Cleveland County YMCA

Dover Foundation

The Dover Foundation YMCA, is a full facility YMCA located in Shelby, North Carolina, offering a wellness center, family programs, aquatics, and...

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Kings Mountain

For those not familiar with our facility, we gladly provide tours. Some of the programs available at the Kings Mountain Family YMCA are Youth Sports...

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River Bend

River Bend YMCA Golf Course is ideal for anyone with a passion for challenging golf and spectacular scenery. This course is the perfect setting for...

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Ruby C Hunt

The Ruby C. Hunt YMCA, named in honor of Mrs. Ruby Crowder Hunt, is a full facility YMCA located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina, offering a...

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Earn up to $500!!!

Click HERE to view details about the scholarship and learn how to apply.

Deadline is April 17th.

Member Story

Cheryl Farfour has been a participant in the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program for almost a year and has found tremendous success! Check out her yearly difference below, or read the full story here.


                             6/15/15     6/9/16

Weight                   162              138

Total Cholesterol     213              163

HDL                       41                48

LDL                        124              92

Triglycerides           242              110

Ratio                      5.3               3.4

Glucose                  106              87


Group Exercise Schedules

To find the group exercise schedules for the YMCA branch nearest to you, CLICK HERE.




At the Y we are for Youth Development and we focus on nurturing the potential of every child and teen by support their  unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life. 

Take a look at all of our Youth Development Programs from After School to Summer Camp and beyond that we offer at the Cleveland County Family YMCA in Boiling Springs, Kings Mountain,  Rutherford County and Shelby




Cleveland County YMCA announces promotions

Jessica Bridges--Senior Director of Healthy Living

For the past three plus years, Bridges has led the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (YDPP). As Senior Director of Healthy Living, she will continue to lead the YDPP and other Chronic Disease work. Jessica will be joining the Y’s Executive Leadership Team and will have a focus on finding the best ways to strategically connect our membership and wellness work. Jessica is a graduate of UNC with a degree in Public Health.

Adam Velez--Association Director for Member Engagement

As the Association Director for Member Engagement, Adam Velez will lead the work toward shaping the member experience. He will work with staff teams across the association to implement relationship trainings and technology. Since joining the Y in 2014, Velez has worked at the welcome center and with the chronic disease programs. Velez has taken on many projects and association initiatives. He has both an undergraduate degree and a Master's of Divinity degree from Gardner-Webb University.

Shayne Collins--Coordinator for Association Services

Shayne Collins has been with the Y for over 16 years, beginning her career as a summer counselor. She will continue to be based out of the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA, but will take on the added duties of coordinating the associations on-boarding and training. Collins will also take on the association administrative role of communicating with donors and working with the Annual Campaign. Collins is a graduate of Appalachian State University.