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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:



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.


Youth Soccer

Join us for our fourth year of soccer. Children will have a great time learning the fundamentals of soccer, teamwork, sportsmanship, and will get LOTS of exercise! We can’t wait to see you on the field. Practices will be held Monday-Friday depending on coaches availability. We are in need of volunteer coaches. Applications are available online and at the member service desk. Sign up to be a part of your child’s team!


Feb. 6 – Mar. 3

Late registration starts March 4 with a $10 late fee, if space is available.

Season Dates:

Mar. 27 – May 26


3 – 6 y/o:  $25/Member     $40/Potential Member

7 – 8 y/o:  $45/Member     $70/Potential Member

Youth Basketball League

Learning teamwork and building athletic skills in any sport can help your child develop who they will become years down the road. What fun it is for them to obtain these goals while playing their favorite sport of basketball! Your child will work out with other players to develop their knowledge of teamwork, discipline and the basic fundamentals needed to be successful in this game and in life. They will have the opportunity to reunite with old friends while making some new friends.


Basketball Schedules

5-6 year olds

7-8 year old boys

7-9 year old girls

9-10 year old boys

10+ year old girls

11-12 year old boys – Revised 12/22


Ages: 5 – 15, boys and girls
Cost: $50/members $75/potential members

Registration: Closed

Coaches: Volunteer applications are available HERE and at the member service desk.

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: Feb. 17

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:

Afterschool Counselor

Swim Instructor


Bus Driver


Group Exercise Instructor

Personal Trainer

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.

Meal Prep Monday

It can seem overwhelming to make your meals in advance, but can save you stress in the long run. We’re here to show you how to prepare multiple meals in just two hours. It can save you hours of work during the week and give you more time to spend with your family! Participants must register at the YMCA front desk and bring 6 containers to take their meals home. Members and potential members are welcome.  Current Flier

Monday, March 20

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cost: $30 per class

Minimum: 5 participants
Limit: 10 participants

Registration open through March 17
**Classes held in Y-Zone kitchen.

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


Father/Daughter Princess Ball

Surrounded by music and laughter, dads and daughters dine, dance and create special memories during a magical night of royal splendor when every girl is a princess.  Join us for a magical night of priceless family moments!

Download 2017 Flier

Date:  Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Registration: Jan. 9 – Mar. 10

*$10 late registration starts Mar. 11

Cost:  $40 per couple, $10 additional princess

Includes: DJ, meal, beverages, tiara and color photo

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.