Health, Well-being & Fitness

Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y includes more than just working out. In addition to our physical fitness classes and facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

Health, Well-Being & Fitness

To browse complete fall session program information and to register online, visit: http://www.ymcaofsouthernmaine.org/take-a-class

Adult Swim Lessons - Intermediate
Monday 6:00pm-6:45pm - Fall I (September 9, 2015 - October 26, 2015)
Advanced: The goal of this swim lesson is to work towards perfecting your stroke technique.

Adult Swim Lessons - Beginner
Day & Time Options: Wednesday 10:00am-10:45am or Wednesday 10:45am-11:30am - Fall I (September 8, 2015 - October 26, 2015)
Beginner: The goal of this swim lesson is to increase confidence and develop basic water skills including breath control, floating, swimming on front and back, treading water, and water safety.

Adult Swim Lessons - Advanced
Wednesday 11:30am-12:15pm - Fall II (September 8 - October 26, 2015)
Advanced: The goal of this swim lesson is to work towards perfecting your stroke technique. You will develop stroke skills further, master body position, learn flip turns. Workout plans can be developed in this class.

Adult Swim Lessons - Beginner
Day & Time Options:
Wednesday 10:00am-10:45am or Saturday 9:30am-10:15am - Fall II (November 2, 2015 - December 16, 2015)
Beginner: The goal of this swim lesson is to increase confidence and develop basic water skills including breath control, floating, swimming on front and back, treading water, and water safety.

Adult Swim Lessons - Intermediate
Wednesday 10:45am-11:30am - Fall II (November 2, 2015 - December 16, 2015)
Beginner: The goal of this swim lesson is to increase confidence and develop basic water skills including breath control, floating, swimming on front and back, treading water, and water safety.

Adult Swim Lessons - Advanced
Wednesday 11:30am-12:15pm - Fall II (November 2, 2015 - December 16, 2015)
Advanced: The goal of this swim lesson is to work towards perfecting your stroke technique. You will develop stroke skills further, master body position, learn flip turns. Workout plans can be developed in this class.

Small Group Training
Small Group Training is offered for groups of 2-4 people.

Private Adult Swim Lesson (1 Hour)

Private Adult Swim Lesson (30 minutes)

Semi-Private Adult Swim Lesson (1 Hour)
Must have two adults or more in the same class at the same time

Semi-Private Adult Swim Lesson (30 minutes)
Must have two adults or more in the same class at the same time

Arthritis Water Program
Friday 9:00am-9:45am

H2O Flow Deep
Day & Time Options:
Monday/Friday 9:00am-9:45am
Sunday 11:00am-11:45am

Body Composition Analysis 2015-2016
A Fitness Specialist will chart your weight and measurements and calculate your body fat percentage and body mass index using non-invasive equipment.  This is an easy and affordable way to kee track of important health information and monitor your personal progress with the help of a fitness specialist

Core Training for Boomers and Seniors
Day & Time Options:
Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall I (September 8, 2015 - October 22, 2015)
 
Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall I (September 8, 2015 - October 22, 2015)
 
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall I (September 8, 2015 - October 22, 2015)

Core Training for Boomers and Seniors
Day & Time Options:
Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall II (November 3, 2015 - December 17, 2015)
 
Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall II (November 3, 2015 - December 17, 2015)
 
Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm - Fall II (November 3, 2015 - December 17, 2015)

Pre & Post natal Water Aerobics
Wednesday 6:15pm-7:00pm - Fall I (September 8, 2015 - November 1, 2015)
Designed for before and during pregnancy. This class will reward you incredible wellness benefits for you and your baby. Safe exercise during pregnancy increases flexibility, improves recovery after childbirth, and improves emotional well-being. Both land and water will be used.

Pre & Post natal Water Aerobics
Wednesday 6:15pm-7:00pm - Fall II (November 2, 2015 - December 16, 2015)
Designed for before and during pregnancy. This class will reward you incredible wellness benefits for you and your baby. Safe exercise during pregnancy increases flexibility, improves recovery after childbirth, and improves emotional well-being. Both land and water will be used.

 
Treadmill Running Group - All Levels
Day & Time Options:
Wednesday/Friday 6:30pm-7:00pm - Fall I (September 9, 2015 - October 23, 2015)
 

Wednesday/Friday 7:00pm-7:30pm - Fall I (September 9, 2015 - October 23, 2015)
 

Wednesday/Friday 6:30pm-7:30pm - Fall I (September 9, 2015 - October 23, 2015)

Treadmill Running Group - All Levels
Day & Time Options:
Wednesday/Friday 6:30pm-7:00pm - Fall II (November 3, 2015 - December 18, 2015)
 

Wednesday/Friday 7:00pm-7:30pm - Fall II (November 3 2015 - December 18, 2015)
 

Wednesday/Friday 6:30pm-7:30pm - Fall II (November 3, 2015 - December 18, 2015)

Livestrong at the YMCA
Tuesday/Thursday 4:00pm-5:15pm, September 8, 2015 - November 27, 2015
LiveSTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12 week, research-based physical activity and well-being program, designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health. This small group program meets twice a week for 75 minutes each class. The program provides a safe and supportive environment for cancer survivors to regain their physical, emotional, and spiritual strength. This program will be offered free to any community member and in support of the whole family, includes a complimentary family membership for the 12 weeks the program is in session.

Personal Fitness Assessment 2015-2016
The assessment is comprised of a battery of eight tests which evaluate body composition, cardio respiratory endurance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance.  This provides information on an individual's fitness status and can be used in health enhancement as well as setting future goals for training.

Personal Nutrition Consultation 2015-2016
Need a nutrition program that matches your goals - health, weight or athletic? Dealing with digestive issues? Simply looking to start a new you? Meeting with a Registered Dietician will provide the support and knowledge to help. You will receive a personalized, comprehensive nutrition program based on your unique requirements and dietary analysis. The process is easy - reviewing your needs, helping you establish realistic goals and offering you the right combination of healthy eating changes, meal planning, and helpful tips to start you on your way to a healthier future.

Personal Training - Options include 1/2 hour, 1 hour, 2 hour, 3 hour, 4 hour, 5 hour, 10 hour
If you are currently suffering or seeing someone for the following, Casco Bay trainers may be just what you need: Fibomyalgia; Lower back pain; Arthritis; Shoulder injuries; Knee injuries. Also, if you just need some personal attention to get started & keep motivated. Must be a YMCA of Southern Maine member.