Welcome to the Carl Chavis Memorial Branch YMCA. Like the National Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The Carl Chavis Memorial Branch YMCA is named for the first African-American from High Point who lost his life in battle during World War II. The Carl Chavis YMCA is committed to providing the highest quality fitness programs available. We offer state-of-the-art equipment and a comprehensive approach to improving and maintaining your physical well-being. We offer a full range of activities and programs designed to meet you at every level!