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LiveStrong at the YMCA

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
» 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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Personal Training

Personal Training

Program goal is to evaluate, motivate and educate anyone who desires the extra edge personal training offers. If you are ready to see results, start personal training today! Register at the branch.

Personal Training Cost:
Individual Packages

(1) 30 Minute Sessions = $30

(1) 60 Minute Session = $50

(5) 60 Minute Sessions = $230

(10) 60 Minutes Sessions = $420

Group Training

Personal training, in a small group setting, with a fitness staff member. Our goal is to evaluate, motivate, and educate anyone who desires the extra edge personal training offers.

Cost *:
Group Packages – Per Person
30 Minute Sessions = $25
(1) 60 Minute Session = $40
(5) 60 Minute Sessions = $175
(10) 60 Minutes Sessions = $325

* Groups must have at least 5 members. Rates will adjust for any groups less than 5 participants. This program is available on an ongoing basis with registration beginning the 1st day of each month.

This program is available on an ongoing basis at the Charlotte Avenue Branch.

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YMCA Adventure Guides

Adventure Guides is a father/child program that provides opportunities for fathers and children to spend quality time together making memories. The program is designed to build strong lasting relationships by understanding companionship and a shared appreciation for the outdoors. Fall and spring trips are included. Click here for our brochure.

$109 per adult | $99 per child
All other events are optional and will require a separate registration.
Additional fees will include camping materials and food during camping trips. YMCA Camp Cherokee will provide meals during the Fall and Spring Longhouse events.

Register Today!


Basketball Skills Development

Basketball Skills Development

Join Bobby Isom in this fun and educational four week program. Participants will learn to improve ball handling skills, shooting, passing, defense, footwork and overall basketball knowledge within a group setting. This program is open to girls and boys. Space is limited.

Each session is 1 hour. Sessions will occur Monday-Friday between the hours of 10:00 am-2:00 pm.

Ages: 5-18

Session Date:
June 18-August 1, 2018

Sessions Time and Day:
Training schedules will be set up after registering.

$125 for (8) Small Group Sessions (Ages 7-18)
$250 for (8) 1 on 1 Sessions (5-18)

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 Patterson
151 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730

YMCA membership is not required!


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.

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$200 Member | $250 Non-members

Sessions Days and Times: 
Friday, 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday, 9:00-6:00 pm
Sunday, 9:00- 6:00 pm

Sessions and Dates:
Session 1- January 5-January 7, 2018
Session 2-February 9-February 11, 2018
Session 3-March 9-March 11, 2018
Session 4-April 6-April 8, 2018
Session 5-May 25-May 27, 2018
Session 6-June 8-June 10, 2018
Session 7-July 13-July 15, 2018
Session 8-August 3-August 5, 2018

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

Re-certification Sessions and Dates:
Session 1-January 6-January 7,  2018
Session 2-February 10-February 11, 2018
Session 3-March 10-March 11, 2018
Session 4-April 7-April 8, 2018
Session 5-May 26-May 27, 2018
Session 6-June 9-June 10, 2018
Session 7-July 14-July 15, 2018
Session 8-August 4-August 5, 2018 

Session Times:
Saturday   9:00 am-6:00 pm
Sunday     9:00 am-6:00 pm

$100 Member | $125 Non-members

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GRA-Y Football

GRA-Y Football

Ages: 11-12

GRA-Y Football is a competitive league intended for children ages 11-12. Participants will practice at their individual school 4 times a week.

Hargett Park

Registration Dates:
May 21-August 24, 2018

Season Dates:
August 28-November 23, 2018
Games on Monday & Tuesday
6:00 or 7:00 pm

Y Member $25 | Non-member $65
* $10 late registration fee if you register after July 15, 2018

Summer Swim League

Summer Swim League

Ages: 6-18

The YMCA is organizing a summer swim league for members and non-members this summer. Swimmers 18 and under are encouraged to participate. This league will focus on developing stroke technique, participation, and FUNdamentals. Swimmers will participate in practices 2 days a week and will have a meet once per week. Divisions will be based on age: 8 & under, 9 & 10, 11 & 12, 13 & up. The swimmer’s age as of June 1 will determine their age division for the season. Invitational meets will be held in June with a league championship in late June. The league will be comprised on teams form the Charlotte Avenue YMCA and Fort Mill YMCA. Each team will host meets and travel to other sites to compete. 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 are not eligible to participate.

Session Dates:
May 21-June 28, 2018

Practice Days and Times:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:15 pm

Y Members $80 | Non-members $100
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Ages: 5-12

Build confidence, friendships and have a great time by participating in YMCA Cheerleading.  All ages of Youth Cheer (Small Fry, Pee Wee and Gra-Y Cheer) are now organized under the same umbrella, the UPYMCA.  Uniform costs vary by cheer squad. Register today in person at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA.

Registration Dates:
May 1 – August 1, 2018

Age Groups:
Small Fry: Grades K-2nd
Pee Wee: Grades 3rd-5th
Gra-Y: Grades 6th

Members $25 | Non-members $75