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At Camp Cherokee, kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories. Join the fun!

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Charlotte Avenue Branch YMCA


Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Address & Phone:

402 Charlotte Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Phone: 803-329-9622
Fax: 803-327-9622
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Facility Information:

» Heated Indoor Swimming Pool
» Outdoor Pool
» Magnum Weight Equipment
» Free Weights
» Exercise Bikes
» Stair Climbers
» Elliptical Cross Trainers
» Two Gymnasiums
» Indoor Walking Track
» Group Exercise Classes
» Racquetball Courts
» Free Childwatch
» Afterschool & Summer Camp Programs
» Youth Sports
» Swimming Lessons
» Steam Room & Sauna

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Basketball Skills Development

Participants will work to improve ball handling, shooting, defense, agility,  footwork, and basketball knowledge.

Ages: 7-12

Session Dates:
November 7 – December 7, 2016

Session Days and Times:
Monday & Wednesday at 6:30 – 8:00pm

Registration Dates:
October 17 – November 11, 2016

Cost: $70 Y Members  |  $80 Non-Members

Biddy Basketball

Biddy Basketball

Ages: 6-8

YMCA Basketball leagues are coed leagues that emphasize teamwork and fair play. Children learn the basics of basketball in a fun environment. Y staff will facilitate the leagues while parents and volunteers coach/lead teams. The YMCA will provide balls, jerseys, referees and practice time.  Email for more information.

Biddy Basketball: Ages 6-8

Registration Dates:
November 1, 2016 – January 2, 2017

Season Dates:
January 12 – March 2, 2017
Games will be played on Thursday nights (single day activity)

Members: $15
Nonmembers: $70

Youth Basketball League

Ages: 9-15

Registration is open for Youth Basketball League (YBL)  for boys and girls ages 9-15. YMCA youth sports programs promote healthy kids, families and communities by placing a priority on family involvement, healthy competition, the value of participation over winning, and team building. Parents are encouraged to be more than mere spectators by contributing their time as volunteer coaches and team parents as well as being their child’s number one fan.

Registration Dates: November 1-January 2, 2017

Season Dates:
Skills Evaluation: January 7
Games through March 11

Members: $15 Uniform Fee | Nonmembers: $70 ($55 Program Fee + $15 Uniform Fee)

Robert Hope Family Camp Weekend

Join us for a glimpse into summer camp. Enjoy activities and re-connecting at the beautiful YMCA Camp Cherokee. Families, couples, singles, supporters, and newcomers are welcome. Enjoy the summer together and become one with nature!

Click here for a family camp flyer.


Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year, community-based program where participants work in small groups with a trained Lifestyle Coach in a relaxed, classroom setting. In 16 weekly sessions followed by 8 monthly sessions, participants learn how to incorporate healthier eating, moderate physical activity, and problem-solving and coping skills into their daily lives. Participants will get the hands-on support they need from Lifestyle Coaches trained on a CDC-approved curriculum that is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program.

“…programs like YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program reduce new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% overall and 71% in individuals over age 60.” – research from the National Institutes of Health

Program Details:
The program emphasizes two primary goals for the first half of the program: reduce body weight by 7% and increase physical activity by 150 minutes per week. To sign up, participants must be:

For more information, please contact:
Halie Chambers
151 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730

YMCA membership is not required!


Adventure Guides

Adventure Guides is a father/child program that provides opportunities for fathers and children to spend quality time together making memories. It is a program designed to build strong, lasting relationships by fostering understanding , companionship and a shared appreciation for outdoors.

Program Dates:
There is a tentative schedule, as Adventure Guides will meet about 5 – 6 times per year at various locations.

Registration Dates:
October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2017

$175 for Y Members and Non-members
Additional fees will be included during the bigger camping trips. This fee is intended as a sign-up fee and covering costs for smaller events. Click here to register.