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My Fit: COMING SOON!
HELP IS ON THE WAY! My Fit is a multi-step program to meet your needs, whether for fitness, inspiration or nutrition. We’ll help you develop life-promoting habits. Powered by MobileFit! A new, easy-to-use system to help you reach your health goals.
Smart Start: Through the support of a coach, participants will identify goals and a path to achieve these goals.
Healthy Eating: With the support of a coach, participants will use MobileFit nutrition to set goals, log foods and make healthy changes.
Personal Training: Certified personal trainers give one on one training, support and coaching.
Details will be available soon, online and at your branch’s front desk.
Coming to the Downtown, Jeep Rogers and NorthWest branches in April.
Spring Break Camp
Dates: April 14-18, 2014
Drop off starts at 7 a.m. and pick-up by 6:30 p.m.
Children will enjoy a full day of crafts, games, songs, and movement classes such as Zumba. Child must bring a lunch, 2 snacks, refillable water bottle, swim suit, and towel.
Cost: $105/member; $155/non-member
Register Online Today!
Registration is now open!
YMCA Summer Camp is a safe and fun way to enjoy the Summer. Meeting new friends, learning new skills, having fun! Our camp staff are ready to help with memory-making day camp experiences.
Visit our camp page to choose which camps your child will have a blast at this summer!
Official Charity Partner of the Palmetto Half Marathon!
This year the YMCA of Columbia has been selected as an Official Charity Partner of the Palmetto Half Marathon on April 11-12, 2014! Please use this code (anyone can use it!) while registering for the 5K or the 1/2 marathon to receive a discount!
In just four years, The Palmetto Half Marathon has given $120,000 to local charities and ministries. $3 from each registration will be donated back to the American Diabetes Association when the promo code is used at registration.
Join us for the latest BODYPUMP™ release April 5! Check with the front desk for times and details on each branch’s launch. There will be snacks, lots of fun and an awesome workout with the new BODYPUMP™ 89!
Members: Free Non-members: $10 guest fee
BODYPUMP™, the original LES MILLS™ barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast!
Great bodies aren’t born, they are transformed, using the proven BODYPUMP™ formula: THE REP EFFECT™ a breakthrough in resistance workout training. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you’ll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning.
Often referred to as ‘Pump’ by those who love it, BODYPUMP™ is one of the world’s fastest ways to get in shape as it challenges all of your major muscle groups while you squat, press, lift and curl.
The cutting-edge BODYPUMP™ choreography, and chart-topping music is refreshed every three months, so with your choice of weight and highly-trained instructors you can get the results you’ve been looking for!
Lifeguard Certification Class
American Red Cross Lifeguard certification will provide you with the ability to learn life saving skills. This class will teach you rescues, first aid, CPR, AED and more through class room instruction to pool instruction.
Age: 15 years and up
You must be able to successfully complete a 300 yard swim, 2 minutes of treading water and a deep water dive to retrieve a 10 pound dive brick and swim it to the shallow end.
March 14-16 (register until March 13)
April 11-13 (registration opens March 11)
You must attend all classes.
Spring Long House is an overnight camping experience where tribes and individuals participate in traditional and non-traditional activities. Long House is where all Y Guides Tribes come together for tent camping, s’ mores, and more! It is a great way to meet the rest of the tribes and make more friends.
Meals provided: Saturday lunch, dinner and s’mores; Sunday breakfast and lunch. Participants must bring their own tents and gear. (Some cabin accommodations are available upon request and availability).
Activities include: Friday Night movie in the woods, Discovery Hiking, Archery, BB Guns, Canoeing, Kayaks, Horseback Riding, Medieval Castle Water Balloon Battle, Tribal Capture the Monarch, Fishing (bring your own equipment), S’mores and Council Fire.
Days: April 25 – 27, 2014
Program starts Friday night at 5 p.m. and end Sunday at 1 p.m.
Cost: Members: $50 per parent/child team, $20 for each additional child Non-members: $75 per parent/child team, $20 for each additional child
*Please note: participants must be currently registered as a Y Indian Guide or Trailblazer to join in the fun.Please register the father or accompanting partent for the Longhouse campout and list each participating child.
Register: Until April 25
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All Day Out at NorthWest
Ages: 5 -12
No school means a day of fun at the Y! Children will have time to enjoy activities such as swimming, active games, crafts and dancing. Preregistration is required to attend. Children currently registered in the YMCA Afterschool program, do not need to register for this program – it’s included.
Times: Drop off starts at 7 am and pick-up by 6 pm.
Cost: $18/member; $30/non-member
Register Online Today!
Gift Cards now available!
GIVE THE GIFT OF HEALTH!
Give the gift that shows you really care. The Y is the leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests.
When you give a Y Gift Card, you too can make a meaningful, enduring impact on someone’s health and help them live a happier, healthier life. So, show that you really care. Give the gift of health. Give a Y Gift Card today. Gift cards are available at all area locations for any amount. Stop by the front desk to purchase or for more information!
Gift Cards can be used for:
• Joiner’s fee
• Membership dues
• Youth sports and other program fees
• Personal training sessions
• Swim lessons
• Y Merchandise
• And lots more!