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Nutrition Tip of the Month

by Molly Linek, MPH, R.N.D, Registered dietitian

Got vitamin D ??

Don't wait for the dead of winter: Go get your vitamin D levels checked.

You may have already heard that low vitamin D levels contribute to osteoporosis, cognitive impairment, and a host of other health… Read More | Comment


EXTENDED SHUTDOWN FOR GYM AND GROUP EXERCISE

Last day of Shutdown Schedule: Thursday

Friday Schedule:
5:35-6:30am-cycle-Kristy-still having class
8:30-Power Sculpt-Leslie-class in a/b
9:30-Zumba Gold-Denise-Cancelled
9:30-Relentless-Amanda-cancelled
9:30-PIYO-Tina-still having class
10:30-Pulse-Debbie-Cancelled
10:30-Cycle-Melissa-still having class
10:30-Womens Fitness-Brianna-cancelled
1:00-Silver Sneakers-Barb-still having class but will be held in a/bRead More | Comment


SEPTEMBER SPECIALS

September Specials


Small Group Training
Our exclusive classes and personalized training are great ways to reach your health goals. Enjoy these activities with your current friends and make new ones, plus work on strength conditioning, cardio endurance and core strength together… Read More | Comment


Meet our Pilates Reformer Instructors

Sonia Rinder

Sonia's love of movement and her own injuries led her to explore Pilates. She enjoys teaching others how they can balance muscles, improve range of motion, and feel better overall. In her… Read More | Comment


Family Fun Day at the Gahanna Y

September 21st 

12:15pm to 2:30pm

Please bring a sack lunch for your family and a blanket

Join us for:

Face painting
Balloons
Lots of Fun and Games!

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Fall I Group Exercise/Summer Shutdown Schedule

Group Exercise: Fall I/Summer Shutdown Schedule 2014

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YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

YMCA Youth Flag Foorball League League focuses on basic skills of Flag Football and enforces the core values of the YMCA. The Flag Football League is co-ed and is split into divisions based upon age.  Coaches-often volunteers, including parents emphasize teamwork and cooperation over winning at any cost.  Some travel throughout central ohio may be… Read More | Comment


Fall Teen Volleyball League

It's Teen Volleyball League time again! YMCA Teen Volleyball League focuses on basic skills of volleyball and enforces the core values of the YMCA (caring, honesty, respect & responsibility).  The Teen Volleyball League  will be starting  Monday, September 8th with a clinic/evalution for the Teen Volleyball League.  Ages 9-12 will have their clinic/evaluation… Read More | Comment


Nutrition Tip of the Month

by Molly Linek, MPH, R.D., R.N.D.

Proposed Food Label Changes:

• 1990 was the first mandatory food labeling
• 1999 revision
• 2006 trans fat labeling
• Recently: Opened up for Public Opinion for 90 days + (Aug 1 2014 deadline)

Manufacturers will have… Read More | Comment


New Group Exercise Classes Fall I Session at Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA

We will have some new Group Exercise classes in the upcoming Fall 1 Session.

Zumba® Gold Toning

Perfect For: Tailored for active older adults, who want to focus on muscle conditioning and light weight activity.
How it works: Zumba Gold Toning blends the Zumba party you… Read More | Comment


Join us for Barre class at the Y

Our YMCA Barre class offers body sculpting exercises, a fusion of traditional ballet movements and targeted muscle toning progressions. Using resistance bands and body weight, you challenge your body with controlled movements. Ballet exercises combined with Pilates create the long, lean muscles. It will help you develop muscle awareness… Read More | Comment


WIFI AND CABLE UPDATE

Attention Members: We have some exciting news! We are switching phone, cable and internet providers to Time Warner Cable. Our Wifi will be getting a major boost as a result of the change. We ask your patience while we are in transition as some TVs and TV audios… Read More | Comment


The Baby Pool is Back!

Great news, the baby pool has been repaired! Come cool off poolside with your little ones!

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NEW! POOL WEATHER POLICY

2014 INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY - REVISED
YMCA of Central Ohio


2014 INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
At the YMCA of Central Ohio, the safety of members, program participants and staff is our highest
priority. After careful review and consideration of national statistics showing no… Read More | Comment


Check out what’s new at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA

Check out our redesigned spaces in the slideshow above, or click this link.

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YOUTH FITNESS FLOOR POLICY

Just a friendly reminder about our policys regarding youth on the fitness floor:

-Youth, ages 9-10, may utilize the Wellness Center with adult supervision (within arms reach), only if they have completed the Youth Conditioning class

-Youth/Teens, ages 11-15, may use the Wellness Center and free weight… Read More | Comment


NOW HIRING: LIFEGUARDS AND SWIM INSTRUCTORS!

Our lifeguards work year round in our indoor pools. We have shifts that begin as early as 5:30am and our pools remain open into the evening and on weekends. If you have a current Red Cross or YMCA lifeguarding certification, or if you have had certification in the past… Read More | Comment


GAHANNA Y SILVERSNEAKERSĀ® & ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

Make New Friends and Stay Active!

 

If you are already a member you can register for Silver Splash & Fitstart at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA or online. If you recently qualified for SilverSneakers® and you are looking for a place… Read More | Comment


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