Create an account and Register on ytraak.org/ccc – choose your goal 600 cardio/140 strength; 1200 cardio/400 strength; or 2400 cardio/600 strength minutes. Once you register, you will be sent a confirmation number and login instructions. Cardio goals are based on the American Heart Association’s recommendation of at least 150 minutes of cardio exercise per week. Strength goals are based on the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommendation of 20-60 minutes per day, 2-3 days per week.
Work out at the Y, at home or outside. Anywhere that you workout counts towards your goal.
To register for LEVEL UP: ytraak.org/ccc
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 Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.
October 22 in Seaside Park, Bridgeport
It’s time to go COCO-NUTS! The Color Run Tropicolor World Tour 2016 is coming to Bridgeport on Saturday, October 22. Get ready to experience a tropical array of colors and delicious island scents as you pass through the shade of palm trees, arches, and island-style music. You won’t want to miss this!
Use promo code “YMCA” to save $5, and The Color Run will donate $5 back to the YMCA!
Challenge yourself to virtually swim around New York’s Manhattan Island! It’s a total of 28.5 miles – 51,160 yards. You can do it in the Y’s pool!
Dates: September 26 – October 31
Ages: 14 and up
When you register at our Welcome Center, you will be given a Manhattan Island Pool Swim Challenge log to track your progress. Aquatic Challenge Log
Swim the distance and more! Log your swims through October 31 and receive a YMCA water bottle!
We are glad that you are being active and having fun with friends here at the Y! To help you stick with it – pick up a new Loyalty Card each month. Have it punched each day you come to the Y to get moving. At the end of the month if you have 10 punches, turn in your card. You will have a chance to win a gift card from a local merchant!
Join the YMCA Healthy Lifestyle program to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and weight loss.
Register for an information session today! Dates and times can be found on the schedules page of our web site.
The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being. Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%, and 71% in adults over the age of 60. Click Here to find out if you qualify. To get a feeling for the class and more information about the program, watch this video.
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.
Session #1: Let’s spend some time getting to know each other. Session Goals:
Session #2: You’ve begun working towards your goals and you’re starting to get comfortable. After spending some time on your own, it’s natural to have some questions. This critical meeting will help you recognize and overcome the most common obstacles to healthy living. Session Goals:
Session #3: You’ve gained important knowledge and begun to implement a solid wellness strategy. You’ve made progress, now it’s all about sustaining your improved, healthier lifestyle. This meeting is about maintaining your new habits and keeping up with success over time. Session Goals:
For more information, please speak with the Wellness or Member Service Staff Teams.
As a community-serving organization, we see how things such as getting involved in with the community and making lifestyle changes can change someone’s life for the better. Here are five recommends:
Join us for Zumba® Fitness – When participants see a Zumba class in action, they can’t wait to give it a try. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating, often building a deep-rooted community among returning students.
When: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Right here at the Bridgeport Y
Fees: Free with Membership
Ages: 15 and up
We offer fun and challenging group exercise classes each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information.
Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules
Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members. Eligible members have a complimentary community membership to the Bridgeport YMCA. To find out if you are eligible, please speak to one of our Member Service Associates at the Welcome Desk or visit www.silversneakers.com.