Group Fitness Classes

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!

Our YMCA is a safe, welcoming and inclusive place where you can connect with others and engage in activities that improve your life and help you achieve your goals. We offer a wide variety of programs that can help you and your family lead healthier lives regardless of your background or financial situation.

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.

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.  

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!

Buti is a Sanskrit word that means “the hidden cure.” Through primal movement, dynamic asana and cardio-sprints, students break down the emotional barriers that hold them back from achieving self-love and true human connection. All Buti classes utilize spiral structure technique to facilitate the release and toning of the body -physical, emotional and energetic.

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.

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

Get your heart rate up with this combination of body weight exercises, cycling, step aerobics, and resistance training.

Get your heart rate up, build strength and increase flexibility, all from a chair! Chairobics combines aerobic exercise and muscular endurance with great music while participants are seated. Some Chair Yoga and stretching at the end of class rounds out this great low-impact workout.

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

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. 

Drop the kids off at KidZone and come up to the Fitness Centre for a Boot Camp!  This class combines cardiovascular intervals with resistance training techniques. Modifications are provided to make this class suitable for all fitness levels

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. If we have more participants than Gravity machines, we will offer alternative exercises and transitions to include everyone!

Challenge and improve your agility, core strength and overall fitness level. Class combines cardiovascular intervals with resistance training techniques featuring the Total Gym Gravity machines. Modifications provided to make this class suitable for all fitness levels — beginners welcome! 

Combine a full body Gravity workout with some extra Core exercises using exercise balls, medicine balls, kettlebells and dumbbells. 

New Program taught by Kimberly McKay! Following DVIDA (Dancevision International Dance Association) syllabus, learn basic routines to six common dances you can use anywhere from weddings to dance venues around the world.

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). 

Concentrating on posture, balance and flexibility, Pilates is a form of exercise which strengthens the body with an emphasis on core strength.

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

A gentle, easy to follow stretch class to help increase flexibility, improve joint mobility and core stability. Suitable for any fitness level.

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.

Participate in a variety of dynamic, high intensity cardio and resistance intervals in a circuit format.  This class will challenge and improve your cardiovascular fitness, balance, core strength and muscular endurance

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.

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. 

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.

Registered Fitness Classes

Please be aware of registration dates and register early to avoid disappointment. Fees may apply. 

Kung Fu is a traditional form of martial arts that not only educates an efficient style of self-defense but also history, philosophy and ethics. Join us in learning the basics of this art form from SiFu, Trevor Uitvlugt. Register for sessions through ACTIVE Net.

12-15yrs, FREE for members

This program runs in 4-week sessions, participants are required to attend Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday classes. The program will teach teens how to exercise effectively using equipment, free weights and body weight.  Receive guidance from staff on how to begin or improve your workout.  

This ancient practice 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; Tai Chi 3 for those who have learned the full set of moves and Lok Hup Ba Fa (Advanced Tai Chi).

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