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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. Visit any Y location for details or to join a Triathlon Training Club.

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 >