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!

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Aug 24 2017 - Oct 26 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

Warrior Bound

Ages: 12 - 100

Saturdays 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Jun 24 2017 - Aug 12 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Participating in a mud run this summer? Want to finish strong or just want to feel hardcore? Let our experts help get you ready! Over 8 weeks you will focus on agility, building strength, increasing endurance and range of motion. Come prepared to sweat and get dirty. Class may be inside or outside.

Pricing

Member: 85.00

Non-Member: 150.00

Women on Weights

Ages: 14 - 125

Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Jun 21 2017 - Jul 26 2017

Greene County YMCA

A six week weight lifting class to empower women to lift weights and transform their bodies while learning new exercises and routines to enhance fitness goals. WOW will assist women in improving their posture, increasing their strength and improving body composition.

Pricing

Member: 60.00

Non-Member: 80.00

Self Defense and Strength

Ages: 16 and above

Tuesdays 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jun 20 2017 - Aug 8 2017

Guilderland YMCA

Have you ever thought about taking a self defense class? Afraid you won?t have the strength to perform the techniques you learn? This 7 week course is designed to show women the techniques they need to defend themselves in the event of an attack and exercises to do to develop strength for each technique. Each

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 100.00

Couch 2 5K

Ages: 12 and above

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jun 15 2017 - Aug 17 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: 16 - 100

Thursdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Jun 8 2017 - Jul 27 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

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 56.00

Boot Camp

Ages: 14 - 100

Wednesdays 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Jun 7 2017 - Jun 28 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Our 4 week Boot Camp is designed for MAXIMUM calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. We want to get you fit & healthy while challenging your mind & body. But most importantly we want YOU TO HAVE FUN! The Exercises: combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. Program will

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00

Boot Camp

Ages: 14 - 100

Saturdays 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Jun 3 2017 - Jun 24 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

Our 4 week Boot Camp is designed for MAXIMUM calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. We want to get you fit & healthy while challenging your mind & body. But most importantly we want YOU TO HAVE FUN! The Exercises: combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. Program will

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 75.00

TRX Meltdown

Ages: 12 and above

Wednesdays 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

May 31 2017 - Jul 12 2017

Southern Saratoga 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

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