Health & Wellness


Harvest Healthy Living

Earn points by doing cardio exercises, strength training, participating in Group X Classes, updating your contact information with Member Services, using the CCCY Mobile App, bringing a guest or having a Personal Training Evaluation.

Register at Member Services or with a Wellness Team Member.

GOAL: 25 Points EARN:

1 Point –   Cardio Exercises for 30 Minutes

1 Point –   Strength Training Exercises for 30 Minutes

1 Point –   Lap Swim for 30 Minutes

2 Points – Participate in a Group X Class

1 Point –   Update your contact information with Member Services

1 Point –   Show a Staff Member you can use the CCCY Mobile App

2 Points –  Have a Personal Training Evaluation

1 Point –    Bring a Guest

Reach 25 Points and be included in a drawing for cool prizes!

We harvest points September 24 – October 22, 2018


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.

For more information, please speak with the Wellness or Member Service Staff Teams.


Archery

Ready, Aim, Fire!

Learn the proper technique for shooting a bow and arrow, as well as, basic bow maintenance. Equipment provided.

Ages: 8-Adult

Our Program Guide shares the days, times and fees for this great program.


Cycle Intro Summer

Cycle, Core And More

At only 30 minutes, this fun, high-energy cycle class will focus on training the core and lower body. This class will guide you through a series of techniques and exercises, promoting constant movements that will increase muscle strength and endurance, all while transitioning on the bike.

Follow this 30 minute cycling class with Ab Express. This 25 minute class will tone and strengthen your abdominals, hips, and low back.

  • 30 minute cycling class
  • 25 minute ab class
  • Take only one or combine them both for a great workout

When: Thursdays

Time: 9:15am-9:45am and 9:50am-10:15am

 


Kick Start Your Weekend With A Sweat

FRIDAY NIGHT BOOTCAMP IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Do you want to increase strength? Build muscle and burn fat? Improve your cardiovascular fitness?  Boot Camp Express is the place to do it! Train for 30 minutes or push yourself for the full hour!

When:  Friday nights beginning June 8

Where: Group Exercise Room

Time: 5:30pm-6:00pm and 6:00pm-6:30pm


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

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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

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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.

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.


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 Group Exercise Schedule posted on our schedules web page.


Our App Helps You Stay On Track

Mobile App Graphic FilesDownload the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA Mobile App!

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

The 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! 

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Aqua Zumba

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise.  Known as the Zumba® “pool party,” the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout.  Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba® blends it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilaration beyond belief. Check the schedules page of our web site for specific days and times.


Stay Active Be Healthy Keep Having Fun

Silver Sneaker and Silver and Fit Members:  We are glad that you are being active and having fun with friends here at the Y!  To help you stick with it we are offering a new program.

Pick up a new Loyalty Card each month. Have it punch each day you come to the Y to get moving. At the end of the month if you have 10 punches turn it in your card. You will have a chance to win a gift card from a local merchant!

 


Kardio Kickboxing

Powerful kickbox and martial arts type movements put together for the ultimate calorie burning class. Check out the schedules page of our web site for class days and times.


TRX Boot Camp

Boot camp will promise an intense workout that incorporates body weight strength training using the TRX Suspension Training, kettle bells and weights.  Paired with short bursts of high intensity cardio that will strengthen and tone all major muscle groups.


Group Exercise Classes

Ages: 14 and up

Over 40 group exercise classes are available each week! Check out the monthly exercise schedule for more information.

Days & Times: View our group exercise schedules

Cost: FREE for Y Facility Members


Indoor Cycling

An instructor-led class takes place on an ultra-smooth stationary bike.  You are taken on a mental and physical journey that urges you on to new levels of strength and endurance.  The combination of music, motivation and your fellow riders makes this class unique and results oriented.  A water bottle and towel are strongly recommended.


Youth/Parent Cardio Orientation

This is a program for 10 and 11 year olds that consists of one 1-hour appointment with a Fit Trainer. They will teach the youth how to safely and effectively use the cardiovascular equipment and body weight/core training. Upon completion the youth will be able to use the cardio equipment when accompanied by an adult. Note: Depending on the youths height they may not safely fit on some of the equipment. The trainer will determine this.


Youth/Parent Fitness Orientation

Orientations designed for youth 12 and 13 years old with a parent/guardian. A Fit Trainer will instruct participants on how to safely and effectively use the Cardio & specified strength equipment. Upon completion of the four sessions, the youth will be allowed to use the fitness center when accompanied by the adult.


Silver Sneakers®

The Woodruff Family YMCA is pleased to offer the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available at no additional cost (beyond any monthly premium) to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members.  Eligible members have a complimentary membership to the Woodruff Family YMCA. To find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers, please contact the Y or visit www.silversneakers.com.


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