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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

Be Great 8k

The Kiwanis Club of Rock Hill will present the Be Great 8k in support of local charities on Saturday, September 20, 2014.  The race will be held rain or shine.  This is a USATF Certified 8k Course (4.93 miles).  It is on paved streets and sidewalks through Winthrop University and the Glencairn Garden area. Click here for the registration form.

8k Pre-registration, $25 until September 16
8k Registration, $30 on September 17-19

For more information, visit Be Great 8k.

Basketball Skills Development

Ages: 6-8

Participants will work on the fundamentals of basketball including shooting, passing, ball handling, agility/footwork, and knowledge of the game.

Session Dates:
June 17-July 26, 2014
No practice the week of July 7-July 12, 2014
Tuesdays – 6:00-7:00pm and Saturdays – 11:00am-noon


Sports, Speed and Agility Camp

Ages: 8-18

This 8 session Speed and Agility camp includes Circuits/HITT type training, speed and agility drills, while teaching athletes proper form and techniques to improve their speed, agility, balance and coordination.  Various types of equipment will be used like LIGHT kettlebells, cone and ladder drills, agility poles, medicine balls, resistance bands, steps, hurdles and a lot of core work.  This is a non-sports specific training and will help your athlete become stronger, faster and more agile in their desired sport!  Instructed by : Debbie Rast, CPT/CST/Cjets Kettlebell Certified and Bobby Isom, CPT/IYCA/Youth Athletic Trainer. Bring Water!!!!

Session Dates:
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00-7:00pm in the new gym
July 14-August 7, 2014

$99 for Members  |  $115 for Nonmembers

GRA-Y Football

Ages: 10-12

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, 2014.

Registration Dates:
April 1-July 31, 2014

Season Dates:
Practice begins August 4-December 1, 2014

$0 for those with a Y Family Membership + fees payable to the booster club
$75 Non-Members + fees payable to the booster club



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, 2014

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

$0 for those with a Y Family Membership + fees payable to the booster club
$75 Non-Members + fees payable to the booster club



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

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Download the Charlotte Ave. May-August swim lesson schedule.

Download the Charlotte Ave May-August Saturday swim lesson schedule.

Download the Charlotte Ave Private Swim Lesson Registration Form.


6 months – 3 years old

Level 1- Introduction to the water and preparation for the Learn-to-Swim courses.  No prerequisites, but must be at least 6 months old to enroll.  Parent or caregiver must accompany child into the water and participate in the class.
Cost per Level:  $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Aqua Tots
Ages: 2 years – 3 years

Aqua Tots is designed for children who might struggle with the transition between Parent/Child and Preschool classes. This class will be taught in a Preschool class atmosphere with the same skill objectives as Preschool classes, with the benefit of the student’s parent being in the water with the child. It is great for children who have never had a teacher/student opportunity, and those children who may not yet be ready for Preschool classes.
Cost:  $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

3-5 years old

Level 1- Orients preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary level aquatic skills.
Level 2- Builds on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1.
Level 3- Increases proficiency and builds on the aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 by providing additional practice with increased distances and times.
Cost per Level:  $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

6-12 years old

Learn-to-Swim Level 1- Develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 2- Gives participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and recover to vertical.
Learn-to-Swim Level 3- Builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additonal guided practice in deeper water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 4- Develops participants’ confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.
Cost per Level:  $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Ages: 13 years & older

Adult lessons help those who have an acute fear of the water up to those that need advanced stroke development. The course is fun and low key, with the participant setting the pace of the course.
Cost per Level:  $45 Members | $ 70 Non-members

Private Lessons

One on one instruction at any swimming level from a qualified instructor.  Fast pace learning with significant skill improvement.
Cost:  1- 30 minute lesson: $25  Members | $30 Non-members
           4- 30 minute lesson:s $80 Members | $100 Non-members

Shark Swim Club

Ages: 5 years – 18 years
A club for swimmers that want a less competitive atmosphere and focuses on skills and endurance. This is a month to month program offered August through April.

Please Note: While classes fill quickly, we strive to meet the needs of all our participants. If a class is full, please put your name and phone number on our waiting list as we add classes each session based upon
need, pool space, and instructors availability. We will contact you if there is an opening. We will not contact you if there are not any openings.





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.