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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Hartsville Summer 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 maintaining a low teacher/student ratio is maintained. Swim lessons that are cancelled due to weather will be made up on Friday. Each Session is 4 days a week for 2 weeks.


June 6—16 * June 20-June 30 * July 11– July 21SWIM Lessons



11-11:45 6-12 year olds

12-12:30 Waterbabies (6 mos-2 yrs.)

12:30-1 3-5 year olds


Call Bruce for evening classes     843.383.4547

Cost per session:

$35 members

$45 potential members


*Swimsuit and towel are required for all classes.

*Parents must be in the pool for Waterbabies.


Hartsville Adult Basketball

Rumble at the Y!” Looking for some great exercise and to be part of a team? Join us for this fast paced adult basketball league. Players ages 18 and up compete on teams in our gym on Saturdays. Practices with be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Registration deadline is June 4, 2016.

When: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm –Basketball9pm

June 13-July 28, 2016

Times will depend on number of teams.

COST: $250 per team

Location: Hartsville YMCA

111 East Carolina Avenue

Hartsville SC 29550

843 383 4547


Hartsville Youth Basketball

Looking for some great exercise and to be part of a team? Join us for this fast paced youth sports league. Players ages 7 through 14 compete on teams in our gym on Saturdays. Practices with be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Registration deadline is June 4, 2016.

When: Evaluations June 7 & 9

Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm -8:30pm June 14-July 21, 2016

Times will depend on number of teams.

COST: $15 for members &  $22 for potential members

Location: Hartsville YMCA

111 East Carolina Avenue

Hartsville SC 29550boysbball

843 383 4547



Melt the Muffin Top

Hartsville YMCA

Start the New Year off right with our new program “A Year of Fitness”. This month we are giving you a new challenge to shake up your workout routine! For May, the challenge is to do lots of midsection exercises. Get your calendar signed by a staff member each day after you complete the daily challenge for more chances to win. Keep your calendar with you or in our Challenge Folder in the Fitness Center. There will be a drawing at the end of the month for a gift certificate from the monthly sponsor. May sponsor: HottDogs Grooming and Boarding.

When: May 1-31, 2016

Location: Hartsville YMCA

111 East Carolina Avenuemuffin

Hartsville SC 29550

843 383 4547

Sponsored By: HottDogs Grooming and Boarding



Diabetes Prevention Program



If you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes, you can make small, measurable changes that can reduce your risk and help you live a happier, healthier life. Change is tough—we can help.



• 16 weekly sessions, then by 8
monthly sessions.
• Led by a trained Lifestyle
• A group that offers motivation
and support.



Contact Nique Knockemus at 843.383.4547 or

Hartsville YMCA Summer Programs

GirlsGet ready for the best summer ever!

*Bring bag lunch, towel, and swimsuit for all full day camps.

Summer Day CampMay 31-August 12, Ages 4-12. Safe and fun care provided for your children from 7am-6pm each weekday using age-appropriate activities, good character values, and fun themes. Registration fee $20, Y-member $70 per week/potential member $90 per week, daily rate without camps $30. (There is a $5 weekly discount for 2nd child in same family). You may choose to do early drop off at 6:30am for $15 per week. NON-REFUNDABLE/NON-TRANSFERABLE.

Lickety Split 5KJune 11, 8am. Walk or run our summer road race as it winds through beautiful historic neighborhoods. Sign up at the front desk.

Preregister on or before 6/1   $20 Y-member/$25 potential member

Registration on or after 6/2 $25 Y-member/$30 potential member

The Kids Fun Run is a flat fee of $10. T-shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered racers. Race day entries will be taken up until 7:40am.

Hammerheads Swim Team—Join the Hammerheads Summer Season! Our coaches focus upon bringing out the best in each swimmer and beating your last best time, not other children. Ages 5 & up are welcome. Must be able to swim the length of the pool unassisted. Practices April 4–June 5 are MWTh 3:30-5pm. Practices June 6-July 21 are MTW 3:30-5pm. Members ONLY for $33 per child/per month & $5 off each additional child in the family.

Rent Our Pool—Enjoy the use of our pool for your next birthday party, team celebration, or youth group event! As low as $60 for Y member and $120 for potential member. Sign up at the front desk.

City Swim – Th & F 3-4:30pm all summer long. Free community swim with proof of residence. Kids 16 & under must have parent present.

Youth Spin ClassJune 6-August 12, 9:30-10am. Mondays. Ages 11 & up. Want to be a part of the exciting indoor cycling classes? Here is your chance! Meet in Studio C. FREE to members. Tennis shoes required.


