Membership Benefits:
YMCA membership opens the door to many exciting family, individual and community programs that are designed to build spirit, mind and body.  You and your family will enjoy the benefits of a Y membership through participation in a variety of fun and healthful activities - everything from aquatics to summer camp, from fitness programs to family nights. 

Benefits of a Y Membership:

  • Membership in a worldwide organization with more than 150 years of expertise
  • YMCA programs free or at member rates
  • Free wellness evaluation and equipment orientation
  • A.W.A.Y. Program - use of YMCA facilities while you are traveling
  • Free Child watch care for YMCA family members
Just a few of the features we offer:
  • No contracts
  • Outdoor pool with slide
  • Racquetball courts
  • Aerobics studio offering Yoga, ZUMBA and other classes
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Soccer fields
  • Co-ed whirlpool spa
  • Youth Center
  • Child Care Center with playground
  • Double gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts
  • Fitness Center with Cardio and weight training equipment
  • AWAY Program
  • Towel Service
  • Snack Area
  • Male and Female Locker Rooms with private dressing areas and showers
  • Adults Only locker rooms with steam room, sauna and lounge area with television
  • Family Changing Rooms
  • Special Needs Locker Room for adults or children that need special assistance.

2015 Categories/Rates:
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Joining Fee
Senior Couple (62 and over) $57 $45
Senior (62 and over)  $43 $45
Married Couple $60 $85
Family (Married couple with their dependent children under age 21, in one household)
$69 $85
Adult (19-61) $47 $85
Teen (12-18 *and still in high school) $25 NONE
Ask about our special STUDENT rate for full time college students ages 18-24. Must provide current college ID. Monthly rate is $38 with a one time joining fee of $25.

NEW-Pee Dee YMCA Membership:

This is a perfect option for people on the go-ask for the “Pee Dee YMCA Membership” at the front desk of any of the included facilities in Florence, Hartsville, Darlington, or Chesterfield. There are no corporate discounts available and your membership may be purchased in the town you live in. 
Monthly fees are:

  • $75 for a family
  • $55 for an individual

Facility Hours:
Monday through Friday      5:30 AM until 9 PM
Saturday                          8 AM until 6 PM
Sunday                            1:30 until 6 PM

Payment Options:
  1. Annual, 6-month or 3-month payment (cash, check or credit card)
  2. Monthly automatic bank draft - electronically deducts monthly dues from your checking or savings account on an ongoing, monthly basis.  Activation of your monthly bank draft requires:
    • Proration of the current month's dues
    • Completion of required bank draft form
    • Voided check from the account to be drafted
Important:  For any membership drafts not honored by the bank, the member is responsible for payment, bank service fee and service fee applied by the YMCA.   

Change of Information:

Changes in membership type, address or bank draft information require members to fill out a change form. 
No changes can be made over the phone.


A thirty (30) day written notice is required to terminate membership.  The YMCA requires no contracts.  You may terminate your membership at any time.  No cancellations can be made over the phone.  The YMCA reserves the right to revoke a membership for any action or behavior not in compliance with our Mission Statement and the values of character development (Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility).

Joining Fee:

The joining fee is a one-time fee paid when you begin your YMCA membership.  The joining fee will be waived only if you have cancelled and rejoined within three months of the date you cancelled.  Joining fees are nonrefundable.

Scholarship/Financial Need:

It is the policy of the Florence Family YMCA that no one be turned away from participation due to the inability to pay full program fees.  An application and filed tax form are necessary to approve such assistance.  See a staff member at the front desk.

Child Watch and Youth Activity Center:

We offer up to 2 hours free child care service per visit for members while you work out for children ages 6 weeks to 11 years. Members must have a family membership to take advantage of this service.
Child Watch (Ages 6 wks - 5 yrs)   School Year Hours
Monday - Thursday                        Friday                                                     Saturday         
8 AM-12 PM (Summer 8AM-1PM)    8 AM-12 PM (Summer 8AM-1PM)          9AM-12PM
4 PM-8 PM (Summer 3PM-8PM)       4 PM - 7PM (Summer 3PM-7PM)    (Same for Summer)

Youth Activity Center (Ages 6 yrs - 11 yrs) School Year Hours
Monday - Thursday                           Friday                                                Saturday          
4 PM-8 PM (Summer 8AM-1PM)         4 PM-7 PM (Summer 8 AM-1 PM)          9 AM - 12 PM
                (Summer 3PM-8PM)                          (Summer 3 PM-7 PM)          9 AM - 12 PM         

AWAY Program (Always Welcome at the Y):
Members of another YMCA may use our facility free of charge if they live more than 40 miles from our facility.  If an AWAY guest lives within 40 miles of our facility they must pay a $3 fee per visit.  AWAY guests must present a photo ID and their YMCA ID to verify their membership. 
AWAY guests are not allowed to bring guests.


Updated Guest Policy:

  • Members may bring in one (1) guest per day for a charge of $10. 
  • A Family membership is required to bring in another family with equal # of members to guests for a flat fee of $20. 
    (ex. 4 family members = 4 guests for a total of $20)
  • A guest may only visit the Y three (3) times per calendar year.
  • Members must be 16 years of age or older to bring a guest.
  • Unescorted guests may not use the facility and members bringing guests must accompany guests at all times.
  • All guests over the age of 12 must show a picture I.D. in order to enter the facility.

Y staff may not sign in guests while they are working.
The staff at the Florence Family YMCA reserves the right to limit guest usage during peak times.