Livestreaming for Ys

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Posted July 2020.  For the most current news, join our #live-streaming channel on Slack. If you need to join our Slack community, send us a request.

 

Livestreaming Starter Pack for YMCAs

As live streaming* fitness classes and programming becomes the norm for many YMCAs, a few Open Y ambassadors shared their experience and knowledge with the Open Y community. Below are the resources we have so far. 

A sincere thanks to Nathan Hippenmeyer, Mike Hodge, Jon Kidwell and Jim Paro for paving the way. 

Live Streaming Equipment + Gear Guide 
Suggestions on your gear needs including computers, monitors, cameras, and broadcasting software. Put together by Nathan Hippenmeyer (YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities), Jim Paro (YMCA of Greater Brandywine) and Mike Hodge (YMCA of Greater Houston). 

Video: Live Streaming 101 with Houston + Hippenmeyer 
Strategies, equipment, and workflow from the pros on how to create member connection. Nathan Hippenmeyer (YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities), Jon Kidwell and Mike Hodge (YMCA of Greater Houston)

Video: Live Streaming Fitness Studio Lighting + Set-up 
Lighting basics and equipment for livestreaming. With Nathan Hippenmeyer (YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities). 

Video: Streaming to Multiple Facebook Pages + Restream
Get your streams onto all your Facebook pages and simulcast to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. With Nathan Hippenmeyer (YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities). 

Infographic: Get started with livestreaming

Livestreaming Assets: Pre-class countdown timers and backgrounds  

 

We'll be hosting more sessions on this in the future so stay tuned.