Health, Well-Being and Fitness
A supportive community is an important part of well-being. At every age and every activity level, you’ll find people at the Y just like you looking to live a little bit healthier.
We offer a variety of opportunities and activities to help you meet your wellness needs, including an extensive variety of group exercise classes and individual and small group Personal Training services.
Check out our fitness opportunities below.
Want ongoing personal attention? Get a little extra help from an experienced, certified personal trainer who will develop, monitor and modify your exercise program to meet your individual needs. Each Y location offers a 30 minute plan and has a variety of trainers with varying interests and expertise. We'll provide recommendations based on your wants and needs.
Personal Training Plus
It’s better with a buddy! Our Group Training program offers the best of both worlds by giving you the chance to work out with a friend and an experienced, certified personal trainer. Get the fun support and motivation that comes from exercising with a partner. Our Group Training program involves alternating one minute of cardio with one minute of strength training for a total of 30 minutes.
Enrollment Guidelines: Flexible scheduling, unused sessions do not carry over. No agreement necessary, enroll at the member service desk. Payment plan is automatic until written cancelation is received, 10 days prior to draft date. Program reflects individual rates.
MX4 Interval Training
In 2020, a few branches are bring this exciting program on-board.
Discover MX4 interval group training for a fresh, motivating exercise experience that delivers results you can see. Only MX4 combines best-in-class training tools with exciting workouts to help you improve cardiovascular fitness, power, strength and endurance in a way that’s right for your body and abilities.
Group Fitness Classes
We offer hundreds of weekly classes, held at different times + levels to meet your schedule and ability. Click below to find the schedules for our branches.
|Anthony Wayne Fitness Schedule|
|Downtown Fitness Schedule|
|Eastern Community Fitness Schedule|
|Fort Meigs Fitness Schedules|
|Francis Family Fitness Schedule|
|Sylvania YMCA/JCC Fitness Schedule|
|West Toledo Fitness Schedule|
|Wolf Creek Fitness Schedule|
ACTIVE TOGETHER gives you all the training you need – cardio, strength, balance and flexibility – in just one hour. Get stronger and healthier with inspiring music, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight and simple athletic movements.
DEFEND TOGETHER is a gripping hour that burns a ton of calories and builds total body strength. Tap into the newest mixed martial arts movements done at a rapid-fire pace to smash your cardio fitness. This workout combines cutting-edge moves with thrilling music.
CORE FOCUS TOGETHER trains you like an athlete in 30 action-packed minutes. A strong core, from your shoulders to your hips, will improve your athletic performance, help prevent back pain and help strengthen your abs. Expert coaching and motivating music will guide you through functional and integrated exercises using your body weight, weight plates, a towel and a platform – all to challenge you like never before.
CYCLE TOGETHER is a huge calorie burner. It’s a 60-minute cycling experience brought indoors. Chase the pack, spin the flats, climb mountains and sprint to the finish. Feel the thrill of energetic music and group dynamics as you get all the benefits of interval training.
CYCLE 30 TOGETHER will get you moving and feeling better in only 30 minutes. It’s a cardio workout that is as easy as riding a bike. Inspiring music and motivating coaching will get you to burn calories, improve muscular endurance and build cardio fitness.
STRENGTH TRAIN TOGETHER will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight-training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses and curls, with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best.
Active Older Adults
The Y has fitness classes specifically designed for older adults. They give participants an opportunity to stay physically active or in some cases, to overcome their fear of exercise and begin being physically active. Y Active Older Adult Fitness programs accommodate a wide variety of interests and functional abilities of older adults. Active Older Adults classes include Senior Aerobic classes, Strength and Conditioning, Yoga, Swimming, Aqua Aerobics, SilverSneakers® and Silver&Fit. See Active Older Adults for more information.