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

» YMCA of Northwest North Carolina names Norm Potter Chief Volunteer Officer

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced Norm Potter will serve as Chief Volunteer Officer and Board Chair during the 2015-2016 term. Norm is a long-standing Y volunteer and Vice President, Development & Alumni Affairs, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.


» Red Triangle Society Inductee: Jim Smoak

The Red Triangle Society was established in 2002 and induction into the Society is the highest honor a Y volunteer can receive. Recipients demonstrate long-term and significant commitment, enthusiasm and dedication to the YMCA mission. The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina is pleased to induct Jim Smoak into the Red Triangle Society.


» YMCA Camp Hanes and Summer Day Camp Registration Now Open

Whether your child is looking to make new friends, improve sports skills, learn to shoot a bow and arrow or just have a great time, the Y has the answer. We also combine fun and adventure with age-appropriate, camper-centered programs which incorporate new skills and group activities, all in a safe environment.


» YMCA Awarded $25,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Wells Fargo to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational activities in all 12 traditional summer day camps in 2015. The addition of a concentrated STEM component to traditional summer day camp is intended to help fight summer learning loss.


Mission Moments

  • Our latest inspirational story from the Yadkin Family YMCA comes from Ashlyn Byerly!

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  • Click here to read Yadkin Family YMCA Member Suzanne West’s story.

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  • Yadkin Family YMCA Member, Iowa Chapman, shares his story:
    That’s me when I started going to Yadkin Family YMCA in 2009. I’ve been going ever since, 3 to 6 times weekly. I wanted to be off all diabetic medications. I’m currently not taking any, the diabetes doctor said if I go 6 more months with a1c where it is, he will mark my diabetes as resolved!

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  • We want to share Yadkin Family YMCA Member Pamela Johnson’s story.

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