Health & Wellness


Supporting Wellness Together

Weight Loss Program

This Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight 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.

Program Overview

  1. 12 weeks /1 session a week
  2. Must be 18 years or older
  3. Provides tools, knowledge and group support to help you develop plans that support your weight loss goals

Meetings held on Mondays or Fridays

REGISTER TODAY!

Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Fee: Members $175 / Community $350

For more information contact Christina Murphy at 203 481 9622 or cmurphy@cccymca.org

 


Take Time To Connect

YMCA Social  Club

If you like to socialize with other members of the Soundview Family YMCA, this club is for you! The Y Social Club meets the first Friday of every month and will offer a variety of activities such as cards, puzzles and games!

WHEN: June 3, July 1, August 5

TIME: 2:00pm

LOCATION: Media Room

COST:  FREE

 

 


Wellness Wednesday Workshops

First Steps to Healthier Eating

June 29 Pantry Makeover: A pantry makeover is similar to spring cleaning – out with the bad, in with the good! The purpose of a pantry makeover is to help you bring awareness to your current food choices, while making space for healthier alternatives.

July 27 Super Market Tour: It is time to take a closer look at your grocery store, learn some of the nutrition facts and quick tips you need to make an informed decision when buying your food.

August 31 Meal Planning & Prepping: Meal prep is the key to healthy, homemade eating without a lot of work.  With simple prep each week, you can stock your fridge and freezer with heat and eat meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

TIME: 2:00—3:00 PM

LOCATION: Media Room

COST:  Free

Register at the Front Desk or call 203 481 9622.  or more information, contact Christina Murphy, Health Nutrition Coach at cmurphy@cccymca.org.


Cycle For A Cause Together

SUPPORTING CANCER SURVIVORSHIP

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and wellbeing. In this free 12-week program offered by the Soundview family YMCA survivors increase strength, develop supportive relationships and increase their quality of life.

SATURDAY, JULY 30 8:00am —12:00pm Register by July 25, 2022!

EVENT INFORMATION: 

  • Teams of 1-6 people
  • $500 per team/per bike
  • Team name displayed on bike
  • LiveStrong at the Y t-shirt
  • Free Child Watch
  • Music, raffles and food!

For more information or to register contact Colleen Villano, Director of Healthy Living E cvillano@cccymca.org  P 203 481 9622 x3217

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is made possible through community donations. $500 supports the cost of one cancer survivor to reclaim their health and includes a three month  household membership.


H.E.L.P.

Health, Education and Logical Planning

Here at the YMCA, we understand that sorting through all the conflicting nutritional information out there can be both confusing and frustrating. We are here to H.E.L.P.

Perhaps you want more energy. Maybe you have those nagging sweet cravings that you can’t seem to get under control. Or, perhaps it’s time to finally figure out how to look and feel great in your own body. Does any of this sound familiar?

Two 60-minute sessions will get you on track to:

  • Understanding your goals and expectations together so that we can develop an action plan to ensure your success.
  • Know your dedicated H.E.L.P. Coach
  • Understand your body’s unique needs and create a personal blueprint.
  • Set personal goals.
  • Practice simple suggestions towards sustainable change.

FEE:  FREE

To schedule an appointment, contact Christina Murphy , Health Nutrition Coach at cmurphy@cccymca.org or visit the Front Desk or call 203 481 9622.

 

 


YMCA360 ON-DEMAND AND LIVE

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 1000+ 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.


Movement for Parkinson’s

A class designed to help adults of all levels maintain an active lifestyle while focusing on cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility and balance.

Care partners are welcome to participate.

Registration required.

For more information contact Colleen Villano, Director of Healthy Living at cvillano@cccymca.org.


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.

Balance & Flex Together

So You Can Balance the Important Things.

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.


Defend Together

So You Have a Fighting Chance.

Defend Together burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the hottest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to maximize your cardio fitness. This electric experience is addictive and collaboratively a high-energy 60 minutes of fun. Getting Started Details

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


Strength Train Together

So You Can Be Strong for Them!

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.


Active Together

So you can explore life to the fullest!

ACTIVE TOGETHER is an innovative 60-minute workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, builds total body strength and enhances movement health for daily life. Inspiring music and supportive coaching will insure you succeed with simple, athletic exercises that use dumbbells, bodyweight and The STEP®. Getting Started Details

Try Active 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

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!


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