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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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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!


Gra-Y Football Schedule

Click here for the 2016 Gra-Y Football Schedule
(posted on September 20, 2016)

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

Basketball Skill Development- Small Group

Participants will work to improve ball handling, shooting, defense, speed, agility, foot work, and basketball knowledge. Program open to both boys and girls. 12 kids per group.

Ages: 8-16

Registration Dates:
September 19 – October 13, 2016

Season Dates:
October 10 – October 29, 2016

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
Group 1 (Ages 8-11) 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Group 2 (Ages 12-16) 7:15 – 8:15 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday:
Group 3 (Ages 8-11) 6:00 – 7:00 pm & 10:00 – 11:00 am on Saturdays
Group 4 (Ages 12 – 16) 7:15 – 8:15 pm & 11:15 – 12:15 pm on Saturdays

Cost: $90 Y Members | $100 Non-members

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.