YMCA Community Talk


Presented by Angela Boyd, Registered Dietician


What is a healthy heart? Come explore the how’s and why’s of disease prevention and what prevention looks like. Learn about the basic risk factors of heart diseases and how different lifestyles affect the heart.

This presentation is geared toward people of all walks of life.


Monday, February 9

6:00 – 7:00pm

Free & Open to the Public


About the Presenter: Angela has a Master’s Degree of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology from Washington State University, Spokane, where she focues on the effects of cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes, with extensive training in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. She is currently practicing as a Registered Dietician in Aurora, MN.

Daddy Daughter Dance

Saturday, February 7    6:00 – 8:00pm

Mt Iron Community Center


Joins us for our 2nd annual Daddy Daughter Dance! Don’t miss out on the chance to twirl your little girl around the dance floor. Dads, Dad-figures and Grandpas will take part in an evening of everlasting memories. DJ entertainment provided by Iron Range DJ’s and light refreshments will be on site as well as Photographs by Rhonda to order a special keepsake.

Tickets are limited to 150 couples, register early!


Cost: $25 per couple ($5 each additional daughter)

Register by phone 749-8020, online at mesabiymca.org or in person at the Y.

Current Schedules

View our Pool, Gym and Group Fitness Class schedules here.

POOL Schedule: September 8, 2014 – May 21, 2015 (REVISED January 1, 2015)

GROUP FITNESS CLASS Schedule: WINTER SESSION I (January 5 – February 22)

GYM Schedule: WINTER SESSION I (January 5 – February 22)

Lifeguard Training Course

February 2 – 5 and 9 – 12

Course instruction will be held Monday – Thursday 5:00 – 9:00pm at the Y.

This course includes CPR/AED Professional Rescuer & Administering Emergency Oxygen. Minimum age is 15 years.

Course fee: $175


For more information about swim requirements and course details, please call 749-8020 or contact Chad at cbuggert@mesabiymca.org.


Lifeguard positions are available at the Y!

Junior Lifeguard Program

Learning to Lifeguard Today…Saving Lives Tomorrow

Learn Lifesaving Skills

Try New Challenges in the Water

Program activities include: Lifeguarding Skills, Inner Tube Water Polo, Snorkeling and Underwater Hockey


Open to 12 – 15 year olds who can complete the following swim requirements: 50 yards Front Crawl. 50 yards Breaststroke, Tread Water 2 minutes, Submerge & Dive 7 feet underwater.


Workshops held monthly on Fridays 7:00 – 9:00pm – February 6, March 6, April 10, May 1

Program Fee: $5 per workshop

Contact Chad, Y Aquatics Coordinator at cbuggert@mesabiymca.org or call 749-8020 to register.

Mesabi Iron Guard Swim Challenge

January 12 – April 30

We challenge you to swim the Mesabi Iron Guard Swim Challenge – it’s a total of 58,500 yards! You choose your start date and complete the workouts as your schedule allows.

  • Increase your physical conditioning
  • Develop strength, endurance & confidence
  • Learn new training techniques
  • Enjoy the comraderie of other swimmers

It’s a variety of 30-minute swim challenges set over the course of 4 months. BUT WAIT…Complete the challenge in 6 weeks and you’ll earn the IRON GUARD status!

All workouts must be completed in the Mesabi YMCA pool. All participants must swim the plan in order. The lifeguard on duty must sign off on each completed workout.

FREE – Just register with any YMCA lifeguard on duty. Non-members may purchase a Y day pass for each workout to use the pool.

Download the swim challenge documents here!

Workout Tracking Sheet


Workouts 1 & 2, Workouts 3, 4 & 5, Workouts 6, 7 & 8, Workouts 9, 10 & 11, Workouts 12, 13 & 14, Workouts 15, 16 & 17, Workouts 18, 19 & 20, Workouts 21, 22, & 23, Workouts 24, 25 & 26, Workouts 27, 28, 29 & 30

TRX Suspension Training

Class days & times available on our current Group Fitness Class schedule.



TRX classes offer a variety to your workout routine that will challenge you. It is modifiable for a wide range of fitness abilities. Consider TRX classes another tool in your toolbox to help you achieve your fitness goals!

Pre-registration required. Register online at mesabiymca.org or at our Member Services Desk for each class you’d like to attend.

You may register for classes up to one week in advance.



TRX Exclusive $10 per class

TRX Express & Fusion $5 per class

Non-Members must purchase a Y day pass ($8) to participate in TRX classes.

FREE 7-visit Trial Membership

Here’s your invitation to enjoy some fitness and fun at the Mesabi Family YMCA.

CLICK HERE to print the Free 7-visit Trial Membership ad and bring it to the Y to get started!

adult members

YMCA Fitness Class Pass

Non-members may attend unlimited select group fitness classes* for just $70 per program session.  No membership or additional day pass purchase required!  

*See our current group fitness class schedule for classes included in the Class Pass.

Class Passes can be purchased at our Member Services Desk.

Get up, get movin’ and come join the fun!