Group Fitness

Ready, Sweat, Go! Break a sweat, chat with a friend, relax your mind, challenge your body, or reconnect and recharge! Free classes of varieties are offered every day for members.

Unlimited Fitness Classes.
These classes are free for YMCA of Rock River Valley members. Advanced reservations are required.

Full body workout including a core strength and balance component for our 55 and better members.

A mix of realization, flexibility and core strengthening

This class is for our active older adults. This full-body workout builds core strength and balance. Some classes will utilize a chair for stability.

Move freely with hands and feet activating your core

Challenge your body in this continuous class. Through the use of buoys, and noodles this class will push you to a new fitness level. All levels are welcome. This cardio/strength water workout is designed around intervals.  Intervals are timed combinations of high-intensity (sprints) and low-intensity exercises that are proven to boost the after-burn effect. Improve core strength, coordination, cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, and endurance all in the low impact environment of the water. This is a great class to get you moving toward better health!

Combine Tabata plus aquatic and you get an awesome Aqua Tabata workout with high-intensity cardio that will get your heart rate up for your morning workout! Work out at your level while challenging your body. 

Low-impact aquatic exercise

Utilizing a group fitness barbell and focusing on specific muscle groups, Group Barbell helps build muscle, gain strength and achieve definition. 

In this challenging class, a personal trainer leads participants through a variety of intervals to keep the body guessing, which helps improve speed, agility, and strength.

A Pilates and yoga-inspired workout focusing on the core to help build strength, and improve balance and stability. This class utilizes a variety of tools as well as body weight to challenge the core muscles that include abdominals, back and hips. A great compliment to your strength and cardio workouts! 

Low impact, low cardio workout to get tight and toned

Come get a workout that includes sprints, hill-climbs and intervals of all kinds

Dance2Fit is a fun, energetic, high-intensity aerobic dance class set to a variety of urban/hip-hop music to create a fun and athletic full body workout. 

Deep water cardio workout without the impact of gravity

High Intensity Internal Training. Burn fat, improve endurance and build strength.

A high intensity class to increase power, speed and agility.  This class will get your heart rate up and work your whole body.  There will be hard work periods followed by active rest periods. Takes place in shallow water.

Keep your joints happy! This aqua class focuses on maintaining and enhancing joint integrity

Sports-inspired workout for strength and stamina

Strike, punch, kick and kata your way to superior fitness

BODYFLOW™ is the Yoga, Tai chi, Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm. Controlled breathing, concentration and a carefully structured series of stretches, moves and poses to music create a holistic workout that brings the body into a state of harmony and balance

Low weight and high repetition produce lean body muscle

LES MILLS GRIT™ is a 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, increase speed and maximize calorie burn. LES MILLS GRIT™ takes HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast.

Indoor cycling workout where you ride to the rhythm of powerful music

Each class will work to balance all muscle groups' strength and flexibility, with an emphasis on challenging the core muscles with each movement. A challenging, yet safe, method to sculpt your body.

A class devoted to the glutes, hips, quads, hamstrings and calves! Using equipment such as weights, tubes and bands plus body weight, this class targets all the muscles in the lower body.

Exercise that can help you build strength and increase your range of movement

Combine fun and fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance

Have fun and increase strength, movement and activity for daily living skills. Some classes will utilize a chair for balance.

A mix of cardio step with toning exercises to sculpt those muscles.

A blend of cardio and resistance training in deep water.  Using dumbbells and pool noodles to increase resistance and challenge your body.

Flowing, slow-moving movements that are a non-impact exercise

A half hour of cardio and a half hour of strength training all in one class

Join us as we use fitness to move us forward by empowering one another to be multifaceted, to make ourselves a priority, to stop playing small and to live the lives we desire. These workouts are intense, fun, and life-changing, incorporating HIIT (high intensity interval training), strength training, and dance!  You will be challenged, but you will embrace it as you step outside of your comfort zone with the Turn Up squad. 

A mix of cardio and strength will give you a full-body workout

A class devoted to the back, chest, shoulders and arms. Using weights and other tools such as resistance bands and tubing, this class focuses on the upper body. 

Learn the moves to all your favorites like the Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, The Wobble and many more! So much fun, you won’t realize you’re exercising!

Water walking is great for rehabilitation or a 'low intensity' workout

Works cardiovascular, strength and flexibility

This class is a moderately paced water exercise class including cardio, weight work, and balance.

Relax while performing movements that enhance flexibility, balance, and joint mobility

Work out without realizing it! ZUMBA will have you dancing like there is no tomorrow

Zumba for the active older adult participant