Summer Olympics Winner
Summer Olympics Winners
Summer Olympics Winners
Need a little more help with the next steps? Coach Approach is a free One-on-One Wellness Coaching program for YMCA members who would like to take their fitness to the next level. In this program we will help you establish goal specific workout plans, exercise and nutrition guidance. Wellness Coaches are also able to preform any of the following health tests and measurements (blood pressure, body fat, BMR, BMI and circumference measurements). Each YMCA membership includes 4, 30-minute Coach Approach Sessions.
To schedule a 30-minute Coach Approach appointment please use the Wellness Scheduler
Wellness Center Orientations are available at no cost to our members. Our Wellness Coaches will teach you how to operate the Wellness equipment and provide recommendations on a safe, easy to understand workout plan.
To schedule a 60-minute Orientation appointment please use the Wellness Scheduler
Specifically designed for our youth members ages 12-15, Youth-Fit reviews safety procedures for the Wellness Center equipment, how to build a workout plan, and understand how to exercise improves our health. After completing a Youth-Fit session, participants will receive a Youth-Fit bracelet to wear while in the Wellness Center showing they are able to use the Wellness Center equipment.
Who: Youth ages 12-15 years old
Where: Williams YMCA of Avery County
Cost: No cost for YMCA Members
To schedule a 30-minute Youth-Fit appointment please use the Wellness Scheduler
Anyone can benefit from hiring a personal trainer regardless of their fitness level or age. At the YMCA, our certified personal trainers come from as many different backgrounds and walks of life as our members do, and we take great care in matching members with the right personal trainer to create a unique fitness regime tailored to them. Personal training will be offered with additional social distancing protocols throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.
What working with a Personal Trainer can do for you:
- Show you where and how to start,
- Provide training specific to your goals,
- Help you lose weight, recover from an injury, or train for an upcoming event,
- And much more!
Personal Training Rates
- Gold Pass $400
- Timesaver Package $250
- Lifestyle Pass $775
- 10 One Hour Sessions
- 10 Half Hour Sessions
- 20 One Hour Sessions
- Individual One Hour Session Rates
- YMCA Members
- Individual Half Hour Session Rates
- YMCA Members
Meet Our Certified Personal Trainers
Group Wellness Programs
Remembering 9/11 Tower Climb Challlenge
In honor of the 343 first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice, help us remember them by participating in the 110-floor challenge (2,071 steps) on the stair stepper. You may complete the challenge as an individual or recruit up to 4 others to participate as a team. This event is open to anyone. Can’t use the stair stepper? Not a problem – walk or bike 0.8 miles instead! T-shirts will be available for purchase.
WHAT: Stair Stepper Challenge
WHO: Anyone 10 years or older
WHEN: September 12th – 127th, 2022
TIME: During Wellness Center hours of operation
WHERE: Williams YMCA of Avery County, Wellness Center
For more information, contact Erin Spear.
Self-Myofascial Rolling (foam rolling) Workshop
A Self Myofascial Rolling (foam rolling) Workshop with YMCA Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor Ann Marie. This interactive and hands-on workshop helps individuals learn how to reduce pain and restore motion through foam rolling and other pressure applications. Registration will be open to anyone 18 years or older. Participants are encouraged to bring their own foam rollers if they have one.
Participants must be able to get up and down from a floor mat without assistance and feel comfortable working on the floor.
WHAT: 1-Day; Interactive Workshop
WHO: Anyone 18 years or older
COST: $20 per person
WHEN: Saturday, September 30th, 2022
TIME: 11:30 – 1:00 pm
WHERE: Williams YMCA of Avery County, Group Exercise Room
For more information, pricing, and how to register, contact Erin Spear.
Women on Weights (W.O.W.)
An introduction to weight lifting for women! W.O.W. is a small group training program to help women feel comfortable lifting weights. Strength training is important for a woman’s bone and muscle development yet many women don’t know where to start. Learn proper exercise form and the fundamentals of weight lifting while getting a great workout!
WHAT: Eight, 60-minute sessions
WHO: Women 18 years or older
COST: Members: $60 Non-members: $80 with 4-week access to all YMCA facilities.*
WHEN: Every Tuesday and Thursday from September 6th – 29th, 2022
TIME: Tuesday & Thursday – 4:15-5:15 pm
WHERE: Williams YMCA of Avery County Wellness Center
For more information, see the flyer below or contact Erin Spear.