Health & Wellness

At the Wilkes Family YMCA, we offer a wide variety of Wellness programs from Personal Training to Group Exercises (including Group Cycling, Aerobics and Yoga & Pilates) and Specialty Programs like HIIT and Boot Camps. Scroll down for details on what we are currently offering.

 

MyZone Activity Belt

Myzone tracks your heart rate, calories burned, and displays this information right on an iPhone or Android device. Everyone has different fitness zones that can change over time – Myzone accurately identifies, adapts, and rewards you for your effort – making you push harder and get the most out of every workout. All statistics are personalized to you, using your age, height, gender and weight to provide you an accurate way to track your workouts.

Now available!

$75.00 Member Price
($149.99 Suggested Retail Price)

 

Boot Camps

Challenge yourself! Boot Camps are fun, non-traditional ways to get in shape and feel great! Boot Camps are designed to give you the platform to push yourself and get the significant benefits that you deserve, which means increases in fitness, increases in strength, and decreases in body fat.

Scroll down to see what Boot Camps are coming up, and to register online!

 


Moving For Better Balance

Designed for older adults and those with chronic health conditions who might have impaired balance and limited mobility, this 12-week evidence-based, instructor-led group program is designed to improve strength, balance, flexibility and mobility through slow, therapeutic movements based on Tai Chi.

Moving for Better Balance include two class sessions and two+ hours of at-home practice per week. The program takes place in a safe and supportive group setting.  Y Members and Potential Members welcome.

 


Rivers Edge Strength and Conditioning

We have a challenging, yet rewarding, training program structured around the ten components of fitness: strength, stamina, endurance, accuracy, power, agility, balance, speed, coordination, and flexibility. All WODs (Workout of the Day) can be modified and are appropriate for all fitness levels. Classes are available for members and potential members age 16 and older.

View our schedule here.

Cost

Month unlimited plans are drafted like membership dues, but you may draft on any day.

Single Class: $20
Month Unlimited Member: $70
Month Unlimited Potential Member: $130
Family Member Month Unlimited: $105 (2 people/plan)

 


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

Work with a certified YMCA Personal Trainer to achieve your desired fitness goals. Regardless of age or fitness level, one-on-one training can provide:

  1. Weight loss/management
  2. Increased strength, endurance and flexibility
  3. Post-rehabilitation conditioning
  4. Disease management and prevention
  5. Off-season training
  6. Pre-event conditioning

Fitness Evaluation

Includes body composition, flexibity, blood pressure, cardiovascular and muscular endurance testing.

Click here to register online for One on One Personal Training and here for Small Group Personal Training. For more information about schedules, contact Heather Barnes at h.barnes@ymcanwnc.org. 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.

Click here for our Notice of Privacy Practices/HIPAA.

Programs

Rivers Edge Strength and Conditioning

1 Month Unlimited (Household per Person Fee) – Strength and Conditioning

Fitness / Wellness

Program Dates: Jan 1 2020 - Dec 31 2020

Member: $52.50

Non-Member: $100.00

Register

Rivers Edge Strength and Conditioning

1 Month Unlimited – Strength and Conditioning

Fitness / Wellness

Program Dates: Jan 1 2020 - Dec 31 2020

Member: $70.00

Non-Member: $130.00

Register

Rivers Edge Strength and Conditioning

Initial Free Trial Strength and Conditioning Class

Fitness / Wellness

Program Dates: Jan 1 2020 - Dec 31 2020

Member: $0.00

Non-Member: $0.00

Register

Rivers Edge Strength and Conditioning

Single Session – Strength and Conditioning

Fitness / Wellness

Program Dates: Jan 1 2020 - Dec 31 2020

Member: $20.00

Non-Member: $20.00

Register