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

Gymnastics Christmas Camp

If Santa and Mrs. Klaus need a day out to check their list, let the kids enjoy a few hours of gymnastics! Please pack a lunch.

December 22nd
10am – 2pm
Fee: $20 Members / $40 Potential Members
Ages: 4-12

Please contact Kim Howell, Gymnastics Center Director, at 821-2727 to register.

Christmas Camp @ Oakbrook YMCA

Bring your children to the Y during Christmas Break! There will be fun activities, field trips and Christmas crafts for your kids to enjoy. Children are required to bring their own lunch and snacks or the day.

December 22-January 2
6:30 am-6:00 pm
Fee: $21/per day for members, $42/non members

Early Release Days (12/24 & 12/31): $16 for members, $32 for potential members

Angel Tree

Downtown Wellness Center

The Angel Tree is up at our Downtown Wellness Center. We will be collecting wrapped gifts for the Senior Center and Meals on Wheels, and unwrapped gifts for My Sister’s House and children in foster care. Please take an angel and let our front desk know! Gifts can be brought in until December 15th.

YMCA @ The Ponds

The Angel Tree at YMCA @ The Ponds will benefit Royal Oaks Assisted living. Any wrapped gifts are welcome! Gifts can be brought in until December 16th.

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!

Parent's Night Out

Parent’s Night Out

Ages: 12 weeks-12 years

Bring your children to the Summerville Family YMCA @ the Ponds the 2nd Saturday of each month and enjoy the opportunity to have an evening out! Each month will have a different theme, so your kids are guaranteed to have a blast!

December’s theme is Christmas, of course! Wear your pajamas! Get your ticket and join us for a ride on the Polar Express! We will have pizza, hot chocolate, cookies.

Dates: December 13th

Time: 6:00 – 10:00pm

Fee: $18 Members, $32 Potential Members

Registration required. Register by contacting Stacey at 771-2934.

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
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.