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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

Adult Semi Pro Basketball League

Join us for an adult basketball! This offers a great way to stay in shape and use your master ball skills in a friendly, competitive environment. League will consist of 6 to 12 teams with up to 15 on each team.

Season Dates:
June 1-August 2o, 2016
8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Team Fee:
$350 due at registration

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.

$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

$50 Member | $100 Non-members

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

Ages: 16 and up

Show off your Ultimate Frisbee skills by participating in a day of competition at the Charlotte Avenue YMCA. Click here to download the registration form.

Registration: Now-May 26

Event Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm

$ 10 for Y Members

$15 for Nonmembers 


GRA-Y Football

Ages: 11-12

GRA-Y Football is a co-ed competitive league intended for children ages 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. Click here to download the registration form.

Email Justin Worley at with any questions.

Registration Dates:
May 1-August 7, 2016

Season Dates:
Practice begins August 3 and games continue through December 1, 2016.

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

Biddy Basketball

Biddy Basketball

Ages: 6-15

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 for any questions.

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

Members: $40
Nonmembers: $70