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For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
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YMCA 2018 WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

  • 12 weeks / 1 hour a week
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • We will provide tools, knowledge & group support to help you develop a nutrition and exercise plan that works for you!

CLASSES OFFERED:

  • June 26th thru September 13th 2018
  • Tuesdays (9:30am or 12:00pm ) Thursdays (5:30pm)
  • Members & Non-members: $120.00

Y MEMBER PERK:

Attend 9 of the12 classes and receive a $120 Y GIFT CARD from us to help you continue your journey.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What is the Weight Loss Program?

The Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors, and forming sustainable healthy habits.

Who can enroll in the Weight Loss Program?

The program is designed for adults 18 years and older who desire a healthier weight. This program is not intended for individuals with specialized needs due to chronic disease or the onset of chronic disease.

How long is the program and how often does it meet?

This is a 12-week program that meets one time per week.  Each weekly session is 60 minutes.

What happens during each weekly session?

Each week participants will weigh in, be introduced to a new topic relevant to weight loss, discuss as a group successes/challenges/suggestions around the weekly topic, and develop goals for the upcoming week. Topics covered during the program include: nutrition, physical activity, stress and sleep, positive psychology, goal setting and sustainability.

What can I expect from this program?

This program will introduce participants to behaviors that have been shown to lead to sustained weight loss, and help participants develop those behaviors in ways that fit into their personal lifestyle.

Will I receive a personalized nutrition or exercise plan in this program?

Because weight loss is unique to each person, this program focuses on helping individuals identify ways to make small, modest changes to their behavior within the context of their own life and in support of their weight loss goals. The tools provided during this program, along with the knowledge and support of the group, are used by participants to develop their own nutrition and exercise plans that work for them.

Will anyone see my weight during weekly weigh-ins?

Participants weigh in weekly during the 12-week program. This will happen in a private location with only the participant and program facilitator present. Once collected, this information is used only in aggregate form to help assess the program’s quality.

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.