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Fort Mill Branch YMCA

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

YMCA Adventure Guides

Adventure Guides is a father/child program that provides opportunities for fathers and children to spend quality time together making memories. The program is designed to build strong lasting relationships by understanding companionship and a shared appreciation for the outdoors. Fall and spring trips are included. Click here for our brochure.

Cost:
$109 per adult | $99 per child
All other events are optional and will require a separate registration.
Additional fees will include camping materials and food during camping trips. YMCA Camp Cherokee will provide meals during the Fall and Spring Longhouse events.

 


Revamp Your Training

Ages: 15 – 70

A four week ongoing program (formerly known as Metabolic Makeover) designed to instruct participants in effective weight training and cardiovascular exercise. This program includes weekly lectures that will help you stay on track, take your workouts to the next level and continue eating in a healthy manner.

Session Dates:
September
October
November

Session Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cost: $90 Y Members | $100 Non-Y Members

For any questions email bethevansek@upymca.org.


Winter Basketball League

Winter Basketball League

 Biddy Basketball – Ages 5 & 6

This 8 week program is designed for boys and girls, ages 5 and 6, to learn the sport of basketball in a fun, sports friendly atmosphere. The children will practice for 20 minutes and play a game for 40 minutes.  This program requires parent volunteer coaches. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Requested teams are not guaranteed.

Registration: September 18-October 30 or when full (only 40 participants per night)

Ages: Boys and Girls 5 &6 years old

Season: November 13-February 2

Days and Times: 

Monday: 5:30-6:30 pm

Wednesday: 5:30-6:30 pm

Thursday: 5:30-6:30 pm

Cost: 

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

 

Biddy Basketball – Ages 7 & 8

This 8 week program is designed for boys and girls, ages 7 and 8, to learn the sport of basketball in a fun, sports friendly atmosphere. The children will practice for 20 minutes and play a game for 40 minutes.  This program requires parent volunteer coaches. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Requested teams are not guaranteed.

Registration:  September 18-October 30 or when full (only 40 participants per night)

Ages:                  Boys and Girls 5 &6 years old

Season:              November 13-February 2

Days and Times: 

Monday: 6:30-7:30 pm

Tuesday: 5:30-6:30 pm

Friday: 5:30-6:30 pm

Cost: 

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

 

U10 Boys Basketball – Ages 9&10

This program is more competitive than the basketball program for younger children. The boys will practice once a week and play full games on Saturdays. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal. Volunteer Coaches needed.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                        

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U10 Girls Basketball – Ages 9&10

9 & 10 year old girls will practice once a week and have games on Saturday. This program will allow your girls to develop confidence in the game and in themselves.  Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U12 Boys Basketball – Ages 11-12

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U12 Girls Basketball – Ages 11-12

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U14 Boys Basketball – Ages 13&14

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U14 Girls Basketball – Ages 13 & 14

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

U17 Boys Basketball – Ages 15-17

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of season medal.

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be placed on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

 U17 Girls Basketball – Ages 15-17

This competitive league will practice once a week and have a game once a week.  Participants will gain confidence and have healthy fun with friends. Volunteer coaches are needed. Each team will have 7 regular season games and participate in a single elimination tournament. All participants will receive a jersey, and an end of

*Teams may not be requested. Players will be places on teams based on evaluations only.

Registration: September 18-October 30

Cost:                         

Members-$35 Uniform Fee

Non-Members-$125 ($90 Registration Fee plus $35 Uniform Fee)

Season: November 13-February 10

Days and Times: Practices will be Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30-9:00 pm.  Games will be held on Saturdays between 9 am-4 pm.

For more information contact: Chris Thomas at christhomas@upymca.org or Travis Gilbert at travisgilbert@upymca.org.

Click here to register

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:

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

Pick-up:
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.
Click here for our handbook.