THE REGIONAL

YMCA OF WESTERN CT

Schedules

Schedules

Click below for our new interactive schedulers! Reserve or cancel studio, spin, or virtual classes with a touch of a button!

With our new scheduler, you may reserve your Studio Classes, Spin Classes and Virtual Classes directly from our website or app. Simply find the class and select ‘Sign Up”. Please note: SPIN CLASS registration will remain the same until the week of December 1, 2023.

  • Login using the email address the YMCA has on file for you.
  • If you have never signed up for classes online, simply create an account.
  • You will receive an email notification instantly confirming your class booking.
  • You may even cancel classes yourself from the convenience of your phone or online account!

Please note, Aqua Fitness classes are still reserved during our normal sessions. To reserve Aqua Fitness class, log into into “My Account” in top right corner of the website. 

PRINTABLE SCHEDULES

Below are printable PDF schedules for your general reference. Schedules are subject to change.

GROUP EXERCISE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

#*Active and Strong This class utilizes basic choreographed moves to upbeat music.  Participants can take part standing or in a chair.  Free weights, a small ball and elastic tubing are used to improve strength. Balance and flexibility elements are also included.

#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 BodyPump® 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 BodyPump Express 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. 

#*Surge Fit is an energizing HIIT  workout that will get you results. High intensity cardio tracks that push fat-burning systems into high gear are intertwined with targeted high rep strength training tracks, using dumbbells, that shape and define your body for maximum results. Popular music driven highs and lows combined with a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate and muscles surging to push you to your personal best. Feel the surge!

#*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. 

 

# indicates cardio class 

* indicates strength class 


WATER AEROBIC CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

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

Main Pool Classes

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.

Deep and Shallow Water Aerobics – Beginner, Intermediate & 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

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.

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.

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 Workout -Intermediate- Location: Main Pool
An energized workout with non-stop movements of cardio and muscle conditioning. Using water to exercise muscles through resistance and buoyancy to improve cardio fitness, strength, and flexibility.

Shallow Pool Classes

Toning and Flexibility –Beginner – Location: Shallow 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

Water Yoga – Location: Shallow 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 shallow pool. Aqua yoga helps you improve your physical strength, flexibility, posture, body awareness and stress reduction.

Work the Water – Beginner – Location: Shallow 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.


SPINNING POLICIES

Please show care and respect for one another when utilizing our YMCA facility.

Reserving a Spot

  • Online registration is open 24 hours before a scheduled class.
  • Walk in and call reservations will be taken at 7:30am the day before a scheduled class.
  • Choose your bike and be ON a bike 5 minutes prior to class start time or your reservation will no longer be honored and will become available to a waiting member.
  • You may cancel a reservation, by going to your booked classes.

Your Bike

  • Your presence reserves your bike.
  • Members may not hold bikes for other members.
  • Choose your own bike no sooner than 15 minutes before a scheduled class.
  • Do not bring towels or any other belongings to the studio to hold a bike.
  • Bikes become available on a first come, first serve basis 15 minutes prior to class start time.

Room/Class Etiquette

  • No beverages other than water in studio.
  • Entering a class in progress is prohibited.
  • Do not enter the studio before a previous class has exited.
  • Suggested arrival time is at least 10 minutes prior to class.
  • Avoid leaving a class if possible. Notify instructor if you must leave early.
  • Cell phone use during a class is prohibited.
  • Keep conversation to a minimum.
  • It is your ride, but please follow the instructor’s routine unless a break is needed.