Health & Wellness


Get Connected!

GET CONNECTED AND CHALLENGE YOURSELF

Have fun reaching your wellness goals!

Register and receive your puzzle piece.  Earn a dot each day you connect with others and work out at the Y. Collect dots for 4 weeks for a chance to win great prizes.

Looking for a recommendation on a new class, program or an innovative way to reach your goal? Just ask one of our Wellness Team Members, they would be happy to connect with you.

Challenge begins on September 22 and runs until October 20, 2019.


C’mon, Let’s Stay Healthy

5 standing adultsSENIOR WELLNESS DAY

Join us! We’ve got some fun activities planned that highlight the importance of the regular physical activity to maintain a healthy spirit, mind, and body. Invite a friend!

Classes offered:
9:30 am – Deep Water Workout with Melissa
10:30 am – Qigong with Melissa
10:30 am – Hatha Yoga with Nancy
11:30 am – Balance and Strength Matters Class with Melissa and Sue
12:30 am – Zumba Gold with Laura Dorr
Information Sessions provided
*Senior Healthy Lifestyle Tips provided by Fairfield Y Healthy Lifestyle Coach Karen Inman
*Strategies to cope with osteoarthritis and keep moving provided by Physical Therapist Rebecca Petrosino

WHEN: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

FEE: Free for everyone!


Core Focus Together

people in the gymBUILD A STRONGER BODY

Core Focus Together gives you three-dimensional strength training in 30 action-packed minutes. A stronger core improves athletic performance, enhances movement health, and helps prevent back pain. Coaching and motivating music will push you through integrated exercises that use your body weight and weight plates.

It’s easy to get started, here’s how: Getting Started Details.


Fairfield YMCA Healthy Lifestyle Program

CHANGE YOUR CHOICES CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Learn how to make a positive, healthy and lifelong change that will lead you to live a healthier lifestyle. YMCA Healthy Lifestyle sessions help you to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Benefits:

  • Led by a trained Healthy Lifestyle Coach Karen Inman
  • Learn about healthy eating and physical activity
  • Learn how to increase energy
  • Learn how to decrease stress
  • Learn relaxation techniques
  • Learn better sleep habits
  • Learn how to prioritize self-care
  • Learn how to prevent future diseases
  • Most important, learn how to make those small changes in your life that will allow you to live a healthier and happier life

CONTACT: Karen Inman P 203 255 2834 ext.2326 kinman@cccymca.org


Supporting Wellness Together

A man reading milk labelREACH YOUR WELLNESS GOALS WITH US! WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

The Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors, and forming sustainable healthy habits.

Participants joining the program should be ready to commit to daily food and physical activity tracking as well as developing self-designed weekly action plans that incorporate what is learned during each session. This program helps participants build skills for successful lifestyle changes as opposed to advocating any specific or restrictive short term solution. This program is not intended for individuals with specialized needs due to chronic disease or the onset of chronic disease.

Program Overview: 

  • 12 weeks / each weekly session is 60 minutes
  • This class includes one private wellness coaching
  • Must be 18 years or older

WHEN: Tuesdays, start date – September 17

TIME: 6:00 pm

FEE: $175

CONTACT: Healthy Lifestyle Trainer Karen Inman, P 203 255 2834 Ext.2326 kinman@cccymca.org


Our App Keeps You On Track

Download the Daxko LLC Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

Forget your membership card? Wonder if there is a Strength Train Together class this evening? Need to squeeze in a workout while you’re out and about? Looking for open swim or child watch times?

The Daxko LLC Central Connecticut Coast Y app will give you everything you need in the palm of your hand – for all our Membership Branches!

Schedules – on one user-friendly landing page for all CCCY Branches / Calendar for easy transition through days/dates / Filters by area/room, time of day, class type / Notifications from multiple branches / Locations with facility status and hours / Member Cards use your phone to check-in, load them into your IOS Wallet for display when near the Y / Programs – view and register / Push Notifications! Opt-in for updates on classes and the facility / Email the Y / FREE! 

Follow this link for a fast and easy install: https://apps.daxko.com/729IVBV9HU

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Personal Training

Inspire, Motivate, Maintain

If you are 14,80 or in between, and if your goal is to lose weight; gain strength; improve balance; flexibility and agility; rehabilitate a new or old injury, or just push yourself – a Y personal trainer can help you get there.

