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!

Neuromotor Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Nov 2 2017 - Dec 21 2017

Albany 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

Troy Strong

Thursdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Nov 2 2017 - Dec 14 2017

Troy YMCA

Where physical fitness and excellence meet. Troy Strong turns beginner into expert, average into elite, and good into better. Pursue your fitness potential with like minded individuals under excellent guidance, support, and motivation. Find out what true strength is. Become Troy Strong.

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 113.00

Slow Burn Conditioning

Ages: 16 - 65

Thursdays 6:00 AM - 6:55 AM

Nov 2 2017 - Dec 14 2017

Troy YMCA

Finish your workout week on Thursday with the fourth, and last, class in the Wake-Up and Work Series. Find your fitness fix with this high intensity, fast paced, no fluff, aerobic style body weight class. Participants get in, workout, then get on with their day. Sign-up for this class and prove you are tougher and

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

High Intensity Interval Conditioning

Ages: 16 - 65

Wednesdays 6:00 AM - 6:55 AM

Nov 1 2017 - Dec 6 2017

Troy YMCA

Workout on Wednesday with the third class in the Wake-Up and Work Series. Find your fitness fix with this high intensity, fast paced, no fluff, HIIT style class. Participants get in, workout, then get on with their day. Sign-up for this class and prove you are tougher and more disciplined than most, with High Intensity

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Women on Weights

Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oct 31 2017 - Dec 5 2017

Troy YMCA

Are you a female who is interested in learning more about free weights and how to incorporate them into your workouts? Then Weightlifting for Women is perfect for you! This small-group class runs for six weeks and teaches women proper weight-lifting etiquette, techniques, and routines. The goal for Women on Weights is to assist women

Pricing

Member: 0.00

Non-Member: 75.00

AM Bootcamp

Ages: 16 - 65

Tuesdays 6:00 AM - 6:55 AM

Oct 31 2017 - Dec 5 2017

Troy YMCA

Take on Tuesday with the second class in the Wake-Up and Work Series. Find your fitness fix with this high intensity, fast paced, no fluff, Bootcamp style class. Participants get in, workout, then get on with their day. Sign-up for this class and prove you are tougher and more disciplined than most, with AM Bootcamp.

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Introduction to Weightlifting for Women

Ages: 12 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Are you looking to change your routine but unsure how to utilize weightlifting equipment in the Wellness center? Have you wanted to incorporate some lifts without increasing your risk of injury? Are you looking to get stronger? Intro to weightlifting gives you the basics of barbell and dumbbell training in a semi private, all women,

Pricing

Member: 90.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Beginner Kettlebell Conditioning

Ages: 16 and above

Mondays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 11 2017

Greenbush YMCA

Let us challenge your view of traditional wellness by introducing you to exercise with a kettlebell. Exercising with kettlebells targets all your major muscle groups and stabilizing muscles, delivering a full body workout in an extremely efficient amount of time. In addition to strength benefits, the fast movements offered in this class guarantee a heart

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Fit Over 50

Ages: 50 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Now is the time to take your workout to it’s next level. This Boot Camp style class is geared towards our active older adults 50 and up! Join us for an exciting and challenging 7 week program that’s designed to help you lose weight, build strength and endurance, increase cardio respiratory fitness and improve your

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Breakthrough!

Ages: 16 and above

Mondays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 11 2017

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