Wellness & Fitness (youth and adult)

There are many opportunities to be physically active at the Y, including group fitness classes and Wellness Center activities. Attending classes and exercising with others who are motivated to get fit and have fun will inspire you to stay healthy, reach personal goals, makes friends and try something new!

Group Fitness Classes
The Y offers more than 160 drop-in group fitness classes a week that are FREE for our members! Drop-in classes are just what they read – no registration or sign-up required.  We offer a variety of classes to accommodate all abilities, including low impact classes like Zumba Gold, Water Exercise, Strength Basics and Chair Yoga, as well as, high impact classes like Strength Training, Cardio Kickboxing, Step and more! All fitness classes are led by a certified and trained fitness instructor. Classes welcome those who are 14 years and older of all levels and abilities.

Wellness Centers
At each YMCA branch, we provide a Wellness Center for our members to utilize. This space offers state of the art cardio, Matrix strength equipment, suspension trainers and more! Members who are 14 years and older of all levels and abilities are welcome in the Wellness Center. We encourage all new members to take advantage of our FREE Wellness Center orientations.

Special Fitness and Wellness Programs
Whether you are interested in joining the Y, new to the Y or looking to increase your exercise regimen and knowledge, a Y Health and Wellness program is a great fit for you! The Y offers special programs for all ages and abilities to help support you and your health and well-being goals. Some of these programs include Intro to Group Fitness at the Y, Family Strength Training, Yoga 101, Cycling 101, Senior Shape-up, Total TRX, Prenatal Yoga and more!

Fellowship
Socialization is also important at the Y and there are many opportunities for members to gather – whether it is playing cards, enjoying a hot cup of coffee or tea, working out together in the Wellness Center or participating in our fitness classes.

Heidi Kuennen
Wellness Director – Dahl
608.519.5475

Kylie Wiltgen
Fitness Director – Dahl
608.519.5474

Christopher Matt
Wellness Director – Houser
608.519.5489

Amy Venner
Fitness Director- Houser
608.519.5503