Wellness


Programs

ZUMBAJAM Dance Event

Available at: Central,  Featured

PARTY WITH US!

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CHALLENGE YOUR HEALTH

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

20/60 Summer Wellness Challenge Complete 20 workouts within 60 days from June 12 to August 11 and win a prize. All workouts must be completed at the YMCA (or YMCA Race!). Only 1 workout a day will count. Log your workout and watch your progress grow! Acceptable workouts: Group exercise classes, cardio, personal training, GRIT,…

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The Burn: Labor Day 5K

Available at: Central,  South Gaston

Join us for the 4th Annual YMCA Labor Day 5K: The Burn! Monday, September 4th@ 8:00am Accept the challenge this Labor Day, September 4th, by taking on the Tower Trail at Crowders Mountain State Park. This up and back race will begin at 8:00 am at the Linwood Road access and follow the winding gravel road…

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Personal Training

Available at: Central,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Personal Training Ages: 12+ Personal training is individualized fitness training available to Y Members with a nationally certified YMCA personal trainer. The trainer works with the client(s) using strength training, cardio training, and nutritional counseling and monitoring. Sessions are 1 hour in length and can be purchased in 1, 5, 10, 15 and session packages. Dates &…

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Youth Cycle Classes

Available at: Central,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Calling all teens and pre-teens! Join our awesome instructors for this high energy, safe and effective 45 minute spin class. The music is trendy and will keep your blood pumping.  Teens will also track their attendance and receive a special prize if they reach a platinum level rider. This class is included in your membership!…

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HEPA at the YMCA

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

The Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) Initiative is the Gaston County Family YMCA ‘s answer to a challenge made by First Lady Michelle Obama to improve the standard of nutrition and activity for children in our care as well as their families, YMCA members and staff. By implementing and adhering to HEPA standards our…

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GRIT Training

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe

Join the Stowe Family YMCA and add High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to your life with three unique LES MILLS GRIT workouts. Take your fitness to the next level by rotating strength (Mon/Tues), plyo (Wed/Thurs), and cardio (Fri/Sat). Focus Meetings Goal Setting Nutrition Suggestions Body Diagnostics 3 to 12 participants per session 4 week package…

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ChristmasTown 5K

Available at: Pharr

LIGHT UP YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON

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Group Exercise Classes

Available at: Central,  Cherryville,  Pharr,  South Gaston,  Stowe

Ages: 12+ (16 for Les Mills BodyPump™ classes) Whether you’re new to exercise or getting back into it, group exercise is a great way to get moving, make friends and stay motivated. We offer classes for all ages, all levels and all interests. From low-impact exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training to indoor cycling,…

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The Gaston Cup

Available at: Central,  Stowe

Run with Purpose The 5th Annual Gaston Cup  focuses on corporate health and wellness. The Gaston Cup Series provides businesses with a long-term initiative that helps establish healthy lifestyle changes for their employees. Micro, Small, Medium, and Large businesses complete in a series of run/walk races throughout the year (and a few special events). The business with…

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