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Health & Fitness

Twin Rivers YMCA is a diverse organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared
commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of
social responsibility.

This commitment to healthy living by each of our members is encouraged by our staff and volunteers. We offer a full suite of exercise classes, equipment, and support to help reach your goals.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a Martial art based skill inspiring you to become better and stronger by teaching: self-discipline, resilience, and work ethic while strengthening the core and cardiovascular system.

TWIN RIVERS YMCA will be offering an ongoing 8 week course of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to reach your goals, have fun, meet friends, and build strength and endurance.



Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu meets:

Tuesdays 7:30-9:00 PM

Thursdays 7:30-9:00 PM

Saturdays 10:30 AM-12:00 PM






Ready to find your flex appeal?  Experience why strong is super-easy in this pulse-pounding, body-sculpting workout—LIVE at your Y!

No weights. No jumps. No bulk. Just hardcore results.

You’ll get full body strength training; and the confidence that comes from looking—and feeling your best.

There’s nothing else like it…

Your YMCA is hosting a PiYo certification course on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. Visit the following link for more information. Any questions can be directed to Adrienne Payton at, or 252-638-8799.


Register Here!

Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga

Not only does Yoga benefit the body as an adult, kids can also develop an array of skills that are utilized in activities of daily living.

Yoga promotes physical strength because kids learn to use all of their muscles in new ways. Whether a pose is done standing, sitting, or lying down, each one can challenge various muscle groups while helping a child become aware of his body and how it efficiently functions.

Yoga helps to instill confidence and to bring learning to children on an experiential level.

Join us the 1st three Saturdays of each month for kids ages 4-11 to enhance your child’s capabilities.

Parental involvement is encouraged, but not required.


Fit & Fabulous Over 50!

Fit & Fabulous Over 50!

Growing better, not older!

Gain balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and range of motion in our newest program just for our Active Older Adults: Fit & Fabulous Over 50! You will be challenged to your individual level to become better and stronger.

Join in our 8 week program to increase your longevity, gain skills to continue your healthy lifestyle, and make new friends!

Register at the Service Desk today to reserve your spot!


Monday and Wednesday

March 2-April 29

10:30-11:30 AM

Members Only

Fee: $48.00




SilverSneakers fitness programs are the nation’s leading fitness program designed exclusively for Active Older Adults. Participating in SilverSneakers classes improves: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, flexibility, speed, power, agility, and balance and coordination.


Twin Rivers YMCA is proud to offer:


SilverSneakers Classic: Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.


SilverSneakers Circuit: Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is offered for support, stretching, and relaxation exercises.


SilverSneakers Yoga: Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.


Check out our Group Exercise Schedule for classes held.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients

This program is intended to increase physical, mental and spiritual well-being through the practice of gentle, restorative poses and relaxation techniques.


Research suggests that yoga may:

  • Enhance quality of life by relieving stress and anxiety.
  • Combat the side effects of treatment, especially fatigue and depression.
  • Boost energy levels and appetite.

This free program for people living with a cancer diagnosis has been made possible through a grant from the CarolinaEast Foundation and Twin Rivers YMCA.


Classes are held Thursdays 4:30-6:00 PM.


Zumba for Kids!

Zumba for Kids!

Zumba for Kids!  is a class that incorporates rhythm reviews, dance choreography, games, and performance to incorporate healthy lifestyle habits as well as develop leadership, respect, team work, pride, confidence, and responsibility. It will also help with coordination, balance, discipline, memory, and creativity. All with songs, dances, and moves that are 100% kid-friendly.


5:30-6:25 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room

Ages 5-11 years old

Group Exercise

Group Exercise

Ages: 16 and Up

Group Exercise is a great way to keep your routine exciting.  Turbo Kick, Zumba, Spin, HIIT, Tone it Up!, Pilates, Yoga, SilverSneakers and numerous other enjoyable group classes give you the chance to maximize your workout potential in a fun group class.

FREE to all members

Group Exercise Schedule

Teen Certification

Teen Certification

Ages: 12-15

Somewhere between becoming an adult and being a kid, a teen is discovering who they are and who they want to be.  At the Y, we know teenagers will rise to meet set expectations, so when it comes to healthy living, we set our expectations high.  Twin Rivers Y Health & Wellness personal training staff values our teens’ individuality and use this one time Teen Certification program to guide them toward becoming responsible in their health habits and in their use of the Cardio & Resistance Machine rooms.

Class is held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month

Members Only

Fee: $15.00

Personal Training

Personal Training

YMCA Personal Trainers are trained and certified to provide you with safe and effective workouts.  Your personal trainer will develop a workout program specifically designed to help you attain your fitness goals.

Leave the attached Participants Interest form (Personal Training Form) at the service desk.  Within a week from receiving your interest form, a YMCA Personal Trainer will contact you to answer all your questions and schedule your first personal training session.


One Hour: $35.00

3 Hours: $99.00

6 Hours: $198.00

10 Hours: $325.00

SMALL GROUP TRAINING (2-5 participants)

One Hour: $25.00 per person

3 Hours: $70.00 per person

6 Hours: $140.00 per person

10 Hours: $225.00 per person


  • Certified Personal Trainers
  • General or Sports Conditioning
  • Advanced Fitness Training
  • Weight Loss/Management