The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Guided by our core values of caring, honesty, respect, faith, and responsibility, the Y is dedicated to giving people of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity. Cleveland County Family YMCA has branches in Kings Mountain, Shelby, and Boiling Springs.
Youth and Family Programs March 1 - August 1:
2022 Summer Day Camp: Spend your summer at the YMCA and discover what camp is all about. Each week is jam-packed with swimming, group games, field trips, crafts and SO MUCH MORE. Our summer camp program is about building character, teaching responsibility, honesty, faith, and care for others. Your child will discover fun, friends, and themselves! We offer traditional day camp, as well as sports camps (see sports section) for ages 5-12. Day camp is Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Parent’s Night Out & Family Events: Parent’s Night Out events take place every third Friday of the month. The event lasts from 6pm to 9pm. Registration can be completed online or at the Welcome Center. The cost is $10.00 for both members and non-members. This includes dinner! Be sure to ask about the 2022 Father Daughter Dance! Grab the princess in your life and accompany her to our annual dance. You will enjoy an event of dinner, dancing, and memories that will last a lifetime! This annual event will take place in the spring at the Trinity Barn in Kings Mountain, N.C.
Child Watch Programs: In Child Watch, we welcome your children to visit our drop-in childcare so that you can achieve your wellness goals. This is a benefit for family members. We accept ages 8 weeks to 8 years old Monday - Friday from 9am - 12pm, Monday - Thursday from 4pm -7pm & Saturday from 8:30am to 7:30pm. Contact: Ranata Wingo, Family Director firstname.lastname@example.org
704.669.3685.Youth & Adult Sports:
Volleyball Session 1 - June 6 - 10, Session 2 July 18 - 20, Ages 7 - 13
Soccer Session 1 - June 13 - 17, Session 2 July 11 -15 Ages 5 - 16
Basketball Session - 1 June 20 - 24, Session 2 July 25 - 29, Ages 5 - 16
Speed & Agility Session - June 27 - July 1, Ages 7 - 13
Multi-Sports Session - July 5 - July 8 Ages 7 - 13
Golf Session - August 1 - 5 Ages 7 – 13KM Swim Lessons 2022
Swimming is a life skill as well as great exercise and challenging sport. We use a variety of fun methods to help kids overcome fears, build confidence in the water, and develop skills that last a lifetime. The YMCA has over 100 years of experience teaching kids and adults how to swim, providing a safe and rewarding place to enjoy aquatics. Believe it or not, now is the perfect time for you or your child to learn how to swim! YMCA swim lessons are progressive, so everyone continues enhancing their skills in each lesson.
Group Swim Lessons (Ages 3-6) – June 6 – July 21
Group Swim Lessons (Ages 7-14) – June 6 – July 21
Private (1 on 1 Ages 3-6) – June 6 – July 28
Private (1 on 1 Ages 7-13) – June 6 – July 28
Private (1 on 1 Ages 14-99) – June 6 – July 28Adult Sports:
Adult Basketball: We offer a recreational league and a competitive league. Registration is from February 28 - March 27 and late registration will be from March 28 - April 1 at Kings Mountain Family YMCA.
Adult Volleyball: Come join us for a co-ed, recreational adult volleyball league at the Y! Registration will be from June 27 to July 31. Late registration will be August 1 to August 5. Captain’s meeting: Monday, August 8 at 6:30pm Kings Mountain Family YMCA.
Health, Well-Being & Fitness: We know that staying healthy involves more than working out. Our programs and services focus on the entire family’s health, while providing a variety of fitness and wellness programs to serve a person’s unique needs.See YMCA, Page 4BFrom Page 1B
At the Y, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions so you can know the best ways to stay fit. With a recently updated free-weight room as well as upgrades to our upstairs wellness area, we have everything you need to start your journey. We offer the latest fitness classes, personalized training programs, sports leagues for all ages and SO MUCH MORE.
Trainer Tip Tuesday & Thursday: Our trained YMCA staff are happy to assist you in as many ways as we can. Keep an eye out on our social media pages for Trainer Tip Tuesday & Thursday. Our trained staff¬ will be recording short videos on various tips and tricks in the fitness industry. From diet to technique, we are here to help. New content will be uploaded weekly.
Personal Training: YMCA Personal Training is a one-on-one session with a personal fitness trainer. Our trainers are educated professionals often with years of experience who can help any YMCA member including working professionals, new moms, seniors, and triathletes. YMCA personal trainers come from as many different backgrounds and walks of life as our members do, and we take great care in matching members with the right personal trainer.
Group Exercise: Group exercise is one of many ways the Y supports members in achieving their health and wellness goals. The YMCA Group Exercise Programs improve health, encourage social interaction and with motivating music, are one of the most enjoyable ways to move and feel great. Highly trained staff¬ members lead the programs and often tailor them to the specific needs of the community. Each month a new schedule is produced with the Group Exercise classes offered for that month.
Wellness Orientations: Are you new to the YMCA? Come in and meet with one of our experienced Wellness Coaches for an orientation. We will guide you through the proper use of equipment along with demonstrations of various exercises. We can also give general recommendations on your diet, along with how to begin your fitness journey. Call or drop by to schedule your appointment. Classes are free for members.
LIVESTRONG: LiveSTRONG at the YMCA is a free program designed for cancer survivors 18 years and older who have become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment or disease. Participants receive a FREE 12-week Family Membership Plus and may use YMCA facilities at any time. This program is free to all members and nonmembers. Lil’ Ninjas Awaken potential, build focus, confidence, and develop self-control in your child without Lil’ Ninjas Self Defense Class: Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., and each class lasts 45 minutes.
The LOFT Functional Training Center: This diverse space is about building community and enabling achievement for all ages and abilities. Functional fitness trains your muscles to work together and prepares them for daily tasks by simulating movements you might do at home, at work or in sports. It trains your whole body while emphasizing core stability. The LOFT is currently only available for personal training sessions, group exercises, and bootcamps. Check our website for updates on classes and bootcamps.
For more information, contact the Kings Mountain Family YMCA at 704-739-9631.
Hours of operation are:
Monday - Thursday 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 5:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Cleveland County YMCA is a 501(C)(3) Non-Profit Organization. Donations are tax-exempt.