Health

Health, Well Being & Fitness

We know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit. Health, well-being and fitness at the Y is more than just working out. In addition to our group exercise classes and facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

Group Exercise

Join us for a variety of workouts or slip on your swimsuit and try a water fitness class. Classes include Cycling, Zumba, Yoga, Boot Camp, Pilates, Functional Interval Training, Step Aerobics, Stability Ball and many more.  The Group Exercise schedule offers 60+ FREE classes each week. No need to pre-register, just arrive a few minutes before class to participate.

Contact Zach for more information on group schedules.
 

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Fitness Specialty Classes

"NEW" Bands 101

Join us for two weeks of exercise band workouts. Learn how resistance bands can help you get an effective workout at home or on the road all with one resistance band. Small group setting where you can get your questions answered. Contact Zach for more information.

"NEW" Foam Roller Workshop

Learn all about foam rolling and the benefits it provides. Come to a small group workout and then cool down and learn about the benefits of recovery and foam rolling. Contact Zach for more information.

Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles Consultations – Free to members!

This free program is designed as a fitness orientation for individuals who have never worked out before, need a re-introduction to fitness or who are looking for guidance with their current fitness routine.

Upon completion of Healthy Lifestyles, members will:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of basic exercise equipment
  • Set goals and overcome barriers in your personal fitness program

  • Set up your Healthy Lifestyles consultation at the front desk, upstairs in the wellness center, or by calling (320) 222-9622. Healthy Lifestyles consultations do not need to be completed prior to wellness center use.

    Active Teens

    Active Teens is a free program that orients our teenage members to the wellness center cardio and strength training equipment to keep them and those around them safe during their time in the wellness center. The Active Teens program must be completed by all youth who have completed 6th grade prior to independent use of the wellness center. Children who have completed 6th grade but have not completed an Active Teens Orientation are permitted to use the center if accompanied by an adult.

    Strong Teens

    Strong Teens is a free program that orients our teens to weight lifting in the free weight area by using the proper form, breathing technique and the proper amount of weight to use to keep them safe from injury. The Strong Teens program must be completed by teens who have completed 9th grade prior to independent use of the weight room equipment. Students who have completed 9th grade but have not completed a Strong Teens Orientation are permitted to use the free weight area if accompanied by an adult.

    First Steps to Fitness (establishing a pattern of exercise) Fee: $45

    The Personal Fitness Program (PFP) is designed for those who are thinking about exercising, preparing to exercise, or are exercising on a sporadic basis. This program is a 6 week program that will assist you in becoming a regular exerciser! Within the 6 weeks, you will meet with a trained staff member 3 times to assist you in establishing your pattern of regular exercise each week, receive encouragement and support for your efforts, and be held accountable for your workouts. Register with Leslie in the Wellness Center.

    • Improve strength and flexibility
    • Reduce body fat
    • Increase energy and decrease stress

    Personal Fitness

    Personal Training

    Personal Trainers work with people of all ages, help you stay on track, keep you motivated and assist you in achieving your desired goals. Members are able to register for Personal Training for either land or water based exercise. Y Staff recommend at least two sessions when you begin Personal Training. Our personal trainers are certified by national accredited organizations. Contact Zach to sign-up or have your questions answered.

    View this PDF for more information on our personal training program.

    Get to Know the Trainers!

    Greg, Jess, Janel

    Fitness Incentives

    The YMCA offers ongoing challenges as an incentive for you to stay motivated and on track with your workout goals. Each is a month or two in length and challenge you to complete a certain number of workouts, a particular series of workouts or just try some new activities. Challenges are operated on the honor system and are generally reported back to the Y through completion of a game card. Most challenges offer weekly prize drawings for those sticking with the challenges and a final drawing for all those completing the goal.

    New Year's Fitness Challenge 2020

    Get your New Year's resolution off right with our New Year's Fitness Challenge. Get points for creating a goal on our board, talking with our staff for a wellness orientation, and meeting with a personal trainer. Let us help you reach your New Year's goals. Contact Zach for more information.

    Download PDF Registration or Register Online



    "NEW" 100 Mile Swim Club

    Calling all swimmers! Set a goal for the year! Become a member of the 100-mile swim club!

    1) Register for the club

    2) Swim!

    3)Earn your quarterly 25-mile Swim Club Certificates by logging your laps.

    Contact Rebecca for more information.

    Download PDF Registration or Register Online

    Adult Swim Lessons

    New adult swim lesson class designed in a private setting for women of any nationality or faith.  The class runs in 4 week blocks on Sunday morning before the YMCA opens.  Class sizes will be limited to 10 participants age 16 and up.  
     

    Download PDF Regisrtation or Register Online

     
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