Wellness & Fitness (Adult & Senior)

Wellness & Fitness (Adult & Senior)

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!

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.

A $5.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to any program canceled by the participant.

Aging Mastery Book Club

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/16/21 - 10/14/21

The Aging Mastery Book Club will inspire you to take steps toward positive aging across six dimensions:

  • Gratitude and Mindfulness
  • Health and Well-being
  • Finances and Future Planning
  • Connections and Community
  • Creativity and Learning
  • Legacy and Purpose

Each element of the program encourages and supports you in taking small steps to improve your quality of life for aging well. As part of the program, you will receive an Aging Mastery Starter Kit which includes exercise DVDs, activity cards, a weekly check-in notepad, and the Aging Mastery Playbook. These will be handed out during the first class.

All participants of this program receive a FREE 5-week membership to the Y! (members and non-members)

This program is facilitated by professionals from the Scenic Rivers Area Health Education Center.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
8/6/21 9/14/21 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00-$ 30.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
09/16/21 - 10/14/21
Th - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
7 / 20 Available Registration

Free Wellness Center Orientation

All Locations
1/1/20 - 12/31/21

Schedule a time to meet with the Wellness Center Staff to learn about the equipment in the Wellness Center.

Your orientation is tailored to your interests and will get you started.

Members are encouraged to have one orientation and schedule another one to check back in and to learn more!

Come dressed for activity!

Once you are registered for the orientation go to your account information, select the scheduling tab, and schedule a new appointment using a Wellness Center Orientation.  You are able to schedule with the Dahl Wellness Center- La Crosse, or Houser Wellness Center- Onalaska.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
3/6/20 3/7/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

01/01/20 - 12/31/21
Schedule online after purchase!