Manatee YMCA

Senior Programs


12 Weeks to a NEW You

12 Weeks to a NEW You

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!!

SESSION DATES/DAYS:
By appointment, days and times will vary.  Register online or at the Welcome Center and a Fitness Instructor will contact you to get started!
REGISTRATION BEGINS:
Members:
Members Only, ongoing program, by appointment
BRANCHES:
AGES:
14 & up
FEES:
FREE to members only
DOWNLOADS:
CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Around the World Monthly Travel Talks

    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.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Last Wednesday of every month.
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Drop in program for members only
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Adult
    FEES:
    FREE to members only

    Ballroom Dancing

    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!

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Monday 6:30-7:30p and Friday 6:30-7:30p
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    15th day of each month
    All Others:
    22nd day of each month
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 +
    FEES:
    Members $35 / All Others $60
    CONTACT:
  • Gleice Gillet, Arts Coordinator
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  • Blood Pressure Screening

    Free to our members at the Lakewood Ranch Branch, 4th Wednesday of every month.

    BRANCHES:

    Cycling

    Cycling

    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. 

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing drop in classes FREE to members only. Join the Y to participate in this program!
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Members Only, sign up is required 30 min. prior to class
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 & up
    FEES:
    FREE to members only
    DOWNLOADS:
    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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  • 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.
    DOWNLOADS:
    CONTACT:
  • 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
    DOWNLOADS:
    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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  • Line Dancing

    Kick up your heels at the Y learning how to line dance.  Already can Line Dance?  No problem, come out and dance with others.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    LB - 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month 10:15-11:15a. PB - Fridays at 1p
    BRANCHES:
    FEES:
    FREE to members only

    Monitored Member

    Monitored Member

    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.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing, days and times held are by request. Call today to schedule a consultation. Available to members and non-members.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 & up
    FEES:
    8 sessions $160, 12 sessions $240
    CONTACT:
  • Jackie McMahon, Bradenton Branch, Wellness Director
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  • Amy Skillman, Parrish Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Partner Training

    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.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing by appointment only
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Members only
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 & up
    FEES:
    8 sessions $210 or 12 Sessions $285

    Personal Training

    Personal Training

    Reach your fitness and health goals with 1 on 1 training from a certified personal trainer. Available to members only.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Ongoing by appointment for members only
    REGISTRATION BEGINS:
    Members:
    Ongoing by appointment only
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    14 & up
    FEES:
    30 min. 8 sessions $170 or 12 sessions $225. / 60 Min. single session $55, 8 sessions $335 and 12 $445
    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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  • Pickleball at Lakewood Ranch Y

    Pickleball at Lakewood Ranch Y

    It's Time To Meet Your Match!
    We have Pickleball at Lakewood Ranch Branch held in the gymnasium. Available to members only. 

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Monday & Wednesday 12:30pm-2pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30am - 2pm. 
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Adults 18 & Older
    FEES:
    FREE to members only
    CONTACT:
  • Colby Hall, Youth Development 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.


    Rowing  at Lakewood Ranch Branch

    Rowing at Lakewood Ranch Branch

    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.

    SESSION DATES/DAYS:
    Drop in program starting in January.
    BRANCHES:
    AGES:
    Adults 18 & Older
    FEES:
    FREE to members only
    CONTACT:
  • Carrie Wicks, Lakewood Ranch Branch, Fitness Director
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  • Senior Club at Lakewood Ranch Branch

    Senior Club at Lakewood Ranch Branch

    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.

    Senior Excursion!
    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!!

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