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Gold Hill Branch YMCA

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Address & Phone:

1785 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Phone: 803-548-9622
Fax: 803-548-9623
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Facility Information:

» Magnum Weight Equipment
» Free Weights
» Exercise Bikes
» Treadmills
» Elliptical Cross Trainers
» Group Fitness Classes
» Cycling Classes
» Locker Rooms
» Free Childwatch

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2018 Fort Mill Marlins Swim Team

2018 Fort Mill Marlins Swim Team

This co-ed, summer swim league focuses on developing quality stroke technique, participation and fundamentals. Each participant’s age as of June 1 will determine their age division for the season. Practice times will be determined by age group.

Age: 5-14 year olds

Registration Dates:
March 30-May 18, 2018

Session Dates:
May 22-June 28, 2018

Session Days and Time:
Monday and Wednesdays   5:00-7:00 (Practice time determined by age group.)

Location:
Fort Mill YMCA Outdoor Pool

Cost:
Y Member $80 | Non-member $100


180 Endurance Ride

Join us for 3 hours of Cycle, taught by your favorite instructors! Proceeds will benefit the Fort Mill YMCA Annual Campaign.

Registration Dates:
April 4-April 21, 2018

Event Day and Time:
Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:15-11:15 am

Location:
Fort Mill YMCA Cycle Room

Cost:
Y Member $10 | Non-Member $10


Challenger’s British Soccer Camp

Challenger’s British Soccer Camp

* Register in April and get a second Jersey FREE

The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs.

Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website.

Registrations received 45 days prior to the camp start date will receive a genuine British Soccer replica Jersey valued at $39. For further information or to register please visit www.challengersports.com.

Registrations are only accepted online at  www.challengersports.com.

 

Mini Soccer

Ages: 3-5

Session Program Dates:  June 25-29, July 16-20, & August 6-10

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  $105 members per session /$115 non-members per session 

 

Half Day

Ages: 6-14

Session Program Dates:  June 25-29, July 16-20, & August 6-10

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  $159 members per session /$169 non-members per session

 

Golden Goal

Bonus Time

Ages: 7-14

Session Program Dates:  June 25-29, July 16-20, & August 6-10

Class Day and Time:  Monday-Friday

Cost:  additional to morning session price $50 members /$55 non-members


Preschool At The Complex

Preschool At The Complex

The Fort Mill YMCA Preschool at the Complex Program connects children to the natural world through discovery, education and recreation, while preparing students for Kindergarten readiness. This program offers quality, affordable preschool programming for children ages 3-5. Class space is limited.

3 YEAR OLD PROGRAM
___ 2 Days per week Tues/Thurs          $150 per month*
___ 3 Days per week Mon/Wed/Fri       $198 per month*
___ 5 Days per week Mon-Fri               $300 per month* 

4 YEAR OLD PROGRAM
___ 3 Days per week Mon/Wed/Fri        $231 per month*
___ 5Days per week Mon/-Fri               $350 per month*

* Participants with YMCA or Complex Family Memberships will receive $15 off of the monthly rate. Participants must remain members for the entire program to receive the discount.

*Birthday cut-off for the 3 & 4 year old program is Sept. 1, 2018.

*All children must be completely potty-trained and have up-to-date immunizations.

Preschool registration

Preschool Draft form

For class availability and more information about the Preschool Program contact:

Rhonda Wild at rhondawild@ascgreenway.org

803-547-1064

 


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.

 


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 Patterson
151 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730
803-324-9622
haliepatterson@upymca.org

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:

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.


Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp

Grades:
K-2nd – Camp Little Feet
3rd-5th- Camp Trek
6th-8th – Adventure Club

Join us for the #BestSummerEver! The Upper Palmetto YMCA summer camps provide activities that are educational, exciting and fun, but more importantly, it is an experience that builds self esteem, lasting friendships and treasured memories.

Summer day camp is a full day program with activities including weekly themes, field trips, swimming, games, daily devotions, team building activities, arts and crafts, character development and much more!

Our staff works diligently to make participation in our program a positive experience. We choose leaders who exemplify outstanding character, compassion and a love of children. We are committed to a thorough recruitment process including a drug screening and background check. Each staff member participates in comprehensive training and is CPR and First-Aid certified.

Financial assistance is available. Please complete the financial assistance application available online or pick-up one at the front desk. Please allow 4 weeks for processing before your child’s anticipated start date.

The program is closed on July 4th.

Program Dates: May 29-August 17, 2018
Program Times: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Download the Fort Mill YMCA Summer Day Camp Price Sheet

Download the 2018 Summer Day Camp Registration