Monthly Events & Programs

AUGUST

Programs

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

Program Description:

  • Weight loss program
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 12-week program
  • 1 hour class per week
  • Learning, sharing, problem solving
  • Weekly topics such as balanced eating, physical activity, goal-setting, positive psychology, and behavior sustainability

Eligibility

  • Adults 18 years and older desiring to reach a healthier weight

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

CLICK HERE to get started!

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program (YDPP) is a lifestyle change program proven to reduce the number of cases of Type 2 Diabetes by 58% for adults, and by 71% for seniors.

Program Description:

  • Evidence-based program
  • CDC approved curriculum
  • Small group supportive environment
  • 25 FUN sessions delivered over ONE YEAR – 16 weekly, 3 every-other week, and 6 monthly sessions
  • Facilitated by a certified lifestyle coach.

Goals:

  • Lose 5 -7 percent of body weight
  • Gradually increase physical activity 150 weekly minutes
  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control

Eligibility:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Overweight with BMI of 25 or greater
  • Diagnosed with prediabetes via one of the three blood test or previous diagnosis of gestational diabetes

Location:

  • Virtual
  • In person

For York County clients, contact Kyle Almoney at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 ext. 248 for more info

For Lancaster County clients, contact Jessica Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 717-464-4000 x1220

CLICK HERE for more information!

Eat well, be well, live well. Learn healthy eating tips and the benefits of good nutrition from a certified nutrition coach.

Your 1 on 1 meetings include:

• Discovering Foods and Eating Habits that Work for you
• Individualize Meal Plans/Suggestions
• Personalized Care and Support
• Uncovering Triggers and Developing Sustainable Strategies
• Empowering you to take control

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Whether you are dealing with stress, rehabbing an injury or looking for recovery after a workout, we have you covered. Treatments are a hybrid of different hands-on modalities of massage as needed. The focus is on returning balance to the spirit, mind and body.

Sessions offered:

  • 30 minutes
  • 60 minutes
  • 90 minutes

WHERE: City Center YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

Reach your health and wellness goals the SMART way!

What YOU get:

  • ONE Dedicated Personal Coach
  • ONE 1 Hour Orientation
  • THREE 1 Hour Personal Training Sessions
  • Next Steps For Success

WHERE: 

  • York Branch YMCA
  • The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA
  • Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA
  • City Center YMCA
  • Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

ONLY $75 for all 3 Sessions

*Available to NEW Members within the first 2 weeks of joining,

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

CLICK HERE for more info on our different swim sessions!

This class is designed for beginner through advanced swimmers.  Pool is set aside for this class only! Focus on proper stroke technique and endurance.

CLICK HERE for more information.

*If the YMCA holds class but your child is absent due to illness, you will need to provide a doctor’s note to Tammy Shore (Aquatic Director) to schedule a make-up during your currently enrolled session.

Join us for a variety of different basketball programs – sign ups are by team, and only the CAPTAIN of your team should sign up.

WHO: 

  • Various age groups

WHERE

  • Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

If you are a “Free Agent” please email [email protected] and he will either create a team or try to add you to one of the other teams.

Events

Join us as we travel back in time to the 40’s & 50’s. Dig out your zoot suits, fedoras, A-line skirts & button up blouses for this party – dances this evening will include the Jitterbug, Hand Jive, Limbo, and East Coast Swing!

Child care available for ages 2-12 years old.

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

Food trucks will be on-site for you to purchase dinner and dessert during the event.

Registration closes 9/9 – CLICK HERE to get started!

SEPTEMBER

Programs

Enhance®Fitness, a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program, includes safe, low impact exercises led by certified instructors. 

This program is endorsed by the CDC and other national organizations committed to improving the health of older adults.

Program Description:

A physical activity program that includes a stable chair and resistance equipment

  • 3 1-hour classes per week, in a 16 week session
  • Led by a certified instructor
  • Includes quarterly fitness assessments

Where: York Branch YMCA
When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:15-2:15 pm

Free to:

  • York County residents & City of York residents
  • Y Members
  • Adults with SilverSneakers®, Silver&Fit® and Renew Active®

Register today by contacting Erika Helwig at [email protected], or call 717-843-7884!

Come on down to our City Center YMCA and Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA for basketball clinics for kiddos of all ages!

Learn the basics, work on your footwork, and nail your shots with these great classes.

Classes are in sessions, but registrations are still open – CLICK HERE to get started!

