Health and Wellness


At the Y we believe a healthy community is a strong community. We know that staying healthy involves more than working out. Our programs and services focus on the entire family’s health, while providing a variety of fitness and wellness programs to serve a person’s unique needs. At the Y, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions so you can know the best ways to stay fit. We offer the latest fitness classes, personalized training programs, sports leagues for all ages and so much more.


Upcoming Health & Wellness Events:

August 2018 – Diabetes Prevention Program

Complete this short assessment and find out if you are at risk. Please send completed forms to by August 15th.

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August 2018 – Couch To 5K Running Program

Start our training program on August 20th and be prepared to cross the finish line at the Brookshire’s + Super 1 Foods Heroes Run on October 27th!

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For More Information About Health & Wellness at the Y:

Misty Alexander, Wellness Director
318-674-9635 |


Paddle Board Yoga

July 21st

Paddle Board

Ages: 15- 100

Program Dates: Jul 21 2018

Our outdoor excursion meets at Port-au-Prince on Cross Lake. The course consists of an hour of paddle, followed by an hour of SUP yoga. Afterwards, participants can enjoy food and fellowship at Port-au Prince. The cost for the excursion is $40. *Food and drink is not included. All participants should bring a personal flotation device and water. In the event of bad weather, the excursion will be rescheduled.

Online Registration: Jul 2 2018 - Jul 21 2018

In-House Registration: Jul 2 2018 - Jul 21 2018

Contact: Misty Alexander at

Non-Member: $40.00

Registration has ended for this program.

Couch to 5k

Couch to 5k

couch to 5k, running

Program Dates: Aug 20 2018 - Oct 27 2018

Participants meet at the BHP Billiton YMCA. Mondays at 5:45 PM, and Tuesdays at 6:15 PM. Registration is free for YMCA members, and is $25 for non-members. Participants goal race is the Heroes Run in Shreveport, on Saturday, October 27th.

Online Registration: Aug 9 2018 - Aug 27 2018

In-House Registration: Aug 9 2018 - Aug 27 2018

Contact: Misty Alexander at

Member: $0.00

Non-Member: $25.00


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