WHERE DO I START?

If you are new to the Door County YMCA our knowledgeable and caring staff is here to help you get started.  No matter what your goals, they can sit down with you and help you get started on the right foot. From Free Personal Coaching, to two Free Orientations in the Lifestyle Center to learn how to operate all the equipment, to trying one of our Right Foot Forward Classes, we are here make sure that your YMCA experience is everything you hoped it would be and more.

Personal Coaching

If you want to learn more about using the YMCA to achieve your goals, Personal Coaching is for you and the best part is that it's FREE.  You can sit down one-on-one with a personal coach and they will help you find the way to achieving your health and wellness goals.  Whether you are a new member or long-time member that has found yourself in a rut, personal coaching is FREE and available for you at both program centers. Members can sign-up for a personal coaching session at the Welcome Center.

Lifestyle Center Orientation
There is a variety of great cardio and strength training equipment in your Lifestyle Centers available to you at any time as a member. To make sure you are getting the most out of your exercise, we recommend that all new members take advantage of your TWO FREE Lifestyle Center Orientations. Our fitness staff can show you safe and effective ways of using the cardio equipment and incorporating strength training into your workout routine.  Medical studies show that adding strength training to an exercise regimen helps to build bone mass, increase metabolism, and improve cardiovascular health. Members can sign up for a free orientation at the Welcome Center.

Right Foot Forward Classes
At the Door County YMCA there are classes to meet everyone's fitness levels, from those who are new to exercise up to a seasoned exerciser. However, with the expansive list of class offerings it might be difficult to figure out which class is right for you.  Look for the right foot forward (r.f.f) shoe logo pictured on the left throughout the program guide to find more information on the classes that are suited for those who want to make the right start.