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Fort Mill YMCA at the Complex

Hours:

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

Address & Phone:

971 Tom Hall Street,
Fort Mill, SC 29715
Phone: 803-547-8439

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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

 


Momentum Dance

Momentum Dance

Momentum Dance specializes in all levels of dance from beginner to adult. We offer programs in all dance genres designed for recreational dancers as well as those who wish to make dance a profession. The college trained faculty at Momentum seeks to offer a well rounded curriculum and nurturing atmosphere that fosters self-expression through dance. Register today!

Age: 4 to Adult

Location:
The Complex
971 Tom Hall Street
Fort Mill, SC 29715

Session Dates:
September 4, 2018-May 31, 2019

Session Days and Times:
Monday- Thursday    4:00-9:00 pm

Tuition:
Y Members $90-$165 monthly | Non-members pay additional $15 each month
*Registration Fee-$10 a class per student, not to exceed $40
*Anyone can drop in and take a dance class to see if they are interested in the program. There is a $20 drop in fee that can be paid at the member service desk.


2018-2019 Winter Swim League

2018-2019 Winter Swim League

The YMCA Complex Winter Swim Team competes in the “Hornets” Nest Swim League. It is a less competitive swim league in which children may compete, learn, and improve. Our intent is to provide an atmosphere that enhances the enjoyment of athletic competition and self-improvement. We encourage each child to swim to the best of his or her ability and strive to create a fun and positive program.

 Ages: 5-18

Registration:
Begins October 1, 2018

Session Dates:
November 5-March 8, 2018

Session Days and Times (Ages 5-10):
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          3:30 – 4:00 pm  (Ages 5-6)
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          4:00 – 4:45 pm  (Ages 7-8)
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday          4:00 – 4:45 pm  (Ages 9-10)

Session Dates and Times (Ages 11-14):
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                4:45 – 5:30 pm (Ages 11-12)
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday                4:45 – 5:30 pm (Ages 13-14)

Session Dates and Times (Ages 15-18):
Monday-Thursday            5:30-6:30 pm (Ages 15-18)

Cost:
Y Member $200 | Non-member $235

 


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:
December-May 2019 (Monthly)

Session Days and Times:
Tuesday & Thursdays        4:00 – 5:00 pm (Ages 6-12)
Tuesday & 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)

 


Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

 

 

We offer swim lessons in monthly sessions. Each session includes 8 lessons (twice a week). We also offer a Saturday morning session which includes 8 lessons over  8 weeks.

Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?
2018 Swim Flyer

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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session-December 3-13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday  3:00-3:30 pm

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $70

Youth
6-15 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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-October 25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-November 15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session- December 3-December 13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Times:
Monday-Thursday 3:30-4:00 pm (Two week sessions)

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $70

Adult
16 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.

Session Dates:
October Session-October 15-25, 2018 (Registration closes October 15, 2018)
November Session-November 5-15, 2018 (Registration closes November 5, 2018)
December Session-December 3-13, 2018 (Registration closes December 3, 2018)

Session Days and Time:
Monday-Thursday     6:30-7:00 pm

Cost:
Y Member $45 | Non-member $75
Click Here to Register For Youth Lessons

Click Here to Register

Private Lessons
One on one instruction at any swimming level from a qualified instructor.  Fast pace learning with significant skill improvement.
Cost:
1- 30 minute lesson: $30 Members | Non-members $35
4- 30 minute lesson:s $115 Members | Non-members $120


Preschool At The Complex

Preschool At The Complex

Welcome to Preschool at the Complex!
Thank you for choosing Preschool at the Complex!  Our goal is to provide a safe, stimulating and fun environment for children to learn through participation.  We incorporate the Y’s core values: Honesty, Responsibility, Respect and Caring in our activities.   The Upper Palmetto YMCA is committed to providing the highest quality Preschool possible.  We are excited about the unique programming opportunities provided by our Preschool program. We strive to develop the whole child through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. This program offers quality, affordable preschool programming for children ages 3-5. Class space is limited.

