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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!

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Chester County Branch YMCA


Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Saturday- 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday – 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Address & Phone:

157 Columbia Street
Chester, SC 29706
Phone: 803-581-9622
Fax: 803-385-3684
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Facility Information:

» Indoor Pool
» Magnum Weight Equipment
» Treadmills
» Recumbent Bikes
» Elliptical Cross Trainers
» Free Weights
» Group Fitness Classes
» Locker Rooms
» Free Childwatch
» Gymnasium
» Playground
» Family Game Room

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Ages: 4-12

Participants will learn the fundamentals of cheerleading in a Christ centered environment with a safe, low key approach to competition. Teamwork and sportsmanship will be the focus, insuring each participant will have the potential for personal growth. Participants will cheer for flag football and basketball.

Registration Dates:
June 10-December 1, 2014

Season Dates:
August 25, 2014-February 22, 2015

Rookie Division (ages 4-6)
Monday-Friday, 6:00pm
Chester YMCA fields, practice two days per week and cheering at one game per week

Veterans (ages 6-9)
Monday-Friday, 6:00pm
Chester YMCA fields, practice two days per week and cheering at one game per week

Pro Bowl Division (ages 10-12)
Monday-Friday, 6:00pm
Chester YMCA fields, practice two days per week and cheering at one game per week

Cost: FREE + $50 Uniform Fee for Y Members | $40 + $50 Uniform Fee for Nonmembers

Snow Skiing in Snowmass/Aspen, CO

Snow Skiing in Snowmass/Aspen, CO

January 14-19, 2015-Enjoy 4 days of skiing the friendly slopes of Snowmass/Aspen, CO!  Total package includes transfers, luggage handling, condo and 4 day lift ticket to Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Aspen Mountains. The nightlife, fine dining, shopping and glamour of Aspen are just 12 miles away! Condominium features slope side heated pool, sauna, exercise facility and a hot tub. This is a trip you do not want to miss! Discounts available for non-skiers. Please see trifold for additional activities beyond skiing.

Registration & Payment Dates
A $200 deposit per person is due upon registration. Final payment is due by December 15, 2014.

Trip Dates
 Pay in full by November 15, 2014 to receive a 5% discount on lodging. For an even better value, stay 7 nights between January 10-20, 2015 and receive 1 night free PLUS the 5% discount on lodging if paid in full by November 15, 2014! As always, this trip falls during the MLK holiday for local schools.

More Information
For more information, please call 803.324.9622 extension 228 for Jimmy Johnson or extension 229 for Jenny Lindsay.

ski trip 2015 application      ski trip 2015 trifold

Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

Enjoy two full days of snowmobiling in the forest surrounding West Yellowstone, Montana, and a one day guided tour into Yellowstone National Park in a “snow coach” or by snowmobile. You will see abundant wildlife with buffalo, elk, moose and more, and a winter wonderland with snow covered mountains and world famous geysers!

Ages Restrictions:
In order to drive a snowmobile, you must be 16 years of age and have a valid driver license. Any age may ride double with an adult.

Registration Dates:
Receive a $25 per person discount if you register before September 1, 2014.

 Wednesday, February 4 - Sunday, February 8, 2015

Payment schedule:
Choice of: 2 days of snowmobiling and 1 day snow coach tour into Yellowstone National Park or 3 days of snowmobile rental.

$200 per person when registering. Final payment due December 1st, 2014.  Contact Nadine Henry for more information at 803-324-9622 ext. 221.

Click here for application and more information.

Swim Team

Ages: 4 – 18

This is a fun and exciting opportunity to develop swimmers on all four swim strokes for competition and to attend swim meets monthly.

Season Dates:
September 2014-February 2015
Practices are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday  3:45-5:30pm

$35 per month