Rock steady boxing Information

Rock Steady Boxing gives people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through a non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum. In this class, one fourth of the time is spent doing the actual hitting on the heavy bags and speed bags. The remainder of the class is spent doing a variety of things as follows:

  • Coordination: foot movements combined with arm movements
  • Walking and gait activities
  • Strength training with light weights, resistance tubing and body bars
  • Obstacles-stepping over objects forward and back as well as lateral movements
  • Balance training with weight shifting activities as well as static balance
  • Fine motor skills with games such as Operation, stringing beads, buttoning, etc.
  • Cognition-remembering sequences, games like Simon Says
  • Flexibility-stretches and yoga type activities
  • Core work-seated or on the mat
  • Voice activation-reading tongue twisters, yelling favorite food, singing songs like Row, Row, Row your boat.
other information:
  • Program date January 4 – December 31, 2021
  • Days: Monday – Thursday
  • Time: 11:30am-12:45pm
  • Monthly Cost: $25 Members; $50 Non-Members
  • Daily Rate: $10 Members; $15 Non-Members

NOTE: You must have a diagnosis of Parkinson’s by a doctor; then an assessment will be completed by a Rock Steady Coach.

For more information contact Marcie Peake at 334.271.4343 or [email protected]

Other Registration Months

FAMILY FITNESS FEST wetumpka ymca Wilson ymca

November 21 2020
Join us for FAMILY FITNESS FEST Fun family-friendly workouts & activities! Free event & open to the community! Adult Y-fit class, Kids Y-fit class.

  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:00am
  • Game Time: 11:00 am – 12:00pm
  • Events: Sack Races, Egg Spoon Relay, Jump the River, Family Obstacle Course and more.
Please note: all participants must wear mask/face shield during the event; except when actually participating in physical activity Drawings and giveaways!

*In case of rain, Wilson event will be relocated to the Bell Road YMCA


November 17 2020

The YMCA’s 5-week Weight Management Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to their daily behaviors. This program helps participants build skills for successful lifestyle changes. This program will be consist of 2 sessions per week. One session will be administered via Zoom or Facebook Live and the other session will be a 1 on 1 meeting with the Weight Management Coach at your branch.

program overview
  • 5 weeks / 2 sessions per week
  • 18 years or older to participate
  • Provides tools, knowledge, and group support to help you develop healthy eating and an exercise plan that works for you.
  • Start Date: November 17, 2020
  • Cost:  $20
  • Participating Branches: Bell Road, Downtown, Wetumpka, Grandview, Wilson, East, and Kershaw

Contact Fred Shelby at
334.833.1936 or [email protected]