View All Schedules
Find us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterFollow us on Youtube

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:



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

Registration: Oct. 10 – Nov. 3

$10 late fee applies Nov. 4 – 10 if space is available

Online Registration Available Oct. 10

Practice Begins: November 14

Games Begin: December 9

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

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.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Race Day Registration begins at 8 am.

Race begins at 9 am

Gobbler Dash: Free, Ages 4- 9

Prize to all participants, Awards to overall top three finishers

Turkey Trot: Certified course, finish line & chip timers by Strictly Running, *T-shirts, & more!

Register by Nov 21:

18+:  $20

17 & Under: $15

Late Registration: Nov 22-24:

18+:  $30

17 & Under: $25

Special Prizes & Awards:

Craziest Hat, Ugliest Shoes, Most Decorative Water Bottle, Oldest and Youngest finisher, First Dog and First Stroller across finish line, Person that traveled the farthest, Stan DuBose Award for Oldest Finisher

*T-shirts only guaranteed to first 500 early registrants.

Online Registration

Download 2016 Registration Form and Flier

Course Map

2015 Race Results

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please follow the link HERE to register. Type the word “volunteer” in the Search box. For more information, contact Denise Lewis at 803- 773-1404

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.

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.