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Select an area, time, class or instructor.  Full schedules are available for download at bottom of this page.



The following PDF schedules are for your general reference. Schedules are subject to change.

Reservations are no longer needed for Pool time!

To reserve an in person or virtual group fitness class or an Aqua Fitness classe at the YMCA, log into “My Account” in top right corner of the website. 

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GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

#Barre None Fusion of ballet, Pilates and Yoga.  Lengthen and tone using hand weights, small ball and body weight.  Focus is on alignment, posture and core strength.

*Butts and Guts focus on core strength. Pilates and yoga-based moves, along with traditional abdominal exercises, to get needed results.

*#Cardio Circuit Cardio Circuit is a low to mid impact total body cardio and strength conditioning class. Three segments of work. Two blocks of low to mid impact cardio and one block of strength to tone and improve endurance. Class ends with core and stretching.

*Forever Strong This program is designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a small inflatable ball are offered for resistance.   A chair is used for seated and/or standing support. 

*#High Fitness Think Old School Aerobics made Modern. Cardio and toning meets Jane Fonda with a side of Richard Simmons. You will have a blast, see real results both physically and mentally, and leave this class wanting more because it’s so much fun! 

#Kickboxing High Energy cardio-kickboxing is followed by weights and abdominal work.  Kick, punch and tone your way to a stronger you! 

*Les Mills Body Pump® is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls.  Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast! 

*Les Mills Body Pump 30® original barbell class that shapes, tones, and strengthens your entire body. This 30-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts, and curls. 

#Moving for Life Scientifically based self-care fitness program with gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and strengthening.  Classes can be done seated or standing and are designed to increase energy, cardio fitness, and muscle strength, improve range of motion, balance, and mood, boost the immune system and ease joint pain.  This class is for anyone who prefers a seated workout, is recovering from an injury or is challenged by illness or mobility restriction. 

*Pilates Strengthen and lengthen core muscles through controlled movement and breath.  Improve balance, flexibility, and body awareness. Bring a towel. 

*Spinning® Available to Full Members Only and FREE. For people of all fitness levels.Schedules available online and at the Greenknoll YMCA Branch.

#Step Interval a great workout for the entire body!  Step routines with intervals for toning to target all muscle groups.     

*Strength Training 30 minutes of strengthening and toning.  Dumbbells, stability balls and tubes are used. 

*#Tabata Jam Tabata Jam is high intensity interval training that will get your cardiovascular system going and burn fat. The training involves performing exercises at a high intensity for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest. This repeats 8 times for a total of 4 minutes at 8 different stations.

#*Workout with Marisa 30-minute class that combines and alternates between cardio with strength in intervals. 

*Yoga Strengthen and lengthen core muscles through controlled movement and breath. Improve balance, flexibility, and body awareness.   

#ZUMBA® Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. 

 

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Water Aerobics Class Descriptions: Fall 2022

You must register through Daxko to get access to these classes.

Deep and Shallow Water Aerobics – Advanced – Location: Main Pool
Focus is on cardiovascular fitness, overall strengthening, toning and range of motion. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep & shallow water, utilizing noodles and barbells. Must be able to swim

Toning and Flexibility –Beginner – Location: Therapy Pool
Low intensity shallow water exercise with the use of noodles and barbells. Focus is on core strength, range of motion and an overall toning of the body.

Cardio and Strength- Intermediate (Shallow only) – Location: Main Pool
An intermediate level class. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep & shallow water.

Work the Water – Beginner – Location: Therapy Pool
Low intensity shallow water exercise with the use of noodles and barbells. Focus is on core strength, range of motion and an overall toning of the body.

Power Workout – Advanced – Location: Main Pool
One hour of intense deep & shallow water exercise, helping make you more flexible and fit. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep & shallow water. Must be able to swim

Water Yoga – Location: Therapy Pool
Aqua yoga is a restorative form of yoga that adapts the postures and principles of yoga, including breathing and mindfulness, to the warm water therapy pool. Aqua yoga helps you improve your physical strength, flexibility, posture, body awareness, and stress reduction.

Non-Impact Water Aerobics– Beginner – Location: Main Pool
Class designed for the fitness needs of beginners, those recovering from surgery or stroke, those with MS &/or anyone seeking low-impact class. Held in shallow-end of lap pool using exercise equipment for all-over body toning, improved balance & flexibility, and stimulation of circulation.

Deep Water Motion -Advanced – Location: Main Pool
Focus is on cardiovascular fitness, overall strengthening, toning and range of motion. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep & shallow water, utilizing noodles and barbells. Must be able to swim.