HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

The Barbara Bauer Briggs Family YMCA offers many options when it comes to weight training. The facility houses weight racks, benches, free weights and Nautilus Nitro weight equipment.

 

INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

Let the Weight FallA 7-week exercise incentive program for Y members. Once registered you will be contacted to schedule initial fitness assessments which will measure your heart rate, blood pressure, height, weight, circumference and a push up test.

Program is based on retention. Members who stay active and attend both pre and post fitness assessments during the program will receive a prize and be entered to win a $50 gift card. 

Registration open Sept 24-Oct 5

Program runs Sept 24-Nov 9

Free for Y members

Click here for registration form

 

Won't You Fly My Sleigh Tonight? - Can you earn all of Santa's reindeer to fly his sleigh? Register now for the Holiday Reindeer Challenge!

You can earn one reindeer a week during this 9 week program. Each reindeer is worth 3 workouts per week. Win a YMCA Holiday Prize if you have all 9 reindeer at the end of 9 weeks!

Program runs Oct 8-Dec 7

Free for Y members

Click here for registration form 

 

SPINATHON!! 

Spinathon is on October 27th at 8:30am. This is a Member Appreciation event so it's FREE for members.

Register at the front desk. Rosalinda will call you to reserve a bike. 

  

FITNESS PROGRAM

Total Tabata with Tiffany starts on October 15th.  

Personal Training Group Class

Monday/Wednesday at 6:30am in Aerobic Room B

Registration open until October 12th. Click here for registration form. 

8 week program = $80

 

This is an 8 week program from Oct 15-Dec 5. Whether you are a newbie or advanced gym goer, come get your sweat on with Tiffany! Have fun through a variety of simple, yet intense exercises. Get ready to blast the calories and get noticeable results in a short amount of time. This class will provide what you’re looking for whether your goals is muscle tone, weight loss or both.

 

INTRODUCTION CLASSES

Contact Rosalinda if you wish to take an introduction class for Zumba, Spin or BodyPump. Click here for more information

 

WELLNESS ORIENTATION

Our friendly and knowledgeable fitness staff are ready and willing to coach you by creating a plan that fits your goals. Schedule an orientation today with the front desk to get started on a healthier you.


GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

There's something for EVERYONE in our Group Exercise Classes. Certified instructors lead classes for anyone from beginner to well advanced. See our Group Exercise Schedule for detailed class descriptions and try one TODAY. All classes are included in YMCA Membership! 

Ages 16 and older permitted in group fitness classes with the exception of ZumbaKids and PoundKids.

Click here for the current group fitness schedule

Class descriptions

NEW EVENING YOGA WIND DOWN - Join Terri for an evening practice to help you stretch away your day’s tension. This practice promotes a soothing night’s rest as well as relieving your aches and pains! 

NEW BOOTCAMP - This class uses a timed method for all our circuits so everyone starts and finishes together. We work and function as one because now your part of a dynamic boot camp team! Click here for more information

NEW YOGA - BREATHE, BEND & BALANCE WITH TERRI - Gentle yoga guiding you through foundational postures and breathing techniques. Click here for more information

NEW NEWBIE YOGA - This class is designed for beginners or practitioners wanting to refine their practice. Click here for more information.

KETTLEBELL - Work multiple muscle groups simultaneously, developing strength and muscular endurance and efficient caloric expenditure. Click here for more information

SPINNING - High energy indoor cycling led by a certified motivating instructor.

ZUMBA - Dance your way to a fit you with exciting and unique dance moves and rhythms.

ZUMBASENTAO - Combines strength and resistance training with innovative dance moves using a chair.

BODYPUMP - The original Les Mills barbell class that will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body fast! Click here for more information

STRONG - High Intensity Interval Training. Click here for more information

TURBOKICK - Real kickboxing moves, calorie-blasting HITT training, and body-weight exercises. Click here for more information

GLUTE SALUTE - Build a stronger booty and core with this glute and ab blaster! Click here for more information

PILATES - Increase your flexibility, mobility, body awareness and improve your balance, while sculpting and toning your body. Click here for more information.

SILVERSNEAKERS CARDIOFIT– Aerobics class that’s safe, heart healthy and gentle on the joints.

SILVERSNEAKERS MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND RANGE MOVEMENT – Increase muscular strength, range of movement and activity of daily living skills.

 

GROUP FITNESS FOR KIDS

Children are required to be signed in by their parent/guardian. 

ZUMBAKIDS - Ages 4-12. An explosion of music, dance and energy! A fun and healthy program that keeps your youth active. Classes are Monday and Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:15pm. Click here for more information. 

POUNDKIDS - Ages 4-12. Rock out with Pound! A full body drumming workout that used drumsticks (Ripstix). Classes are Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm-6:15pm. Click here for more information. 


YOUTH AND TEEN STRENGTH TRAINING 

The fitness area is ONLY available to 10-15 year olds who have successfully completed the Youth and Teen Strength Training course. The program teaches proper gym etiquette and use of the Nautilus, Star Trac and Precor equipment. A successful completion of the session permits usage of these fitness areas.

Class is from 1:30-4:30 pm on the first and third Sunday of each month. The course is $30 and only available to members. Participants must register by the Wednesday before the first and third Sunday of each month.

 

PERSONAL TRAINING

Individualized personal exercise workout with a certified personal trainer. Please contact your trainer for package pricing or Rosalinda at RRamirez@ymcavictoria.org.

Rate per session: $35 for 1 hour and $18 for 30 minutes


BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSIS

Ages 18 and up

Members $25/Community Participants $50

Identify your body fat percentage versus your lean body mass using a caliper test to evaluate 7 sites of the body. Call Rosalinda for an appointment at 361-575-0511.

 

CORPORATE CUP 

Thank you to everyone who participated and helped with Corporate Cup 2018!! Check out our facebook for photos of events and winners. 

Division I Results

Division II Results

 

DIABETES PREVENTION

If you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes, you can make small, measurable changes that can reduce your risk and help you live a happier, healthier life. Change is tough—we can help. Be looking for information on the Y's Diabetes Prevention Program.