Donate today and become a champion for others.


Grow, Discover, Explore at Camp Cherokee

At Camp Cherokee, kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories. Join the fun!

Learn More

We're Social. Follow us on Facebook and our RSS Feed

Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and get our RSS news feed streamed to your favorite news service. It's easy to stay up-to-date!

Facebook Twitter


Reclaim Your Health

Diabetes Prevention

LiveStrong at the YMCA

Healthy Weight & Your Child

Charlotte Avenue Branch YMCA

Hours:

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
Get Directions »

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

Recent News

Come See Me Racquetball Tournament

Come See Me Racquetball Tournament

Come one, come all for Racquetball! Join us for the Come See Me Racquetball Tournament. All proceeds got to the YMCA Annual Campaign. The Annual Campaign benefits those in need interested in YMCA camps and programing.

Ages: 18 & Up

Program Dates:
April 5 – April 7, 2019
*Registration closes March 29, 2019

Program Days and Times:
Friday- 5:00 – 9:30 pm
Saturday- 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday- 1:00 – 6:00 pm

Cost:
$30 entry for (1) event
$40 entry for (2) events

Location:
Charlotte Avenue YMCA
402 Charlotte Avenue
Rock Hill, SC
*Please Register at the Charlotte Avenue Branch


SAT Math Prep

SAT Math Prep

To improve, you must PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! These workshops will help students refresh their math skills and give them the opportunity to practice solving various SAT math problems. Students will learn about the structure of the SAT math test and gather useful test-taking strategies. Each student should bring a calculator to the workshop. During the 2-hour workshop, the students will also complete and score a practice exam. Each workshop will provide new content and focus on the four content areas presented on the math section of the SAT:

This workshop is facilitated by Janice Groves, a National Board Certified Math Teacher with 20 years of teaching experience.

Age: 14-19 (Grades 9th-12th)

Program Days, Dates and Times:
Saturday, January 26, 2019 | 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 | 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 12:00-2:00 pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location:
Charlotte Avenue YMCA
Upstairs Conference Room

Cost:
Y Member $20 | Non-member $30
*Fee includes a practice packet and practice exam

Click Here to Register

 


Race for Chase Triathlon Training Program

Race for Chase Triathlon Training Program

The CMAK Foundation has collaborated with the YMCA to sponsor the Race4Chase Kid’s Triathlon in memoriam of Chase Kowalski, the students, and educators of the Sandy Hook tragedy. This six week summer program aims to keep Chase’s energetic spirit alive by inspiring athleticism within children, ages 6 to 12, and providing them with a safe, healthy, non-competitive environment to develop a new love for the sport of triathlon. All athletes are instructed in swimming, biking, and running, and are also taught the fundamentals of good nutrition and flexibility. At the end of program, all of the athletes in each community compete in a short youth triathlon race.

This will be an application process, you are not guaranteed a spot. Participants are selected based on their applications. All applications are due by April 30, 2019. The application process will begin January 1, 2019 and all participants will know if they are in the program no later than May 15, 2019. If you are selected you must be willing to participate in the training and race day Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the CSD Community YMCA.

Check out this video to see what it is all about: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1y5PucfcO8

Ages: 6 – 12

Training Dates: June 10 – July 27, 2019

Training Times, Days and Location:
Boys and Girls Ages 6-12 9:00 am -12:00 pm, Monday-Friday June 10-July 27, 2019-Fort Mill YMCA
Boys and Girls Ages 6-12 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Monday-Friday June 10-July 27, 2019- Rock Hill Aquatic Center
Boys and Girls Ages 6-12 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Monday-Friday June 10-July 27, 2019-Charlotte Avenue | Carolina Crossing
Boys and Girls Ages 6-12 11:00 am-2:00 pm, Monday-Friday June 10-July 27, 2019-Clover Community

*No training the week of July 4, 2019.

Training Sites:

Charlotte Avenue YMCA
402 Charlotte Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730

CSD Community YMCA
5485 Charlotte Highway
Clover, SC 29710

Fort Mill YMCA
857 Promenade Walk
Fort Mill, SC 29708

YMCA Aquatics Center
325 Rawlinson Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Race Day:
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Race Location:
CSD Community YMCA


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.

Personal Training Flyer


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
803-324-9622
haliepatterson@upymca.org

YMCA membership is not required!

 


T-Ball and Coach Pitch

T-Ball and Coach Pitch

T-Ball is our beginners baseball program designed to introduce the sport to boys and girls, 4 and 5 year olds. Game and practices will take place at Arcade Park, fields A and B, on Mondays.

Age: 4-5 year olds

Registration Dates:
February 25-April 5, 2019

Session Dates:
April 8-June 3, 2019

Session Day and Times:
Monday          5:30 pm
Monday          6:30 pm
(If more that 4 teams, this 6:30 time slot will available.)
*Games will be at 5:30 pm.

Cost:
Y member $25 | Non -member $60

Coach Pitch is for boys and girls, 6-8 year old, who get pitched to by their coach and play a modified game of baseball. Practices are on Tuesdays followed by a game on Thursday. Both the practices and games will be held at Arcade Park.

Age: 6-8 year olds

Registration Dates:
February 25-April 5, 2019

Session Dates:
April 9-June 6, 2019

Session Days and Times:
Practice-Tuesday    5:30 pm
Tuesday    6:30 pm
(If more than 4 teams, the 6:30 pm time slot will be available.)
Game-    Thursday  5:30 pm

Cost:
Y member $25 | Non -member $60

Click Here to Register for T-Ball
Click Here to Register for Coach Pitch

Play, Grow, Thrive!  YMCA T-Ball leagues are coed leagues that emphasize teamwork and fair play.  Children learn the basics of throwing, hitting and catching the ball.  Y staff will facilitate the leagues while parents and volunteers coach/lead the teams.  The YMCA will provide bats, balls and catcher equipment and each player will receive a hat and jersey from the YMCA.  Parents will need to provide their child with a glove, athletic shoes (cleats are not required) and any additional equipment they deem appropriate.

 


Lifeguard Course

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.

Cost:
$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-March 15-March 17, 2019
Session 2-April 19-April 21, 2019
Session 3-May 17-March 19, 2019
Session 4-June 14-June 16, 2019
Session 5-July 12-July 14, 2019
Session 6-August 2-August 4, 2019
Session 7-September 13-September 15, 2019
Session 8-October 11-October 13, 2019
Session 9-November 8-November 10, 2019


Basketball Skill Development

Basketball Skill Development

Participants will learn to improve ball handling skills, shooting, defense, agility/footwork, and over-all basketball knowledge. This program is open to girls and boys. Space is limited.

Ages: 5 – 17

Dates:
February 11- April 14, 2019

Sessions Days and Time:
Monday and Wednesdays
4:30 – 5:30 pm | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | 7:00 – 8:00 pm | 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost: $250 for (8) sessions | $300 for (8) Partnered sessions