OWEN COUNTY FAMILY YMCA

Get Fit Challenge

for Youth Development, for Healthy Living, for Social Development

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A Healthier You in 2019

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Get Fit Calendar 2019

January 2- 31

January Adult Group Exercise Classes for Challengers OR a Session with a Trainer for Your Team January Group Exercise Classes: Participation is on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please arrive early and pick up your pass at the Y Member Services Desk. Ballroom Dance is excluded because of the progressive nature of the class. Challengers have the option of registering for unlimited group exercise classes after the free January classes for only $28/month via monthly bank draft. Inquire at the Y Member Services Desk for details. Session with a Trainer for Your Team: All Get Fit team training appointments must be scheduled before January 31. Bring your Get Fit Folder and its contents, including the completed Health History Participation Form with you when meet with the trainer.

January 2-March 22

• Track your food and drink consumption and exercise with the “Daily Food and Activity Journal” in your Get Fit Folder or on www.MyFitnessPal.com. • Explore www.ChooseMyPlate.gov for information on a balanced, healthy diet for life. Then complete “Rate Your Plate” for at least 5 days.

January 2, 3 or 7

anytime 6:00am-6:00pm: Mandatory Initial Weigh-in

Monday, January 7

Registration closes at 6:00pm

Monday, January 7, 6:30 pm

Diet and Nutrition Meeting by Hannah Helton, RD Everyone attending will be entered in a drawing for two $20 gift cards as well as other surprises and give-a-ways!

Appointments Available with Hannah Helton, RD

Please schedule your appointment at the Initial Weigh-in. Bring your “Daily Food and Activity Journal” with you to your appointment. You may also bring “Rate Your Plate”. Wednesday, January 9, 9:00-11:00am Thursday, January 10, 4:30-7:00pm Thursday, January 17, 4:30-7:00pm

January 14- March 11

Weekly Weigh-in is every Monday anytime 6:00am-6:00pm

Monday, January 14, 6:30pm

Diet and Nutrition Meeting by Hannah Helton, RD Everyone attending will be entered in a drawing for two $20 gift cards as well as other surprises and give-a-ways!

Friday, March 22

anytime 6:00am-6:00pm: Mandatory Final Weigh-in.


About the Challenge

Lose 5% or more of your body weight over the 12 week period and receive a $20 gift card and, if your team averages a loss of 3% or more, a chance to win $200 or $100 cash prizes.

Program includes:

  • weekly weigh-ins each Monday 6:00am-6:00pm
  • unlimited January adult group exercise classes OR a session with a trainer for your team
  • opportunity for individual counsel on diet
  • diet and nutrition meetings
  • support from your team and YMCA staff
  1. ALL participants must complete and sign the team enrollment form, as well as provide the contact and personal information.
  2. If your team would like to meet with a trainer, please name a team captain that can schedule the appointment at the initial weigh-in. Bring your Get Fit Folder and its contents, including the completed Health History Participation Form with you when meet with the trainer. All Get Fit trainer appointments must be scheduled before January 31.
  3. Please provide a team name that is appropriate at the time of registration.
  4. All Challengers MUST WEIGH AT THE YMCA ANYTIME 6:00 am – 6:00 pm, JANUARY 2, 3, or 7.
  5. Read this information sheet, “Get Fit Calendar 2019”, “Tips for Setting Your Wellness Goals”, “Portion Size Guide”, and “Policy for Training, Coaching and Orientation Appointments”. Complete and sign “Health History Information Form”. Complete “Building Smart Goals” and bring it with you if you meet with a trainer or dietitian.
  6. Begin tracking your food and drink consumption and exercise with the enclosed “Daily Food and Activity Journal” or on www.MyFitnessPal.com. If you opt to use the paper journal, you have been provided with 2 copies. Please make additional copies as you will want to continue journaling throughout the Challenge for best results.
  7. Challengers must weigh on March 22, anytime 6:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Final Weigh-in, to be eligible for individual gift card or cash prizes. If you will be unable to weigh on March 22, please contact Program Director Laura Gentry to weigh prior to March 22. (812)828-9622,ext.21
  8. Only teams that have all members weigh at the Final Weigh-in and average at least 3% loss, will be eligible for the $100 and $200 prizes. Only those team members who have lost at least 5% will be entered in the drawing for cash prizes.
  9. Reminder: Because of the nature of a challenge, all fees are non-refundable.

 

Teams are comprised of 1 to 3 adults. Enrollment is open now at the Owen County Family YMCA. All teams must be enrolled no later than January 8, at 6:00pm. Teams are encouraged to enroll early so they can begin participating in all the program offers.

All challengers must weigh-in on January 2, 3, or 7, anytime between 6:00am and 6:00pm.

Registration: Team of 1: $55 Team of 2: $90 Team of 3: $120

2019 Get Fit entry form