At the YMCA, we offer many opportunities for you to reach your wellness goals, feel your best and enrich your life. Group exercise classes, personal training, Life Changing Challenges and Wellness Consultations are just a few of the ways the YMCA can help you improve your health and wellbeing.
Youth & Teens
Parent’s Do Your Children Get Enough Exercise At School? Do They Seem To Have A Lot Of Energy After School or Not Enough Energy? Do You Want Them To Walk Away From The TV/Video Games And Get Some Exercise?
If any of these things are a challenge for your family bring your children to the Northpark YMCA! We now offer a full Group Exercise Schedule for both you and your children!
Check out our Group Exercise Schedule.
Youth & Teen Fitness Center Orientation
Youth and Teens are given a specially designed workout program to fit their age appropriate abilities. The session is 30 minutes to 1 hour where a certified Personal Trainer will go over gym etiquette, age appropriate workout program and answer questions from parents and teen. Your childs safety and long-term health and well-being are our number one priority!
Fill out the registration form and set the appointment with a Northpark YMCA Front Desk
We offer appointments Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Once the appointment is made you need to come in 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment ready to exercise (comfortable athletic clothes and closed toe shoes). Our Wellness Coach will meet you in the Common Area directly behind the Front Desk.
Contact Wellness Coordinator, Jenafer Langston, by email [email protected] or by phone at 817-993-1333 to learn more about this Youth Wellness Program.
Wellness Center Age Rules
The health and safety of your children is very important to the staff of your Northpark YMCA.
- Children 8 & 9 may use the cardio equipment with a parent after they have completed the Youth Orientation
- Children ages 10 – 12 may use all the equipment with a parent after they have completed the Teen Orientation
- Children ages 13 – 15 may use all of the equipment after they have completed the Teen Orientation
- Children under the age of 8 may not use the Wellness Center. We do offer KidFit Classes, Family Group Exercise Classes, and a Youth Zone area for children under the ages 6 and older
Youth Group Fitness Program
Offering group exercise to our kids is a way to keep them active while you take your favorite class or exercise in the facility. Ages 6- 12 years are welcome to join our classes. Please be sure to sign them into class in our Youth Zone area.
Life Changing Challenge
It takes 21 days to form a habit. Let the YMCA help you form new habits this year. Try our 21-day Life Changing Challenge! PLUS, earn a free shirt at the end of your Life Changing Challenge as well as other great bonuses.
• 3 free appointments with trainer/coach in 3 weeks
• We’ll help you with wellness goals and help identify your barriers to success
• Equipment-based orientation
• Trainer/coach will help you decide on an exercise plan and will explain every exercise
What are you waiting for? It’s FREE. Stop by the Welcome Center to register for your LIFE CHANGING CHALLENGE today! Ask any fitness staff member for details.
Available for Y members only.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a program for cancer survivors and those currently undergoing treatment, focuses on you- the whole person- not the disease. The free 12-week program meets twice a week for 90 minutes, using traditional exercise methods to ease you back into fitness and help you maintain a healthy weight. You’ll also learn about wellness, stress reduction and how to continue healthy habits after the program has ended. We encourage a warm spirit of community and provide a place for you to build friendships with others affected by cancer and an opportunity to share stories and inspiration.
Registration is required – please contact Jenafer Langston, at [email protected] to get more information on registration!
Y Warrior is our new and improved intense strength and cardio training taught by our nationally certified personal trainers. Y Warrior is for all fitness levels and anyone looking for a challenge!
Contact our Health and Wellness Coordinator, Jenafer Langston at JLangston@ymcafw.org for more information.
The Barrier Breakers Program for those who are interested in jump starting a life change! To participate in the program you must be 18 years or older. The program is 10 weeks long and meets once per week. Participants will gain tools and knowledge as well as have group support to help develop a nutrition and exercise plan that works for each individual!
Where: Northpark YMCA, Multi-Purpose Room
Cost: $50 for members
For more information please email our Health and Wellness Coordinator, Jenafer Langston, at [email protected]