Memorial Day, Monday, May 28

Posted By On Monday, May 21st, 2018



Founder’s Day June 6

Posted By On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

On June 6, the YMCA marks its 174th anniversary. This global organization began with a simple but powerful idea to help people build healthier, happier lives. Today, the YMCA is one of the world’s largest volunteer organizations known for helping people of every background reach their potential. YMCA - A GLOBAL MOVEMENT From ...


Lexington Aquatic Park will be opening soon!

Posted By On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Lexington Aquatic Park (outdoor swimming pool) The “Lexington Aquatic Park” outdoor swimming pool, operated by the J. Smith Young YMCA, will begin operation on Memorial Day weekend. The pool will operate weekends only until school is out, when it will begin normal operating hours. Lexington Aquatic Park has a maximum occupancy ...


Read Dr. Ray Howell’s column describing the J. Smith Young as the Heartbeat of Lexington

Posted By On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Posted in The Dispatch on Apr 20, 2018    By Ray N. Howell III Where would you think the heart of our fair city is found? Is it the Square with the monuments and the majestic Old Courthouse? Is it the business district with charming old buildings and inviting shops? Or would you say the ...


Summer Membership Special

Posted By On Monday, April 23rd, 2018



Move A Mile-A-Day Challenge

Posted By On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Click here for the challenge!


2018 Summer Sports Camps

Posted By On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Click here for more information.


2018-19 After School Registration

Posted By On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Registration for the 2018-19 school year is now open.  Click here for a registration form.  If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Shaw at 336-249-2177 or


Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit members

Posted By On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit Members Now is a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.  Regular visits to the YMCA can help you maintain your health. Visit the J. Smith Young YMCA 10 days or more and ...