For Youth Development - For Healthy Living - For Social Responsibility

Norfolk Family YMCA
Norfolk, Nebraska

Youth Fitness Training Program 

Fitness Training Program for Youth Ages 12-14

This 4-week training program is perfect for the young athlete wanting to improve their performance or any youth starting out with fitness. All classes are led by a Personal Trainer. 

Program Focus:

  • Major Muscle Groups
  • Proper Exercise Form and Technique
  • Stages of a Workout
  • The Importance of Stretching and Recovery
  • How to Safely use each Machine on the Wellness Floor
  • Develop Workouts to Fit Individual Goals

Participants will be tested each week on skills and techniques with a final test which will determine if they receive access to the Wellness Floor. 

*Participant's Parent or Guardian is required  to attend the first class. Rules and expectations of the Wellness Floor will be reviewed at this time.

Class times Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 - 5:00 pm. 

Attendance is mandatory each day to receive Gold Card. 

Deadline to register for each class is the Monday before class by noon.

You may register on our website or at the YMCA Welcome Center.

Fee: (Members Only) $50

2020 Dates:

September 1 - 24

October 6 - 29

November 3 - 24

December 1 - 22


Important Information for use of the Wellness Floor:

1. Each child MUST have their Gold Card with them every time they are using the Wellness Floor. If you do not have the card with you, you will NOT be allowed on the Wellness Floor. 

2. Gold Card gives use of the Free Motion and the Techno Gym machines, treadmills, ellipticals, all of the bikes, the track (make sure you are going the right direction; days and directions are posted), and the stretching area on the mats (No wrestling or horsing around!).

*Access to the lower level Weight Room, where the free weights are located, is NOT permitted. Gold Cards will be revoked and no additional warnings will be given if caught in the Weight room.

3. DO NOT loan your card to anyone - if found loaning the card, it will be taken away. DO NOT allow unauthorized guests into the YMCA or onto the Wellness Floor.

4. Replacement Gold Cards may be bought for a $5.00 fee, if original card is lost.

5. Access to the Wellness Floor is not allowed during the following times:

- Monday through Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

6. Use the lifting guidelines that are taught in class!

7. The Gold Card does not allow you access to group fitness classes at the YMCA. Ages 15 or older are allowed in the group fitness classes.

8. You must bring your regular YMCA membership card as proof of your membership.

9. Use the equipment responsibly and safely. If you witness any abuse of the equipment by other youth or adults, report the incident to the Welcome Center.

10. If you are caught breaking any of these rules, you will lose your Gold Card privileges and will not be able to access the Wellness Floor until you are 15 years old. NO EXCEPTIONS OR WARNINGS WILL BE GIVEN!

Contact Leah for more information.  

Call: 402-371-9770  or Email: gethealthy@norfolkymca.org

Teen girl exercising