Start the New Year with health, connection & support at the Y

Content from the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA

In 2023, we know you’ll see many ‘New Year, New You’ messages and we want you to know that at the Y we understand not everyone is the same and not everyone needs a ‘New You.’ Some of us just need new options, more support and genuine encouragement to start or stay on a path to health and wellness. The fact is, everyone’s health goals are different and the Y has many options for you to find what works for you, your busy schedule and, perhaps most important, what motivates you to focus on what is best for you.

The Y is here to help with hundreds of group exercise classes, Yoga, strength training, cycle and Zumba. There are also aqua fitness classes with new innovative equipment in our pools to ease impact on joints and muscles. PLUS, the virtual platform YMCA360 offers options brought to you from Ys across the country, providing virtual classes for you in the comfort of your own home. Our membership team, health and wellness instructors and personal trainers can help you find what works for you from exercise and mindfulness classes to nutrition support.


Our YMCA has a state-of-the-art fitness floor with top-of-the-line cardio equipment, strength and conditioning areas as well as a functional training space to meet your fitness needs.

Check out some exciting things we have planned for 2023.

Family activities

Daily options for open and family swim in our pools. On the weekends, we have our water slide and Wibit (water obstacle course) open for kids to enjoy some fun water activities.

Daily options for open gymnastics times. Opportunities for children to run around, jump, roll and flip on the mats to get their energy out in a safe way.

Our gymnasium is for open basketball or to get the young ones’ energy out in our bounce house.

Weekly options for children of all ages including Zumbini, Kids Kickboxing and parent/child classes in each of our program areas.

Need a night out or time to run an errand? Each week, our Y offers Parent Friday Night Out and Weekends at the Y (on Saturday) where you can drop off your school-age children and our staff will keep them safe while engaging in fun activities, including gymnastics, swimming and games.

We hold special events throughout the year for our members, like our Winter Family Party, Fall Festival and ‘Head to the Hill 5k Road Race.

Adult activities

Open Pickleball play for members in advanced, beginner & all-play levels

Aqua fitness classes (with Liquid Gym equipment like underwater trampolines, glide boards, weights and more)

Small group fitness classes (Strictly Strength, Cardio Fusion, Cycling, Yoga and more)

Additional group exercise classes are added monthly as we keep a fresh, rotating schedule of member favorites

New adult dance classes in our dance-ready fitness studios

Squash courts are open and available to members with “Adult Hit Nights” for beginners to learn in a safe and supportive environment

Visit for details.

Healthy mind & body for you, stronger community for everyone

Join the Y between now and Jan. 15 and you’ll be entered to win one year of free membership. To help you get started we’ll waive your joiner fee (savings of $30-$50) OR support our mission and your local community by choosing to donate your joiner fee to our annual campaign which supports our mission and helps us continue to make a positive impact in our community. A great way to give back.

The Y offers meaningful membership where you can share in a mission to strengthen the community, every single day. The Y provides swim lifesaving lessons, affordable housing, childcare, camp and reduced senior memberships. Not a member? Take a tour and see all the wonderful things available at your Y. Reach out to Jane Rizza at

Brian Flynn, LVO YMCA Exec. Dir.
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