Fall Program Guide

A printable PDF of our upcoming programs!  

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Thursday Coffee Hour

Meet new friends, keep the old ones close. Sip and snack before, after, or in between classes

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Veteran Swim

A quiet time open to our vets

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Open-Lab Minecraft

Enjoy the computer lab and work on your Minecraft world during open computer lab sessions, A staff member will be available to assist you.

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MELT FLOW-Advanced

The MELT Method is a simple self-care technique that uses soft balls and a very soft body roller to balance the nervous system and hydrate the body’s connective tissue (or fascia), reducing the negative effects of aging or an active life. Move fluid through the tissues and restores hydration throughout...

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Tai Chi Long Form

Yang Style Tai Chi embodies change through presence, curiosity and discovery in movement. Well-known for its health benefits, Tai Chi is a “moving meditation” that improves fluidity and strength, promotes mindbody relaxation, increases energy and instills conscious graceful movement for the body. Find strength, dramatically improve balance and fluidity and...

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Vinyasa Flow

This 30-minute class is tailored to introduce you to Vinyasa Yoga. We will flow from asana to asana by way of breath. This class will teach you the fundamentals of yoga, and allow you to keep your burn on, and slowly cool down after the strong 30 HIIT class.

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Saturday Night Live (SNL)

This free after-hours program provides a safe, supervised place for teens to hang out, swim, dance, play games, workout and more! Be sure to bring student ID. Runs 10/12 - 4/4

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Youth & Government

Teens learn the meaning and functionality of democracy in our nation by assuming roles of elected state officials and researching, writing and debating their bills. Students will learn how to write a bill, sharpen their public speaking skills and be the voice of Eastern Washington. Six-hundred students throughout the state...

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Indoor Soccer League

Get a group of friends together and come play in this competitive, fast and friendly environment. This is a round-robin league with playoffs and awards.

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Burn and Learn

Radiant Body Yoga - 10/5 Radiant Body Yoga is an integrated form of mind-body practice which combines elements from Kundalini Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga. The practice includes postures, breathing exercises, cleansing techniques, chanting and meditation. Free and open to the public

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Lose to Win

The Lose to Win program helps participants achieve their desired weight loss permanently by establishing accountability, planning and problem solving measures while receiving group support from a coach. This 12- week program is led by a team of specialized weight loss trainers, lifestyle coaches and nutrition specialists. Your support team...

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Water Tabata

Let’s get moving with this high intensity, super fun class! Tabata is a great way to increase your overall fitness level and burn calories more efficiently! Eight rounds of 20 seconds hard work with 10 seconds of break makes for the perfect interval.

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YCCY

The Walla Walla YMCA’s Community Center for Youth (YCCY) is more than just a teen center. At YCCY we believe in providing teens in our community with a fun, free and safe place to not only make friends but gain new experiences as well. From family-style dinners, to 3-on-3 basketball,...

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Aqua Yoga

Move the flow of yoga right into the flow of water. With aquatic yoga poses, the water can act as resistance, creating additional intensity to your workout. Or it can support you keeping pressure off of your joints. The Aquatic Exercise Association emphasizes that water classes are especially beneficial for...

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Cardio Wave

Alternate between aerobic intervals and active recovery for a great cardio and calorie burning workout in the Warm Pool.

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Cycle Lite

Love cycling but not quite ready for a high-intensity class? Come and enjoy this low intensity cycle lite workout! This workout will challenge you but is sure to leave you feeling refreshed and energized.

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Action Zone

The Action Zone is a supervised “drop-in” area. Enjoy a variety of activities including computers, board games, game tables, Wii, Xbox games and more. There is a 3-hour time limit per child. Hours: M/T/Th/F: 2:45 PM - 7:30 PM Wednesdays: 1:30 PM - 7:30 PM Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 2:00...

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Basketball

Rookie Basketball League: Rookie League is a great way to spend quality time with your child and introduce them to the sport of basketball. Teach your child basketball fundamentals and techniques alongside our YMCA coaches. Program T-shirt included. Ages: 4-5 Kindergarten Basketball League: This parent child class will teach children...

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Karate

BEGINNING KARATE: (white-yellow belt) Goju Ryu Karate is designed for self-defense and is excellent for self-discipline. It retains many of the circular movements and artistic beauty of Chinese Kung Fu. Students are tested at the end of each session to be promoted or held at their appropriate rank. ADVANCED KARATE:...

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Acro-Kidnastics

Is your child interested in learning basic to intermediate gymnastic skills? Acro-Kidnastics is the right class for them! Kids will learn skills from cartwheels to back handsprings and acrobatics. Participants will improve their strength, coordination and flexibility. No previous gymnastics experience is required and each child will be taught at...

