With so many group fitness options to choose from at the Y, there’s sure to be a class that’s right for you. Whether you choose aerobics, boxing, circuits or something else, you’ll find there’s nothing better than group fitness for motivation, encouragement, networking and making new friends.
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YMCA Ab Blast/Abs & CoreUp the intensity of your workout with a program that strengthens your lower back and develops all abdominal areas. The exercises will keep you motivated and challenged, and you’ll appreciate the results and the friendly company.
YMCA AbsThis intense 15-minute workout is short, sharp and targets all areas of the abdominals to ensure your core achieves tip-top condition, while also strengthening the lower back. The short duration makes the class ideal for busy people, or combine it with a longer workout for a more social experience.
YMCA ABTTone up and look terrific with a program that blitzes those common problem areas
YMCA BBTMore than just a workout for cardiovascular fitness, the dynamic BBT program targets trouble spots. The toning, sculpting effect on your belly, butt and thighs will help you to look as good as you feel, and the sociable environment is great for making new friends.
YMCA Beep Test/Shuttle RunDesigned to complement any cardio exercise program, this test offers the ideal way to stay motivated and on track to achieve your fitness goals. Held monthly, it measures your cardiovascular fitness, tracking improvement so you know exactly how much you have achieved.
BODYATTACK™BODYATTACK™ is the sports-inspired cardio workout that builds your strength and stamina. This high-energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilisation exercises to help you achieve your fitness goals.
BODYBALANCE™BODYBALANCE™ is the holistic yoga, tai chi, Pilates workout that builds your flexibility and strength, and leaves you feeling centred and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a structured series of moves help you achieve a state of harmony and balance.
YMCA Body BikeIndoor cycling gives your body a fun cardio workout that burns calories, strengthens muscles and increases endurance. Various terrains
YMCA Body BurnBanish boredom with this fun and varied program designed to increase cardio fitness, promote muscular endurance and burn calories. A moderate-to-high-intensity workout, it uses boxing, free weights, kettlebells, medicine balls and more to keep you on your toes.
BODYCOMBAT™BODYCOMBAT™ is the empowering cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic, fun program is inspired by mixed martial arts, and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai.
BODYJAM™An addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds, this program puts as much emphasis on fun as on breaking a sweat. Learn to move with attitude, burning calories and building coordination as you go, and enjoy connecting with a great group of dance-loving people.
BODYPUMP™Sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body fast with the original barbell workout. Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements, you’ll burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning, encouraged all the way by your friendly instructor and class-mates.
BODYSTEP™BODYSTEP™ is the energising and fun step workout that makes you feel liberated and alive. Using a height-adjustable step and simple movements on, over and around the step, you’ll push fatburning systems into high gear, followed by muscle conditioning moves for shaping and toning.
YMCA Boot CampFresh air, fun and a unique team spirit are just some of the pluses of the 10-week YMCA Boot Camp. This varied outdoor program incorporates medicine balls and other equipment, as well as a great range of activities like boxing and obstacle courses, to help you reach your goals.
YMCA BoxingA popular boxing-style workout, this program combines the best of impact and cardio training. You’ll learn new skills and moves, improve coordination and enjoy getting fit with the support of a friendly and encouraging group.
YMCA Box & BurnIf you’ve ever wanted to try a boxing-style workout, this program provides a lively introduction. It’s a basic boxing and cardio circuit class that’s easy to follow and sociable, too. Best of all, at just 30-minutes long, even busy people can make time for it.
YMCA BoxfitWhy bottle up stress when taking the Y’s Boxfit class provides instant relief? The boxing-style workout combines both impact and cardio-training, and suits people of all fitness levels. There’s a relaxed, social vibe, and if you bring a friend you can work out together for added motivation.
YMCA Cardio BoxGet fit and stay in shape with the Y’s Cardio Box, a program that incorporates the best of cardio training and bodyweight resistance exercises. The class is a great way to improve coordination, and as part of an enthusiastic and friendly group, you’ll be motivated and supported all the way.
Challenge Fitness CampFresh air, fun and a unique team spirit are just some of the pluses of the Challenge Fitness Camp. This varied outdoor program incorporates medicine balls and other equipment, as well as a great range of activities like boxing and obstacle courses, to help you reach your goals.
