165 Broad Rock Rd, South Kingstown, RI 02883

SOUTH COUNTY YMCA

Located in South Kingstown, the South County YMCA offers programs in Health & Wellness, Aquatics, Sports, and Arts & Humanities. At the YMCA, all of our programs keep the development of a healthy spirit, mind, and body at its core. Program offerings focus on Families, Youth, Teens, Adults, and Active Older Adults. We offer a variety of memberships to ensure we meet the needs of all individuals



Fall Programming Offerings

Facility Hours

Mon-Thurs: 5 am – 8 pm
Fri: 5 am – 7 pm
Sat & Sun: 6 am – 12 pm

Phone: 401.783.3900
Fax: 401.783.4025

  • OVERVIEW
  • SCHEDULES
  • CHILD CARE
  • SWIM TEAM
  • FAQ
  • PROGRAMS

SOUTH COUNTY YMCA

We’re here to help you focus on what matters most: your health, your family and friends, and your community. Taking care of our health is more important now than ever before. At the Y, we’re here to help you stay active and healthy and improve your well-being in spirit, mind, and body. The Y offers programming and activities for the whole family, as well as physical and virtual spaces to connect with old friends and meet new ones. Schedule your workout today.



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Regular exercise has never been more important. Reconnect with the miracle cure by working out in the ways you love best. Choose from in-person or virtual classes.


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Before & After School


Online registration for the 22/23 school year is now open!

Click on site location below to register.

Bright Futures Start Here

At the South County YMCA we offer a safe, supervised program that helps to develop character and inspire discovery in fun in exciting ways. Our programs are licensed by the State of Rhode Island and we offer enrichment activities such as sports, yoga, martial arts, and theater.

More than childcare, our Before & After School Programs nurture the potential of children. At the Y, kids are cultivating the values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better behavior, health, and educational achievement.

Our Before and After School program provides:

  • Homework Assistance
  • Free Recreational Swim Time
  • Extended Hours
  • Open During School Vacations
  • Transportation Available
  • …and much more!

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Site Locations & Schools Served

Once in our registration system choose your registration option based on what school your child attends and how many days per week they will attend the program. If you do not see your child’s school listed, it means that we do not currently serve that location.

 

Before/After School Site Location

Schools Served

South County YMCA | S Kingstown

Wakefield, West Kingstown, Matunuck

Peace Dale Elementary | Wakefield

Peace Dale Elementary

Narragansett Elementary School | Narragansett

Narragansett Elementary


Early Education

SOUTH COUNTY YMCA CHILD CARE CENTER

We have over a decade of experience in providing safe, enriching early education for youngsters. Now more than ever, your family needs the peace of mind that the Y can provide. At the South County YMCA Preschool and Toddler Program, children use their curiosity and imagination to become creative thinkers. Our comprehensive curriculum prepares children to become independent learners and develop self-confidence for sharing in a classroom setting. We focus on areas of pre-reading, math and science skill development. We enroll children ages 18 months to 5 years and accept CCAP and offer our own YMCA Financial Assistance!


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For more information about any of our child care programs, contact Emily Squillante at 783‐3900 or info@gpymca.org

South County YMCA Seals Swim Team

Our Y swim team produces champions! Competitions are held at southeastern New England YMCAs as well as nationally. Our competitive swim teams strive to provide an opportunity for young people to participate in competitive swimming under conditions that will foster aquatic ability, team spirit, and sportsmanship. We encourage personal goal setting, self-discipline, achievement, commitment, and parental involvement. Our coaches provide the professional expertise to help develop well-rounded ability in all strokes. To join our Y swim team, swimmers must be able to swim one pool length on both front and back. For more information contact Kathryn Gresens at kgresens@gpymca.org.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DONATIONS

The YMCA of Greater Providence is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (Tax ID: 05-0258878). All cash or in-kind donations made to the YMCA of Greater Providence are tax deductible. Additionally, many companies and organizations have Matching Gift programs – the company will match the employee’s donation to the employee’s charity of choice.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Financial assistance is made available to those who cannot afford the services the Y provides. As a charitable organization, our mission is to ensure that Y services are available and accessible to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Financial assistance is made possible through donations to our Y’s.

Click here to access the financial aid forms. All information is confidential.

KIDS CARE

Free to members!

– Click here (https://operations.daxko.com/Online/3038/ProgramsV2/Search.mvc?category_ids=TAG30805) to reserve your “Book-a-spot Kid’s Care”

– Tuesday and Thursday 4:30pm-7:30pm

– Registration Required

– Ages 6 weeks to 12 years

PAYMENT

Your first month’s membership dues will be pro-rated at the time that you join. Most members pay dues through a monthly bank draft/credit card that will be established at the time you join. You may also pay for your membership dues on a quarterly or annual basis.

