THE REGIONAL

YMCA OF WESTERN CT

Aquatic Group Exercise

Aquatic Group Exercise

Join our certified instructors in the pool for a fun and challenging workout. Greater mobility, reduced pain and fatigue, increased muscle strength and enhanced sleep quality are just a few of the benefits of a regular fitness workout in the pool. Work at your own ability level during a variety of water exercise classes with the encouragement from friendly, welcoming classmates.

Aquatic Group Exercise Contact:

Debbie Nichols
Physical Director
203.775.4444 x 136
dnichols@regionalymca.org

Aqua Cardio

Intense full-body cardio and abdominal workout in deep water with buoyancy belts, noodles, barbells, and balls.Ideal for rehabilitation and injury recovery.

Aquacize

Vigorous shallow water exercise.  Burn fat, tone muscle, and improve cardiovascular function with noodles, barbells, and exercise boards.

Aqua Fit

Belted deep-water cardio exercise for 45 minutes.  The belt enables optimum use of core strength and control. The balance of class is in the shallow water using tools to develop strength and mobility.

Non-Impact Water Aerobics

Gentle paced specific shallow water exercise class for people with mild to moderate disabilities, such as MS.  Focus on balance, core work, stretch and strength using barbells and noodles.

Toning

Therapeutic toning & stretching in the Therapeutic Pool. Beginner to Intermediate level class. Must be able to float with barbells and noodles.

W.E.T. Intro (Introduction to Water Exercise Technique)

For those with arthritis, chronic health issues, surgery preparation or recovery, and new to exercise. Exercises to improve flexibility range of motion, balance and strength.  Water is used as resistance along with barbells.

W.E.T. (Water Exercise Technique)

Non-impact, non-aerobic exercise in the Therapeutic Pool designed to strengthen all body parts. Perfect for those who have had a previous injury, surgery or a chronic health issues.

Work The Water

Low-impact, low intensity head to toe workout performed in shallow water. Class is designed to improve range of movement for daily activities and increase energy level.  Water shoes highly recommended.

Deep Water Aerobics

Aerobic workout utilizing buoyancy belts.  Focus is on cardiovascular fitness, overall strengthening, toning and range of motion.

Senior Exercise

Low intensity shallow water exercise with use of noodles, barbells and exercise boards.

SilverSplash®

Improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular capacity with this fun choreographed class set to music.  No swimming ability required. A special SilverSneakers® kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.

Water Aerobics

High intensity deep & shallow water class. Improves cardiovascular function and tones muscle.  Intermediate to Advanced level class.  Must be able to swim.

Water Power Hour

One hour of intense deep & shallow water exercise emphasizing toning and range of motion.

Aquatic Group Exercise Contact:

Debbie Nichols
Physical Director
203.775.4444 x 136
dnichols@regionalymca.org