With so many types of group exercise classes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. Try cardio classes, strength, water exercise, yoga, cycle, Les Mills, Zumba, and more. Drop in to check out different classes to find what you like; our friendly instructors will help you along the way. Classes/calendars are listed on the PDFs under “schedules and downloads” and vary by each location.
Our instructor will take you through an easy to follow workout. This free class is ideal for Active Older Adults looking to make the most of their time working out.
Balance, coordination and cardio movements fused into this fun, community based class. Chairs available if needed.
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.
Yoga class for cancer patients, their caregivers, and active older adults. The class is open to the community. Thursdays, 12-1 p.m.
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.
This is a 6-week progressive class intended to restore your core. Build balance, strength and tone during this great class. Best of all it is FREE! Only 10 spots available for 6-week session! Register at front desk today!
Strengthen those skills required during activities of daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing, and a ball are offered for resistance and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
BOOM Cardio uses dance moves to improve cardio endurance. BOOM Muscle focuses on strengthening and toning with athletic strength moves. BOOM Mind combines yoga, Pilates and stretching to improve flexibility and calm the mind. Tuesday and Thursday, 9-10 a.m.
This class uses low-impact movements that focus specifically on building upper-body and core strength plus cardio endurance. This is a higher intensity class than Classic and Circuit.
This class is for participants who have expressed a desire for more cardiovascular and muscular endurance conditioning. Class offers non-impact aerobics alternated with standing upper body work.
Experience a variety of exercises designed to increase strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills.
The movements taught in class focus on specific exercises to improve strength and power around the ankle, knee and hip joints, while improving your reaction time. This class is designed for fall prevention and is suitable for nearly every fitness level. It can be adapted depending on the skill of individual participants. A chair may be used for balance and support.
Exercises are seated and help increase range of motion and activity for daily living skills.
Every class includes cardio training, resistance training, balance and stretching.
Then Zumba Gold is for you. This class still keeps the Latin, dance inspired aerobic workout with easy-to-follow moves and modified pacing.
Zumba means “to move fast and have fun!” The Toning class portion adds light strength training exercises the last 15 minutes.
Program uses a variety of exercises to increase cardio-vascular endurance and strength.
The toughest workout you’ll ever love! Combines body-weight exercises with intermittent cardio segments.
A great class of both strength and cardio moves and perfect for a lunchtime workout!
Cardio Burn and Sculpt will get your heart pumping with a variety of cardiovascular and strength exercises all while focusing on tightening and strengthen your core.
With no experience required, this dance-fitness class is designed to burn mega calories. Learn new routines every week while getting a great workout!
Get ready for Julie to push you, challenge you, and make you sweat!
Let yourself enjoy working out.
Increase your aerobic capacity and develop your muscles during this TOTAL body workout!
This class will push you past your limits with athletic/plyometric drills mixed with intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training. No equipment or weights needed. You don’t have to be in extreme shape– levels of each exercise are provided. Time to dig deep!
Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED® is a high intensity and endurance based workout utilizing Jillian’s 3-2-1 interval approach: 3 minutes of strength, 2 minutes of cardio, and 1 minute of abs. We allow a little extra time for set up and explanation of the dynamic exercises, but the workout is a non-stop 30-minute push! Designed to help you crush your fitness goals and leave feeling like a champion!
Come punch and kick your way to a healthier you! Gloves and bag provided.
This program will take your training to the next level. A HIIT inspired workout combines 3 dynamic formats (strength, cardio, and Plyometrics) to provide a challenging but fun, total body workout.
All this is done at a calorie burning pace. This dynamic workout not only burns fat but will also tone and elongate your muscles.
Retro is a dance-based aerobics class with toning aspects incorporated. Music from the 1970s through the early 2000s will be featured. This class will definitely bring back some memories as you work out.
Utilize the indoor track to add variety to your cardio workout.
With cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes, you will get lean and toned-and have a blast doing it. It’s high intensity and totally addicting.
This class has beginners in mind. Hop, shake and twist your calories away. Then end with weights.
The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements and poses, and plyometrics.
This program is a quick 10-minute all-out focus on your core muscles!