The Alzheimer’s Association® provides care and support to those affected by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia through free, high-quality education programs sponsored by the YMCA of the Roses. These individual education sessions cover a variety of topics on Alzheimer and Dementia.

These 30 to 60 minute virtual & in-person classes are led by a certified YMCA facilitator. Each session includes Q&A opportunities for discussion and will provide participants with the most up to date information regarding each topic. 

Please register to participate – CLICK HERE to get started!

For York County clients, contact Kyle Almoney at [email protected] or call 717-843-7884 x248

For Lancaster County clients, contact Jessica Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 717-464-4000 x1220

This course awards the YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification. After successful completion of this course, instructors will be able to identify components of the YMCA Swim Lessons continuum, demonstrate the behaviors of an effective YMCA Swim Lessons Instructor, maintain an inclusive environment of learning while keeping order in a positive and safe environment, employ swim teaching techniques that break down the critical features of a swimmer’s skill progression at any age and stage and demonstrate the swim instructor’s role in the safety process and during an emergency.

WHERE: City Center YMCA

WHEN: 9/24/22 – 9/25/22 (Saturday & Sunday from 9 AM – 6 PM)

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

PREREQUISITES: Candidates must be CPR/AED PRO (within 1 year), First Aid, and Oxygen Certified prior to the start of class.  Candidates must be able to tread water for three minutes and demonstrate Stage 5 proficiency in at least four of the following six strokes by swimming 25 yards of each: Front Crawl, Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Butterfly, Elementary Backstroke, and Backstroke.

Attending all sessions is mandatory.

Swim Lessons and Safety Awareness.

Learn to Swim Age 18 and up

Registration opens 8/22 – CLICK HERE to get started!

The YMCA of York and York County offers youth soccer all year round. Indoor, Outdoor, and soccer clinics may vary from branch to branch. In an instructional & recreational setting, each youth will gain skill enhancement through practices and games.

WHERE: The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

Reach your health and wellness goals the SMART way!

What YOU get:

  • ONE Dedicated Personal Coach
  • ONE 1 Hour Orientation
  • THREE 1 Hour Personal Training Sessions
  • Next Steps For Success

WHERE: 

  • York Branch YMCA
  • The W. Dale Brougher Foundation YMCA
  • Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA
  • City Center YMCA
  • Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

ONLY $75 for all 3 Sessions

*Available to NEW Members within the first 2 weeks of joining,

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Whether you are dealing with stress, rehabbing an injury or looking for recovery after a workout, we have you covered. Treatments are a hybrid of different hands-on modalities of massage as needed. The focus is on returning balance to the spirit, mind and body.

Sessions offered:

  • 30 minutes
  • 60 minutes
  • 90 minutes

WHERE: City Center YMCA

CLICK HERE to register!

Eat well, be well, live well. Learn healthy eating tips and the benefits of good nutrition from a certified nutrition coach.

Your 1 on 1 meetings include:

• Discovering Foods and Eating Habits that Work for you
• Individualize Meal Plans/Suggestions
• Personalized Care and Support
• Uncovering Triggers and Developing Sustainable Strategies
• Empowering you to take control

WHERE: Bob Hoffman Dover YMCA

Registrations start NOW – CLICK HERE to get started!

Join us for a variety of different basketball programs such as: indoor, outdoor, 18+, 35+ 50+. Sign ups are by team, only the CAPTAIN of your team should sign up.

WHERE: Lampeter-Strasburg YMCA

If you are a “Free Agent” please email [email protected] and he will either create a team or try to add you to one of the other teams.

Registration closes 8/31 – CLICK HERE to get started!

Join us for non-stop, fast-paced games using soft rubber coated foam balls. Adults can play with or against your teen or come without a teen, and teens can play with or against your parent(s) or come without an adult. 

WHERE: All YMCA locations

Teams formed each Sunday for recreational play. 

Must be at least 11 years old to play.

CLICK HERE to register!

Through the Y’s Esports Program, youth and teens, ages 10-14, are welcome to be who they are, excel at what they love, and develop the social, strategic and problem-solving skills necessary to grow into thriving adults all in a safe, moderated and inclusive environment. 

WHERE: York Branch YMCA

Multi-platform gaming including playstation’s, switch’s, and PC’s.  Games include NBA2K, Super Smash Bros, and more. 

Registration closes 9/19 – CLICK HERE to register!