Fitness Classes and Fun with Friends

The Y offers fitness classes for all ages, fitness-group-senior-men-womenall levels and all interests. From low-impact group exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training to indoor cycling, water exercise, and yoga, you’ll find a group exercise class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving.

Check out our extensive schedule of fitness classes today

With over 700 classes each week, it can be difficult to know which class might be best for you. So we invite you to check out our video series “What is…” Our What Is series shows you some different classes offered at the Y, giving you an opportunity to see what’s happening in our group exercise studios and our pools.

Discover classes designed specifically for your fitness level

  • I = Novice/ Beginner.  Suitable for new class participants, those just getting back into exercise or Active Older Adults.
  • II = Intermediate.  For anyone who exercises regularly and is ready for a challenging workout.
  • III = Advanced.  For anyone ready for an intense workout challenge!

Boot Camp

Ages: 16 and above

Mondays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mar 5 2018 - Apr 16 2018

Guilderland YMCA

Take your workouts to the next level in a fun, dynamic group setting. Class meets once per week in the Multi-Purpose Room. Each class will involve various types of equipment and focus on strength, endurance, and overall fitness.

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 100.00

Fitness Clinics

Mondays 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Jan 22 2018 - Jan 22 2018

Troy YMCA

Kettlebell exercises are whole-body exercises requiring full body integration and core stabilization. Sign-up for this 90 minute clinic to learn all the basics to using kettlebells as part of your workout routine.

Pricing

Member: 10.00

Non-Member: 15.00

Winter Yoga Retreat

Sundays 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Jan 21 2018 - Jan 21 2018

Greene County YMCA

Find relief from the cold, cloudy, dampness of winter! The practices of Yoga and Ayurveda can help us counter the heaviness of winter and find harmony. Join us for the Winter Retreat and enjoy balancing movement and stillness with flow yoga and restorative yin yoga, discussing food and lifestyle practices, and focusing on goals and

Pricing

Member: 40.00

Non-Member: 55.00

Introduction to Brazilian Jujitsu

Ages: 13 and above

Tuesdays, Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jan 16 2018 - Mar 8 2018

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Brazilian Jujitsu is a a grappling martial art. The core principle is that a smaller person can easily defend themselves against a larger stronger opponent. Through the use of leverage and technique an opponent can be subdued without causing lasting harm or injury. This introductory course will explore the fundamental concepts and provide real life

Pricing

Member: 175.00

Non-Member: 200.00

X-Plode

Ages: 14 and above

Tuesdays 6:30 AM - 7:15 AM

Jan 16 2018 - Feb 27 2018

Guilderland YMCA

Join us for a 45 minute, fast paced, extreme workout that will X-PLODE you to the next fitness level. You will use unique training tools such as tires, power rope, kettle bells, TRX, and more to take you closer to reaching your fitness goals.

Pricing

Member: 70.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Small Group Exercise

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jan 11 2018 - Feb 15 2018

Troy YMCA

Interested in learning more about free weights and how to incorporate them into your workouts? Then Intro to Weightlifting for Women is perfect for you! This small-group class runs for six weeks and teaches women proper weight-lifting etiquette, technique and routine. The goals for the class are to assist women in improving their posture, increasing

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Small Group Exercise

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jan 11 2018 - Feb 15 2018

Troy YMCA

Yoga Basics New to yoga? Looking for a more in depth exploration of your practice? Our Yoga Basics series will provide you with the foundation to understanding the basics of a yoga class. Learn yoga postures and alignment, breathing practices, and common yoga terms.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 115.00

Small Group Exercise

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 6:00 AM - 6:55 AM

Jan 11 2018 - Feb 15 2018

Troy YMCA

This small group exercise class mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training. It’s the perfect equation that equals great results!

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Breakthrough!

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Jan 10 2018 - Feb 21 2018

Greenbush YMCA

Within a group you find the motivation to go that extra mile, take that extra challenge, and lift that extra plate. Classes will start with a mobility workshop and end with a face-melting metabolic conditioning circuit. Under the supervision of a training expert, we will break through your plateau and bring out your best lift.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Small Group Exercise

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 6:00 AM - 6:55 AM

Jan 10 2018 - Feb 14 2018

Troy YMCA

Where physical fitness and efficiency meet. High Intensity Interval Training is a mode of exercising that concentrates effort, reduces time spent, and accomplishes a full body workout. Save time, achieve greater results. High Intensity Interval Training.

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00