Tag: wellness

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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips to Help Overcome Gym Anxiety

At the Y, we know how difficult it can be to get yourself in the gym, especially when you have anxiety about getting there and getting started. Now is the perfect time to to get into a new routine and conquer your fitness goals. Here are a few tips and tricks to overcome anxiety before […]

Family Night at the Crawdads Game

Family Night at the Crawdads Game will be held on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015. YMCA members, family and friends get in for $6 each with proof of membership. Riders will get in free. This is the 2nd Annual Hickory’s Biggest Spin – Come out and support your fellow YMCA members as they pedal their way […]

Coaching Connection at the Y

  We understand that wellness is a balancing act. It involves taking good care of your spirit, mind and body – all at the same time. At the YMCA, you can experience a great workout…whether you choose weights, cardio or friendly aerobic classes. For over 100 years, YMCA programs and services have been committed to […]