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Fort Mill Branch YMCA


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

Fall H.O.O.P.S League

We are offering an 8 week session of H.O.O.P.S to prepare for the Winter Basketball League. This co-ed league is designed to teach the fundamental skills of the sport as well as build confidence and good leadership abilities. Each week the participants will have one hour of instruction on the fundamentals of basketball and then a one hour game.

Registration: August 7-September 12

Tuesdays September 12 – October 24 and Wednesday November 1

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Ages: 8 – 15

Y Members $175 | Non Members $200


Click Here to Register 

For more information, contact Chris Thomas at

Be Fit To Fight

Be Fit To Fight

Defensive Options: Self-Defense and Sparology Class

Join Nick Leach for Fit to Fight’s brand of Krav Maga self defense and Sparology. Fit to Fight’s Defensive Options class consists of a mix of Krav Maga, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling and Judo. Fit to Fight’s Sparology class is a fitness and sparring class that introduces people to sparring by teaching different combinations and takedowns using gloves and focus mitts.

Nick Leach is a Black Belt instructor at Fit to Fight in Defensive Options (Krav Maga), is a certified instructor for the From The Ground Up and Sparology programs, as well as a fitness instructor.

Foundation Level – Level 2 Defensive Options – Introduction to our Krav Maga and Sparology programs. High intensity conditioning and combatives.

Sparology – Fitness and sparring class with the best of Thai boxing, Wrestling and Boxing.


This course will cover
  • Fighting Stance
  • Foot Work
  • Combatives
  • Choke Defense
  • Punch Defense
  • Take down setup and defense


Registration: Opens July 17

Program Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday August 22- September 28

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Age: 15 and up

Cost: $200 for 12 classes / $25 Per Class

$60 for gear (this includes boxing gloves, shin guards, and a mouth guard) or bring your own gear


For more information on the Fit to Fight programs check out
Contact Nick Leach: email or call (614) 570-9001




Join us for Pickleball at the Fort Mill YMCA.

Ages: Adults

Program Dates: Ongoing beginning Monday, January 9

 Day: Mondays & Wednesdays

Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.

Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.

Played as doubles or singles.


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 Chambers
151 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730

YMCA membership is not required!


After School

The Upper Palmetto YMCA is committed to providing the highest quality After School care possible. We are excited about the unique programming opportunities provided by our After School program. We incorporate the basic Christian values of honesty, responsibility, respect and caring in our activities. Our program is designed to enhance your child’s school day through activities such as homework support, field trips, large and small group games, devotions and singing.

We strive to develop the whole child through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all, including the following:

Healthy Spirit -We offer daily devotion time, and a group discussion time, where youth have the opportunity to reflect on their day, talk about issues and concerns impacting their lives. Youth also develop a stronger understanding of the core YMCA values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Caring.

Healthy Mind -We know how important homework time is. We provide a structured study room where youth have 30-45 minutes of homework time. Staff are on hand to support youth as they work on their assigments.

Healthy Body – In an effort to promote healthy living, the YMCA provides at least 30 minutes of daily fitness time. Activities may include:kickball game, team sports, relay races, group games, or yoga.

Transportation from school to the Fort Mill Branch YMCA is provided for your child for the following schools:

Pick up: Our After School Program is currently full-Please call the Fort Mill Branch to be added to our wait-list.

Orchard Park Elementary

Pleasant Knoll Elementary

Gold Hill Elementary
*minimum of 5 children for each location

A limited amount of financial assistance is available. Please complete the application available at the YMCA Front Offices and allow 3-4 weeks for processing prior to the first day of enrollment.  After School Financial Assistance is applied during the After School/Summer Day Camp cycle beginning in August and ending the following August.

Program Location: Fort Mill YMCA

Program Dates: Each YMCA After School Program follows the schedule of their local School District when scheduling child care days, teacher holidays, inclement weather days, in service days and other holidays.

Program Hours:
School Dismissal until 6:00 pm
All Day Care: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
(Open teacher work days and school holidays)

The Program is closed:

Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Day After Christmas, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Memorial Day.

