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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:



AOA Christmas Celebration

School House BBQ
Our active older adults (AOA) are venturing to Scranton, SC to have lunch at the School House BBQ. We will leave the Y at 10am and be back before 2pm. We will have a white elephant
gift exchange and an ugly Christmas sweater contest.

Bring a present and dress to impress!
Friday, Dec. 16
10am – 2pm
Registration: November 17 – December 15
Cost: $12 per person (potential members welcome)
Please contact Cathy Mason or Daniela Bachmeier for additional information.

Warriors to Wellness

Military Membership

November is Military Family Month. At the Sumter Family YMCA, we recognize that military spouses, partners and families need a place to be healthy, find support and belong.

Warriors to Wellness is a program designed to support military personnel and their families; to help make life easier by offering reduced cost or free programs and services.

Discover the benefits of Warriors to Wellness HERE

Our Base2Base Race helps support this effort. Find out more information about our 2017 event HERE.

Give Blood

Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer donor, a  person like you who makes the choice to donate. There is no substitute for your         donation.

Help save a life this holiday season by donating blood at the  Sumter YMCA.

Tuesday, December 6

7:30 am – 12:30 pm

To schedule your appointment, please contact Daniela Bachmeier at 773-1404 or go to sponsor code: YMCASumter.




Support United Ministries

Our circumstances from today to tomorrow can change in the midst of a storm.

The Sumter Family YMCA has partnered with Sumter United Ministries to help replenishing The Lord’s Cupboard.  Many folks in our Sumter community relied on Sumter United Ministries for food during the storm causing a shortage. We are asking our YMCA members to help restock their pantry.

Nov. 1 – Dec. 23



Canned Meats

Ramen Noodles


Cereal Bread Jelly or Jam


Rice Dry peas/Beans

Snack Pack

Canned Vegetables (No Corn, Peas, or Green Beans)

Donations of canned food will be accepted near the member service desk and youth center desk.

This is a mission driven program organized by the YMCA Christian Emphasis Committee.

Kid’s Night Out

Ages: 6 weeks – 13 years

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 dinnYMCA_0729.JPGer, lots of fun and a movie to wind down the night.

Fridays: Nov. 18, Dec. 16

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.

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.