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 | Wasaga Beach 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
This 90 minute fitness class will focus on 30 minutes of Cardio, 30 Minutes of Strength and 30 minutes of Core Strength and Stretch. Classes will incorporate a variety of equipment such as Group Cycles, Steps, free weights, bands, stability balls and gravity to work all aspects of your body.
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.
TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING (TBC)
A high energy class combining cardio intervals and muscle conditioning using a variety of resistance apparatus and core and body exercises.
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 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 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 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 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
This is an effective class focusing on abdominal and back strengthening exercises.
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.
BARS & PLATES
Bars and Plates is a group fitness class that is different than any other. Each class encourages participants to work continuously on one muscle group at a time. This muscle conditioning class can take your strength and endurance training to a whole new level.
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.
An efficient high energy class providing the best of step cardio followed by muscle, stretch and relaxation components.
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
A blend of mind and body disciplines such as Yoga and Pilates with the principles of fitness conditioning. Fusion will introduce mindfulness, attention to form, exercise execution and breathing techniques.
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 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.
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
Kick Start is a great way for first time exercisers to meet and learn in a comfortable environment. Sessions will cover effective weight loss techniques, introduce participants to a variety of exercise options and help participants become comfortable with all the Y has to offer.
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.
Your Plateau Coach will push your small class (max 10) to a new level. Functional Training techniques will shock your routine and move you beyond the sticking point. Great for experienced exercisers who are in a rut and need some new ideas.
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.
Nia is a workout for men and women of all ages looking for functional and natural movements. Nia provides cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, muscle conditioning and definition, increased overall agility, balance and strength. Nia takes the conventional workout and turns it into a full spirit/mind/body experience.
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.
This clinic is designed for athletes looking to complete their first Sprint, Olympic distance triathlon or improve on past performance. Participants will have an opportunity to train with a group of people in the pool, on indoor cycles and running inside and outside.
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.)