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. The PREP program is exclusive to our Hope Mills branch.

  • 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 September 1st 2015 ends May 27th 2016.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 3910 Ellison St. Hope Mills - Phone: (910) 426-9622 op. 5
Fees: $199 per month and a $45 registration fee (Waived for Y members). Must have credit card on file for billing purposes.


Membership Special: Pay the Day

Sign up in January and your total cost to join equals the day of the month! At the Y your membership means more, you have joined a movement that strengthens our community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

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

Join us on February 18 from 6-10 pm at the Fayetteville Branch YMCA for a festive Kids Night Out event! Pre-registration is required, click here to register online.

Lifeguards for Hire

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