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:



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. Click on the Apply Now link on our home page to apply.

Now Accepting Applications For:

Aquatics Water Instructor

After School Counselors

Gymnastics Instructor


Certified Personal Trainer

Daytime Zumba Instructor

Yoga instructor

Bible Study

Men’s Bible Study

The power of men in Christian fellowship cannot be overestimated as a dynamic discipleship tool. These studies are created specifically for men and the issues they face. Join us weekly for scripture study & inspirational messages by various local community religious leaders.

Thursdays 6:30 – 7:00 am in the Conference Room


Women’s Bible Study

Women will meet for the study of scripture and lead discussions about the readings using the S.O.A.P. method to dig deeper into the scriptures.

S: Scripture – Writing God’s word on a daily basis

O: Obervation – See what is going on in scripture

A: Application – Applying the scriptures

P: Prayer – Praying to grow in Christ

Starting September 5 – a study of Proverbs 31.

Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 am in the YZone

Special Needs Swim Lessons

Our swimming lessons for children for special needs is a great way to serve children with any special need. We know that not every child learns the same way, so we’re patient and understanding with ALL of our swimmers. Swimming is an ideal activity for kids, especially those with special needs, because it can also showcase hidden abilities and talents. We focus on positivity and celebrate accomplishments big and small!

View our current class offerings by downloading the flyer.

Contact our Aquatics Director with questions about this program.



Registration for the  2018-2019 school year is open!

Let our staff unlock the door to your child’s personal and academic success.

YMCA buses pick-up from several Sumter School District elementary & middle schools, and Wilson Hall. Our program  includes academic assistance, physical activity, art, and transfer to other YMCA programs. We also have a drop off  program for homeschooled children and other schools.

The program hours are based on Sumter County School dismissal and ends at 6:00 pm. Fees include all-day teacher workdays and scheduled early dismissal days.


$25 registration fee per child per school year

Monthly fee: $200/members and  $300/potential members

Club Y for Kindergarten – 5th grade

High Y for 6th – 8th grade

Registration is open throughout the year with limited space. Immunization records are due at the time of registration.

Download Afterschool Flier

Download Afterschool Registration

Parent Handbook

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.

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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.