Group Exercise Classes
Stay young at heart by staying in shape. Our Adult Group Exercise Classes not only offer a great way to keep you moving, they also help you build greater confidence, form new friendships and have a lot of fun in the process. We have something for everyone!
As a full privilege member of the Meriden-New Britain-Berlin YMCA, you can enjoy group fitness classes at any of our three locations.
Please the schedules page for the schedules for each of our three locations.
- New Britain YMCA, 50 High Street, New Britain
- Berlin YMCA Fitness, 1176 Farmington Avenue, Berlin
- Meriden YMCA, 110 West Main Street, Meriden
Here are some of the fun classes available to you!
- Bike-O-Vision - Experience indoor cycling cardio fitness in a whole new way! Travel the world on a virtual cycling adventure with Bike-O-Vision.
Body Blast - A full body toning and strength training class using body weight exercises and varied equipment.
- Boot Camp - A high intensity workout that emphasizes muscular and cardiovascular endurance. This 30 minute class utilizes plyometric and calisthenic exercises in tandem with dumbbells, steps and your own body weight.
- The Bottom Line - A 30 minute express workout targets the glutes, hams, and quad muscles for a stronger and leaner lower body.
- Chair Yoga - Gentle form of Hatha yoga sitting or standing using a chair for support and adaptive poses.
- Cut and Core - A 30 minute express workout targets your abs, obliques and lower back.
- Extreme Pool Fitness - An aqua based class that integrates cardio kick boxing moves with weight lifting power moves using pool weights and water resistance to maximize effort!
- Functional Fitness Y360 - The Y360 offers comprehensive and intense workout routines in a small group setting.
- Indoor Cycling - Indoor Cycling is a motivating group workout with energizing music which mimics all aspects of road biking.
- INSANITY® - A 30-minute, high intensity, cardio based, total body conditioning program. These workouts include plyometric drills targeting strength, power and resistance moves.
- Intro Crossfit - Constantly varied, high intensity, functional movements designed for all ages and abilities guaranteed to bring your fitness to a whole new level.
- Pilates - Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the body.
- Piloxing- A mix of pilates and boxing moves producing a fat torching core centric interval workout.
- PiYo - PiYo is a hybrid athletic workout which combines mind/body practices of yoga and pilates a well as the principles of stretching, strength conditioning and dynamic movement. Offered in Berlin.
- Pound™ - Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! (Poundfit.com) Offered in Berlin.
- Senior Aqua Fit - The popular senior oriented class will improve your energy and fitness level with no impact on your joints. This shallow water fitness class emphasizes stretching and cardiovascular health to improve coordination and energy levels.
- Silver Sneakers®Classic - Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living.
- Stretch & Flex - A low impact 1-hour class is excellent for beginners new to the fitness world. The class includes light stretching, focusing on specific muscle groups throughout the body, progressing to a light weight routine.
- S.W.E.A.T. - S.W.E.A.T. means Strength through Weights, Endurance through Aerobics Training. This multifaceted class is always new and always a challenge. Push yourself further as you SWEAT.
- Tai Chi - A Chinese martial art and form of stylized meditative exercise focusing on movement and bodily balance.
- Water Aerobics - This exercise class is gentle on your joints while helping you to get into shape. This program targets the whole body but primarily focuses on the legs and hips to improve flexibility and strength.
- Yoga - Balance the spirit, mind and body with a series of prescribed poses, controlled breathing and meditation. Come find your inner peace!
- ZUMBA® - Come join the ultimate DANCE PARTY! Latin inspired rhythms and dance movements make this high energy workout a must.