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Hartsville YMCA

Looking for some great exercise and to be part of a team? Join us for this fast paced youth sports league. Players ages 6 through 12 compete on teams in our gym on Saturdays. Practices with be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Registration deadline is Friday, January 9th, 2015.  The league begins Monday, January 12th and runs through Friday, March 6th.  There will be a parent meeting on Monday, January 12th at 5:30pm to discuss the details.  Also, volunteers are needed to help coach and referee during the season.

When:  Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm-8:30pm.  Games are on Saturdays 8am-11am.                                                           (Times will depend on number of teams.)

COST:                                                                                                                                                                  $45 for members$55 for potential members

Location:                                                                                                                                                                   Hartsville YMCA

111 East Carolina Avenue

Hartsville SC 29550

843 383 4547



Locations: Hartsville | Metro/General |

Exercise Class

Kid Fit Class                                     Hartsville YMCA

Bring your kids ages 2 and up to a fun and exciting group fitness class designed especially for small children! They will be encouraged to dance and get moving, all while have a great time with their friends!  girls hugging


Thursday mornings from 11:00am-11:45am


Studio A


Free for members.


For children ages 2 and up!


Contact Nique Knockemus for more info (843) 383 4547.



Locations: Hartsville | Metro/General |

Holiday Closings

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Locations: Hartsville | Metro/General |

New Evening Water Zumba Class

 Water Zumba (Evening) Aerobics Class

Hartsville YMCA Pool

Come and join the fun of our year-round water aerobics classes in the only indoor pool in Darlington County. This low-impact evening workout is perfect for anyone!


Dates: Starts on Thursday November 6thPicture1


Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm-7:30pm


Instructor: Annie


What do I need?

Wear a swimsuit, bring a towel and we will take care of the rest!


More Info:

Contact: Regina Johnson (843) 383-4547 or


Locations: Hartsville |

Christmas Trips

Active Older Adults




A day-time tour of the Biltmore Estate, including time for the impressive conservatory, shopping, and lunch at the Stable Café, a transformed 19th century stable beside the Biltmore House. Evening educational speaker and entertainment!

Includes: 4 Buffet Meals

  • Supper on day 1
  • Breakfast & supper on day 2
  • Breakfast on day 3

Trip Dates: December 9th, 10th, and return on the 11th

Deposit Due: October 10th

Deposit Amount: $50

Total Cost per person:

Single Room: $230

Double Room: $200




Surround yourself with the beautiful sights, joyful sounds, and scrumptious tastes that make the Southern Christmas Show the South’s favorite holiday tradition. A charming Olde Towne, extraordinary crafts, decorating ideas galore, and over 500 festive merchants create a can’t-miss event for the entire family.


Trip Date: Wed, November 19th

The bus leaves at 8:30am from Hartsville Y. We will also do a pick up at the Chesterfield Y at 9am.


Cost: $20 (covers ticket & travel expenses)


Open to: Hartsville, Darlington, and Chesterfield Members.


Locations: Chesterfield | Darlington | Hartsville |

Water Zumba


Water Zumba


Water Aerobics Classes

Hartsville YMCA Pool


Come and join the fun of our year-round water aerobics classes in the only indoor pool in Darlington County. This low-impact workout is perfect for anyone!



Saturdays at 10:00am


What do I need?

Wear a swimsuit, bring a

towel and we will take care

of the rest!


More Info

Contact Terrie Reames

(843) 383-4547



Locations: Hartsville |

Turkey Trot 5K

Be a part of the tradition and register for the 23rd annual Turkey Trot 5k at the Hartsville YMCA on November 27th, 2014 at 8am!

The race starts in front of the YMCA and runs through the beautiful and historic neighborhoods of Hartsville returning to the Y. The YMCA is located in the J.L. Coker building (a large brown brick building with columns in downtown Hartsville).Tennisturkey


Member     Potential Member

$20                   $25                Preregister on or before 11/13

$25                   $30                Registration on or after 11/14

The Fun Run is a flat fee of $5.

T-SHIRTS ARE GUARANTEED TO ALL RACERS WHO REGISTER BY NOVEMBER 8. Race day entries will be taken up until 7:40am. CASH OR CHECK ON DAY OF EVENT. Make checks payable to Hartsville YMCA.


5K Run/Walk starts at 8 am

Fun Run starts at 7:45 am

*TIMER PROVIDED BY Carolina Running Company


Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 9 & under          Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 35-39

Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 10-14        Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 40-44

Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 15-19       Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 45-49

Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 20-24     Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 50-59

Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 25-29       Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 60-69

Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 30-34       Top 3 Male & Female Finishers Ages 70 +

Top 3 Overall Male & Female Finishers Masters Division

Top 3 Overall Male & Female Finishers



Prize for every runner

(Every child receives a ribbon)

2014 Turkey Trot Flyer

Locations: Hartsville | Metro/General |

Adult Flag Football

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Grab some team mates and sign up for our summer flag football league. Sign up at the front desk.


Meet1:30pm Sundays beginning October 5th through December 7th


Byerly Park


$250 per team


Minimum 8 players per team; Maximum 16 players per team—ages 17 & up

Registration Deadline

September 30th

Team Captains Meeting

October 2nd at 6pm in the Community Meeting Room

*No roster changes after final roster turn in. Each team has to supply their own uniforms.


Locations: Hartsville |

Hartsville Afterschool Care

Our caring staff provides love and attention to 4-12 year old children each school day at Carolina, Thornwell, North Hartsville and Southside Elementary Schools. Transportation is provided from Washington Street and West Hartsville Elementary. Children receive snacks, homework help, craft time, social skills instruction, self-improvement activities, and physical fitness opportunities.
The YMCA Afterschool Care program gives children the consistent, positive attention they need. YMCA programs are exciting and challenging places and help children stretch their skills in mind and body. They also provide a safe, comfortable place where children build positive relationships with caring adults.
There is a very limited amount of scholarship assistance available based on financial need for low income families. Contact Wendy Kelly at 383-4547 for more information. ASC

COST: Registration fee $20 per child
Weekly fee $47 members
$28 DCSD employees
$65 potential members
$5 discount for 2nd child
$20 per day drop-in rate-max 2 days
TIME: 2:15-6pm

Begins 8/18/14 Ends 6/3/14


Locations: Hartsville |

Fall Swim Team Season

There is no better place to be a part of a team and yet grow as an individual. Our swim team focuses on stroke development and beating your own fastest time, not other children. Our summer season involves meets in South Carolina, but swimmers  only need to participate in 2 meets to qualify for the state meet. To participate on swim team, all swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool unassisted and perform all 4 basic strokes.

Agesswim fall

5-18 years of age


• $33 for 1st child in a family ; $5 off each additional child in same family

• All swim team participants must be members of the Hartsville YMCA

*Please plan on additional team costs for team suits, swim caps, and goggles


MWTh 4-5:30pm

Begins Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 through Thursday, February 19, 2015


Locations: Chesterfield | Darlington | Hartsville | Metro/General |


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