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PARENTS NIGHT OUT FRIDAY, MARCH 13TH

DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6-12?  IF SO, COME DROP THEM OFF AT THE Y WHILE YOU HAVE A NIGHT TO YOURSELF.  THE GAHANNA/JOHN E. BICKLEY YMCA WILL BE HOLDING A PARENTS  NIGHT OUT FRIDAY, MARCH 13TH FROM 6 TO 10 PM.  KIDS WILL HAVE AN… Read More | Comment


TEEN NIGHT SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH

SATURDAY, MARCH 7TH FROM 8 TO 11PM THE GAHANNA/ JOHNE E. BICKLEY YMCA WILL BE OFFERING A TEEN NIGHT FOR AGES 11-15.  TEENS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL, AND MEET NEW FRIENDS. FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED. 

COST: $4 FOR MEMBERS

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TEEN VOLLEYBALL CLINIC/EVALUATION - MONDAY, MARCH 2ND

Come join us for the Spring Teen Volleyball League at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA. We will begin on Monday, March 2nd with a clinic/evaluation for the league.   Ages 9-12 will meet at 6PM, ages 13-15 will meet at 7PM, and ages 15 -18 will meet at… Read More | Comment


KICK IT! INDOOR SOCCER CLINIC/EVALUATION THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH

COME JOIN US FOR THE YOUTH INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE AT THE GAHANNA/JOHN E. BICKLEY YMCA.  THIS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH WE WILL BE KICKING OFF THE YOUTH INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE WITH AT CLINIC/EVALUATION.  AGES 5-9 WILL MEET AT 6PM WHILE AGES 10-12 WILL MEET AT 7PM. THIS IS A GREAT… Read More | Comment


SWIM MEET CANCELLED

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. TODAYS HOME SWIM MEET WILL BE CANCELLED. The pool will still be open for lap swim and open swim.

 

Thank you!

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March Yoga Corner

Yoga Corner 

by YMCA Yoga Instructor Sheri Huston

 

The YIN vs the YANG of it...

Many of you have heard about Yin and Yang or stretch/pull, male/female, hot/cold, sun/moon, hard/soft and the examples go on and on.  Yoga is about… Read More | Comment


Annual Wellness Visit and Stroke Risk Screening

ANNUAL WELLNESS VISIT

Life Line Wellness will be conducting an Annual Wellness Visit at the Gahanna YMCA Wednesday, March 18th. If you are a Medicare Beneficiary the consultation is covered 100% however, pre-registration is required. The Annual Wellness Visit includes a one-on-one consultation with a licensed… Read More | Comment


USA Network’s NFL Characters Unite

VIEWING PARTY
USA Network's NFL Characters Unite
Friday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA

Join us at the Y for a viewing party! YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) recently announced a national partnership with USA Network, and its… Read More | Comment


February Yoga Corner

Yoga Corner

by YMCA Yoga Instructor Sheri Huston 

Yoga is for the Flexible and Those Who Can Do Headstands...NOT!

Yoga develops flexibility.  Everyone has to start somewhere so you are never too old or too inflexible.  Also, no two people are built… Read More | Comment


BODYPUMP SCHEDULE

The February BODYPUMP Schedule has been posted to our app! 

The schedule Starting February 2nd:

Mondays  5:30-6:15pm (Latoyta)

Tuesdays 5:35-6:20am (Stacey)

Wednesdays 9:30-10:15am (Molly) & 7:30-8:15pm (Beth)

Thursdays 5:35-6:20am (Stacey)

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Get fit and stay fit tips

Happy New Year! Here are some Get Fit and Stay Fit Tips from our Wellness Director, Valerie Baumann, and our Wellness Coordinator, Gloria Tarpley:

  • Focus on overall wellness, not just weight loss. If you just look at the scale for success it can be very discouraging! Try… Read More | Comment
    January Yoga Corner

    YOGA CORNER
    By YMCA Yoga Instructor Sheri Huston

    Yoga Vs. Pilates

    So, what's the difference? The answer is really "not much."  Both activities unite the mind, body and spirit.  Both focus on developing the core.  Both are done barefoot on a mat. Both… Read More | Comment


    Partner Yoga

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    December Yoga Corner

     by YMCA yoga instructor Sheri Huston 

    Yoga and Your Wrists

    Yoga is very effective as there are a lot of weight bearing poses that build strength and flexibility. For some, this results in discomfort or even pain in the wrist.  The wrist is a small but… Read More | Comment


    UPCOMING EVENTS

     


     

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    Yoga Corner

    by Sheri Huston, YMCA Yoga Instructor

    Yoga's objective is to harmonize the mind, body and spirit.  Asanas (the postures) and Pranayama (energizing breath) work together to keep the body healthy.  Asanas, or the postures, are more than physical exercises, they are a blend of physical movements and mental… Read More | Comment


    Yoga Corner

    YOGA CORNER
    by Sheri Huston, YMCA Yoga Instructor

    Some yoga questions and answers...

    How often should I practice yoga?
    As often as you can, up to six days a week. Yoga activity is called a 'practice' because it is working the connection between… 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


    New Group Exercise

     

    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 love at a slower pace with a redefining total body workout using Zumba… 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


    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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    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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