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HEALTH, WELL-BEING & FITNESS

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Health, Well-Being & Fitness

Work out before you pork out! The Y will be open and FREE to all members of the San Diego community on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 7-11 AM. Check out a new fitness class or join in your favorite activity. Schedule of classes here.



Regular activity has a number of proven, positive health benefits, especially on heart health. Vigorous exercise strengthens the heart as a pump, making it a larger, more efficient muscle.

Regular activity also promises mental health benefits, like relieving stress and anxiety. It may help you sleep better and renew your energy.


Virtually everyone’s health benefits from activity.


Getting started

Equipment 101

This a great way to get orientated with equipment in the Wellness Center & Strength Training Center.

F.I.T. 4 Me

Designed to help new or returning exercisers make exercise a habit. Offering more choices to help fit your needs and attain your goals.

Fitness Testing

Testing is available to members age 18 years and older. You may also opt for a body composition test only.

Frequent Y'er Program

Working out regularly is key in meeting your exercise goals. Become a Frequent Y’er and keep track of your monthly workouts with a Frequent Y’er goal card. Ask our fitness professionals about this program today!


GROUP EXERCISE

Group Fitness Classes

Group fitness, mind/body, studio cycling, water fitness and Active Older Adult classes

Mind & Body Classes

Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, NIA, Somatics® and flexibility classes. These classes are designed to strengthen your spirit, mind and body.

Studio Cycling

Designed for participants looking for a fun cycling workout. The instructor will guide you through a challenging cardiovascular workout that changes in intensity as you are taught correct technique and form to maximize results.

Family Fitness

Fitness classes for the entire family.

Adult Outdoor Activities

Our Adult Action Adventure Program features golf, kayaking, road riding and trail hiking.

Y Active Adult Fitness

Classes for new exercisers, as well as seasoned participants. Fitness evaluations available, too.

Water Fitness

You can get a good solid aerobic workout in the pool! Water Fitness moves your body and pumps your heart without putting undue strain on your joints. Whether you are young or old, perfectly healthy or recovering from an injury, extremely fit or just beginning, the pool is a great place for you.


FRESH AIR FITNESS

SportWalking

Get a breath of fresh air and a great workout at the same time!

Hiking

StrollerJam


SPECIALTY INSTRUCTION

Gravity Training Programs

Gravity training systems maximize efficiency, time and effect of your work outs. Gravity delivers a complete combination of strength, flexibility in a 40 minute small group setting.

Pilates

Pilates training can dramatically transform the way your body looks, feels, and performs.

Personal Training

One-on-one focused training designed to meet fitness goals.

Personal Cycling Training

Designed for anyone looking to get started in a cycling program or improve their current workout either on the road or in studio cycling.

Small Group Training Classes

Look for our many small group training classes led by certified personal trainers. Classes usually meet once or twice a week and last 4-6 weeks.

Teen Personal Training

Looking to introduce fitness to your teen?
Looking to improve sports skills?
Looking to implement healthy workout habits?
Try Teen Personal Training!

Facilities

Choose from the non-intimidating Wellness Center or the state-of-the-art Strength Training Center. Orientations available.

Family Fitness Programs

This is a great way to spend quality time with your child in a healthy environment.

Wellness in the Workplace

Let the YMCA bring certified fitness professionals to your workplace!

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