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 TYDE and YWCA Sea Dragons Swim Teams Announce New Partnership

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina and YWCA of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County announced today a new aquatics partnership with the TYDE swim team.

» Golf to Give Back

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. Golf Tournament proceeds provide financial assistance to make Y programs available to everyone in our community. Gather your team for a day of golf, fun, fellowship and a good cause!

» YMCA Swim Programs Offer a Mix of Fun, Physical Activity and Safety

The YMCA of Northwest Carolina encourages children and parents to explore the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, meet new friends and develop confidence, while also learning safety skills that can save lives.

» YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Offers Summer Food Program to Help Kids Get Their ‘Fill of Fun’

In an effort to combat child hunger, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina offered a free Summer Food Program, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation and partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank. Combining food and fun, the program provides nutritious meals and snacks and fun learning enrichment activities to keep youth healthy, active and well-nourished all summer long. The program is open to kids ages 18 and under.

Mission Moments

  • By Stokes Member Martha Ferguson

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  • 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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