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STANLY COUNTY FAMILY YMCA LOCKER ROOM POLICY - Please be aware of the Stanly County Family YMCA locker room policy. Read More 

EXCITING NEW OUTREACH PROGRAM ANNOUNCED FOR SUMMER - The Stanly County Family YMCA will be providing a NEW outreach program to the Amhurst Community this summer. Read, Feed, and Lead will be offered to children in the Amhurst Community free of charge this summer. The Y will be in the Amhurst Garden daily to provide reading opportunities to the kids, serve lunch, and lead a physical activity/game. Thank you to the Albemarle Rotary Club for sponsoring this program. Volunteer opportunities are available. Contact Kelley Bigger for more information.

NORWOOD SUMMER DAY CAMP ANNOUNCED ... The Y is partnering with the Town of Norwood to offer seven weeks of Half Day Summer Day Camp to be held in Norwood. Participants will be dropped off at the Norwood Elementary School Gym in the morning. On Thursdays, campers will be transported to the Y for swimming and other activities. Lunch and morning snack will be provided daily.  30 spaces available ... register soon at the Y. Information available at the Y and the Town of Norwood. 

FIND THE PERFECT SUMMER DAY CAMP FOR YOUR CHILDIt is time to make plans for your child to attend the BEST Summer Day Camp in the area! Registration is currently open for the Y Summer Day Camp as well as several Specialty Camps. Ranked the #1 Summer Day Camp in Stanly County for the past 7 years, we want to be your choice for your child. 


Group Exercise Classes

N=No Impact  L=Low Impact HI=High Impact M=Moderate

BODY SCULPTING:  Participants use hand weights and resistance trubing to engage all major muscle groups.  N

BUNNS - N- GUNNS: 40 minutes of strength training for the arms and glutes.  N

CARDIO COMBO:  Traditional aerobics combined with strength training. HI

CIRCUIT TONING: 45 minutes of a supervised total body strength training class using selectorized equipment.  Class meets on the 3rd floor. N

CYCLE-X: Join a group instructor for a virtual cycling experience using stationary bikes.  Class will also incorporate the use of hand weights to engage all major muscle groups. N

CYCLE/ABS: A combination of 45 minutes of cardio activity on stationary bike and 15 minutes of abdominal training on the exercise mats. N

CYCLING:  A virtual cycling experinece led by a group instructor using stationary bikes.  Participants pedal through speed and resistance workout.  N

CYCLE/ABS: Combination of 45 minutes of cycling and 15 minutes of ab work. N

EXTREME PERSONAL TRAINING (XPT): Personal training in a group exercise format.  This 30 minute class will take you through strength training with a cardio twist.  Not recommended to anyone new to strength training.  HI

FLEX-N-STRETCH: 30 minute class devoted entirely to a total body stretch.  Participants are encouraged to warm up prior to class.  Designed for all levels.  N

Older Adult

LINE DANCING: One hour fun filled workout filled with a variety of line dances.  Designed to be easy on the joints.  L

LITE-N-EASY: Low impact aerobics class designed for the beginner exerciser or members interested in a complete but less intense exercise experience.  L

PILATES:  A variety of stretching and strengthening exercises designed for all levels of fitness. N

POWER SCULPT: Group strength training class designed to challenge all major muscle groups in one hour.  N

STEP BASIC:  High intensity step class.  Recommended for beginners to advanced participants.  HI

TRX: Total Resistance eXercise - Total body workout incorporating the use of suspension straps and your body weight.  This 45 minute class will offer cadio, strength, and flexibility components. M

YOGA:  Yoga means union of spirit, mind, and body.  In this class you will utilize breathing techniques to calm the mind, poses to build strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration.  N

RESTORATIVE YOGA: A quiet practice that will guide you through postures that will help improve joint flexibility and range of motion. N

YIN-YASA: 60 minute class that incorporates a dynamic Vinyasa yoga flow followed by a deep release Yin flow.  Gain strength, improve flexibility and decompress with this yoga. N


ZUMBA:  A dance based aerbics class utilizing Latin and international music and moves to motivate participants in a dance party class environment.  M

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our Open Door Scholarship Program for financial assistance.