Group of active older adults in pool during water fitness class at the YMCA

Water Fitness

Our water fitness activities are held in a safe environment and encourage members to improve physical activity, health, and wellness while building relationships with other participants. Our branches across Western New York host aquatic fitness classes fit for all ages and levels of fitness.

Some of the programs available at our Western New York branches include:

  • Aquafit
  • Aqua Zumba®
  • Aquatics Strength & Stretch
  • SilverSneakers® Splash

YMCA Pool Schedules

To learn more about water fitness and everything going on at your local YMCA pool, check your local branch pool schedule for details.

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Water Fitness Programs at the YMCA

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Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Known as the Zumba® "pool party," the Aqua Zumba program gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba® blends it all together into workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.

Dates: March 7, 2017 - April 25, 2017
Day & Time: Tue, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $60.00

Class includes low/high intensity cardiovascular work and exercises that enhance muscle tone and flexibility. Safety and proper form are emphasized in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Dates: March 7, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Days & Time: Tue, Thu, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $105.00

Masters Swim club if for those 16 and up. This is an organized swim program for adults who are interested in building endurance and improving strokes and turns. Participation in competitive swim meets is possible, but not required. Masters swim club is a great way for tri-athletes to drop significant time in the swimming portion of triathlons.

Dates: March 7, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Days & Time: Tue, Thu, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $60.00

Class includes low/high intensity cardiovascular work and exercises that enhance muscle tone and flexibility. Safety and proper form are emphasized in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Dates: March 6, 2017 - April 26, 2017
Days & Time: Mon, Wed, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $105.00

Class includes low/high intensity cardiovascular work and exercises that enhance muscle tone and flexibility. Safety and proper form are emphasized in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Non-swimmers are welcome.

Dates: March 4, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Day & Time: Sat, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $60.00

An organized swim program for adults who are interested in building endurance and improving their strokes and turns. Participation in competitive meets is possible, but not required. Training takes place during fitness swims.

Dates: February 28, 2017 - April 6, 2017
Days & Time: Tue, Thu, 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $50.00   Program Member Rate: $70.00

This is an organized swim program for adults who are interested in building endurance and improving strokes and turns. Participation in competitive swim meets is possible, but not required. Masters Swim Club is a great way for tri-athletes to drop significant time in the swimming portion of triathlons. Practices are limited to 12 participants. Please call 839-2543 for more information.

Dates: February 27, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Days & Time: Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $74.00   Program Member Rate: $110.00

(For 50+) Join us for fun and exercise in the fitness center. Cardio work, strength training, and stretching to improve your posture and flexibility. Or let our pool be a fountain of youth, reserved just for you! Average pool temperature is 84-86 degrees!

Dates: February 2, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Days & Time: Tue, Thu, Fri, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $3.00