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Youth Strength Training 101

This class is designed to introduce preteens to the Wellness Center. Participants will learn how to safely and properly use the equipment that is suited for them. Upon completion of class students will be allowed to use the wellness center.

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Rookie Soccer

A great way to spend quality time with your child and introduce them to the sport of soccer, parental involvement is encouraged.

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Rock Climbing

Pebbles: This class teaches the fundamentals of rock climbing while also building confidence. Children will gain balance, body awareness and strength. Ages 4-6 Pitons: Pitons teaches all the beginning skills necessary to earn a YMCA climbing wall card and participants will be able to take our climbing proficiency test the last...

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Open Climbing

Bouldering is open to all members ages 4 and up. Kids 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Top rope climbing requires a climbing card.

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Archery

Beginner: Archers will learn the skills needed to become a successful shooter while improving self-esteem. Safety points are taught to allparticipants. Archers will have a chance to display their skills as they shoot at balloons and compete in challenges. Intermediate: Archers will learn more in-depth skills about the factors of firing....

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3D Printing

3D Printing, Drawing & Painting: This new and exciting program will teach participants to combine technology and creativity by creating 3-dimensional objects they will take home. Participants will work on developing models throughout the course at their own pace and learn the different ways 3D printing works. Week 10 Summer...

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Jr. Great Lego Adv.

Students work together as a small team of young engineers to build Lego robots. The design is based on their group’s blueprint. This class is great for children who are hands-on and like working together in teams.

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Minecraft Builder

Minecraft Builder: Students will get a chance to work as a group to build their own Minecraft world. Move into the more advanced aspects of Minecraft by exploring mega builds, dynamic planning, red-stone mechanics and a touch of mods. All students will be able to use Minecraft at the Y...

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Y Ambassador Program

WE NEED YOU! The purpose of our Ambassador Program is to provide assistance to the Y staff in making connections with our members. There are a variety of ways and places to volunteer such as: Wellness Center, Group Ex classes, pool, youth sports, and more. Criteria for being an ambassador:...

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American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid for Businesses, Churches, Groups, etc.

Fee: $50 per participant. Large group (15+) discounts available.

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American Red Cross Adult/Child CPR/AED and First Aid

   

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Get your certification now and be ready for next year. We have the best training team there is! Course includes lifeguard training, CPR/AED and First Aid for Professional Rescuers. Successful participants will be able to apply for lifeguarding jobs at any facility in our area. This is a nationally recognized...

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The MELT Method

Hand and Foot Treatment: Erase pain and tension in your hands, feet, neck, and low back brought on by everyday stress, overuse, and longevity. The MELT Method will make your whole body feel better by incorporating specific, easy and brief treatments for your overworked hands and feet! The MELT Hand...

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FitStart

All beginning exercisers are encouraged to take advantage of this private session with a member of the wellness team. During the meeting, wellness staff will help you set your wellness goals, share a menu of wellness options and design a program that meets your objectives, interests, and lifestyle. All FitStarts...

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Body Composition Testing – InBody

Weight can be misleading when used as an indicator of health. Your body is a complex structure made of different components such as water, fat, and muscle. To thoroughly learn about your body and its condition, take the InBody test. In less than 30 seconds, the InBody will reveal your...

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Lunch and Learn

Bring your lunch and join us every second Wednesday of the month as we explore various topics in health and wellness. This lecture-based program is designed for you to learn and ask questions from some of the area’s leading experts in the field of health and wellness. These lectures are...

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Personal Training

Workout with a certified personal trainer and develop a specific program for your health and wellness goals. Benefits include expanding your fitness potential, redesigning your regular workout program, discovering new and effective exercises per your fitness goals, and designing a safe program for an injury or illness. Fee per hour...

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La Leche League

La Leche League meetings are free meetings led by volunteer parents who have breastfed their own children and been trained and accredited by La Leche League International to offer information and support to other parents. Meetings start with brief introductions and are followed by discussing any questions or concerns that...

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Activities and Fellowship

Learn a craft, crochet/knit, color, do crossword puzzles, card making, share recipes or come meet new people and share ideas with a cup of coffee.

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Card Playing

Laugh, learn and play! Enjoy learning new card games or teaching a game you know to others. A great way to socialize and exercise the brain.

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Adult Pickleball

Drop in to play this fast-paced paddle sport. Enjoy a great workout while having fun with other Y members.

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Adult Volleyball

This is for anyone who has a desire to play a challenging game with other members in a relaxed social setting.

