The YMCA is collectively the largest provider and promoter of health and fitness programs, active in more than 10,000 communities across the country. Locally, the Hagerstown YMCA has been a leader in this field since 1921. This can be attributed to the YMCA’s continued commitment to offering high quality, cutting-edge programs and instruction. In an effort to better serve our members, the YMCA offers a year-round aerobics program. We want you to come and have fun in a safe and healthy environment at your convenience. Start your own program, participate at your own pace, and continue throughout the year. We recommend three to four aerobic activities per week. Child watch is available for most class times. Please see Our Facility section for more information. Classes/instructors are subject to change.
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All personalized exercise programs begin with a consultation to discuss your individual goals, previous experience and medical background. YMCA trainers approach to personal training is sure to benefit anyone, at any age, and any physical condition.
Whether you are in peak performance shape or new to fitness, YMCA personal Trainers will help you to reach your goal.
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Call 301-739-3990 ext. 4237.
Fee: $ 45/hr – one session. $ 238 – six sessions. $ 459 – twelve sessions.
Middle School/Parent Fitness
Make an appointment with Sonia Reyes at 301-739-3990 ext. 4237 to schedule a time to go through an orientation on how to use the fitness center equipment.
We’ll retake your membership picture profile style so the fitness center staff will know you’ve completed your orientation. Parents must be with child at all times!
Programs Free to members:
We have multiple classes that are offered to members for no charge. All together we have 64 class times that you can come and enjoy a class with a certified instructor to keep you motivated. So come out and enjoy..
Is a sports-inspired cardio workout program for building strength and stamina. This high energy interval training class combines athletic aerobic movements with strength and stabilization exercises.
A mix of aerobics and weight lifting using low weight and high reps. Burn calories, tone and strengthen your entire body to great music and innovative choreography.
Exercising muscles around the core. It provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do. It’s the glue that holds everything together.
Dynamic Stretch and Strengthening
Is a class that will incorporate a battery of exercises that will literally stretch your entire body, Instructor will incorporate exercises from Pilates, yoga, and functional movement.
Designed with the older adult participant in mind. Improve cardiovascular conditioning and muscular strength in one class. Participants are guided through alternating intervals of low-impact (aerobic and/or step) and strength training exercises. You get a varied and balanced workout in a single class.
Do you get bored easily? Your brain and body will be challenged in this class that includes jumping rope, step training, sport conditioning, muscle conditioning, kickboxing, calisthencis, cycling and plyometrics.
A non-impact cardiovascular indoor cycling program for all ages and fitness levels. This forty-five to fifty-five minute group exercise class combines a foundation of cycling movement with motivational coaching.
A non-cardiovascular workout designed for all fitness levels. This class will help you develop overall strength through the use of medicine balls, free weights, resistance bands, flexibility balls, and calisthenics.
An energizing way to burn fat and tone muscles. Based on interval training, it uses combinations of fast and slow rhythms with Latin and other music from around the world. Salsa, cumbia, meringue, hip hop, belly dancing, flamingo, and calypso are just a few rhythms you could experience. One does not need dance experience or a partner, and wear regular workout clothes. It is also a low impact activity, but can burn 500-700 calories in one workout. If you are ready to dance your way to health, then Zumba should be your fitness mantra.
In this class you will develop both strength and flexibility by using a flowing series of yoga postures and enhanced breathing technique. Create balance between the mind, body and spirit. Please bring a mat to class.
Fine tune your yoga skills with our unique 90 minute class. The room will be heated to around 85 degrees relaxing joints and allowing muscles to loosen and stretch to their maximum. Heat, along with the many twist incorporated into the practice, promote detoxification of the body. Breathing techniques used in class will help build long capacity and calm the mind. This class features all the benefits of an advanced yoga class with arm balances and inversions. Please bring a yoga mat to class.
A great class for people of all ages, fitness levels and those with physical limitations. Using a chair and other yoga props such as blocks and straps you will increase flexibility, strength, balance and your well being. Please bring a yoga mat to class.
Water Exercise Programs
A huge variety of moves and motions can be performed to help improve strength and flexibility. Perfect resistance tool for water-based fitness and physical therapy. Aqua-band loop comes in three levels of resistance: light, medium and extreme.
This class is held in the small pool. Students flow through and hold a variety of yoga poses, synchronizing breath to movement. The warm water relaxes the muscles while the water supports balance. This class is designed to assist students in increasing flexibility, improving balance, building strength and calming the mind. Class concludes with a brief free float for relaxation.
A basic level water exercise class. By using the natural resistance of water and buoyancy, the exercise works towards improving flexibility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. Discover what your body can do in the water! Co-ed classes, swimmers and non-swimmers welcome. Class is held in shallow water.
Exercise that Feels Good – Watch us turn the pool into a fitness center. We have buoyancy and resistance cuffs, wave webs and hand buoys. Use our equipment and our guidance and take your workout farther than you ever imagined possible! Improve your aerobic conditioning, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and abdominal toning. This equipment enhances buoyancy and increases resistance for water aerobics.
Dance and splash your way to fitness with low-impact, but challenging water workout. Please wear water shoes and bring a water bottle to class.
This class uses the entire pool to tone, strengthen and increase your cardio.
Arthritis Water Exercise – Warm Water
The Arthritis swim class meets more needs then just people with arthritis. People with knee and hip replacements are encouraged to come and join us as soon as all the stitches are healed. The warm water relaxes the muscles and lets your new joint work easier.
People recovering from strokes and heart attacks are also encouraged to join us. The slow movements are easy to handle and fun to do. This is more a joint movement class then an exercise class. All classes are free to members, we run eleven classes a week so everybody can find several times a week that suits them.
Structured exercise program in the warm water under the supervision of a qualified instructor. Objectives – increased flexibility of body joints and greater comfort for arthritis suffers. No swimming ability necessary. Easy access steps and a pool lift are available. Handicapped parking in front of “Y” available.