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A/B Closure

Attention Members: 

The a/b room is currently under renovation. All classes and programs in the A/B room will be cancelled from 11/10/14-11/18/14. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve your YMCA! 

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Come join us for Breakfast with Santa at the Gahanna/John E. Bickley YMCA on December 13th. First Watch Restaurant will be providing breakfast which will include scrambled eggs, muffins, sausage, and bacon. Milk and juice will also be provided.  Kids will get a chance to visit with Santa… Read More | Comment


FAMILY ACTIVITIES

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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS
AT THE GAHANNA YMCA

Friday, November 14th 6:00-10:00pm : Parents Night Out, $10 for members, $15 for non-members
Friday, November 21st - Thanksgiving Family Potluck, 6:30-8:30PM
Tuesday, November 25th - Kid's Craft, 6:00-7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 25th - Family ZUMBA, 7:30-8:25PM
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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


HAPPENINGS AT THE GAHANNA YMCA

UPCOMING EVENTS/CLOSURES

FALL II CLASSES: October 24th-December 18th (Member Registration October 11th, Non-Member registration October 18th). No classes November 24th-30th.

FREE MASSAGES from Buckeye Physical Medicine & Rehab in our lobby:
Massages by Travis Parks: October 28th 9:00am-12:00pm & 4:00-7:00pm

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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


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


Fall I Group Exercise/Summer Shutdown Schedule

Group Exercise: Fall I/Summer Shutdown Schedule 2014

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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

 

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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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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