PROGRAM REGISTRATION VS. MEMBERSHIP

If you are interested in joining the Y, you need to create an online account. A Y membership allows full use of our facilities and all the added benefits of a membership.

  • A Program Participant is an individual who enrolls only in a specific program or programs and pays a non-member fee, with no further facility or membership privileges.
  • Full Service Member is an individual who pays a monthly fee for a specific membership type and has access to all seven full service branches. As a full service member you have access to:
  • Wellness/Fitness centers
  • Pools
  • Kids Care
  • Youth swim teams
  • Early registration for popular programs
  • Free group exercise including Les Mills ™ programming and yoga
  • Pilates
  • Indoor cycling classes
  • Free water exercise classes
  • Family programs
  • Members only special events

If you are signing up for a membership, please read through the Frequently Asked Questions, then click the “Join Now” button and fill out the application.

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REFUNDS

New members have 30 days from the date of membership to decide if the Y is the place for them. If you are not completely satisfied, you will receive a full refund. To do so, you must complete the appropriate form available at the Welcome Center. For additional refund policies, please contact your nearest branch.

WHAT IS NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP?

Nationwide Membership enables you to visit any participating YMCA in the United States through membership at your “home” YMCA (your home Y is the local association that enrolled you as a member and collects your membership dues. We offer this because we want to help you reach your health and wellness goals wherever you live, work or travel. This is an essential part of our mission to strengthen communities.

PROGRAMS AT SOUTH COUNTY YMCA

AQUATICS


There is no organization more qualified in swim instruction than the Y, who invented swim lessons in 1903. The Y teaches water safety, a critical life-saving skill for all children and adults, and how to swim. These skills build confidence and make it possible to safely enjoy pools, water parks, and the outdoors.

People of all ages can learn fundamental swimming skills from nationally certified instructors while fostering a life-long appreciation for physical activity and wellness.

Not sure where to begin? Use our swim level selector below to determine which swim lesson level is right for you or your child.


SWIM LESSON SELECTOR

PARENT CHILD LESSONS

The parent/child swim program introduces infants and toddlers to the joys of swimming for the first time under the care and love of their parents. As a parent, you will learn about the importance of supervision, water safety and how to encourage and guide your child to become more familiar with being in the water.


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GROUP SWIM LESSONS

Group swim lessons offer an excellent opportunity for infants, toddlers, youth, and adults of all ages to learn water safety skills in a safe and supportive environment. The Y’s swim lessons are grounded in a skill continuum, that allows students to flow easily from one skill to the next with clear stages of progress along the way. We welcome participants of varied and diverse abilities. Our instructors are committed to fostering a sense of achievement in classes, with an emphasis on group activities that build relationships and character development.


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PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Private Swim Lessons for ages 3 and up to allow for individualized attention to help improve or master swimming skills. Together, the instructor, participant and/or parent determine the goals for the session, and the curriculum is customized in order to meet these goals.


SWIM TEAM

Our Y swim teams produce champions! Competitions are held at southeastern New England YMCAs as well as nationally. Our competitive swim teams strive to provide an opportunity for young people to participate in competitive swimming under conditions that will foster aquatic ability, team spirit, and sportsmanship. We encourage personal goal setting, self-discipline, achievement, commitment, and parental involvement. Our coaches provide the professional expertise to help develop well-rounded ability in all strokes. To join a Y swim team, swimmers must be able to swim one pool length on both front and back.


YOUTH SPORTS

At the Y, our sports staff, coaches and volunteers all share a singular vision of helping all youth reach their full potential in life. We leverage the excitement and passion around youth sports to create a safe space for children to gain new skills, develop a sense of team and connect with new friends and positive role models.

1 FREE youth sports class per session is included with all Family and Individual Plus memberships! Specialty classes, leagues and aquatics are not included.

Classes run in 8-week sessions and are $80 for members or $100 for non-members unless otherwise noted.

Preschool Classes are offered for children ages 3-5 and youth classes for children ages 6-11.


YOUTH ENRICHMENT

Y education and enrichment programs offer youth and families access to endless opportunities to achieve healthy living. Well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational and enrichment programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength. Because where there’s the Y, there’s a way to a better us.





AMENITIES


CARDIO


STRENGTH CIRCUIT


FREE WEIGHTS


GROUP EXERCISE STUDIO


FAMILY LOCKER ROOMS


PLAYGROUND


FUNCTIONAL FITNESS CENTER


HEATED INDOOR POOL



SWIMMING

Youth swim lessons include three levels: Swim Starts, Swim Basic, and Swim Stroke.


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CAMPS

Choose from 4 different camp locations and a variety of camp options for kids.


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HEALTHY AGING

The Y empowers all to live well, offering a variety of programs that support healthy lifestyles


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PERSONAL TRAINING

Get results and take your fitness regimen to the next level with our personal training programs.


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