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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:



2017 Summer Camp

YMCA Summer Camp is a safe and fun way to enjoy the summer. Meeting new friends, learning new skills, having fun! Our camp staff is ready to help with memory-making day camp experiences.Kids have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence, and creativity, and parents have peace of mind knowing your kids are in a safe and enriching place.


2017 Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Flyers – each camp flyer is available within the descriptions on the camp page.

Summer Camp Registration Form

CIT (Counselors in Training) Camp Letter and Application

Summer Camp Handbook for Parents

For specific information on all of our camps, go to the Camps page HERE.


May and Summer Classes Now Available!

May Schedule

Summer Schedule

Important Dates:

Monday, April 3 – Registration opens for May and Summer classes

Saturday, April 29 – Grand Opening (10am – 12pm) 220 Pine Street

Monday, May 1 – Classes Begin

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Kid’s Night Out

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Take advantage of our KNO program and enjoy an evening while your kids are having the time of their lives at the YMCA. This program offers safe, affordable care for your child, ages 6 weeks to 13 years old. It is a fun, safe way for your child to meet friends, participate in games and activities designed to promote social interaction and cooperation! We will provide dinner, lots of fun and a movie to wind down the night.

Friday: March 17, May 19, June2

Saturday, April 22

Time: 6:30pm – 11:30pm

Cost: Members/$15.00 per child
Potential Members/$25.00 per child

Participants must be registered no later than 6pm the Thursday prior to each KNO in order to receive the advertised price. A $10 late registration fee will be added from then on.

Kid’s Night Out Registration Form

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:

Gymnastics Coach

Tumbling Instructor

Gymnastics Instructor

Gymnastics Instructor II

Swim Instructor


Bus Driver


Personal Trainer

Yoga Instructor

Summer Camp Counselor

Assistant Director Camp Mac Boykin

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.

Masters Swimming

Our Masters Team (18+ years of age) program appropriately challenges beginner to competitive swimmers by improving stroke technique. Not only is swimming a life skill, but this program will help you develop a healthier lifestyle, build relationships and reach your personal fitness goals. Whether you are a traditional competitive master’s swimmer, an open water swimmer, a triathlete, or you just want to swim for fun, this program is for you! Once registered, you will receive a welcome packet.  Every Monday you will receive an email with your workout for the week.  We will attempt to pair up swimmers that can swim the same schedule.  We are all one team, here to support one another.  Register for the SYS Masters today at the front desk!

Annual Registration Fee: $25

Monthly Fee: $15

Competition: Participation in Masters Swim Meets is both fun and challenging. It is also entirely optional.

IN ORDER TO COMPETE ALL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BE REGISTERED WITH U.S. MASTERS SWIMMING. YMCA of Sumter is registered with USMS as Sumter YMCA Swordfish Masters (SYS). Registration for the USMS is a separate cost. Register at

Benefits of a USMS membership include:

* Opportunities to compete locally or nationally in pool, open-water, clinics, and fitness challenge events;

* Ability to track and record your fitness progress and goals;

* Subscription to SWIMMER magazine, member e-newsletter, and access to resources and materials on the USMS website


Annual Report 2016

The YMCA of Sumter hosted its annual meeting at The O’Donnell house on January 27 to celebrate a successful 2016. YMCA staff, volunteers and community members were recognized for their dedication and commitment to the mission of our organization. Highlights of individual and community impact moments reinforced the influence our Y had in strengthening our community. To learn more about the work and mission of our Y, open the link for a copy of our annual report.


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.