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STANLY COUNTY FAMILY YMCA


Welcome to Stanly County Family YMCA!  At our Y, our goal is to serve

you and your family through a variety of programs.  Our friendly staff

are here to guide you to a wonderful experience.  If there is anything

that we can do to help, please look for our YMCA name tags and you

will find a well-trained, knowledgeable person to help.


Why the Y Blog

TOP FIVE REASONS KIDS SHOULD GO TO SUMMER DAY CAMP

Summer camp can be one of the most rewarding, unforgettable experiences in achild’s life. Camp provides children with a community of caring mentors who provide experiential education that leads to self-respect and appreciation for life. All of the outcomes -  friendships, overcoming challenges, staying healthy and building character — prepare them for bigger, brighter lives down the road. In addition to great friendships and enduring memories, many important life skills are learned at camp. Here are five reasons kids should go to camp: Read more ...





Aquatic Fitness

AQUATIC FITNESS CLASSES

COME ON IN ... THE WATER IS FINE!

Adults looking to challenge themselves without stress on their joints or members who just enjoy the water can take advantage of our different water exercise classes. Instructors lead small groups through water aerobics, core strengthening and much more. Gain muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance from the aerobic choreography and the resistance of the water. Ideal for all fitness levels & non-swimmers. Water Exercise classes are FREE for Y members!

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AQUATIC CLASSES INCLUDE:  

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.