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Diabetes Prevention

LiveStrong at the YMCA

Healthy Weight & Your Child

YMCA Wellness Center

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 9:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Address & Phone:

1735 Heckle Blvd
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Phone: 803-366-9622
Fax: 803-329-5089
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Facility Information:

» Magnum Weight Equipment
» Free Weights
» Exercise Bikes
» Treadmills
» Personal Training
» Elliptical Cross Trainers
» Group Fitness Classes
» Locker Rooms
» Free Childwatch

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Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

Snowmobiling at Yellowstone

We have two exciting snowmobile trips this year! Enjoy one or two days of snowmobiling in the forest surrounding West Yellowstone, Montana, and a one day guided tour into Yellowstone National Park in a “snow coach” or by snowmobile. You will see abundant wildlife including buffalo, elk, moose and more, and a winter wonderland of snow covered mountains and world famous geysers!

Ages Restrictions:
In order to drive a snowmobile, you must be 16 years of age and have a valid driver license. Any age may ride double with an adult.

Registration Dates:
Receive a $50 per person discount if you register before September 7, 2018.

Dates:
Saturday – Wednesday,  January 19- January 23, 2019
Wednesday – Saturday ,  January 23- January 27,2019

Payment schedule:
$250 per person when registering. Final payment due December 1, 2018.  Contact Tina Hendrickson for more information at 803-324-9622 ext. 221.

 


Diabetes Prevention Program

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a one-year, community-based program where participants work in small groups with a trained Lifestyle Coach in a relaxed, classroom setting. In 16 weekly sessions followed by 8 monthly sessions, participants learn how to incorporate healthier eating, moderate physical activity, and problem-solving and coping skills into their daily lives. Participants will get the hands-on support they need from Lifestyle Coaches trained on a CDC-approved curriculum that is part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program.

“…programs like YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program reduce new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% overall and 71% in individuals over age 60.” – research from the National Institutes of Health

Program Details:
The program emphasizes two primary goals for the first half of the program: reduce body weight by 7% and increase physical activity by 150 minutes per week. To sign up, participants must be:

For more information, please contact:
Halie Patterson
151 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29730
803-324-9622
haliepatterson@upymca.org

YMCA membership is not required!

 


Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Certified exercise instructors teach all fitness classes. All aerobics classes contain cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility exercises. (The durations and intensity of each depends on the class description.) Call 366-YMCA for times and locations of classes, pick up a monthly schedule at the front desk, or click here to view the fitness schedule and class descriptions.

» Step
» Sculpt & Sweat
» Advanced Step
» Group Cycling
» Yoga
» Fit Over 50


Zumba

Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system that will blow you away.

The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.


Sit to Be Fit

Sit to Be Fit

Sit to Be Fit is a chair based class that involves light weight exercises using weights and exercise bands. Stretching is also involved as well as exercises used to alleviate the pain of arthritis.


Yoga Classes

Yoga Classes

Gentle Yoga

For both new and experienced practitioners who seek a gentle yet effective approach to their Yoga. A slow, relaxing approach to learning traditional yoga poses. Great for beginners or those who prefer a more gentle routine.

Beginner Yoga

This class offers a slow style of yoga based on the primary series to accommodate all levels of students. Strengthens the musculature, improves flexibility, calms the mind and decreases stress. It moves each joint in the body through its full range of motion-stretching, strengthening and balancing each area.

Yoga

Reduces stress, enhances breathing, relaxes, tones muscles and more through a mindful method of mental and physical well-being training.