Jeep Rogers Family YMCA at Lake Carolina

All YMCA of Columbia locations are closed on Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Happy 4th of July!
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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Special Offer for Y Members at Healing Waters Spa

Special Offer for Y Members at Healing Waters Spa

Feel your best this summer at Healing Waters spa.

20% off all spa services during the month of July with your Y member ID.

To schedule an appointment, call (803) 907-7100.

Healing Waters is located at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge hospital, 300 Palmetto Health Pkwy., Columbia, SC 29212.

Summer Program Guide

Summer Program Guide

The Y is full of new programs this season and we would love to share them with you!

Whether you have a passion for sports, aquatics, art, or you just don’t want to workout alone, our programs offer you the chance to challenge yourself while keeping your mind and body active.

Be “in the know” about what’s going on at the Y. From Aquatics to ZUMBA…and everything in between, there’s a Y program for everybody in your family!

Download it today.

Palmetto Health Wellness Talks and Screenings


Mobile Mammography Van: July 29, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (NorthWest Family YMCA)


Should I Lift Weights?: August 20, 6-7 p.m. (NorthWest Family YMCA)

Mobile Mammography Van: August 26, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Ballentine Family YMCA)


New Flavors, Replacing Salt: November 19, 6-7 p.m (Jeep Rogers Family YMCA)


Ages: 5-11

This program introduces youth to cheerleading and will enhance self-esteem, confidence and character building. Structured practice will help your child learn cheers, cheer dances, chants, jumps, showmanship, beginner stunts and tumbling. The program is designed to teach girls the basic steps needed to become a great cheerleader. Each team will have cheer practice 1 day a week and will cheer for a team during Saturday morning flag football games.

Registration: opens May 18, closes July 13

Practice: starts week of August 3

Games: starts August 15 (games double up on September 12 and 19)

$78 for YMCA members
$98 for non-members
Price includes full cheerleading uniform
$15 Late fee July 14-July 20

Sizing day for uniforms will be July 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Back to School Youth Flag Football

Ages: 3 – 14

This program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in a non-contact sport while learning lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. Designed to help your child learn the game of football and have lots of fun while doing it! Players will learn the fundamentals of football, both offensive and defensive strategies. During the games players will have the opportunity to play different positions. Everyone gets to play a minimum of half the game.

Program includes one practice per week and Saturday games (except two games played on September 12 and 19). All players are recommended to wear a mouth guard.

Registration: May 18-July 13, 2015
(There is a $15 late registration fee July 14-20)

Season: Practice starts week of August 3. Games begin August 15.

Members: $38
Non-members: $68

Practice Times:
3-5: Bengals on Tuesday at 5:30; Raiders on Tuesday at 6:30; Chiefs on Wednesday at 6:30; Bills on Friday at 5:30
6-7: Colts and Packers on Monday at 5:30; Giants on Wednesdays at 5:30; Texans on Tuesday at 5:30; Eagles on Thursday at 5:30; Vikings on Friday at 5:30
8-9: Titans on Monday at 6:30; Falcons on Tuesday at 5:30; Panthers on Wednesday at 6:30; Dolphins on Thursday at 6:30; Bears and Cowboys on Friday at 6:30
10-11: Broncos on Monday at 5:30; Patriots on Tuesday at 6:30; Ravens on Thursday at 5:30; Redskins on Thursday at 6:30; Seahawks and Jets on Friday at 5:30
12-14: Steelers on Wednesday at 6:30; Saints on Thursday at 5:30; 49ers Monday at 6:30; Rams on Tuesday at 6:30

For more information, contact Kenny Johnson.

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings and Support the Y

Now, through the end of the year, use this Home Team Advantage Card at Buffalo Wild Wings on Two Notch Rd. and 10% of your total bill will go to support our Annual Campaign! Our Annual Campaign allows us to give financial assistance to those in our community who cannot afford the Y’s programs and services, so that we can live by our mission to never turn anyone away due to ability to pay.

Present the card on a mobile device or printed copy to your server and let them know you are part of the Home Team Advantage program. (Team H)

Buffalo Wild Wings
10056 Two Notch Rd.
Columbia, SC

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%, and 71% in adults over the age of 60.

The YMCA of Columbia is the first YMCA in South Carolina to offer this program.

Email Andrea Ward to learn more or to participate in the program.



LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free, 12-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors.

This program fulfills the important need of supporting cancer survivors in our community. They will work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is helping people move beyond cancer in spirit, mind and body.

This program is free to participants and is funded by generous donors to the YMCA’s Annual Campaign.

Locations and upcoming sessions:
Downtown YMCA: starts week of August 24
Jeep Rogers Family YMCA at Lake Carolina:starts week of August 24
NorthWest Family YMCA in Irmo: starts week of September 21

For more information or to inquire about participation in the program, email

South Carolina United YMCA Recreational Youth Soccer

South Carolina United YMCA Recreational Youth Soccer

It’s Game Time

More Soccer. More Fun. More Value. The South Carolina United FC YMCA Recreational Youth Soccer League serves nearly 5,000 Midlands youth who compete at six different venues throughout greater Columbia. Soccer encourages team play and individual skill development while having fun. Available for girls and boy, ages 4-18. Each team is guaranteed 7 out of 8 scheduled League Matches, weather permitting.

SEASON: practice begins September 21, games played September 26-November 21, 2015

Registration will go through August 31.


YMCA Family Memberships:
$60 – U4-U6
$70 – U7-U8
$80 – U9-U12
$99 – U13-U19

$75 – U4-U6
$85 – U7-U8
$95 – U9 – U12
$99 – U13-U19

Your Registration Fee includes a team photograph and medal for each player!  

PLEASE NOTE:  Fall 2014 marked the first of the next four seasons in which the League’s new Uniform Kit must be purchased and worn by all registered players. If you are new to our club, please realize that once you have purchased the kit for $25 during the online registration process, your child will wear this same uniform kit for the Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 seasons.  Please take the potential growth of your child over the next 30 months into account when placing your child’s uniform order.

Ballentine Park
Polo Road
Lexington Family YMCA
Jeep Rogers Family YMCA
NorthWest Family YMCA
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Y-Club Afterschool Program

The Y-Club Afterschool Program is a fun place to be with lots of positive staff interaction and learning opportunities. We provide a healthy afterschool snack, physical fitness time, homework help and a wide variety of other activities, including STEM and time to socialize with friends or play games.

Hours: School dismissal – 6:15 p.m.

Ages: Kindergarten – 8th grade

Weekly Cost: $45 members/$60 non-members

When there is a half day at school, we will still hold afterschool and pick up the children from school when they are dismissed. School in-service days and student holidays are included in regular weekly fees, except for holiday breaks (Winter Break and Spring Break) are registered and paid for separately.

Transportation is provided from:
» Bethel Handberry Elementary
» Bookman Road Elementary
» Bridge Creek  Elementary
» Catawba Trail Elementary
» Center for Achievement Elementary
» Kelly Mill Middle
» Lake Carolina Primary
» Lake Carolina Secondary
» Langford Elementary
» North Springs Elementary
» Pontiac Elementary
» Rice Creek Elementary
» Sandlapper Elementary
» Round Top Elementary

Download: 2015-2016 Afterschool Registration Form

2015-2016 Afterschool Parent Handbook

For more information, please contact Dana Cicchinelli