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Fitness Classes & Exercise Programs for Adults

The YMCA offers fun and informative workshops that will provide an opportunity for members to try new and exciting fitness programs. Watch local information boards to check out new fitness programs for adults. Whether your goal is to increase strength and endurance, lose weight or stay active, joining a group is a great way to help keep you on track towards reaching your personal fitness goals.

Adult Fitness Classes for All Ability Levels | Gravenhurst YMCA

NEW! GROUP POWER
This hour of power pairs dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere to get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best! Combining traditional strength exercises with barbells, weight plates and your own body weight, you will be fitter and stronger and one step closer towards reaching your goals.

Drop-In Fitness Classes for Adults
Drop-In Cardio Group Fitness Classes for Adults

BOOT CAMP
A high intensity, low choreography body conditioning class that works both strength and stamina. This class is a dynamic and challenging workout combining cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance exercises.

CARDIO KICK
This class begins with an intense cardio workout, incorporating power, coordination and endurance moves. Cardio Kick is an amazing interval workout that combines cardio, basic boxing and modified martial arts kicks. Classes will conclude with a relaxing stretch.

GROUP CYCLING
Group Cycle is a great cardio workout appropriate for all fitness levels. Participants are able to adjust their workout to match their individual fitness level.

HI-LO
Hi-Lo involves motivating music as well as a balance of choreographed and athletic patterns. Participants have the option of performing the movements at a low impact or high impact level.

DRUMS ALIVE
Drums Alive is a new and unique fitness program. It captures the essence of movement/rhythm and combines it with fun and delivers real fitness results. Drums Alive is full of powerful and motivating music and drumming rhythms that will get your feet stomping and your body moving.

ZUMBA
Zumba is a spicy new program that combines Latin and international music with hot dance steps.

ON THE MOVE 50+
A fitness class including cardiovascular and muscle conditioning exercises for older adults as well as younger participants who are looking for a moderately paced workout.

Drop-In Resistance Training Classes for Adults

CORE
This is an effective class focusing on abdominal and back strengthening exercises.

GRAVITY
A strength training class using the Gravity Training system. This workout has the function for incline plane and gravity resistance for a full body workout kick starting your metabolism and helping you meet your goals.

PUMP CIRCUIT
This total body conditioning class will start with an active warm-up. The muscle conditioning portion of Pump Circuit will include a variety of resistance apparatus to improve core stability, strength, endurance, flexibility and posture.

WATER RUNNING
Whether you are recovering from an injury or looking for some “off road” training, water running is a great low impact/high resistance activity.

Drop-In Yoga, Pilates and Core Group Classes for Adults

PILATES
This ‘mat work’ class focuses on strengthening your core, as well as increasing your flexibility and endurance. Pilates is also a great way to increasing flexibility and strength, improving posture and coordination and synchronizing mind and body.

STABILITY AND BALANCE
Stability and Balance is a full body workout integrating balance, core stability and cardio training, incorporating the ball and resistance apparatus to improve strength, posture, balance and flexibility.

STEP
Step includes choreographed and athletic patterns resulting in a motivating cardiovascular and lower body conditioning workout. A great way to improve coordination, while toning and defining legs and glutes.

YOGA
Through postures, meditation and breathing exercises, you will learn to bring yourself to a peaceful frame of mind. Improved strength and flexibility are the physical benefits of practicing yoga.

Adult Fitness Programs (Registration required)

Resistance training programs for adults

SPORT CONDITIONING
Athletes of all ages will benefit from this workshop on sport readiness training. The session will focus muscle balance and coordination, speed and agility, core stability and function.

BOOT CAMP 
Get enlisted to serve in one of our seasonal Boot Camps. This workshop will be a dynamic and challenging workout combining cardio fitness, muscular strength and endurance exercises. Boot Camp options may include Basic Training for Beginners, Resolution Boot Camp and Beach Blanket Boot Camp.

Running Programs for Adults

LEARN TO
RUN You’ve always wanted to run but haven’t known where to start. Now here’s a program that will teach you about running, nutrition, goal setting, injury prevention, pacing and much more. Join a group of people and get on track.

WALK/RUN CLUB
Meet other runners/walkers at the YMCA and head out for a run/ walk. A great way to continue your training, meet other runners/ walkers and enjoy the great outdoors. A variety of distances will be covered. (Open to all abilities.)