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Fort Mill Branch YMCA


The Fort Mill Branch YMCA features an indoor heated pool and an outdoor water park designed for summer fun for the entire family!

Indoor Pool Hours

Monday – Friday: 5:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm






November 29, 2017

The Fort Mill YMCA indoor pool is closed due to an electrical issue. We apologize for the inconvenience, swim lessons missed on Monday, November 28 will be made-up on Friday, December 2. Stroke Clinic Tuesday, November 29, has been cancelled and will be made up on Friday, December 13.

We will post an update on repairs and a reopening date as soon as we have more information.

Please contact our Aquatics department for more information.

Indoor Pool Closed

November 30, 2017

The Fort Mill YMCA indoor pool is closed due to an electrical issue. All weekday swim lessons and stroke clinics for this week have been cancelled. Instructors will have make-up lesson information next week. Saturday lessons will proceed as usual.

We will post an update on repairs and the reopening date as soon as we have more information. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please contact our Aquatics department for more information.

Healing Waters

Aquatic Personal Training

This program is designed to help people with back or shoulder injuries, arthritis, post-surgical procedures, MS, and those who are in need of individual instruction or attention.


1 Session (60 minutes)-$50
5 Sessions-$230
10 Sessions-$420
30 minute sessions available for $25 per session

For More information about Aquatic Personal Training contact Sharon Lubarsky at 561-371-4106 or


Stroke Clinic

Ages: 5-13

This class will help with year round swimming, high-school swimming or any type of sport that requires swimming. Participants will increase efficiency of their stroke. This class is not swim lessons. Class times are dependent on level:
Level 1: 4:15 – 5:00 pm
Level 2: 5:00 – 5:45 pm
Level 3: 5:45 – 6:30 pm

Cost: $65 Y Members | $85 Non-members

Winter Stroke Clinic Flyer

Session Dates:

Session 1:  January 10th – February 2nd

Session 2:  February 7th – March 2nd

Session 3:  March 7th – March 30th

Session 4: April 4th – May 4th (No practice on 4/11 & 4/13 due to Spring Break)


Level 1: Must be capable of swimming 25 yards (1 pool length) on front and back independently

Level 2: Must be capable of Level 1 skills, and have basic knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly

Level 3: Must be capable of Level 2 skills, and have good form in competitive strokes. This class will fine-tune strokes and build endurance.



Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons are an ongoing monthly program. Please see the attached schedule for specific class times.

Where does my Swimmer belong for lessons? 


Weekday classes (8 classes) Y Member $45 | Non-member $70
Saturday classes (8 classes) Y Member $45 | Non-member $70

13 years & older

It’s never too late to learn! Whether you want to learn strokes and how to float, become a proficient lap swimmer, or acquire water safety skills, we are committed to achieving your goals.


Please Note: While classes fill quickly, we strive to meet the needs of all our participants. If a class is full, please put your name and phone number on our waiting list, as we add classes each session based upon need, pool space, and instructor availability. We will contact you if there is an opening.

Pool Parties

Pool Parties

The YMCA can host celebrations for birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions. Come and have fun in the pool before eating in the lobby area. Book early; there is limited space. View our Special Programs page for more details.

Open Swim

Open Swim

During open swim, the pool is open to all members for fun of any kind. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Swimming Etiquette
» Circle swim when pool is crowded
» Share lanes with other swimmers
» Yield to faster swimmers
» Return any equipment used to its proper location

Water Aerobics (Aquacise)

Ages: 15 and older

Aquacise is aerobics in the water at varied levels of intensity. It offers a wonderful way to keep fit while not impacting heavily on joints. It uses natural resistance from the water to help tone and develop muscle strength.