Y at the Athenaeum Group Exercise Classes
With so many types of group exercise classes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. Try cardio, strength, yoga, and more. Drop in to check out different group fitness classes to find what you like.
Please visit the Member Services Desk, Call or click View Dates and Times for registration and additional program information.
Please note that our other Downtown Ys — YMCA at the City Market and the Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay also offer group exercise classes. Aquatic Exercise Classes are available at the Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay.
Active Older Adults
Helping Adults with Arthritis or Limited Mobility
Stay active, energized, and empowered in this proven, community-based fitness and arthritis management program.
Safe, yet challenging, low impact exercises help adults of all fitness levels live independent lifestyles. This program is nationally recognized by the leading US health organizations.
- Enhance Fitness is designed for adults with Arthritis or mobility challenges/limited mobility.
- Through EnhanceFitness, participants will work to: increase flexibility, relieve stress, improve arthritic joint stiffness, and decrease their risk of falls and injury.
- All exercises may be performed seated or standing.
- Classes are one hour, 3 times per week and led by a certified instructor. They begin with a warm-up period, followed by work with light soft-weights, and finish with a cool-down session.
For more information, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317.269.6004.Schedules
You will be lead through a series of stretching exercises aimed to improve your flexibility and range of motion, while preventing injuries. Join us to improve your game and general well being.
Turn back the hands of time with this fat burning, feel good, low-impact, high-energy L.I.F.E. Strength class. Easy on your joints but hard on problem areas. The class will focus on special needs of those 50+ as well as prenatal, postpartum, beginning and returning exercisers.Schedules
Great for the active older adult, SilverSneakers BOOM Combo incorporates three innovative formats to help you live a more active lifestyle
Designed specifically for Baby Boomers & Active Older Adults. Each class is made up of a combination of three unique exercise formats: “Move It” (cardio dance workout), “Muscle” (cardio & strength-based moves) and “Mind” (yoga, Pilates and stretching).Schedules
BodyAttack® is a high energy fitness class with moves that cater to both total beginners and total addicts.
We combine athletic moves like running lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A certified LES MILLS instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout-challenging your limits in a good way, burning up to 730 calories and leaving you with a great feeling of achievement.
Les Mills BodyAttack classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with Y membership. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.Schedules
This class consists of step combinations fused with intervals of upper and lower body strength segments
A classic step workout with a new infusion of fun.Schedules
Who thought riding a bike would be this much fun?
Enjoy a great workout on our cycle bikes. Each instructor brings their own flair, so try them all to find your best fit. Instructors welcome first time riders.Schedules
Mind/Body Free Classes
A yoga class designed for ALL participants
This class focuses on poses and postures to improve breathing, flexibility, balance, muscular strength and endurance and joint range of motion with the chair for seated and standing.
LES MILLS BODY FLOW 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.Schedules
BODYPUMP™ is for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit fast.
Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 540 calories. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music- helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.
Les Mills BodyPump classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.Schedules