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The La Porte County Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.
With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.
The Y is the leading voice on health and well-being in our community. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. As a result, our community receives the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.
Whether your age 13 or 75, an experienced or beginning exerciser, our certified personal trainers and 3 unique training opportunities will help you reach your health and fitness goals this year.
Individual Personal training is available for $30 per hour sessions. Packages of five sessions for $125 or 10 sessions for $250 are also available. Your certified trainer will develop a personalized program that is perfect for you and will support you with coaching and motivation to help you live, look and feel better.
Partner Personal Training is also available for a package of 5 sessions for $100. This is a great opportunity to accomplish your health and wellness goals with a friend!
Introducing Small Group Personal Training. This unique training opportunity focuses on getting you results through power in numbers. In 12 weeks, you will strengthen your body through 4 phases of appropriate progression that focus on core stability, correct movement, strength and cardiovascular performance. All fitness levels are welcome. You will receive qualified instruction and pre/post assessment by Elizabeth Bowen, ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Enrollment opens Wed. Dec. 4th, ONLY 10 SPOTS ARE AVAILABLE.
Monday, January 6-March 28th (12 weeks) Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:00 am (45 mins-1 hr)
Members $360 (combined total of 36 sessions) Non-members $540
(Free to Y members, unless noted otherwise. Offerings and schedules subject to change.)
EXTREME CUT (60 minutes) (Advanced) — An advance version of the classic Powercut class. Come ready to get STRONG! We focus on gaining strength through classic free weight principles.
BODY SCULPTING (60 minutes) (Intermediate) — Sculpt and tone your body using bands, balls, steps and weights.
30/30 (60 minutes) — A wonderful workout for those that like to mix it up! This combination 30 minute Spin/30 minute cardio strength training class will make you feel great and see results.
PILATES (60 minutes) (Beginner) — A low impact, total body workout that tones, improves balance and muscle control. Each exercise is designed to open joints and improve breathing. Workout accommodates all levels of fitness. Don’t miss this incredible class!
POWER AEROBICS (60 minutes) (Beginner/Intermediate) — Format includes power walking, low impact aerobics, step and floor work. Each day it changes to keep your body guessing to deliver the maximum workout.
POWER CIRCUIT (60 minutes) (Intermediate) — This dynamic full body workout alternates cardiovascular with muscular endurance stations to offer you the complete package. A variety of gadgets will be incorporated to make every session different, such as resistance bands, steps, free weights, barbells, medicine and balance balls.
POWERCUT (60 minutes) (Intermediate) — This is an innovative way to train using barbells to the latest music. This powerful workout provides total body conditioning.
TOTAL STEP (60 minutes) (Beginner) — Pure step aerobics taught with the beginner in mind. Give this fun cardio class it a try!
SILVER SNEAKERS/SPLASH (60 minutes) — Based upon the idea of "fitness, fun and friends" this class incorporates healthy, social programming with an exercise routine that enhances independent living skills. This low-impact fitness class is held in both the pool and aerobics room.
SPIN (60 minutes) (Intermediate) — Come try the hottest group exercise format in the country! Indoor group cycling is an exercise class on specifically-designed fixed-gear bicycles. These classes provide fun, camaraderie, sweat and lots of motivation! Our Spinning® certified instructors will guide you through an exciting and challenging workout. Because participants control their own intensity level, group cycling is great for people of any fitness level. Get ready to pedal your way into shape!
YOGA (60 minutes)— Complete your fitness with mind/body work. Hatha Yoga is taught in a non-intimidating way.This class calms, strengthens, improves balance and increases flexibility.
ZUMBA (60 minutes) (Beginner/Intermediate) — This high-energy class is a fusion of Latin and international music that combines unique dance moves to create a dynamic and exciting workout. It is a mixture of body-sculpting movements with easy-to-follow dance steps that maximizes fat burning and total body toning. Zumba is a “feel-happy” workout that is great for both the body and the mind.
Runner's Club (Spring)
Come Run with us in the great outdoors and enjoy success, camaraderie, and satisfaction! Whether you are just starting out or have been running for years there is a spot for you in our Runner's Club. We will meet at the La Porte County Family YMCA Branch and run routes all around the city and various other locations. This 8 week program will be sure to help you achieve your running and fitness goals!
Fees: $30 Members / $40 Non-Members
Tae Kwon Do (For Adults & Children, Ages 6 and Up)
This program is run by Black Belts Jerry and Mary Crosslin, who have conducted the YMCA’s martial arts program since 1993. Their outstanding program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. (beginners) and 6 p.m. (advanced). Jerry and Mary have instructed the Korean art for over two decades. Jerry owns a 5th-Degree Black Belt and Mary has reached the rank of 3rd-Degree Black Belt. The program honors existing ranks and no contracts are required. The class meets from 5-6 p.m. for beginners or from 6-7 p.m. for advanced.
Ages: 6 years old - Adult
Fees: Age 18 and under $46 Members / $88 Non-Members
Age 18 and over $46 Members / $104 Non- Members
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This is a great combination of Skipper swimming lessons followed by a Tumbling class. Each component is a half-hour long. The program, begins in the pool (9:00 - 9:30 a.m.) for games, songs, beginning instructional swim and safety. Then the activities move up to the gym (9:45-10:15 a.m.) for somersaults, animal walks, tunnels, trampolines and scooter boards. F-U-N!
Ages: 1 - 3 years old
Fees: Tues./Thurs. $42 Members / $84 Non-Members
Saturdays $38 Members / $76 Non-Members
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Home School PE
The Home School Physical Education is a planned instructional program that provides K-12 students standards-based physical education lessons that focus on health-related physical fitness, skill development, safety, and positive social interactions. The program helps homeschooling families make physical education an essential part of the total curriculum, ensuring that enjoyments in physical activity continues as a natural part of students' everyday lives.
Participants will engage in age appropriate activities that include fitness, fundamental and sport-specific skills, including swimming. A one hour class will consist of a warm-up, stretch, sport/game, cool-down and stretch. Classes will be held in the gym, outside on Andrew Avenue Outdoor Recreation Facility fields (weather permitting) and in the Jones Family pool. Home School PE is designed to help improve your child's strength, increase endurance and energy, build self-esteem, improve coordination and create healthy habits.
Dates: Begins October, 9th 2013
Ages: K - 12 grades
Fees: Monthly Sessions: $30 per Y member student / $15 per each additional sibling
$50 per Non-member Y student / $25 per each additional sibling