ALIGN YOUR CHAKRAS

7 week class instructed by Carolyn Thomas, Certified Yoga Instructor & Certified Aromatherapist, featuring yoga poses & correlation essential oils that balance, heal & energize; Mind, Body, and Soul. 

  • Week 1: Root Chakra
  • Week 2: Sacral Chakra
  • Week 3: Solar Plexus Chakra
  • Week 4: Heart Chakra
  • Week 5: Throat Chakra
  • Week 6: Third Eye Chakra
  • Week 7: Crown Chakra 

DATE: Wednesday, April 7 - May 19
TIME: 5:30-6:30 PM
COST: $50 per participant
LOCATION: Chippewa Falls YMCA - Yoga Studio

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CHIPPEWA RIVER CHALLENGE

Swim the length of the Chippewa River in the pool!  This lap swimming challenge is conducted at your own pace in the YMCA of the Chippewa Valley pools (Chippewa Falls Branch and Eau Claire Branch).  Simply track the number of laps you swim during each workout and record your distance with a lifeguard on your tracking sheet.  Receive a swim cap for motivation to start and a T-Shirt at the end for bragging on your accomplishment.

We want to continue to motivate each other through this challenge!  You will be able to see your distance on the swimming chart located in the pool area.

STARTS:      February 1, 2021
ENDS:      December 31, 2021


DISTANCE INFORMATION:    
LENGTH:         One length of the pool is 25 yards
LAP:                 Down and back (50 yards)
1 MILE:            1,760 yards
1,760 YARDS:  70 lengths or 35 laps
GOAL:              Do Your Best!  Just Keep Swimming!
                        183 Miles        
                        Chippewa Pool: 5,890 Laps (Meter Pool)
                        Eau Claire Pool: 6,442 Laps (Yard Pool)

Chippewa Falls Registration   Eau Claire Registration


INDOOR TRIATHLON 

Chippewa Falls YMCA Specialty Fitness presents the INDOOR TRIATHLON! The Y will be closed and this triathlon will take over the facility! Spectators will be limited (more information to come) however, we will be livestreaming the biking portion of the race on our website! All entries will receive a t-shirt & water bottle! The swimming portion will take place in the pool, indoor cycling bikes will be set up in the gym, and the running portion can take place on the treadmills or on the track. Space is limited, registration will be on a first come, first serve basis.      

CHOOSE FROM 3 RACE OPTIONS: 
    1. Competitive Race:  For our competitive racers, to compete against one another for the fastest overall men’s and women’s times. This triathlon consists of a 500m swim, 17 mile bike ride, and 3.1 mile run. This race will begin at 2:30 PM.
    2. Age Group Race: For those looking to compete within their age group. This triathlon consists of a 500m swim, 17 mile bike ride, and 3.1 mile run. This race will begin at 3:30 PM.
    3.  Modified Kids Race: For those 8 and older. Kids ages 12 and older can choose the adult version or the modified tri which consists of a 200m swim, 5 mile bike ride, and 1 mile run. This race will begin at 4:30 PM.         
        WHEN:     March 28, 2021
        FEE:         Tri-training Participant: $25                 
                         Adult Members: $45 |  Adult Non-Members: $75
                         Kids 8-11 Members: $25  | Kids 8-11 Non-Members: $45 

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R.I.O.T Running Club 

Beginning to run can be intimidating, becoming a better runner can also be difficult - the Y is here to make it a bit easier. The RIOT Running Club will offer you the opportunity to work and run with a coach who will help inexperienced runners find their stride, as well as experienced runners improve their speed and endurance. Be prepared to run outdoors once a week taking advantage of the beautiful Irvine Park and YMCA surrounding areas for runs. This group is open to experienced & inexperienced runners 13 years and older! 

Winter Running Wear: For safety and comfort,
dress in layers with moisture-wicking clothing. 
Dress for weather that is about 20 degrees warmer 
Than the air temperature you will be running in.

YMCA COACH: Kacy Bresina 
WHEN: Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
February 3 - March 24, 2021 
WHERE: Meet near the Outdoor Circuit 
COST: $48 Per Runner | Member & Non Member
Runners must be 13 years or older