Arthritis Foundation YMCA Aquatic Program
This class focuses on building strength, balance, and flexibility for those with arthritis. The class uses unique equipment and exercises to help participants get a work out while not causing additional pain. All exercises are low impact. This class is instructed by a certified Arthritis Foundation instructor.
You can take shallow water fitness classes with a variety of difficulty levels. We have Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 to provide a range of challenges for all abilities.
Complete water fitness class using a variety of exercises and equipment. Activities may include dance, calisthenics, walking, and kicking. Intensity and impact can be varied on an individual basis. Each class consists of warm-up, aerobic, cool-down, muscle toning and flexibility segments. Class may take place in shallow water, deep water or a combination of shallow and deep water.
Deep Water Fitness
A deep water workout for all fitness levels. Enjoy a workout while suspended in the deep end of the pool with equipment to keep you afloat. The balanced workout includes warm-up, aerobic, cool-down, strength and toning, and flexibility. Intensity is easily adjusted for all levels of fitness. Participants must be comfortable in deep water.
Pre/Postnatal Water Aerobics
This class is designed for women who are currently pregnant or have just had a baby. This class focuses on low impact movements that are perfect for women who want to stay or get back into shape but want to avoid the aches and pains from high impact workouts.
Aquatic Core Strengthening
This water exercise class strengthens and tones all muscle groups concentrating on the core muscles, with special attention to the abdomen and back. May be conducted in deep and/or shallow water.
Water Fitness Silver Splash
A class designed for seniors who want a full body, low impact workout. The class is set in waist to chest deep water, and participants will use the water’s natural resistance to gain flexibility and strength. Participants get to use specialized equipment unique to this class.
Water Fitness Specialty: Hi Energy
This water exercise class is a blend of cardio, aerobic, and toning exercises. Participants will use aqua steps as well as some flotation devices to give added resistance.