The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina serves Alexander, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Yadkin & Wilkes Counties. We have a passion for serving people of all ages, races and religions. We also offer financial assistance to those who otherwise cannot afford programs, services or membership fees at any of our locations.
Our mission: “Helping people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body.”
Areas of Focus: Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility
What's Happening at the Y
uFit is a program that provides you with an easy-to-follow plan and cutting edge fitness tools. You will not be alone in this process. Our highly trained staff will help you set attainable goals and will provide the ongoing support necessary for your success.
A positive outlook doesn’t always translate to action unless without setting manageable goals and leaning on the support of health and wellness communities. Here are five tips the Y recommends to help make a healthy New Year’s resolution stick.
Branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina are offering a membership joining special to jump start healthy New Year’s resolutions. New members can join the Y for only $1 December 26 through January 1. After the 1st, members pay the joining fee based on the calendar date. For example, the joining fee on January 2 is $2 and increases each day to $31 on January 31, the last day of the special offer.
The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina and CareNet Counseling, an affiliate of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, announced today a new partnership to help make health in spirit, mind, and body more available to all.
We want to share Y Member Gary Bennett’s story: “It wasn’t until three years ago that I begin to make lifestyle changes that had a serious impact on my health and overall well-being. I attended my first Metabolic Group Exercise Class (ME) and knew that I had found something special…”
Recently, one of our Adventure Guide Tribes, Nosh Sitsi, helped to adopt a family in need for the holidays.
Jocelyn (Jay) and Jim Hamby are both cancer survivors. Before getting involved with the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program, they were struggling to get back on their feet. The couple heard about the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA and scheduled an appointment to learn more. The Y instructors knew immediately that the program would be a great fit and encouraged them to join. That decision has improved both their physical health and their state of mind.
Dr. Don Graham knew exactly what a prediabetes diagnosis could mean for his future. “I was shocked – it was an eye opener,” says Don, age 53, a Pulmonologist at Surry Medical Specialists. Hearing that he was pre-diabetic triggered a major lifestyle change including joining the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program.
In the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a trained lifestyle coach introduces topics in a supportive, small-group environment and encourages participants as they explore how healthy eating, physical activity and behavior changes can benefit their health.