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

2019 MELTDOWN!

Find your partner, name your team and get ready for the 2019 YMCA Meltdown!

Teams of 2 will compete to see who can lose the largest percentage of weight in this 3 month weight loss program for YMCA members. Teams will be weighed in by Wellness Center staff at the start of the program, the first week of February, the first week of March and at the end of the program. 

 

Register at the front desk NOW! Deadline to register is January 31, 2019.

Program runs January 7-April 15, 2019.

Registration fee is $40 per team.

 

Teams with the greatest percentage of weight loss will win cash!

FIRST PLACE TEAM WINS $500!

SECOND PLACE TEAM WINS $200!

THIRD PLACE TEAM WINS $100!

 

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

PiYO® - COMING SOON-This class combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of Yoga. We crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined. Click here for more information. 

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

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. This class is a great cardiovascular workout. Pedal through hill climbs, sprints, and many other challenging drills and exercises. All levels are welcome.

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.

ZUMBA TONING - Offers the best of both worlds….the exhilarating experience of a Zumba Fitness-Party with the benefits of safe-and-effective strength training. It’s an easy-to-follow, health-boosting dance-fitness program for baby boomers as well as beginners. Through dynamic lightweight resistance training and exciting international rhythms, Zumba Toning classes help participants build muscle strength, increase bone density, and improve mobility, posture and coordination.

ZUMBABASIC - Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

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

AEROBICS GOLD - Continuous movement for the active older adult, helping participants bend, stretch, and step with more vitality.

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.