Tag: health seeker

Walking the Walk

Did you know the YMCA of Catawba Valley has a wellness program for our employees? We encourage our staff to be physically active and live healthy lifestyles just like we encourage our members.  Staff receives wellness points for physical activity, health education and programs, preventative care such as dental cleaning, mammograms and well-checks as well […]

Benefits of the Barre Class

Fall is the perfect time to get back into a fitness routine and with the kids back in school, you may have more time to try a class or just mix up your fitness routine. Barre class is a combination of circuit training, pilates, yoga.core stabilization,strength building and conditioning. Want to take a class?  Click here […]

Wellness at the YMCA

8 out of 10 people come to the Y wanting to get physically fit.  Wellness at the Y starts with you the individual.  You are making a commitment to get here and do what you need you to do to feel better.  Whether that is losing weight, lowering blood pressure, fighting off prediabetes, or just wanting […]

How the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program Works

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an innovative program proven to reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes – one of the nation’s costliest chronic diseases. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and has been […]

Fitness For All Ages

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers fitness for all ages. The Y offers fitness programs starting as young as 10 and going all the way through senior adults. Some of our offerings include a pool, group exercise classes, outdoor walking track, cardio machines, free weights, and weight machines. The great thing about the Y is […]

Fitness Programs

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers so many different kinds of fitness programs for all ages and abilities. For kids, we offer kids fit, which is a program designed to get kids learning how to use the fitness equipment in safe proper way. It is available to members at no cost once a child turns […]

Financial Assistance for Fitness Programs

You may not realize it but the YMCA of Catawba Valley is a leading non-profit agency in the area. So many people think the Y is just a gym but really the Y is here to serve the needs of the community. One way the Y is serving the community is through offering financial assistance […]

What is a YMCA

What is a YMCA?  So many people think a Y is fitness center, or a place to swim, or a place to play basketball.  In reality though the Y is so much more than that.  The Y is designed to meet the needs of the community it serves.  Every Y is different so it can […]

Raising Generation Y

Raising Generation Y

The next time you walk into a YMCA fitness center, look around. Don’t just notice the machines and equipment…take a closer look. Look at the faces. Do you see the number of young people, both male and female, that have chosen to make fitness a part of their lives in their teenage years? It’s not just […]

Healthy Living at the Y

Healthy living at the Y is all about how we can help you to meet your goals.  No matter the goal the Y is always here to help you reach it.  Every goal is different and every goal needs different support to be achieved.  At the Y we offer many different ways for you to […]