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The Y is community centered. For 125 years, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities. The Y brings people together. We connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs. The Y nurtures potential. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. The Y has local presence and national reach. We mobilize local communities to effect lasting and meaningful change.
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Y programs, activities and relationships teach and model Christian values—caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith are evident in all that we do.
At the Y, we are committed to strengthening community. 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.
Who We Are
The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
What We Do
The Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back by supporting our neighbors.
How We Do It
There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y. That’s because we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
Williams YMCA of Avery County is a Count On Me NC certified business.
Banner Elk, NC 1. Head south on NC-184 S/Shawneehaw Ave S toward Central Way SW Continue to follow NC-184 S 4.2 mi 2. Turn right onto NC-105 S 4.0 mi 3. Turn right onto NC-181 N/US-22