YMCA of Rock River Valley Mobile App

Reach your health and fitness goals with a connected fitness experience that helps make the most of your Y membership.

We’re excited to unveil an updated, more streamlined mobile fitness app experience for our members! Our updated Y fitness app puts all the tools you need for a healthier lifestyle right in the palm of your hand.

Mobile App Features

Find A Class

Find Fitness Classes

Search for classes and filter by location and class type. Then simply add it to your calendar. The Other Schedules feature in the app gives you access to area schedules like our pool, climbing wall, child watch and teen centers.

Record a Workout

Record a Workout

Record your workouts to keep track of personal progress. You can manually enter your workouts or link to Matrix equipment to automatically track progress with your XID number.

Join a Challenge

Join a Challenge

Join a challenge to compete with friends or to hold yourself accountable. We will update challenges periodically, so check back often in the app.

Set a Goal

Set a Goal

Visit the Goal Center to set goals for yourself and then watch your progress in the app. Goals include number of workouts, calories, time, or distance.

Earn Rewards

Earn Rewards

Earn points for downloading the app, checking in, setting and achieving goals, joining challenges, etc. Easily keep track of reward points to get savings at online retailers.

Be in the Know

Be in the Know

Get important notifications right to your phone for things like weather updates, schedule changes, and facility updates.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

No, you will need to remove the old app and download the new app from the App Store on Apple devices or Google Play on Android devices.

You can click the above links to go directly to our app in the app store. From there you will download the new app to your device. 

The Y Mobile App is an added value experience to help you reach your fitness goals. There is no cost to download or use the app.

To begin your fitness journey with the Y Mobile App, follow the steps below:

  1. Open the app and click the “Create Account” button.
  2. Choose your home YMCA location.
  3. Finish signing up by filling in your contact information (first name, last name, and email) and create a password.
  4. Explore the Y Mobile App!

One of the many features of the Y Mobile App is digital check-in.

This means you no longer have to bring in your membership card. To use this feature follow the steps below:

  1. Log in the the Y Mobile App.
  2. Click the barcode icon located in the top right corner.
  3. Select the “Add Barcode” button.
  4. Type in your membership ID number located on your membership card or scan the barcode.
  5. Click “Save” in the top right corner.

You can find the number on the back of your membership card. If you lost your card, then stop by the Member Experience Desk at any location. We’ll be happy to help you add your information.

We have noticed an issue with Android phones. Whether you enter the number in manually or scan it, you must add a space following the last number. The Save button will then appear in the upper right hand corner. 

If you have an iPhone and are still having an issue, please let us know at the membership desk or by email at info@rockriverymca.org.

The Y Mobile App connects with the following fitness trackers:

Apple Health
FitBit
Garmin
MapMyFitness
Microsoft Band
Misfit
MyFitnessPal
Polar
Preva
Runkeeper
Strava
Suunto
TomTom
Withings

Use the “Connected Apps” icon to streamline your health data and sync your activity with popular fitness tracking devices and apps. 

**Please note - if you sync a fitness tracker, then you will not want to record your workouts manually. This will cause the app to duplicate workouts. Allow your connect device to talk to the app directly to track your workouts.

Yes! Be sure to turn on notifications within the app settings. 

Group Fitness class schedules will be found in the app under "Find a Class." You can sort by location, activity and instructor. Just choose "Filter" to select how you want to sort the schedule.

All other area schedules including pools, child watch areas, gyms, teen and tween centers will be located under "Other Schedules." 

Click on your user photo/initials in the upper left hand corner. This will expand the account section. Click on Locations. It auto populates with your home branch. Click on the magnifying glass at the top to view our other branches. Simply click on one of the branches to access further information.

This Challenges feature is a fun way to mix up your workout routine. To participate in a challenge follow the below steps:

  1. Log in the the Y Mobile App.
  2. Click the “Challenges” icon.
  3. Click one or more of the challenges that seems interesting to you to learn more.

No matter your workout routine, you can record all your workouts with this easy to use feature. However, there are two ways to record your workouts.

Record Manually:

  1. Log in the the Y Mobile App.
  2. Click the “Record a Workout” icon.
  3. Click the “Record Manually” button.
  4. Enter the workout information in the space provided (date, time, type, distance, and duration. Calories will populate).
  5. Click “Add” in the top right corner to save.
xCapture:
  1. Log in the the Y Mobile App.
  2. Click the “Record a Workout” icon.
  3. Click the “xCapture” button.
  4. Select the device type: bike, elliptical, recumbent bike, stepper, treadmill, and/or other.
  5. Capture the full control panel when you finish your workout: time, calories, and distance.
  6. Click the “Submit” button to save.

One of the best features to help you reach your fitness goals on the Y Mobile App is the Goal Center.

To use this feature follow the steps below:

  1. Log in the the Y Mobile App.
  2. Click the “Goal Center” icon.
  3. Select your goal type (number of workouts, calories, time, or distance).
  4. Select your target.
  5. Select the period of time in which you wish to reach your goal.
  6. Name your goal.

Stop by the Member Experience Desk at any YMCA of Rock River Valley location or contact us at info@rockriverymca.org. We’ll be happy to help you resolve the problem.

You can reset your password by selecting the “Forgot password?” link located below the log in button.