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    

Improvements are coming your way!

We will be refinishing our Group Exercise Rooms 1 and 3  the week of November 24-30. Please check our Thanksgiving Week Schedule for new locations of our classes for the week. Members may use any of the other Greenville YMCAs during this time.   See schedule

Shopping for a Cause

Looking for a way to give back to the community AND promote your business? Joins us for our Annual Vendor Fair on December 4 and 5. More info

Christmas is coming early!

Santa is dropping off his toys early to the Y this year. We will be getting all new cardio equipment for you to enjoy. In order to take out the old and bring in the new, there will be no cardio machines available from 6:00pm on Tuesday, December 9 through the end of day Thursday, December 11. The cycle room will be available for use when class is not in session. Members may also use any of the other YMCAs in Greenville during this time. 

Holiday Hours

GHS 5:00am-10:00pm       YMCA Program Center: 7:00am-1:00pm
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

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 is December 6 from 9:00am - 12:00pm!

Can I bring a guest to the pool?

We want you to be able to enjoy your membership. In order to maximize your membership experience, we will not be able to accommodate any guests for the pool at this time.

Wellness Works Monthly Seminars

Come join us for our monthly wellness seminars offered to you FREE by Nutrition Solutions. There is a new topic each month. More info

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

November AM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

November PM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

Thanksgiving Week Group Exercise Schedule - GHS Location

November Program Center Group Fitness Class Schedule

December AM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

December PM and Weekend Group Exercise Schedule

December Program Center Group Fitness Class Schedule

Group Exercise Class Descriptions


November Water Aerobics Schedule - YMCA Program Center Location

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 November 24-30:

Monday – Into the Storm
Tuesday – Maleficent
Wednesday – Earnest Saves Christmas
Thursday – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! - Y is Closed
Friday – Fred Clause
Saturday – This is our Time
Sunday –Unstoppable

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 

November 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. November

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