YMCA CircuitYour body will soon start to feel and display the benefits of the high-intensity aerobics and resistance training that comprise this program. Circuit at the Y is fun, easy to follow, yet because it’s several workouts in one, you’ll improve cardio fitness, tone and burn unwanted fat.
YMCA Circuit/Cardio BlastSpice up your exercise plan with a workout that targets all areas of fitness. Based on an interval training format, combining bursts of aerobic activity with exercises requiring muscular strength and endurance, it makes a great choice for people who enjoy a varied and friendly fitness program.
YMCA Circuit/RunThis combination fitness program brings reflex, power projection, strength and cardiovascular fitness into play for a complete workout. A run kick-starts the sociable Y group class, followed by a concentrated abs and back workout, and finally a stretch and cool-down routine.
YMCA Core BlastShort, sharp and intense, this half-hour workout focuses on getting your core in shape. A variety of exercises and challenges keep it interesting as you develop all areas of your abdominals and strengthen your lower back, supported all the way from your friendly instructor and class-mates.
YMCA Core ConditioningIf you want to reach peak condition so that you can make the most of every day, this fun circuit-based Y program is for you. The workout conditions muscle groups utilised in functional, everyday movements, and includes major muscle exercises to help burn calories.
YMCA Cross CircuitUsing an interval-style training format, this program is all about variety, results and the fun of sharing a group fitness experience. Using our Octane equipment, Cross Circuit at the Y combines cardio, endurance and resistance training to boost your fitness on a number of levels.
YMCA Cross TrainSet yourself a fitness challenge with the Y’s Cross Train program. Whatever your abilities or level of fitness, this workout keeps it fresh and fun. Combining exercises for cardio fitness with circuit training, the program is ideal if you’re ready to take your fitness up a notch.
Looking for a short, sharp workout that’ll inspire you to the next level of fitness while
strengthening and toning your body? Based on cutting-edge scientific research, the
choreographed 30-minute CXWORX™ program combines the best of personal training with the
energy and social vibe of a group fitness class
YMCA CyclingThis sociable program brings the challenge of outdoor cycling indoors for a guided workout that incorporates various terrains and intervals. Great music and your enthusiastic instructor will help motivate you as you reach for your goals, whatever your fitness level.
One class, full-body fitness! What could be easier? The Y’s Energy program is based on an intervaltraining
format where bursts of aerobic activity are interspersed with resistance-training sessions
and abdominal/core work. The variety results in a fun experience for all in this friendly class.
YMCA Express Row
Rowing goes fast and furious with this express indoor class that’s perfect for busy bodies
without hours to spare. Build up a sweat, burn calories and get toned all over – you’ll love the
results and the company of a great group of people who like to challenge themselves.
YMCA Fat BurnerDesigned for fitness, fun and
YMCA Fighting FitFun is as important as fitness in this interval training program. Fighting Fit at the Y focuses on burning maximum calories using a range of exercises, some including glove and pad work. Best of all, it can be enjoyed by everyone regardless of fitness or ability. All you need is bags of energy.
YMCA Functional FitnessWant to maintain everyday fitness so you can function well at home and work? This highly practical program targets muscle tone through strengthening and developing exercises, while raising the heart rate for cardio fitness. The group enjoys a great team spirit, too.
A high-intensity interval training (HIIT) program, the Y’s Go-Go-Stop! workout is a winner for
all-over fitness. By mixing the calorie-burning ‘go’ phases with functional fitness exercises
during the ‘stop’ rest breaks, you’ll achieve great results. It’s fun, too, thanks to the sociable Y
50/50 (BODYPUMP™/BODYSTEP™)This program wraps two Les Mills favourites into one full-on body blitz. The BODYPUMP™ barbell workout sculpts, tone and strengthens your entire body, while BODYSTEP™ is an energising and fun step workout that pushes fat-burning systems into high gear.
YMCA GroupFit Circuit TrainingThe fresh alternative to fitness workouts that have gone stale, this circuit program incorporates hand weights, fit balls, step, skipping and more to keep you active and engaged. Choose this lively class for building all-round fitness in good company.
