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

Parent's Night Out

Parent’s Night Out

Ages: 6 weeks-12 years

Bringing your children to the Summerville Family YMCA @ the Ponds the 2nd Saturday of each month will give you, the parents, an opportunity to have an evening out while your children are being taken care of, and at the same time having fun with kids their own age.  Each month will have a different theme.

Dates: October 10, November 8, December 13

Time: 6:00 – 10:00pm

Fee: $18 Members, $32Potential Members
**Preregistration required.**

Contact: Stacey, 771-2934

Homeschool PE Program

October 30-January 8girl-bounce

YMCA @ The Ponds
Registration starts October 6!

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 at 771-2934
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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 looking to stay after 12 pm!

Gymnastics Center
Ages 3-5
Bring your child to the John M. Tupper Gymnastics Center, located at the Downtown YMCA, and 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 looking to stay after 12 pm!

Afterschool Enrichment Program

Elementary-Middle School
Enjoy fun and learning after 3 pm! The Oakbrook YMCA serves 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 and 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 @ The Y

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.