Group Exercise

Non-stop Activities at the Union County Family YMCA! So many unique group classes that you’ll never get bored!

Y Kids Lift

This is a strength and conditioning fitness challenge class designed for 
kids ages 10 and up. It consists of drills and games that improve speed,
 agility and strength building through the use of different training
equipment and stations that focus on body weight exercises like pushups 
and squats. Each child will be evaluated and monitored to see how they 
progress in their physical fitness abilities. We want to provide your kids 
with the knowledge and experience they deserve so that they can stay active 
and healthy plus provide them with a sense of accomplishment based on their
 physical fitness progress.

Details:  For kids ages 10+ Teaching kids the fundamentals of strength training 
in a fun, safe environment. 
Dates:   Monday, January 6th – Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.
Mondays at 6:45pm in Studio #2
Wednesdays at 5:15pm in the Y Gym or Fitness Center
Cost:  Y Members: $50    Non Members: $75    Per child



TREAD AND SHRED

Tread and Shred is a treadmill / strength and conditioning class held in 
our fitness center for 45 minutes. This class is a fast paced, high energy, 
new inventive way to get an awesome cardio workout on the treadmill, 
guaranteed to break any stalemate workout you may have and jump start 
your new year and new you. This instructor lead class will guide you through 
the workout with a series of treadmill work building on intensity for cardio 
and off the treadmill for strength and conditioning exercises. Interval based 
it is sure to help you receive a great workout in the fitness center. 

Dates:  Class meets on Wednesdays from 7pm – 7:45pm

Session 1: January 8 – January 29, 2020
Session 2: February 5 – February 26, 2020

Cost:  YMCA Members - $40 per person for a 4 week session
          Non Members -  $70 per person for a 4 week session

Reserve your spot today!  Space is limited! 
(must be a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 class participants 16 years and up)

POWER CYCLING

Make 2020 your year to become more
Fit, Faster and Stronger with Power Cycling!

Enjoy a fun, intense workout to motivating music in an encouraging 
atmosphere. This class will help you stay fit through winter, help 
you with healthy weight management and help get you to the next 
level for your outdoor cycling. Each 90 minute class will focus 
on a different specific workout including:
Intervals, Endurance, Power, Hills, or Speed work.

Classes are on Mondays & Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Starting Monday, February 3, to Thursday, April 23, 2020

Group Exercise Classes

For the full list of all of our Group Exercise Class Descriptions click here

Cycling (Studio 3)
Advance Cycling

For any adventurous person who enjoys riding their bike outside, and would like to stay in tip top cycling shape during the winter months. This class is 2 hours long and guarantees a fun, intense workout to motivating music. Class runs through the winter months. This class meets seasonal only through the winter schedule.

Group Cycling

Group Cycling is an exercise class with bikes available on a first come, first serve basis. Ask an instructor or the front desk for a copy of Group Cycling policies. Cycling is an instructor-lead class on specialized stationary bikes. Different riding positions and varying the wheel resistance gives you a great cardio workout!

POP Pilates
POP Pilates

POP Pilates is a rhythm based, total body workout, done right on your mat.  It is a powerful fusion of music,  strength, and choreography that takes classical Pilates to the next level.  The music is a strong motivator with choreographed Pilates moves that can be a mesmerizing dance on the mat.  POP Pilates has moves most people in the fitness industry have never seen before.  It is always innovating! Studio #2

TRX (Studio 3)

TRX Body Blast

The movements of the class work on a coordinated tempo. The class is driven by the beat of the music. You will perform sets of repetitions of each exercise move. This class is ideal for participants new to TRX suspension.

TRX Circuit Training

Is a boot camp style class format. Each individual chooses a pace and difficulty range, this class is driven by the clock. It is an ideal class for participants accustomed to sport-specific or boot camp style training and for those who enjoy pushing themselves to the limit of their own abilities.

 

TRX Suspension Training

The movements are distinguished from traditional exercises in that the users hands or feet are generally supported by a single point while the opposite end of the body is in contact with the ground. Your desired percentage of bodyweight is loaded onto the targeted body zone and animated as an exercise movement. This suspension type workout is an ideal mix of support and mobility to train strength, endurance, coordination, flexibility, power and core. “All core all the time”.

Water Aerobics
Aqua Zumba

Is a fun energetic Latin style dance taught to motivational lively music in the shallow end of the lap pool. 

Deep Water Power Pump 

High intensity total body conditioning, cardiovascular and muscular strengthening, toning and stretching all in deep water. This class provides an opportunity to perform exercises without any straining to your body joints. Great for circulation and improving overall fitness and wellbeing. Floatation belts and water resistance equipment will be used. Class meets in the Lap Pool

Morning Shallow Water Fitness

Aerobic conditioning is what this class is all about. Both cardio and toning done in the shallow end of the Lap Pool

Warmzone Aquatone

45 minutes of low intensity, this is more about total body tone and less on cardio fitness. Utilizing the natural buoyancy of the water. Exercises are designed to focus on strengthening than toning. Yoga and Pilates will be added to build core strength, increase flexibility and improve balance. Various types of equipment (i.e. water buoys/weights, kick boards, water noodles, etc.) are incorporated into the workout to achieve muscle endurance. Low cardio will be used on and as needed basis to keep participants warm and comfortable. Class meets in the Therapy Pool

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Group Class Schedules

September 2019 – December 2019 

Group Exercise

Yoga/ Pilates /Tai Chi /Walking

TRX/ Cycling 

Water Aerobics

STRENGTH & FUN IN NUMBERS

The YMCA offers many Group Exercise Classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced. No matter your fitness level we have the class for you!  All of our instructors are certified and ready to help you with your goals. All Group Exercise classes are part of your Y membership, meaning you don’t pay extra for classes!

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Values


YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are incorporated into daily programming.

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Variety of age appropriate activities that promote opportunities for children to explore their environment safely and confidently.

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Activities are led by assigned teachers, as well as, self directed by the child.  Creativity is encouraged to help promote individual growth.

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Group and individual play. Kid Connect has activities that promote decision making skills, teach responsible behavior, and develop the child’s self confidence.