Address: 111 East Carolina Ave. Hartsville, SC 29550 Phone: 843-383-4547   Building Hours: Mon - Thurs: 4:30am-9pm Fri: 4:30am-7pm Sat: 7am-3pm Sun: 2-6pm   Pool Hours: Mon-Thurs: 5am-1pm & 5-8:30pm Fri: 5am-1pm Sat: 8am-12pm Sun: 2-5:30pm   Child Care Hours: Mon & Wed: 8am-1pm & 4:30-6:30pm Tues & Thurs: 8am-1pm & 4:30-6:30pm Fri: 8am-1pm Sat: 8:30-11:30am

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Hartsvillen Family YMCA

Building, growing, and thriving, the Hartsville Family YMCA was founded in 1985 as a storefront operation with one employee. By 1988, the Y moved into the historic Coker Department Store building in the heart of downtown. In 1998, a major expansion and renovation was completed resulting in a full facility YMCA that far exceeded the initial dreams.


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Reach and Rise Mentoring Program

Reach & Rise Mentoring Program

Our Y is pleased to begin offering the Reach & Rise Mentoring Program. Reach & Rise is a national YMCA program designed to build a better future for youth by helping them reach their full potential through the support of caring adults. Reach & Rise supports youth ages 6 to 17 who lack role models and are in communities challenged by poverty, crime and single-parent households, among other social issues.

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  • Provide youth with a POSITIVE, growth-inducing relationship
  • Be a SOLUTION to the problem
  • Move youth from risk to RESILIENCY
  • Have a DIRECT impact on your local community
  • Make a DIFFERENCE in the life of someone in need

Mentor Requirements:

  • Must be at least 23 years old
  • Complete 15+ hours training (provided over 4-5 weeks)
  • Pass fingerprint security screening
  • Meet with youth 1-3 hours each week (flexible – scheduled by mentor, youth and youth’s family)
  • Make a 1 year commitment to the program

> Mentor FAQ

Who does the Program Serve?

  • 6-17 year olds who lack role models and are challenged by poverty, single-parent households, and other social issues and who could benefit from a meaningful relationship with an adult. Youth will participate in projects, field trips and other engaging activities.

>Parent Info


For more information or to submit an application, please contact Lee Freeman
Phone 843.383.4547 | Fax 843.383.0982
111 East Carolina Avenue Hartsville SC 29550

Indoor Triathlon

Hartsville YMCA

Whether you are a seasoned triathlete or just want a new challenge, sign up for our Indoor Triathlon! First, sign up for the Tri at the front desk. Then sign up for a time to swim in the pool and bike in studio C. When you are ready to run on the treadmill or row in the fitness center, check in with the fitness center attendant. You will have 3 weeks to complete all 3 sports.  Sign up by February 27th! The contest begins March 9th!swimmer_orng_rgbbicycle_orng_rgb_jpg

Choose one of the following options

  • Swim 15 minutes – Bike 30 minutes – Run 20 minutes


  • Row 20 minutes – Bike 30 minutes – Run 20 minutes

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Sign up at the front desk for the swim or row before February 27th to be guaranteed a t-shirt. The contest begins March 9th. Contest must be completed by March 25th, 2015.


$20 members


We will have prizes for Male and Female Top Finishers in each age category. Ages 12 and up may participate. T-shirts will be provided to those who sign up by February 27th.


Spring Swim Lessons

Hartsville YMCA

Learn one of the most important life saving skills in the only indoor pool in Darlington County. All classes are taught by trained and certified instructors and a low teacher/student ratio is maintained.

SessionsSwim lessons

Monday & Wednesday

March 16, 18, 23 & 25


April 6, 8, 13, & 15


5-5:30pm *Waterbabies (6-36 month olds)

5:45-6:15pm 3-4 year olds

6:30-6:45pm 5-6 year olds

7-7:30pm 6-12 year olds

Cost per session:

$35 members

$45 potential members


Swimsuit and towel are required for all classes.


*Parents must get in the water for Waterbabies class.


Kid and Teen Couch to 5K Program

Hartsville YMCA

For all those kids and teens ready to get in shape, come join our running club. Enjoy the fellowship and reach your running goals! Our leaders will motivate you and prepare you as they train you for upcoming races and events.


Meet in the upstairs track


Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning Feb 17th until March 24th.

There are two groups at different times:

7-12th Grades are Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm

1st-6th Grades are Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm

More information: Nique 843 383 4547


*Please sign up at the front desk.  There is a $20 participation fee (includes t-shirt).


Lifeguard Classes

Train for a job that makes a difference. Become a lifeguard through our program and help keep families safe while they are enjoying the water. We offer 2 sessions to choose from.

  • Registration Deadlines: April 16, 2015 for April training

May 1, 2015 for May training

  • Must be 15 years old by the last class
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breast stroke, and displaying rhythmic breathing. It is not timed but must be continuous.
  • Must be able to swim 20 yards, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8ft, and swim on your back, holding the brick to your chest for 20 yards.

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Sunday April 26th from 1-8pm


Sunday, May 3 from 2-6pm

Sunday, May 17th from 1-8pm

Cost: $100 member/$150 potential member


Women on Weights

Hartsville YMCA

Women on Weights is a 4 week class designed to teach proper weight use and do circuit training using weights. A new class will start on the first Tuesday of the month and end on the last Thursday of the month. You must sign up at the front desk for this class. There is a class maximum of 6 people per monthly class period.

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Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45-9:30am      for 4 weeks


FREE with your membership


Meet in the Fitness Center


Sign up at the front desk


More info

Contact Nique at 383-4547


Garden of Hope

Look how our Garden of Hope grows!

Did you know that we have our very own garden?  We would like everyone to get involved and come see why we are so much MORE than a gym.   Add us on Facebook: YMCA of the Upper Pee Dee and Follow us on Twitter:  @YMCAUpperPeeDee


Youth Programs


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



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.