The Gaston County Family YMCA is always on the go, and we love members and volunteers to join us.

Throughout the year, YMCAs have opportunities for family events, races, walks, volunteer projects, special holiday events and more.

Volunteers are always needed! If you are interested in volunteering please contact Susan Blanton at sblanton@gastonymca.org or 704.865.8551.


The Burn: Labor Day 5K

Available at: Central,  South Gaston

Join us for the 4th Annual YMCA Labor Day 5K: The Burn! Monday, September 4th@ 8:00am Accept the challenge this Labor Day, September 4th, by taking on the Tower Trail at Crowders Mountain State Park. This up and back race will begin at 8:00 am at the Linwood Road access and follow the winding gravel road…

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ChristmasTown 5K

Available at: Pharr


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The Gaston Cup

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Run with Purpose The 5th Annual Gaston Cup  focuses on corporate health and wellness. The Gaston Cup Series provides businesses with a long-term initiative that helps establish healthy lifestyle changes for their employees. Micro, Small, Medium, and Large businesses complete in a series of run/walk races throughout the year (and a few special events). The business with…

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