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Health, Fitness & Aquatics

Group Fitness

Strength in numbers: a group workout is lots of fun and highly motivating!   

At our YMCA you'll find an extensive mix of fitness classes and programs for your age, ability and interest. Check out the list below for something just right for you!

Don't forget we also offer Aquatic Group Fitness Classes in the pools. Stay 'n Play child minding is available so you don't need to worry about your little ones while you take time to care for yourself.

Drop In >>

A drop in format and carefully arranged schedule means it's easy to pick something you want to try - or stick with something you like.  Every person in a group fitness class works at their own pace while our certified YMCA instructors guide you: all abilities are welcomed.  Many of our most popular classes also have a 'Gentle' version perfect for members looking for a lower-key workout. 

Registered >>

Though many of our programs are drop-in, we do have some that require participants to be registered in advance. Some registered programs carry a fee, though many are included free with your membership. These programs are designed to offer caring support networks, encourage personal growth and promote fun and friendship. Space may be limited and tends to fill up quickly; please be aware of Registration Dates and register early to avoid disappointment. 

Please view the Program Schedule for class times. 

Drop In Fitness Classes 

Active Stretch
This class teaches stretching strategies for those with active lifestyles. Participants will learn proper stretching and recovery techniques using innovative methods and tools.

Bars & Plates
Bars and Plates is low in complexity, but high in results! It will sculpt your muscles, increase metabolism, and increase strength using specially designed bars and weight plates. There’s no experience required to join the class, just your desire to build a stronger you.

Body Sculpt
Develop your muscular strength and endurance using a variety of equipment and techniques. Strengthen and tone the abdominals, upper, and lower body while focusing on proper movement execution. Options available: Body Sculpt: Gentle 

Boot Camp
Challenge and improve your agility, core strength and overall fitness level. Class combines cardiovascular intervals with resistance training techniques. Modifications provided to make this class suitable for all fitness levels - beginners welcome! Options available: Boot Camp: Family & Boot Camp: Outdoor (weather dependent)

Bridge Bootcamp
This class is designed to build strength and cardiovascular skills through a variety of high intensity intervals using our bridge. It could include monkey bars, TRX, Gravity and more. Each class is different and geared towards all fitness levels.

Cardio: Boxing
This class combines martial arts techniques with high-energy cardio, for all fitness levels. Build stamina, improve coordination and flexibility, and burn calories as you build lean muscle with this fun and challenging workout. Boxing gloves and hand wraps are highly recommended and not provided. You can purchase gloves at our Welcome Desk or buy your own (16oz gloves). 

Cardio: Gentle
A gentle way to start if you are looking to get moving, we use a variety of exercises and include some strength and cardio to help you get going. Whether you are new to exercise or looking for a class to get you started, this is the class for you.

Cardio: Sculpt
A variety of cardio based exercises, strength and fitness activities in a circuit style. Option: Teen (10-15yrs)

Cardio:Skip
Use the ultimate fitness tool for skipping combined with strength training. 

Cardio: Step 
A variety of high/low impact exercises, step aerobics, power kick boxing and muscle toning. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Core
Focus on abdominal and back strengthening exercises for development of core strength to proactively fight back pain, repetitive stress, weakness and fatigue.

Cycle
Stationary cycling with the motivation of an instructor, the companionship of a group, and up-tempo music lead to an easy to follow workout for all fitness levels. Options Available: Cycle: Gentle 

Gravity
This class provides low impact, full body conditioning using the Gravity Training System. This workout has the function of an adjustable incline plane and gravity resistance! All fitness levels welcome. Classes are limited to 10 so come early. Options available: Gravity: Core & Gravity: Gentle

Kickboxing
A form of martial art, this class is designed to increase muscular strength and endurance, through series of boxing techniques of jabs, hooks, and kicks with the use of punching pads/bags. Participants must supply their own boxing gloves and hand wraps as they are not provided. You can purchase gloves at our Welcome Desk or buy your own (16oz gloves).

Pilates Fusion
Strength workout that combines movements from Pilates and other fitness classes to improve strength and stability in the core muscles.

Ride & Glide 
Combine the cardio benefits of stationary cycling with the strength benefits of Gravity training for a total body workout!

Small Group Training
Great opportunities to meet new people, learn new things, motivate yourself and work out as a group. Training focus may change per session and will be promoted in advance.

Stretch
A gentle, easy to follow stretch class to help increase flexibility, improve joint mobility and core stability. Suitable for any fitness level. There are classes available in the fitness studio or join us in the warmer water for a stretch in the leisure pool (Aqua:Motion)! Options available: Stretch: Advanced 

Tabata
Participate in a variety of dynamic, high intensity cardio and resistance intervals to challenge and improve your cardiovascular fitness, balance, core strength and muscular endurance.

Triathlon Training 
No need to register as our schedule accommodates your triathlon training needs! View our Program Schedule and look for “Tri Swim”, “Tri Run” and “Cycle” or piece them together however you like!

TRX
Develop your muscular endurance at your own pace with TRX. This class delivers a full-body workout by utilizing one's bodyweight and gravity on the TRX Suspension Trainer. TRX will provide you with a fast and effective workout, great for people of all fitness levels.

TRX: Boot Camp
A high intensity interval style workout that uses a scientific formula to deliver the best workout possible. Using a popular new body-weight strap suspension system, this class focuses on a variety of different moves done in intervals with recoveries in between. Each move is done at your own pace, so this class is great for all fitness levels!

W.O.W (Workout of the Week)
Participate with an instructor on the routine that will be posted as the Workout of the Week right after you complete it. This motivating class will provide a unique workout every time. Options available: WOW:Partner, WOW:Family (Adult + child 8yrs+)

Yoga
Yoga means union, a coming together of mind, body and spirit. Your flexibility, strength and concentration will be improved through a series of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Comfortable clothing and willingness to try new things is all you need to participate.

Zumba
Come join our spicy high-energy class that fuses Latin beats and easy to follow hot dance steps in a low impact setting. It's an absolute blast of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!  Great for all abilities because you do what you can - probably with a big smile on your face. 

Registered Fitness Classes

Jr. Duathlon (8-16yrs)
This is a Duathlon based training program for youth and teens! It incorporates drills focusing on running and biking. No experience is necessary; just a willingness to have fun and push yourself!

Strength Training Teen (12-15yrs, Members only)
Receive guidance from staff on how to begin or improve your workout with muscle conditioning . Focus on proper technique and safety with your goals in mind. 

Tai Chi (Members Only)
This ancient practise is a series of 108 slow, graceful movements developed in the 12th century by a Taoist monk. All at the same time, it is a health exercise, a method of meditation and a martial art. Here we will emphasize the health aspects of this art. The movements are specially designed to relieve stress and fatigue while developing strength, flexibility and concentration. Participants will learn small portions of the set each class until the complete set is learned.  

At our YMCA we offer Tai Chi 1 for beginners; Tai Chi 2 for members part way through learning set of 108 moves; and Tai Chi 3 for those who have learned the full set of moves. 

Yoga (Youth 7 - 12 yrs)
Member: Included | Public: $95 per session

Yoga means union, a coming together of mind, body and spirit. This class teaches yoga postures and breathing techniques and brings the benefits yoga can provide to anyone: flexibility, strength, concentration and more. It's a great way to establish healthy habits aimed at relieving stress early on in a young person's life. No experience necessary.