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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

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.

$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 2 | March 20 – March 22, 2015
Session 3 | April 17 – April 19, 2015
Session 4 | May 1 – May 3, 2015
Session 5 | June 12 – June 14, 2015

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

Re-certification Sessions and Dates:
Session 2 | March 21 – March 22, 2015
Session 3 | April 18 – April 19, 2015
Session 4 | May 2 – May 3, 2015
Session 5 | June 13 – June 14, 2015

$50 Member | $100 Non-members

Junior Chemical Engineering: Crazy Concoctions

Join us for an after school specialty class. Participants will create their own samples of bubbles, play dough, flub, and more as they learn the fundamental concepts of solids, liquids, and solutions. Registration begins on Thursday, January 22, 2015. There are only 12 spots available so register today!

Ages: 4 – 8

Program Day and Class Time: Thursdays, 4:15 – 5:15 pm

Class Dates: April 9 – April 30, 2015

Cost: $50 for YMCA after school members | $65 for non-after school participants


Basketball Skills Development

Working with Bobby Isom, participants will improve on ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, agility, and basketball knowledge.

Ages: 6-8

Session Dates:
April 7  – April 30, 2015
Tuesday and Thursday
5:00-6:00 pm

$65 for Members | $75 for Nonmembers

Come See Me Road Race

Ages: all

It’s that time of year again!  Welcome to the 38th Annual Come See Me Road Race.  The race will be held rain or shine and coordinated by the Upper Palmetto YMCA.  This race is a USATF Certified 5K and Half Marathon Course on paved streets through a rural area of the county, beginning at South Pointe High School.

Pre-Registration Dates and Cost:
Today – April 14, 2015
5K Race- $20
Half Marathon- $50

Late Registration and Cost:
April 15, – April 17, 2015
5K Race- $25
Half Marathon- $65

Race Date and Times:
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Half Marathon starts at 7:30am
5K starts at 8:15am

Parent’s Night Out

Parent’s Night Out gives you the opportunity to rest and relax while your children are being entertained with various fun, yet educational activities at the Y!

Ages: 5-14

Program Day and Time: Friday, 6–9 pm

Dates: March 13, 2015

Cost: $15 per child for YMCA after school members | $25 for two YMCA after school children
$5 for each additional child

Sharks Summer Swim League

Ages: 6-18

Apart from regular swim lessons, we are organizing a summer swim league for members and non-members this summer. This league will focus on developing stroke technique, participation, and FUNdamentals. Your child must be able to swim one length of the pool without stopping. Participants will participate in practices and will have a meet once per week. Invitational meets will be held in May and June with a league championship in late June. the league will be comprised of teams from the Charlotte Ave. YMCA, Fort Mill YMCA, and the Carolina Crossing YMCA. Each team will host meets and travel to other sites to compete.

Registration Dates: March 16 – May 8, 2015

Session Start Date: May 11, 2015

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

Swim Meets: Thursdays, 5:30-7:30

Cost: $80 Members | $100 Nonmembers

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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.  Questions? Contact Tiffani Robinson, or 803-329-9622.  We are still in need of coaches and volunteers!  Additional uniform costs vary by cheer squad.

Registration Dates:
April 1-July 31, 2015

Session Dates:
Monday-Thursday (varied)
July 2  – December 1

Y Members| $25
Non-Members | $75

Youth Strength Training

Youth Strength Training

Ages:  10-14

This program is designed to inform and assist our Y Family Youth ages 10-14.  A two hour orientation is given by a Personal Trainer and a strength program is designed to fit the youth’s physical needs.


One 2 hour orientation
Two days 1 hour orientation each day

$59 for Y Members only

Zumba Party- Favorite Sports Team Theme!

Zumba Party- Favorite Sports Team Theme!

Ages: 12-100

Show your favorite team pride by dressing in team colors and clothes and participating in 2.5 hours of Zumba instruction taught by Zumba Certified Upper Palmetto YMCA instructors.  Child care will be provided.  Prizes will be given away.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Charlotte Avenue YMCA Annual Campaign. Come join the party!

Registration Dates: Current-March 21, 2014
*Full payment is due at the time of the registration.  No refunds will be given.

Event Date: Friday, March 21, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In the New Gym

Member and Nonmember: $7 in advance
$13 the day of event

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! One on one fitness training with a national certified trainer. Register online or call branch for details.