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This Weeks Y Knot Now - Stay on top of this week's happenings at the Y by reading our Weekly E-Newsletter, The Y Knot Now - September 26.

AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM REGISTRATION OPEN - Did you know the Y offers afterschool at the following locations:  Aquadale, Badin, Endy, Locust, Richfield, Stanfield, West Stanly Middle, and the Y Pavilion. Read More 

STANLY COUNTY FAMILY YMCA RENOVATION SCHEDULED - The Y has renovation scheduled for the following areas during the month of September - Minnie's Place, Gym/Track, and Racquetball Courts. Due to this renovation, we will need to close and relocate programs/services during that time. Please be aware of the closing schedule. Relocation of services/programs will be posted in September.

STANLY COUNTY FAMILY YMCA LOCKER ROOM POLICY - Please be aware of the Stanly County Family YMCA locker room policy. Read More 


Aquatic Fitness Classes

ABC (Aquatic Body Conditioning):  45 minute cardiovascular workout in the shallow end of the warm pool.  Designed for all levels.

AQUA FLEX AND TONE: A warm water class involving broad movements of arms, legs, and torso.

aquaFIT: A shallow water workout in the warm pool.  Class will incorporate a variety of equipment designed to increase your heart rate and tone muscles.

BAT (Body Aquatic Toning):  45 minute class of light aerobic activity for beginners.  NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PARTICIPANTS WITH SEVERE ARTHRITIS

INSTRUCTOR'S CHOICE:  A water fitness class of the instructor's choice. 

JOINTS IN MOTION: A low impact warm water workout.  Exercises are aimed at improving joint range of motion, reduce joint stiffiness and pain.  Great for beginners, participants with back pain, arthritis, or recovering from surgery.

WATER POWER HOUR:  A shallow water class in the cool pool.  Dumbells are used for toning.

WATER WAKE UP:  45 minute class of intense aerobic exercise in the deep water of the cool pool.  Flotation belts are used.


The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our Open Door Scholarship Program for financial assistance.