy
Kids Zone
Youth Sports
Group Exercise Classes
Personal Training
Basketball Courts
Racquetball Courts
Squash Courts
Indoor Track
Adaptive programs
Locker Rooms
Sauna
Whirlpool

The Latest from the William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA

YMCA Ukraine
Our Mission and Impact

Crisis in Ukraine Hits Close to Home for YMCA of NWNC

The Y Association has had a partnership with YMCA Ukraine for nearly 30 years; hopes to generate local support, aid for Ukrainians. WINSTON-SALEM — The invasion by Russian forces into Ukraine and the damage it has caused hits close to home for many at the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, as the organization has had a longstanding connection with YMCA Ukraine for near
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Support the Y

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. You can help kids learn, grow and thrive, as well as ensure no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay. Donations provide financial assistance to make Y programs available to everyone in our community.

Every gift makes a difference. Everyone has a role to play. Together, we can do so much more.