NorthWest Family YMCA

The NorthWest Family YMCA offers a complete lineup of activities and programs for the whole family. Sports, strength and wellness, health screenings, tennis, and childcare.

*The indoor pool is currently closed for renovation and cleaning due to mechanical issues. We are expecting to re-open by November 5.

HOURS:

Mon – Thurs: 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fri: 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

SPLASH PAD HOURS:

Closed for the season.

ADDRESS & PHONE:

1501 Kennerly Rd
Irmo, SC 29063
803-407-8007
Directions »

What's Happening at the Y

High School Co-ed Dodgeball

Dip, dive, duck and dodge your way to the NorthWest Y’s first-ever high school dodgeball league! Play with us to compete to be the first high school dodgeball champs in Irmo! Teams will consist of no more than 8 players. Teams are guaranteed to play 7 games during the season with a single-elimination tournament held at the end of the season.

Ages: 9th-12th grade

Games: Sundays

Cost: $200 per team

Season: January 11-February 22, 2015

Registration: open November 5-December 31, 2014.

For more information, contact Paul Sadler.


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 Melissa Hope.


Turkey Burn

Date: Friday, November 28

Time: 8 – 11 a.m.

Come burn off all the calories from Thanksgiving Day and help us support the YMCA Annual Campaign! Join us for a fun, fat burning session of Group Exercise classes. We will rotate between 45 minutes of each of our highest calorie burning classes — CYCLE, BOOT CAMP, BODY PUMP.  The first 50 participants to register will get a Turkey Burn Water Bottle!  All other classes on Friday, 11/29 will be cancelled. Burn off those calories and support your YMCA!

Cost: $10 members/$15 non-members

Registration opens November 3 (online registration closes November 26)


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.
Days/Times:
Downtown Y: Monday, November 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Jeep Rogers Y: Tuesday, November 11, 7 a.m. to noon
NorthWest Y: Wednesday, November 12, 7 a.m. to noon

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


Christmas at the YMCA!

When: Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

FREE to attend!

Silent Auction
Arts and crafts vendor tables
Pictures with Santa
Concessions

The NorthWest Y is in search of vendors who would be interested in displaying their goods to sell or services they are able to provide, just in time for the holidays! We are also in need of items from our local businesses and generous patrons, willing to donate their services and/or items for the silent auction.

ALL proceeds from this event will be benefitting the Y’s Annual Campaign, which gives children in our community the opportunity to experience the programs at the YMCA. This enables our local children to become more confident kids today and healthier, happier adults tomorrow.

Vendor forms are available at the NorthWest Y or can be delivered to you via email.

Vendor cost: $25 members/$30 non-members

For information, contact Debbie Parshall at 803.407.8007 ext. 21 or email.


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 


Home School Swim and Gym

*The indoor pool is currently closed for renovation and cleaning due to mechanical issues. We are expecting to re-open by November 5.

Ages: 5 – 14 years

The YMCA Home School Swim and Gym program is a great way to work physical activity, healthy living, socialization and play into your homeschool curriculum. The goal of swim and gym classes is to have planned individual and cooperative physical activity and fitness assessments promoting the students’ optimum physical, mental, emotional, and social development. Participants will learn sports and swimming skills while developing social relationships.

Wednesdays, 9-11:30 a.m. sessions:
October 15 – December 3
January 7 – February 18
February 25 – April 15
April 22- June 3

Fridays, 9-11:30 a.m. sessions:
October 17 – December 5
January 9 – February 20
February 27- April 17
April 24- June 5

Cost:
Members: $35
Non-members: $70

Register online or fill out a registration form at the front desk.

Download: Home School Swim and Gym Registration Form

For more information, contact Shannon Crawford.


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. 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:
» Ballentine Elementary
» Crossroads Middle
» Dutch Fork Elementary
» Dutch Fork Middle
» H.E. Corley Elementary
» Harbison West Elementary
» Irmo Elementary
» Oak Pointe Elementary
» River Springs Middle

Download: 2014 Afterschool Registration Form

Afterschool Parent Handbook

For more information, please contact: Melissa Hope


My Fit is here!

My Fit is here!

Available at the Downtown, Jeep Rogers, and NorthWest branches, My Fit is a suite of services to help members learn, grow and thrive. It is a multi-step program to meet your needs, whether for fitness, inspiration or nutrition. We’ll help you develop life-promoting habits. Powered by MobileFit! A new, easy-to-use system to help you reach your health goals.

SmartStart:

Among the various fitness programs offered at the YMCA of Columbia, SmartStart stands out by taking a unique approach to being more healthy. These one on one sessions combine nutritional information and fitness with coach support to encourage participants to meet their goals. 3 sessions: FREE

Healthy Eating:

Healthy Eating includes three sessions with a Healthy Living Coach to identify potential roadblocks to healthy eating. Participants learn how to use the MobileFit Nutrition application to track calories, nutrition, water consumption and will also learn how to use www.choosemyplate.gov to support healthy eating. 3 sessions: $49

Personal Training:

Get one-on-one fitness training with a nationally certified trainer. Designed to evaluate, motivate, and educate so that you get the most out of every workout. Your trainer will provide motivation to help you meet your goal, train for a sport, get ready for a special event, or just increase your level of health. Our qualified trainers will evaluate your current fitness level and design a specific program for you based on your goals. For new personal training participants only. 3 sessions: $99

 

FAQ:

What is MobileFit?
MobileFit is a web-based group of tools designed to support our My Fit series of programs.

How do I get started on MobileFit?
It’s easy to get started using MobileFit by registering for one of the three My Fit programs: SmartStart, Healthy Eating or Personal Training. Coaches will enroll participants during their first session.

How can I access MobileFit once I am enrolled?
Choose one of the many options to access MobileFit; there are touchscreens in your local branch; to print a custom workout and log your results: download the MobileFit App for free on an iPhone; access MobileFit from other smart phones through mymobilefit.com; or access on your iPad or tablet.


Gift Cards now available!

Gift Cards now available!

GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH! 

Give the gift that shows you really care. The Y is the leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.

When you give a Y Gift Card, you too can make a meaningful, enduring impact on someone’s health and help them live a happier, healthier life. So, show that you really care. Give the gift of health. Give a Y Gift Card today. Gift cards are available at all area locations for any amount. Stop by the front desk to purchase or for more information!

Gift Cards can be used for:
• Joiner’s fee
• Membership dues
• Youth sports and other program fees
• Personal training sessions
• Swim lessons
• Y Merchandise
• And lots more!