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
Outdoor Pool Hours
The outdoor pools will be open only on weekends until June 8. Beginning on June 8, the outdoor pools and water park in Fort Mill will be open:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 – 6:00 pm
Swim Lessons are an ongoing monthly program. Please see the attached schedule for specific class times:
Summer 2015 Swim Lesson Schedule
Swim Lesson Descriptions
All summer swim lesson sessions are Monday-Thursday for 2 weeks with Friday’s being make-up days.
Parent- Child classes are offered on Saturday’s at 11 am for an entire month.
Weekday Session: $45/member $70/non-member
Saturday Session: $35/member $45/non-member
Weekday classes (8 classes) Y Member $45 | Nonmember $70
Saturday classes (4 classes) Y Member $35 | Nonmember $45
6 months-3 years old
Level 1- Introduction to the water and preparation for the Learn-to-Swim courses. No prerequisites, but must be at least 6 months old to enroll. Parent or caregiver must accompany child into the water and participate in the class.
3-6 years old
Level 1– Orients preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary level aquatic skills.
Level 2– Builds on the basic aquatic skills learned in Level 1.
Level 3– Increases proficiency and builds on the aquatic skills learned in Levels 1 and 2 by providing additional practice with increased distances and times.
6-13 years old
Learn-to-Swim Level 1- Develop positive attitudes, good swimming habits and safe practices in and around water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 2- Gives participants success with fundamental skills, including learning how to float without support and recover to vertical.
Learn-to-Swim Level 3- Builds on the skills in Level 2 by providing additonal guided practice in deeper water.
Learn-to-Swim Level 4- Develops participants’ confidence in the strokes learned in Level 3 and to improve other aquatic skills.
14 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. The next adult session is August 8-29, Saturdays, at 8:15 am. The cost is $35 for YMCA members and $45 for non-members.
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.
Masters Swim Club
This program consists of organized workouts that will include drills to improve swim strokes. We will concentrate on free style, back stroke, breast stroke, and butterfly. Also, speed and breathing techniques will be addressed.
Session Days and Times:
Monday and Wednesday, 5:15-6:15 pm
Y Members | $100
Non-Members | $150
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.
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.
» 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.