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Summer Session I: June 4 - June 30
Summer Session II: July 9 - August 4
Summer Session III: August 6 - September 1


Group Exercise Classes
Central Branch / West Branch

Specialty Group Exercise Classes* (Fee-Based)
Central Branch / West Branch
*registration required

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Group-Ex Classes
The Y offers many group fitness classes each week. Classes range from Les Mills BodyPump® to Yoga, and our schedule was designed with a variety of fitness enthusiasts in mind. Group exercise classes are included with your Y membership. Classes are subject to change, based on class size and seasonal fluctuations. The Group-Ex fitness pass gives non-members access to both land and aqua group fitness classes –– $50 for a 10 punch pass.

Aqua Fitness
Aquatic fitness classes are included with your Y membership and are a fun, lower-impact way to get your body moving, improve strength and flexibility, and develop all-around fitness. Classes are offered throughout the week at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm. Monthly group fitness pass gives non-members access to both land and aqua group fitness classes.

Enhance® Fitness
Enhance® Fitness is a proven, community-based senior fitness and arthritis management program. It helps older adults become more active, energized, and empowered for independent living. Each class will be led by a certified instructor and exercises will focus on cardiovascular endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance to help reduce the severity of arthritis symptoms. Older adults at all fitness levels are encouraged to participate. The program is especially beneficial for older adults living with arthritis. Call 630-552-4100 x247 for more information or download our fact sheet for more information.


specialty group exercise classes

YMCA BOOT CAMP
FREE to Members/$100NM  |  Boot Camp is for individuals looking to be pushed to the next level. The class meets Monday through Friday from 5-6am and includes a mix of cardio and strength training utilizing body weight exercises, weight training, and Tabata methods. Instructors will work with all fitness levels. Must be at least 18 years of age to register. Pre-registration is required. You can pay monthly or sign up for bank draft and receive a $10 discount on your fee. Register Online!

COUCH TO 5K (WEST)
This program is for all types of people, whether you are already active or you are just getting started. The Couch to 5K program eases you into jogging. After just a couple weeks, you will feel stronger and healthier. This program will allow you to compete in the Freedom Days 5K in Sandwich on June 30th.

EQUIP: STRENGTH & SCULPT
This is a 45 minute, small group training class that includes high-intensity cardio bursts, resistance training and focuses on strength and agility exercises using TRX Suspension System, Bosus, sliders, bikes and stability balls. Class is limited to eight participants, so don't miss out!

F.I.T. (WEST)
Functional Interval Training that uses boot camp, HIIT intervals, cardio and strength training to give you a great workout! No two classes are ever the same. All fitness levels welcome.

TRX
This 45 minute, small group training class includes body weight resistance training, core strengthening, and cardio bursts. The TRX Suspension System, Bosu Balls, and Stability Balls will be used. Class is limited to eight participants, so don't miss out!

W.O.W. (WOMEN ON WEIGHTS)
Looking to make strides and gains in the weight room, but not sure where to start? This small group setting is just for you! Let us help you feel comfortable and confident to train in our wellness room with proper technique!


fitness center / group-ex reminders
Children under the age of 11 are not permitted in the Fitness Center/Group Exercise class unless participating in a kids fitness program authorized by the Y. Members and guests 11-13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the fitness center/group exercise classes. Children under age 11 can attend Kids Zone (free with a Family Membership) while their parent or guardian attends a Group Exercise class. Children ages 11 -14 must complete an orientation prior to using the fitness center. Please make an appointment for the orientation at the Front Desk.


ORIENTATIONS, NUTRITION COUNSELING, FITNESS ASSESSMENT 

PERSONAL NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING
Registered Dietitian, Michelle LeMaistre, will work with you to develop an appropriate, nutrition-based lifestyle change to meet your personal needs. She will consider any dietary restrictions you have, discuss obstacles, and help you get on the right path to living a healthy lifestyle! You will have an initial consultation and follow up appointments per package. This is a great addition to your personal training package!

FITNESS ASSESSMENT
A great way to evaluate your current fitness level.  It includes a series of measurements to help determine your physical fitness including height, weight, body composition, blood pressure, muscular and cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.

WELLNESS ROOM ORIENTATION
If you are new to the Y, or are unsure how to use some of the equipment in the fitness center, sign up for a FREE fitness orientation. Y Fitness Staff will help you become comfortable and familiar with our strength and cardio equipment. Please make an appointment at the Membership Desk.

SMALL GROUP TRAINING
Small group training is an affordable way to take advantage of a trainer’s expertise, creativity and motivation at a lower cost. Draw from the energy of your group as you push yourself for real results. Training sessions are for 4-8 participants creating smaller, intimate classes with more individualized attention.

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Download this file (Y-EnhanceFitness-Fact-Sheet-May-2016_SP.pdf)Enhance Fitness Fact Sheet