Manatee YMCA

Family Programs


Ballet Barre

A non-impact workout that integrates interval training with muscle shaping isometrics. These exercises will reshape your body by targeting the core muscles (thighs, gluts, abs) and sculpting the arms. Experience the benefits of the Barre rage! No registration drop in class for members only.

BRANCHES:
AGES:
14+ (10-13yrs with parent)
FEES:
FREE members only
CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Birthday Parties

    Birthday Parties

    Members only, reserve a room and enjoy the Y facilities such as Teen Center, Pool and Gymnasium (facilities vary by branch)! Please contact the Y to schedule your special day!

    The Lakewood Ranch Branch has several options to choose from. Download the flyer for details.

    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Kindergaten - 6th Grade
    FEES:
    Starts at $150 members only
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    CONTACT:
  • Courtney Hancock, Program Executive Director Aquatics
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  • Bucs Game Day for the YMCA

    Bucs Game Day for the YMCA

    Seige the Day, YMCA Day at Raymond James Stadium! See form to right to buy your tickets and join other Y members for game night. Bucs vs. Saints or Bucs vs. Panthers, pick your game!

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Games held 1/1/17.

    Cize

    Cize

    Cize is a fun and fast-paced eercise program that uses intense dance moves to lose fat and build muscle. You will have a blast! Ages 14 + or 10-13yrs with parent. No registration required, drop in class.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Held Mon.-Thurs. 4:15p
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14+ (10-13yrs. with parent)
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Diabetes Prevention Program

    Diabetes Prevention Program

    MEASURABLE PROGRESS
    UNLIMITED SUPPORT

    The Manatee YMCA is proud to introduce the CDC and AMA endorsed YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program.  Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes? Are you 18yrs. or older? Are you overweight (BMI>25)?  This program may be just what you need!  It is held at the Bradenton Branch YMCA, 3805 59th Street West, Bradenton. If interested in joining the program, download our Program Assessment Application, complete and return to Jackie McMahon at the Bradenton Branch YMCA.  Call 798-9622 ext. 405 if you need more information. All applicants will receive a one week pass to utilize the YMCA facilities and programs while being assessed by our Certificated Diabetes Coach. You do not need to be a YMCA member but we do have an amazing option to join while participating in the program. FLORIDA BLUE MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.

    If you are a Physician/Medical Professional, download our Physician Referral Brochure to learn more about our program.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Next progam starts February 8tgh 6p at Bradenton Branch and April 31st 6p at Lakewood Ranch Branch.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    18 & up
    FEES:
    Contact Jackie McMahon, 798-9622 ext. 405 to find out about program only fee, and program with membership to the Y fee.
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    CONTACT:
  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Family Friendly Group Exercise Classes

    Family Friendly Group Exercise Classes

    It's a family affair at the Y! Welcome families to the following Group Exercise Classes:

    Body Pump, Body Step, CXWorx, Body Flow, Body Attack and Body Compbat.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Drop in classes for members only.  See our Group Exercise Schedule for days and times available.
    BRANCHES:
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    CONTACT:
  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Group Exercise Classes

    Group Exercise Classes

    We offer a variety of classes for beginners to advanced classes:

    Aqua Fitness, Pilates, Strength Training, Y Extreme, TRX, Yoga, Insanity Zumba, Turbokick, Surfset, PiYo, Aqua Zumba, Barre, Tai Chi, Dynarow, Crossmaxx, Dynamax Conditioning Total Body Conditioning, Water Fitness Classes and more. (programs vary by branch, please check out our group exercise schedules by branch).

    FREE drop in programs for members only!

    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 & up
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    CONTACT:
  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Kid Zone

    Kid Zone

    We offer babysitting while our members workout! Limited 2 hours per day per family (this is a supervised room and includes age appropriate activities). Family members will scan their ID card to gain FREE access to Kid Zone. All others will pay $4 per child, receipt is accepted at Kid Zone when dropping off child to workout at the Y.

