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Races and Challenges

Having fun can improve your health. Try a YMCA race, fitness challenge or triathlon.

  • 100 Mile Swim Club - Challenge yourself to swim 100 miles over the course of a year and earn a a free t-shirt.
  • 12-Week Fall Bootcamp (October-December) - Join a group of your peers to drop the pounds in this 12-week bootcamp! Great for all fitness levels, a YMCA Certified Personal Trainer will help you achieve your goals while you make new friends. Meets 3 times/week. $180/Y Member, $240/Non-member, $8/drop-in. 
  • Battle of the Bulge Weigh-in option (Thanksgiving - New Year’s) - Avoid weight gain over the holidays and finish the year strong with a personal challenge.
  • Group Exercise 12 Class Challenge (Thanksgiving-New Year's) - Stay active through the holidays with this challenge to attend 12 YMCA group exercise classes. Download flyer
  • Sweat Fest (January) - All YMCAs
  • 12-Week New You Bootcamp (February-April) - Get support from a Y expert personal trainer who will help you achieve maximum results and reach your goals in the Y’s 12-week New You Bootcamps! Feel better as you lose weight, boost energy and tone muscles while you make new friends. Meets 3 times/week. $180/Y Member, $240/Non-member, $8/drop-in. Register at any area Y
  • Racquetball Tournament (February) - Test your skills on the court with this annual event for all skill levels at the Downtown YMCA.
  • 12-Week Summer Slim Down Bootcamp (June-August) - Join a group of your peers to drop the pounds in this 12-week bootcamp! Great for all fitness levels, a YMCA Certified Personal Trainer will help you achieve your goals while you make new friends. Meets 3 times/week. $180/Y Member, $240/Non-member, $8/drop-in.
  • 10 Day Jumpstart - Supercharge your health in 10 days with this new fitness option. Jump start a new wellness routine, shoot past a plateau or energize your routine with new ideas from a certified YMCA personal trainer.

Put yourself to the test of an indoor or outdoor triathlon featuring swimming, running and biking.

Triathlon specific running, swimming and cycling bootcamps will be offered monthly (days and times TBD).

2016 Triathlon Calendar

  • January 24 - Downtown YMCA
  • March 13 - Andover YMCA
  • May 15 - Northwest YMCA (indoor/outdoor)

Triathlon distances: 500 yd swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile run

Compete in triathlons January-May as part of our Triathlon Cup series. Earn points based on time, place and events completed.

View Previous Triathlon Cup results >