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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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Community Prayer Breakfast

The Upper Palmetto YMCA will host a Community Prayer Breakfast. Special guest speakers will include: Coach Shell Dula, Mayor John Gettys and Mayor Ed Lee. For ticket information please call, 803-324-9622.

Program Date, Day and Time:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
8:00-9:00 am

Location:
CSD COMMUNITY YMCA
5485 Charlotte Hwy. (Hwy. 274)
Clover, SC

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Ultimate 5K Training

Ultimate 5K Training

This 8-week running program welcomes both beginners and experienced runners. Participants will learn proper form, breathing techniques, nutrition and run/walk workouts.

Ages:  18 and up

Program Dates:
September 10 – October 31, 2018

Program Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday   8:30 – 9:30 am
*Meet in CSD Community YMCA Chapel at 8:30 am

Cost:
Y Member $50 | Non-member $50

Click Here to Register

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

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

Click here for the Fall 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.

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Dates, Days and Times:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29 | 6:30-7:00 pm
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13 | 6:30-7:00 pm
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31| 6:30-7:00 pm
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28 | 6:30-7:00 pm

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
Morning Session- Registration starts September 5, 2018

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
Morning Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | November 6, 8, 13, 15                         10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 4-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, 13                         10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 5-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17                           10:00-10:30 am
Morning Session 6-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14                           10:00-10:30 am

Cost:
December Evening Sessions & November Morning Sessions-Y Member $30 | Non-members $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70

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:
January Saturday Session-November 1-January 2, 2018
February Saturday Session-November 1-January 30, 2018

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
November Saturday Session-Saturday, November 3-December 1, 2018
January Saturday Session-Saturday, January 5- January 26, 2018
February Saturday Session-Saturday February 2-February 23, 2018

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 am

Weekday Morning Registration Date:
Morning Session- Registration starts September 5, 2018

Morning Session Dates, Days and Times:
Morning Session 3-Tuesday and Thursday | November 6, 8, 13, 15                         10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 4-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, 13                         10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 5-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17                           10:30-11:00 am
Morning Session 6-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14                           10:30-11:00 am

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Days:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Evening Session Times:
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
Stage 4-4:30-5:00 pm

Cost:
December Evening Sessions and Morning Sessions-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45

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.

Morning Registration Dates:
November Session-August 1-October 31, 2018

Morning Session Days and Dates:
November Saturday Session-Saturday, November 3-December 1, 2018

Morning Times:
Weekdays
Stage 1-8:55-9:25 am | Stage 2-9:30-10:00 am | Stage 3-10:05-10:35 am | Stage 4-10:40-11:10 am
Saturdays
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 am

Evening Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Evening Session Days:
November Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session- Tuesday and Thursday | December 4, 6, 11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Evening Session Times:
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
Stage 4-5:10-5:40 pm

Saturday Morning Session Registration Dates:
January Saturday Session-November 1-January 2, 2018
February Saturday Session-November 1-January 30, 2018

Saturday Morning Session Days and Dates:
January Saturday Session-Saturday, January 5- January 26, 2018
February Saturday Session-Saturday February 2-February 23, 2018

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 am

Cost:
December Evening Session and November Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45
January, November and February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70
Saturday Session-Y Member $30 | Non-Member $45

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.

Registration Dates:
December Evening Session-November 1-December 2, 2018
January Evening Session-November 1-January 6, 2018
February Evening Session-November 1-February 3, 2018

Session Days and Time:
November Evening Sessions- Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | October 30, November 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, 29
December Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | December 4, 6,11, & 13
January Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm| January 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31
February Evening Session-Tuesday and Thursday 5:50-6:20 pm | February 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 & 28

Cost:
December Evening Session-Y Member $30 | Non-member $45
November, January & February Evening Session-Y Member $45 | Non-Member $70

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 for Preschool and Youth classes
Click here to register for Parent-Child classes
Click here to register for Adult classes

Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

We have two exciting snowmobile trips this year! Enjoy one or two 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 including buffalo, elk, moose and more, and a winter wonderland of 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 $50 per person discount if you register before September 7, 2018.

Dates:
Saturday – Wednesday,  January 19- January 23, 2019
Wednesday – Saturday ,  January 23- January 27,2019

Payment schedule:
$250 per person when registering. Final payment due December 1, 2018.  Contact Tina Hendrickson for more information at 803-324-9622 ext. 221.

 


On Point Fencing

On Point Fencing

This 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:
October Session-October 16-November 15, 2018
November Session-November 5-November 20, 2018

Session Dates:
October Session-October 23-November 15, 2018
November Session-November 27-December 20, 2018

Session Days and Time:
Tuesday and Thursday   6:45-7:45 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!