Armbrust Youth Fitness

Jr. Trainer

Jr. Trainers is a class to help educate youth and teens ages 10-14. Participants will meet with a Personal Trainer to learn the fundamentals of cardio training, machine introduction and gym etiquette.  Youth that successfully complete this program are granted permission to utilize the cardio equipment and selectorized weight machines in the Wellness Center.

*Parents and participants are required to sign guidelines prior to class start. 

*Youth between the ages of 10-14 are allowed in the free weight area ONLY with an adult present as their personal trainer.

SESSION DATES: 1st Thursday of the month and 3rd Saturday of the month. Jr. Trainer sessions can be set up as a one-on-one appointment with a Personal Trainer. See Member Service Desk for appointment availability.

COST: One-time $25 fee

CONTACT : Sara Hasenfuss, Health & Wellness Director, SHasenfuss@metroymca.org

Additional Info: Youth and teen members should arrive to the appointment appropriately dressed with closed toe shoes on. Completion of orientation class is required for participation in the wellness center.  Upon completion of the class each youth or teen member will be required to wear a blue trainer band provided by front desk when working out in the wellness center. Youth will pick up band when arriving at the Y and leave it at front desk before leaving.

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Youth Fitness Programs

Below are programs offered for youth ages 8+

Powerhouse is small group training class designed to give young women the tools they need to succeed, boost self-confidence, and overall help them feel empowered. Girls will get to work with a personal trainer and discuss a variety of topics covering body positivity, weight training, techniques, and basic nutrition as well as spending time in the wellness center lifting weights. Class is for girls in grades 6-10.

  • Weekly Topics:
  • Week 1: Exercise
  • Week 2: Body Image & Positivity
  • Week 3: Nutrition
  • Week 4: Self Esteem/Social Media
  • Week 5: Healthy Habits
  • Week 6: Recap and Conclusion

Instructor: Kaylee Hintz, Wellness Coach and Certified Personal Trainer, KHintz@metroymca.org

Session DatesAgesDaysTimesMember PriceNon-Member Price
January 28th - March 3rdGrades 6-10Tuesdays5:30 pm$50$80
Grades 6-10Tuesday & Saturday5:30 pm & 9:45 am$80$110

Powerhouse Pricing: Single day pricing is only available for Tuesday session.

Are you looking for something new and exciting to add to your fitness routine? This high-energy, non-contact, low impact, boxing class will teach the basics of boxing. The class will mimic a true boxer’s workout, including strength training and conditioning.

Instructor: Amy Hester has been a boxer for 8 years, kickboxer for 7 years, and was the 2014 Muay Thai Nationals Kickboxing Champion. Amy also competed in the 2015 USA Boxing Olympic Qualifier and is a USA Boxing Certified Boxing Coach

Contact: Amy Hester, AHester@metroymca.org

Session DatesAgesDaysTimesMember PriceNon-Member Price
2020 TBD13-17$75NA

Students will progress through the program at their own pace while earning the opportunity to test for belt ranks.

ClassAgesDaysTimesMebmerNon-Member
Taekwondo8+Tuesdays6:30-7:15 pm$37/month$64/month
Taekwondo8+Thursdays6:30-7:15 pm$37/month$64/month
Taekwondo8+Tues/Thurs6:30-7:15 pm$50/month$90/month
Tiny Tiger Taekwondo5-7Tuesdays5:45-6:30 pm$37/month$64/month
Tiny Tiger Taekwondo5-7Thursdays5:45-6:30 pm$37/month$64/month
Tiny Tiger Taekwondo5-7Tues/Thurs5:45-6:30 pm$50/month$90/month

This swim team is for beginning levels of competitive swimmers to learn and refine the four competitive strokes with turns and starts. This level may compete in YMCA of greater Omaha intramural meets only. Participants must have completed level 6 swim lessons or equivalent.

Member PricingNon-Member
$90$180
LevelDayTime
BeginnerMonday/Wednesday5:00-5:45 pm
IntermediateMonday/Wednesday6:00-6:45 pm
Tuesday/Thursday5:00-5:45 pm
AdvancedTuesday/Thursday6:00-6:45 pm