Healthy Living Starts At The Y

Healthy LivingAt the Y, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier. Members and program participants often cite the support and enthusiasm of fellow participants and staff as some of the key factors in their achievement of greater well-being.

“This is a great program, I’ve learned so much about how to eat healthier and I love the classes. I’m here 3 – 4 times a week now to work out and I love the new me!”

Examples of our Health and Wellness offerings include:

Explore our current offerings today.

USATri60 Indoor Triathlon

Ages: 14 and above

Sundays 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mar 5 2017 - Mar 5 2017

Guilderland YMCA

The indoor triathlon is very similar to an outdoor triathlon except all of the events are completed indoors and athletes go as far as they can in a given period of time. We use a pool, stationary bikes and run indoors on the treadmills for this event. This annual event will be held Sunday, March

Pricing

Member: 35.00

Non-Member: 50.00

USATri60 Indoor Triathlon

Sundays 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Mar 5 2017 - Mar 5 2017

Guilderland YMCA

The indoor triathlon is very similar to an outdoor triathlon except all of the events are completed indoors and athletes go as far as they can in a given period of time. We use a pool, stationary bikes and run indoors on the treadmills for this event. This annual event will be held Sunday, March

Pricing

Member: 105.00

Non-Member: 135.00

Couch to 5K Beginner Running Group

Ages: 12 and above

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Mar 4 2017 - May 7 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This 10-week program is designed to prepare you no matter your fitness level to run or walk a 5K. Based on jog/walk interval training, this program teaches you the proper form and pacing needed to successfully complete a 5K event. Enjoy our supportive, motivating environment as you prepare to run or walk your first 5K.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Ballroom Dancing

Ages: 18 - 100

Fridays 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Mar 3 2017 - Mar 24 2017

Greene County YMCA

Get your dance on with Rita Russell! Learn the Jitterbug and the Merengue, during the four session program, Fridays March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th from 6:30-8:00 PM. Singles and couples are welcome.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Barbell Basics

Ages: 14 - 125

Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Feb 11 2017 - Feb 11 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This series of clinics will teach participants the fundamental skills and techniques to properly perform the core barbell movements and their supplemental variations. Clinics are structured as interactive learning opportunities that will expand the participant?s knowledge, critique their form, and improve their movements. Week 4 covers the overhead press and the critical need for strong,

Pricing

Member: 18.00

Non-Member: 25.00

Intro to Weightlifting for Teens

Ages: 14 - 19

Tuesdays 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Feb 7 2017 - Mar 21 2017

Greene County YMCA

The goal of this 7 week class will give teens the tools to weight lift independently, with good technique, and the confidence to utilize the free-weight area on their own.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00

Women on Weights

Ages: 14 - 100

Mondays 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Feb 6 2017 - Feb 27 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Weight training for women only. Use free weights, body weight, machines, etc. Each week will focus on a set of exercises focusing on different parts of the body. This class is led by a Certified Personal Trainer and will have limited enrollment to ensure individual attention.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Barbell Basics

Feb 4 2017 - Feb 4 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This series of clinics will teach participants the fundamental skills and techniques to properly perform the core barbell movements and their supplemental variations. Clinics are structured as interactive learning opportunities that will expand the participant’s knowledge, critique their form, and improve their movements. Week 3 will introduce the deadlift and hip hinge, emphasizing the role

Pricing

Member: 18.00

Non-Member: 25.00

Women's Self Defense Class

Ages: 12 - 100

Saturdays 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Feb 4 2017 - Feb 25 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Learn the basics of personal safety and self-defense in this women-only class. This class will show women how to keep themselves safe and how to protect themselves in the event of an attack. This four week program teaches women real world techniques to avoid and prepare for street confrontations. Some of the subjects discussed are

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Boot Camp

Ages: 14 - 100

Saturdays 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Feb 4 2017 - Feb 25 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Our 4 week Bootcamp is designed for MAXIMUM calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. We want to get you fit, get you healthy, challenge your mind, challenge your body, and most importantly MAKE FITNESS FUN! The Exercises:  Bootcamp is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. You

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00