Healthy Living

Committed to helping in your pursuit of health and well-being

In communities across the nation, the Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.

At the MetroWest YMCA we can help get you started and help keep you on track. Wellness consultations and equipment orientations are included with your membership and encouraged for all, especially if you are just beginning or have had difficulty achieving your goals. Additional personal training is available for continued support.

Our Wellness Center offers a wide variety of state-of-the-art cardio equipment, including treadmills, AMT’s, ellipticals, bikes, rowers, and ARC Trainers.  Our strength training equipment includes Cybex and Life Fitness strength equipment and free weights.

 

Wellness Center Ages Limits and Guidelines info

Cybex, Life Fitness & Cardiovascular Room are for Members 13 years and older

Free Weight Area

Members 16 years and older

Youth and Family Interactive Gym

In our Youth and Family Interactive Gym, families with children ages 7 and older can work out together with their parents.  Families have access to Expresso bikes, Cybex strength equipment, Wii, Rope Viper and more. All members may use this space during designated times.

All youth 7-12 receive a free mandatory orientation - please contact the Member Service Desk to schedule an appointment. Individuals with medical considerations may be required to provide written medical clearance - please contact the Wellness Director for more information. Consult your health care provider before beginning any new exercise program.

 

Adult Wellness Programs

Whether you are just getting started or ready to take your fitness to a new level, we have a program designed specifically for you. Small group training programs and specialty fitness classes offer every member the support and guidance needed to acheieve their goals. 

  • Stronger You
  • Tabata/Kettlebell Boot Camp
  • New You
  • Postural Enhancement
  • Yoga Practice for the Mind
  • Team Challenge
  • Powerful Women

Youth & Teen Wellness Programs

The MetroWest YMCA offers health and well-being classes for youth and teens ages 6-16. Our programs help youth to develop healthy exercise and wellness habits that will help them maintain a healthier lifestyle as they grow.   Our programs promote healthy lifestyles and we encourage the youth to share their experiences with their families.  Youth wellness classes use many areas of our Y, including the Youth & Family Interactive Gym, our Aerobics room, gymnasium and back fields when weather permits.

Classes available  

Each program session we offer a few new and exciting health and wellness classes for youth.  Please see the current program guide for the new classes. 

 

Y Fit Fall 1 2017

Adult Strength and Conditioning Program

Personal Training

Need someone to develop a realistic exercise plan for you and keep you motivated?

Prevention & Wellness

Your Y is focused on developing and promoting activities that address and prevent health conditions. We provide programs that improve health by providing services that complement and support traditional healthcare delivery.

Parkinson's Disease Wellness Program & Scholarship

Gentle exercise routines for those with Parkinson’s disease, MS, or any other neuromuscular conditions.