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!

Self Defense - Women's

Saturdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oct 7 2017 - Oct 7 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Have you ever thought about taking a self defense class? This workshop is designed to show women (ages 12 years+) the techniques they need to defend themselves in the even of an attack. Exercises will also be demonstrated to develop strength for each technique along with breathing exercises.

Pricing

Member: 10.00

Non-Member: 20.00

Boga Fit

Ages: 14 - 100

Fridays 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Oct 6 2017 - Oct 27 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

The Boga board is an inflatable board that allows stability yet enough give to strengthen your core, work on balance, deepen flexibility and challenge coordination. Great for all levels, some classes will be in the water as well as on the board.

Pricing

Member: 20.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Boga Fit

Ages: 14 - 100

Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Oct 4 2017 - Oct 25 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

The Boga board is an inflatable board that allows stability yet enough give to strengthen your core, work on balance, deepen flexibility and challenge coordination. Great for all levels, some classes will be in the water as well as on the board.

Pricing

Member: 20.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Boga Fit

Ages: 14 - 100

Sundays 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Oct 1 2017 - Oct 22 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

The Boga board is an inflatable board that allows stability yet enough give to strengthen your core, work on balance, deepen flexibility and challenge coordination. Great for all levels, some classes will be in the water as well as on the board.

Pricing

Member: 20.00

Non-Member: 30.00

Intro to Weightlifting for Women

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Sep 28 2017 - Nov 16 2017

Glenville 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? Into to Weightlifting gives you the basics of barbell and dumbbell training in a semi private, all women,

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

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

Sep 26 2017 - Nov 27 2017

Schenectady YMCA

*OFF-SITE; Scotia Lincoln, 8 weeks: 9/28 AND 10/10 WILL BE HELD AT SCOTIA GLENVILLE CAFETERIA 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: 28.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 - 100

Thursdays 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Sep 21 2017 - Nov 2 2017

Greene County 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

Women on Weights

Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sep 19 2017 - Oct 24 2017

Troy YMCA

Interested in learning more about free weights and how to incorporate them into your workouts? Then Women on Weights (WOW) 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 in improving their posture, increasing

Pricing

Member: 55.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Sep 18 2017 - Nov 27 2017

Schenectady YMCA

*OFF SITE 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

Walking Club

Ages: 18 - 100

Thursdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Sep 14 2017 - Dec 31 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Join us for a walk through our trail and throughout Clifton park. This group will be lead by a YMCA group exercise instructor every Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. This group is for all fitness levels. Class begins on 9/12/17

Pricing

Member: 0.00

Non-Member: N/A