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Group Exercise

Whether you're just getting started, returning to a fitness routine, or looking for an extra challenge, we’ve got a class to help you reach your goals.

We offer more than 800 group exercise classes FREE with membership -everything from beginner, low-impact, stretching and chair exercises, to cardio, strength training, indoor cycling and bootcamps, there’s something for all interests.

Join us anytime!

  • All classes are ongoing
  • Open to ages 13 and up
  • Geared for all skill levels
  • Find a group class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving!

Schedules available as a downloadable PDF on your Y's location page or by searching

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Class Descriptions

The Y offers specialized classes customized for active older adults. Whether you're looking to start exercising, need support during rehabilitation, or want to stay fit, we're here for you. Classes include yoga, water aerobics, balance & more.

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NEW Boomer Classes!
Feel better with our NEW Boomer Classes at the Y! Exercises designed for members who are 50+ that focus on low impact and lower intensity that support good form and are a great workout.

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Enhance Fitness
EnhanceFitness is a proven senior fitness and arthritis management program that improves your endurance, strength, balance and flexibility. It reduces arthritis symptoms with safe, low impact exercises led by certified instructors in a relaxed atmosphere that promotes fun, laughter, friendship and smiles. This 16 week program includes pre and post fitness assessments to measure progress, aerobic activity to safely increase heart rate, strengthening exercises using soft ankle and wrist weights, and opportunities to socialize and build friendships.

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NEW for 2016! A revolution that blends the best of ballet, strength, yoga and Pilates in a safe, exciting and effective class. For all participants with either a dance or fitness interest.

Available at Andover, East, Downtown, North, and Northwest YMCAs

NOW FREE WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

Bootcamp classes are a great way to get a FREE full-body workout with the help of a certified instructor. These circuit-based classes target results while allowing you to tailor the workout intensity to your fitness and skill level.

Ask your fitness director for more details!
Non-members may drop in to these classes for $10/session.


INSANITY Bootcamp Now FREE with your membership!
You’ve seen the commercials, maybe own the DVDs, but now INSANITY® is the newest bootcamp at the Y! Instructors are certified through fitness expert Shaun T's program that takes total-body conditioning to an extreme level. Meets 3 times a week.

Learn more | Andover, North, Northwest, and West YMCAs

Step, dance, jab, and move to the music with our innovative, action-packed cardio workouts or try our cutting-edge resistance work to help you shape and strengthen. Classes include cardio, step, core, kickboxing, interval & circuits, ZUMBA fitness & more.

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High energy bike/spin workouts that enhance cardiovascular health and muscular strength.

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Quiet the chatter of everyday life, and relieve stress while you focus on improving your flexibility, strength and balance. Classes include:

  • Yoga - Discover basic poses, body alignment and safety, or build strength and stamina from a variety of classes and levels.
  • Pilates - Optimize your body awareness & good posture while increasing core strength, flexibility & agility.
  • Tai Chi - Promote strength, coordination, posture, concentration, and general level of energy with this unique martial art for all ages and levels.

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Our water classes use the lower impact and resistance of water to provide an excellent workout for all fitness levels. Classes include water arthritis exercise, prenatal, tabata, Aqua ZUMBA & more.

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These classes are designed to bring fun to fitness for youth ages 8-15. Classes include cycle, hip-hop, yoga, circuit & more. Offered in the summer.

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