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

Wednesdays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Apr 19 2017 - May 31 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: 56.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Apr 6 2017 - Jun 8 2017

Schenectady YMCA

A 10-week program that is designed to get anyone?no matter what fitness level?prepared to run or walk a 5K. The program is based on jog/walk interval training, and will teach you the proper form and pacing necessary to complete a 5K event. This program will offer you a supportive and motivating environment as the group

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 65.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Apr 5 2017 - May 24 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Neuromotor Wellness Recovery is a research-based exercise program specifically for those with muscular degeneration challenges, including but limited to Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, 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 stand unassisted.

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Participate in classes 3x a week!! 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: 52.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

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

Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017

Schenectady YMCA

*OFF-SITE; Scotia Lincoln, 10 weeks: 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: 35.00

Non-Member: 70.00

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

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

Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 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

Cardio Dancin'

Ages: 14 and above

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017

Schenectady YMCA

Participate in classes 2x a week!! 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

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

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

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: 60.00