The YMCA was established to help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  We want to help you achieve this goal by joining with our wellness family today.  We offer everything from health and well-being education classes to individual health coaching and nutrition consultations.  No matter what you are looking for we have it in our wellness department.  Click on any of the links to the left for information for you and the whole family!

 

 


Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

Take Action To Improve Your Heart Health

The simple process of checking and recording your blood pressure at least twice a month over a period of four months has been shown to lower blood pressure in some people with hypertension.

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring is an evidence-based program that features personalized support for developing a blood pressure self-monitoring routine, tips for maintaining cardiovascular health and nutrition education.

For additional Information, contact:

Allysse Proctor

Healthy Living Director

803-774-2486

A 16-week program available at no cost to YMCA members

Program Date:  July 27 – November 11

Complete referral on other side and turn in to member services no later than July 25.


Enhance Fitness

Each class session includes cardiovascular, strength training, balance and  flexibility exercises and the fostering of strong social relationships between participants. Enhance®Fitness is geared toward older adults. Those with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, need not worry; they will never have to do anything that hurts. Participants can use chairs for support, if necessary, and use wrist and ankle weights for strength training.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm  in the Group Exercise Room

Membership is required for participation

*Classs is offered at no cost to participants

Referral required 

Maximum registered participants: 25

Next session August 8 – November 23


YFIT START

Our YFIT Start Program will support you in building an exercise routine by starting slowly, setting realistic goals and discovering what works best for you.

YFIT Start consists of 6 weeks of individual exercise designed for new and returning exercisers. During that time, you will have 6 appointments with a YFIT Start Coach to provide you with personal attention and extra motivation to help keep you on track.

Brochure and Registration


Active Older Adults

The Sumter Family YMCA offers many classes to keep you fit, healthy and young at heart. Whether you enjoy yoga, want to improve your balance and agility, or try a class in the water, you are sure to find lots of fun and variety.  Check them out!