THE REGIONAL

YMCA OF WESTERN CT

Adult Sports & Fitness

Adult Sports & Fitness

Feel healthier, be stronger. The Y offers group exercise classes, small group training, pickup games for all ages, levels and interests. We have the class for you; whether you like low-impact exercise, strength training or indoor cycling and water exercise. You will find group classes and trainings that are fun, supportive and that keep you moving.

Want to try a class, stop by on Tuesdays and participate in our Try Us Free Tuesday program. Bring a photo ID with you.

We feature over 120 classes weekly, including Yoga and Pilates.

Please check our schedule for current class times and locations.

Interested in Aquatic Group ExerciseLearn more about the Y’s many aquatic group exercises including lap swim, water aerobics and water therapy.

Adult Fitness & Sports Contact:

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

Kickboxing

High Energy cardio-kickboxing is followed by weights and abdominal work. Kick, punch and tone your way to a stronger you!

ZUMBA®

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away.

woman and man doing step aerobics

Butts and Guts

Focus on core strength with Pilates and yoga-based moves, along with traditional abdominal exercises, to get needed results.

Les Mills Body Pump®

It’s the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60 minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast!

Les Mills Body Pump 30®

Original barbell class that shapes, tones, and strengthens your entire body. This 30-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls.

Les Mills CORE®

This is a revolutionary core-training program.

Strength Training

30 minutes of strengthening and toning. Dumbbells, stability balls and tubes are used.

It’s a HIIT

This is High Intensity Interval Training at its best! Build strength and stamina in this 45-minute class that alternates between anaerobic and aerobic activity.

Spinning®

Available to Full Members Only and FREE. For people of all fitness levels.Schedules available online and at the Greenknoll YMCA Branch.

Tabata

Fun, high intensity interval training that will get your cardio vascular system going and burn fat. The training involves performing a particular exercise at a high intensity for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest. This repeats 8 times for a total of 4 minutes at 8 different stations.

Tae Kwon Do/Self Defense

Basic/Intermediate level class. Advanced class meets immediately after the Basics/Intermediate class. Please check the program guide for dates and pricing.

Pilates

Strengthen and lengthen core muscles through controlled movement and breath. Improve balance, flexibility and body awareness. Bring a towel.

Yoga

Strengthen and lengthen core muscles through controlled movement and breath. Improve balance, flexibility and body awareness.

woman stretching

Water Aerobics

There are a variety of classes and formats available for all levels. Schedules are available online and at the Greenknoll YMCA Branch.

Yoga

Strengthen and lengthen core muscles through controlled movement and breath. Improve balance, flexibility and body awareness.

Zumba® Gold

Zumba® Gold was designed for the active older adult, the true beginner, and/or people who are not used to exercising, or people who may be limited physically. Zumba Gold is done at a much lower intensity. The same great Latin styles of music and dance are used and just as fun as the regular Zumba classes. Zumba® Gold classes strives to improve our balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart.

** All non members, visitors & guests must show a valid I.D. when entering the facility.

Basketball (TBD)

Open court time for members to start pick-up games throughout the week. Games are self-monitored with assistance from YMCA staff. No need to sign up, just stop by and play.

Pickleball (TBD)

Looking for a fun way to spend your afternoons? Pickleball is a combination of badminton, Ping-Pong and tennis. This beginner level class is non-competitive and fun for everyone. Open to all ages and levels.

Volleyball (TBD)

Friendly pick-up games open to all members. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:00am-8:30am.

Adult Fitness & Sports Contact:

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