|The South Gaston YMCA is a non-profit organization committed to helping you live a balanced, healthy life in spirit, mind and body. We make a positive impact in the Gaston County community through encouraging wellness and family.||
Address & Phone:
3210 Union Road
Monday – Thursday: 4:30am – 10:00pm
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Kid Zone Hours (5 – 9 years old):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
South Gaston YMCA
CURRENT & UPCOMING PROGRAMS
Youth Swim Lessons
Ages: 6 years +
Youth Swim Lessons promote stroke development, personal water safety, water sports, rescue and personal growth are included. During all swim lessons, participants and instructors find opportunities to learn and demonstrate the YMCA core values, (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith).
Session Days & Times:
Saturdays – 11:15 – 12:00pm, Tuesdays/Thursdays – 6:15-7:00pm
Fees per session:
Program participants: $65
Spring Youth Soccer
Join the Gaston County Family YMCA for Spring Soccer 2014. Our recreational league is in our second season of a new curriculum with proven success, and backed by Belmont Abbey College Soccer Coaches! This program allows children to progressively develop their skills with smaller team sizes, professional practice plans for coaches, and more opportunities for each child than ever before. We focus on family involvement, team building, confidence, and developing our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. Register online or download the form below.
Children ages 3 – 12 will play in the following leagues: Under 5, Under 7, Under 9, and Under 13 years old. Registration is open until March 10th. Late registration will result in a $10 late fee if space is available.
When and Where
Practice begins the week of March 24th, and games will follow beginning March 31st. Practice takes place twice weekly on Monday or Tuesday and Saturday for one hour. After the first week of practice, all weekday practices will include half practice and half game, and all Saturday practices will include half practice and half game. All games will take place at the Pharr Family YMCA at 208 Main Street, McAdenville.
- Your Time Commitment is one weekday (Mon or Tue) and Saturday throughout the season.
Contact- Ben Oeser – firstname.lastname@example.org, 704.824.1131.
Member – $50
Program-participant - $75
Say Hello to Summer!
Camping, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group as they engage in physical, social and educational activities.
The Gaston County Family YMCA offers five camp locations throughout the county during the 10-week summer following the Gaston County Schools calendar. Our 2014 Camp information will be released shortly and registration is scheduled to begin February 1st for all YMCA Members.
|Week 1 – June 16 – 20||Week 7 – July 28 – August 1|
|Week 2– June 23 – 27||Week 8– August 4 – 8|
|Week 3– June 30 – July 4*||Week 9 – August 11 – 15|
|Week 4– July 7 – 11||Week 10– August 18 – 22|
|Week 5– July 14 – 18|
|Week 6- July 21 – 25||* No camp Friday, July 4th|
Financial Assistance is limited. Early registration is highly recommended.
Annual Indoor Triathlon
Saturday, February, 22nd; first heat @ 8:00 a.m.
Location: Stowe Family YMCA, 196 YMCA Dr, Belmont, NC 28012
This physical challenge will get your blood pumping as you participate in three timed events. This event is perfect for all ages.
- Swim—10 minutes
- Stationary Spin Bike—20 minutes
- Treadmill—15 minutes
Ages: 9 years to Adult
Program Participants: $25
Registration ends February 20th.
Composite place finishing equals total score (example, 1st in swim, 5th in bike, 7th in run is 13 points). Lowest point total wins.
Awards will be announced after the final finisher.
Age groups by gender -
Under 13; 14 – 19; 20 – 32; 33 – 45; 46 – 59; 60+
Register online or at the front desk using this race information.
Adult Men’s Basketball League
Register today for our Men’s Basketball League. This two division league offers both fellowship and friendly competition beginning in March 2nd 2014. Divisions will be split in to age groups: 16 years+, and 35 years+
Register as a team or an individual. Open now through March 12 or until full.
Individual Registration – Members – $25, Program participants – $50
Team Registration – Each player on a team will register individually, and pay their member or program participant rate even if they are signed up on a team.
