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Health & Wellness

Improve your health & well-being

Because we know that we achieve a healthy lifestyle when we nurture spirit, mind and body, health and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. Beyond fitness centers, we provide programs to promote healthy decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical and mental strength. A supportive community is a big part of wellness—you’ll find people just like you looking to live healthier. 

Program Offerings

L.E.A.N Families

With an emphasis on physical activity and healthy eating, LEAN Families provides coach-led guidance for the whole family on healthy habits and routines. This 12-week program is FREE and perfect for families with kids age 8–13. 

Get Started with Two Free Personal Training Sessions

Our personal trainers will teach, guide, motivate and give you the attention you need to reach your wellness goals. With an exercise plan tailored to fit your needs, our trainers will create a wellness plan for any age and fitness level.

Mobile App

Make fitness class and swim reservations, join challenges, track workouts, improve your Bio Age, and more with the YMCASHR mobile app. Earn rewards points and redeem them for cool Y swag and programs.

Rock Steady Boxing

We are helping people with Parkinson’s in our community fight back! Utilizing BoxMaster® and functional fitness training, participants meet continuously changing demands of strength, power, flexibility, coordination, balance and overall motion.  Those affected by Parkinson’s are becoming stronger and more confident as they exercise to manage symptoms and live life to the fullest.

REGYMEN

REGYMEN workouts prevent burnout from the same old cardio routine. Using heart-rate training, you'll work through high intensity intervals and challenge your body, burning calories, gaining muscle, and improving flexibility and agility.

L.E.A.N Weight Loss Program

In the Lifelong Essentials for Activity & Nutrition (LEAN) program, you'll find support to become more active and to eat smarter for healthy weight loss.

Personal Training

Take your fitness to the next level with personal training. Your YMCA personal trainer will guide you through a tailored exercise program to help you achieve and maintain your health and wellness goals.

Homeschool Programs

Homeschool PE is available to children ages 3-17 who are homeschooled, and is taught by our fitness team.

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a 12-week program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well‐being. 

Sentara Clinical Fitness

In the Sentara Clinical Fitness Program, participants who have been referred by their doctor work one-on-one with a Clinical Fitness Specialist to improve endurance, increase strength, improve mobility, reduce pain and improve daily function.

Transitions Fitness Therapy

The Y has partnered with Sentara Therapy Centers to assist you with an exercise plan that will help improve recovery from surgery, injury and other medical conditions. Pre-surgery and post-therapy plans are available.

Massage Therapy

Massage provides pain relief from tight muscles, increases mobility of joints, improves posture, circulation, energy, quality of sleep and mental alertness. It also helps promote faster healing from injuries and reduces stress.