Wellness Programs 2018-04-23T14:25:33+00:00

Our certified personal trainers will provide you with the most effective functional exercises that will improve your strength, endurance and core stability in a small group setting. This program is a great way to receive personal attention, yet have the camaraderie and support of friends.

Age: 14 and older
Program Dates: Visit our front desk for upcoming sessions
Fee: $150 per 6 week session (12 workouts) for members; not available for non-members

Post a sweaty selfie for a chance to win weekly and monthly prizes!

How to earn prizes:

  1. Take a post-workout selfie.
  2. Post it on Facebook and/or Instagram
  3. Use #YSoSweatySelfie AND tag @MattoonYMCA
  4. Each post gets you 1 entry into a weekly and monthly drawing.  Post 10 times to earn a rally towel!

*If multiple people are in the photo, they must post the photo on their own social media account(s) in order to earn the entry.

WHEN:  May 1-May 31, 2018
AGE:  all ages are welcome
COST:  Free

Have you ever though completing an Ironman triathlon would be impossible? We believe you can do it! The Ironman Challenge is an 8 week program where participants will log their daily swim, bike, and run distances with a goal of accumulating distances equivalent to an Ironman Triathlon. An Ironman Triathlon consists of 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bicycle ride, and a marathon 26.2 mile run, which breaks down to an average of 10 to 11 laps of swimming per week, 14 miles of biking per week, and 3 to 4 miles of running per week. We invite all participants to conclude the challenge by completing the Last Chance Tri here at the Y.

Age: 14 and older (10 and up can participate with an adult)
Registration Begins: July 9, 2018
Program Date/Time: August 13 – October 7,2018 (date of Last Chance Tri)
Fee: $8/member; $20/non-member

Wellness is more than just exercising and eating right.  Challenge yourself to take a balanced approach to well-being by joining this 6-week challenge focusing on the five dimensions of wellness (emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual).  The challenge poses out-of-the-box missions such as call up an old friend, take a relaxing bath, and read for 20 minutes.  Complete daily missions to earn points and win prizes!

Age:  8 and older
Registration opens:  Dates TBA
Program Dates:  Dates TBA
Fee:  $5/member

Need some accountability to stay on track throughout this holiday season?  We’re here to keep you motivated!  This 8 week program will give you exercise challenges, healthy lifestyle tips, and healthy recipes that will help you hold your weight through the tempting holiday season.  Participants who maintain weight, lose weight, or stay within two pounds of their initial weight will receive a $20 voucher to the Y and a chance to win 3 months of FREE membership!  Initial weigh-ins will take place at the Y on November 13th.

Registration Opens: TBA
Program Dates: TBA
Fee: $20/member

The Survivor Challenge is a 12 week fitness challenge designed to motivate you to exercise regularly and at the appropriate level.  The challenge consists of an increasing number of minutes to exercise each week, with the goal being 6 hours per week.  Participants receive t-shirts and those that complete the program will be entered into a drawing for some amazing prizes.

Age:  14 and older (8-13 can participate in the Survivor Junior Challenge with an adult participating in the Survivor Challenge)
Registration Opens: TBA (December 2018)
Program Dates: TBA (January 2019-April 2019)
Celebration:  TBA (April 2019)
Fee: $6/member