*All Specialty Camp participants have the option of extended care at the Y until 6pm at no additional cost! Just bring a sack lunch, swimsuit, and towel.


Specialty Camps

Water Ski CampJune 6-10, 7:30am-10:30am. Ages 7-15. Veteran instructor, Steve Roos, delights in introducing your child to water skiing or improving his or her skills. The small camp size allows generous time behind the boat and encourages rapid progression from two skis to one. Limit 10 students. Groups will be divided by age of students. Wear bathing suit, bring towel and sunscreen. Make sure the participant is eager to learn and NOT afraid of lake water! There will be lifeguards and helpers present. Y-member $100/potential member $130.

Horsemanship CampJune 27-July 1, 8:30am-12pm. Ages 5-15. Held at Pleasant Valley Stables and includes riding, grooming & leading, maintaining and care of horses and exotic animals. Fun on inflatables is included. On Friday, we will have a rodeo that parents can see! Wear jeans & tennis shoes/boots and bring lunch. Y-member $160/potential member $180.

Miss Manners CampJune 20-June 24, 10am-4pm. Ages 5-10. Your little princess will enjoy fun activities involving skin care, modeling, table manners, and more. Will conclude on Friday with a Tea Party and Fashion Show that afternoon. Y-member $80/potential member $100.

Musical Theater & Drama Camp—June 13-17, 9am-12pm. Ages 5-12. This week is a perfect opportunity for kids to enjoy a memorable experience while singing and dancing and making new friends. We will close the week with a performance on Friday. Y-member $80/potential member $100.

Boating CampJune 13-17, 9am-12pm. Ages 8-14. If you love the water, you will love this camp. We will canoe, kayak, and take a field trip to the beach to learn paddle boarding. Sign up quickly—only 8 kids can be a part of this camp! Y-member $160/potential member $180.

Fun Factory CampJune 27-July 1, 9:30am-12pm. Ages 3-5. Calling all little tots! Spend each day of this camp having fun with a different activity. Y-members $80/potential members $100.

Tumbling & Gymnastics CampJune 6-10, Ages 6-10. 9am-12pm. Under the guidance of our counselors, campers will focus on developing new skills. Trampolines, team building exercises, obstacle courses, strength and much more! We will have a field trip to Hi-Wire to show off our skills. Please wear shorts and tennis shoes. Y-member $100/potential member $125.

Twisted Sports Camp—July 5-8, 9am-12pm. Ages 7-12. Come join us for non-traditional sports, x-games, teen extreme, relay races and more! We will go to Plex in Columbia for our field trip! Y-members $80/potential members $100.

Christian Values CampJuly 17-22, Ages rising 9th through just-graduated 12th grade. This five night experience located in Black Mountain, NC is the most fun and the most thought-provoking you will EVER attend. Themed mixers, talent show, family feud, devotionals, family groups, Eureka treats, and the Fire of Friendship are just a taste of what’s in store for you. Accommodations are dormitory-style and meals while on the mountain are included. Visit for more details. Requires 4 volunteer hours at the YMCA prior to camp. All campers $435. Rate goes up in June. See Denise or Nique for more info. Fundraising opportunities available.

Puzzle Pieces CampJuly 18-22, 9:30am-12pm. Ages 6-12. In conjunction with the Darlington County Autism Support Group the camp will contain aspects of music and movement as well as developmentally appropriate cognitive and social skills. Children will engage in play, swim, art, music, and other therapeutic activities. We will also have a field trip to McLeod Farms. $30 per child.

Dance Camp for Kids & TeensJuly 11-15. Ages 6-9, 9:30am-12pm. Ages 10-14, 1pm-3pm. Kids will twirl into a world of dance fun and teens will experience cutting edge styles of dance. Each group will have a dance showcase on the final day of camp. Y-members $80/potential members $100.

Adventure Camp—July 18-22, 9am-12. Ages 8-12. Join the fun with daily trips experiencing campcraft, outdoor skills, hiking, nature activities and more! Y-members $80/potential members $100.

Hook, Line & Sinker CampJuly 25-29, 9am-12. Ages 6-14. Learn all of the fishing basics and cast your line at private ponds. Bring snack/drink, fishing pole, tackle box, towel and sunscreen. Y-member $95/potential member $125.

Rodeo Camp—July 25-29, Ages 5-15. 8:30am-12pm. Be a part of this exciting camp at Pleasant Valley Stables! Campers will learn barrel riding, pole bending, and mechanical bull riding. We will also enjoy exotic animals and inflatables. Parents can join us for a rodeo on Friday.  Y-member $160/potential member $180.

