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Welcome to Your Y

130124-190BAt 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 for Spring 2014?

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:

»   The Y. So Much More Than a Gym- Watch video HERE.

»   2014 Annual Campaign- The Y. So Much More.

»  NEW! Painting by the Pool

»  NEW! Active Older Adults

»   NEW! Zumbathon- 5/17

»   NEW! Team Perseverance- Updated 4/10

»  Youth Soccer and Volleyball Schedules, Updated

»   NEW! Personal Training

»   NEW! Lift, Swim, Shoot Competition

»    NEW! Techniques of Lifting Class

»   Lifeguard Classes

»   Aquatic Personal Training

»   Arthritis Aerobics Class

»   Check out our Y videos on You Tube!

Online Registration Instructions HERE.





Team Perseverance Basketball

A New Travel Ball Experience at the YMCA

The Sumter Family YMCA is now partnering with Team Perseverance Basketball to provide your child an opportunity to be a part of an elite basketball experience!  If you would like to enhance your basketball skills, work on making your middle or  high school team or possibly obtain a college scholarship, Team Perseverance Basketball is for you!  Meet new friends, travel and enjoy the experience!  We use teaching the fundamentals of basketball as a catalyst to teaching life skills. They will learn many skills and drills while in a caring Christian environment.

Practice Schedule

 Grades 3 – 8  (boys and girls)

Mondays & Wednesdays:  5:30 – 7:00pm, Fridays 6:00 – 7:30pm

Grades 9 – 12  (boys and girls)

Mondays & Wednesdays:  6:30 – 8:30pm, Fridays 6:00 – 7:30pm

JV and Varsity Tournament Schedule

Registration: Current registration is for all student-athletes that wish to:

*  Play on a traveling team to compete in tournaments

*  Work on their skills to reach the next level

*  Train to be a candidate for a college scholarhip

*  Or, just to participate in the workouts

NOTE:  Participants must understand that this is an intense program that includes both conditioning and skills work.

Ages for Skills Training:  8 -  18 years, boys and girls

Register for skills training Here

Team Tryouts: Currently available for boys and girls on our 5th, 7th, 10th and 11th grade teams.

Register for Tryouts:  Contact Coach J. Allen at 795-5513 or Junko Allen

Regular Season: March – August

Cost: $300 per player

For more information, contact Coach J. Allen

Perseverance Basketball (803) 773-1404 or

email: Junko Allen

Download Team Perseverance Handbook


Aquatic Personal Training

Splash up your workout routine!

A Personal Trainer is available Monday thru Friday to assist and motivate you. Purchase one of the listed sessions. A Trainer is scheduled in advance, thus these sessions are non-refundable without documented evidence of non participation from a physician.

*Personalized training to provide you with constant motivation and maximized workout time.

*High resistance created by the water for a tough workout, with little to no impact on joints and bones.

*Combine water workouts with land for intense cross-training.

Information and Package Rates HERE

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.