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Wellness Connection

Wellness Center GuidelinesWellness Center

Individuals age 14 and older may use the Wellness Center (Cardiovascular and Strength Equipment). Youth age 8-13, may use the Wellness Center while accompanied by a parent or guardian after completing the Youth Orientation. Please contact your YMCA to set up an appointment.


Wellness Services

Please contact your Y to take advantage of one or more of these programs:

Blood Pressure Screening

We provide a great opportunity for you to check your heart health. Free blood pressure screenings are available at your Y.

Baseline Fitness Screening

A trained staff member will test your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. A fitness assessment is strongly recommended prior to beginning an exercise program. Please contact your Y to make an appointment. The first screening is complimentary for members. Each additional assessment $30/screening.


Equipment Orientation

Youth (Y Members 8-13 years) who complete a Youth Orientation are welcome to utilize our Wellness Center under the supervision of a parent or guardian.Youth will receive instruction on Wellness Center safety and etiquette as well as proper use of cardio and selectorized weight equipment. NMY has Fit Zone for ages 7-13. 

Y Members (14 and older) can make an appointment to meet with a qualified Wellness Center Trainer who will teach you the proper form and technique on a full line of our fitness equipment. Cardio equipment will also be included in the orientation process.

Families On Track

Only available at the Appleton YMCA, Heart of the Valley YMCA and Neenah-Menasha YMCA. We encourage our members to bring their family to walk, jog or run together on our indoor track. Children under 7 MUST be directly supervised by an adult. Please call your Y to learn about track policies.


Only available at the Apple Creek YMCA, Appleton YMCA, Fox West YMCA and Neenah-Menasha YMCA. A program designed to help you achieve the fitness levels you desire through a continually changing strength program. You will receive 1:1 attention from our Wellness Staff once every 4-6 weeks while learning new machines, new exercise, and learning proper techniques to get you to your end goal.

Functional Fitness

Only at the Appleton YMCA. This program is FREE to Y members. Functional Fitness is designed to introduce members to “Functional Fitness” training. Members will receive 1:1 attention from our Wellness Staff once every 4-6 weeks to learn exercises that utilize equipment such as TRX, Kettlebells, Battle Ropes, Medicine Balls, Power Pivot and many others. Members will also learn how to utilize the NEW SYNRGY 360 trainer to complement their regular strength program.  

Gym Pack

High school students have a unique opportunity to receive physical education class credits by participating in physical activity at the YMCA of the Fox Cities. Written approval from school administrator/counselor & YMCA membership required. Fee - $24

Injury Screens

A partnership between the YMCA of the Fox Cities and Advanced Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.

  • FREE 15 Minute injury screen offered to members
  • Available at all 5 branch locations
  • Please contact your local YMCA branch Wellness Center for screening dates and times

Rehab Programs

We provide both Pre-Hab and Post-Rehab services. Our trained specialists will help you prepare physcially prior to surgery for a musculoskeletal injury, and work with your physical therapist to get you back on track to improving your physical fitness once your treatments are completed.

pdf View our program guide for additional information on any of our Wellness Services.


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