Fitness Programs for Adults | Gravenhurst YMCA | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

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

Group Power® is Your Hour of Power! Blast all your muscles with this high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! Power Up!

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

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.

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

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

This is an effective class focusing on abdominal and back strengthening exercises. This program differs from Group Core and is focused around various core exercises on the mat.

Gravity is 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.

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

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

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

Stability Ball is a full body workout integrating balance, core stability and cardio training. This class incorporates the ball and resistance apparatus to improve strength, posture, balance and flexibility.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.)