Gaston County Family YMCA

South Gaston YMCA

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
Gastonia, NC 28056
Phone (704) 865-2193
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Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 4:30am – 10:00pm
Friday: 4:30am – 8:30pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm


Childwatch Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm – 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Kid Zone Hours (5 – 9 years old):

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 4:30pm – 6:30pm


CURRENT & UPCOMING PROGRAMS


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 2014 and Spring Break 2015.  Full Day care will be provided for all registered at either a daily or 5 day 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 is offered:

Care will not be provided:

The camp day is from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm daily.

Please see the below registration form for specific dates and rates.

Registration Information and Form


Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Ages: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-11

This recreational league teaches fundamentals while learning to appreciate basketball and refine physical skills using a small team size for all ages!  We focus on family involvement, team building, confidence, and developing our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith with all of our kids.

Practice Locations and Information:Practice sites are offered at the Central YMCA in Gastonia and the Stowe YMCA in Belmont.  Practice options  are on Mondays at the Central YMCA, and Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday at the Stowe YMCA.  Teams will practice twice a week before games start on their practice day and Saturday.  Once games begin, teams will practice one time each week on their practice day.  There will be a break from December 23rd through January 2nd for the holiday season.

Season: Practices begin the week of December 15th, Games begin January 9th and 10th, 2014.  3-4 year olds will play games on Friday evenings, while 5-11 year olds will play games on Saturdays.  Games will take place at both, the Central and Stowe YMCAs.

Registration: Now – Sunday, December 4th, 2014

Volunteer Coaches Needed: We need volunteer coaches in every age group.  Please consider volunteering to make an impact in your community.

Cost:
Members – $52
Program Participants – $77

 

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Download PDF Registration Form and return to your local YMCA member services desk


Group Swim Lessons

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

South Swim Lesson Registration 2015

Fees per session: 

Tuesday and Thursday: Members: $40   Program participants: $80

Saturday:  Members: $30   Program participants: $70


Parents Night Out

Ages: 3 years through 5th grade

Once a month the YMCA is THE PLACE for kids! Kids can enjoy an evening at the YMCA while keeping busy with actives such as swimming, baking, playing games, eating dinner, and being silly while their parents are out and about!

Children must be potty trained.

Information and Registration Form

Dates & Times: September 2014 – May 2015

Register online by clicking here.

 


Afterschool Enrichment

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.

To find your school and Afterschool location, please visit our Afterschool page.


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