West Toledo YMCA Open House on May 4 Will Offer Chance to Participate in ‘Take It Off, Toledo!’ Wellness and Weight Loss Challenge

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Family-oriented Open House from 10 a.m. - noon; community access to facility all day

TOLEDO, Ohio – May 1, 2019 – The YMCA of Greater Toledo will offer an open house on Saturday, May 4, as part of its support of the city’s Take It Off, Toledo! wellness and weight loss challenge. Toledo residents looking for an opportunity to work out that day and/or explore the Y’s wellness programs are invited to the West Toledo YMCA during its normal hours – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, the West Toledo Y will offer

 Health assessments

 Blood pressure screenings

 Body weight/BMI screenings

 General healthy lifestyle change information

 Information and, if desired, enrollment in the Y’s chronic disease management/prevention programs

 Family-oriented activities including inflatables, outdoor games, and healthy snacks

City residents are welcome to use facility and its amenities between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

 25-yard, six-lane indoor pool

 Leisure pool with zero depth entry, fountains, and slide

 Two-court gymnasium

 Wellness center

 Exercise studios

 Locker rooms

The Y is also supporting Take It Off, Toledo! through its supporting teams

 West Toledo Y Program Director Loren Gasser serves on the Movement Team of the wellness initiative

 YMCA of Greater Toledo Director of Healthy Living Beth Deakins serves on the Medical Team

The Y will host additional events per the following:

 Downtown YMCA – Wednesday, June 19, open house activities 4:30–6:30 pm, snacks, health assessments, outdoor Yoga in the Park class at 5:30 p.m.; the branch’s fitness center will be open to the public all day (5 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

YMCA of Greater Toledo

 Wayman Palmer YMCA – Saturday, June 15, open house activities 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with lunch for the first 200 people, inflatables and health assessments; access to the gym and fitness center 6 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.)