Our body is made up of 60% water.
DEHYDRATION occurs when your body doesn’t have as much water and fluids as it should.
We will hi “lyte” the signs and symptoms of dehydration and how to replenish these vital fluids and electrolytes. Please join us for this “replenishing” discussion!
DATE: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:15pm in the Community Room
COST: FREE, but please reserve your space at the front desk.
Presented by the EAST SHORE DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Come Join the East Shore District Health Department as we talk about Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus and other harmful things you can contract outside in the warmer weather.
We will discuss what health risks are out there and how climate change is changing our concerns and how to protect yourself.
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:15pm in the Community Room.
Cost: This event is FREE! Sign up at the front desk to reserve your space.
Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death. In the United States, every 40 seconds someone has a stroke; every 6 minutes someone dies from their stroke. Join our interactive session about stroke risk, stroke warning signs, and how to act F.A.S.T!
Face Drooping: Does one side of the face droop? Ask the person to simile. Is the person’s face uneven?
Arm Weakness: Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?
Speech Difficulty: Is speech slurred? Is the person unable to speak or hard to understand?
Time to call 9-1-1: If someone shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get the person to a hospital immediately. Be sure to check the time so you know when the symptoms first appeared.
Join Dr. Jason Sico, Director of Stroke Care at the CA Connecticut Healthcare System and and Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine for this informational talk.
When: Friday, May 13, 12:15pm
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 Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.
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:
The perfect opportunity to pick up a new talent and get a great workout. Class will combine a combination of ballet and jazz. This class is perfect for adult beginners and for adults who are looking to get back into their old hobby. Location: Multipurpose Room Instructor: Lisa
When: Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Fees: Member: $94 Community Member: $188
Ages: 15 and up
Over 60 group exercise classes are available each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information. Some popular classes include: BODYPUMP™, Ab/stretch, Insanity, Body Sculpt, ZUMBA®, Boot Camp, Cycle, Rep Reebok, Cardio Mix, Indoor Cycling, Yoga, and Pilates.
Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules
Whether you are 15 or 75, an experienced or beginning exerciser, personal training can help you reach your health and fitness goals. Our NASM certified personal trainers will help develop an individualized program that is perfect for you and will support you with expert knowledge, coaching and motivation to help you look, feel and live better.
Registration: Personal Training sessions are sold in one hour increments and are scheduled between members and trainers.