SMART Start

Reach your health and wellness goals the SMART way!

SMART Start is a free exercise program for new and current Y members age 12 and older who need extra support in reaching their health and wellness goals. In SMART Start, you’ll work with a Y personal trainer who will provide the individualized attention and motivation needed to get you started and keep you on track.

During this eight-week program you will have six appointments with a Y personal trainer. Together you will:

  • Create SMART goals.
    (SMART = Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound).
  • Set your targeted heart rate.
  • Review the basics of nutrition.
  • Learn how to safely and effectively increase the intensity of your workout.
  • Create a structured, sensible and personalized fitness plan
    that you can continue to use and build on after the completion of the program.

SMART Start is offered at all Lancaster Family YMCA branches. Program registration is available at the branch Welcome Desk.

When participating in SMART Start, remember to dress for a workout, wear comfortable clothing and supportive shoes and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.