We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.
About the Fulton Family YMCA We are dedicated to building healthy and confident children, adults, families and communities.
Benefits from membership include access to wellness and aquatics facilities, a reduced rate on all programs, free adult group exercise classes, water aerobics, child watch services, volunteer opportunities, and much more. Learn more about membership at your local Y or on our website at ymcanwnc. org/membership.
The Y provides access to support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The Y has the long-standing relationship and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. Learn more at www.myfultonymca.org Mission Statement Our Mission: “Helping people reach their God-given potential in spirit, mind and body.” Our Cause The YMCA is a cause-driven organization working to build a strong community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Youth Development Nurturing the potential of every child and teen Healthy Living Improving our community’s health and well-being Social Responsibility Giving back and providing support to our neighbors Schedule & Registration This program guide provides an overview of youth development, wellness, and family life programs offered at the Fulton Family YMCA this spring and summer. For more information on pricing, registration dates or any other questions, please contact us. Fulton Family YMCA 385 West Hanes Mill Road Winston-Salem, NC 27105 P (336) 661-1093 www.myfultonymca.org Hours of Operation Mon-Thu 5:30am - 9:00pm Fri 5:30am - 7:30pm Sat 8:00am - 6:00pm Sun 1:00pm - 6:00pm Metro membership allows members to use all of the facilities at branches of the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina system (Alexander County, Barium Springs, Davie, Fulton, Jerry Long, Kernersville, Robinhood Road, Statesville, Stokes, Wells Fargo Express, Wilkes Express, William G. White, Jr., Winston Lake, Wilkes and Yadkin).
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Triad membership allows members to use all of the YMCAs of Northwest North Carolina branches and YMCAs of Greensboro, High Point, Alamance County, Rowan County, Eden, Western Rockingham, Tom A Finch (Thomasville) and J. Smith Young (Lexington).
Parents’ & Kids’ Night Out Enjoy a night out on the town while babies and kids ages 6 weeks to 14 years have a fun-filled evening with our lively and capable Y staff. Activities include an action-packed evening of swimming, pizza dinner, and games.
Membership Rates vary by age, number of individuals included, and branch location. Joining Fee is required for all new members joining the YMCA or current members who let their membership lapse for more than 30 days. Payment Options include invoice payments due semiannually or annually upon joining and bank draft membership fees are withdrawn from a checking, saving or credit card account each month.
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Financial Assistance is available so that no one is turned away from the Y due to the inability to pay. Pick up a form at the Y or download from our website. Guest Policy and Fees are available for guests who will temporarily use our facility. Members may bring unlimited guests as long as each guests come no more than 3 times in the same calendar year for free.
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Before and After School With a focus on safety, social growth, and academic enhancement, our licensed Before and After school programs serve Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Convenient and flexible, the Y program incorporates time for Devotion & Character Development, healthy snacks, Homework Time & Help, as well as fun activities like active games and arts & crafts.
YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Child Care Children are like sponges - they watch and absorb knowledge, skills and values from everything and everyone around them. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That’s why our Child Care, After school and Child Watch programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things, and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other. These services are free for Household and Adult with Dependent memberships and available while an adult is participating in a Y program.
Child Watch We offer free drop-in child care while mom or dad makes use of the Y. Enjoy peace of mind, while your child engages in playful activity with other children in a safe, supervised environment while you exercise or connect with others over shared interests.
It isn’t always about whether you win or lose, but what you learn in the process. In our sports programs, kids meet new friends, build athletic skills, develop life-long passions and achieve goals in a supportive environment with caring adults. Y sports programs focus on values, sportsmanship, and fun! Healthy Fit and Strong The free, 12-week physical activity and nutrition program helps families live healthier. Students participate in activities during recess at school and families enjoy one-hour nutrition lessons, and a free family night each week at the Y. Soccer League Learn communication and teamwork in a positive environment where every team member is important. Children ages 4-18 learn responsibility and dedication while improving soccer skills at all ability levels. Program is schedule-friendly with just one practice and one game per week. Flag Football With all the action and excitement of classic football, this program for kids ages 4-13 improves overall fitness, as well as strategic game planning in a dynamic sport environment. Weekly practices and games encourage kids to set and achieve personal and team-oriented goals. Youth Basketball League One of the most popular Y programs, our fast-paced league for kids age 5 to 18 includes weekly practices and games. Our supportive staff will help players grow personally as they strengthen skills and establish work ethic. Building friendships on and off the court, participants will learn how to read the game and the importance of working together as they gain confidence.
