FREE TO MEMBERS - This coaching program will set you up on the path to a healthier lifestyle and a “new you”! Participants will be assigned a wellness coach to assist them in setting up an exercise program, register for Activtrax (an online nutritional tool and food journal) and help each participant set and obtain goals to find their way to their own personalized level of wellness. Complete the program and receive a Y T-Shirt! Members only! Join the Y and get started!!Members Only, ongoing program, by appointment Members:
Want to hear about places you have never seen or been to? Are you intersted in different cultures and would like to see sites from around the world? Come to the Lakewood Ranch YMCA last Wednesday of every month to view our slide show and hear true stories of our fellow member's adventures.Drop in program for members only Members:
Introduction to Cha-Cha, Swing, Samba, Tango and Bachata.
Don't miss our trial FREE Ballroom Class held Monday, Dec. 19th and Monday, December 26th. Come out and learn more about the class and try it out!15th day of each month Members:
Enjoy cycling in our private cycling studio. A variety of classes are offered for the beginner to advanced biker, held throughout the week at our branches.
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.
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!
Kick up your heels at the Y learning how to line dance. Already can Line Dance? No problem, come out and dance with others.
This program is designed for the person with limitations that needs assistance when working out. Have you completed physical therapy and still need assistance? This program may be just what you need. Available to members and non-members. Bradenton Branch offers exercise in water and in the fitness center.
Join your spouse or friend and workout together with a Y Fitness Instructor. Stay on task with your fitness program, receive motivation and instruction that will show results! Available to members only.Members only Members:
Reach your fitness and health goals with 1 on 1 training from a certified personal trainer. Available to members only.Ongoing by appointment only Members:
It's Time To Meet Your Match!
We have Pickleball at Lakewood Ranch Branch held in the gymnasium. Available to members only.
Work nine major muscle groups with minimal impact in this total-body workout with our Cencept II rowers. No registration required, FREE to members only.
Seniors join their friends for strctured activities, trips, and social opportunities. For information contact Donna Augustyniak, our Senior Coordinator at Lakewood Ranch Branch.
Check out our Senior Activities Calendar posted at the branch, compliments of Donna.
Monthly Gatherings at Local Restaurants: Join other Y members at a local cafe for food and fellowship, held 3rd Wednesday every month. See our calendar for next scheduled lunch.
Panama Jack II Lunch Cruise, Wed., March 15th noon until 1:30p. Cost is $34.50, sign up at Y Welcome Center. All seniors welcome!!