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Fort Mill Branch YMCA

Aquatics

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

Indoor Pool Schedule
Water Exercise Schedule

 


AQUA VOLLEYBALL

AQUA VOLLEYBALL

Ready to make a splash? Join us for Aqua Volleyball at the Fort Mill YMCA. This program will be led by Jan Axson.

 

Ages: Adults

Program Dates: Thursdays, beginning January 5, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Where: Indoor Pool


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.

Cost: 

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 missshayshay1@yahoo.com.

 


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.

Cost:
Weekday Lessons: Members $45/ Non-Members $70
Saturday Lessons: Members $45/ Non-Members $70

Click here to download the Winter Swim Lessons Registration Form.
Click here for our program overview.
What is the best swim lesson level for my child?

Parent-Child
6 months – 3 years old
Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness skills building experiences, while parents learn about water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision.

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.

Youth
6-12 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.

Adult
13 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.

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. Also, lessons may be available at our other branches: Rock Hill YMCA Aquatics Center, YMCA at Carolina Crossing, CSD Community YMCA and the Charlotte Avenue YMCA.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Lifeguarding Certification Course

Lifeguarding Certification Course

Ages: 15 and up

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Training:  Instructors will train and certify participants in American Red Cross Lifeguard programs which include CPR/First Aid/AED and Emergency Oxygen.  Certifications can be used to work at the YMCA pools as well as other aquatic facilities.

Registration Dates:
December 1, 2016

Sessions Dates:

January 13(5:00pm-9:00pm), 14 and 15 (9:00am-5:00pm)

February 10 (5:00pm-9:00pm), 11 and 12 (9:00am-5:00pm)

March 10 (5:00pm-9:00pm), 11 and 12 (9:00am-5:00pm)

Cost per Session:
$200 Y Members | $250 Nonmembers

Fort Mill Lifeguard Flyer

Click here to register

Mini-Rays Stroke Clinic

This program will help swimmers improve stroke technique, swimming drills, breathing, and lap correction. There are three levels of stroke clinics available

Session One: January 10-February 2, Registration closes 1/6
Session Two: February 7-March 2, Registration closes 2/3
Session Three: March 7-30, Registration closes 3/3

Level One: 4:15-5:00 pm
Level Two: 5:00-5:45 pm
Level Three: 5:45-6:30 pm

Cost: $65 Y Members | $85 Non-Members

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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.