Athol Area YMCA
545 Main Street | Athol, MA 01331
P.978.249.3305 | F.978.249.4009

Health & Fitness Programs

Prescribe the Y


Why “Prescribe the Y”? Welcome to Wellness. Let our dedicated staff point you in the right direction. We have teamed

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YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program

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This Centers for Disease Control (CDC) evidence-based program for prediabetic adults is a 1 year program that will get you on the right track. This program is only offered in a limited number of communities and we are now lucky enough to have it in our backyard!!

The program is a one year commitment to lifestyle change and has changed lives. If you are prediabetic and interested in the program or you know somebody that would fit the criteria for the program, then please contact our Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator Vickie Rowe via email: or by calling the Y today!! Or give us a call 978.249.3305.

There is a new session to begin this spring so reserve your spot today!!

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Defend Together


Defend Together  is an explosive MMA cardio and strength workout. For participants … Feel like a superhero! Defend Together is

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Core Focus Together!!


Core Focus Together trains you like an athlete in 30 action-packed minutes. A strong core, from your shoulders to your

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Strength Train Together


Come experience this amazing class!! The April ’17 Strength Train Together release is almost here!!  Are you ready to see results?

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A 45 minute routine interval training session where fast and slow Latin rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone

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Group Exercise Spaces

The Athol Area YMCA offers two unique spaces for our Group Exercise Classes. The newest one located on the ground

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Active Together


  Are you looking for a new challenge to see a healthier you? Look no further than Group Active. Group

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Meet the Instructors at the YMCA

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After enjoying taking fitness classes for years, Maria decided to share her love of fitness with others.  In 2008, she

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Looking for a little more strength training? The YMCA’s free weight gym is an outstanding facility with a variety of

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