Strength & Conditioning

Weight Room

The York Catholic weight room is a 2,800 square foot facility that features over 10,000 lbs. of free weights, 2,000 lbs. of dumbbells, (3) power lifting platforms, and top of the line Hammer Strength, Body Masters, and York Barbell equipment.

Its cardiovascular equipment features (1) Techno-Gym upright stationary bike, (1) TechnoGym “Wave,” and (2) Star Trac treadmils. The weight room is also equipped with numerous speed, agility, and plyometric equipment (including TRX suspension trainers, medicine balls, jump boxes, resistance bands, agility ladders, hurdles, etc.).

The YCHS strength and conditioning program is designed to allow student-athletes the ability to train in a safe and effective manner to gain the power and explosiveness they need for their desired sport.

Rules

Junior High Contract

Hours

In September and October, the weight room is reserved as part of practice time for many fall sports teams.  The weight room is open to all students during the following times:
Mondays           3:00-4:00 PM
Tuesdays          3:00-4:00 PM
Wednesdays     3:00-4:00 PM
Thursdays         3:00-4:00 PM
Fridays              3:00-4:00 PM

Renovation

The YCHS weight room has undergone a complete overhaul since 2008.  The goal of the renovation was to create one of the top high school strength training facilities in the York area.  Through generous donations, a grant from the Bob Hoffman Foundation, and our students’ hard work at the 2008 YC Lift-a-Thon, our goal is achieved.

Check out the phases of the weight room renovation.
Update 1 – Hammer Strength Power Racks
Update 2 – Mirrors and other Hammer Strength pieces
Update 3 – Rubber Flooring & Final Completion
Behind the Scenes

1,000 lb. Club
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Training Tips

Benefits of Weight Lifting

Power Training Exercises

Nutrition