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!

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Aug 24 2017 - Oct 26 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jun 15 2017 - Aug 17 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Parkinson's Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

May 25 2017 - Jul 6 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with Parkinson?s. The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted. Individuals with MS or in Post Stroke Recovery are also encouraged to

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays, Saturdays 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

May 6 2017 - Jun 17 2017

Greene County YMCA

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with muscular degeneration challenges, including but limited to Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and muscle injury. The class is progressive and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

X-PLODE Group Training

Ages: 16 and above

Wednesdays 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

May 3 2017 - Jun 14 2017

Greene County YMCA

Join us for a , 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, free weights, body weight training and more to take you closer to reaching your fitness goals. This class is will have limited enrollment to

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00

Self Defense and Strength

Ages: 16 and above

Sundays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Apr 23 2017 - Jun 4 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Have you ever thought about taking a self defense class? Afraid you won?t have the strength to perform the techniques you learn? This 7 week course is designed to show women the techniques they need to defend themselves in the event of an attack and exercises to do to develop strength for each technique. Each

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Parkinson's Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Apr 19 2017 - May 31 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Parkinson’s Wellness Program is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with Parkinson?s. The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted. Individuals with MS or in Post Stroke Recovery are also encouraged to

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Apr 6 2017 - Jun 8 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Apr 5 2017 - May 24 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with muscular degeneration challenges, including but limited to Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, and muscle injury. The class is progressive and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

Tuesdays, Thursdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017

Schenectady YMCA

*OFF-SITE; Scotia Lincoln, 10 weeks: 12 Choreographed cardio dance routines incorporating various styles of dance with a variety of your favorite songs followed by abdominal and arm work with weights and a relaxing stretch/yoga routine.

Pricing

Member: 35.00

Non-Member: 70.00