Take Back 2020
At the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, we help people of all ages achieve their health goals and bring their families closer together. A lot has changed over this past year, but our mission has remained the same—to be there for our communities when needed most. We may not know what the future holds, but we do know that we are stronger together.
We understand the impact the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have on the physical and mental health of our community. For that reason, we want to help reset 2020 and are asking our community to join us and end the year the way we want to start 2021.
The Take Back 2020 wellness challenge provides three weeks of progressive, but flexible fitness opportunities, with weekly recognition and chances for prizes.
• Three weeks of challenges to complete – December 13th through January 2nd
• Open to all members and non-members in our community for free
• Participants can schedule a free segmented body composition analysis (to take place when the Y reopens)
• Participants can earn up to 10 entries into a prize raffle of 10 drawings
• 10 MYZONE® MZ-3 Physical Activity Belts valued at $150 each will be drawn from the raffle on Monday, January 4, 2021 LIVE on Facebook
• Participants can download a free activity tracker to help them stay focused
• Non-member participants will have the $100 Join Fee waived if they choose to join the Y any time during the challenge OR during the month of January 2021.
December 13 to 19 – MEDALIST WEEK
Get moving 5 times for at least 20 minutes in 7 days from Sunday, 12/13 through Saturday 12/19 and your name will be featured on the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA MEDALIST WALL and you’ll receive 1 entry into the prize raffle.
December 20 to 26 – CHALLENGE WEEK
Get moving 5 times for at least 30 minutes in 7 days from Sunday, 12/20 through Saturday 12/26 and your name will be featured on the Wilkes-Barre FamilyYMCA CHALLENGER WALL and you’ll get 1 entry into the prize raffle.
*MEMBER ONLY BONUS: Attend our 60 minute Christmas Eve Sleigh Ride (virtual event) and slay those cookies w/ Elena at (starts at 7:30am) and get an extra entry into the raffle.
*Don’t have access to a spin bike? Follow along on a treadmill, elliptical, rower, etc. or create your own exercises to the intensity of the class!
December 27 to January 3 – CHAMPION WEEK
Get moving 4 times for at least 45 minutes in 7 days from Sunday, 12/27 through Saturday 1/3 and your name will be featured on the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA CHAMPION WALL and you’ll get 1 entry into the prize raffle.
*MEMBER ONLY BONUS: Attend our 60 minute New Year’s Eve Rockin’ Ride (virtual event) and rock into the New Year w/ Elena (starts at 7:30am) and get an extra entry into the raffle.
*Don’t have access to a spin bike? Follow along virtually on a treadmill, elliptical, rower, etc. or create your own exercises to the intensity of the class!
For more information on the challenge, including how to register, how to submit your results each week, the hall of fame and more or visit
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