Sunday Afternoons from 2:00 – 5:00 pm, and Wednesday Evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Stowe Family YMCA beginning March 23rd. An end-of-season tournament will start on Sunday, April 27th.
Seven player minimum, 11 player maximum
Ben Oeser at email@example.com or by calling 704.824.1131.
The Y 5K Race Series
The Gaston County Family YMCA is proud to announce the 2014 YMCA 5K Race Series, a five race event throughout the county. Series registration includes specialized shirt and bib as well as qualify for Series awards.
- Cherry Blossom 5K Friday, April 25 at 6:00 pm
- Gastonia Grizzlies 5K Friday, July 18 at 6:00 pm
- Labor Day 5K Monday, September 1 at 8:00 am
- Spencer Mountain 5K Saturday, November 8 at 8:00 am
- ChristmasTown 5K Saturday, November 29 at 6:00 pm
Registration for all five races is $111. Individual race registration will begin 90 days prior to each race. Due to race limits, registration through the YMCA 5K Race Series is the only way to ensure your spot.
Register below or download form here
2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE
KinderDance (Ballet and Tap) Ages 3-4
- Monday 4:30 pm
This class will focus on three main goals of creative movement: time, space, and energy. Students will be introduced to basic dance elements and ballet technique.
Junior Dance (Ages 5-7)
- Monday 5:15 pm
This class will focus on ballet technique, elements of modern dance, and jazz. Students will learn ballet terminology and movements during the ballet time. In modern dance students will learn to create their own choreography based on time, space, and energy. During jazz students will learn musical theatre and hip/hop type movement.
Senior Dance (Ages 8-10)
- Wednesday 4:15 pm
All class are held at the Pharr YMCA.
Class fees: Deposit – $20.oo/one time
Members – $40.00/month
Nonmembers – $50.00/month
CLICK HERE for a printable registration form.
For additional information:
Contact Ben Oeser at firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 824-1131
Kindergym for ages 3 & 4.
JuniorGym for ages 5, 6, & 7
SeniorGym for ages 8-11.
YMCA Gymnastics is a class for boys and girls with age appropriate skills in tumbling, floor exercises, bars, vault, and beams! Rolls, handstands, cartwheels, and other fundamental floor exercises are taught all in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere.
All class are held at the Pharr YMCA.
Please register your child and they will be placed in a class that suits their skills. Preferences do not gurantee class days and times.
Days & Times:
Classes are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and run from 3:oo pm through 7:00 pm. Each class is 45 minutes long.
Class fees: Non-refundable registration fee $20.00 per studentMembers – $40.00/month Program Participants – $50.00/month
CLICK HERE for printable registration form.
Contact Ben Oeser at email@example.com or (704) 824-1131.
Middle School Madness
Ages: Middle School Students
Join the Stowe Family YMCA each month for an evening of dancing, basketball, video games, and more! The Y is just for teens! We will offer a dance, basketball and/or dodgeball tournaments, video games, pizza, snacks, swimming for all who attend from 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm.
Dates & Times: September – May
Third Friday of each month, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
2014 Spring Semester Dates:
Friday, January 24
Friday, February 21
Friday, March 21
Friday, April 11
Friday, May 16
Members – FREE
Non Members – $6
Holiday Break and Spring Break Camp
Holiday Break and Spring Break Camp
The YMCA offers full day care during extended school breaks at both the Central and Stowe YMCA locations. This includes Holiday Break 2013 (December 23 – 30) and Spring Break 2014 (April 21 – 25). Full Day care will be provided for all registered at either a daily or weekly rate.
Students registered for After School and/or Summer Camp at the YMCA are not automatically registered or charged for this program. Specific Registration is necessary.
Care will not be provided:
- December 24 and 25, 2013
- January 1, 2014
- April 18, 2014
The camp day is from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm daily.
Please see the below registration form for specific dates and rates.