Personal Training

A free Personal Training program custom designed for your specific needs and goals is included with your membership. This Program is designed by our Certified Personal Trainers and as a Sherman Lake YMCA member you are entitled to two (2) free sessions each year.

Fitness Assessments are available for a fee to all members – we also offer a fee structure for those members wishing to meet with a Trainer each time they visit, to have their program supervised and custom edited as they progress.

For information about Personal Training Programs, contact our Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Tesi Klipsch, at (269) 731-3044 or at

Tesi Klipsch, Healthy Lifestyle Coach

Tesi Klipsch,
Healthy Lifestyle Coach

Working out with a certified personal trainer is a great way to get into your best physical shape. Trainers build a program specialized to your goals; they offer motivation, accountability, and expertise!

A personal trainer can help you:

  • Improve your overall fitness
  • Learn new skills
  • Reach and maintain a healthy weight
  • Take charge of your health.

These and other general “fitness questions” can be directed to Tesi Klipsch, our Healthy Lifestyle Coach. Just e-mail your questions to and we will give you some basic information to help you address your fitness concerns. Of course, as a member, you may access our trainer in-person and receive more specific answers and strategies to address your fitness questions.

Health Seekers Support Group

Want to learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes? Looking for effective tools for achieving weight loss or other wellness goals?

Join with others on a journey to greater health and well-being in Sherman Lake YMCA’s Health Seeker Support Group. This 8-week wellness program is led by Certified Health Coach, Jennifer Biron. Each week, the group will have 30 minutes of discussion on topics such as Nutrition, Stress & Time Management and the Benefits of Exercise, followed by 30 minutes of meaningful movement with a Y instructor.

Jennifer Biron, Health Seekers Leader

Jennifer Biron, Health Seekers Leader

Weekly Topics:

  • January 22 - Orientation
  • January 29 - Carbs & Protein
  • February 5 - Fruits & Vegetables
  • February 12 - Sugar
  • February 19 - Stress & Time Management
  • February 26 - Nutritional Labels
  • March 5 - Organic v. Non-Organic
  • March 12 - Benefits of Exercise

Jennifer Biron is a Certified Health Coach and Massage Therapist. She strives to create a supportive environment to help people achieve their health goals through lifestyle and food changes, understanding that everyone is different with unique needs.

Health Seekers is open to those ages 13 and up. For more information about our current session, please call the front desk at 269-731-3032.

Cost: Members $40/Non-Members $60
Schedule: Monday, January 22 - March 12, 2018, 6:00-7:00pm
Register: Click here to register or call 269-731-3032.


CPR, AED & First Aid Classes

$35 (Y-Members) $40 (Community)

This is a one day, two-hour course. Upon completion, participants will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support (CPR/AED) and First Aid certification through the American Safety and Health Institute, as well as a PDF copy of both student handbooks.

2018 Class Dates - please choose ONE from the list below:

  • Sunday, February 11, 11am-1pm
  • Tuesday, February 13, 6pm-8pm
  • Sunday, March 11, 11am-1pm
  • Tuesday, March 13, 6pm-8pm
  • Sunday, April 15, 11am-1pm
  • Tuesday, April 17, 6pm-8pm
  • Sunday, May 20, 11am-1pm
  • Tuesday, May 22, 6pm-8pm

Register: Click here to register or call 269-731-3032. Payment is due in full at time of registration; and includes a $15 non-refundable deposit.

Passport to Fitness

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During January and February, join the YMCA and your fellow members for a fast-paced, six-week fitness challenge! Get to know your YMCA as you complete the challenges, and make sure to have your fitness instructor or a front desk staff member sign off in the appropriate square. Complete as many as you can and win prizes as you continue on your lifetime path to wellness!

Passport to Fitness is for all of our YMCA members. We hope newcomers and longtime members alike will be challenged, and maybe even find a new workout or exercise they love!

Cost: FREE for all Members
Register: No registration necessary - just pick up your Passport to Fitness card at the front desk and get started!