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Healthy Living

Supporting your pursuit of health and well-being

At the MetroWest YMCA, you will get a community of professionals, trainers, and coaches to help you reach your health goals! Whether you are just getting started or ready to take your fitness to a new level, we have a program designed specifically for you. 

We offer instructor-led training, one-on-one consultations, personal training, and more to help you reach your fitness goals!


September 12 - October 30

Member Registration: August 24th
General Registration: August 29





Cardio Kids is a fun movement based class. There will be exercise challenges, relays, games, and kids might even learn how to use equipment in the Wellness Center.
Ages 7-13
Family Member FREE | Youth Member $98 | Non-Member $156
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:15 PM (30 min) 


Perfect class for young girls looking to begin exercising and exploring movement in the wellness center. The class will teach girls total body movements, use different equipment, and build confidence.
Ages 9-14.
Family Member $80 | Youth Member $100 | Non-Member $160
Saturdays, 11:15 am (60 min) 


Teens will learn the basics of weightlifting and strength training using a variety of tools (kettlebells, dumbbells, and barbells). Teens will learn how to perform basic strength training movements like bench press, squat, and deadlift properly and then build their strength and confidence in the Wellness Center throughout the class. Class starts Sept 12 and lasts 7 weeks.
Ages 11-16
Family Member $80 | Youth Member $100 | Non-Member $160
Mondays, 5:00 PM (60 min) 



Full body workout that will improve the athlete’s strength, speed, flexibility, and agility. This program will include sport specific movement and is intended for high school athletes to excel in their performance. 

AGES 14-18
Family Member $80 | Youth Member $100 | Non-Member $160 

Wednesdays, 3:00 PM (60 min) 



Boxing is a fun and cool way to work out! In this boxing class you will learn boxing education and technique and improve your cardiovascular fitness. Throughout the weekly classes you will learn different boxing movements and use different equipment to defend yourself as well as get a good workout to hit your fitness goals.
Ages 12+
Family Member $93 | Youth Member $117 | Non-Member $186
Wednesdays, 7:15 PM (60 min)

Fridays, 5:00 PM (60 min) 



Slow flow and hands on myofascial release. After about a 40 min slow vinyasa flow, the instructor, Nissa, will manually help release tension through active stretching and sustained pressure on the body of students, using pressure points based on Shiatsu. This is a hands-on and educational class.
All Ages
Family Member $93 | Youth Member $117 | Non-Member $186
Thursdays, 5:30 PM (60 min) 



FT is a fun, energetic high intensity interval training class, or HIIT. The progressive programming will improve your endurance, muscular strength, and power through total body exercises making you FiT. 


Mon-Fri, 6:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 6:00 PM Tuesday & Thursday, 7:00 AM Saturday, 10:00 AM Sunday, 12:00 PM 


Family & Adult Y Member 

$50 p/month unlimited classes 

5 class pass $60 

10 class pass $100 

Youth & Teen Y Member 

$63 p/month unlimited classes 

5 class pass $72 

10 class pass $120 


5 class pass $120 

10 class pass $200 





Ride with us on Saturdays!

Calling all bike enthusiasts! We are starting an informal, free, group that meets at the Framingham Branch on Saturday mornings and rides together. Care to join? Fill out the intake form and we'll loop you in!

Lose Weight and Gain Strength and Confidence!

The MetroWest YMCA offers expertise in nutrition, physical fitness, and personal training, to help you take control of your weight and gain strength. Our signature Weigh to Change weightloss program starts on July 11. Contact Maggie Lynch, RND, at

Personal Training Options

Invest in your future by working one-on-one with one of our dynamic and supportive trainers. A certified personal trainer is a valuable resource and can help you reach your goals.


Good nutrition is part of a healthy lifestyle. Learn more about how the Y supports healthy living.

Preventative Wellness Programs

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


  • New Functional Training and Turf Area with LifeFitness Synrgy360 XM, Squat Racks, TRX Straps, Concept 2 SkiErg and Rower, Jacob's Ladder, Matrix S Drive, and AirDyne bike  

  • Precor Treadmills, Upright Bikes, Recumbant Bikes, AMTs, Ellipticals with private screens with internet connections enabling members to watch Live TV, Netflix, Hulu, or listen on their Spodify accounts

  • Concept 2 Rowers, Stairmasters, Octane Lateral Trainers, and Octane Zero Runner

  • Cybex Arc Trainers, Keiser Spin Bikes, Expresso Interactive Bikes, and Octane Seated Ellipticals

  • Life Fitness and Cybex Strength Equipment

  • Free weight area with squat racks, benches, cable stations, dumbbells, and Kettlebells

  • Youth & Family Area (for ages 7+ when accompanied by a parent or guardian) includes Precor Treadmills, Recumbant Bikes, Elliptical, Octane Seated Elliptical, Expresso Interactive Bikes, Cybex Strength Equipment, Wii and Xbo

Youth in the Wellness Center  

For the safety of our youngest members we have some age requirements when using the Wellness Center.

You must be at least 7 years old to be in the Youth & Family area AND be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  
​You must be at least 12 years old to use the cardio and strength machines AND be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
You must be at least 14 years old to use the Functional Training and Turf Area and the Free Weight Area

We encourage all youth members and their guardians to participate in a FREE Equipment Fitting session to make sure they are using the equipment safely and properly.