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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Our 16-week program is designed to aid in the prevention of diabetes for the individuals who have pre-diabetes. Each one-hour session covers diet, exercise, and behavior modification. A $50 co-pay is required for Independent Health participants. The additional fees are covered by BlueCross BlueShield and Independent Health upon completion of the course.

Dates: January 7, 2020 - February 25, 2020
Day & Time: Tue, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $320.00   Program Member Rate: $320.00

Our 16-week program is designed to aid in the prevention of diabetes for the individuals who have pre-diabetes. Each one-hour session covers diet, exercise, and behavior modification. A $50 co-pay is required for Independent Health participants. The additional fees are covered by BlueCross BlueShield and Independent Health upon completion of the course.

Dates: January 7, 2020 - February 25, 2020
Day & Time: Tue, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $320.00   Program Member Rate: $320.00

Our 16-week program is designed to aid in the prevention of diabetes for the individuals who have pre-diabetes. Each one-hour session covers diet, exercise, and behavior modification. A $50 co-pay is required for Independent Health participants. The additional fees are covered by BlueCross BlueShield and Independent Health upon completion of the course.

Dates: January 7, 2020 - February 25, 2020
Day & Time: Tue, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $320.00   Program Member Rate: $320.00

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 6, 2020 - February 24, 2020
Day & Time: Mon, 5:00 PM - 5:45 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 6, 2020 - February 27, 2020
Days & Time: Mon, Thu, 10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
YMCA Member Rate: $60.00   Program Member Rate: $75.00

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 6, 2020 - March 25, 2020
Days & Time: Mon, Wed, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
YMCA Member Rate: $0.00   Program Member Rate: $0.00