Are you committed to taking the steps to better health in 2018? Are you willing to share your successes and challenges with the community through weekly updates, stories, and video that will be shared with a wide audience?  

The YMCA of Northern Alberta is committed to making our communities healthier and stronger, and we are seeking 12 Edmontonians to participate in a 12-week challenge to get active, get healthy, and live better.  Participants will receive:

  • Complimentary access to YMCA Health Fitness and Aquatics Centres for 12 weeks
  • A body-composition analysis and goal-setting session with YMCA coaches
  • One weekly group training session
  • One weekly individual training session
  • Nutritional counselling

Click the link below to submit your application to participate:

Applications will be open until December 15th!

Unsure if this is for you?

You can still participate.  Take your own health journey.
     - Follow us on Facebook, and Twitter to complete our weekly healthy living challenges.
     - Stay motivated by following our 12 participants as they embark on their journey to better health.

Join us for our free community workshops:

Saturday, January 20
Getting Started                      

Don Wheaton Family YMCA
10211 102 Ave.

11:30am - 1pm 

Every journey begins with a single step.  Visit the Don Wheaton YMCA on Saturday, January 20th to learn how to get started.

  1. Complimentary 3-hour underground heated parking
  2. Complimentary childminding
  3. A 90-minute workshop on how to your journey to better health, followed by complimentary access to the YMCA.  Special group fitness classes will be available to help get you started!

Wednesday, February 21
Physical Limitations to Healthy Living

Don Wheaton Family YMCA
10211 102 Ave.
6 - 7 pm

Learn to rest not quit!  Working out is even harder with physical limitations.  Visit the Don Wheaton YMCA on Wednesday, February 21 to learn about modified activities to keep you active.

  1. Complimentary 3-hour underground heated parking
  2. Complimentary childminding
  3. A 60-minute workshop on how to start on modifying your workouts when you face physical challenges, followed by complimentary access to the YMCA!

Saturday, March 10
Nutrition

Don Wheaton Family YMCA
10211 102 Ave.

 11:30am - 1pm  

It’s never too early to work towards being the healthiest you.  Visit the Don Wheaton YMCA on Saturday, March 10 to learn about healthy eating for a heathier you. 

  1. Complimentary 3-hour underground heated parking
  2. Complimentary childminding
  3. A 90-min workshop on how to fit healthy eating into your lifestyle, followed by complimentary access to the YMCA. Special group fitness classes will be available to help get you started!

Thank You to our YMCA Community Health Challenge partners!