     

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    BRADENTON BRANCH (ages 3mth-6yrs.): Ages 3mth-6yrs. Mon.-Fri.. 8:30a-12p and 4p-8p, Sat. 8a-12noon LAKEWOOD RANCH BRANCH (ages 3mth-7yrs.): Mon. - Fri. 8:00a-12:00p and 4:00p-8p, Sat. 8a-3p, Sun. 1p-3p. PARRISH BRANCH (ages 3mth-7yrs.): Mon. - Fri. 8:00a-12noon and 4p-8p, Sat. 8a-12noon, Sun. 1p-5p.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    No registration needed, drop in program
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    3 months - 7yrs.
    FEES:
    Family Members FREE / All Others $4.00 (up to 2 hours only per day). NOTE: Regional members visiting from another Y pay $4 per child.

    Parents Night Out

    Parents Night Out

    Hey parents!  Bring your child to the Y for an evening of fun, while you have an evening of shopping or "date night".  Or maybe a dinner and a movie!  

    Search keyword is PARENT to register online.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    LB -  Jan. 21st, Feb. 18th and March 11th. PB - Jan. 21st, Feb. 18th (special "Exercise your Heart" night at Parrish Branch - Hey parents, Make it a Date Night!) and March 18th.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    The Monday after previous Parents Night Out and ends Friday before program.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    4-10yrs.
    FEES:
    Members $15 for 1st child, $10 each additional child
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    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development Director
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  • Colin Snowball, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Membership Sales Director
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  • Program Brochure

    Program Brochure

    Our Winter/Spring 2017 Program Brochure is here! Browse through all the programs we have to offer at all our branches.  Find the program you want to sign up for? Search, and sign up on line! Click here to view it now.


    Safety Around Water FREE Program

    Safety Around Water FREE Program

    It's that time of the year, summer is just around the corner and safety around water is a must!  At the Manatee YMCA as part of National Water Safety Month (held in May), we offer a FREE "Safety Around Water" program.  This is an introduction to the water and is not to be confused with our swim lessons.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    All branches will offer the program May 30th  - June 2nd. Ages 3-4, 5:30-6pAges 5-6, 6:15-6:45pAges 7-12, 7-7:45p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Members & non-members begins April 22nd. Sign up at Healthy Kids Day!
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    3yrs. to 12yrs.
    FEES:
    FREE to all. Limited Space.
    CONTACT:
  • Courtney Hancock, Program Executive Director Aquatics
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  • Splashball

    Splashball

    SPLASHBALL at Lakewood Ranch YMCA!

    Splashball™ is designed to introduce the sport of water polo to all ages. The intent is to provide basic skills and understanding of the sport in a recreational format. Although water polo is known for its toughness and endurance, Splashball™ harnesses all the fun, dynamic aspects of the game in a safe, easy to learn aquatic experience that will motivate those to swim and stay fit.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30p at the Lakewood Ranch Branch pool.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Drop in for members only
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    12 +
    FEES:
    FREE members only
    CONTACT:
  • Courtney Hancock, Program Executive Director Aquatics
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  • Teen & Kid Friendly Group Exercise

    Teen & Kid Friendly Group Exercise

    Family Workout program - Group Exercise classes for the child and their parent. For members only. Enjoy CXworX, Insanity, BodyAttack, BodyStep, BodyCombat, BodyFlow, Turbo Kick or Zumba.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Drop In program for members only. Download our group exercise schedule for days and times available. Join the Y and workout as a family!

    Teen Fitness Center Basics

    Teen Fitness Center Basics

    Complete this program and workout with your parents in the Fitness Center (you must be 14yrs. of age to use our Fitness Center equipment).  Available to ages 12-13yrs. You will learn equipment usage, workout development and safety when in the Fitness Center.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    By appointment, ongoing. 2 sessions, 45min. each
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Ongoing members only
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    10-13yrs.
    FEES:
    $25
    CONTACT:
  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Y PLAY

    Y PLAY

    A parents meet-up group where moms and dads can socialize while children play and make new friends. Drop-in, no sign-up necessary held at the Parrish Branch.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Aug-Dec., Mon/Tues/Wed 1-3p
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    6 and under
    FEES:
    Members FREE / All Others $10 per family

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