Health & Wellness


A Real Game Changer

pickleball racketPickleball Clinics

These 4 week clinics will teach players about the game of pickleball with Certified Pickleball Coach, Susan Rotunda! Beginners will learn the basics of the game, while intermediate or advanced players will have the chance to fine-tune their skills and learn new techniques.

WHEN: Mondays 2:00pm-3:15pm (Beginner) / Wednesdays 8:45am-10:00am (Intermediate)

FEE: $50 Members per session/$100 Program Participants per session

Register at the front desk or online.

 


Yoga For MS

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This class is designed to meet the needs of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. The aim of practicing yoga is not merely to assume specific poses, but rather to combine breathing, posture, movement and awareness achieve relaxation and body awareness. Practicing yoga can give you to the tools to help manage everyday tasks that include balancing to stand or walk, strengthening and alignment for standing up and sitting down, and core strength for everything you do.

We offer MS Yoga in person at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA on Mondays at 10:30am in person at the branch, and a Chair Yoga class for people with MS on the Zoom Platform on Wednesdays at 10:30am.

This class is offered at no cost to YMCA members as well as members of the community. Please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director, for more information. jorenstein@cccymca.org


Renewing Our Strength Together

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LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors seeking to regain health as they become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from treatment and/or disease. This program includes:

Two 75-minute classes per week, Tuesdays and Fridays, 1:30PM-2:45PM
Family Membership with full access to the Y and Central Connecticut Coast YMCA branches seven days per week

Our certified instructors provide a supportive, safe environment for each class and have undergone specialized training in the areas of cancer, post-rehab exercise, nutrition, and supportive cancer care. LIVESTRONG ® at the YMCA is provided at no cost to participants thanks to the generosity of those who donate to our Annual Campaign.

The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program includes:
• Two 75 minute classes per week
• Full access to the Y seven days a week

CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
• Available for individuals currently undergoing cancer treatment or have completed their treatment.
• Strong personal desire and commitment to attend classes
• Obtain a signed medical clearance form
• Participate in an interview with our Intake Specialist, complete a confidential health assessment and program registration forms.

To learn more about LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, contact Joanne Orenstein, Director of Health & Wellness jorenstein@cccymca.org or 203 445 9633.


Jump Start Your Fitness!

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If you’ve been on the fence about trying Personal Training, this is your sign!

For new clients we offer an introductory program for your first 4 hours at $210 so you can experience the benefits of working with a personal trainer. Our Certified Personal Trainers will assess your wellness goals and develop a customized plan to meet your needs to help you achieve success, no matter where you are on your wellness journey.

For more information, please contact Joanne Orenstein, Health & Wellness Director, jorenstein@cccymca.org or 203 445 9633 x 2718


Make Use of the Y, We’ll Watch the Kids

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Know your child is safe and happy while you attend a group exercise class or workout! Child Watch allows you to exercise while your children play in a supervised area. Anyone using Child Watch must be in the building at all times and must have a family membership. There is a 2 hour per visit time limit.

WHO: Available for any child ages 6 weeks to 12 years with a family membership.

TIME: Visit the schedule page of our web site for days and times


Learn to Play Pickleball

pickleballPickleball Clinic

Newbies wanted! Do you want to learn how to play Pickleball with other beginners? Some of our more experienced players will help guide you through how to play this up and coming sport.  Please spread the word to others who may want to take advantage of this opportunity to try something new.  If you have experience in the kitchen, sorry, this is NOT the class for you!

WHEN: Tuesdays

TIME: 10:00 -12:00

Please reserve your spot using our on line system, or call the front desk and we will be happy to help you.

Interested in volunteering? Please call Lydia and she will get you on the schedule.


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At the YMCA we believe that when people experience all that our Y has to offer, they will be drawn into supportive, healthier relationships with one another and their community.

YMCA360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. YMCA360 offers 2500+ group exercise classes, youth sports training, well-being classes and more to serve you wherever you are. Whether you are at home or on the road, take the Y with you along with your favorite classes, instructors and more. Watch this brief introduction! 

These programs are free to all full-facility members of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCAs.

From your desktop, laptop, tablet, smart TV or mobile device, YMCA360 is available wherever you are with an internet connection. Instructions for access:

  • Please visit ymca360.org
  • Click the login button
  • Enter your email address, click continue
  • Enter your zip code, click continue
  • Click your YMCA
  • You will receive a 6 digit email code, via email
  • Enter this code, click continue
  • You will be let in!

Please reach out to the Y with questions or check our YMCA360 FAQs for CCCY Members. If you have a recommendation for a new program, please let us know.

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Come Hang With Us

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TRX will get your body in the best shape! A suspension training system that combats your body, challenging your strength, power, balance and flexibility.

Members can reserve a space in a class on our schedule page. Space is limited so we encourage you to sign up ahead of time.

 


Score Some Fun

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Open gym time is available at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA in our half court basketball gym.

The Lakewood– Trumbull YMCA half court basketball gym now has open hours available for our members to shoot some hoops and have some fun. Basketballs are available for you to use. We encourage social distancing. Youth under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult.

 


Get F.I.T.

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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.

It’s a Big Dill

PickleballPlay Pickleball at the Y!

Pickleball is played on a court with a net lowered to 34″ at center. It’s played with a perforated plastic whiffle ball and composite paddle.

It’s easy for beginners, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for the experienced.

Members can reserve a spot on our scheduling page. Space is limited and we encourage social distancing. We have balls and paddles to use or you can bring your own. The court is set up in the basketball gym at our Family Program Center.

 


Balance & Flex Together

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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

Try Balance & Flex Together! Class days and times are listed in the Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Strength Train Together

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STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER maximizes your workout results within 60 minutes of impactful strength training. You’ll get stronger while improving movement when you combine traditional strength training with functional exercises using an adjustable barbell, weights and body weight. Getting Started Details

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


Supporting Wellness Together

A man reading milk labelReach your wellness goals with us! Weight Loss Program

This program is designed to help those seeking a healthier weight to achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors and form sustainable, healthy habits. Participants will build skills for a successful lifestyle change.

Program Overview: 

  • 12 weeks / 1 session per week
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Tools, knowledge and group support will be provided to help you develop plans that support your weight loss goals.

Join today and get started on creating lasting change!

Detailed information can be found in our Program Guide, at our Member Service Desk or by calling the Y.


Personal Training

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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!


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