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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.


FEBRUARY FITNESS EVENTS

Zumbathon on February 23

Spinathon on February 24. Fill out the registration form and bring it to the Welcome Center to register. 

 

INTRODUCTION CLASSES

If you would like an introduction class please contact Rosalinda at 361-575-0511 ext 233. Learn the ins and outs of Zumba, Spin and 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 schedule info

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 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. 

RipstixTM can be purchased on the POUND website here.


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 PROGRAM

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.

Program Features:

  • 25 sessions delivered over the course of one year.
  • Led by a trained Lifestyle Coach.
  • A group that offers motivation and support.
  • Program starts March 27, 2018

Click here for more information