Cleveland County YMCA

Welcome to Ruby C. Hunt YMCA

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 wellness center, family programs, aquatics, sports, and a community library.


From state of the art work out equipment (complete with the FitLinxx tracking system), to safe and fun child care programming, an indoor climbing wall, and Cleveland County’s first and only outdoor splash park; the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA has it all.


Want to learn more? Click here for our current Membership Brochure or Browse our website for details about all we have to offer. We invite you to visit for a tour; one of our friendly membership staff would be happy to help you!


At the Ruby C. Hunt YMCA we are for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility and we’re helping all people reach their God given potential in spirit, mind and body.





Mon - Thu: 5am - 9pm
Fri: 5am - 7pm
Sat: 8am - 5pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm


1322 Patrick Avenue
Shelby, NC 28152
Phone: 704-434-0441
Fax: 704-434-4800


 Great event for the entire family on Thanksgiving Morning, November 23.
Our 5k Run/Walk starts at 8:30 am and the 1/2 Mile Fun Run begins at 9:30 am. Late Registration is going on now until November 22; $30 Y members or $35 non members and $10 Fun Run. Our USATF certified course takes you through the heart of Boiling Springs, NC and around the campus of Gardner-Webb University.
Participants may register at any Cleveland County Family YMCA, online by clicking our link here, or
through our timing company  at
All early registration will receive a long sleeve t-shirt or a short sleeve performance shirt.
Packet Pickup begins on Wednesday, November 22 from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at the Ruby C Hunt YMCA or on Thanksgiving Morning at 7:00 am at the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center on GWU campus.
Childcare is available during the race and Light refreshments will be available for runners.

Are you training? Please check out our Race Route - 2017 Turkey Trot Route.pdf