More than a gym or a place to workout, the Schlessman Family YMCA in Denver, CO features a strong sense of community. Amenities include community events, a lap pool, warm water pool, gym, SilverSneakers, along with a wide variety of fitness classes, water aerobics classes, pilates reformers and massage therapy. For kids, the Y is a go-to spot for quality childcare, preschool, swim lessons and year-round youth sports.
Schlessman Family YMCA
Congratulations to all who completed and participated in our 12 Days of Fitness Challenge in December! Join our January Mobile App Challenge! All you have to do is visit the Schlessman Y 6 times this month to jumpstart your 2019 goals!
Off the Screen, On the Mic! Poetry Night, Jan. 16
START 2019 WITH NEW SKILLS
The Y is hosting a 90-minute, family-friendly cooking class, featuring Chef Lynda Lacher.
January’s class will focus on macronutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrates) which are the building blocks of a healthy diet. Finding the proper balance of these nutrients helps balance weight, energy and increase your satiety between meals. This class will feature easy, nourishing and comforting one pot meals.
Class will include:
* Knife skills
* Easy to prepare, family friendly recipes
* Demonstration of recipes and techniques
* Nutrition information
* Delicious food to taste and enjoy
Each class costs $15 per person (Value = $65). Maximum class size is 30. Join us to improve your eating habits, cooking skills and to gain more confidence in choosing and preparing better quality foods.
Chef Lynda Lacher is a therapeutic chef and culinary instructor, and owner of COOK EAT THRIVE. Her specialty is teaching people the vital skill of healthy cooking and creating confidence in the kitchen! She is a graduate of, and former chef instructor at, Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Program, Brown College, MN. Chef Lynda created and currently teaches the Natural Chef Program at the Nutrition Therapy Institute, Denver, CO