DOWNTOWN Y FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

Functional fitness training develops and improves performance and daily function.  This style of training works to: improve balance and coordination, build strength, develop power, improve cardiovascular fitness, develop mobility and stability and increase core strength.  Equipment available includes Olympic weight lifting bars, plates and platforms, kettle bells, battle ropes, sled and more!

Equipment is available for all Classic, Premium and Downtown Y Basic Members to use.  Classic and Premium members may also sign up for Small Group Training classes which take place in the Functional Fitness Area.

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Launching in November the YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island will be the first Y in BC to offer the ACTIVATE program.  ACTIVATE is a Heart & Stroke program initiative that has been successfully piloted with YMCA’s in eastern Canada and is now expanding to the west coast.

ACTIVATE is an evidence based, “preventative” exercise and wellness-based program for individuals over the age of 40 who are pre-disposed to having high blood pressure and are currently not medicated.   The program is continuous with ongoing intake assessments beginning November 12, 2019.

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