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!

Barbell Basics

Ages: 14 - 125

Saturdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Feb 11 2017 - Feb 11 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This series of clinics will teach participants the fundamental skills and techniques to properly perform the core barbell movements and their supplemental variations. Clinics are structured as interactive learning opportunities that will expand the participant?s knowledge, critique their form, and improve their movements. Week 4 covers the overhead press and the critical need for strong,

Pricing

Member: 18.00

Non-Member: 25.00

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

Barbell Basics

Feb 4 2017 - Feb 4 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This series of clinics will teach participants the fundamental skills and techniques to properly perform the core barbell movements and their supplemental variations. Clinics are structured as interactive learning opportunities that will expand the participant’s knowledge, critique their form, and improve their movements. Week 3 will introduce the deadlift and hip hinge, emphasizing the role

Pricing

Member: 18.00

Non-Member: 25.00

Boot Camp

Ages: 14 - 100

Saturdays 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Feb 4 2017 - Feb 25 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Our 4 week Bootcamp is designed for MAXIMUM calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. We want to get you fit, get you healthy, challenge your mind, challenge your body, and most importantly MAKE FITNESS FUN! The Exercises:  Bootcamp is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. You

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Barbell Basics

Jan 28 2017 - Jan 28 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

This series of clinics will teach participants the fundamental skills and techniques to properly perform the core barbell movements and their supplemental variations. Clinics are structured as interactive learning opportunities that will expand the participant?s knowledge, critique their form, and improve their movements. Week 2 covers the bench press and the importance of anatomical symmetry

Pricing

Member: 18.00

Non-Member: 25.00

Parkinson's Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Jan 18 2017 - Mar 1 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: 60.00

TRX Meltdown

Ages: 10 and above

Mondays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Jan 16 2017 - Feb 20 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

TRX meltdown are instructor lead exercise classes taught in small groups TRX suspension training bodyweight exercises will develop and improve your strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. This training requires the use of the TRX suspension trainer, a performance training tool that leverages gravity and your body weight to enable a vast variety of full

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00

TRX Meltdown

Ages: 10 and above

Saturdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Jan 14 2017 - Feb 25 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

TRX meltdown are instructor lead exercise classes taught in small groups TRX suspension training bodyweight exercises will develop and improve your strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. This training requires the use of the TRX suspension trainer, a performance training tool that leverages gravity and your body weight to enable a vast variety of full

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp

Ages: 50 - 100

Mondays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Jan 9 2017 - Feb 27 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp: This class is designed for anyone over the age of 50 looking to improve their health and happiness with a fun and diverse series of workouts! Each class will keep you challenged and guessing what new fitness feats your body can conquer! Fit Over 50 Boot Camp keeps it interesting

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp

Ages: 50 - 100

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

Jan 9 2017 - Mar 1 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Fit Over 50 Boot Camp: This class is designed for anyone over the age of 50 looking to improve their health and happiness with a fun and diverse series of workouts! Each class will keep you challenged and guessing what new fitness feats your body can conquer! Fit Over 50 Boot Camp keeps it interesting

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 125.00