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CSD Community YMCA

HOURS:

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

ADDRESS & PHONE:

5485 Charlotte Highway
Clover, SC 29710
Phone: 803-831-9622
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FACILITY INFORMATION:

» 2 Heated indoor swimming pools
» Outdoor water park and 50 M pool
» Weight equipment
» Free weights
» Exercise bikes
» Treadmills
» Stair climbers
» Elliptical cross trainers
» Gymnasium
» Aerobics
» Yoga and Pilates Studio
» Racquetball courts
» Locker rooms
» Free Childwatch
» The Zone – Recreation room for the young and young at heart!

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Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week).

Click here for the Spring Swim Lessons Schedule
Click here for the Summer Swim Lesson Schedule

Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?

Parent-Child
6 months – 3 years old
Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
April Morning Session-Registration starts March 29, 2019
May Morning Session-Registration starts May 3, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
April Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11,                          10:00-10:30 am
May Morning Session -Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16,                          10:00-10:30 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019
July Session-May 1-July 4, 2019
August Session-May-August 1, 2019

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2
5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm (No lesson April 15-19)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20 , 25, & 27
6:30-7:00 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 8, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1, 2019
6:30-7:00 pm

August Session-Tuesday and Thursday | August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29
6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
Evening Session- Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
Morning Session- Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Preschool
3-5 years old
In this swim basics program, preschoolers learn personal water safety and achieve basic swimming competency by learning two benchmark skills—swim, float, swim and jump, push, turn, grab. Through multiple sessions, children may progress to water movement, water stamina and stroke introduction.

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019
June Saturday Session-May 1-June 5, 2019
July Saturday Session-May 1-July 3, 2019
August Saturday Session-May 1-July 31, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)
June Saturday Session-June 8-June 29, 2019
July Saturday Session-July 6-July 27, 2019
August Saturday Session-August 3-August 24, 2019

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 pm

Morning Registration Date:
June Session I-May 1-June 6, 2019
June Session II (Mini-Session)-May 1-June 20, 2019
July Session I-May 1-July 4, 2019
July Session II-May 1-July 18, 2019
August Session I-May 1-August 1, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
June Session I-Monday-Thursday | June 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 & 20
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

June Session II (Mini-Session) -Monday-Thursday | June 24, 25, 26 & 27
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session I-Monday-Thursday | July 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session II -Monday-Thursday | July 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 & August 1
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

August Session-Monday-Thursday | August 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019

Evening Session Days, Dates and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm(spring session only)

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1
Stage 1-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

Cost:
June Morning Session I and Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
June Morning Session II and Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Youth
6-12 years old
In this program, children may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics. The YMCA aquatics director can help determine the appropriate level. For more information about the various levels, click on the program overview link above.

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
April Saturday Session-February 1-March 27, 2019
June Saturday Session-May 1-June 5, 2019
July Saturday Session-May 1-July 3, 2019
August Saturday Session-May 1-July 31, 2019

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
April Saturday Session-April 6-April 27, 2019 (No lesson on April 20)
June Saturday Session-June 8-June 29, 2019
July Saturday Session-July 6-July 27, 2019
August Saturday Session-August 3-August 24, 2019

Saturday Morning Times:
Stage 1-10:00-10:30 am | Stage 2-10:35-11:05 | Stage 3-11:10-11:40 am | Stage 4 11:45-12:15 pm

Morning Registration Date:
June Session I-May 1-June 6, 2019
June Session II-May 1-June 20, 2019
July Session I-May 1-July 4, 2019
July Session II-May 1-July 18, 2019
August Session I-May 1-August 1, 2019

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
June Session I-Monday-Thursday | June 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19 & 20
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

June Session II (Mini-Session)-Monday-Thursday | June 24, 25, 26 & 27
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session I-Monday-Thursday | July 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

July Session II -Monday-Thursday | July 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 & August 1
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

August Session-Monday-Thursday | August 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2- 9:30 am-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am

Evening Registration Dates:
April Evening Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Evening Session-February 1-May 2, 2019

Evening Session Days, Dates and Times:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm (spring session only)

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:10-5:40 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1
Stage 1-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 2-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:50-6:20 pm
Stage 3-4:30-5:00 pm | 5:10-5:40 pm
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm | 6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
June Morning Session I & Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85
June Morning Session II (Mini-Session) & Saturday Session-Y Member $35 | Non-Member $60

Adult
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. Participants may begin at any of the six stages in our swim program: water acclimation to stroke mechanics.

Evening Registration Dates:
April Session-February 1-March 28, 2019
May Session-February 1-May 2, 2019
June Session-May 1-May 30, 2019
July Session-May 1-July 4, 2019
August Session-May 1-August 1, 2019

Session Days, Dates and Time:
April Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
April 2, 4, 9, 11, 24, 25, 30 May 2 (No lesson April 15-19)

May Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

June Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 & 27

July Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & August 1

August Session-Tuesday and Thursday | 5:50-6:20 pm
August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29

Cost:
Evening Session-Y Member $50 | Non-Member $85

Please note: Please register early as swim lessons fill-up quickly! Please check the Charlotte Avenue YMCA Branch, Fort Mill YMCA Branch, or Rock Hill Aquatics Center Branch for swim lesson availability if the CSD Community YMCA is full.

Click here to register 

On Point Fencing

On Point Fencing

This 4 week, co-ed course aims to introduce and develop technical and mental skills used in the Olympic sport of fencing. Through fencing, students develop quick reflexes, agility, flexibility, strength and speed. Fencing also teaches students how to think strategically, focus the mind, acquire the spirit of perseverance and the value of good sportsmanship.

Ages: 7 and up

Registration Dates:
May 28 – June 20, 2019

May 29 – July 18, 2019

May 29 – August 22, 2019

 

Session Dates: 

May 28 – June 20, 2019

June 25 – July 18, 2019

July 30 – August 22, 2019

 

Session Days and Time:
Tuesday and Thursday | 6:45 pm-7:45 pm (All Ages)

Cost:
Y Member $100 | Non-member $150

What participants need to bring:
Sweatpants
Non-slid shoes
Groin protector for guys

Click Here to Register

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!