Healthy Living | Metrowest YMCA | MetroWest YMCA

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. 

 

2022 SPRING PROGRAMS 

 

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

 

 

Adult Classes:

 

Cycle Power 

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.

Ages 12+

Family Members $136; Youth Members $170; Community Members $272

Friday................................... 6:00 AM – 7:15 AM

 

Strength Training for Runners 

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.

Ages 12+

Family Members $81; Youth Members $101; Community Members $162

Wednesdays............................... 5:15 AM - 6:00 AM

 

FT (Functional Training)

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.

See FT page for pricing.

 

Monday - Friday...................................... 6:00 AM

Tuesday & Thursday --------------------------7:00 AM

Monday, Wed - Friday................................10:30 AM

Saturday & Sunday................................. 10:00 AM

 
 
 

YOUTH AND TEEN CLASSES

Starting healthy habits early in life is important. That's why we offer youth programs in fitness, nutrition, and more.

 

 

 

Cardio Kids

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 Members: FREE; Youth Members $49; Community Members $98

Tuesdays & Thursdays.................... 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Teen Weightlifting

Using the free weight area of the Wellness Center, 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, squatting, and deadlifting properly and then build their strength throughout the class.

Ages 12-16

Family Members $94; Youth Members $117; Community Members $188

Wednesdays....................................4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 

NOTE: Youth and Teens ages 12+ may also participate in Cycle Power, FT, Strength Training for Runners, and Strength Training for Golfers!

 

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.

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. Check out or signature Weigh to Change and Healthy You programs and contact Maggie Lynch, RND, at maggielynch@metrowestymca.org

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.