Wellness


Programs

Spencer Mountain Beginner Training

Available at: Central,  South Gaston

GET UP OFF YOUR COUCH AND RUN Spencer Mountain Training Program Get ready to race! YMCA run coaches are excited to prepare you for the Spencer Mountain 5K on Saturday, November 4.  All participants will meet at Martha Rivers Park restrooms during the 6-week session. Where: Martha Rivers Park—1515 Neal Hawkins Rd Gastonia, NC 28056…

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Annual Indoor Triathlon

Available at: Stowe

Triple Your Confidence – Youth and Adult Indoor Tri

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Moving for Better Balance

Available at: South Gaston,  Stowe

Fall Prevention Program – Starting Soon!

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Home School Wellness

Available at: Stowe

MAKE IT A PLAY DATE Home School Wellness   Join the Stowe Family YMCA for Home School Wellness! This is a twelve week program that provides six weeks of level based swim lessons, and skill development games in the gymnasium for six weeks.  During the program we will cover topics such as aquatic safety, nutrition, and…

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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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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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Spencer Mountain 10K & 5K

Available at: Central

Participate in the Spencer Mountain 10K & 5K this year! Proceeds benefit LIVESTRONG at the YMCA. Saturday, November 4. The 10K race begins at @ 8:00 a.m. and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. at Warlick School, 1316 Spencer Mtn. Road, Gastonia, NC 28054. Some GPS devices may note this as Ranlo, NC. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is…

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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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