We love our Y! We love our members!
The mission of the Y is bigger than a building!

Our goal is to connect people to healthier lives – wherever they are.
We’re excited to provide resources for you and your family
to maintain a healthy lifestyle anytime, anywhere.
Virtual Y is a set of virtual tools, open-air resources, and information you can put to use while we all comply with public health mandates.
Check back often,  new content is continually being added! #YMCAstrong

FREE WORKOUTS

◊15 minute Core with Sarah
10 minute post walk/run stretch
◊Interval Training with Sarah
Core with Sarah!
25 Minute Circuit Training with Sarah

SilverSneaker Yoga with Robin
SilverSneaker Strength Workout with Robin
SilverSneaker Cardio and Strength Workout with Robin
SilverSneaker Style workout with Jamie

◊Silver and Fit: Fit at Home program, is available daily (M – F) through Facebook Live exercise series! or you can Click here for the Fit at Home YouTube Channel
◊We all could use some calm with Ashtanga Yoga with Kristin
◊Les Mills classes are some of our most popular offerings with programs including strength, cardio, HIIT, dance, flexibility and more. During this time of closure we are happy to partner with Les Mills to provide this at-home option to our members.  This platform is free to use and will not collect any data from users.
Les Mills at home workouts start here.
◊A  7 Minute animal-themed HIIT workout for kids  workout was created to help kids with self-regulation by using it as a quick but intense movement break. Hit it here for the printable version
◊Dr. Anthony Fauci’s inspirational running article: read here
Missing the Pool?
◊Try these 10-dry-land-exercises-swimmers-can-home
◊At home dry land training will keep you in shape!
The Top 6 Core Exercises for Swimmers
Kids’ Zone:
◊Free Online Descendants Hip Hop Class and Toddler Frozen Dance Class with

STAY HEALTHY AND SAFE!

◊Recognizing a Lifeguard: Click here to hear Emily’s Aquatic message that could save your life!
◊Healthy practices from places like the CDC and World Health organization remind us to follow the basics.
CDC Resource: How to talk to kids about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
CDC Resource: How to protect yourself from COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

LEAN ON YOUR FAITH

We encourage all our members to heed the advice of the CDC and state authorities while also leaning on your faith.
Philippians 4:6-7 tells us, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
◊Click here to get a Daily Bible Verse, devotionals and more in your inbox
◊Guidepost has 5  great ideas to keeping spiritually fit click here to read more

VIRTUAL ADVENTURES!

While kids and families are home, it is important to keep everyone active, promote continues learning and have fun!
◊Daily at 3:00 pm the Cincinnati zoo will host live sessions with favorite animals while it stays closed.  Go to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Home Facebook Page.
Let’s take a field trip with Adventures in Familyhood!
◊Being  at home with the kids calls for  some “moovies”.  Virtual farm tours for students d can be viewed on YouTube now! “Moove” that mouse here!
Pittsburgh Hays Bald Eagle Live Streaming Camera – eaglet hatched! Click here to these amazing eagles! Viewer caution: This webcam shows live views of Bald Eagles in nature. Some content may not be suitable for all audiences.

 

KEEP YOUR MIND ACTIVE!

Books, podcasts and music are all great ways to your mind healthy and active.
◊Thank you to the Franklin County Library System & Fulton County Libraries, click here to borrow ebooks and audio books
◊TIME For Kids Digital Library FREE for the rest of the school year! Parents, Click here  to get your kids started.
◊The number of educational shows on Netflix is growing everyday! Check out this website for at least 150 Educational Shows!
◊Reading to Your Kids is Fun, guest readers are available! tap here to hear Should I Share My Ice Cream?
◊Your Kids Can Now Watch Astronauts Reading Stories From Space
◊’Frozen’ star Olaf reads stories on Twitter for kids
◊The Reading Corner with Gretchen
Animals by Patricia Hegarty and illustrated by Carlo Baranek
ARTS & CRAFTS
◊Keep the little fingers busy and learning at the same time click here to give this fingerprint alphabet art a try!
◊Make this beautiful sidewalk chalk design with tape & sidewalk chalk, here’s the link, I used masking tap, painters tape didn’t work for us
◊The best kind of crafts for boy to make are the kind that they can play with after they are done making it! Make it here

LET’S EAT!

◊The Waynesboro Area School District will be offering free grab and go breakfast and lunch meals for children 18 years of age and younger starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:30 am through 1:00 pm. Please click here to read the details.
◊ Find convenient meal solutions using canned and frozen foods that you may have in your freezer or cupboard right now. Click here and get started!
◊ East well first things in the the morning with this Vanilla Overnight Oats with Berries & Lemon
 
Here is the link to our YouTube Channel, when you subscribe to our channel you can get notifications when we have updates!
 Announcing YMCA 360 
Your Y’s doors may be closed temporarily,
but we are still here for our community!
That’s why we’re so excited to launch
online exercise
and youth programs to support the
health and well-being of
everyone staying home!
Barre, Boot Camp, Yoga and more!
All free!
Visit: YMCA360.org #YMCA360
Stay Health-Y 600
is a 30-day fitness challenge
available at no-cost to you.
Compete with other
Y members from across the nation
to complete 600 activity minutes.
Use code
STAYHEALTHY
 to get started today!
Sign Up For FREE HERE