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:

Anneliese Kappel
Aquatics Director
203.775.4444 x 133
akappel@regionalymca.org

Aqua Cardio

Intense full body cardio and abdominal workout in the deep end with buoyancy belts, dumbbells, and noodles.

Aquacize

Rigorous shallow water exercise. Intended to help you burn fat, tone muscles, and improve cardiovascular function with barbells, dumbbells, and noodles.

Aqua Core

Low impact resistance training with minimal cardio. This class is designed to help with strength and balance with focus on using the core for stability. 

Aqua Fit

Belted deep water exercises that focus on body control and strength. Shallow water exercise with dumbbells and exercise boards to improve and strengthen mobility.

AquaStrength and Conditioning

Deep water strength training combined with cardio-conditioning. Use of different water equipment is integrated to provide resistance and intensity.

MS/Non-Impact Water Aerobics

Gentle paced and individualized exercises. This class is geared towards people with mild to moderate disabilities, such as MS. Barbells and noodles will be used to help with balance, core work, strengthening, and stretching.

Power Hour

One hour of intense deep and shallow water exercises, helping make you more flexible and fit.

Silver Splash

Water aerobics exercises are choreographed to music. This is great for anyone looking to improve their agility, cardiovascular capacity, and flexibility.

Toning

Therapeutic toning and stretching takes place in the Therapy pool. For the beginner to intermediate level individual interested in water aerobics, must be able to float.

Aqua Muscle Conditioning

For those with arthritis, chronic health issues, surgery preparation and recovery, and new to any type of exercise. Exercises are built around balance, improving flexibility, increasing range of motion, and personal strength. Resistance is created from the water and the addition of dumbbells.

Water Aerobics

An intermediate to advanced level class. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep and shallow water. You must be able to swim.

Work The Water

Low impact, low intensity head to toe workout in the Therapy pool. A great way to increase your daily energy level and improve your range of motion while performing daily activities.

Deep Water Aerobics

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

Shallow Water Aerobics (Formerly known as Senior Exercise)

Low intensity shallow water exercise with use of noodles and barbells. Focus is on core strength, range of motion and an overall toning of the body.

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

An intermediate to advanced level class. Emphasis on core strength, range of motion and toning of the body by performing high intensity exercises in both deep & shallow water. Must be able to swim.

Power Hour

One hour of intense deep & shallow water exercise, helping make you more flexible and fit.

Hydroriding

A cycling class in the pool. A challenging cardiovascular and total body workout. Excellent for rehabilitative effects and a low impact form of exercise. Water shoes and bathing suit required.

 

Aquatic Group Exercise Contact:

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