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.

Trick-or-Trek 5k - Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Ages: 14 and above

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Oct 28 2017 - Oct 28 2017

Troy YMCA

Celebrate Halloween with a festive and healthy 5k fun run through the historic Oakwood Cemetery! You’ll trek along side gravestones, gargoyles, and ghouls as you make your way through the cemetery. Runner’s beware, you might just encounter a few tricks along the way.

Pricing

Member: 25.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Yoga Basics Series

Ages: 12 - 112

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Oct 12 2017 - Oct 26 2017

Glenville YMCA

New to yoga? Looking for a more in depth exploration of your practice? Our Yoga Basics series will provide you with the foundation to understanding the basics of yoga class. Learn yoga postures and alignment, breathing practice, basic yoga lingo, meditation, relaxation, and basic yoga teachings. 3 pm-4:30pm January 22 January 29 February 5

Pricing

Member: 25.00

Non-Member: 50.00

SpartanFit

Ages: 18 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oct 2 2017 - Dec 11 2017

Glenville YMCA

This ten-week nutrition and exercise program can have a lasting positive impact on your life! The new program has been custom built for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake faculty and staff, to help you lose weight in a healthy, productive manner so that you may provide positive role models for your students and our community.

Pricing

Non-Member: 120.00

Intro to Weightlifting for Women

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Sep 28 2017 - Nov 16 2017

Glenville YMCA

Are you looking to change your routine but unsure how to utilize weightlifting equipment in the Wellness Center? Have you wanted to incorporate some lifts without increasing your risk of injury? Are you looking to get stronger? Into to Weightlifting gives you the basics of barbell and dumbbell training in a semi private, all women,

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Couch to 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sep 19 2017 - Nov 14 2017

Guilderland YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone, no matter what fitness level, prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Learn To Box

Ages: 14 and above

Wednesdays 7:40 PM - 8:40 PM

Sep 13 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Are you interested in a workout that is both fun AND effective? Come join us for “Learn to Box”, a beginner, non-contact boxing class. You will learn basic boxing skills, hit the punch mitts and heavy bag, and work through a variety of drills; all under the guidance of an experienced boxing coach. Each class

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

5K to 5K Running Group

Ages: 12 - 100

Tuesdays 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Sep 12 2017 - Oct 24 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Learn new strategies and essential tools to help you meet and maintain your current running program. This 7 week program will provide a supportive and motivating environment for beginner/intermediate level runners. Over the 7 weeks we will focus on improving efficiency and increasing speed while learning about the importance of cross training and proper nutrition.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

TRX Meltdown

Ages: 12 and above

Tuesdays 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Sep 12 2017 - Oct 24 2017

Glenville YMCA

TRX meltdown are instructor lead exercise classes taught in small groups TRX suspension training bodyweight exercises will develop and improve your strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. This training requires the use of the TRX suspension trainer, a performance training tool that leverages gravity and your body weight to enable a vast variety of full

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00

Intro to Weightlifting for Women

Ages: 14 and above

Mondays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Sep 11 2017 - Oct 23 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Are you looking to change your routine but unsure how to utilize weightlifting equipment in the Wellness Center? Have you wanted to incorporate some lifts without increasing your risk of injury? Are you looking to get stronger? Into to Weightlifting gives you the basics of barbell and dumbbell training in a semi private, all women,

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 - 100

Mondays 12:00 AM - 1:15 AM

Sep 11 2017 - Oct 23 2017

Glenville YMCA

The prevalence of chronic illness diagnosis has increased in the United States in the last decade; a study by Johns Hopkins showed that 25% of the US population has been diagnosed with some sort of chronic illness. According to the Mayo Clinic “Aerobic exercise can help to improve your heart health and endurance and aid

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00