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AquAbility At The Y

All Ages

4-week sessions recur monthly

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Mon–Wed, 12–3pm | Thu, 11:30am–3pm | Sun, 10:30am–1:30pm

AquAbility supports people with diverse abilities through programs that increase independence, ability, confidence, health, and well-being. Participants will create individualized goals. Some goals include but are not limited to physical and cognitive goals, communication skills, large and small motor skills, motor planning, motor sequencing, confidence, independence, and water safety skills. These 30-minute private therapeutic aquatic

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Artist in Residence (AIR)

Free Free 18+

Multiple workshops available monthly. Registration required.

The Y Healthy Living Center Artist in Residence (AIR) program offers creative arts workshops. This is a time to relax, try something new, and let your creative side take over for a while. NO experience necessary! All supplies provided. Workshops scheduled quarterly.

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ASHI Basic First Aid for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12
West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

This class teaches crucial information about how to deal with emergencies like bleeding, shock, burns, strains, fractures, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, and seizures.

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ASHI CPR/AED for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12
West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge needed to provide basic life support in an emergency.

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Belay Certification

$5 $5 14+
Caldwell YMCA: Thu, 6:15–7:15pm

Participants must be 14 years of age or older to have this certification. This certification takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete, and will safely train participants how to use the ropes and equipment so they can belay during a certified climbing time.

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Build Your Own Climbing Class

$132 $198 4+

Set up a class based on YOUR schedule and skill level. Sign up by yourself or with up to 4 friends or family (price includes up to 5 people).

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Build Your Own Swim Class

$45-50 $84-87

Four to five children who are at the same swimming level can be combined in a class during a convenient, unique time. Subject to instructor availability.

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Clinical TRX – Suspension Training for Joint Health

$35/month $60/month 18+ View Schedule
Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Tue, Thu, 9–9:45am (Occurring monthly)

Clinical TRX is targeted for individuals who have had hip or knee surgery as well as anyone who is interested in strengthening with an emphasis on joint stability.

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Delay the Disease

$35/month $60/month All

Both virtual and in-person classes are available. Program registration and intake required. To register, please email Mary Biddle-Newberry.

YMCA Healthy Living Center:

  • Advanced – Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:30–9:30am
  • All Levels – Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:45–10:45am
  • Intermediate – Mon, Wed, Fri, 11am–12pm
  • Wellness Passport – Mon, Tue, 1–2pm

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA:

  • All Levels – Tue, Thu, 11:45am–12:45pm

Caldwell YMCA:

  • All Levels – Tue, Thu, 10:30–11:30am

The program is a structured class of aerobic training followed by task-specific training within a community-based PD specific group exercise format. Delay the Disease is an evidence-based fitness program, led by a certified Delay the Disease instructor, designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders as well as their caregivers and spouses.

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Enhance®Fitness

Caldwell YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1–2pm
Pre-registration open now. Program starts Monday, Jan 18.
Branch Contact: Candy Kober: 208 459 2498 ext 663

Downtown Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:15 – 2:15 pm
Pre-registration open now. Program starts Monday, Feb 1.
Branch Contact: Camille Cooper McCauley, 208 344 5502 ext 272

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:10–9:10 am
Registration open now. Program in progress.
Branch Contact: April Kovalscik, 208 331 9622 ext 524

West Boise YMCA and Boise City Aquatic Center: Mon, Wed, Fri, 11am–12pm
Pre-registration opens January 4. Program starts Monday, Feb 1.
Branch Contact: Christine Kuzma, 208 377 9622 ext 433

This program helps people reclaim their health by targeting people diagnosed with a disease to reduce its negative impact and live well with or following a disease. Enhance®Fitness is one of the YMCA’s EBHI’s (Evidence-Based Health Interventions), meaning that the specific components and exercises in this program have been proven effective in a group exercise setting.

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High School Small Group Personal Training

$73 Membership Required 15-18 September 7, 2021 - September 28, 2021

This 4-week session is designed for students to gain knowledge about the weight room, proper lifting techniques, and weight room etiquette. Small groups are an excellent way to gain the expertise of a dedicated trainer while getting the accountability of a group. Financial Assistance is available.

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Introduction to Self-Protection

$132 $198 7+

Four week 1 hour lessons on self-defense principles. Set up a class sessions based on YOUR schedule.

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