This class incorporates toning exercises for the whole body. You will love what it does for you!
This class incorporates challenging strength training moves and toning exercises for the whole body. Each day will focus on a different group of muscles.
Designed to keep you interested with lots of diverse exercises and use of fun equipment.
Get stronger while Keeping your heart rate up and calories burning.
Have you hit a fitness plateau but know you can handle a challenge? Then Boom is the class for you. These convenient 30-minute workouts were developed by leading fitness experts to improve strength, flexibility, and endurance.
Enjoy benefits of both cardio and strength training in this class.
A classic step workout with a new infusion of fun.
Core de Force utilizes mixed martial arts-inspired workouts that are designed to slash inches off your waist, build core strength and sculpt total body definition.
Improve your posture and balance, while building strength in your abs. This class may even help alleviate back pain.
This low to mid-intensity class is designed to improve overall muscle strength and endurance though a series of cardiovascular intervals, strength, and core exercises using the chair.
This class incorporates cardio, strength and core in one workout.
Mixing the calorie scorching HIIT workout style of short intense exercises with basic weight training equipment for a full body, high energy workout!
The MX4 Small Group Training program features time-based circuit exercise designed to enhance all four pillars of fitness: cardio, power, strength, and endurance.
Participants can expect the following in these efficient high-intensity workouts:
You’ve seen P90X Live® on TV — now experience it live. A rich variety of intense routines from cardio to resistance training to core work. Using the science of muscle confusion, P90X constantly switches things up to help you bust through workout and fitness plateaus.
Knowledgeable, skilled and seasoned trainers will take you to that next level of performance. We use safe, proven exercises, that mimic the movements of your sport. You’ll see significant, measurable improvements. Through workouts and activities to build the physical abilities, participants also build life skills including honesty, work-ethic, self-discipline, responsibility, leadership, and teamwork.
(Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance, and Diet).
Mixing the calorie scorching Tabatha workout style of short intense exercises with basic weight training equipment for a full body, high energy workout!
This program will tone your entire body. Research has shown that building lean muscle through strength training increases your resting metabolism, making you burn more calories during the rest of your day.
Our one-of-a-kind boxing class follows a set series of drills to challenge cardio capacity and strength, and will improve agility, speed, power, balance, and flexibility. This class combines boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, and body weight combinations with the use of heavy bags and partner work.
Great for cross-training, TKO provides a unique mix of functional training and cardio to challenge the whole body. Gloves are provided; however, we do encourage you to bring your own and/or hand wraps.
TKO is part of the Y’s Small Group Training (SGT) program, so you’ll also enjoy a smaller class setting and supportive team environment.
Energetic full body workout including strength, cardio and core all wrapped up in 45 minutes.
Led by Captain Moorman of the Indianapolis Fire Department, this class consists of step combinations fused with intervals of upper and lower body strength segments.
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.
Includes bike fit, cycling science and music.
Perfect class for seeing those great benefits to health. Cycling is a good form of exercise for those with certain joint problems because less pressure is exerted on the joints.
Building on our Group Cycling classes in a fun, engaging, and dynamic way, we play a variety of different movies and shows that everyone can enjoy throughout the ride. Suggestions are welcome. No instructor present. See the Member Service Desk for movie schedule.
Our staff will take you off they bike and into muscle strengthening routines. Get you’re cardiovascular and strength workouts in one.
No experience required. Cycling or spinning is a 45-60 minute cardiovascular workout set to music.
Let our cycle instructors lead you through indoor cycling sessions that vary in music, content, and virtual terrain. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.
This cycling class is based on the HIIT principle (High Intensity Interval Training). This class will alternate between intense bursts of riding and fixed periods of less-intense riding or even complete rest.
Group Cycling is a 45-60 minute cardiovascular workout set to Hip Hop music. Let our cycle instructors lead you through indoor cycling sessions that vary in music, content, and virtual terrain. Bring your attitude and your smile and get ready for a ride. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.
An indoor cycling class featuring a high-energy workout set to some of today’s hottest music videos. In this spinning class, we keep things fun to keep you motivated and to help you push your fitness level. Music and videos include hip hop, R&B, house, and pop artists.
