specialty fitness programs

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

YDub Run Club Half Marathon Training  

Has a half-marathon been on your bucket list? Join Ironman Coach Jody with an 8-week training geared towards those looking for support, encouragement, and strategic workouts to get you to your goal. Mileage will be increased each week culminating in a 13.2 mile run. Get your good shoes and earn that half-marathon title!

Questions: Please contact Jody Frazier: ydubtriclubcharlotte@ywcacentralcarolinas.org

Members: $40
Non-Members: $50
No maximum registration

Prerequisites: walk/run a mile in under 14 minutes
Must be able to run 5 miles
Appropriate footwear required
Must be 18 years or older

10/14 - 12/2 (no practice 11/14 or the during the week of Thanksgiving)
Training: Saturdays 8am - roughly 10am

Click here to register online: Register today!  

Click here to print the registration form and turn into the front desk.  


YWCA Swim Challenge!  

Join this motivating challenge designed to help you reach wellness through swimming. We are challenging you to swim the length of Lake Norman!! Lake Norman is 34 miles long. 1 mile =1650 yards. This is an individual challenge but swim with a friend for motivation! Keep up with your mileage on the swim challenge. Mileage cards must be turn into the Lifeguard on Duty each time you swim.

There is no online registration, but you can print the form here or visit the front desk.  



Fall 2017 Splash & Dash

Coaches Jody and Lisa guide you through race swim techniques and challenge the body through running with boot camp style exercises. The training will culminate with the YWCA Splash & Dash at the YWCA.  


  • Participants must be able to swim 250 yards and run/walk 2 miles.
  • Participants must provide swim suits, goggles, swim cap (if desired), and proper footwear.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Training Dates:  

  • Monday 9/11 – Wednesday 10/4
  • Wednesday: 7 pm – 8pm (swim and toning)
  • Monday: 7pm – 8pm (run and strength)
$50 for members / $70 for non-members

Register online today! Deadline is 9/8 at 5pm. 



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 


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.  


Get your Scuba Certification in the Pool! 

Learn how to breathe underwater! Your PADI-certified instructor, Ken, will teach you how to become scuba certified, or simply introduce you to the exciting hobby of scuba diving! To learn more, check out our flyer 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.



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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