Welcome to the GHS Family YMCA. We serve the fitness needs of families in the Golden Strip area of Simpsonville, Mauldin, Fountain Inn, and Southeast Greenville County. Our Y is composed of three locations.

The GHS Family Y, which is our 83,000 square foot flagship facility is home to group exercise classes such as Zumba and Body Combat, free weights and resistance training equipment, an indoor track, two regulation basketball courts, a Cardio Theater, a 25-meter outdoor pool, the Nutrition Solutions cafe.

Just down Highway 14 is the Program Center- GHS. (formerly, the Adams Mill That location is home to our BeastMode program, after school and summer day camp, as well as youth and adult sports, aquatics, and Adventure Guide programs.

And the GHS Y also oversees the Hollingsworth Outdoor Center, a unique outdoor space that sits on the historic Austin Plantation. The Hollingsworth Outdoor Center is used for service learning projects, living history, summer day camps, and other programs for kids and teens.

Hours & Location

550 Brookwood Point Place
Simpsonville, SC 29681


5:00 am - 10:00 pm


5:00 am - 10:00 pm


5:00 am - 10:00 pm


5:00 am - 10:00 pm 


5:00 am - 9:00 pm


7:00 am - 6:00 pm


1:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Facility Age Guidelines

Child Care Hours

Nursery: 6 weeks - 15 months
Child Care: 16 months - 12 years


Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

4:00 pm - 8:30 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 Nutrition Solutions Cafe Hours

Monday - Thursday

6:00am - 8:00pm


6:00am - 2:00pm


7:00am - 1:00pm



What's New    

Holiday Hours

GHS 5:00am-1:00pm          YMCA Program Center: 7:00am-1:00pm


GHS: 5:00am-5:00pm          YMCA Program Center: 7:00am-1:00pm


GHS: 8:00am-1:00pm         YMCA Program Center: 9:00am-1:00pm

GHS Dance Academy returns in January

Our winter session of our dance program will kick off on January 12. Registration is now open for ages 3-Adult. Sign up today!

Youth Spring Soccer

It's already time to think about Youth Spring Soccer at the Y! Registration starts January 1. Don't let your child miss out on all the fun! More info

Women's Only Beast Mode

Calling all women who are up for a new fitness challenge! Have you wanted to try our Beast Mode classes, but you weren't sure if you were up to the challenge yet? Come try our all Women's Beginner Beast Mode classes. We now offer them on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at mornings AND Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the FIT Center. Challenge yourself today! 

Beast Mode Foundations

Before you jump into Beast Mode, you'll need to take our Beast Mode Foundations course, held monthly on a Saturday. During the Foundations course, you'll learn what to expect from Beast Mode, proper form, and more. The Foundations clinic is $10. The next Beast Mode Clinic date will be in January.

Activate your Inner Beast!

Beast Mode is the class for you to take your fitness to the next level and is FREE with your membership. It is a high intensity functional training class that provides a variety of challenging workouts to that produce effective results. Beast Mode is offered a variety of times weekly as a membership benefit to you at the F.I.T. Center. Check out this video by Rob Dempsey, a regular Beast Mode participant and HIS Radio DJ. 

Here's How Rob Stays In Shape from HIS Radio on Vimeo.

Follow us on Facebook

Keep up with announcements and interact with your fellow Y members on the GHS Family Y Facebook page

Gym Policies

Due to the number of members we have trying to participate in our basketball gym, we will no longer be able to accommodate guests in the gym. Those still wanting to try out the rest of our facility are more than welcome to come in as a guest. 

Guest Policy

Please make sure you familiarize yourself with this policy before bringing someone into the facility as your guest. We have specific guidelines that we follow for ages, holidays, and usage in certain areas of our facilities. 

Guest Policy  


You can see your schedules without downloading anything! Visit our new association schedule!

Group Exercise

December AM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

December PM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

December HOLIDAY Group Exercise Schedule

December Program Center Group Fitness Class Schedule

Group Exercise Class Descriptions


December Water Aerobics Schedule - YMCA Program Center Location

Fall/Winter GHS and YMCA Program Center Pool Schedule 

Swim Test Guidelines

Cardio Theater

This Week's Movies for December 15-21:

Monday Guardians Of The Galaxy (PG-13)
Tuesday Divergent (PG-13)
Wednesday Santa Baby (PG-13)
Thursday Transporter (PG-13)
Friday Transporter 2 (PG-13)
Saturday The Goonies (PG)
Sunday Inception (PG-13)

Movies for December 22-28:

Monday Red Dawn (PG-13)
Tuesday Maid In Manhattan (PG-13)
Wednesday Prancer (G)
Friday Taken (PG-13)
Saturday Beautiful Creatures (PG-13)
Sunday Skyfall 007 (PG-13)

Children under 13 years of age are not permitted in the Cardio Cinema. Parents of youth (age 13-17), please use your discretion.


Fall Gym Schedule

FIT Center/Beast Mode 

Holiday Beast Mode Schedule

Facility Guidelines

Pool Rules

Swim Test Guidelines

Youth Facility Age Guidelines

Guest Policy

ChildWatch Parent Manual

Program Guide

The current program guide is now available.

Monthly Newsletters

Check out our new monthly newsletter that offers a success story, information about what your Y has to offer, and much more. 

Also check out our month e-newsletter that informs you about all of our programs, special events, and upcoming registrations for the month. 

Online Payments

Staff Directory

Marti Stegall - Executive Director
John Schlansker - Associate Executive Director
Jessica Ward - Sr. Membership Director
Crystal Weise - Membership Director
Jeff Thompson - Wellness Director
Lori Dredge - Group Exercise Coordinator (Group Exercise and Youth Specialty Programs)
Brande Yarborough - Wellness Specialist
Leslie Knox - Wellness Specialist
Branham Biggers - Sports Director
Tamika Vaughan - Youth and Family Services Director
Jay Simpson - Property Manager
Mike Baker - Assistant Property Manager
Tracey Easterling - Development Specialist
Tonya Peterson - Business Office Associate
Melody Pirkle - Small Groups Coordinator/Financial Assistance
Carolyn Gardner - Connection Specialist
Rhonda Oang - Connection Specialist