|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
Fall Youth Soccer
Join the Gaston County Family YMCA for Fall Soccer 2015. Our recreational league 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 August 24th. Late registration will result in a $10 late fee if space is available.
When and Where
Practice begins the week of August 31st, and games will follow beginning September 14th. Practice takes place twice weekly, either on Monday or Tuesday, and Saturday for one hour. Starting September 14th, each weekday games will be game only, and on Saturdays, teams will get 30 minutes of practice before their game. All practices and 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.
- There will not be practices on Labor Day (Monday, September 7th), but coaches will have the option to make this day up during that week.
- Coaches Only Meetings: Tuesday, August 25th at the Stowe YMCA in Belmont:
- U5 and U7 Coaches at 7:00 pm
- U9 and U13 Coaches at 8:00 pm
Contact- Ben Oeser – email@example.com, 704.824.1131.
Member – $52
Program-participant – $77
The Burn: Labor Day 5K presented by CaroMont Health
Join us for the 2nd Annual YMCA Labor Day 5K: The Burn!
Monday, September 7th@ 8:00am
Accept the challenge this Labor Day, September 7th, by taking on the Tower Trail at Crowders Mountain State Park. This up and back race will begin at 8:00 am at the Linwood Road access and follow the winding gravel road just past the 1.5 trail marker. Space is limited.
Parking: All parking will be available at Karyae Park, 4227 Linwood Road (0.7 miles away) and shuttle service will be provided.
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5K (INCLUDES T-SHIRT) Fees:
» $25 through August 31st, $35 from September 6th. There is no race day registration.
Awards will be given to the first overall male & female runners, and five year increments for male and female runners.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.
When and where is early packet pickup?
Early packet pick up will be Saturday, September 5th at Walk & Run Belmont, 200 N. Main Street in Belmont, from 10AM-3PM. Day of race packet pick up will be at Crowders Mountain State Park Linwood Road access from 7:00 am until 7:45 am.
Can I walk the 5K?
The 5K is open to walkers and runners alike.
Can I wear headphones, run with my pet or push a baby stroller?
Headphones are allowed, but please be aware and cautious of your surroundings. Pets and strollers are not permitted.
My family wants to volunteer. How can they?
Sign up by contacting Candace Hyde at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.865.8551. Volunteers will a receive t-shirt, snacks, and lots of love from the YMCA.
Who made this all possible?
We had some incredible sponsors to make this race possible. They include Walk & Run Belmont, the Community Foundation of Gaston County, CaroMont Health, Thermal Conditioning, Blake Contracting, GNC, Carolina Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine and Gaston Foot and Ankle.
If you are interested in sponsoring this or a different race please contact Steve D’Avria today!
Where does my hard earned money go for this race?
Your fees support the YMCA Annual Campaign. Through public support and contributions to the Gaston County Family YMCA and its branches, we are able to provide access to quality programs and services to everyone regardless of ability, gender, age, or socio-economic status. We thrive on serving as many people in the community as possible, but cannot do so without your help. Every day nearly 100 programs and services help shape our neighborhoods, but the call for assistance keeps growing.
BEST SUMMER EVER!
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 four camp locations throughout the county during the 10-week summer following the Gaston County Schools calendar.
2015 Camp Dates
|Week 1 – June 15 – 19||Week 7 – July 27 – 31|
|Week 2– June 22 – 26||Week 8– August 3 – 7|
|Week 3– June 29 – July 3||Week 9 – August 10 – 14|
|Week 4– July 6 – 10||Week 10– August 17 – 21|
|Week 5– July 13 – 17|
|Week 6- July 20 – 24|
Financial Assistance is limited. Early registration is highly recommended.
Group Swim Lessons
Ages: 3 years +
American Red Cross Progressive Swim Lessons offers water safety and foundational swimming concepts in a safe and fun environment for preschoolers. Simple lifesaving skills, basic water safety, and stroke development is offered for children 6 years +. During all swim lessons, participants and instructors find opportunities to learn and demonstrate the YMCA core values, (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith).
Preschool Session Days & Times:
Monday & Wednesday 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Saturdays 10:00-10:30 am/11:00-11:30 am
Learn to Swim Session Days & Times:
Monday & Wednesday 7:00 – 7:30 pm
Saturdays 10:30-11:00 am/11:30-12:00 pm
Monday and Wednesday: Members: $40 Program participants: $80
Saturday: Members: $20 Program participants: $40
Ensuring A Brighter Future
The YMCA provides a quality, Christian-oriented experience that is safe, fun, and convenient. Y After School operates throughout Gaston County providing enrichment from school dismissal until 6:00 pm daily. During this time we aim to shape character by modeling, teaching, and reinforcing positive values to all students. The YMCA believes in the character development traits of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, and Faith. The YMCA offers two on-site After School locations and fifteen off-site locations throughout the county.