Fitness Programs for Adults | Orillia 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 | Orillia 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!

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.

Variety is the key to this workout. Target all the components of fitness in one class. Each class could include any version of cardio and strength training from our menu of programs. Come on out and experience different styles of cardio and strength training using different types of equipment.

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.

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

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.

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

Step includes choreographed 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.

A full body workout including cardiovascular and muscle conditioning. This program is suitable for the older adult thru to the beginner exerciser incorporating a variety of resistance apparatus to improve strength, balance, flexibility and posture.


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.

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.

Designed for those who would like to experience yoga through gentle movements and postures. This class is delivered at a slower pace and takes into consideration mobility restrictions. A great class for beginners.

A class designed for those who would like to take part in yoga but are not able to get down on the floor for some of the movements due to physical restrictions. The focus is on posture, deep breathing, stretching and tensing of muscles, lubrication of joints and range of motion.


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 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.


A dedicated and fun group focused on improving skill, fitness and performance for all levels. This drop-in program runs year round and can include pool and land components as well as outdoor training.