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At the Y, we thrive to improve our community’s health and well-being by offering support, guidance, resources, facilities, and expertise including personal training. Throughout the Valley, each Y location has certified personal trainers who prioritizes your health and well-being while helping you achieve your health and fitness goals.


The Y has personal trainers for all the ages and needs. Joshua Lipane, Program Director of Healthy Living, and Personal Trainer at the Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Family YMCA, has shared his thoughts on the benefits of starting a fitness journey with a personal trainer:

  1. Keep the client safe and push them in a safe manner to achieve fitness goals.
  2. A personal trainer makes sure you are doing the exercises correctly with good form.
  3. You can learn new ways to improve your strength, differently to increasing your weight.
  4. It provides better ideas and more resources to keep you motivated in your journey.

Erin Hallenbeck, Program Director of Healthy Living at Ross Farnsworth Family YMCA and Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA, said “personal trainers are there to push you and keep you accountable, and make sure you are heading in the right direction.” In addition, she said “It is a good way to start off the new year and this holiday season with some good goals and some direction to those.”
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When you sign up to become a member of the Y, you get a free healthy living consultation where one of our staff member will help guide you through creating a plan for your healthy living journey. The Y is here to lead you through your path to wellness.

If you are ready to start your journey with a professional, sign up for personal training, or visit our front desk at your nearest Y.

The Y is for everyone. We thrive to provide affordable programs and services to benefit people from all ages, income and backgrounds in our community. We have different types of memberships for young adults, adults (28+), seniors (65+), couple (two adults), families, and military. In addition, we have membership and program assistance, so everyone can try the Y.

Are you a member of the Y? Learn more about our schedule, virtual Y or programs.

Wanting to give a try to the Y? Get the free guest pass and enjoy of our programs for a week!

Share your Healthy Journey and Personal Training Experience at the Y with us!

If you have a healthy journey story at the Y or a personal training story, and you would like to share it with us, reach out to our Community Relations Coordinator, Clary Tanner!

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