cycle-women-talkingAt the YMCA, we offer many opportunities for you to get in shape, feel your best and enrich your life.  The Downtown YMCA has wellness programs that can help you reach your goals such as the Life Changing Challenge, Group Exercise Classes, Personal Training and more.

Dietitian Counseling

Take charge of your health by visiting with our registered dietitian to help with your wellness goals.

Click here for our Dietitian Package Options

For more information, please contact Ruth Thompson Murillo at [email protected]  or call 817-332-3281.

Y Weight Loss Program

The YMCA’s Weight Loss Program is a 12-week behavior change program that will give you all the tools you need to make lifestyle changes that improve your health. The support and accountability of a small group of like-minded individuals will motivate you to make lasting change with your physical activity and eating habits. Weekly weigh-ins and food/activity tracking keep you focused on your goals. Weekly group discussions give you the knowledge you need to overcome everyday obstacles and change your lifestyle for good.

Cost: $50 for members, $100 for non-members

For more information, click here for our Flyer & FAQ, or please email Ruth Thompson Murillo at  [email protected]

Personal Training

Personal Training is one-on-one sessions with a personal trainer. During these sessions, the trainer will assist you to achieve your goals. Sessions can focus on strength training, cardiovascular training, yoga, Pilates & much more.

Rates* (1 hour sessions/30 minute sessions)      Buddy Rates* (1 hour sessions/price per person)

1 session:            $55/$35                                       1 session:            $45

4 sessions:          $200/$120                                 4 sessions:         $160

6 sessions:        $300/$180                                   6 sessions:         $240

12 sessions:        $540/$300                                 12 sessions:       $400

New Member Special (1 hour sessions)

4 sessions:          $150

*All sessions expire six months from date of purchase



Taught by our nationally certified instructors, Y Warrior is an indoor/outdoor boot camp specifically programmed to develop power, strength and endurance for all fitness levels. Using the best equipment and training protocols, expect to be challenged and pushed to achieve a better you.

Class Schedule

Lunchtime Session—11:30a Monday-Friday

Evening Session—5:15p Monday-Thursday

Intro Session – Open to everyone—Every Saturday at 10:00am

Group Exercise Classes

From traditional aerobic classes to Zumba, the YMCA offers a variety of classes to engage those who want to get their work out in a social, group format. Classes are listed below. Not all classes are available at all locations.

Check out our latest Group Exercise Schedule

Life Changing Challenge

Starting a new wellness routine is not easy, but the Y’s new LifeChanging Challenge is here to simplify the process. Based on scientific research, this program incorporates goal setting, fitness and nutrition into a personalized program designed to help you achieve long-term results. Available for Y Members only.


With the help of a certified YMCA Wellness Coach, you will establish your goals, track your results, build relationships and earn bonus rewards.


The LifeChanging Challenge will prepare you to take control of your workouts and eating habits. During your first appointment with your wellness coach, you will learn all about your YMCA’s wellness center. Your wellness coach will also work with you to set goals and get you started on your personalized workout routine.

The next two follow up appointments will focus on your strength and cardio training routines, as well as going over eating habits and nutrition guidelines. Upon completion of your third appointment you will also receive a free LifeChanging Challenge t-shirt!


  • stay accountable & motivated
  • remove barriers to success
  • achieve your results
  • change your life


The Y and LIVESTRONG have joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health.

Participants work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is helping people move beyond cancer in spirit, mind and body.


  • A FREE program for Cancer Survivors
  • A trained staff to help achieve your goals
  • Increased flexibility and endurance
  • Improved confidence and self- esteem.

Session Dates:

Sessions starting February 12, 2019

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration Info:

All participants must sign-up 2 weeks prior to class start date in order to get all required documentation and medical releases filled out.

Contact Mary Russell at [email protected] for more information.

Youth & Teens

Youth Orientation is a free class for members ages 8 – 15. Participants will meet with a Wellness Coach to learn the fundamentals of cardio training, machine introduction, and gym etiquette.  Youth that successfully complete Orientation Program will earn permission to utilize the Fitness Floor.


  1. Students must attend an orientation in order to receive a membership card.
  2. Students must participate 100%
  3. All students must wear athletic shoes at all times.  No sandals or crocs allowed.
  4. After completing all sessions, students must follow the same rules and procedures when using the fitness equipment on their own.
  5. Students will be instructed to lift only safe amount of weight.  No competitive lifting!!  To prevent injuries, parents should encourage this even after orientation is completed.
  6. No running or horseplay in or around fitness center.
  7. Anyone caught outside of these guidelines will be verbally warned on the first offense, the second offense will be cause for suspension of fitness center privileges for up to one year.
  8. YMCA lanyards and membership cards must be visibly displayed at all times upon completion of the orientation.

Wellness Floor





Signed By Parent

Cardio Machines

8 to 12 Parent in Cardio Area Youth Orientation Required Youth Classes Yes

Selectorized Machines

12 Parent in Machine Area Youth Orientation Required Youth Classes Yes

Selectorized Machines

12+ Teen Orientation Required Adult Classes Yes

Free Weights

14+ Teen Orientation Required Adult Classes Yes