YMCA Gym Spin
Taking a stationary exercise bike for a spin burns serious calories, and it’s great for cardio
fitness, too. This sociable 45-minute program focuses on interval and strength training, and
it’s delivered by a Y instructor so you can be sure your workout is of the highest quality
YMCA Hard CoreAbs looking less than awesome? If so, this friendly group fitness program has your name written all over it. The intense, 30-minute workout has been designed specifically to blast your core with a range of exercises that develop all abdominal areas while strengthening the lower back.
YMCA Heart ClassIf heart health is top of mind for you after a cardiac episode, this unique and welcoming program has a lot to offer. The class focuses on safe, effective transition exercises for those who have had cardiac rehab, either at a medical practice or in hospital, so you will need medical clearance from your GP.
YMCA Kettlebell Class
Given that the kettlebell has been used for centuries, you can be confident that this workout
is worth the effort. The rounded weights, held securely by handles, are highly effective in
toning and developing muscles, and the Y’s group fitness environment is both supportive
Even with a busy life, you can still achieve fitness and a great physique with this rapid results
30-minute program. Targeting the trouble areas of legs, bum and tum, the Y’s sociable LBT
program will help you sculpt and tone so you feel as fit as you look.
YMCA Olympic Lifting
If you’re on a mission to build lean muscle fast, the Y’s Olympic Lifting program is the
workout for you. Learn the basics of weightlifting using correct posture and technique
to maximise your hypertrophy training, and enjoy the connection and motivation that
characterises group fitness.
YMCA Outdoor Body Blitz
Fast-track your fitness program and enjoy a healthy dose of fresh air in the process with the Y’s Outdoor Body Blitz. This is a premium boot camp-style workout for all ages and fitness levels that will push you to achieve your very best while enjoying the camaraderie of a funloving fitness group.
Whether you’re new to exercise or an experienced athlete, the friendly Pilates class at the Y is the place to improve muscular strength, core stability, posture and flexibility. Pilates works the body as a single unit, focusing on alignment and positioning to lengthen and strengthen the deeper trunk muscle.
YMCA Power BlastThis short, sharp class is the perfect all-rounder for anyone wanting to improve cardio fitness and muscular endurance. Go hard for 30 minutes, working every part of the body, as part of a motivated, friendly and fitness-loving group
The YMCA RegimeEmbodying the principle that the body trains the mind, Powerstrike™ combines martial arts and fitness aerobics in a heart-pumping, energising hour of choreographed punches and kicks. Extend your physical limits to realise your inner potential.
Rip:60™Promising a total body transformation in just 60 days plus good times with fun people, this suspended weight-training program uses revolutionary rotating straps and your own body as resistance. Working your core, lower body and upper body, you’ll train towards the ripped look you’ve always wanted.
RPM™RPM™ is the friendly indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music. Take on the terrain with your inspiring coach who leads the pack through hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials and interval training. Discover the athlete within; sweat and burn to reach your endorphin high.
YMCA Running Group
If you have the City2Surf in your sights or another running event, or you simply prefer to run
in company, the Y’s Running Group is for you. It provides a positive training environment with
plenty of encouragement and can be a great place to meet people with similar interests.
Featuring simple but seriously hot dance moves, SH’BAM™ is the way to shape up and
showcase your inner star, even if you’re dance-challenged. Set to a soundtrack of charttopping
hits, dance music, remixed classics and modern Latin beats, SH’BAM™ is a fun,
sociable way to exercise.
YMCA SpinAs much about inspiration as perspiration, this indoor cycling program is non-impact and a great fat-burner. Sessions require no coordination and cater for all levels of experience and fitness as you control the intensity. The strong team spirit makes for a thoroughly enjoyable workout, too.
YMCA Spin CircuitThis program brings together the best of indoor cycling and outdoor interval/circuit training for a varied workout that keeps you interested and engaged. Get the heart pumping and the legs moving for all-round fitness, and enjoy the camaraderie of this friendly group class.
Blitzing butt and thighs, burning calories and working the abs – the Y’s Step program is a
great all-over workout. Using a stationary step, you’ll follow a simple choreographed routine
in the company of an enthusiastic instructor and a motivated, friendly class.
YMCA Step/Pump Mix
Two popular workouts, step and pump, come together in the Y’s exciting and friendly
‘mix’ program. Thirty minutes of step will work your lower body and get your heart-rate up,
followed by a half-hour of body-toning pump. If you’re short on time, you can attend either
half of the program.
