Group of adults during a group fitness class at the YMCA

Group Exercise Classes

Working out doesn’t have to mean logging solo time on the treadmill or elliptical machine! The Wellness Centers at each of our Y branches across Western New York offer group exercise classes, so our members can make fitness a healthy — and fun — part of their lifestyle. Classes offered at our branches include:

  • Les Mills BODYPUMP®
  • Group cycling
  • Zumba®
  • Cardio kickboxing
  • Yoga
  • Body conditioning
  • Amazing abs
  • And many more!

Fitness Programs Offered at the YMCA

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The YMCA Weight Loss Program is designed to help people seeking a healthier weight achieve their goals by making small, modest changes to daily behaviors; forming sustainable healthy habits. Rather than advocate for specific or restrictive short-term solutions, this program helps participants build skills for successful lifestyle changes. Participants in this 12-week group-based program will discuss weekly topics such as balanced eating, physical activity, goal setting, positive psychology, and behavior change sustainability to self-design action plans and achieve weight loss goals.

Dates: January 13, 2020 - March 30, 2020
Day & Time: Mon, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $75.00   Program Member Rate: $125.00

Created by Zumba® and BabyFirst Zumbini is an early childhood education program that uses music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skill, and emotional development for children ages 0-4, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for families. Parents/Caregivers participate along with their little one and each family receives take home materials to continue the learning and fun at home!

Dates: January 8, 2020 - February 26, 2020
Day & Time: Wed, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $75.00   Program Member Rate: $105.00

This class is specifically designed for ages 10-15 years old to get fit while having fun! This class is led by a skilled YMCA trainer with experience working with kids and teaching proper form. Each class will focus on body weight. *Registration required, due to limited space.

Dates: January 8, 2020 - February 26, 2020
Day & Time: Wed, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

Participants work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is helping people move beyond cancer in spirit, mind, and body.

Dates: January 8, 2020 - March 27, 2020
Days & Time: Wed, Fri, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00

Women, let us help you build confidence while building muscle! Strength training is a must for women and our small group "Women on Weights" training program is a great way to learn and apply safe and effective weight training techniques. A minimum of four participants are required to run the class.

Dates: January 7, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Days & Time: Tue, Thu, 9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $60.00   Program Member Rate: $75.00