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Darlington Family YMCA

Since 2003, the Darlington Family YMCA has been helping the Darlington community learn, grow and thrive.  Every day, we work with our members to help them achieve their fullest potentials.

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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.


October is Friend Month

Be A Star!

Try the Y for Friend Month

 YMCA of the Upper Pee Dee



Come try the YMCA for the month of October for FREE! Just find a current member and be their FRIEND! Here’s how it works:

  • Current Members pick up a card at our front desk to bring in new friends
  • Current members return the cards to the YMCA for friends to be able to use our facilities
  • Friends come to the front desk and receive a tag that allows them admittance to the YMCA Oct. 1-29, 2014.
  • All friends who join during the month of October are rewarded with $25 off joining fee and a t-shirt. All Current members get a t-shirt and a chance at prizes if they bring in a new member.  New members will not be billed until November 1 for new memberships, regardless of when they join during October.
  • Members: bring 3 new members and receive one month FREE!


**Only new memberships are eligible; upgrades do not count. Only Adult, Single Parent, Married Couple, Family, Senior, and Senior Couple memberships count toward prizes. The joining fee discount may not be combined with any other discounts. Friends must present picture IDs to receive their temporary membership cards. Only cards returned by October 17, 2014 are eligible for the prize drawing. Prize drawing will be November 4, 2014 at the YMCA.  You need not be present to win.


More info? Don’t have a friend?




Darlington Afterschool Care

Our caring staff provides love and attention to 4-12 year old children each school day. Transportation is provided from Brunson-Dargan, Brockington, St. John’s, Cain, Darlington Middle School & Pate. 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. 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 $42 members/$57 potential members
$5 discount for 2nd child
$20 per day drop-in fee—2 day max

TIME: 2:15-6pm

BEGINS: 8/18/14 ENDS: 6/3/15

123 Exchange Street
Darlington, SC 29532
843 398 0844
For more info: contact Tracy Harmon @

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


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Abs and Glutes

Abs and Glutes

Darlington YMCA Group Exercise

Come join the fun in our newest group exercise class! This 30 minute workout is sure to challenge you as you focus on your core muscles. Bring a towel and water and get ready to work!Absand glutes


Wednesdays 12:15-12:45pm


Group Exercise Studio


Free with your membership!



Dance and Sweat

Zumba Classes

Darlington YMCA

Get your exercise in without even knowing it! Zumba is a world music inspired dance party that gets you moving and sweating to great beats in a party atmosphere. Give it a try: you won’t be disappointed.

TIMES: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6-6:45pmZumba


123 Exchange Street

Darlington, SC 29532

MORE INFO: 843-398-0844

Begins April 1st


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