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.

 

CORPORATE CUP 

Mark your calendar for the week of September 10-15 for YMCA Corporate Cup 2018.

Our goal is to “promote community-wide interest and involvement in fitness and health activities.” With this in mind, we go to great lengths to assure fair and equitable competition for all teams.

Details

Event Calendar

Rules

Entry Form

 

RUN/WALK THE MILL 5K

Join this free competition. Run or walk (6) 5Ks between April 16 and May 14. Register today! 

Click here for more information

 

UPCOMING FITNESS EVENTS

Zumbathon on April 20

Spinathon on April 21. Fill out the registration form and bring it to the Welcome Center to register. 

 

NEW CLASSES

Turbo Kickboxing (STARTING APRIL 9TH) - Each class is packed with real kickboxing moves, calorie blasting HITT training and body weight exercises. Classes will be on Monday and Wednesday at 5:30pm in Aerobics Room B. Click here for more information. 

Yoga - A new yoga class started February 27th. Class are on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm-7:30pm in Aerobics Room B. Click here for more information

 

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

New - Les Mills Classes at the Y! 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! 

Click here for the current group fitness schedule

BODYPUMP - Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 590* calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques, pumping out encouragement, motivation, and great music-helping you achieve much more than on your own! You'll leave the class feeling challenged, motivated, and ready to come back for more. Click here for updated BodyPump morning schedule.

BODYCOMBAT - This is a high energy, martial arts inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness and burn up to 740* calories in a class. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira, and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast, and feel like a champ! Bring your best fighter attitude and leave your inhibitions at the door!

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

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

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

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIOFIT - Get up and go with aerobics class that's safe, heart healthy and gentle on the joints.

SILVER SNEAKERS MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND RANGE MOVEMENT - Designed to 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.


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.