Our wellness classes focus on working out in a supportive, fun and safe environment that promotes positive healthy choices. We have programs for all ages and experience levels throughout all of our gyms, studios and branches.
Wellness Programs for All Ages
Discover our wellness program options below for more information on what’s offered or see what’s available by clicking on the link below and then searching by age, branch, day of the week or even time of day.
THE PATH TO WELLNESS STARTS HERE
Programs to enhance your health and well being
At the Y, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier, and our wellness programs are designed to help.
Wellness is about being active, making healthy choices, and feeling great in mind, body and spirit. Classes, seminars, and personal training at the YMCA address every angle to get you on the path to a better, healthier you.
- SMART START: Your Path To Wellness
Everybody’s path to wellness is a little different, let us help you find the right exercises and choices for your personal plan to a better health and well-being.
Our Smart Start Program is a series of three complimentary coaching sessions, designed to support you in pursuit of your health and wellness goals. A Coach will meet with you to discuss your needs and interests. Together, you’ll develop an achievable plan for success.
- FREE Group Exercise Classes
The YMCA of Greater Nashua is a fun, friendly, and motivating environment where our members can stay healthy and fit. There are dozens of classes to choose from and they are free for YMCA members.
To take a look at all we have to offer in our gyms and studios between yoga, cycling, water exercise, cardio and more visit our Schedules Page to view options at one of our three branches; the Merrimack Y, the Nashua Y and the Westwood Park Y.
- Preschool & Youth Wellness Programs
Get your kids active inside and outside with one of our preschool or youth wellness classes. If you’re looking for classes to teach your child proper exercise and stretching technique so they can work out with you in our Wellness Center, these are just what you need. Boys Rock, Strong Girls, Superhero Workout and Kids Run the Y are some of the wellness classes we have to offer.
- Teen & Adult Wellness Programs
Stay active and focused with one of our teen or adult wellness classes. If you’re looking to focus on your strength, cardio, and endurance, these classes are just what you need. Adult Running Club, High Intensity Interval Training, Functional Fitness with MX4 Group Training, Pure Synrgy®, and Body Blast are some of the classes we have to offer at the Y.
We also have seminars and classes that focus on relieving stress, improving your diet, and making healthy choices overall.
- Sports Performance Training - Ages 13-18
Come prepare your body for your next season of sports. Held at the Westwood Park YMCA our sports performance training programs are sport-specific and designed to improve your athleticism during the off season.
Every sport has different needs that require different lifts and conditioning. Our training will focus on speed, strength, agility and injury prevention. The goal is to help you improve in your sport and get you prepared for the season.
These programs are for all levels of athletes ages 13-18 years old.
- Personal Training: In-Person and Virtual
Taking the next step can be confusing and challenging, but we are here to help. Your goals are important to us and what better way to reach them than with the guidance of one our nationally certified Y trainers? Workouts are tailored to you. Personal training is for everyone! Personal Training is offered in one-on-one and group environments for members and the community either in-branch or virtually.
For more information about our offerings and pricing Download Our Personal Training Brochure.
VIRTUAL AND IN BRANCH PERSONAL TRAINING
Please reach out to Liz Kaas to inquire and register for Personal Training or Small Group Instruction at the Merrimack YMCA, Nashua YMCA or Westwood Park YMCA. If you prefer a virtual options you can fill out the Virtual Personal Training Interest Form and then submit to Liz Kaas to inquire further.
- SilverSneakers and Active Older Adult Wellness Programs (Currently Offered in Nashua)
For active older adults ages 55+, SilverSneakers is a free fitness program provided by dozens of insurance plans. The YMCA hosts a number of SilverSneakers classes geared toward mobility and safety and you can find those classes listed in our branch group exercise schedules on our Schedules Page.
In addition to our SilverSneakers offerings we also offer a number of wellness programs like Fall Prevention and Agility and Senior/Chair Yoga.
Register for Active Older Adult Programs!
- Youth Wellness Center (Currently Unavailable)
Visit our Youth Wellness Center at the Merrimack YMCA
Enjoy our wellness center just for kids featuring Strive Circuit equipment sized just for them! Participants will learn to use Strive Circuit, in addition to the cardiovascular equipment. Proper form introduction for body weight exercises, games and fun also included.
Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm
Kids, ages 7-12, may use the center during unstaffed hours, with parent supervision.