wellbeing fitness

The Y aims to improve the nation's health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health. These programs and everything else the Y does are in service of making us—our Ys and our communities—better. The result is a country that values health and communities that support healthy choices. The Y.™ For a better us.™

 

FREE Group Fitness Classes

FREE Group Fitness Classes

Y members can attend a variety of free fitness classes — categories include cardio, dance, strength, yoga and water exercise. There’s no need to register—you’re welcome to drop in at any time. Click below for a current schedule of classes.

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Personal Training

Personal Training

Sign up for a session with a Personal Trainer. Complete an assessment and determine how to progress toward your goals. Try a specialty fitness class. Get all this and more from our expert Personal Training Team.

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Kids and Families

Kids and Families

Free child watch is available while you work out at the Y at our Downtown and Jamerson Famiy Branches. Check out exercise classes designed for kids and families located in our state of the art KidzGym located at our Jamerson Family Branch. Soccer, football, martial arts and more! Click below for more information on youth activities.

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Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center at each YMCA of Central Virginia Branch includes exercise machines, stretching areas, free weights and a weight room. Although specific equipment varies by location, you can achieve a complete workout at the Fitness Center at any Y location. For every hour the Y is open, a Fitness Center representative is available to help you get the most from your workout. And it’s free with membership! Find our more about each location by clicking the button below.

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Diabetes Prevention & Healthy Lifestyle Classes

Diabetes Prevention & Healthy Lifestyle Classes

Of the 86 million people with prediabetes, only 10 percent know their condition. In addition to the high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, people with prediabetes are also at risk of developing other chronic diseases such as heart disease and stroke. The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is specifically for people who have "pre-diabetes" or are at risk for Type 2 diabetes. The group-based program covers nutrition, physical activity and behavior modification. Click below for more information.

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Active Adults

Active Adults

Baby boomers and seniors can connect with the Y community through physical fitness, social activities and more. Programs for older adults accommodate a wide variety of interests and functional abilities. Click below to learn more about field trips, clubs and activities that are designed to keep you active and engaged!

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First Connection, FitQuest and ActivTrax

First Connection, FitQuest and ActivTrax

First Connection and FitQuest are free programs to help you set and achieve your personal wellness goals. You’ll meet one-on-one with a YMCA Wellness Coach who will help you set goals, teach you to use the strength and cardio equipment, and create a customized workout plan that fits YOUR needs. Your Wellness Coach will be available over the course of your plan to answer questions and to make sure you are having a fun and fulfilling experience at the YMCA.

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Centra Rehabilitation Center

Centra Rehabilitation Center

Centra Rehabilitation provides services at the Jamerson Family YMCA. As one of Centra's satellite clinics, we have a dedicated rehabilitation and therapy space within the YMCA plus access to all the YMCA equipment and pool. We offer hands-on, individual treatment programs provided by experienced therapists with specialized credentials and advanced training.

 

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PWR Moves

PWR Moves

This class is designe specifically for those who have Parkinson’s disease or PD-like conditions. The principles behind the exercises in this class are based on neuro-scientific research and include: large-amplitude movement, completeness of movements and maximal effort with movement. Physical exercise and socialization are the focus of this class.

If you are dealing with Parkinson’s disease, or know someone who is, you are invited to join us to get a new perspective of living life with Parkinson’s!

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Nutrition Coaching

Nutrition Coaching

Our nurtrition classes are led by YMCA Certified Personal Trainers. Rather than telling you what to eat and when to eat, we help you build the skills and daily habits required to eat well, every day, no matter what life throws at you. In this program, individuals will learn how to eat on your own terms while establishing healthy habits. You will work with a certified Precision Nutrition Coach who will monitor consistency, compliance and provide accountability and support.

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TRX

TRX

Born in the U.S. Navy SEALS and developed by Fitness Anywhere, Suspension Training is a revolutionary method of leveraged bodyweight exercise. Safely perform hundreds of exercises that build power, strength, flexibility, balance, mobility, and prevents injuries, all at the intensity you choose.

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Crossfit

Crossfit

This is a challenging yet rewarding training program structured around the 10 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. The Downtown YMCA and Jamerson Family YMCA are sites for CrossFit and offer CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Endurance, CrossFit Fundamentals Course, and CrossFit Gymnastics.

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Sports Performance Training

Sports Performance Training

Be Phenomenal!

McCray Strength and Conditioning was built on the principles of total body strength and movement based training. The focus will be on intense workouts to help the driven individual, athlete, or team find and meet their goals.

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CrossFit Kids and Teens

CrossFit Kids and Teens

CrossFit Kids is BIG FUN for all ages!

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FitTeen

FitTeen

Calling all teens! Are you looking for a way to get, or stay healthy and active? Join Maddy from FitTeen for weekly classes designed for middle and highschool aged girls.

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434-582-1900 (Jamerson) 434-847-5597 (Downtown) 434-455-5996 (Y Express) 434-200-7097 (Bowen Wellness Center)

Jamerson

YMCA Exterior WEB 3801 Wyndhurst Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 582-1900

Downtown

YMCA Exterior WEB 91315 Church Street

Lynchburg, VA 24504 

(434) 847-5597

Y Express

YMCA Exterior WEB 13402 Old Forest Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502 

(434) 455-5996

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