YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina

Weight Loss Programs

Get serious about healthy living with one of our Weight Loss Programs! Whether you're looking to lose weight, get healthier, stay off medications, change bad habits, or maintain the weight and fitness level you've achieved, we're here to help! We know that exercise and being physically fit is only one part of living a healthy life, feeling good and enjoying yourself. Our programs combine workouts with education about nutrition and exercise strategy. Don't just achieve your fitness goals, we want to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle for the rest of your life! Each year we offer two weight loss programs.

Jump Start Weight Loss Program

If you are looking for some direction, accountability or even a virtual workout buddy during this time of social distancing, look no further! The Y is launching a brand new virtual weight loss program to give you the tools you need to achieve your wellness goals from home. This 8-week program led by a YMCA certified Personal Trainer meets virtually twice a week for weigh-ins, nutrition education, food tracking, and group workouts.

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Program Includes
  • 2x Weekly Virtual Meetings

  • Weigh-Ins

  • Nutrition Seminars

  • Food Tracking Assistance

  • Virtual Workouts

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00pm-1:00pm
April 28th - June 18th
Regular Pricing
$99 for Y Members / Non-members
Lori Campbell, Healthy Living Engagement Coordinator

(910) 251-9622 x225


This 8 week program is designed to activate your weight loss and give you the tools you need for life-long success in a supportive small-group atmosphere. A combination of education, mandatory food tracking, and group workouts will give you the support you need to meet your goals. 

What's Included
  • Lead by ACE Certified Weight Management Specialist

  • Pre & Post Fitness Evaluations

  • Weekly Weigh-ins

  • Weekly Workouts

  • Nutrition Coaching

  • Learn Exercise Programming

  • Daily Food Tracking Required

  • Group Support

  • Maximum 12 Per Group

2019 Fall Session
September 30th - November 25th  
Jen Pate, Wellness Programs Coordinator

Healthy Weight and Your Child

Looking for a program for your child - check out Healthy Weight and Your Child - a new evidence based program for children ages 8-13 and a caregiver. 

Lose It Team Weight Loss Challenge

The YMCA's own "Biggest Loser Challenge" in a fun environment! During this 8+2 week program you'll meet and work out with your Team and Personal Trainer every week, attend weekly wellness seminars, and enjoy team motivation as you strive to be the winning team and reach your goals. The winning team (team with the greatest % of weight loss) will win BIG! Each team must have a minimum of 4 participants and a maximum of 6. 

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Meet our Trainers

What's Included
  • Team T-shirt
  • Pre and Post fitness assessment
  • Weekly Workouts with your Team Personal Trainer
  • Weekly Weigh-ins (There are NO MAKEUP times or dates for weekly workouts, weigh-ins or prizes)
  • Health & Fitness Handouts
  • Weekly Health & Fitness Seminars
  • Percentage Weight Loss Posted Weekly
  • Weekly Emails
  • Bonus Challenges throughout the program
2020 Seminar Topics
  • Week 1  Saturday, 1/25      9:30am    "Food Tracking 101"  by Jen Pate
  • Week 2  Thursday, 2/6       6:30pm    "Food Preparation"  by Sarah Dalmas  (Nir Family YMCA Kitchen)
  • Week 3  Thursday, 2/13      Noon       "Fitness Wearables" by Dawn Nelson
  • Week 4  Friday, 2/21          1:00pm    "Cardiovascular & Resistance Training: Building Blocks for Effective Weight Loss" by Christine Parrish
  • Week 5  Wednesday, 2/25   1:00pm   "Exercise Programming" by Chris Musgrove
  • Week 6  Wednesday, 3/4    Noon        "How Sleep, Fuel, and Rest Help Your Metabolism" by Alissa Trott
  • Week 7  Monday, 3/9         10:00am   "Y Zone Recover" by Andie Falconi,  Tuesday, 3/10 6:30pm "Y Zone Recover" by Andie Falconi
  • Week 8  Thursday, 3/19      1:00pm    "Keep the Momentum" by Lori Campbell

*open to Y-members not enrolled in Lose It for a $10 per seminar fee. Register at the desk or online. Limited space available.

2020 Winter Session
January 25th - April 17th  

Nir Family YMCA
2710 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28403 

2020 Team Days and Times
Mondays @ 12 Noon Black Team with Christine
Tuesdays @ 5:30am Dark Gray Team with Alissa
Tuesdays @ 6:30pm Yellow Team with Dawn
Wednesdays @ 10:00am Red Team with Jen
Thursdays @ 10:30am Royal Blue Team with Lori
Fridays @ 12:00 Noon Heathered Teal Team with Sarah
Saturday, @ 10:00am Purple Team with Chris
$225 for Y Members
$325 for Non Members
Early Bird Special $199 / members, $299 / non-members by January 4, 2020!!
Other Information
  • Each participant is required to fill out a participant packet and agree to the challenge rules and policies.
  • Due to the nature of the program, absolutely no refunds after January 25th.
  • Minimum of 4 people and maximum of 6 per team. Refunds are provided if team minimums are not met. 
  • Must have 6 teams in order for challenge to begin. Refunds are provided if team minimums are not met. 

Jen Pate, Wellness Programs Coordinator

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