Walnut Creek Family YMCA proudly provides classes within our wellness department for all ages; from Tot's Gym to Senior Aerobics with something for everyone in between! Please check our group fitness and group cycling class schedules for all that we have to offer. In addition to classes, our wellness center is equipped with two cardio equipment rooms offering treadmills, elliptical, Arc Trainers, bikes, row machines and AMTs. We offer two weight machine circuits; Freemotion and Strive and an extensive free weight room.
Helping You Succeed
At Walnut Creek we want you to be successful on your wellness journey. To aid in this, we offer all of our members free Wellness Coaching. Wellness Coaching is a great option for any level of exerciser. Our Coaches can help those who are new to exercise develop a plan that works in your busy life. They can help those who are ready for new of different goals start moving in another direction. If you are struggling with motivation, they are skilled at helping member to prioritize and determine next steps. They can even help you work thought your healthy eating challenges and habits. If you are interested in using the weight equipment, fitness center, group exercise classes, ActivTrax, or even Personal Training, our Wellness Coaches can help to make sure you're heading in the right direction based on your personal goals. Contact the Welcome Center at 224-1888 to set up an appointment today!
We all have different goals and needs. Sometimes the expertise of a fitness professional is needed to help with program plan development, motivation, or accountability. All Y Personal Trainers are nationally certified and trained to help you meet your fitness goals with an individualized exercise prescription and coaching. Your first session will involve a fitness assessment, consultation, and program design to make sure that you are getting what you want and need from your trainer.
This is a fun, new concept at the Y! Do you have a group of 5 friends that you would like to work out with? Let us know, and we will find a Certified Trainer for you that works for your schedule. Enjoy a small group personal training setting with encouragement and motivation to ensure your success on your terms. These 45 minute, one or two-time/week (semi-reserved) classes will be designed with your group in mind! See class options below. Looking to amp up your workouts? Looking for training plans from certified trainers? Look No Further! Check out our Small Group Training Options below!
TRX Suspension Training
TRX is a small group setting using suspension training to build true functional strength and improve flexibility, balance and core stability.
Warrior Fit is a fast-paced, challenging workout. Based on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Warrior Fit will definitely spice up your workout and give you that challenge you have been waiting for! Join us in Warrior Fit for a variety of workouts that will keep you on your toes and your body guessing.
Women On Weights
Ladies, join this group and you can overcome any barriers you may have about working out in the free weight room. Your Certified Trainer will teach you the correct way to use the equipment in our wellness center and will also create a different workout for you and your small group each class. The workouts are designed to build muscular strength and endurance while giving you a total body workout.
Total body cardio and strength interval workout on the SYNRGY360 will improve your all-around fitness and agility. Synergy gives you a great total body workout while getting to play on an adult "playground" in our arena space.
Small Group Training Format
¨ Monthly Sessions
¨ Class length @ 45 minutes
¨ Class times determined by group scheduling and Trainer availability
¨ Minimum of 5 participants in order to have class
¨ Trainer may add participants in order to fill class
¨ Maximum class size determined by type of class and Trainer
1x/Week Classes (Monthly sessions):
¨ Member: $40 ($8/class) for 45 min class, $35 for 30 min class.
¨ Non Member: $70 ($14/class)
2x/Week Classes (Monthly sessions):
¨ Member: $70 for ($7/class)
¨ Non Member: $100 ($10/class)
If you are interested in any of our Small Group Training options please contact Ryan Amundson at firstname.lastname@example.org
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