Programs & Services
Our Wellness Center is fully equipped with a wide variety of cardio and strength training equipment. Need help getting started? Orientations are free to members ages 16 and over.
During orientation, you will be shown how to operate the cardiovascular and strength training equipment. We will develop a personalized workout plan to help you reach your goals.
All youth 14 and 15 years of age are required to complete a teen certification course prior to being allowed to have full fitness center privileges.
Register at the front desk or by calling 336.882.9622.
Fit Camp: HIIT Fit
Program Dates: March 6 – March 22
Days/ Times: Tues/ Thurs starting at 5:30am
Cost: Members $40/Non-Members $60
Join us for the third FIT CAMP in our seven part series! HIIT Fit will be fat-blasting, high intensity interval workouts to take your fitness to the next level! HIIT has been proven to be one of the most effective workouts in the industry today. Join us this month in our calorie burning journey! This series will run January through July with every month being a specialized theme of workouts. Similar to last year’s series, if you sign up for a total of four out of seven fit camps, you will earn a shirt. Please share ideas and things that you would like to work on so we can cater our FIT CAMPS to you!
SPECIALIZED KUNDALINI YOGA CLINIC
Join us for a three week journey through kundalini. Kundalini yoga is defined as an uplifting blend of physical practices, incorporating movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation, and the chanting of mantras. The goal is to build physical vitality and increase consciousness. Jennie Latimer, 200 RYT, will be leading this workshop and is very invested in the kundalini yoga practice. She brings fun and powerful practice to our facility and will be helping to keep you on track and engaged with your practice. The clinic is also set up on the Monday/Friday pattern so you can also go to the Wednesday morning yoga class we offer if you choose to fully focus on your yoga practice during this three week journey.
Dates: March 5 – March 23
Days: Mon/ Fri Starting at 5:30am
Cost: Members $40/Non-Members $60
The Teen Certification is a two hour class that will allow teens, ages 14-15, to use the Wellness Center without having a parent or guardian present. Teens will learn basic anatomy and physiology, key components to health and well-being, how to use strength and cardio equipment, proper strength training form, and Wellness Center Rules and Policies. Classes will be offered at various times throughout the month. The class is divided into three major portions: a practical, a lecture, and a written test.
Please contact Marlee Rindal, Wellness Director, at 336.882.9622 for more information.
5K Fit Training Program
9 Week Adult 5K Training Program
When: October 10, 2017 – December 7, 2017
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration: Registration is currently closed.
Registration includes race entry into the Ragsdale YMCA Annual Reindeer Romp December 9th and a team shirt!
Ever wanted to run a 5K but don’t know where to start? Thinking about adding running to your workout but not sure how? Let us change your mind!
We will be hosting 5K Fit, a 5k training program to teach you how to warm up, gradually take you into running, and how to recover properly. We will be using a version of training that incorporates walk and run intervals starting out with short intervals and slowly increasing them so you can run an entire 3 miles without stopping if you choose! If that is not what works for your body, we will help you find a sustainable interval that does so you can be successful! Join us and be successful and accountable together!
Outdoor/Indoor Bootcamp AM or PM
If you are looking to rev up your workouts and push yourself a little bit further, join us for our annual Outdoor Fall Bootcamp! Our awesome instructors will be pushing you to your limits and taking you to your next level of fitness. No matter what your fitness level is, our bootcamp is for you! If you decide the session you pick is not enough for you, you are more than welcome to join any of the other sessions you please! Just be sure to register in the session you will be trying to attend the most so we have an accurate count of participants.
Registration: Program is no longer registering.
When: August 28th – October 6th Tues/Thurs/Fri at 5:30am-6:30am
or August 28th – October 6th Mon/Tues/Thurs at 6:00pm-7:00pm
For more information contact, Marlee Rindal, Ragsdale Wellness Director, at 336.882.9622.
Head into 2018 with a plan in place to lose weight, change habits and become a healthier YOU! Meet once a week as a group for 8 weeks with a wellness coach who will provide guidance on healthy eating, exercise and lifestyle behaviors. Each session includes a private weigh-in to keep you accountable, nutrition and activity challenges, and education about various healthy living concepts to help you with your journey.
Early Bird Registration: January 1st-5th Cost: $89
Regular Registration: January 6th-20th Cost: $99
How to Register: Fill out both sides of the registration form and stop by the Front Desk of the YMCA of your choice.
Ragsdale Meeting Info: Saturday, 10am
1st session: January 20, HP Reg Room
The goals of the Lighten Up! program are to:
- Equip you with the tools to make healthy choices regarding your nutrition, exercise and lifestyle habits
- Provide you with accountability to your coach for your weight and nutrition
- Introduce you to numerous types of exercise to help you find a match for your personality and preferences
Incentives and Prizes
You will earn points for attending the weekly sessions, weighing in, coming to the Y in between sessions for exercise, and attending special events as described by your coach. The winners will be determined by a combination
of percent of body weight lost plus the points received.
The Grand Prize winner for the YMCA of Greensboro association will be awarded a one-year complimentary adult membership to the YMCA of Greensboro. Runners up will receive membership prizes and other goodies donated by local vendors. Everyone who comes consistently will earn some Y swag to use throughout the program.
What is Pickleball? Pickleball is a combination of ping pong, badminton & tennis played on a badminton-sized court using paddles and a wiffleball.
- Tuesdays/Thursdays 8:00am-10:00am
- Fridays 12:00pm-2:00pm
- Sun 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: FREE! (non-members must purchase a guest pass)
Limited rackets & balls available for checkout in the Wellness Center. You are encouraged to bring your own.
Aqua Blast 2
Aqua Blast 2 is a water fitness class that has all the intensity, resistance, and aerobic activity you would want in a high impact workout! This class combines shallow and deep water, along with land exercises to provide the complete body workout! Exercise intensity is moderate to high.
- Once a Month of Friday Mornings