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!

Introduction to Weightlifting for Women

Ages: 12 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017

Bethlehem Area 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? Intro to weightlifting gives you the basics of barbell and dumbbell training in a semi private, all women,

Pricing

Member: 90.00

Non-Member: 110.00

Fit Over 50

Ages: 50 and above

Mondays, Wednesdays 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Oct 30 2017 - Dec 17 2017

Bethlehem Area YMCA

Now is the time to take your workout to it’s next level. This Boot Camp style class is geared towards our active older adults 50 and up! Join us for an exciting and challenging 7 week program that’s designed to help you lose weight, build strength and endurance, increase cardio respiratory fitness and improve your

Pricing

Member: 75.00

Non-Member: 90.00

Learn to Teach Group Exercise

Oct 20 2017 - Oct 29 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Friday 5:30pm-9pm Saturday 9-3:15pm Sunday 12p-3p BOTH WEEKENDS

Pricing

Member: 250.00

Non-Member: 300.00

Learn to Teach Group Exercise

Oct 20 2017 - Oct 29 2017

Southern Saratoga YMCA

Friday 5:30pm-9pm Saturday 9-3:15pm Sunday 12p-3p BOTH WEEKENDS

Pricing

Member: 200.00

Non-Member: N/A

Yoga Basics Series

Ages: 12 - 112

Thursdays 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Oct 12 2017 - Oct 26 2017

Glenville YMCA

New to yoga? Looking for a more in depth exploration of your practice? Our Yoga Basics series will provide you with the foundation to understanding the basics of yoga class. Learn yoga postures and alignment, breathing practice, basic yoga lingo, meditation, relaxation, and basic yoga teachings.

Pricing

Member: 25.00

Non-Member: 50.00

TRX Meltdown

Ages: 14 - 100

Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Oct 11 2017 - Nov 1 2017

Duanesburg YMCA

A high intensity interval training class, incorporating TRX Suspension Training, Spinning, Body Weight Exercises, & More! Challenge yourself by working core stability, cardio vascular fitness, strength, and movement in various planes of motion all in one class!

Pricing

Member: 45.00

Non-Member: 50.00

Neuromotor Wellness Program

Ages: 18 and above

Wednesdays 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Oct 11 2017 - Nov 29 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

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

Self Defense - Women's

Saturdays 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sep 30 2017 - Sep 30 2017

Schenectady 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

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