Wellness


Programs

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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Lifeguard Certification

Available at: Warlick

Lifeguarding Lifeguarding is an important lifesaving skill in every community. Complete a lifeguarding course available this at the Warlick Family YMCA with possible employment opportunities upon completion. The participant will receive life guarding, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator. Prerequisites — Mandatory swim test includes—300 yard swim (front crawl and breast stroke), jump…

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Moving for Better Balance

Available at: Stowe,  Warlick

Fall Prevention Program – Starting Soon!

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Teen Fitness at Stowe

Available at: Stowe

TEENS GETTING FIT TOGETHER   Youth and Teen Fitness Classes STOWE FAMILY YMCA Join us for a fun free style wellness class designed to create a sense of community, while teaching health and wellness to our kids 9-14. Youth & Teen Fitness will incorporate a devotion, nutrition, exercise, and games. This hour long class will…

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Available at: Cherryville,  Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA The Y and LIVESTRONG joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a free 12-week physical activity and well being program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their holistic health goals. The small group, research-based program offers cancer survivors a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities. Survivors work with YMCA certified…

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Specialized Wellness Services

Available at: Warlick

The Warlick Family YMCA is excited to offered specialized wellness services.  Please see the information below and contact Jonathan for more information or to make an appointment.   WELLNESS ASSESSMENTS Resting Metabolic Rate Assessment (RMR) V02 Submax and Max Assessment RMR & V02 Testing Package Comprehensive Fitness Assessment TriFit Package (RMR, VO2, Comprehensive) Post Rehab…

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Personal Training

Available at: Pharr,  Stowe,  Warlick

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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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 Unlimited Sessions (Monthly…

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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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