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Important: Classes for beginners are listed as Health Seeker Classes (1), classes listed with Fitness Classes (2-3) (currently exercising at least 3 days per week with no physical limitations) are for moderate to advanced exercisers. Read the description to find the class(es) that best suits your ability. Classes listed as Mind & Body Classes are good for anyone who is stressed and wants to learn to R-E-L-A-X! All Healthy Living programs are taught by certified, experienced instructors. Our goal is to help you reach your goal! Select from the Filter Section on the left under Healthy Living, either Health Seeker Classes (1) or Fitness Classes (2-3).
Yoga reduces stress, enhances breathing, relaxes and tones muscles through a mindful method of mental and physical well-being training.
This 60-minute class focuses on core stability and progression in strength training. All muscle groups are worked in each class. A variety of equipment is used and varies each week to continually challenge your body. Format is based on the latest science to effectively build strength and conditioning. Instructor is a certified Personal Trainer.
Advanced class in Pool 1. If you love boot camp on land, try it in the WATER! This class uses various water resistance tools to shape & tone muscles while giving you a great cardio workout! Get stronger without impacting your joints.
Gentle water exercise for people with arthritis. Range of motion exercise will be emphasized, Enjoy the relief that warm water exercise provides!
This class is designed to help improve your overall fitness and get your heart rate pumping while reducing stress on your joints!
A fun class in the warm water pool where we will be movin’ & groovin’ to a variety of music. No swimming required. This is a fun way to exercise, burn calories and get or stay fit.
Physical Education class in the pool! Using all components of the water to strengthen muscular development and cardiovascular system. Pool equipment will be used and water belts will be available for everyone. No class will be the same!
Aqua Zumba blends the Zumba philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba class, so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.
Blood pressure screenings will be available at various times in the main lobby. Thank you to Hefren-Tillotson for their donation of a blood pressure machine located in the YMCA lobby.
Take your fitness to the MaXX with this high intensity workout! Body weight exercises, plyometrics and high intensity intervals to build power, speed, agility, endurance & core strength. Free to members - no registration.
|Time:||Tuesday: 10:00am-11:00am (H.I.I.T.)
Thursday: 10:00am-11:00am (Cardio)
Experience the cardio workout of step and the intensity of kickboxing put together for one great high intensity calorie burner!
A mix of low impact cardio mixed with short bursts of strength. Fast and effective. Great for beginners and active older adults.
This is a FUN, high energy class that will mix cardio with balance, agility, coordination and body weight strength. Class format is Instructor choice.
Awesome music, abs, cardio and weights! Using max interval training, we will complete a high intensity workout, incorporating plyometric, weights and a variety of equipment!
This class is designed for people who have a duty to respond in an emergency. The class includes lecture, interactive video demonstration with emergency scenarios and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills.
|Time:||Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9:00am-3:00pm|
Come experience water fitness in the deep end of the pool. Water belts are available. A great full body workout including cardio and toning segments done in the deep end of Pool 1.
A combination of all step modalities…intervals/ combinations/ H.I.I.T. / whatever is fun!
Join this cardiovascular class which will set distance & time goals for variable-paced walking.
A light cardio workout, non-impact. Increase strength & flexibility using a variety of water exercise equipment. Gentle on the joints. Come join us in the warm water McLaughlin Pool for non-impact exercise!
This class is a blend of Yoga styles. All participants must possess self-sustained balance and must be comfortable in transitioning from standing position to the floor without support. A basic functional assessment test may be required to attend this class. Great for the beginner.
|Time:||Monday: 11:00-11:45am (held in the Program Center)
Friday: 11:00-11:45am (held in the Group Exercise Studio)
High energy, non-impact group exercise class that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization. Our bikes allow you a personalized ride to match your fitness ability.
Open to all ages! Each event will last 20 minutes. Participants' final distances will be tracked by a course monitor. This race format is designed for everyone! First-time "tri-ers" are set up for success while current triathletes are challenged to achieve a new PR!
|Age:||Open to all ages|
|Time:||Sunday, March 29, 2020
First heat begins at 1:00pm
This challenge is open to all ages. Challengers will receive a swim cap and upon completion, a long sleeve shirt. Distances must be completed and recorded February 1-29 to receive a shirt.
2.4 mile swim | 112 mile bike | 26.2 mile run
|Age:||Open to all ages|
|Time:||February 1-February 29, 2020|
Try it! Research shows thinking and moving is superb for active older adults. Join the FUN!
A blend of exercise styles… H.I.I.T, Tabata, a touch of PiYo while incorporating a plethora of “toys”. Class changes each week. Fun, Effective, Different and Challenging!
Class will include traditional sun salutation, warrior, balance & flexibility poses. Mini ball included for strength conditioning.
Same as Yoga, just 30 minutes. Yoga reduces stress, enhances breathing, relaxes and tones muscles through a mindful method of mental and physical well-being training.
This class helps provide specific exercises that will help seniors stay active and reduce their chance of falling. Improve overall cardiovascular endurance, strength and balance. Class held in the Program Center.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. Class held in the Program Center.
This session will teach proper use of the equipment and what specific areas of the Wellness Center are permitted for youth ages 11-13 and for youth ages 14-15.
|Age:||11 - 15 Years|
|Time:||Sign up in the Wellness Center or register online|
You will learn how to use the state-of-the-art equipment in the Wellness Center, review your fitness goals, as well as go through workouts. Our goal is to make you feel as comfortable as possible in the Wellness Center.
|Time:||Sign up in the Wellness Center or register online|
This class will focus on strengthening all major muscle groups.
Perfect for the beginner and elite fitness enthusiast alike! This fat-burning workout combines cardio kickboxing with body-sculpting HIIT moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Get lean, get toned, and feel unstoppable in the class that’s high-energy and super addicting! Ready to become a total knockout?
This movement is aligned and linked with the breath so that you move with each inhale and exhale. Dynamic flow from posture to posture.
|Time:||Thursday: 6:15pm-7:15pm (Group Cycle Studio)
Saturday: 8:00am-9:00am (Group Exercise Studio)
A complex is a series of 4-5 strength movements performed back-to-back with little rest. Your break is between the complex rounds. Complexes are great for building muscle and endurance, adding strength-based cardio to your workouts and burning fat. Class will utilize a variety of equipment: dumb bells, barbells, step, stability ball, bosu and more! Core strength components of the class will utilize the mini ball to work deep core muscles smarter, more efficiently and effectively.
The Butler YMCA is a non-profit, charitable organization open to all people, regardless of age, sex, race, religion, ability or income. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.