The Hockomock Area Ymca Offers New Weight Loss Program

Communities are encouraged to participate in a new 10-week program called Weigh to Change

As September approaches, we often anticipate the beginning of new school year and plan for a new activity schedule. This is the perfect time to re-evaluate food and exercise habits and adopt healthier ones – all in a conscious effort to live healthier and happier.

Healthy lifestyles are achieved through the nurturing of mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness. At the Hockomock Area YMCA, healthy lifestyles are more than just working out. In addition to fitness facilities, the Hockomock Y provides educational programs to promote good health and support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

The Hockomock Area YMCA is excited to announce that all 3 of its branches will now offer a 10-week weight loss program called Weigh to Change following the success of our Foxboro spring program where 31 members lost a total of 267 pounds and 318.5 inches. Our fall program begins September 12 th and will run through November 19 th .

The Weigh to Change program offers support and education in both areas of fitness and nutrition. By combining physical training and better nutrition, participants will benefit in the most successful way to achieve weight loss. Participants will be challenged throughout the ten weeks with personal training, nutrition guidance, group work outs, and friendly challenge competitions.

Specifically the Weigh to Change Program includes:

  • Weekly individual 30-minute personal training session
  • Individual nutrition counseling with nutritionist
  • Minimum of three weekly group training sessions
  • Weekly nutrition and physical challenges
  • Two Nutrition workshops
  • Styku 3-D body scan
  • Entry into the Foxboro Y 5K Race on October 9 th

The cost of the program is $499 for Hockomock Area YMCA Members and $749 for Hockomock Area YMCA Program Members (over an $800 value).

Register for the Weigh to Change program at any Hockomock Area YMCA Member Service Desk or online at

Information sessions will take place at the following Hockomock Area YMCA locations:

  • Bernon Family Franklin Branch (45 Forge Hill Rd): Tues, 8/30 at 6:30pm or Sat, 9/3 at 10:00am.
  • Invensys Foxboro Branch (67 Mechanic Street): Thurs, 9/1 at 6:30pm or Sat, 9/10 at 9:00am.
  • North Attleboro Branch (300 Elmwood Street): Thurs, 9/1 at 6:30pm or Sat, 9/10 at 8:00am.

Anyone interested in more information about this program is encouraged to attend. For more information, please contact Lauren Hynes, Nutrition Director at the Hockomock Area YMCA at or 508-772- 1317.

About Hockomock Area YMCA:

At the Hockomock Area YMCA, strengthening community is our cause. The Hockomock Area YMCA is an organization of men, women, and children sharing a commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living, and foster a sense of social responsibility.

Our YMCA is committed to partnering and collaborating with others to create and deliver lasting personal and social change in the 15 communities we are privileged to serve. The Hockomock Area YMCA is a not-for-profit charitable cause-driven organization with facilities in North Attleboro, Foxboro, Franklin, and Mansfield. For more information visit

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