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:



Mid Week Meal Prep

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.

Meal Prep Flyer

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cost: $30 per class

Minimum: 5 participants
Limit: 10 participants

**Classes held in Y-Zone kitchen.

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

Current flyer

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: Observation – See what is going on in scripture

A: Application – Applying the scriptures

P: Prayer – Praying to grow in Christ

Current flyer

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

Prince and Princess Ball

The annual princess ball is now for princes and princesses! Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, games, and most of all a night with your child!

Date:  March 9

Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm

Registration: is now open through March 7

Cost:  $40 per couple, $10 additional prince or princess

Includes: DJ, meal, beverages, tiara/crown and color professional photo

Download the current flyer.

Move Well Today Diabetes Exercise Program

This 12 week evidence based fitness intervention program is designed to help individuals who living with diabetes or  are pre-diabetic, manage diabetes and track changes in glucose levels and fitness parameters. Physician consent required. Stop by the member services desk today and pick up your application.

Applications Due: January 20, 2019

Session Dates: January 29 – April 18

Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30 am – 11:00am

No cost to participant

Meet in Conference Room for education

Come dressed for exercise



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.