Teens benefit from weight training when it’s done safely! Youth Free Weight Training at the Y strengthens families by providing opportunities to exercise together in a safe environment. This program teaches proper safety and form with free weights. During the two-session course, a Certified Personal Trainer will discuss:
- Major muscle groups
- Basic free weight exercises
- Proper lifting form and technique
- Safety and etiquette in the Wellness Center
Students must complete written and practical exams. An adult must attend both sessions with the registered youth. This is a required course for youth ages 11-13 who wish to use free weights in the Wellness Center. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call Emily at 217-234-9494 for more information, or click the link below to register.
Required prerequisite: Free Youth Consultation in Wellness Center
Age: 11+ (Members Only)