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!

Enhance Fitness

Ages: 14 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Aug 21 2017 - Dec 8 2017

Greene County YMCA

This is a FREE land based exercise class for adults with arthritis. It is a 16 week program consisting of 3, one hour classes per week. Each class will offer specific exercises as well as opportunities for socialization. Class will be held on Monday, Wednesday & Fridays at the Washington Irving Senior Center from 10:15

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

Neuromotor Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Thursdays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Aug 18 2017 - Aug 29 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

Ages: 18 - 100

Thursdays 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Aug 17 2017 - Sep 28 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

The prevalence of chronic illness diagnosis has increased in the United States in the last decade; a study by Johns Hopkins showed that 25% of the US population has been diagnosed with some sort of chronic illness. According to the Mayo Clinic “Aerobic exercise can help to improve your heart health and endurance and aid

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Neuromotor Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Mondays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Aug 14 2017 - Sep 25 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

Couch to 5K

Ages: 12 - 100

Tuesdays 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Aug 8 2017 - Oct 7 2017

Glenville YMCA

This 9-week program is designed to prepare you no matter your fitness level to run or walk a 5K. Based on jog/walk interval training, this program teaches you the proper form and pacing needed to successfully complete a 5K event. Enjoy our supportive, motivating environment as you prepare to run or walk your first 5K.

Pricing

Member: 65.00

Non-Member: 85.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 14 - 100

Thursdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Aug 2 2017 - Aug 26 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Neuromotor Wellness is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with muscular degeneration challenges including but not limited to Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, stroke recovery, 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

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Neuromoter Wellness Recovery

Ages: 18 - 199

Tuesdays 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Aug 1 2017 - Aug 28 2017

Troy YMCA

The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. Individuals with MS, Parkinson’s, or in Post Stroke Recovery are also encouraged to attend, with participant waiver and medical clearance.

Pricing

Non-Member: 11.25

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

Neuromotor Wellness

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

BBL Yoga

Tuesdays, Thursdays 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Mar 30 2017 - Sep 30 2017

Guilderland YMCA

offsite corporate yoga,7 week sessions, BBL headquarters, Washington Ave Albany registration in this program only via permission of Lisa Wolcott or Chris Wilson

Pricing

Non-Member: 70.00