TO REGISTER: Text STRONG to 844-889-6222

or CLICK HERE

 

What to expect from The STRONG 2.0 Challenge:

  • 30 day challenge to move for 150 minutes each week.
  • Your continued participation in this challenge will earn FREE SWAG! More info to come!
  • Members (ages 16 and older) will receive 5 buddy passes to bring a friend to the YMCA during the 5-week challenge
  • Non-Members (ages 16 and older) will receive 5 day passes to use at the YMCA during the 5-week challenge
  • Weekly themes & challenges that will help you transform your life
  • Weekly emails and texts connecting you to the weekly challenge 
  • Local connections to area resources

RESOURCES 

 

(FREE) CHALLENGE EVENTS!

 

During The Strong Challenge, we will be offering you opportunities to connect with other likeminded challengers at our facilities, if you are comfortable doing so. Listed below are the events happening at our branches for you to put on your calendar. These events will be FREE for all challengers.

 

WEEK 1

  • October 22 | 4-7 PM | Halloween at the Chippewa Falls Y
  • Mind & Body Classes @ Chippewa Falls Y
    • Yoga – Sun, Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri at 9:30 AM, Tues at 5:30 PM & Thurs at 12:20 PM
    • Sculpt Yoga – Mon at 5:30 PM & Fri at 6:00 AM
    • Chair Yoga (AOA) – Tues, Wed & Thurs at 7:30 AM

WEEK 2

  • October 25 | 9 AM-3:30 PM | Open Pickleball  - YMCA Sports Center
  • October 29 | 4-6 PM |Open Swim w/ Inflatables - Chippewa Falls Y 
  • Strength Classes @ Chippewa Falls Y
    • Early Bird Fitness – Mon & Wed at 6:15 AM & Volleyball on Fri at 6:15 AM
    • Strength/Conditioning – Mon, Tues, Wed at 4:30 PM, Tues at 5:30 AM, Fridays at 9:30 AM, Wed & Fri at 12:10 PM
    • Boot Camp – Tues at 12:10 PM & Thurs at 5:30 AM
    • Sit & Fit – (AOA) Tues & Thurs at 8:30 AM
    • HIIT & Tone - Sat at 9:00 AM
    • Basic Fitness – Tues & Thurs at 8:30 AM
    • Variety Mix – Mon & Wed at 8:30 AM

WEEK 3

  • October 31 | 3 PM Group Ex Studio | Zumba Halloween Dance Party - Eau Claire Y
    • Join us if you DARE for a hauntingly fun dance party full of scary songs and creepy choreo sure to get you into the Halloween spirit! Come dressed in your Halloween finest and prepare to party with the Zumba Zombies!!
    • Admission to the party is FREE and open for age 14 & up. 
    • Party will also be available online through Zoom (link to be shared closer to the event)!
  • October 31 | 3 PM Schaaf Gym | Boo Bash Dance Party for Kids  - Eau Claire Y 
    • Park your broom at the door and join us for a Spooktacular Halloween-themed dance party. Shake those wiggles out before trick-or-treating and get down with the giant parachute, ribbon dancers, and some monstrously fun music! Children are welcome to wear their costumes but please no weapons.
    • Admission is free and all ages are welcome!
  • November 5 | 11:30-1:30 PM | Open Pick-Up Basketball  - Eau Claire Y
  • November 5 | 4-6 PM | Open Swim w/ Inflatables - Chippewa Falls Y 
  • Indoor Cycling Classes @ Chippewa Falls Y
    • Indoor Cycling - Mon, Wed, Fri at 5:30 AM, Mon & Thurs at 12:10 PM, Tues & Wed at 5:30 PM
  • Spin, Strength, Soul - Sun at 7:30 AM
  • Sprint 8 - Tues, Wed, Fri at 11:40 AM & Sat at 10:00 AM

WEEK 4

  • November 9 | 9-11:30 AM | Family Fun Zone - YMCA Sports Center
  • November 12 | 4-6 PM | Open Swim w/ Inflatables - Chippewa Falls Y 
  • Water Aerobics @ Chippewa Falls Y
    • Shallow Water –Mon, Wed, Fri at 8:00 AM  
    • Deep Water – Mon-Fri at 8:00 AM
    • Aqua Motion – Tues, Thurs at 5:15 PM & Sat at 8:00 AM

WEEK 5

  • November 19 | 4-6 PM | Open Swim w/ Inflatables - Chippewa Falls Y
  • November 19 | 5-9 PM | Family Fun Night - YMCA Sports Center
  • Dance Classes @ Chippewa Falls Y
    • Zumba – Mon, Wed at 9:30 AM & Tues at 4:30 PM 
    • Zumba Kids – Sun at 9:30 AM & Thurs at 4:30 PM
  • November 20 | 11 AM | Zumba Dance Party - Chippewa Falls YMCA

BONUS ACTIVITY 

Run, walk, or volunteer in the Festival Foods Turkey Trot on November 25 in Eau Claire! Proceeds from this event support the YMCA of the Chippewa Valley and the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley. Learn more and register at www.festivalfoodsturkeytrot.com (this is not a free event).

 

If you are not a member or are new to the Y family, here are a few things to explore:

  • 5 Visits for Non-Members: If you are participating in our STRONG Challenge, we want to invite you to come visit us! All non-members age 16 and up who are registered for STRONG are automatically assigned 5 passes to use during our 5-week Challenge. 
  • Age Restrictions: Non-members are welcome to bring their children under the age of 16 to enjoy some family time in our pool or basketball courts, they just can’t be in the building unattended. Kids 16 and up can redeem their own passes and utilize any of the Y’s offerings.
  • Plan Ahead: Walk-ins for fitness classes, lap/open swim, racquetball and basketball are welcome.
  • Redeeming A Visit: Just stop at the Service Desk and tell them you are here to redeem a visit and GET STRONG! All you will need to provide is your name and, just like that, you’re a member for the day! 
  • Mobile App: Stay connected, view class schedules, and make reservations on the fly with the YMCA Mobile App! Click here for download instructions.

Questions? Contact the Member Service Desk of the branch you would like to learn more about. 

  • Eau Claire YMCA: (715) 836-8460
  • Chippewa Falls YMCA: (715) 723-2201
  • John & Fay Menard YMCA Tennis Center: (715) 836-8470
  • L.E. Phillips YMCA Sports Center: (715) 552-1200  

Click here to see the most recent facility guidelines.