Personal Training: 5 Things to Know about PT at the Y At Countryside YMCA, we’re all about helping our members reach their health and fitness goals. One way we achieve that is through personal training. The personal trainers (PTs) at the Y are professionals who can educate you on fitness and help you achieve the results you want.
If you’re considering personal training at Countryside YMCA, here are five important things to know.
Why Learning to Swim at an Early Age is Important Learning to swim is an essential life skill, and there are many benefits to starting lessons early in life. Aside from the physical benefits of learning to swim, children also develop confidence, improved motor skills and the ability to enjoy some of the most beloved summer activities.
At the Y, we encourage children to learn how to swim as early as possible and offer classes for kids of virtually all ages. Here’s why learning to swim at an early age is so important
Finding Your Spark in 2022: Setting Strong Goals for Fitness, Nutrition and Learning If you’re like many YMCA members, you have goals you want to achieve in 2022. If your goal is to be healthier this year, you may want to improve your fitness, nutrition and learning habits. After all, learning new things is vital for your mental and cognitive health.
To succeed with your resolutions, you’ll need to set strong goals. Here are some tips to help you set strong nutrition, learning and fitness goals in 2022.
Ways to Help You Learn to Manage Your Diabetes Diabetes is a serious long term condition that needs to be managed very strictly, in order to lead a healthy life. Diabetes is not just a simple disease; it is sometimes called a silent killer that if not managed properly can cause numerous health problems. However, with the right amount of care, diabetic patients can also lead a long healthy life.
3 Tips for Choosing a Summer Camp Summer camp is a great opportunity for children to make friends, engage in skill-building activities and just have fun. Making the decision to send your children to camp is an easy one, but choosing a summer camp can be challenging.
From safety to training and activities, several things need to be considered. Here are three tips to help you choose a summer camp that meets your needs.
Hosting Birthday Parties at the Y Are you searching for a birthday party venue? The Y is the perfect choice. When you rent out the Y, you're sure to have a birthday party that you'll remember for a lifetime. A few of the many reasons that people choose the Y for their birthday party are:
Hit the Trail: 4 Benefits of Being Outdoors When the sun is shining and the weather is nice, many of us get the desire to head outdoors. And when you consider the benefits, spending time in nature is something we all should do. From a happier mood to less stress, there are many reasons to get outside.
Benefits of Youth Theatre For many years now, Youth Theatre has provided a healthy outlet to children. It is a space where they get to share emotions, overcome challenges and grow into the independent talented artists that they’re meant to be.
How Can The Y Help You Get Ready For Back To School? Back-to-school season is on again. Are you ready for it? It is time to get your kids on track because summer vacations are ending. Here at YMCA, we adopt a holistic child-centric approach to ensure that the back-to-school transition goes seamlessly.
What is an Athletic Trainer? Members of Countryside YMCA have access to an athletic trainer at the facility who can help them make the most out of their time at the Y. If you’ve never worked with an athletic trainer, you may be wondering what they do and how they can help you.
Athletic trainers play an integral role in helping members recover from injuries, but they do other things as well. Let’s take a closer look at these professionals and how our athletic trainer may be able to help you.
National Parkinson’s Awareness: Staying Active at the Y Exercise is essential to everyone’s health, but for those with Parkinson’s disease (PD), it may be even more important. Those living with Parkinson’s may experience balance and gait issues, stiffness, slow movement, tremors and other mobility issues.
With nearly 60,000 Americans being diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year, the Y wanted to provide an exercise program designed with PD in mind.
Countryside YMCA has partnered with Atrium Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy to offer a Parkinson’s workout program. We call it Live Large with Parkinson’s, and classes are available every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.
What to Expect From Swim Lessons for Infants It’s never too early to start getting your child accustomed to being in the water. Our trained aquatics instructors specialize in getting your child ready for swimming activities. Sign up for parent/child swim lessons.
National Water Safety Month Water safety month is here at Countryside YMCA. The warmer months of the year are filled with days at the beach and pool. Kids have ample opportunity to go to community pools, a friend’s house or one of the many lakes in the surrounding area.
The important lessons learned during water safety month allow kids and teens to be confident in and around the water so that they can make life-long memories.
What Your Child Will Learn Playing Flag Football There are many benefits for children who play flag football. There are multiple character-building reasons to enroll your child in flag football as well as physical benefits. Enroll in Flag Football at Countryside YMCA.
Life Lessons Learned From Youth Baseball Youth baseball can teach your kids more than just how to play the game. Here are a few of the many examples of how the game of baseball teaches us life lessons. Join a YMCA youth baseball league.
Donate to the Y this Giving Tuesday At Countryside YMCA in Lebanon, we provide many outreach programs to help people in Warren County. In today’s blog, we look at some of our outreach programs funded by donations.
What to Consider When Choosing an Organization to Donate To When you donate to an organization, you're helping the organization remain in business and continue its cause. However, when you're giving your hard-earned money to anyone, you need to do it systematically. You must choose an organization that has a mission you agree with and are passionate about.
Benefits Of Playing Sports at the Y The Y offers a variety of sports options for individuals of all ages! There are several benefits of playing sports, and generally with our current sedentary lifestyles, good exercise is something that most miss out on.
Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Through donations made to our Annual Campaign we fund programs to support our community.