Mystic Branch

Health & Wellness

 


TANDEM TRAINING

Two for one, twice the fun! Sign up for Personal Training with a partner and get fit faster. Studies have shown that people who workout with a partner are more likely to stick to the program at the gym and home.

Single Training:
Pricing per two people

Packages:
4 Training Sessions – $309 members/$618 program participants 

8 Training Session – $582 members/$1185 program participants

Visit our Welcome Center to fill out a Request Form today!


TRX

The TRX is the new revolution in body weight training. Quick transitions keep your heart rate going to burn calories. The TRX harnesses your own body weight to create resistance as you train. You control the resistance by adjusting position and body angle and with quick transitions you can expect to be challenged!

TRX INTERVAL
Monday   8:30 – 9:30 am
Monday   9:30 – 10:30 am
Monday   6:00 – 6:45 pm
Thursday 5:15 – 6:00 am

TRX LEVEL 1
Perfect for first time participants!
Tuesday 9:30 – 10:30 am
Wednesday 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Thursday 9:00 – 10:00 am
Thursday 10:00 – 11:00 am


Learn to Scull, June 26th-30th

This one-week (Monday – Friday) program is open to adults and youth (age 14 and up) and is held from 6:00-8:00 a.m.  Maximum 5 participants.

Members:  $130

Program Participants: $160 

Register Online!


Mystic River Rowing Club

Mystic River Rowing is an association of rowers that is hosted by the Mystic Branch of the Ocean Community YMCA, located off Masons Island Road, Mystic, CT on 22 acres of waterfront property known as William’s Beach. Our members include scullers of all ages and skill levels who are interested in rowing locally in southeastern Connecticut on the Mystic River. Some are former collegiate sweep oarsmen and women, others found the sport later in life, while youngsters who aspire to row in high school and college find sculling the perfect preparation. Register at the Y now!

 

Members:  $65 for the season, $100 boat storage fee

 


2016 Tarzan Brown Results & Photos

THANK YOU!

Thank you for participating in the 41st Annual Tarzan Brown Mystic River Run! We look forward to seeing you again in 2017.

Please see the links below for 2016 Race Results and race day photos!

2016 Tarzan Brown Race Results!

2016 Race Day Photos!

 


Get a Jump on Summer with a Membership to the Y!

Click here to print our summer rates


ENHANCE FITNESS

The classes are designed to safely increase participants’ fitness levels through aerobic and strength training exercises while building a sense of community and social connectedness among class members. Enhance Fitness has been proven to increase participants’ strength, balance, flexibility, mood, general activity level and independence when they attend on a regular basis. The program is beneficial for older adults in general, but has been deemed particularly safe and effective for older adults living with arthritis and is listed as a recommended arthritis intervention by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00-5:00 PM
16-Week Program


YOUTH WELLNESS CENTER TRAINING

Ages: 8 – 13

Call our Welcome Center to schedule your personal or small group session. This fun class is for basic to advanced levels. Work on muscular strength, agility, resistance training and cardio endurance.

Registration is by appointment only. Visit our Welcome Center to pick-up a Request Form today!


WELLNESS CENTER ORIENTATION

This hour-long program is great for new members that need a little help finding their way around, or for current members who simply need a refresher! Please stop at the Welcome Center to schedule an orientation at your convenience.

Members Only: FREE


GROUP WELLNESS CLASSES

OVER 60 CLASSES EACH WEEK!

Ages: 14 and up

Group Wellness Classes offer a wide variety of options, and are fun for everyone!

Our classes include:

Abs and Arms
Barre
Cardio Dance
Cross Conditioning
Fitness Medley
FitXtreme
Muscle Sculpt
Step Combo
Step/Strength/Stretch
Strength & Conditioning
Stretch & Flex
TRX
TRX Lv. II
Zumba
Zumba Toning

NEW! Intro to SPINNING
SPINNING

Mystic Running Club

Gentle Yoga
Guided Meditations
Morning Stretch Yoga
Open Dance Choreography
Pilates (classes for Beginners, too!)
Senior Wellness
Senior Yoga
Yoga on the Ball
NEW! Yoga Flow
Yoga Nidra
NEW! Yoga – Power Vinyasa
Youth Wellness Center Training

Most classes are FREE for MEMBERS.


TRIATHLON TRAINING CLASS

A class specifically designed to prepare you for your first triathlon or improve your skills to achieve your goal for your next race. Tips and advice will be given for this specific sporting event, including transitions and equipment. Inside, this class will start with a 45 minute bike in the SPIN Studio, 45 minute run outdoors and finish with 30 minute swim in the pool. Space is limited!

Saturday  6:05 – 8:05 am


AQUACISE

Medium to high intensity work out, with light to medium impact. This class will help improve flexibility and mobility, tones and strengthens muscles, and increases stamina and energy.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 – 9:30 am
Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 – 9:00 am


SENIOR WATER WORKOUT

Shallow water; choreographed exercise using kick boards and noodles for a total body workout.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 – 10:30 am


DEEP WATER WORKOUT

Medium intensity deep water exercise class. This class uses a buoyant belt allowing participants to fully utilize the water’s resistance. Improves flexibility, strengthens muscles, increases stamina and energy.

Tuesday  8:30 – 9:30 am
Thursday 8:30 – 9:30 am


AQUA ZUMBA

This class blends it all together in a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio conditioning, body toning and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief!

Tuesday & Thursday 10:30 – 11:30 am


ZUMBA

Ditch the workout and join the party!  A fusion of Latin and international music that creates a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness class.

See the Mystic Branch Wellness Schedule for details.


YOGA – VINYASA

Bring harmony to the mind, body, and spirit with this dynamic yoga class.  Reduce stress and gain a sense of peace through movements that will improve balance and flexibility.


YOGA – SENIOR

Easy postures will help improve balance and flexibility that will provide health benefits.


YOGA – MORNING STRETCH

Perfect for beginners.  Greet the day relaxed, focused and flexible.  The simple but challenging sequences of warm-ups, breathing exercise and traditional yoga postures help us be more aware of our environments and ourselves.


YOGA – MEDITATION AND NIDRA

An introduction to a variety of meditation practices and to yoga Nidra, a deep relaxation technique.


YOGA – GENTLE

A gentle, meditative class focusing on building flexibility, balance, strength, and body awareness.


PERSONAL TRAINING

Personal Trainers are available at all three Y locations for youth, teens and adults.  Let us design a wellness program that will work for you and your goals!  Our certified personal trainers will work to help you achieve your goals.  Visit the Welcome Center to sign up now! Find a Personal Training Request Form HERE.

Single Training (per hour):

Packages:

4 Training Sessions
8 Training Sessions


SPINNING® – INDOOR CYCLING PROGRAM

Get fit with our nationally certified Spinning® instructors!  Sign-up by calling the Welcome Center one day in advance at 860-536-3575.
Morning/Evening/Weekend Classes – Schedule available on Mystic Branch Schedules page, and in Welcome Center.


SPIN INTERVAL

An intense class of Spinning® Cycling with weights intermixed to get the ultimate cardio and strength workout.


CARDIAC REHAB

This is a medically supervised and monitored program for persons with a history of heart disease.  Interested participants must be referred by a physician.

Please contact the Welcome Center for more information.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 7:30 – 8:30 am


SENIOR YOGA

Easy postures will help improve balance and flexibility that will provide health benefits.

Thursday 10:45 – 12:00 pm


SENIOR WELLNESS

Move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 – 8:45 am
or
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:50 – 9:35 am

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.