Throughout the year the YMCA of the East Valley hosts Wellness Classes that focus on Healthy Living through a series of topics including Nutrition and Cooking Classes, Stress Management, Meditation, Injury Prevention, and Community Engagement. We also offer opportunity for certification in CPR, First Aid, and AED. If you are new to fitness or are a returning exerciser, you may consider taking one of our Wellness Education opportunities that focus on setting goals and familiarizing yourself with the Fitness Center, including the YMCA Jump Start Program or Equipment Orientation.
Certification: CPR/First Aid/AED
Obtain your Certification for CPR, First Aid, and AED at the YMCA! This class will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to respond to heart and breathing emergencies for adults, children, and infants. Learn how to perform CPR and how to use an AED machine, while also learning basic first aid. This course is open to the community!
Highland: Oct 7, Dec 12
Time: Sat 9:00-6:00pm
Redlands: Oct 21, Nov 11, Dec 16
Time: Sat 9:00-6:00pm
San Bernardino: Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18, Nov 20 (re-certification only), Dec 16
Time: Sat 9:00-4:30pm
At the YMCA, it is important that all members feel safe and comfortable while utilizing the equipment and services in our facilities. An Equipment Orientation can help you begin your wellness journey by offering you a step-by-step guide on how to use the equipment in the Fitness Center. YMCA Wellness Staff is available to answer your questions and help you determine correct weight and resistance on the machines.
To schedule an Equipment Orientation, please place your request with the Membership Desk at your branch and they will match you with a Wellness Staff member to assist you.
Jump Start Program
Jump Start is a free 12-week personal exercise program designed for the new or returning exerciser. The program creates a one-on-one relationship between the member and a Wellness Coach to ensure social support, enhance self-confidence, and establish a motivating routine. Jump Start your health at the YMCA!
Jump Start to Success:
- Set personal fitness goals.
- Learn how to exercise safely.
- Develop a wellness routine.
- Work one-on-one with an experienced Wellness Coach.
- Take control of your health.
- Contact the Membership Desk to sign up for Jump Start.
- You will be matched with a YMCA Wellness Coach
- Jump Start is FREE to Association Members
- Program is available at Highland Y and Redlands Y
Living with Type 2 Diabetes
Join the Y at our upcoming Living with Type 2 Diabetes class!
Led by Redlands Community Hospital’s Certified Diabetes Educator, our Living with Type 2 Diabetes class covers tips on developing lifelong healthy habits to help you self-manage your diabetes. Our class will cover navigating the day-to-day management of glucose monitoring, medication management, activity, and meal planning. With 29.1 million in the U.S. living with Type 2 Diabetes, our class will help educate those in our community living with diabetes to live their healthiest lives.
We have two upcoming opportunities to attend our Living with Type 2 Diabetes:
Class Date: Monday, October 23rd
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Redlands Y