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Fort Mill YMCA at Baxter

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Address & Phone:

857 Promenade Walk
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Phone: 803-548-8020

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Facility Information:

» Heated indoor swimming pool
» Outdoor water park
» Magnum 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!

Recent News

Drive 4 UR Community

Drive 4 UR Community has been canceled, due to the scheduled forecast for Saturday, October 20, 2018. We will update you on the next scheduled event.


Karate

Our karate classes teach children respect, self-discipline, focus and how to lead a healthy lifestyle. The Fort Mill YMCA at the Complex has been providing Karate classes for over 30 years. Instructor, Charles Lingerfelt, holds the rank of Seventh Degree Black Belt. This program is offered in November and December.

*Registration begins October 2, 2018

Ages: 4-Adult

Session Dates:
November 2018-May 2019

Session Days and Times:
Monthly, Tuesday and Thursday | 6:15-7:00 pm (Ages 4-5)
Monthly, Tuesday and Thursday | 7:00-8:00 pm (Ages 6-12)
Monthly, Tuesday and Thursday | 8:00-9:00 pm (Ages 13-Adults)

Cost:
Member $75.00 | Non-member $90.00 (Monthly)

Click Here to Register

 


Biddy Basketball

Biddy Basketball

Biddy Basketball – Ages 5 & 6
This 7 week program is designed for boys and girls, ages 5 and 6, to learn the sport of basketball in a fun, sports- friendly atmosphere. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball including: dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. They will meet once a week and have a 15 minute practice, followed by a game each week.

Registration:
October 15 – November 12, 2018

Age:
Boys and Girls 5-6 years old

Session Dates, Days and Times:
November 26 – January 28, 2019 | Monday        5:30-6:30 pm
November 26 – January 30, 2019 | Wednesday   5:30-6:30 pm
November 26 – February 1, 2019 | Thursday       5:30-6:30 pm

Location:
Baxter YMCA Gym

Cost:
Members $35 | Non-members $125

Biddy Basketball – Ages 7 & 8
This 7 week program designed for boys and girls, ages 7 and 8, to learn the sport of basketball in a fun, sports friendly atmosphere. They will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball including: dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Participants will meet once a week and have a 15 minute practice followed by games each week.

Registration:
October 10 – November 12, 2018

Age:
Boys and Girls 5-6 years old

Session Dates, Days and Times:
November 26 – January 28, 2019 | Monday     6:30-7:30 pm
November 26 – January 29, 2019 | Tuesday     5:30-6:30 pm
November 13 – February 1, 2019 | Friday        5:30-6:30 pm

Location:
Baxter YMCA Gym

Cost:
Members-$35 | Non-members-$125

Click Here to Register

Youth Basketball

A 7 week basketball league for kids ages 9-17 years old. This is not a co-ed league, boys and girls are separated. Each team will practice one day a week and then have a game on Saturday, the boys U17 league (Ages 15-17) will play on Friday nights. Each league will end with a playoff at the end of the season. There will be an evaluation for this age group the week of December 10-15.

*Teams may not be requested. They will be put together based on the evaluations.

Age: 9-17 years old

Registration Dates:
October 15 – December 10, 2018

Session Dates:
December 11-March 9, 2019

Location:
Baxter YMCA Gym sides A and B

Cost:
Member $35 | Non-member $125

Click Here to Register

 


Boo-Tastic Halloween Dance

Boo-Tastic Halloween Dance

Put on your best costume and join us for this family friendly, Boo-Tastic Halloween Dance! The dance will be held at the Fort Mill YMCA Complex and prizes will be offered for the Best Family Themed costume and for Most Original costume, 10 and under. Music will be provided by DJ BrownSound and light refreshments will be served. All ages welcomed.

Program Day, Date and Time:
Friday, October 26, 2018
6:30-9:00 pm

Cost:
FREE for Ages 3 and under
Ages 4-Adults $7.00

Click Here To Purchase Tickets

 


3rd Annual Cookies with Santa and Holiday Artisan Fair

3rd Annual Cookies with Santa and Holiday Artisan Fair

Please join us for BAXTER YMCA’s 3rd Annual Cookies with Santa and Holiday Artisan Fair. Enjoy shopping for the season with local, holiday gift vendors. Children are invited to get their picture taken with Santa, bounce in the bounce house and make a holiday craft. Food trucks, giveaways, a selfie station and a Macaroni Kids craft corner will be available. All proceeds will benefit the Upper Palmetto YMCA Annual Campaign, which assures every child has the opportunity to attend camp and participate in youth programs.

We are still looking for vendors. If you are interested, please email Jennifer Beamon at jenniferbeamon@upymca.org.

Cost: $10 at the door

$12 online through Eventbrite https://bit.ly/2N8lCLX


Home School Stroke Clinic

Are you a parent of Home School Students and have a child interested in taking their swimming skills to the next level? If so, join us in the pool as we kick off our inaugural  stroke clinic sessions for Home School Participants! In our homeschool group we will start with learning the basic technique for each of the four strokes (Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly and Breastroke). We will then work on gaining strength and efficiency in order for swimmers to use their knowledge for leisure, exercise, or to explore the world of competitive swimming.

Age:
7-17
Registration Dates:
Registration opens August 15, 2018
* $25 late registration fee after start date of each clinic (September 15, 2018 and October 20, 2018)
Program Dates:
Fall 1-September 10-October 17, 2018
Fall 2- October 22-December 5, 2018
Day & Time:
Monday and Wednesday 1:00-1:45 pm
Cost:
$85 Members | $100 Non-members


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.

 


Boxing

Join Edward Jones, member of the USA boxing and operator of Jones Hands on Academy, to gain new boxing skills. During this training you will learn the fundamentals of the sport while enhancing your physical fitness, self-confidence, self-discipline and pride.

Ages:
6 and up

Location:
Training Room

Session Dates:
August-May 2019 (Monthly)

Session Days and Times:
Wednesday & Thursday    4:00 – 5:00 pm (Ages 6-12)
Wednesday & Thursday    5:00 – 6:00 pm (Ages 13 and up)

Cost:
Y Member $50 | Non-member $65

Click Here to Register for Youth Boxing

 


Rock Steady Boxing Against Parkinson Disease

At Rock Steady the opponent is Parkinson’s disease. Rock Steady Boxing is a program designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to fight back using speed, muscular endurance, footwork and agility to defend against and overcome opponents. Please contact Edward Jones, instructor, at 908-397-1061 to set up an initial assessment appointment.

Location:
971 Tom Hall Street. Fort Mill, SC
Complex Branch Training Room

Session Days and Times:
Classes on Tuesdays & Thursdays
1:30-3:00 pm

Cost:
Initial Assessment: $125
Pay as you go: $20 per class
Monthly: $150 (8 classes)