Tennis & Pickleball CampAug 1-5, 9am-12pm. Ages 7-12. Instructors will offer a great way for your child to be introduced to tennis focusing on the rules of the game and fundamental techniques nurturing a love of the game. Wear shorts, tennis shoes, and bring tennis racquet.  Y-member costs $80/potential member $100.

Cheer Camp—Aug 1-5, 9:30am-12pm. Ages 6-10. Campers will focus on developing new skills such as jumps, formations, teamwork, and dance routines. At the end of the week, campers will perform their cheer and dance routines during a pep rally for family and friends. Please wear shorts and tennis shoes. Y-member $80/potential member $100.

Football Fun Camp—August 1-5, 9:30am-12pm. Ages 7-12. Campers will have fun learning football, teamwork, and skills. Y-member $80/potential member $100.

Summer 2016 Teen Camps—Get ready for the best summer ever! This summer the Hartsville & Darlington YMCAs are teaming up to offer all new programming for our teens: “Ready for Life” Teen Summer! The program will run June 6-July 1 and July 11-29 (7 weeks total) MTTh 10am-4pm. We welcome ages 13-17. The cost is $40 weekly. Teens will be bused between Hartsville and Darlington facilities depending on the activities. Lunches and physical fitness time will be provided daily. Local field trips to be taken every week.


Summer Membership Specials

*May Special: Bring your church bulletin and pay no joining fee.together

*June Special: ½ off joining fee.

*July Special: Pay a fourth of the joining fee (Happy 4th of July!)



Hartsville Summer Day Camp

Not sure what to do when the kids are out of school? Sign them up for our camp which ensures fun, education, exercise and fellowship. Summer Day Camp will run Monday through Friday, May 31—August 12, 2016 at the Hartsville YMCA. Parents can drop off their children beginning at 7 a.m. and pick up as late as 6 p.m. The first week of camp, students will need to bring a bagged lunch. For the rest of the summer we will provide breakfast and lunch. Students will need to bring the following items each day: swimsuit and towel. Please make sure that comfortable cool clothing and tennis shoes are worn daily to ensure safe play. First week’s tuition and registration fees are due at sign up. Remember parents: feel free to visit our day camp at any time!


May 31 through August 12, 2016


Registration Fee: $20

Members: $70/week & Potential Members: $90/week

Daily Rate: $30/day for maximum of 2 days


*There is a $15/week fee charged for early drop-off and a $5/every 15 minutes for late pick up

*Early drop off begins at 6:30am


Teen Summer Programming

Hartsville & Darlington YMCAs

Get ready for the best summer ever! This summer the Hartsville & Darlington YMCAs are teaming up to offer all new programming for our teens: “Ready for Life” Teen Summer! Teens will be bussed between Hartsville and Darlington facilities depending on the activities. Lunches and physical fitness time will be provided daily. Local field trips to be taken every week.




$40 a week


June 6-July1 and July 11-29 (7 weeks total)

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from10am-4pm


Weekly Themes will include: Nutrition and Fitness, Personal Finance, Career Week, Daily Life Management, Spirituality and Relationships, The Importance of Community, plus an End of Summer Blowout and End of Summer trips!

More info

Brooke 843 383 4547


Adult Basketball League

Upper Pee Dee YMCA

Put together a team for league play in Hartsville and Chesterfield. It’s a great way to get exercise while having fun in friendly competition.

  • Minimum age is 18
  • Cost is $350 per team with a maximum of 6 teams per branchBasketball
  • Teams must provide their own jerseys and colors need to be approved by Brady
  • There can be 8 players on a roster with 2 alternates—one player needs to be a “player coach”

When: Team fees due March 31st, play begins 2nd week of April

Location: Upper Pee Dee YMCA—Chesterfield & Hartsville

CONTACT: Brady for more info @ 843 623 9622


Swim Team

Hartsville YMCA Hammerheads

Spring/Summer 2016 Season

Have you ever wanted to be on the YMCA Hammerheads swim team? If so, come to the Hartsville YMCA Pool on April 4th to start a new swim season with some NEW SWIM COACHES. 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 spring/summer season involves meets in South Carolina, but swimmers only need to participate in 2 meets to qualify for the state meet. Please see the front desk for more information.


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


•Start Monday, April 4th= 3:30-5pm Monday (Come meet our New coaches & enjoy fun swim activities)

•Practices will be on Mon, Wed, & Thu=3:30-5:00pm

Swim girl fall⇒Beginning June 6th practices will be on Mon, Tues, & Wed= 3:30-5pm

Season ends July 21, 2016