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Adult Karate

Classes in Goju Ryu karate include basic techniques taught in detail, physical conditioning, exercises tailored to karate application, kata, balance, timing, speed and power. Applications of kata as self defense and free sparring are controlled with light contact, dojo etiquette and polite behavior in martial arts practice. The history and...

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Adult Basketball

Come play competitive pick-up games with rotation on/off the court.

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Parent/Child Swim Lessons

A parent or guardian swims with their child during this instructor-guided lesson. Children learn safety in and around the water as our instructor introduces beginning swim techniques and facilitates a sense of comfort and fun through the use of songs and games.

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Preschool Swim Lessons

Preschool 1: This beginner class is for children ages 3-5 who have had little to no experience with swimming and who are still uncomfortable in the water. Teachers will work with kids to increase their comfort in the water by learning songs, playing games and exploring different arm and leg...

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School Age Swim Lessons

Level 1: Children in this level are beginners who have very little experience in the water, need to be supported by an instructor and are not comfortable getting their faces and heads underwater. Students will work with instructors to increase comfort level in the water and begin to explore different...

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Children & Adults with Disabilities Swim Lessons

Small group swimming lessons for children and adults with special needs. Swim instructors concentrate on fun, safety, and technique to help participants become the best swimmers possible.

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Adult Group Swim Lessons

This class is designed for non-swimmers and beginners. Work with a small group of peers guided by an instructor to overcome fears, develop a sense of comfort in the water and learn beginning swim technique.

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Private & Semi-private Swim Lessons

One-on-one swimming lessons for adults and children. Swim instructors concentrate on fun, teaching safety and technique and work with each individual swimmer to customize goals and enhance water experience. Fee: $35 for 60 minutes. Must buy a minimum of 2 hours.

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Lap Swim

This time is for YMCA members age 12 or older, to swim laps in the pool to stay in shape. Circle swim may be required if there are several swimmers in the pool at the same time. Please be courteous to all members and make space for incoming swimmers. Fewer...

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Open Swim

Children age 7 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who is in the water and within arm’s reach of their child(ren) at all times. Children may be accompanied by older family member age 12 years and over, but parent must be present on pool deck area at all...

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Warm Water Adult Open Swim

Time for adults who would like a quiet time to exercise and enjoy our facility.

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Water Walking

Open time to walk and do personal aquatic exercise without instruction.

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Summer of Exploration (SOE) Camp

The SOE camp emphasizes activities that encourage personal growth and character development. Each week will consist of educational classes, an art/music component at local colleges, STEM activities, outdoor day full of hiking, kayaking, etc., a volunteer and leadership component, pool time and a trip each week in order to provide...

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Spirit and Adventure Summer Camp

Spirit and Adventure Summer Day Camp is currently full. Please contact Emily Leinweber at eleinweber@wwymca.org to be placed on the waiting list. YMCA Spirit and Adventure Camps provide youth with supervised activities that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Campers will gain self-confidence, learn positive choice making skills,...

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Milton-Freewater Summer Camp

Kids have fun while building self-confidence, appreciating teamwork and gaining independence. Day camp activities allow kids to create arts and crafts, swim, participate in field trips, and play a variety of games and sports. Location: Central Middle School, 306 SW 2nd Ave, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862 Ages: Kindergarten – 12 years...

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Mama Baby Yoga

This class is designed to celebrate the joys and challenges experienced in the ever-changing post-partum body in a safe and supportive space. Join instructor Mari Gisele, local Mama of two, as you connect with the breath and other amazing mamas. We will focus on releasing tension in the neck and...

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Prenatal Yoga

Move more comfortably during pregnancy. Learn breathing techniques to combat intensity. Practice “pain plans’ for labor and contractions. Stay connected to the strong female you are in the blossoming body you have! With experience in both teaching and practicing yoga through two pregnancies and births of her own, prenatal yoga...

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STRONG 30 by Zumba™

Using your own body weight STRONG 30 by Zumba™ will test your strength and stamina in a powerful cardio and muscle-conditioning session in one, all led by music. STRONG 30 packs a challenging total body workout in 30 minutes. The efficient and focused class helps you fit fitness into any...

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Gentle Yoga

This a good choice for those new to yoga, recovering from illness or injury, moms-to-be, and those with limited mobility. You will be gently challenged, while encouraged to honor your body.

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MELT

The MELT Method is simple self-care using soft balls and a soft body roller to reduce the negative effects of aging and an active life. The MELT Hand and Foot Treatments are “global” treatments, where we treat the hands and feet to stimulate a whole body response using small balls....

