Health & Wellness
Whether you are just getting started with an exercise program or someone who is already active, the South County Family YMCA has a variety of programs to help you reach or maintain your fitness goals!
For more information on Health, Wellness and Fitness programs at the South County Y, contact Diane Summers, (314) 849-4668, ext. 247
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This club provides fellowship & faith for cancer survivors or anyone living with chronic conditions.
Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:30 - 10:30am
$15 non members and $10 full members every 7 weeks
During the meetings, there will be group discussion followed by meditation & reflection. There will occasionally be guest speakers and Field Trips. Led by a Livestrong at the YMCA instructor.
For more information or questions, contact Diane Summers at 314-849-4668 x247.
Meet one-on-one with our Registered Dietician regarding nutrition & fitness, weight management, low cholesterol/low fat, diabetes, pregnancy, hypertension and other modified diets. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Diane Summers.
Y-Weight Loss Challenge
This 12-week program that helps clients to lose weight, tone and build muscles, learn about nutrition, and lead an overall healthier lifestyle.
Meet with one of our personal trainers in a small group setting (minimum 4, maximum 6 participants) three times a week for an hour long workout session. Participants will receive individual instruction from the personal trainer and will also benefit from the team camaraderie of small group training.
Participants will meet with their trainer 3 times a week. We will try to accommodate everyone as much as possible with different meeting times through out the day.
Workouts will take place in the YMCA in the weight room, cardio room, and gymnasium. When the weather gets nicer we may even go outside.
The Y-Weight Loss Challenge combines the best of Personal Training with the best of Group Fitness at an affordable price. Get the one on one instruction you get from a personal trainer with the camaraderie of a group fitness class and watch yourself attain your health and wellness goals.
Register at the Front Desk today! For questions, contact Diane Summers at 314-849-9622.
Family Fitness Assessments
Get healthy as a family! These assessments are FREE and open to all ages. Ask fitness staff for your one-on-one fitness assessment. We will measure the following: weight, body fat, BMI, blood pressure, and flexibility. Please refrain from working out before the test. Call 314-849-9622 for more info!
Y Personal Fitness (ages 13 and up)
Is this your first time considering an exercise routine? Or have you tried to exercise and just can't keep with it? Then Y Personal Fitness is designed just for you! Check out this 12-week program that pairs you with a personal coach to help you meet our goals. Hundreds of people have signed up just in the past year!
FREE to Full Members
Fitness evaluation (ages 13 and up)
A 60-minute meeting with a Nationally Certified Personal Trainer or one of our other trained staff to discuss any or all of the following as time permits:
Realistic Goal Setting
Optimal Health and Lifestyle Choices
Effective Exercise Guidelines for:
Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Disease Prevention
Body Composition Analysis
Fitness Benchmarking: Aerobic Capacity Testing, Strength Assessment
Fitness Center Orientation
Contact Service Center to schedule an appointment.
$100 Value – FREE to full members
One-on-one training and group training available. Click here for more info!
We offer the following services to our members to help achieve fitness goals:
- Free 90-minute Fitness Consultation with a Personal Trainer
- Free Y-Personal Fitness (YPF), a 12-week personal fitness coaching program
- Free Health & Wellness Assessments to identify your fitness level and training needs
- Personal Training for individuals or small groups
- Nutrition Coaching
- "Shape Up" a 10-week program that combines Personal Training with Nutrition Coaching
- Cholesterol & Blood Pressure Screenings
The South County Y offers a variety of martial arts classes for all ages, including TaeKwonDo, Karate for Kids and Youn Wha Ryu! Visit our Skill Instruction page for more information!
To register online for a class or program, click HERE