Health & Wellness
Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y are so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.
At 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.
Individuals interested in personal attention and extra motivation during each workout should consider working one-on-one with one of our professional Fitness Trainers. They will help you develop a workout that is geared towards your specific goals. Sessions can be scheduled at times convenient for the member. Please contact Kate Schmalshof to set up your workout today!
- $30 per hour
- $75 for 3 1-hour sessions
- $150 for 6 1-hour sessions
Exercise and Nutrition 101
New to exercise and want to learn more about nutrition? Exercise and Nutrition 101 is a 4 week program personalized just for you to help reach your fitness goals and make healthier food choices. One of our fitness coaches will meet with you once a week for 1 hour and discuss your needs and help you to get moving in the right direction.
- 4-week program
- 1 hour per week
Wellness Center Orientation
Are you a new member or new to the Wellness Center? This free orientation program gives you an in-depth training on the Wellness Center equipment. It is designed to give you the confidence you need to become a regular exerciser. Upon completion of the program, you will be more knowledgeable and comfortable with the equipment. Please sign up at our Member Services Desk. Orientations are scheduled individually and take about one hour to complete. Teens (16 – up) & adults are able to use these facilities without an orientation.
Members 13-15 are required to go through a Nautilus Orientation to use the Nautilus and Cardio equipment. A parent / legal guardian must register the teen for the orientation at the front desk. 13-15 year old are not able to use the Free Weight room. There is a non-refundable $10 charge for the youth orientation.
Body Composition Analysis
Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a safe, accurate and noninvasive body composition technique. Testing results can give you an accurate picture of your body composition and help you target your training to maximize results! Testing and consultation takes less than 15 minutes and will provide you with the following information:
- Body Composition - Muscle, Fat, Total Body Water
- Percentage Body Fat and BMI - Body Mass Index
- Segmental Lean Muscle Distribution - Right/left legs, arms and trunk
- Basal Metabolic Rate - Calories burned in a day at complete rest
Re-testing is recommended every 3-4 months as you work toward accomplishing your long tern goals! Tests can be scheduled at the YMCA Welcome Center.
Here's an Example of how this unique body measurement tool can help shape your workout program. If feasible please follow these guidelines below prior to your test:
- Absolutely no defibrilator, pacemaker or artificial heart functions on this machine!
- Avoid exercising at least 2 hours prior to this test
- Avoid eating at least 2 hours before test
- Avoid excessive consumption of fluids prior to test
- Measurement should ideally be done before mid-day
- Wear light clothing
- You will be asked to remove socks and all items from pockets
- No cell phones while on machine, no prosthetic limbs or metal rods
Member Fee $5. Non-member fee $10.