Category: All Blog Posts

Learn to Swim Today

Every year people all around the world and right here in Catawba County drown because they did not learn to swim.  Being able to swim is more than passing a swim test.  Swimming is being able to be safe in and around water.  Whether that is a pool, hot tub, lake, or ocean.  Many people […]

Extreme Burn at the Y

Nikki’s Monday class is Extreme Burn! Extreme Burn is an total body burn. This high impact Tabata style workout will incorporate not only weights and other equipment, but your own body strength. This class is for all fitness levels.

Hip-Hop B.A.M at the Y

Eddie’s (Hip-Hop B.A.M.) B.A.M. stands for “Bust A Move.” This is taking dance fitness to the next level. Hip-Hop B.A.M. is the perfect mix of dancing and cardiovascular exercise. Mixing dancing with punches, high knees, squats, and jumps will ensure that you will leave this class dripping sweat and with a smile on your face. So […]

Fitness Frustration

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Has your fitness routine left you with a bad case of Fitness Frustration? Are you bored? Not seeing results? Ready to quit? Or, maybe even all of the above? Lets talk about how to fix those fitness blahs and fix your fitness frustration.

Wellness Lunch Series

Please join the Y for a  Wellness Lunch Series featuring: Alex Williams, Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition at UNC Greensboro and Dietetic Intern at Frye Regional Medical Center for a nutritional discussion and learn healthy eating options.

YMCA Sports: More Than A Game

When you think of YMCA sports I am sure many things come to mind.  For many it is the fond memory of playing sports, the competition, the friendships, the teamwork, or the fact that your parent was your coach.  In YMCA sports we strive to do more than just teach the skills of the game […]

Your Fitness Center Atmosphere Type

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Have you ever walked into a fitness center and knew right away that it was going to be the perfect place for you?  Or maybe it took the opposite direction and you felt immediately that the relationship would never work?  Today there are 100’s of different gyms which means 100’s of different fitness center atmospheres.  What is your fitness center atmosphere type?  Loud, crowded, quiet, adult […]

Teen Character Awards

The YMCA’s 15th Annual Teen Character Awards will acknowledge and applaud the outstanding efforts of Catawba Valley teens who demonstrate leadership and character traits that strengthen their homes, neighborhoods and communities. The event will be held on Thursday, November 12th at 6:30 pm at the C.O. Miller Teen Center.

Get a Routine With Coaching Connection

Would you be interested in working out with a fitness coach one time per week for 6 weeks?  Would you be even more interested in it if I told you it was included in your membership at no additional cost?  At the Y, that program actually exists and it is included in your membership dues. […]

SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Your SilverSneakers® fitness membership includes: • Access to our basic amenities such as our indoor and outdoor pools, private locker rooms, private showers, indoor and outdoor track, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, circuit training, tennis courts. • SilverSneakers […]