Healthy Living Programs

EQUIPMENT ORIENTATIONS

New to the YMCA or not sure how to use a certain machine? Members are given the opportunity to go through a free one-time orientation with a wellness coach. Equipment orientations will help you learn the proper form and technique for the weight equipment and how to use the cardio equipment. Appointment times and availability vary; please sign-up at the front desk or with a wellness coach.

YOUTH FITNESS CERTIFICATIONS

Are you between the ages of 12-13 and looking to be able to use the fit zone? Youth ages 12-13 are able to use the fit zone and circuit room area after they have completed an orientation and written test with a wellness coach and must be accompanied by a parent. Orientations will last approximately 45 minutes. Appointment times and availability vary; please sign-up at the front desk or with a wellness coach.

HEALTH SCREENING

Dates: September 20th & November 13th

9:00am-12:00pm

Please join us in free health screenings provided by Hurley Wellness Services. The screenings offered are: Weight, Body Fat Percentage, Blood Pressure, and Heart Rate.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

Hurley Medical Center and the Genesee County Health Department will be providing an immunization clinic to members, staff, and children (with parent present) .All of the shots can be given to each participant – there does not need to be any time between shots.  The immunizations are charged to insurances   without a co-pay. If you are under-insured or not insured they do have options available. Shots provided are Influenza, Pneumonia, TDAP, Hepatitis B, and Shingles. All shots can be given at the same time.

Dates: Pierson Rd: Monday October 9th from 8:00am-12:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm

Downtown YMCA: Thursday October 19th from 8:00am-12:00pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm

*Bring ID and Insurance Card*

LAZY TRIATHLON

The Iron Man Triathlon is one of the hardest events in the world, consisting of 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run all in one day.  Are you up for completing the challenge in 8 weeks?

Details: Events do not have to be done in the order of the traditional triathlon. Pick up your tracking sheets at the front desk when you register. Participants will be in charge of their own tracking sheets (Honor System) and will turn them in on November 28th.

Swim: 2.4 miles or Water Walk, Water Aerobics (each 60 minutes=.10 miles)

Bike: 112 Miles or elliptical 112 miles or group cycling class (60 minutes=15miles)

Run: 26.2 miles or WALK, Step, Kickboxing, Boot Camp or Zumba (each 60 minutes=3 miles)

START DATE: October 1st to November 26th.

COST: Member Benefit!

Each completed triathlon participant tracking sheet turned in by November 28th will be entered in to win a free 1 month membership!

PICKLEBALL

Pickleball is a recreational sport that is designed to be played by children and adults of all ages and abilities. It is played on a badminton-sized court with a specialized paddle and ball. Come try this sport that is sweeping the nation!

Pickleball is scheduled as an open gym activity and is available to all on:

Mondays • 8am-10am(Competitive Play)
10am-12pm
Wednesdays & Fridays • 10am-12pm