specialty fitness programs

We are pleased to offer some amazing specialty classes for members and nonmembers. 


Fall Swim Clinic! 


YWCA offers Swim Clinics where the Coach will give each swimmer the special attention to elevate their swimming skills. We will focus on diving and racing starts, turns for all strokes, freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, or breaststroke to help your child improve his/her swimming skills! Your child will be grouped with other swimmers of similar age and ability. 

Prerequisites include: Ability to swim the freestyle stroke 100 yards non-stop (4 full lengths of the pool).

Fall Swim Clinic:

September 18 - November 9


Register Online by clicking the age group:

Ages 5-6 (5pm - 5:30pm)
$70 members / $100 non-members
Limited to 10 swimmers

Ages 7-10 (5:30pm - 6:15pm)
$90 members/$120 non-members
Limited to 20 swimmers 

Ages 11 - 18 (6:15pm - 7pm)
$90 members/$120 non-members
Limited to 20 swimmes 

Register in person by downloading this form and bringing to the front desk. Contact Jeff Nerret with questions at aquatics@ywcacentralcarolinas.org or 980-585-0509 


Kids Yoga! (Ages 5-10)

Keep the kids busy this summer! Join Instructor Lead to learn the 10 principles of yoga through fun activities and yoga poses! Each week, kids will learn 1 of the 10 principles of the Patanjali. They'll be led through fun yoga sequences and have the opportunity to apply yoga principles through interactive games. Classes end with a cool down encouraging the practice and benefits of stillness. Sign up for the whole course, or drop in! 

Member Price: $120
Non-Member Price: $130
Drop-in Fee: $15

Mondays & Wednesdays 9AM - 10AM in the YW Studio.

Dates: 7/10, 7/12, 7/17, 7/19, 7/24, 7/26, 7/31, 8/2, 8/7, 8/9 

*Participants should be able to comfortably sit on the floor. Parents may register as well or activate a day pass at the front desk and utilize the gym! ($10/visit). Child care is also available ($5/child). 

Register online, or fill out this form and bring it to the front desk.  


 YDub Tri Club Triathlon Training: 

Join certified USAT Coach Jody Frazier, Coach Lisa Farnick and Coach Jeff Nerret at our next triathlon training session. Training will lead up to the Lake Norman Sprint Distance Triathlon on August 26. We will review and build a solid base in swimming, biking and running over a 6-week period. Please note this is not a beginner level swim training.

Training Dates:
Starts Monday, July 17:  (Mondays: RUN 7PM - 8:30PM / Wednesdays: SWIM 7PM - 8:30PM / Thursdays BIKE 6:30 PM - 8 PM)

- Ability to swim the freestyle 250 yards non-stop
- Bike 10 miles
- Run/walk 2 miles
- Must provide goggles, bike running shoes, bike helmet and red blinking light

Sign up deadline is July 10 and there are only 24 spots available!

Register online today, or fill out this form and bring it to the front desk. 



Summer Splash & Dash! 

Join coaches Jody and Lisa as you learn race swim techniques and challenge the body through running with boot camp style exercises. The training will culminate with the YWCA Splash & Dash race at the YWCA on Wednesday, 7/12. 

Training dates: Monday, 6/19 - Wednesday, 7/12 

Wednesdays: 7pm - 8pm (swim and toning) & Mondays 7pm - 8pm (run and strength)  

Register today - limited spots available!

Or fill out a registration here and bring it to the front desk.  



Arthritis Workshop Classes in the Pool  

Tuesdays 9AM - 9:50AM *No charge for members & visitors 

Join Cynthia, our Arthritis Foundation certified instructor, and benefit from safe exercises that assist with range of motion, and gently promote flexibility, strength and endurance. Click here for more info and a waiver form.  


Refuse to be a Victim Workshop 

Learn how to be aware of your surroundings, plus the psychology of criminals, physical security, home security and vehicle security. Refuse to be a Victim is a personal safety program that teaches strategies you can use immediately to avoid situations where self-defense is required. *This is not a self-defense class. 

Contact Kenn at Info@informedfamilyprotection.net / 704-953-0185 for scheduling a session! 

$25/person (seating is limited; walk-ins welcome)  

More information can be found on Facebook here.  


Scout Swim at the Pool 

Register your troop(s) for in-water badge work, train for camp swimming or pure pool fun.  Trained staff will lead Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts through in-water training. We can customize a program to fit your needs or use our own American Red Cross approved safety program. This program is designed to meet the requirements of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America Aquatics Badge. 

Cost: $5/scout. Contact Jeff Nerret at aquatics@ywcacentralcarolinas.org for reservations. 



Prenatal Yoga

Join a certified yoga instructor and embrace your pregnancy through yoga. Relax, refresh and restore your body during this exciting time.

Set up a class! We can schedule one or more classes for you and your friends. A minimum of three people is needed. Contact Julianna Canfield, director of fitness, at jcanfield@ywcacentralcarolinas.org.

Click here for a registration form.



Flick & Floats - Movie Nights at YWCA

Mom, Dad - leave the kids with us and enjoy a night out! Once a month, the YWCA hosts movie night in the pool. From 6pm-8pm, kids watch a movie and float in the pool. Only $5/child. Child must be able to float unsupported for at least five seconds on front and back; able to swim five yards of front and back crawl without assistance. Children must be nine years or older or swim with an adult at all times. 

Register early!  *Registration closes 7 days prior to the movie date 
Register online here or fill out this form and bring it to the front desk.

Upcoming Movies: 

July 7: Beauty and the Beast
August 11: Lego Batman
September 8: Secret Life of Pets  



Host your own Flick & Float at the YWCA!

Celebrate your next milestone or accomplishment with a Flick & Float Pool Movie Night! We can host your group on a Friday night, whether it's children or adults-only groups. Child must be able to float unsupported for at least five seconds on front and back; able to swim five yards of front and back crawl without assistance. Children must be nine years or older or swim with an adult at all times.

Click here for registration and details.



Introducing Private Triathlon Swim Training at the YWCA!
Join certified USAT Coach Jody Frazier and Coach Jeff Nerret as you prepare for your first or next triathlon. Learn specific swimming drills, workouts, and race strategies to swim faster and more efficiently.

Click here for registration form.

Contact Jody Frazier with questions or to arrange a free 30-minute consultation. Email: ydubtriclubcharlotte@ywcacentralcarolinas.org

Complimentary 30-minute consultation
Single private session = $75 (45-min)
Package of 6 private sessions = $360 (45-min each)


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