Cheerleading Attitude determines a lot in life and cheerleading is a great way to instill confidence and positivity in your young ones. Learn the basics of cheerleading and and cheer on flag football teams to victory!
Adult Swim Lessons This class is for any adult, ages 14 and up, ranging from beginner through advanced. A trained swim instructor works with you moving at your own pace, learning basic stroke development, and water safety. Classes are 45 minutes. Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons These sessions are designed to improve your swimming at your own pace and create a safe environment to build your comfort level in the water. Enjoy one-on-one instruction or pair up with a friend to work with one of our friendly certified swim instructors. Each session is 30 minutes.
HEALTHY LIVING Health, Well-being, & Fitness Personal Training Program Sometimes we all need an expert to help reach our full potential. Embrace a healthier lifestyle with a program designed especially for you! Our certified personal trainers focus on personal growth and are dedicated to your individual success. The Y also offers specialty and small group training sessions. Adult Co-ed Volleyball Connect over a shared love of a sport and desire to stay active. Feel what itâ€™s like to be part of a team again. This Volleyball League is broken into two divisions: Beginner and Intermediate. Matches will be played during the week, with each team competing in 2 matches and refereeing one match per night. Boot Camp Boot camps are a great way to kick-start your fitness goals or to break through a weight loss plateau. Certified trainers and experienced instructors utilize unique equipment and great work-outs to help you reach your potential and show you how far you can go when you push yourself.
Aquatics Make a splash with our four-week program that provides a critical life skill and love for this challenging sport. Classes range from water orientation classes to the more advanced technical and skill training. Introduce your children to the aquatic environment through games, songs, and aquatic activities in order to enhance physical, cognitive and social development. Parent/Child Swim Lessons This program provides an early water experience for children from 6 months to 3 years. Children progress from water adjustment activities through basic water skills. Program instruction is directed toward helping parents work with their children. One adult must accompany each child. Preschool Swim Lessons This class introduces children, ages 3 to 5, to their first experience swimming without a parent. It is a great way for kids to learn how to be independent and have fun in the pool. A trained swim instructor teaches this class using the YMCA core values. Children learn at their own pace moving through our four skill levels. Preschool swim levels are Pike, Eel, Ray, and Starfish. Youth Lessons This class consists of six levels, which focus on stroke development, water safety, personal growth, and fun. A trained swim instructor works with children, ages 6 to 14, at their own pace using the YMCA core values, building selfesteem, as well as self confidence through swimming.
TYDE Swim Team We believe in developing swimmers who are better prepared in life by being better prepared in the water. TYDE provides a comprehensive swim program ranging from non-competitive stroke development clinics to programs that regularly produce nationally-ranked competitors. We work with swimmers of all ages, abilities and competitive levels to carefully place each participant in a program that will allow them to grow and develop as both an individual and an athlete.
Group Fitness Try out some group fitness classes to find the right one for you! We offer traditional Group Fitness classes like cardio and strength training, as well as Zumba. All of these classes are free with membership and held in our 3 studios - Mind and Body, Group Fitness, and Cycle. Active Older Adults The Y is proud to offer a variety of programs committed to helping seniors maintain a healthy lifestyle and strengthen social ties. Participants in the program enjoy group outings, health education seminars, group fitness classes, volunteer opportunities and events designed to promote mental agility, good health and independence. Transformation Nation Triad What is standing between you and the version of yourself you want to be? Now is the time to transform yourself both inside and out. TNT includes free group training at the Y from personal trainers and wellness coaches, support from a team all working toward personal wellness goals, and expert information from nutritional and motivational speakers.
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