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At Camp Cherokee, kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, gain independence and make lasting friendships and memories. Join the fun!

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Riverwalk YMCA

Hours:

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

Address & Phone:

998 Riverwalk Parkway
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 803-328-9622

Facility Information:

» Magnum Weight Equipment
» Free Weights
» Exercise Bikes
» Interactive Expresso Bikes
» Treadmills
» Personal Training
» Elliptical Cross Trainers
» Group Fitness Studio
» Yoga, Barre, and Stretching Studio
» Cycling Studio
» Locker Rooms
» Free Childwatch

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Robert Hope Family Camp Weekend

Join us for a glimpse into summer camp. Enjoy activities and re-connecting at the beautiful YMCA Camp Cherokee. Families, couples, singles, supporters, and newcomers are welcome. Enjoy the summer together and become one with nature!

Click here for a family camp flyer.

 


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

YMCA membership is not required!

 


Revamp Your Training – Small Group Training

This is a four week small group program taught by a certified Personal Trainer. This is an ongoing monthly program that meets twice a week and is designed to instruct participants in effective weight training and cardiovascular exercise. Participants pay by monthly session. For more information, contact Debbie Rast.

Session Dates and Times:

Wednesdays
9:30 – 10:30 am
6:00 – 7:00 pm
$60 per month for Y members | $75 per month for non-members

Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 – 7:00 pm
$110 per month for Y members | $125 per month for non-members

Click here to register

Come-See-Me Road Races

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time: 7 am
Venue: Winthrop Coliseum

Fun Run (7:45 am) – One-mile track run open to all ages. Strollers are allowed. Free, no registration required. Medals will be presented to participating children 12 and under.

5K (8:30 am) – USATF-certified 5K (3.1 mile) course on paved streets through beautiful residential areas. Gift cards awarded to overall male & female winners, and male & female master (40 years of age and older) winners. Register after March 25 for $30. (Pre-register by March 25 for $25.)

10K (8:10 am) – USATF-certified 10K (6.2 mile) course on paved streets through beautiful residential areas. Gift cards awarded to overall male & female winners, and male & female master (40 years of age and older) winners. Register after March 25 for $50. (Pre-register by March 25 for $45.)

Registration accepted until April 14. Register in person at the Upper Palmetto YMCA (402 Charlotte Avenue), online here. Race-day registration will be available before 7:15 am. No entries allowed after 7:15 am on race day. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled race. All runners are asked to bring a pair of old athletic shoes to be recycled. Abundant parking available. Technical race T-shirt guaranteed to first 500 registrants. Rain or shine.


Adventure Guides

YMCA Camp Cherokee will be hosting the Adventure Guides group and anyone interested for the weekend of April 21 – 23. The weekend is a great opportunity for families to spend time outdoors. YMCA Camp Cherokee will be providing meals along with fun filled camp activities.

This camp is a multi-day activity. Arrival will begin at 5:00 pm on Friday, April 21. Dismissal will be at 10:00 am on Sunday, April 23. Camp Cherokee will provide 4 meals, beginning with breakfast on Saturday. Activities include boating, swimming, archery, rock climbing and more. Canopy tours will be offered for an extra fee of $45 per person.

Program Dates: April 21 – 23, 2017

Registration Dates: March 1, 2017 – April 21, 2017

Cost:
$50 per adult
$45 per child (age 5 – 18)
Canopy Tour $45 extra per person