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.
Required prerequisite: Free Youth Consultation in Wellness Center
Age: 11+ (Members Only)
Program dates: First Monday and Wednesday of each month
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
- August 2 & 4
- October 4 & 6
- November 1 & 3
- December 6 & 8
Program dates: Last Tuesday & Thursday of quarterly months
Time: 6-7 p.m.
- June 22 & 24
- Sept 28 & 30
- Dec 14 & 16