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Welcome to Your Y

At the YMCA of Sumter, we exist to strengthen the local community. Together with people like you, we nurture the potential of kids, help people understand and improve their health, and support our neighbors.

What’s New?

Well….we’ve got a lot going on and we’re going to share! Our website is full of exciting news and information about our great Y including these upcoming programs below:



October YFIT Classes

The dates have been set for our fall YFIT classes. For more details visit our YFIT page.


Commit to Be YFIT

Class Session: October 11 – November 15

Tuesdays, 6-7 pm

Registration: September 27 – October 11

Location: YMCA Conference Room

CTBYFIT Class Flier



Class Session: October 10 – November 14

Mondays, 6-7 pm

Registration: September 26- October 10

YFIT Camp Class Flier

Turkey Trot

Be thankful for all of life’s blessings…especially your health! Start Thanksgiving off the right way with the Sumter Family YMCA’s Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk. Bring your family, your friends and even your pets as celebrate health and wellness.

Fly through the Turkey Trot course, carve out good habits and leave tracks behind for fellow pilgrims to follow!

Save the Date: November 24, 2016

Race Day Registration begins at 8 am.

Race begins at 9 am

2016 Registration Form and Flier

Course Map

2015 Race Results

Now Hiring!


The YMCA of Sumter often searches for quality employees to continue our mission. If you’re interested in joining the YMCA staff, download the employment application and deliver to the YMCA of Sumter front desk. The YMCA of Sumter is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. Download Employment Application

Now Accepting Applications For:

Afterschool Counselor

Swim Instructor


Personal Trainer

Bus Driver


Group Exercise Instructor

Yoga Instructor

Please download and complete your application. You may scan and e-mail your completed application to the person indicated in the individual job posting or drop off at the member service desk.

Safe Sitters

This is a 6 1/2 hour essential curriculum designed for busy schedules. It includes Babysitting as a Business (babysitting ethics), success on the job, child care essentials, safetsafe sittery for the sitter, injury management, preventing problem behavior, care of a choking infant and child. It introduces

preventing injuries and behavior management.

Cost: $60

Ages: minimum12 years old

When: October 8

9:00am – 3:30pm

Registration is open thru October 1

Location: YMCA conference room


Try a game of Pickleball. It’s fun, simple and easy to learn. No skills are required to play. There is no registration or fees.

The Y will provide all of the equipment and court area. Feel free to bring in your own paddles and ball. Remember to invite your friends.

Team Size: Teams of two or play a two on one

Cost: Free

Time: Tue/Thur: 9:00 – 11:00 am

Ask the member service desk for assistance to set up the equipment.

2016 Annual Campaign

Annual CampaignEvery day, the YMCA of Sumter gives our community the support it needs to learn, grow and thrive. From advocacy to food security, disease prevention to athletics, childcare to dance classes, everything we do helps strengthen our neighborhood and the people who live here.

But keeping Sumter  great is a full-time job. Every day, our community faces new challenges that create a greater need for the work we do. And we need your help to do it. Your gift
can help Sumter and everyone in it shine.

For a better you. For a better community. For a better us.

Click HERE to learn how you can make a difference.

Mission Moments

As a non-profit organization, the YMCA of Sumter uses resources to build the local community. Our Mission Moments are some of the local stories of help provided to families of Sumter.

Learn More »

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thu: 4:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri: 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat: 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.