Grades K-5

After School Program Weekly Rate: $68

Click here for the 2017/2018 flyer.
Click here for the registration form.

Youth Dance

Youth Dance

Ages: 3-13

The YMCA Youth Dance Program continues to be one of our most popular programs. This season will include the option of Hip Hop and Acrobatics classes. Classes will be held at the Fort Mill and Gold Hill Branches. The season will begin after Labor Day and end with a recital to be held at the end of April or first of May. There is a $35 cancellation fee and no refunds are given for prepaid months of dance. Cancellations must be received in writing by the 25th of the month in order to cancel for the next month.

Registration Dates:
Opens August 15 @ 9 am Registrations accepted at the Fort Mill Branch Only.

Season Dates:
Classes begin the week of September 11

$35 one-time, nonrefundable registration fee
Member Pricing  – child must remain a member throughout enrollment to maintain the member rate
Core class of ballet, tap and jazz only: $40/month (total $320)
Core class plus hip-hop or acrobatics: $55/month (total $440)
Core class plus both hip-hop and acrobatics: $70/month (total $560)
Hip-hop or acrobatics only: $40/month (total $320)
Both hip-hop and acrobatics (no core class): $55/month (total $440)

Nonmember Pricing
Core class of ballet, tap & jazz only: $55/month (total $440)
Core class plus hip-hop or acrobatics: $70/month (total $560)
Core class plus both hip-hop and acrobatics: $85/month (total $680)
Hip-hop or acrobatics only: $55/month (total $440)
Both hip-hop and acrobatics (no core class): $70/month (total $560)
You may choose to pay for the program in full or you may choose to draft monthly.
Cost for shoes and dance recital costumes are extra.

The YMCA’s dance classes for younger children offer the opportunity to learn the basic to intermediate fundamentals of ballet and tap.  Classes are designed to enhance fine and gross motor skills and cultivate imagination, creativity and social development in a caring environment.  Students will grow and develop as they learn the fundamental vocabulary and skills associated with dance.  They will learn to follow a teacher’s instruction, interact with peers and develop self-confidence.

Preschool Dance:  Ballet and tap for ages 3-5

Monday 3:30-4:00 pm FM Yoga Room-Brooke/Justine

Monday 4:05-4:35 pm FM Yoga Room-Brooke/Justine

Thursday 4:15-4:45 pm FM Yoga Room-Martha

Thursday 4:45-5:15 pm FM Yoga Room-Martha

Primary DanceBallet and tap for ages K-1st Grade

Monday 4:40-5:25 pm FM Yoga Room-Brooke/Justine

Monday 5:30-6:15 pm FM Yoga Room-Brooke/Justine

Thursday 5:15-6:00 pm FM Yoga Room-Molly

The YMCA’s dance classes for older children offer a variety of dance for all levels.  Students will learn beginning to advanced level steps and combinations depending on the class.  Along with vocabulary, stage direction, technique and body placement, students will learn creative expression and expore the art of dance.

Youth Dance I
Ballet, tap and jazz for 2nd graders and 3rd graders

Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm FM Yoga Room- Erika

Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm FM Yoga Room-Lauren

Youth Dance IIBallet, tap and jazz for 4th graders and 5th graders
 Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm FM Yoga Room-Corey

Youth Dance III: Ballet, tap, and jazz for 6th grade and up

Tuesday 6:00-7:15 pm FM Yoga Room-Corey

Specialty Classes

Hip-Hop I
(2nd & 3rd Grade)
 Wednesday 6:30-7:00 pm-FM Yoga Room-Erika

 Hip-Hop II
(4th & 5th Grade)

Thursday 7:00-7:30 pm FM Yoga Room-Lauren


Acrobatics – All classes at the Gold Hill Branch
K-2nd grade
Monday 4:00-4:30 pm Gold Hill-Corey

Acrobatics II – All classes at the Gold Hill Branch
  Monday 4:30-5:15 pm Gold Hill-Corey