Preschool Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will begin in January, 2019

January 23, 2019 – Current Students & Siblings can register at the Fort Mill Complex YMCA from 9:30am-11:30am

January 28, 2019 – Open Enrollment  … registration will be open to the public and will be held at the Fort Mill Complex YMCA from 9:30am – 11:30am

A non-refundable $125.00 registration fee will be due at the time of registration to ensure a spot in the program.  All children who enter the Preschool Program must turn 3 years old by September 1, 2019 for the three year old program and all children who enter the Preschool Program must turn 4 years old by September 1, 2019 for the four year old program.  All children must be completely potty trained and have up-to-date immunizations in order to be enrolled into the program.

Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis.  Anyone interested in registering their child must come to the Fort Mill Complex to enroll.

Our Day!

2018-19 Registration:
Time: Call for an Appointment 803-547-1064
Fee | $125.00 (non-refundable fee)

Registration Open to the Public (members and non-members)
Registration will be for children who turn 3 on or before September 1, 2018, and for children who turn 4 on or before September 1, 2018. We do require that all children within our program be completely potty trained, and have up-to-date immunizations before the start of the school year in September. Regular preschool hours for age 3 are 9 am – 12 pm, and regular preschool hours for age 4 is 9 am – 12:30 pm.

Preschool Programs
All programs require a nonrefundable $125 registration fee upon registration. The last month’s tuition fee will be due on July 1, 2018. All program fees must be paid through auto draft or bank draft. A registration fee is not required to be placed on the wait list.

3-Year-Old Program
Classes introduce children to working within a group and develops fine and gross motor skills including socializing, sharing, cut-and-paste, numbers and alphabet recognition. (Children must turn three on or before September 1, 2018.)

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00am – Noon
Members $135 month | Non-members $150 month

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9:00am – Noon
Members $183 month | Non-members $198 month

Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – Noon
Members $285 month | Non-members $300 month

4-Year-Old Program
Our four-year-old program prepares children for kindergarten on both a social and educational level. We will continue developing fine and gross motor skills, while putting emphasis on the alphabet, numbers and other kindergarten readiness skills. (Children must turn four on or before September 1, 2018.)

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9:00am – 12:30pm
Members $216 month | Non-members $231 month

Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – 12:30pm
Members $335 month | Non-members $350 month

Payment Policy for 2017-2018 School Year
1) First and last month tuition is required prior to the start of school.
2) Remaining monthly payments need to be set up on our auto draft system. This can be done through a credit card or bank draft.

For payment information please contact the Preschool Director, Rhonda Wild, at rwild@upymca.org or 803-5471064. Preschool staff are unable to process any payments.

Auto draft will be required for the remainder of the monthly school year tuition which will be drafted on the first business day of each month beginning in September.

Facilities
The building is secure and access is monitored by staff during all hours of preschool operation. The program offers six classrooms, an outdoor natural playground, a preschool hiking trail and outdoor classroom and access to appropriate amenities within the Recreation Complex.

Preschool at the Complex is part of the Fort Mill Complex at the UPYMCA located at 971 Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715.

Inclement Weather Policy
When faced with potentially dangerous weather conditions, the Preschool at the Complex will follow the Fort Mill School District’s decision on closings. Information can be found on their website, www.fortmillschools.org, and on local news stations in Rock Hill and Charlotte – we are York County District 4.

If the FMSD should delay public school openings, Preschool at the Complex will open at its normal time of 9:00am. Public school delays may be found at the sources listed above.

Should inclement weather occur after preschool begins, we encourage parents to pick up their child as soon as possible.

Preschool registration
Preschool Draft form
Parent’s Handbook
Enrollment Agreement

For class availability and more information about the Preschool Program contact:
Rhonda Wild at rwild@upymca.org
803-547-1064

 

*For the safety of our students and staff, we require that all immunizations be current. An up-to-date immunization form must be on file at the Preschool at the Complex prior to the child’s start date.