YMCA Fitness Classes categories

Utilize the resistance and buoyancy of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility. Instructors lead small groups through water choreography and resistance exercises. Browse a sampling of our classes below, check the schedule at your local branch and drop into a class today!

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The Y offers a variety of strength-training classes that combine the benefits of building strength with the motivation and positive atmosphere of a group exercise class. These classes will increase your muscle endurance, enhance your cardiovascular ability and will develop coordination and balance.

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Living healthy is about spirit, mind and body at every age and stage. The Y offers a variety of mind/body classes to help you relax, strengthen, stretch and improve flexibility. We have something for every interest and every fitness level.  

Spirit-Mind-Body Class Benefits:

  • Feeling better, looking better and meeting friends
  • Union of spirit, mind, and body
  • Increased muscular flexibility
  • Increased core strength
  • Reduced stress levels
  • Improved overall well-being

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Cardiovascular (cardio) exercise burns calories and lowers body fat while strengthening your heart and lungs. Our group fitness and cardio classes are fun, motivating and challenging – and there’s so much variety!

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As you get older, you may find that you have a new set of fitness goals you want to achieve, such as improving your balance and flexibility. The YMCA creates a supportive environment for people of all ages to thrive. Make new connections, have fun and improve your health through programs that fit your lifestyle.

Popular Senior Fitness Classes Include:

  • Aquacise
  • Chair Yoga
  • EnhanceFitness
  • SilverSneakers Classes
  • Tai Chi
  • Zumba Gold

Most YMCAs offer adult sports leagues and open-play opportunities to get you active with any interest. The most common adult sports and activities offered are: 

  • Pickleball
  • Pickup Basketball
  • Racquetball
  • Open Play Volleyball

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Les Mills On-Demand Classes

The Y offers on-demand workouts through our Les Mills fitness partners, and live streaming senior-focused classes with our own Health and Wellness staff to help you stay active and connected!

8 Tips for Your First Spin Class

Spin class is a great indoor cardiovascular exercise routine that anyone can join in on. Deciding to go to an indoor cycling class for the first time may be intimidating, but it’s a fun and rewarding experience. With a few tips on how to get prepared for your first class and what to expect, you'll be ready to start cycling!