Health & Wellness

At the Alexander County Family YMCA, we offer a wide variety of Wellness programs from Personal Training to Group Exercises, including Group Spin, Aerobics and Yoga and Specialty Programs.

Apple Festival 5K

Thank you to everyone that ran the Apple Festival 5K!

2019 Results

Overall Results
Age Group Results

See you in 2020!

 


Lake Hickory Triathlon

See you next year! Test your endurance and prepare for a great race season with this fun event – ideal for beginners and serious athletes alike. Race proceeds to benefit the Alexander County Family YMCA.

Divisions: U15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Distance: Swim 400 yards, Bike 16 miles, Run 5K

Location: Dusty Ridge Access Park

Contact Christy at c.harrington@ymcanwnc.org for more information.

 


 

UFIT: Helping You Get The Results You Want
What is uFit?

uFit is a program that provides you with an easy-to-follow plan and cutting edge fitness tools. You will not be alone in this process. Our highly trained staff will help you set attainable goals and will provide the ongoing support necessary for your success.

In three short meetings, we can take you from an exercise skeptic to a confident individual who is excited about working out. In just a few sessions, you will gain the tools and resources that will help you succeed.

You will finally learn what really works in terms of exercise, weight loss, and having more energy – not to mention just becoming healthier. This program is valued at $150, but offered at no cost to all new members. You are encouraged to sign up within the first week of your membership.

Click here for more information!

 


Personal Training

We know that sometimes it’s hard to take the first steps in becoming healthier. That’s why we’re here for you, every day: to give you the extra motivation and guidance that you need. Our personal trainers can help you with weight loss, body toning, sport specific training, injury prevention and post rehabilitation, plus helping develop and reaching your goals for a healthier you! We offer individual and group personal training sessions.

Benefits of Personal Training

  • Help you safely begin and maintain an effective exercise program.
  • Develop an exercise program specifically designed according to your personal health history, needs, limitations, and goals.
  • Provide motivation, encouragement and accountability to your exercise program.
  • Serve as a resource for objective and accurate health and fitness information.
  • Help you fit exercise into your busy schedule to make the most efficient use of your time.

Personal Training Rates & Packages

1 hour session: $50 Members/$70 Potential Members
4 one hour sessions: $190 Members/$270 Potential Members
8 one hour sessions: $375 Members/$525 Potential Members
12 one hour sessions: $550 Members/$770 Potential Members

1 half hour session: $40 Members/$50 Potential Members
4 half hour sessions: $150 Members/$190 Potential Members
8 half hour sessions: $300 Members/$375 Potential Members
12 half hour sessions: $440 Members/$550 Potential Members

Small Group Trainings (2-4 people)

1 hour group: $35 per member/$50 per potential member
4 group sessions: $130 per member/$190 per potential member
8 group sessions: $260 per member/$375 per potential member
12 group sessions: $385 per member/$550 per potential member

Note: All Personal Trainers at the YMCA are employees of the YMCA. The YMCA does not allow non-employee Personal Trainers to provide services for our members. Contact us at 828 632 9699 for additional information

Click here to register for One on One Personal Training and click here for Small Group Personal Training.

Click below to learn more about each of our personal trainers!


Group Exercise Classes

Classes are open to all exercise levels, with alternative movements offered for different skill levels to maximize your personal workout. Our instructors are happy to give additional guidance to beginners. Just introduce yourself before class! Minimum age is 12 years (with a parent).

View our Group Exercise schedules.

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Programs

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