Opened in early 2009, the YMCA at The Ponds is a state-of-the-art Wellness Center and gymnasium providing activities, sports and fitness for young and old alike.

101 Pottery Circle
Summerville, SC 29483
p: 843-771-2934
f: 843-771-2939

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday 5am-9pm
Friday 5am-8pm
Saturday 7am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-6pm

Child Watch Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-12pm/4pm-8pm
Saturday 8am-12pm

Kid Zone Hours:
Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm
Saturday 8am-noon
Sunday CLOSED  
  • Weight room and cardio room combined
  • Two fitness rooms
  • Family locker room
  • Certified personal trainers
  • FREE child care while you exercise,
    for children ages 0-12
  • Child Watch area w/outdoor playground
  • Kids Zone for children ages 6-12
  • Basketball gymnasium
  • Youth and adult sports
  • School break camps

Recent News

Swim Lesson Registration

Find out more about our Aquatics program and upcoming swim lesson schedules here.

2015 Shamrock Shuffle

Registration is now open for the 2015 Shamrock Shuffle! Click here to find out more and register for this exciting annual event! Let’s paint the town GREEN!

2015 Flowertown Festival

Celebrate Springtime in Summerville! Mark your calender for March 27-29th.  Find out more about becoming a vendor and other information here.

Parents Day Out

Oakbrook YMCA

Bring your children to the Y for fun activities and play time while you are out on the town! Please pack a lunch and snacks. Play clothes and tennis shoes are preferred so outdoor play can be incorporated if weather permits.

January 24th, 8am – 4pm
Fee: $25/members, $35/potential members
Registration is required.

Contact: Jean Studemeyer at 871-5011

Homeschool PE Program

Homeschool PE Program

October 30-January 8

YMCA @ The Ponds

This class is designed for the home schooled family that is looking for a safe and effective physical education environment. The YMCA will improve your child’s knowledge of physical and health education by utilizing the gymnasium and participating in conditioning classes, traditional sports, and Old School PE Games.

Time:   Thursdays, 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Cost:  $30/members, $60/potential members
Contact: Kim Taylor, Ponds Director, at 771-2934

Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Mother’s Morning Out

Ages 18 weeks – 5 years old
Bring your child to the Oakbrook YMCA’s Mother’s Morning Out and treat your child and yourself to a morning break. Your child will participate in fun activities, arts and crafts, games and music. Lunch Bunch is available for children to stay after 12 pm.

Gymnastics Center (Downtown)
Ages 3-5
Treat your child and yourself to a morning break. Your child will participate in not only gymnastics activities, but arts and crafts, yoga, swimming and more! Lunch Bunch is available for children to stay after 12 pm.

Afterschool Enrichment Program

Elementary-Middle School
Enjoy fun and learning after 3 pm! The Oakbrook YMCA serves the following schools:

  • Beech Hill Elementary School
  • Newington Elementary School
  • Spann Elementary School
  • Summerville Elementary School
  • Fort Dorchester Elementary School
  • Oakbrook Elementary School
  • Flowertown Elementary School
  • Joesph Pye Elementary School
  • Oakbrook Middle School
  • Gregg Middle School
  • Rollings Middle School of the Arts. 

Afterschool at The Ponds

Grades K-5
Children will have the opportunity to complete their homework, have a healthy and nutritious snack, as well as participate in a number of different activities including exercise, brain building activities, arts and more!

Communities In Schools

Elementary – Middle School
The mission of Communities In Schools is to champion the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.