June 17, 2015
Zumba is a combination of Latin, hip-hop, salsa, and international music that sculpts your body with fun, easy-to-learn dance steps.

Dance, Cardio and an Upbeat Environment: Learn More About Zumba

  Here at the Lafayette Family YMCA, we have a great group fitness schedule with classes for all fitness levels (you can find our calendars on […]
June 4, 2015
At the Lafayette Family YMCA, we strive to facilitate a community where the whole family can find something fun to stay healthy, be fit and most importantly have fun!

Family Fitness | Breaking a Sweat Together

As a busy parent, it may be hard to find the time to exercise. Between work, running errands, and spending time with your family, your day […]
April 28, 2015
Being fit and healthy requires more than simply going to the gym; it also involves eating the right foods.

Food Fitness

The most important aspect of being healthy is…FOOD! People eat constantly. Our lives can even sometimes revolve around food, counting down the minutes until lunch or […]
April 16, 2015
The key to keeping yourself going to the gym is to create an exercise habit.

Building an Exercise Habit

April is the time of year when most New Year’s fitness resolutions have been given up, but it’s still too early to be thinking about a […]
March 4, 2015
Swimming is a unique activity that has the longevity of being a great form of exercise for toddlers, seniors and everyone in between.

Why Do Swim Lessons Matter?

Swimming is an important life skill that children and adults should learn as early as possible. There are many benefits in learning how to swim and […]
February 10, 2015
 The right workout buddy helps you give it your all, and if you want great results then you have got to give it everything you’ve got.

Share The Love: The benefits of working out with a partner

It is that time of the year again with Valentine’s Day quickly approaching. Love is in the air!   This month at the Lafayette Family YMCA […]
November 13, 2014
We all have good intentions when we head to the gym, but certain workout mistakes can lead to wasting time, not getting the results you want, and even injury.

Common Workout Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

We all have good intentions when we head to the gym, but certain workout mistakes can lead to wasting time, not getting the results you want, […]
September 17, 2014
By purchasing a fitness tracker you are committing to achieve some sort of fitness goal, and the purpose of the product is to ensure that you reach that goal.

Fitness Trackers: They’re showing up everywhere!

Take a look around you the next time you visit the Y, and chances are you will see a lot more people wearing some sort of […]
August 11, 2014
Being a member of a gym also means being mindful of gym etiquette.

Workout Etiquette: 7 Simple Gym Rules to Keep in Mind

  Here at the Y, we pride ourselves on our clean facilities and friendly environment. We aim to create an atmosphere that is welcoming and provides […]
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