THE REGIONAL

YMCA OF WESTERN CT

Weight Loss Programs

Weight Loss Programs

No matter what your goals are, we have a program that can fit your needs. From large group competitions to small one on one session, we can meet your weight loss needs.

Stay motivated all year with our Wellness Challenges and Programs. Each one offers something different but still challenging. Go ahead and plan your year! We’ve got you covered.

Weight Loss Programs Contact:

Lisa O’Connor
Wellness Director
203.775.4444 x 135
locconor@regionalymca.org

Commit to be FIT!

Year Round

Personalized attention, goal setting, coaching and an individualized workout designed for the new or experienced exerciser. This 10-week program starts whenever you are ready. During the 10-week program, you will meet with your Fit Coach, who will assess your needs and goals design a workout to fit those needs and goals and provide support and coaching along the way. Open to Full members.

Lose to Win

January - April

Healthy starts here in January. This 12-week program is designed to help you lose or maintain your weight through physical activity and nutrition education. Participants are placed on or form a team of 6. Teams compete against each other, offer motivation and encouragement and provide a supportive community. Learn new healthy behaviors and how to make them last or fine-tune the healthy behaviors you already have. Lose to Win provides a challenge and fun for all levels. Registration opens December.

Challenge the Madness

Join the Madness and take our Group Exercise Class challenge. Participants are given a goal to take 30 classes in 31 days! Are you up to the Challenge?

Spring Into Summer

This team-oriented competition begins in April. Whether you participate as an individual or team of 2, Spring into Summer will keep you motivated. Compete against others as you earn points by completing weekly challenges and activities, working out at the Y and attending bi weekly Healthy Living workshops. Program runs for 8 weeks and is a low-key competition.

IronMan Challenge

May

The Ironman Challenge covers the distance of an ironman triathlon over 31 days.Cover the distance of an iron man triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run) over 31 days. Use the tracking system to record progress and update your weekly progress. You could win a YMCA prize upon completion.

36/12 Fitness Challenge

Maintain your fitness levels and goals all Summer with 36/12. Workouts 36 times in 12 weeks and get entered in drawing for a raffle prize.

10-Pound Challenge

July- August

Don’t let the lazy days of summer interrupt your healthy lifestyle. Join the 10-pound challenge and have some fun and get motivated to stay on track. Weekly weigh?ins, weight tracking, weekly tips and motivation will provide just the right amount of structure to your summer fitness goals. Participants will set goals, and those who reach their goals will get entered into a drawing for raffle prizes.

September Survivor Challenge

Are you ready for a challenge? Will you be the last one standing? Take the survivor challenge to find out. Earn points by working out at the Y. Each week the minimum point requirement increases…will you be knocked out or will you advance to the next level? Last member standing will win a prize.

Maintain Don't Gain

November – January

Give yourself the gift of health during the holiday season. Join our 10-week maintenance program and let us support you through the holidays. Trying to lose weight during the “most wonderful time of the year” can be a challenge. Our program is designed to help you maintain your weight throughout the holiday season with support and motivation from our experienced staff and a supportive group of participants. Weigh in at the beginning of the program and each week after that to keep you on track. Private online support and discussion groups will also be available to participants. Participants who maintain their weight may be eligible for discounts on the Lose to Win program beginning in January. Registration opens during Fall registration.

Turkey Tri

November

The Ironman Challenge: Turkey Tri covers the distance of an ironman triathlon over 31 days.Cover the distance of an iron man triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run) over 31 days. Use the tracking system to record progress and update your weekly progress to keep you motivated as you kick off the holidays!

elder adults workout class

Weight Loss Programs Contact:

Lisa O’Connor
Wellness Director
203.775.4444 x 135
locconor@regionalymca.org