We Have Something for Everyone

 

Pandemic got you down? Get a lift from one of many activities the YMCA is now offering virtually.

 

Not up for all this virtual business? The Y is now open and offers water fitness & lap swim times, racquetball/squash courts, pickleball and individual basketball plus strength training equipment on the 3rd & 4th floors. Reservations are required for in-person activities and ​ TO RESERVE TIME CLICK HERE ​or by calling 360-733-8630.

 

Things are a lot different in the building, so take a moment on the website to read about the state mandates the Y is following to keep everyone safe & sound: PHASE 2 GUIDELINES

Better Bones & Balance

Better Bones & Balance® is a program designed to gradually improve balance and strength to avoid falls and maintain independence. A study at Oregon State University showed that participants who wore weighted vests during the key exercises reduce the rate of hip bone loss and reduced their fall risk.

April 13 - 22

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00am-12:00pm

Zoom links will be emailed to registered participants

INSTRUCTORS: Tammy Bennett & Mary Latta

$35 per person (includes BBB practice booklet, emailed)
Alumni - Please email tbennett@whatcomymca.org to participate on April 22nd

 

Virtual Classes

During this time of isolation for seniors, we want to provide ways to stay fit and maintain health. We offer a 5 minute chat session at the end of each class to check-in with everyone.  Monday - Friday:  10:00-10:45am 
 

  • Mondays:  Balance with Tammy & Mary
     
  • Tuesdays:  Senior Strength with Tara
     
  • Wednesdays:  Chair Yoga with Beth
     
  • Thursdays:  Senior Cardio with Tammy
     
  • Fridays:  Senior Cardio and Strength with Mary 
     

The links for the Zoom classes are emailed every Sunday night to those registered in the Virtual Fitness Program.

Water Fitness

This class is a total body workout in the water. Classes are for all ages and fitness abilities. 5 people allowed in Deep End and 5 people in the Shallow End.

 

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

10:00-10:45am

 

Reservations are required and can be made 24 hours in advance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Workouts with Bands

If you missed Mary Latta's

Home Workout with Bands, 

here is the recording!

Home Workouts with Weights

If you missed Tammy Bennett's

Home Workout with Weights, 

here is the recording!

If you missed Tammy & Mary's

Home Workout with Bands and for Balance, 

here is the recording!

 

SilverSneakers®, Silver & Fit or Renew Active

 

Some insurance companies offer the above fitness programs. For more information about our Specialty Memberships, please click on the purple button below.