Find Water Fitness Classes

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis offers a wide range of aqua fitness group exercise classes for all ages and ability levels. Join our nationally-certified instructors in the pool for a fun and challenging workout. Work at your own ability level during a variety of water exercise classes with the encouragement from friendly, welcoming classmates.

Fit Float

Learn to build your reaction time with a better sense of your body on these floating inflatable mats in our pool. Workouts are designed to strengthen core, improve posture and balance, build lean muscle, and burn calories. This is a challenging and fun class for those looking for the next step to their current routine. Fit Float classes offer Yoga, Pilates and Boot Camp-style workouts.


High intensity deep water fun!
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.

BOQUA Shallow

A high-intensity swim training program that combines both cardiovascular and muscle conditioning
The class utilizes both the deep and shallow end of the pool.

Arthritis Aqua Therapy

This is the perfect class for those with flexibility and stiffness issues
Warmth and buoyancy of water can decrease pain and/or stiffness and improve joint flexibility. With a RPE rating (rate of perceived exertion) of 2-3,  this class is perfect for participants with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia, or for those recovering from injury.

Aqua Zumba®

Known as the Zumba "pool party"
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.


Aqua HIIT (Aqua High Intensity Interval Training) is designed for those who are ready to push themselves to new levels of physical fitness.
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.
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