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!

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 - 100

Thursdays 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Jun 22 2017 - Aug 3 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

Jun 22 2017 - Aug 3 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Registration for caregivers attending NWR with a loved one.

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

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

Women's Self-Defense Program

Ages: 16 and above

Mondays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

May 15 2017 - Jun 26 2017

Schenectady YMCA

This 7 week course is designed to show women the techniques they need to defend themselves in the event of an attack and learn the exercises to develop strength for each technique. Each one hour class will consist of 30 minutes of practicing a specific technique and then 30 minutes of strength exercise to have

Pricing

Member: 50.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Neuromotor Wellness

Ages: 18 - 100

Mondays 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

May 8 2017 - Jun 26 2017

Glenville 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 in

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Neuromotor Wellness

May 8 2017 - Jun 26 2017

Glenville YMCA

Registration for caregivers attending NWR with a loved one.

Pricing

Non-Member: 0.00

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