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Group Fitness

Group Fitness classes at the YMCA provide a built-in accountability system that is proven to transform your goals into results! Offerings vary by branch. Try something new!

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Strength & Cardio

Strength Train Together

High-rep, full body workout using an adjustable barbell and weight plates.

Boot Camp

High-energy, toning, fat burning workout using strength and stamina movements.


Quick core work with a motivating group to push you.

Mat Pilates

Flexibility training improves posture, reduces stress and builds lean muscles.


Targets the core muscles (thighs, glutes, abs) and sculpts the arms.

TRX® Suspension Training

Using your body weight to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and core.



Burn calories and increase cardio with flats, hills, climbs, lifts, and sprints.

Dance Fitness

Movements and fitness techniques for added toning benefits.

Defend Together

Tap into mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid pace combining cutting-edge moves with thrilling music.


Fusion of Latin and International music creates a dynamic workout.


Choreographed moves using a bench and risers.

Mind & Body

Gentle Yoga

Beginner poses, correct alignment, breath work, and movement.


Elevated fitness board designed to build strength, balance, flexibility, coordination, and agility.

Tai Chi

Graceful, low-impact exercises help to reduce stress, putting minimal pressure on muscles and joints.


Basic poses, correct alignment, breath work, and movement.

Active Older Adults

Enhance Fitness

Treating Arthritis with low-impact exercises.

SilverSneakers® Circuit

Heart-healthy and gentle on the joints.

SilverSneakers® Classic

Uses hand-held weights, elastic tubing exercise ball.

SilverSneakers® Yoga

Increase flexibility, balance, and range of motion with chair yoga.

Water Fitness


Easy exercise program in the water. (No music)

Aquatic Arthritis

Taught by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor, gentle moves helps balance and range-of-motion.

Shallow Water Workout

Muscle resistance using various exercises and equipment.

Deep Water Workout

Uses Aqua Jogger belts and other equipment.

Water in Motion®

Cross Training reduces the impact on joints and back.

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