YMCA Gears Up for the Best Summer Ever™

(May 2018) —The countdown to summer is on and kids aren’t the only ones looking forward to the summer months. YMCAs across Northwest North Carolina are getting ready for programming and activities that stimulate both mind and body, in an effort to help children have an amazing summer. “It’s important that children both play and

Thank you WS/FC School Administrators!

Thank you Winston Salem Forsyth County School Administrators for another successful year in partnership with the YMCA of North Carolina/Child Care Services Branch. We value your collaboration to ensure success and equity for all children in Forsyth County. We look forward to more years of collaboration!

YMCA Honors Linda Wood As Red Triangle Inductee

Wood Receives Highest Honor Given to YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Volunteers; Adult and Youth Volunteers of the Year Also Honored Winston-Salem, NC (2018) – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina is pleased to induct Linda Wood into the Red Triangle Society. The Red Triangle Society was established in 2002 and induction into the Society

Keeping Every Child Safe

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and YMCAs are helping to raise awareness of the need for everyone to play their role in preventing child abuse. Our Y serves thousands of children through youth development in aquatics and youth sports, day and overnight camps, child care, as well as membership and family programming. We believe

YMCA Executive Appointed to North Carolina Childcare Commission

The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that Kim McClure has been appointed to the North Carolina Child Care Commission. The NC Child Care Commission is made up of seventeen members: seven appointed by the Governor, five by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and five by the President Pro Tempore of the

YMCA Helps Children Learn to Be Safe Around Water

YMCA increases availability of water safety and swim lessons in under-served communities As part of the Y’s commitment to reduce drowning rates and keep kids safe in and around the water, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina will provide scholarships for swim instruction and water safety to children from under-served communities. There are several participating

Take Action to Improve Heart Health with our new Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

If you are living with high blood pressure, taking action to keep it well-controlled will minimize your risk for complications like stroke, heart attack, and even death. High blood pressure, which makes the heart work harder than it should with each beat, is especially dangerous because it often has no warning signs and usually lasts

Golf to Give Back

22nd Annual YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Golf Tournament Tuesday, August 2, 2018 Bermuda Run Golf Course 1pm Shotgun Start Gather your team for a day of golf, fun, and fellowship for a good cause! Your participation will benefit Y programs that strengthen our community. Click here for the team entry form. Entries must be

The YMCA Encourages Focus on Diabetes Prevention

As the prediabetes rate continues to rise, few local residents know they are at risk YMCAs across North Carolina are encouraging residents to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. November is American Diabetes Awareness month and the Y is working to educate the community to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their

YMCA Of Northwest North Carolina Announces Stan Law As New President and Chief Executive Officer

Winston-Salem, NC (March 13, 2017) – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that Stan Law will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1. He will succeed Curt Hazelbaker, who left to serve in the same capacity at the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas in January. Law is the first African American