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!

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

Pedaling for Parkinson's (P4P)

Ages: 18 - 105

Apr 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018

Schenectady YMCA

Pedaling a bicycle may change the life of someone with Parkinson?s disease. Research conducted at the Cleveland Clinic showed a 35% reduction in symptoms by the simple act of pedaling a bicycle at a rapid pace ? optimally 80-90 revolutions per minute. Fast pedaling is not a cure of Parkinson?s disease and should not be

Pricing

Non-Member: 5.00

Group Exercise Drop In

Ages: 14 and above

Apr 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018

Schenectady YMCA

$10 drop in fee

Pricing

Non-Member: 10.00

Parkinson's Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Mar 30 2017 - May 11 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

Boot Camp

Ages: 12 - 100

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Mar 27 2017 - Apr 7 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Has your resolution lost its steam? Give it a “reboot” with Buddy Bootcamp. Designed for you to sign up with a friend, this boot camp meets for 5 sessions over the course of 2 weeks and offers nutritional guidance. Revive your motivation, get an accountability partner, and stay fit this Spring! Community members are welcome

Pricing

Member: 25.00

Non-Member: 40.00

Self Defense and Strength

Ages: 16 and above

Sundays 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Mar 19 2017 - Apr 30 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

Thursdays 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Mar 9 2017 - Apr 20 2017

Southern Saratoga 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. Medical release and participant waiver must be on file at the YMCA prior to the start of class. Participants should be

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

X-PLODE Group Training

Ages: 16 and above

Wednesdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mar 8 2017 - Apr 26 2017

Schenectady 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: 70.00

Non-Member: 90.00

X-PLODE Group Training

Ages: 16 and above

Wednesdays 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Mar 1 2017 - Apr 12 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

Women on Weights

Ages: 14 - 100

Mondays 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Feb 6 2017 - Feb 27 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Weight training for women only. Use free weights, body weight, machines, etc. Each week will focus on a set of exercises focusing on different parts of the body. This class is led by a Certified Personal Trainer and will have limited enrollment to ensure individual attention.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00