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Adult Drop In Fitness Programs

Strength in numbers: a group workout is lots of fun and highly motivating!   

At our YMCA you'll find an extensive mix of fitness classes and programs for your age, ability and interest.  All group fitness classes listed here are included free with your membership.  Stay 'n Play child minding is available so you don't need to worry about your little ones while you take time to care for yourself.  Don't forget we also offer Aquatic Group Fitness Classes in the pools. 

A drop in format and carefully arranged schedule means it's easy to pick something you want to try - or stick with something you like.  Every person in a group fitness class works at their own pace while our certified YMCA instructors guide you: all abilities are welcomed.  Many of our most popular classes also have a 'Gentle' version perfect for members looking for a lower-key workout. 

Check out the list below for something just right for you!
 

Adult Drop In Fitness Classes 

Please view the Program Schedule for class times. 

Body Sculpt: Muscular toning of the abdominals, lower body, upper body and core strengthening. 

Cycle: Stationary cycling with the motivation of an instructor, the companionship of a group, and up-tempo music lead to an easy to follow workout for all fitness levels. Gentle Cycle class available. 

Cycle Triathlon: Bikes will be reserved for Triathlon swimmers; remainder available on a first come first serve basis. Please see Adult Registered Fitness Classes for more on the Triathlon program: it's free for members!

Core: Focus on abdominal and back strengthening exercises for development of core strength to proactively fight back pain, repetitive stress, weakness and fatigue. 

Cardio Sculpt:  A variety of cardio based exercises, strength and fitness activities in a circuit style. 

Cardio Skip: Use the ultimate fitness tool for skipping combined with strength training. 

Combo Fit:  A variety of high/low impact exercises, step aerobics, power kick boxing and muscle toning. Suitable for all fitness levels.

Gentle Fit:  Low impact modified cardio and resistance training exercises suitable for all ages, those with limited mobility and those new to exercise.

Gravity: This class provides low impact, full body conditioning using the Gravity Training System. This workout has the function of an adjustable incline plane and gravity resistance! All fitness levels welcome. Classes are limited to 10 so come early. Gentle Gravity class available. 

Gravity Boot Camp: Fast paced interval circuit class incorporating cardio, weights, body weight and Gravity exercises.  It is recommended to take a Gravity class prior to attending Gravity:Bootcamp. 

Boot Camp: Ready to work hard and feel your best? Join our Boot Camp! An instructor-led interval circuit consisting of cardio and weights to assist you in shaping your body. Modifications available for all fitness levels. If it’s a nice day, we’ll head outside for a workout!

Tabata: Be ready to sweat, push yourself and have fun all at the same time. This class focuses on high intensity interval training that will motivate you and help take your training to the next level.

Zumba: Come join our spicy high-energy class that fuses Latin beats and easy to follow hot dance steps in a low impact setting. It's an absolute blast of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life!  Great for all abilities because you do what you can - probably with a big smile on your face. 

Stretch: A gentle, easy to follow stretch class to help increase flexibility, improve joint mobility and core stability. Suitable for any fitness level. There are classes available in the fitness studio or join us in the warmer water for a stretch in the leisure pool (Aqua:Motion)!

Pilates Fusion: Strength workout that combines movements from Pilates and other fitness classes to improve strength and stability in the core muscles.

Pickleball: This is a fun and very popular racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. There are key differences that make pickle ball more accessible to a wider range of players, particularly seniors. Among these differences are: the speed of the ball which moves at 1/3 of the average speed of a tennis ball, and the size of the court which is just under 1/3 of the total area of a tennis court. Check the Program Schedule for special beginner classes. 

International Folk Dance: Join the Grey Bruce International folk dancers to learn and practice folk dances from Eastern Europe and Asia Minor. No experience necessary. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. A great and fun way to be active!

Open Gym (all ages): Our gym is available for your use.  Take advantage of the space to work out, play basketball, whatever works. Appropriate footwear must be worn. Please note that some times may be ½ gym.