Begin to Spin will take you through the basics of a spin class at a lower intensity, so you can grow in aerobic endurance.
This class is a blend of ballet fitness and Pilate-inspired movements done at a calorie burning pace. This dynamic workout not only burns fat and calories but will also tone, sculpt and elongate muscles.
Learn various ballroom dances and steps as you exercise. No partner required and great for beginners. Enjoy big-band music while you stay active.
Dance Fusion is designed for our older children 7-16 to learn the basic dance techniques of ballet, modern, jazz and hip hop! Classes are 7 weeks please sign up at the Front desk!
A high-energy fun cardio dance workout. Professionally choreographed dance routines are broken down step-by-step so that anyone can dance.
Set to chart-topping country music, the moves are so easy it’s like walking, but way more fun. Come and try this great cardio workout!
Dance your entire body into fitness.
Come learn the new dances of today and group routines. Dance is exercise and develops coordination and self-confidence.
With no experience required, this dance-fitness class is designed to burn mega-calories.
Class is designed to increase your strength, tone your midsection with total concentration on your core.
Dance is an energetic and expressive way of moving to get fit and gain a sense of discipline. Fun, energetic dance workout with step by step movement instructions and fun choreography.
We’ll practice hitches, grapevines, and coaster steps to popular songs such as the Electric Slide and Cowboy Cha-Cha. Newcomers are always welcome and new line dances are always in the rotation.
Dance to the most current music for a great cardio workout.
Join other active older adults for this dynamic weight and cardio workout in our Synergy Studio. Led by certified Personal Trainer!
Circuit Breaker is a dynamic 30-min class set up in a circuit training style. As you move from station to station, this class will provide you with a balanced mixture of cardio and weight resistance while targeting all your major muscle groups.
This time based, fun group circuit provides homeschooled students with the most effective workout possible by combining cardiovascular and strength training.
This class is for those who want variety in their workout with a serie of low to high-intensity exercises. This class offers aerobic and muscle conditioning which may include: step, balls, kickboxing, weights and resistance bands.
This is group circuit training on special equipment, bringing you an effective workout that combines cardiovascular and strength training designed for all fitness levels. SGT: Synergy is part of the YMCA’s Small Group Training Program.
Boost energy and overall strength and endurance in this time-based circuit for Teens ages 12-15.
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.
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.
RPM ™ is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It’s fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session. With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.
Les Mills RPM™ classes are a part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with a Y membership. Group exercise class schedules can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on each location’s web page.
Les Mills Virtual™ classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program. Choose your own workout from the huge Les Mills library of virtual classes, all led by world-class instructors in pre-recorded segments:
Les Mills Virtual™ classes are part of the Y’s group exercise program, and are included with Y membership. The Virtual program is currently offered at the YMCA at the City Market. A class schedule can be found under the “Schedules and Downloads” tab on the center’s web page.
The constant combination of mind, body and spirit, makes karate an excellent way to improve personal growth, physical training and sport realization. Please sign up for this 7-week class at the front desk!
Boxing is a combination of cardio, boxing and martial arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibility, coordination, and balance. Come punch and kick your way to a healthier you.
Judo encourages the principles of attack and defense. This class improves both your health and physical education while strengthening your body’s core.
Its main focus is stick and knife attacks. The YMCA’s Kali Stick & Knife Defense programs will teach you stick and knife techniques, as well as the proper blocking with sticks, angles of attack and footwork that is associated with it.
Karate instills self-confidence, self-discipline, respect, and responsibility. At the Y, students, in this traditional martial arts program, maintain a healthy lifestyle, get a whole body workout, relieve stress and develop self-defense skills in a non-competitive, welcoming environment.
You will learn the striking & conditioning of mixed martial arts and get in fighting shape like an MMA fighter. These classes consist of kicking & punching elbows and knees from muay thai and conditioning from ju-jitsu.
Tae Kwon Do utilizes both foot and hand techniques. Training emphasizes flexibility, stamina, balance and coordination. This class enhances confidence, discipline, and physical fitness. Classes meet once per week for seven weeks. A uniform may be purchased from instructor on first class. Sparring pads are also required and available per the instructor.
