Specialty Fitness and Group Training

Group training really keeps you motivated - and that is the secret to sticking with a program.

So gather a group of friends, family, co-workers and accomplish your goals together!

Here are a few benefits to working out in a group:

  • Enjoyment
  • Encouragement
  • Social Support
  • Common & shared goals
  • Increased personal commitment to training
  • Increased accountability

*Most Specialty and Group Training classes are Free for Members, However, registration dates and fees may apply to some specialty classes.  Check with your nearest YMCA Branch for details.

Specialty and Group Training Classes include:

High Intensity Interval Training

Anything goes in this class.  You will blast calories with brief high intense exercises.  The exercise can be from bodyweight exercises to climbing ropes.

Women on Weights 

Intimidated by the weight room? Are you afraid of lifting weights because you don't want to bulk up? This female-focused class will introduce you to the weight room and weight lifting-techniques that will help you meet your specific goals. This is a great training option to pair with a cardio workout.


Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.