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Charlotte Avenue Branch YMCA

Hours:

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

Recent News

Lifeguard Course

Ages: 15+

This is a 3 day course to certify lifeguards. Applicant must be able to swim a 300m, swim a 25m, and retrieve a 10lb. brick off the bottom of the pool and swim back with the brick. Click here to view the flier.

Cost:
$200 Member | $250 Non-members

Sessions Days and Times: 
Friday, 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sessions and Dates:
Session 1 | April 15 – 17, 2016
Session 2 | May 13 – 15, 2016
Session 3 | June 10 – 12, 2016
Session 4 | July 8 – 10, 2016

Lifeguards will have the opportunity to keep their certifications current by attending a re-certification class.

Re-certification Sessions and Dates:
Session 1 | April 16 –  April 17, 2016
Session 2 | May 14 – May 15, 2016
Session 3 | June 11 – June 12, 2016
Session 4 | July 9 – July 10, 2016

Cost:
$50 Member | $100 Non-members


GRA-Y Football

Ages: 11-12

GRA-Y Football is a co-ed competitive league intended for kids age 11-12.  Participants will play for the school they attend or live closest to.  All participants must have birth certificates and proof of residence (report card) in order to register. Participants cannot turn 13 before September 1, 2016. The instructors are Justin Worley and Lamar Thompson.

Email Justin Worley at 1thompson@upymca.org for any questions.

Registration Dates:
May 1-August 7, 2016

Season Dates:
Practice begins August 3 and games continue through December 1, 2016.
Monday-Thursday
5:00pm-6:00pm

Cost:
$20 fee for those with a YMCA Family Membership + additional team fees
$65 fee for non-Members + additional team fees


2016 Summer Swim League

Ages: 6-18

The Upper Palmetto YMCA is organizing a summer swim league for members and non-members this summer.  This league will focus on developing quality stroke technique, participation and FUNdamentals. Divisions will be based on age; 8 & under, 9 & 10, 11 & 12, 13 & up.  The swimmer’s age as of June 1st will determine their age division for the season.  Invitational meets will be held in May & June with a league Championship in late June.  The league will be comprised of teams from Charlotte Avenue YMCA, Carolina Crossing YMCA, and the Fort Mill YMCA. This league is designed for developing athletes.  *Swimmers who are over 13 years old holding a year round USA Swimming Card and having achieved a USA Swimming “A” time may not participate.

Start Date & End Date: May 9-August 1

Practice Times: 5:30-6:30 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays

Swim Meets: Thursdays, rotating between YMCA sites, 5:30-7:30 pm

Cost: Y Members $80 / Non-Y Members $100
After School Kids: Y Members $40 / Non-Y Members $70

Registration Dates: March 1-August 1, 2016


Biddy Basketball

Biddy Basketball

Ages: 6-15

LEARN THE GAME, GAIN CONFIDENCE. 
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. The instructors are Justin Worley and Lamar Thompson. Email 1thompson@upymca.org for any questions.

Leagues:
Biddy Basketball: Ages 6-8
9&10 League: Ages 9&10
11&12 League: Ages 11&12
13-15 League: Ages 13-15

Registration Dates:
May 1-May 31, 2016

Season Dates:
July 1-July 31, 2016
Monday-Thursday, 5:00-6:00pm

Cost:
Members: $40
Nonmembers: $70