Wellness

YMCA Buffalo Niagara serves as a leading voice on health and well-being initiatives here in Western New York. Having fostered programs like the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, and so many others, the Y is able to identify the needs and concerns of people throughout our community. The Y is able to then address these key areas of concern through programs that help individuals lead healthier, more active lives. Forging unique collaborations with health insurance providers such as Independent Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Univera has also helped us to expand the number of Western New Yorkers we are able to positively impact.

To learn more about our wellness classes at your local YMCA, please check the schedules of your nearest branch location.

For a Better Us

We are making a difference, thanks to the strong support of our community.

Wellness Programs Offered at the YMCA

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The Y has a long history of providing quality sports programs to area youth. Children, regardless of ability, learn the fundamental rules and skills needed to succeed in their sport of choice. Good sportsmanship is practiced and participants have fun while learning new skills and making new friends. The early weeks of the program are spent teaching drills and sharpening skills, while scrimmaging takes place in later weeks.

Dates: January 6, 2020 - February 24, 2020
Day & Time: Mon, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $60.00   Program Member Rate: $84.00

Women, let us help you build confidence while building muscle! Strength training is a must for women and our small group "Women on Weights" training program is a great way to learn and apply safe and effective weight training techniques. A minimum of four participants are required to run the class.

Dates: January 6, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Days & Time: Mon, Thu, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $60.00   Program Member Rate: $75.00

Do you have a child who keeps hopping? Let us channel that energy into a positive, healthy lifestyle with our Kids in Motion Class! Activities include exercise, music, dance and games all part of the program designed to develop your child in spirit, mind and body. Parents are encouraged to take part in the program with their children. There is no cost for parents when they attend with their children.

Dates: January 5, 2020 - February 29, 2020
Day & Time: Sat, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $45.00   Program Member Rate: $60.00