Cleveland County YMCA

Welcome to Dover Foundation YMCA


Attention Golf Participants:

Due to the current Covid-19 circumstances, the Dover Foundation YMCA Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for September 18th. The River Bend YMCA Golf Course is still operating under normal hours. 


Attention Members:

Due to the current Covid-19 circumstances, facilities will remain suspended until further notice. Our team is working diligently to find innovative ways to provide services for you! Stay tuned. For more information and all Covid-19 updates, click below.



The Dover Foundation YMCA, is a full facility YMCA located in Shelby, North Carolina, offering a wellness center, family programs, aquatics, and sports. From state of the art work out equipment (complete with the FitLinxx tracking system), to safe and fun child care programming, and large recreation and sports fields, Dover Foundation YMCA has it all.


Want to learn more? View our Membership Brochure and our Spring-Summer Program Guide or, pay us a visit for a tour; one of our friendly membership staff would be happy to help you!


At the Dover Foundation 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.


Hours of Operation


Monday-Thursday 4:30am-10:00pm

Friday 4:30am-9:00pm

Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm-6:00pm

Child Watch & Kid Zone

Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

*Kid Zone morning hours are only in the summer and Schools Out days

Monday-Thursday 4:30pm-8:00pm

Friday 4:30pm-7:00pm

Saturday 8:30am-12:00pm

Aquatics Center

Monday-Thursday 5:30am-9:00pm

Friday 5:30am-8:30pm

Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm

Sunday 1:30pm-5:30pm