Jeep Rogers Family YMCA at Lake Carolina

The Jeep Rogers Family YMCA at Lake Carolina offers a complete lineup of activities and programs for the whole family. Sports, strength and wellness, health screenings, tennis, and childcare. Located in the Lake Carolina area, the branch is perfect for northeastern residents.


Mon – Thur – 5:00am – 10:00pm
Fri – 5:00am – 8:00pm
Sat – 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sun – 1:00pm – 5:30pm


900 Lake Carolina Drive
Columbia, SC 29229
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What's Happening at the Y

Turkey Burn

Date: Friday, November 28

Time: 9-11 a.m.

Time to work off all that food at our 5th Annual Turkey Burn! After tasty treats the day before, get a taste of some of the classes that the Jeep Rogers Y has to offer. There will be a 1.5 hour Power Ride in the Cycle Studio, four 30-minute Total Barre classes, and other types of classes including Ab Blast, Kettlebells, Zumba and more! There will be no regular Group Exercise classes before noon that day.

Our certified instructors are excited to push you in a
fun and upbeat workout that will help you
through that Thanksgiving Day guilt.

Donations for our Annual Campaign will be accepted.

Bring your friends and family in town for the holidays!

Bricks 4 Kidz No School Day

Instead of kids sitting at home, why not have them come and interact with other kids their age and build great Minecraft-inspired models. At Bricks 4 Kidz, we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® Bricks! Mining and crafting will be the theme and this will encourage curiosity, creativity, and cognitive development, the ability to think and understand. The program uses the tooks that children relate to such as LEGO® bricks, offers engaging activities that boost self-esteem and fosters and appreciation for how things work from vision and experimentation to culmination.

Date: Wednesday, November 26

Times: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost: $24 members/$30 non-members

Register online or at the front desk.

For more information, contact Liz Woodard.


Join us for the latest BODYPUMP™ release January 3! Check with the front desk for times and details on each branch’s launch. There will be snacks, lots of fun and an awesome workout with the new BODYPUMP™ 92!

Members: Free
Non-members: $10 guest fee


BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast!

Great bodies aren’t born, they are transformed, using the proven BODYPUMP™ formula: THE REP EFFECT™ a breakthrough in resistance workout training. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you’ll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning.

Often referred to as ‘Pump’ by those who love it, BODYPUMP™ is one of the world’s fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl.

The cutting-edge BODYPUMP™ choreography, and chart-topping music is refreshed every three months, so with your choice of weight and highly-trained instructors you can get the results you’ve been looking for!

Date: Saturday, January 3

Winter Break Lifeguard Certification Class

Do you want to become a certified lifeguard? Now is your chance to get an American Red Cross certification!

Days and Times:
Monday, December 29, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 30, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, January 2, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Participant must attend all class dates and times and pass American Red Cross prerequesites of a 300 yard swim, retrieve a 10lb brick from bottom of pool, and tread water for 2 minutes. Class will give each participant skills to perform the duties that are required to be a lifeguard. Through videos, class room time, pool instruction, and hands on practice, participants will learn all rescue skills needed for a lifeguard job. Successful completion of the class will make participant certified in CPR, AED, Lifeguarding, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen.

Ages: 15 & up

Members: $170
Non-members: $200

For additional information, contact: Andrea Wilcox, 803.451.8439 or

Lecture Series – Free Seminars!

We will be hosting a series of free informational lectures open to all. Upcoming sessions include:

December 4, 12:30-2 p.m: Fraud Prevention
December 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m: Cold and Flu Prevention for Adults and Children
December 12, 12:30-2 p.m: Osteoporosis Prevention
January 19, 12:30-2 p.m: Stroke 101
January 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m: H&R Block – tax tips

Ages: 15 & up

Cost: FREE

Winter Break Camp

Bring your kids to the Y over winter break! We’ll discover new things while participating in holiday-themed activities.

Two week camp: December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015 (except December 24-25 & December 31-January 1)

Ages: 5-12

Preregistration is required to attend.

Times: Drop off starts at 7 a.m. and pick up by 6 p.m.

Cost: $105 members/$155 non-members

Registration: coming soon. Closes December 19.

For more information, contact Liz Woodard.

Health Screenings provided by Palmetto Health

Palmetto Health will be providing FREE health screenings at the Downtown, Jeep Rogers and NorthWest branches!

Health screenings  will consist of blood pressure, height, weight and body mass index.
Downtown Y: Monday, December 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jeep Rogers Y: Tuesday, December 2, 7 a.m. to noon

Be sure to take advantage of these great opportunities from Palmetto Health!

Winter Pre-Season Basketball Clinic

Fundamental clinic for kids with former 8-time NBA All-Star, basketball hall of famer, NBA scoring champion and Denver Nuggets all-time leading scorer Alex English. Each participants will get quality instruction, a t-shirt and a meal.

December 6
January 3 (registration opens December 1)

Ages 6-9: 9 a.m.-noon
Ages 10-15: 1-4 p.m.

Ages: 6-15

Cost: $25 members/$45 non-members

Register online or at the front desk!

For more information, contact Kenny Johnson.

Performance Training for Kids

Our Youth Sports Performance curriculum is a 4-week program designed to teach proper running technique, coordination, agility and strength as a foundation to improving overall performance for young athletes. The program also teaches the benefits of injury prevention and flexibility in their sport of choice. Each session will contain new and exciting ways to keep your child focused and having fun. Equipment used: ladders, parachutes, plyo boxes, vertical jump tester, sleds and more! Qualified staff will be instructing.

Cost: $85 members/$100 non-members for 8 classes per session

Ages: 8-12

November 4 – 27
February 3 – 26
March 3 – 26
April 7 – 30
May 5 – 28

Days: Tuesday/Thursday

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Register online (coming soon!) or at the front desk.

For more information, contact Kenny Johnson by email or phone at 803.451.8439.

Fall Program Guide

Fall Program Guide

Be “in the know” about what’s going on at the Y this fall. Soccer, Boot Camp, Aquatics, and more! Download it today.

PDF 2014 Fall Program Guide