IT’S NOT JUST KID STUFF

health and wellness

Teen & Tween Fitness Center Orientation  

Teens and Tweens are given a specially designed workout program to fit their age appropriate abilities. The session is 30 minutes where a certified Personal Trainer will go over gym etiquette, age appropriate workout program and answer questions from parents and teen.  Your childs safety and long-term health and well-being are our number one priority!    

How 

Set the appointment with a Northpark YMCA Wellness Coach. At the Front Desk or through a Wellness Coach/Personal Trainer.

When 

We offer appointments Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where 

Once the appointment is made you need to come in 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment ready to exercise. Our Wellness Coach will meet you in the Common Area directly behind the Front Desk.  

Contact Wellness Director, Courtney Birdsong, by email cbirdsong@ymcafw.org or by phone at 817-993-1333 x 15 to learn more about this Youth Wellness Program.

 

 Wellness Center Age Rules  

The health and safety of your children is very important to the staff of your Northpark YMCA. 

Rules 

  • Children ages 14 and Up may workout alone in the Wellness Center 

   Children ages 10-13 may workout in the Wellness Center after completing a Teen & Tween Wellness Center Orientation. 

   Children ages10-13 must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older. They will be issued a Badge so that they     are identified as having gone through the orientation. Please be sure to bring that badge each time.   

   Children under the age of 10 may not use the Wellness Center. We DO offer KidFit Classes, Family Group Exercise Classes, and a Youth Zone area for children under the age of 10. 

 Youth Group Fitness Program 

Offering group exercise to our kids is a way to keep them active while you take your favorite class or exercise in the facility.  Ages 6- 12 years are welcome to join our classes. Please be sure to sign them into class in our Youth Zone area.  

Check out 2012 schedule: 

Youth Group Exercise 

Girls on the Run - Dallas, Fort Worth Metroplex 

The Northpark YMCA partners with Girls on the Run to provide a healthy running program especially designed for girls. It is a 10 week program, meeting twice a week, challenging and encouraging the girls whatever fitness level they are in. There is a warm up, running workouts and games to teach important life skills.  

The girls choose and conduct a community service project. 

They complete a 3.1 mile running event- The New Balance Girls on the Run 5K on April 28, 2012. 

Class begins the week of February 13, 2012.  Class fee is $120 Scholarships are available. For more information please call 972-849-4668 or visit www.gotrdfw.org.  

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth | 512 Lamar Street, Suite 400 | Fort Worth TX 76102
817-335-9622