YMCA Strength & Sculpt
Whether you want to tone-up all over or target specific areas, this program will soon have you looking your best. The workout focuses on strengthening and sculpting muscles using bands and weights, and the group class format means you’re never short on friendly motivation.
Look no further for a low-impact class designed to keep you supple. Stretch at the Y is the
ultimate in floor-based programs. Whatever your fitness level, it will help improve joint and
muscular flexibility without undue strain on your body, and you’ll appreciate the supportive
YMCA Super CircuitRevolutionise the way you train with an all-over workout alongside a fun-loving bunch of people. A cross training/circuit-based class, Super Circuit at the Y works your entire body using a combination of resistance and cardiovascular exercises to improve muscle strength and tone.
Suspension training using resistance straps is one of the latest ways to build strength, core
stability and endurance. As part of a friendly and inclusive group class, you’ll perform dynamic
movements throughout the intense 30-minute express program to give your core a great
YMCA Power Box
Introduce this sociable boxing-style program into your workout week for cardio and upper
body fitness. Modifiable to suit your fitness level, the Y’s Power Box uses boxing training
equipment and resistance to strengthen and tone upper body muscles, and improve core
stability and fitness.
YMCA Power Hour
Fitness, fun and friendly people – you’ll find all three at the Y’s Power Hour. With all the variety
of a cross-training/circuit-based class, this program combines resistance and cardio training
for a full body workout that improves muscle tone as well as general fitness.
Powerstrike™Embodying the principle that the body trains the mind, Powerstrike™ combines martial arts and fitness aerobics in a heart-pumping, energising hour of choreographed punches and kicks. Extend your physical limits to realise your inner potential.
Let this program take you right out of your comfort zone to show you the physical results
you’re capable of achieving. The format is based on a trio of three-minute, high-intensity
workouts that target your physical conditioning and mental perseverance. It’s full-on yet
supportive, and the results are worth it.
YMCA Trim & Tone
If it’s time to show that muffin-top the door, join the Y’s Trim & Tone program, which
specialises in the body bits that cause the most trouble. The class is low impact and easy to
follow, and you’ll enjoy shaping up with a fun group of people.
YMCA Upper ResistanceWhether your aim is to find an introduction to resistance training, grow your confidence or simply bring some variation to your existing training, this program has much to offer. As well as building upper body strength, this welcoming and supportive class is great place to build friendships.
If you like a surprise, you’ll love the Y’s Workout of the Week (W.O.W.), which is inspired by
our trainers and presented once a week. It’s an express program, working out the entire body
in just 30 minutes using minimal equipment. Expect to get fit fast and have fun.
YMCA Yoga/Yoga (Dynamic)Relaxing, revitalising, energising – the benefits of yoga are endless. At the Y’s friendly yoga class, you’ll follow a guided sequence of postures designed to align and extend the body while activating muscles to help you achieve the long, lean physique you’ve always wanted.
YMCA Yoga (Hatha)
Overcome daily stress and increase wellbeing by working with posture (asana), breathing (pranayama) and relaxation (yoga nidra). This Y program is ideal if you want to feel better in mind, body and spirit, and the welcoming class will make you wish you’d joined long ago.
YMCA Yoga (Power)Increase strength, energy and vitality through dynamic movement and meditation. This Y yoga program is designed to improve body awareness and physiological and anatomical alignment as part of an inclusive group fitness class guided by a friendly and professional instructor.
YMCA Yoga (Vinyasa)Characterised by the relationship between breath and dynamic movement, Vinyasa Yoga focuses on the journey between postures as well the postures themselves. Guided by a friendly instructor, this program makes every movement flow, for improved circulation, flexibility and strength.
A fusion of the very best of yoga and Pilates, Yogalates at the Y is a fitness program that works on strength and body awareness. Learn to control the body’s core postural muscles for relaxation and flexibility, and enjoy sharing your progress with a sociable and supportive group.
YWCA EncoreThis free eight-week program connects women who have experienced breast cancer through gentle exercise, relaxation, support and information. Operating in Australia for more than 25 years, YWCA Encore helps restore strength, mobility, flexibility, confidence and general wellbeing.
Zumba®Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving millions of people towards joy and health.
A no rest, no limits intense muscular endurance workout. Get the blood flowing through the major muscles to prepare your body and ready for the all-important weekend.
