Workout without having to worry about adding stress on your joints. You will be able to gain cardiovascular endurance all while building core strength. These classes are ideal for all fitness levels, especially for those who have arthritis or joint pain.
Join our nationally-certified instructors in the pool for a fun and challenging workout. Work at your own ability level during a variety of water exercise classes with the encouragement from friendly, welcoming classmates.
Water exercise classes utilize the resistance and buoyancy of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, and flexibility. The YMCA’s water exercise classes provide motivation, aerobic choreography, improved cardiovascular endurance, and muscle conditioning / toning by using the buoyancy and resistance of the water. Non-swimmers welcomed.
Aqua Core & More
Enjoy this unique water fitness class that provides a blend of strength, core toning, and flexibility in one fun-filled class! Instructors lead small groups through water aerobics, core strengthening, and much more. Gain muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance from the aerobic choreography and the resistance of the water. Ideal for all fitness levels, non-swimmers included. All classes are 50 minutes long.
Deep Water Aerobics
This deep water class is geared to train your cardiovascular system as well as give you a total body workout with no impact. Maximize your potential using a combination of deep water exercises, swim conditioning, pool side strength training, aqua-jogging, and fun.
- Increased muscle strength, posture, and balance.
- Enhanced sense of wellbeing, mood, and sleep quality.
- Greater mobility and flexibility of joints.
- Improved endurance and fitness.
- Eases stiff joints and relaxes sore muscles.
- Reduced pain and fatigue (tiredness).
A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses a signature splash-board to increase movement and intensity options. Splash is suitable for all skill levels and is safe for non-swimmers. The pool provides many benefits when used for aerobic exercise and resistance training.
AquaStretchTM is a groundbreaking stretching and myofascial release technique that has clinically proven results in rehabilitation and athletic performance. This water fitness class restores mobility, decreases pain, increases training efficiency as well as sports performance, and enhances general well-being. Our instructor will work with you to determine where you are experiencing pain or would like relief, and after even just one session you will begin feeling the results.
Aqua Boot Camp
The most intense aerobics classes we offer uses body sculpting, interval training, and aqua kick. They combine strength training and aerobic conditioning with water resistance to give you an awesome overall body workout.
Class focuses on flexibility and range-of-motion. We move every joint with a goal to reduce and prevent pain around that joint. Easy walking is done to provide cardio benefits and water adds resistance that improves strength and endurance. This class is designed for all ages that have arthritis, joint or pulmonary issues, and is also beneficial for post-rehab participants. Of note, participants can register for more than one class.
This class gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, and twisting are all a part of this jammin workout. By integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines, this class blends it all together in a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body toning, and most of all exhilarating. We’re bringing the Zumba party to the pool!
Aqua Fit is a 45 minute low impact, but high intensity water aerobics class where no swimming skills are needed. This class gives you a full- body workout with a combination of cardio respiratory, muscle conditioning, and interval training that is designed to improve flexibility, range of motion, strength, muscle tone, and cardiovascular endurance. Exercises are performed to lively, motivating music and are effective and easy to follow.
If you’re a beginner interested in learning to swim check out our swim lessons page.