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Tai Chi

Yang Style Tai Chi is an ideal way to embody change and recover resilience. Find your inner tortoise, strengthen your legs and back, soften tension, and quiet the mind. Well known for its health benefits, Tai Chi is moving meditation that improves flexibility and strength, promotes mind/body relaxation, increases energy,...

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Chair Yoga

A gentle form of yoga practiced sitting in a chair, or standing using the chair for support. The chair allows participants to feel safe, and at the same time deepen their flexibility and strengthen personal body awareness.

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PiYo® LIVE

PiYo® LIVE combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. You’ll use your bodyweight to perform a series of continuous, targeted moves to define every single muscle – big and small. We crank up the music, the speed, and the fun to...

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Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.

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Marine Core

An energetic aqua workout designed to challenge and condition the entire body with focus on the core.

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Yoga/Pilates Fusion

An accessible all-levels class ideal for yogis who want to ease into Pilates while staying within a yoga practice. Enjoying the best of both worlds, we explore the precision and control required in the Pilates method, laying a foundation for advancing our practice and building the core strength that inevitable...

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Maintain Your Health

This small, instructor-lead, group class is designed for those who have experienced or are currently in challenging health situations. Heart attack, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and auto-immune illnesses are all examples of chronic conditions that we will address through exercise. This class includes a light warm-up and a supervised...

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Buti® Yoga

This practice is a high-intensity fusion of yoga, tribal dance, and plyometrics. Classes combine cardio, strength training and flexibility in one seamless format. Buti® Yoga creates a strong, empowered group environment that resembles a tribe.

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Power Pump

Power Pump is a full-body weight workout that mixes powerful music with weight training. This class targets all your major muscle groups using a barbell, bench and weights. Formats change every 6 weeks to keep your workout challenging and effective.

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Balance and Strength

We use a variety of props such as weights, bands, and balls, in addition to chairs and the wall. All exercises are designed to build core and overall strength, and to improve balance.

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TRX®

This TRX® Suspension Training class is a revolutionary total-body fitness program that uses gravity against the individual’s own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability.

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Yoga

The intention for this class is found through discovery, exploration and awareness of the inner body. While attention is placed on alignment and working deeply into the poses, the inspiration comes from within you, the student. Allow your yoga practice to unfold. All levels are welcome.

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Family Fit

Bring your baby and get fit together! This class focuses on core strengthening, weight loss, strength exercises, and cardiovascular movement. Find support among other parents and caregivers.

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DEEP

Join us in the deep water for a soothing but focused core workout. This 30-minute class will help you align your spine and strengthen your abdominal and core muscles wile being suspended vertically with the aid of a swim noodle. This class is appropriate for both swimmers and non-swimmers as...

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H.E.A.R.T.

High Energy Aerobic and Resistance Training – Do you love the water? Splash up your cardio and conditioning workout with this low impact and low-medium-high intensity interval training in shallow-medium depth water–YOU choose the level and intensity. This is a fun, invigorating water workout for all fitness levels whether you...

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Indoor Cycling

Utilizing stationary bikes this class simulates hills, flats and speed work all set to music and/or timed intervals. Great for all fitness enthusiasts!

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ZUMBA®

Zumba® is a Latin-inspired, dance, fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music and dance moves. The routines feature interval style training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that keep you moving to the beat! No dance experience necessary. Come ready to shake it!

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R.I.P.P.E.D. The One Stop Body Shock®

Experience this total body, “plateau proof fitness formula.” This workout utilizes resistance and cardio training masterfully combining Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and Diet. This combination helps you attain and maintain your physique in ways that are fun, safe and extremely effective.

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Aqua Gold

This morning pool class gets your day started right! It includes a warm-up, 30-40 minutes of low intensity exercise and toning, followed by cool-down and stretching. This class is perfect for seniors, beginners, and moms-to-be.

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Little Owl’s Preschool

The Y’s Preschool incorporates the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility through learning and play. We work on manners, taking turns, socializing, playing, working as a team and building confidence! We offer a Pre K and Non Pre K Program: Our Pre K Program is designed to...

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Afterschool Program

The Y provides an Afterschool program that supports and strengthens families and nurtures the healthy, successful growth and development of each child involved. Registration for Afterschool is currently full, please email Gaby at gbertran@wwymca.org to be placed on the waiting list. Activities in the program include: Transportation from school to...

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Kids Korner

Drop your child off at Kids’ Korner while you enjoy a great workout! Our amazing, trained YMCA staff will supervise your child – providing fun toys, coloring and free play activities. There is a daily 2-hour limit per child which gives you plenty of time to get your exercise in...

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