Experience an improvement in balance, flexibility, and muscle strength, lowering blood pressure, relieving and managing chronic pain, increasing energy, endurance, and agility. Clinical studies have shown Tai Chi to be an effective tool in improving health, fitness, and relaxation at any age of stage of life.
Pilates was developed by Joseph H. Pilates to help veterans returning from the First World War. Benefits include strengthening and toning the muscles while improving posture, flexibility and balance. A workout for body and mind.
This class builds off fundamentals learned in beginner pilates. Focuses on core movements and breath work.
The springs on the sliding carriage provide resistance to challenge your core and joints, As many as 800 different exercise variations can be performed on the Reformer, making it an ideal tool for any fitness level and ability!
We offer one-on-one, buddy, and small group classes. Sign up for a FREE demo!
A fun and dynamic class combining boxing and pilates!
Low impact with dynamic moves that are inspired in Yoga with the muscle toning of Pilates. All that using your own body and nothing else.
Choose Family Fitness Training and be trained by one of our certified personal trainers or compete as a family in our Family Fitness Circuit Challenge. Family size up to 5 can work out with our personal trainers or choose family safe labeled equipment to complete the Family Fitness Circuit Challenge. All fitness levels welcome.
Family Fitness Training
Family Fitness Circuit Challenge
Contact Jay Record at 317.549.9622 for more information
Please check our group exercise schedule for more information.
Parents can spend quality time to work out with their children in our group exercise studio. Parental Supervision is a MUST! Have fun and get fit as a family!
This class is a perfect warm-up to, or cool down from, your exercise session.
You’ll boost balance, circulation, flexibility and muscle tone for a healthy pregnancy. Through postures modified for each trimester, you will open and strengthen all the right muscles to counteract the weight of your baby bump; preventing the aches, pains, and imbalances common during pregnancy.
Learn how to safely and effectively train all the major muscle groups of your body for a long-term calorie burning boost and long, lean muscle development. Meets in the Wellness Center.
This class is designed for ladies only and taught by Ivana a world champion Martial Artist. Please sign up for this 7-week class at the front desk!
Then join your HRH Registered Dietitian and YMCA Personal Training Coordinator for a fun workout or walk during the week!
Come for the friends; stay for the health benefits.
Tone up your body by participating in body weight exercises while also using Medicine balls and resistance bands.
Increase your lean muscle tissue and metabolism with this total body workout! This class incorporates challenging strength training moves, cardio intervals, and toning exercises for your entire body.
Up tempo format focusing on flexibility, strength and balance.
Rotate through a variety of stations to gain strength & muscle endurance!
This class incorporates toning exercises for the whole body.
To bring out your best, most classes revolve around friendly competition, racing against the clock, or competing in small groups, allowing you to push more than you might on your own.
This program develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously.
TRX® & Flex is a new fun way to do yoga with a twist!
This is a supercharged combo of strength and cardio training. Our unique interval program joins TRX® Suspension Training® with the anaerobic, fat burning benefits of mini interval sessions.
Designed for any level of fitness, this program is perfect for professional athletes and beginner fitness enthusiasts alike-anyone who wants to feel better day in, day out.
Available for members 17 and older, this introductory training consists of 4, 1-hour classes with one of our certified personal trainers. After completion of the course, members can use our suspension traps on request
Improve alignment and posture in our TRX® Healthy Back program, as you build strength in the back and core muscles and take stress off the lower back. Proven techniques focus on correcting muscular imbalances to increase the range of movement.
Build overall strength, balance, and flexibility with this total body program.
This program uses intense combinations of muscle conditioning and plyometric exercises to deliver a total body workout.
It requires the use of the TRX Suspension Trainer, a highly portable performance-training tool that leverages gravity and the user’s body weight to complete hundreds of exercises.
Take both! This course will take you through both ViPR and TRX® suspension training. Train like no one else.
An ideal form of exercise for all ages and abilities, and the relaxation after a water workout is wonderful!
