YMCA of the Sandhills


PREP is currently accepting enrollment (a copy of your child’s immunization record is required when registering)

PREP is a half-day program for children 2 to 5 years of age that offers both an educational and recreational platform. Participants learn about shapes, numbers, letters and MORE!!! Children must be able to use the restroom independently prior to enrollment.

Our daily schedule includes a wide variety of activities such as art, role play, movement to music, reading and sports with a different weekly theme. A healthy snack and drink is provided daily.

PREP participants will receive priority registration for DISCOVERY CAMP offered during the summer months. .

  • Each student’s progress in all classes is assessed three times throughout the school year.
  • The program largely follows the traditional school calendar and begins on August 28th and ends May 25th 2018.
  • 8:30am - 12:30pm, Monday - Friday
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: HOPE MILLS YMCA 3910 Ellison St. Hope Mills - Phone: (910) 426-9622 op. 5
Fees: $39 per week for YMCA Members, OR $49 per week for non-members and a $35 one-time Registration Fee (Waived for Y members). Must have credit card on file for billing purposes.


Registration is OPEN at all 3 Branches

Partnering With the Community!

The YMCA and the Cape Fear Botanical Garden partner together to provide "Yoga in the Garden" every Wednesday evening at 6 PM. Classes take place at the Botanical Garden and are free to both YMCA and Botanical Garden members. Call (910) 486-0221 to register ahead of time.

Kids Night Out

During June, July, and August, we will not be holding KNO. It will restart on the third Saturday in September!

Lifeguards for Hire

The Y is hiring for summer 2017 certified Lifeguards in the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area. Apply today!