Triathlon swimming is easier said than done, but what if it could be easier for you? Join USA Triathlon coach Stefanie Cain for a session to learn how to improve your form (and ultimately speed) and skills to help you not only survive the water but also conserve energy for the bike and run!
Ages: 18 & up
Cost: $20 YMCA members/$30 non-members
Registration: opens July 1
Focus on getting stronger and more limber
Learn how to get stronger and more limber and get some workouts to put in your bank that will help you increase your speed and endurance.
August 8, 10:15-11:15 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
August 29, 10:15-11:15 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Focus on stroke balance and training for open water
During these sessions, we will focus on developing stroke balance to prevent overuse and injuries and prepare you for optimal open water swimming.
September 12, 10:15-11:15 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
September 26, 10:15-11:15 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mobile Mammography Van: July 29, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (NorthWest Family YMCA)
Should I Lift Weights?: August 20, 6-7 p.m. (NorthWest Family YMCA)
Mobile Mammography Van: August 26, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Ballentine Family YMCA)
New Flavors, Replacing Salt: November 19, 6-7 p.m (Jeep Rogers Family YMCA)
Splash Pad Summer 2015
June 6 – August 9:
Mondays-Fridays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.*
*Summer Day Camp will be using the Splash Pad Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to noon
Saturdays: 12-5 p.m.
Sundays: 1-5 p.m.
Special Family Nights (6-9 p.m.)
*Please note that the Splash Pad has to be closed occasionally due to inclement weather. It’s always a safe bet to call the Y to make sure it’s open before you go. 803.407.8007
Golf Outing at Golden Hills Country Club
Date: Thursday, October 8
Age: all ages
Join us for the 2nd Annual Northwest Family Golf Outing at Golden Hills Country Club. This Captain’s Choice golf tournament will get started promptly at 9 a.m. Check in and day-of registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Price includes golf and carts for 4 and a ditty bag with snacks and lunch. Mulligan $25 and Women’s Tee $25 for team of four.
Cost: $375 for group of four/$100 individual
Title Sponsor ($1,500): overall sponsor, includes logo on all printed materials including scorecards, scoreboard, golf towels, and any promotion items, sponsor recognition, and one team of 4 golfers
Hole-in-one-Sponsor ($1,000): Advertising and setup on hole-in-one hole, sponsor recognition, includes one team of 4 golfers
Beverage Cart Sponsor ($500): Sponsor sign on two beverage carts roaming the course, recognition in the program and at awards presentation
Hole Sponsor ($100): Sponsor sign on the green for one hole, recognition in the program and at awards presentation
Tee Sponsor ($100): Sponsor sign on the tee box for one hole, recognition in the program and at awards presentation
This program provides young players a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in a non-contact sport while learning lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. Designed to help your child learn the game of football and have lots of fun while doing it! Players will learn the fundamentals of football, both offensive and defensive strategies. During the games players will have the opportunity to play different positions. Everyone gets to play a minimum of half the game.
Program includes one practice per week and Saturday games (except two games played on September 12 and 19). All players are recommended to wear a mouth guard.
Registration: May 18-July 13, 2015
(There is a $15 late registration fee July 14-20)
Season: Practice starts week of August 3. Games begin August 15.
From beginners to experienced participants, one-on-one Pilates provides personalized instruction to improve muscle balance and core strength. Mandy Glowacki, ACE certified personal trainer, has over 10 years of experience instructing Pilates mat work with props, as needed.
Cost: $350 YMCA members/$400 non-members
Includes ten 50-minute private sessions. After you register, we will contact you for a class time that works best for your schedule.
The NorthWest Family YMCA Seals Summer Swim Team teaches the value of competition through teamwork, sportsmanship and doing one’s best. The swim team provides a competitive experience for boys and girls in the summer months. Swimmers improve their strokes and build their endurance under the guidance of an excellent coaching staff. The primary objective is FUN!
Ages: 4-18 years
Cost: Members: $165 Non-members: 185
Discount for each additional sibling.
May 18-July 21, 2015
Weekly meets with a Championship meet at the end of the season.
Practice: Monday through Friday, between 7 and 9 a.m.
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.
The YMCA of Columbia is the first YMCA in South Carolina to offer this program.
Email Andrea Ward to learn more or to participate in the program.