Our certified personal trainers will help develop a personalized program that is perfect for you. They will support you with expert knowledge, coaching and motivation to help you feel and live better! A trainer will work at your pace, on your schedule, to encourage and motivate you to be all you can be.

Schedule a FREE evaluation today! We’ll discuss your goals and define a training program tailored just for you!


Get F.I.T.

Free Introductory Training

As a New Y Member, we would like you to achieve your wellness goals and get the most out of your Y investment. Please sign up for F.I.T. (Free Introductory Training) Sessions so that we can help you get started.

  • Time to get to know each other. Your dedicated F.I.T. Coach is here to serve you!
  • Understanding your goals and expectations together so that we can develop an action plan to ensure your success.
  • Answer any questions you may have about wellness, equipment, and our facility.
  • Teach some basic tips so you can hit the ground running.
  • Review your progress toward your wellness goals and expectations. Offer some innovative tips to help you progress even faster and discuss potential barriers.
  • Start working towards your wellness goals and having some fun!
  • An introduction to our Personal Training Program.

Defend Together

DEFEND TOGETHER

This is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total-body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness. This workout combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music.

It’s easy to get started, here’s how: Defend Together Getting Started Information.

Class days and times can be found on our Schedules page.


Cycle Together

CT-FullPhoto-SWB-Square-300x250CYCLE TOGETHER

Cycle Together is a huge calorie burner. It’s a 60-minute cycling experience brought indoors. Chase the pack, spin the flats, climb mountains and sprint to the finish. Feel the thrill of energetic music and group dynamics as you get all the benefits of interval training.

Go to our Schedules page to learn which Y’s will offer Cycle Together, when and what time! Here are a few tips to get you started.


Active Together

Square up w rounded cornersStronger Body, Stronger Self

Active Together gives you all the training you need – cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility – in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight, and simple athletic movements. Getting Started Details.

The Class You Pick, The Experience You Remember! Try Active Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Balance & Flex Together

Picture1Move Yourself – Body & Mind

Balance & Flex Together will grow you longer and stronger with an invigorating 60-minute mind-body workout.  It incorporates yoga and Pilates fundamentals with athletic training for balance, mobility, flexibility and the core. Emotive music drives the experience as you breathe and sweat through this full-body fitness journey. Getting Started Details.

The Class You Pick, The Experience You Remember! Experience Balance & Flex Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Strength Train Together

Strength Train TogetherLift. Press. Curl. Get Stronger and Power Up!

Strength Train Together will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, the workout combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises.  Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! Getting Started Details.

Experience Strength Train Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Wellness Center

FFD WellnessOur Wellness Center includes state of the art Life Fitness cardiovascular and strength training equipment and a stretching area for flexibility and functional exercises.

To help you meet your wellness goals, all full-facility members receive free Fit Training with a certified Personal Trainer.  We’ll teach you how to use the equipment efficiently and safely. Stop by the Welcome Center Desk or call P 203 255 2834 to schedule your appointment.

FREE CHILD WATCH!

We will watch your child while you work out!

WHEN: Monday-Friday

TIME: 9:00 am-1:00 pm and 4:00-7:30 pm

WHEN: Saturday

TIME: 9:00-11:30 am


Take Your Work Out to the Next Level!

We offer TRX Suspension Training

TRX is the newest way to get your body in the best shape of your life. TRX is a suspension training system that combats your body, challenging your strength, power, balance and flexibility. TRX training is offered through personal training, small group workouts and/or classes. Refer to our Group Exercise Schedule on the Schedule page of our web site for specific days and times.


Group Exercise Classes

AGES: 12 and up

Over 70 group exercise classes are available each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information.

WHEN & TIME: View our group exercise schedules

FEE: FREE for Members


Nutrition Counseling

The Fairfield Y Nutrition Counselors will help you discover how to manage your weight, be heart healthy, lessen the risk of chronic diseases and optimize your energy.

Individual and group counseling is available.

FEE: Nutrition Counseling packages:

  • Individual Session $65
  • Half hour follow up session $32.50
  • 3 Session Package $180

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