Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA

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!


Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA News

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A fresh coat of paint, computers, new table top games and furniture fill a room inside the Carl Chavis YMCA. Before the makeover, the teen center struggled to get the attention of kids because of outdated technology. So, when the High Point Community Foundation offered a $17,000 grant, Carlvena Foster, vice president of district

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MLK Evening of Elegance

November 3, 2017

Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA presents MLK Evening of Elegance The Black & White Ball featuring music by Sweet Dreams High Point Radisson Hotel Queen Anne Ballroom Friday, January 12, 2018 8:00pm-12:00am Advance Tickets $35 per person/$40 at the door Reserve a table of 10 for $350 Formal or Semi-Formal Attire For ticket information contact or

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The Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA held their 2nd lacrosse clinic on Friday, August 5th. 

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The Ribbon Cutting for the new High Point University Splash Park at the Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA was held on Thursday, May 13 at 3pm.  

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Guilford County Commissioner Carlvena Foster, who’s also a community leader and YMCA executive, was honored for her contributions and service during the 45th annual High Point University Prayer Breakfast Friday morning.

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