Sussex County YMCA

Healthy Lifestyles

AMERICAN RED CROSS GUARD START (Ages  11-14)
Learn what to do in a life threatening situations in and around water, rescue techniques, safety policies and responsibilities of becoming a future certified lifeguard.

Saturdays  12:00 - 1:00pm
Facility Member: Family $100/Youth & Teen  $105   Program Member $150


AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTER'S TRAINING (Ages 11 -15)
Learn decision making skills, first aid and basic care.  Babysitter's handbook included.
Sunday, May 28   9:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $95   Community member: $115

2017 REGISTRATION FORM


AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD WITH WATERFRONT TRAINING (Ages 15+)
Upon successful completion, all candidates will be certified with Pool & Waterfront Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Must pass mandatory skills on the first day of class. Mandatory skills are listed on registration form linked below.
April 17 - 21   Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
May 30, 31, June 5-7 & June 12-14   Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 4:30 - 9:00pm
June 19 - 23   Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
August 7 - 11   Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $300   Community Member $350
REGISTRATION FORM


AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD RE-CERTIFICATION (Ages 15+)
May 6 & 7   Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
June 10 & 11   Saturday & Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Member: $150   Community Member $175

REGISTRATION FORM


AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID
Learn skills to give care in an emergency situation and minimize injury.
May 20 Saturday  1:00 - 4:00pm
Member: $55   Non-Member $75

2017 REGISTRATION FORM


AMERICAN RED CROSS LAY RESPONDER CPR & AED (Ages 15+)
Gain the skills to perform CPR and provide care for adults, children and infants who have breathing emergencies.
April 29   Saturday  11:00am - 3:00pm
Member: $100   Non-Member $125

2017 REGISTRATION FORM

RE-CERTIFICATION:
May 12  Saturday   6:30 - 8:30pm

2017 REGISTRATION FORM


Water Safety Instructor (W.S.I.) (Ages 16+)

Learn to teach swim lessons with a strong emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety.  This course is recommended by swim lesson providers.
Please contact the Aquatics Department if interested.

Facility Member: $300   Non-member: $350


EVERYONE CAN PLAY (Ages 16+)
A fun fitness class for developmentally disabled members designed to increase physical activity levels in a supportive social environment. Must be accompanied by an aide if one is needed.
Thursday (Grades 3-6)  4:00 - 5:00pm
Facility Member: FREE  Program Member: $98
Saturday (Ages 15+)  12:00am-1:00pm
Facility Member: $65    Program Member:  $98  Non-member: $98


WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE (Ages 18 +)

This 8 Week supportive program will consist of:

    One Specially Designed Fitness Class Per Week
    Nutrition Classes - 1 Group & 1 one-on-one for each participant
    Weekly Weigh Ins
    Coaching Support
    Fitness Prescription
    Program will help you create healthy lifestyle behaviors so you can reach and sustain your target weight goal.
Tuesday 10:00-11:30am

Facility Member: $150 Program member: $160  Non-Member: $225


Y DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM (Ages 16+)
A trained lifestyle coach will help high risk individuals adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle to reduce the chances of developing Type 2 diabetes. Insurance may cover your expense.  A minimum of 5 participants are required to run the program.  Participants will receive a FREE Y membership for the time they are enrolled in the program.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. 
Program Cost: $429
For more information contact Alma Dhuyvetter, Wellness Director at adhuyvetter@metroymcas.org.


SWIM INC.
A non-profit volunteer organization that offers a free program for adults with muscular impairment from stroke, polio, MS, MD, arthritis or other causes. If you find it difficult or impossible to exercise on land, try this self-directed water exercise program.

Anyone interested in participating in or volunteering to help, please contact Don Cutshall at 973 729- 9457 or Susan Cooper at 973 570-0511. For more information, please visit www.swim-inc.org.
Swim Inc is held on Mondays 1:00-2:00pm, September - June.
Free - membership is not necessary, must register.


WELLNESS COACHING
A program developed for beginner exercisers and those whose have not exercised for a while or want to develop good exercise behaviors. Wellness Coaching is a specially designed twelve-week program. You will learn how to set goals and exercise appropriately in a structured, non-intimidating environment.

Attend a workshop to learn more about the program and to decide if it is the right program for you:

Tuesdays 6:30pm
Wednesdays 10:00am
Saturday 12:00pm

Please register for a workshop at the Welcome Center.
Non-Members are also welcome to attend our workshop.

Wellness Coaching Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday:  7:00am - 12:00pm & 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday:  8:00am - 12:00pm

PERSONALIZED FITNESS TRAINING
We offer a wide variety of personal training packages for individuals or duets. Training is perfect for anyone at any age that is looking to increase their fitness level, learn proper exercise techniques, gain confidence, lose weight, post physical therapy, sports specific or gain a better balance of health and wellness. Our certified trainers can train in various areas including strength, cardiovascular, yoga, cycle, kickboxing, triathletes, preparation for obstacle races and TRX®.
For more information contact Alma Dhuyvetter at ext. 208 OR adhuyvetter@metroymcas.org


SMALL GROUP PT
A cost effective way to gain benefits of personal training while exercising with members who share similar goals. For more information contact Alma Dhuyvetter
at ext. 208 or adhuyvetter@metroymcas.org


FREE NUTRITION WORKSHOPS
Held by Sussex County YMCA, in partnership with Newton Medical Center's Community Health Department.  Workshops are taught by registered dietitians.

For current list of topics FREE NUTRITION LECTURES