The high intensity format allows you to continue to burn calories and receive cardiovascular benefits even after you complete the work out. The water allows you to do this in an environment that reduces impact and provides strength and cardio work at the same time. It is truly a class designed for those who want to get the most out of there fitness routine and their time.
Designed to help relieve pain and stiffness caused by arthritis while providing a fun, social environment. It is not necessary to know how to swim. (All Levels)
With a RPE rating of 4-6 Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering are often heard during an Aqua Zumba class. Integrating the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua ftness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief.
This class is a collaborative effort of the YMCA of the USA and the Arthritis Foundation. This program is held in our warm-water zero-depth-entry pool. You do not need to know how to swim. Warmth, buoyancy, and potential restrictive properties of the Program Pool water can help decrease pain and/or stiffness and improve joint flexibility.
Easily adaptable for all fitness levels, this deep water group exercise class puts the fun into an intense, high impact workout. This is a great class for anyone with joint problems.
This class provides low and moderate intensity exercise and strengthens muscles stressed in childbearing.
The class utilizes both the deep and shallow end of the pool.
All fitness levels are welcome, this class uses fun and intense combos. Great for those with joint problems (All Levels).
With a RPE rating of 2-3 this class is perfect for participants with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia or recovering from injury. Warmth and buoyancy of water can decrease pain and/or stiffness and improve joint flexibility.
You do not need to know how to swim. Class is held in warm water pool. Please check the pool schedules for available class days & times.
Modifications to meet all levels, and laughter is encouraged when needed. (All Fitness Levels)
This yoga class will increase muscle tone, maximize caloric use, and improve stress management and relaxation!
The perfect class for relieving stress and tension. Unites mind and body through balance, strength, flexibility and core focus.
This beginner yoga class will focus on basic level poses and breathing techniques. Give it a try.
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.
Will challenge your strength while improving your flexibility, and will make you feel refreshed and renewed as you move through a series of advanced yoga poses. Yoga experience preferred.
Yoga in Indian traditions, however, is more than physical exercise; it is a spiritual and ascetic discipline that includes simple meditation, breath control and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is practiced all over the world for health and relaxation purposes.
Open to all levels and abilities.
Strong yet gentle poses relieve tension and stretch the whole body.
Relaxing but invigorating class that uses breath to flow and sustain poses. Balancing postures and stretching/floor work included to improve strength, flexibility, and reduce stress. Modifications to meet all levels.
These three lineages form the foundation of a partner practice that cultivates trust, playfulness, and community.
Class will take you through a rhythmic flow with different kinds of oils to help you connect with yourself on a deeper level. Oils will be provided by the instructor.
A slower-paced class great for those new to yoga or members looking to improve overall technique, form, and flexibility.
Well, the Y has the yoga class that’s just for you. These strengthening and stretching exercises just may be the key to what you’re missing in your training regime. These poses will help you stay strong and flexible as you open your chest and release your tight hips.
This energizing Latin-inspired fusion workout is the latest fitness phenomenon! A Latin, dance-inspired aerobic PARTY!
For ages 4-12! Get your young ones moving in Brooke’s awesome class!
Zumba means “to move fast and have fun!” This class steps it up a notch and incorporates strength training. So come on, what are you waiting for, let’s Zumba!
Personal trainers are essential in reaching your fitness goals. From weight loss, to event preparation, returning to health, or even athletic training our Nationally Certified Personal Trainers will provide support and motivation as they develop the perfect program for you.
The YMCA's Small Group Training (SGT) Program is for people who want an extra edge in their training. Instructor "coaches" challenge small teams of 6 to 12 people to achieve a higher level of athleticism, endurance, and stamina in a supportive TEAM environment.
Y members can attend a variety of group exercise classes – categories include cardio, dance, strength, yoga, and water exercise.
The Y supports and encourages safe and effective programming by offering a variety of certifications and training programs for those working to help people live healthier lives.
We offer programs as diverse as the people we serve. We have an unparalleled selection of classes and activities—everything from personal training to foreign language classes to summer camp—all waiting for you and your family to explore. (Looking for group exercise and pool schedules? Click on the "schedules" tab above, then choose your location.)