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Healthy Living

Register now for classes starting January 2:

YOUTH AND TEEN FITNESS

CARDIO KIDS

Ages 7-13.

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.

Instructor: Anthony.

Tuesdays, 4:15-4:45 PM

Family Member: FREE | Youth Member: $112 | Non-member: $166

 

 

POWERFUL GIRLS

Ages 9-14.

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.

Instructor: Meryl.

Saturdays, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (60 min)

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

TEEN WEIGHTLIFTING

Ages 11-16.

Teens will learn the basics of weightlifting/ 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.

 

Mondays, 5:00-6:00 PM

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

Instructor: Francois

 

Fridays, 5:00-6:00 PM

Instructor: Nick

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR ATHLETES

Ages 11-18.

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 middle school and high school athletes to excel in their performance.

Instructor: Meryl.

Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

ADULT FITNESS

 

BOXING

Ages 12+.

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. Instructor: Francois.

 

TEEN BOXING

Ages 12-18

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

ADULT BOXING

Ages 18+

Wednesdays, 7:15-8:15 PM

Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 PM

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

 

CYCLE POWER IS BACK!

Ages 12+

Improve your cardiovascular fitness and lower body leg strength through this high-level cycle class. Pre and post-power tests will be performed for participants to see their improvement. Throughout the session, participants will work at intensities specific to them based on their power tests. Power cycle is open to all as intensities are customized for you and a class must if you are an avid outdoor cyclist, triathlete or looking to improve your cardiovascular fitness.

Instructor: Katrina

Fridays 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Family Member: $85 | Youth Member: $115 | Non-member: $170

 

NEW CLASS! GOLF TRAINING

Ages 12+

Weight training for adults that want to move around the golf course easier and put more power into their swing. This class will feature strength training, core and mobility work.

Instructor: Leo

Wednesday 12:00 PM– 12:45 PM

Family Member: $60 | Youth Member: $81 | Non-member: $120

 

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR RUNNERS

Ages 12+

Running can take a toll on the body. Strength training can help runners feel stronger, run faster, and prevent injuries. This class will have runners work on strengthening their total body, focus on balance, and build to higher intensity exercises all to support their running goals.

Instructor: Katrina

Wednesdays, 6:15 AM - 7:00 AM

Family Member: $60 | Youth Member: $81 | Non-member: $120

 

YOGA HEALING™

Ages 18+

Slow flow and hands-on myofascial release. After about a 40-minute 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.

Instructor: Nissa.

Mondays, 6:30 PM -7:45 PM

Family Member: $117 | Youth Member: $158 | Non-member: $234

 

 
 

Functional Training (FT) Classes- Join the Movement!

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. Ages 11+

Weight Loss Programs

The MetroWest YMCA offers expertise in nutrition, physical fitness, and personal training to help you take control of your weight and gain strength! Classes include Weigh to Change, Healthy You, and Healthy Families.

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.

Nutrition

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

OUR WELLNESS CENTER INCLUDES

  • 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.