Release stress and tension that builds everyday with a combination of boxing, kick boxing and power exercise. A real workout!
A mystery class that is guaranteed to get results. Expect the unexpected as this class changes every week.
Great music to make you move your body. Work heart fitness with a little strengthwork to power through your day. This class is a little bit of everything.
Small Group Training
Calorie burning, body energising and awe inspiring movement! Zumba fuses hyptonic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a session like no other, no matter the fitness level. There are no wrong moves in Zumba! This is a class for kids and beginners.
YMCA Cardio Pump
The perfect combination of strength and cardio. Shape and tone your entire body with a strength routine based on the hugely successful BodyPUMP™ program, then get your heart pumping with a simple cardio workout using a step platform.
PrYme Movers Programs
PrYme Movers, which includes both land and water-based programs for mature adults, is based on progressive resistance training, and incorporates aerobic exercise, balance and flexibility classes. However, far from being just an exercise program, PrYme is a powerful social network for our participants who enjoy regular outings together and are encouraged to stay on after their class for coffee and a chat. PrYme Movers encourages participation and belonging, which are fundamental to quality of life.
YMCA PrYme ActiveWant to trim years off your heart and lungs? Join PrYme Active, a fitness program for mature adults. Focusing on cardio fitness, which tends to decrease with age, this group workout offers an encouraging and friendly environment that motivates you to achieve.
YMCA PrYme Aqua
If you enjoy good music, good friends and good fun, you’ll love PrYme Aqua. With no complicated moves, this mature-aged program uses light dumbbells, noodles and other equipment in both resistance and low-impact cardiovascular exercise.
YMCA PrYme Dance
Dance your way to fitness and fun with this program for mature adults. When you join a Y PrYme Dance class, you’ll discover that the moves are gentle and easy to follow, while regularly changing routines and styles keep it interesting. The sociable setting is ideal for making new connections, too.
YMCA PrYme Life (Tai Chi)
Join a group of friendly mature adults for the Y’s PrYme Life program, and make new connections while enhancing your physical and mental wellbeing. The class uses tai chi’s slow, controlled movements to increase flexibility, strength, fitness and body awareness. It’s also an excellent form of meditation.
YMCA PrYme Start
The measured pace of this sociable fitness program makes it the ideal choice for mature adults, particularly if you’re a beginner or want to reclaim control of your fitness after a period of inactivity. Each gentle move is designed to increase your strength, fitness and cardiovascular health.
YMCA PrYme StrengthGet the most out of everyday living with a warm and welcoming program specifically designed to enhance strength, stability and balance. A workout based on resistance training, PrYme Strength will assist with strengthening your muscles and joints to give you better mobility and greater confidence.
YMCA PrYme Strength & StretchA focus on improving strength, balance, mobility and flexibility makes the PrYme Strength & Stretch program a popular choice for mature adults. Whatever your ability, this low-impact class can help to improve your functional fitness, and the characteristic friendly Y setting is a bonus.
YMCA PrYme Strength/Zumba®Alternating between strength-building exercises and fun Zumba®-style dance moves, this Y program combines the best elements of two classes. It’s a smart choice for mature adults or those requiring rehabilitation exercises who want to improve everyday fitness in a friendly setting.
PrYme Functional Fitness
For Strong Bones. A supervised, previously designed strength program, using gymnasium equipment for strong bones. Please make an appointment with gym staff prior to starting this program.
PrYme Easy Movers Functional Fitness
A great start for people for health restrictions that limit their ability to stay active. This class is conducted whilst seated in a chair and will increase the range of movement, improve your co-ordination and rhythm.
PrYme Living Longer Living Stronger
Strength, Balance, Gait, Flexibility and Co-ordination. Supervised strength training activities, using a combination of free weights and weight machines. Each participant is assessed and a program is tailored. Participants then take part in regular group
PrYme Easy Movers
A great start for people for health restrictions that limit their ability to stay active. This class is conducted whilst seated in a chair and will increase the range of movement, improve your co-ordination and rhythm.
PrYme Total Body
A class designed for heart fitness with elements of strength and flexibility incorporated to be a total body workout.
Enjoy our modified version of volleyball. Held in the sports hall this program is lots of fun and great for keeping the body and mind active.