The YMCA of York County offers a variety of group fitness classes for all ages and skill levels. From low-impact exercise and chair-based classes, to high energy indoor cycle or BODYPUMP, you will find a class that is fun, supportive and keeps you moving.
Group fitness classes are available at no cost to Y members. Guests of the Y can participate by either paying the monthly class program fee or by using a Group Exercise Punch Card.

50+ Quite Nifty

Increase cardiovascular and muscular strength through step aerobics and toning exercises. Participants may complete the cardio exercises without the step bench.

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Active Older Adults Aerobics

45 minutes of heart pumping continuous movement designed with lower impact moves.

Wednesdays 10:30am-11:15am

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Beginner Yoga

Specifically designed for the beginner Yoga participant. Taught by a certified instructor.

Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am


Body Blast

Enhance muscular strength, balance and endurance by using a variety of equipment, choreography and class format to ensure quick results.

Time Varies by Location

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BODYCOMBAT® is a challenging mix of martial arts and endurance, unleashing strength you never knew you had!

Time Varies by Location

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BODYFLOW® is a Yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates workout that builds flexibility and strength and leaves you feeling centered and calm.

Time Varies by Location

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BODYPUMP® is a barbell class that builds strength, tones the body and pushes you to the limit.

Time Varies by Location



Ages 11 - 18

Build strength and endurance and develop balance and flexibility in this 1 hour Les Mills class combo!  Participants will learn proper strength training techniques while exercising to motivating popular music during the first half of the class.  Following the barbell portion of the class, students will flow through yoga, tai chi and Pilates postures designed to increase balance, range of motion and core strength.  Exercise modifications will be demonstrated to ensure that all students have success in this great combination program.


Butts & Guts

This class is 75 minutes of all you got!   Using a step, weights, bands and/ or balls; targeting those butts and guts.    Upper Body Blast immediately follows this class.

Time Tuesdays 9:15am-10:30am


Cardio Barre

As long as you can hold a ballet barre, you can do this class. No dance experience required!

Mondays 10:15am – 11:15am, 6:15pm – 7:15pm, Thursdays 7:30 – 8:30pm


Cardio Boot Camp

For participants of all fitness levels includes energizing cardiovascular exercise along with core strengthening and dynamic stretching.

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You’ll have so much fun challenging yourself to master the dance choreography during this program that you won’t even realize you are getting a great cardio workout.

Time Tuesdays 6:30pm – 7:30pm


Enhance® Fitness

This evidence-based low-impact aerobic group exercise program helps older adults of all fitness levels become more active, energized and empowered to sustain independent lives.



Fitness to Witness

This unique class includes a 20-minute devotional for women of all ages followed by an exercise format based on the topic of the devotional.

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Group Cycle

This is a high-intensity, low-impact, 45-minute workout. Participants must bring water and towel. You may reserve a bike up to 2 days in advance.

Mondays 6am – 6:45am, 9:15am – 10am,

Tuesdays 12:15pm – 1pm, 5:30pm – 6:15pm

Wednesdays 6am – 6:45am, 9:15am – 10am

Thursdays 12:15pm – 1pm, 5:30pm – 6:15pm, Friday 6am – 6:45am, 9:15am – 10am

Saturdays 8:30am – 9:15am

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360 degrees of hoop dancing fun! Each rotation of the hula- hoop like dance hoop will encircle you in a vortex of FUN, super- charging your inner- energy!

Tuesdays 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Wednesdays 9am – 10am


Indoor Cycle for the Outdoor Cyclist

High intensity 45-minute class geared for the outside rider features long intervals and short recovery periods. Participants must have a heart rate monitor, water and towel.

Offered only March – November

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Intro to Active Older Adult

This beginning Active Older Adult Class teaches the basics of fitness without being too difficult.


Kickbox Bootcamp

Interval workout including cardio kickboxing drills to improve aerobic endurance and burn calories, athletic drills that include short bursts of high intensity work, and strength training segments to target large muscle groups to improve muscular strength.

Wednesdays 6pm – 6:50pm

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Learn to Run

Prepare for 5K races or running for fitness during this 8-week program. Participants will learn basic running and stretching skills require to complete a 5K.

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Learn to Run Distance

Prepare to run the Hanover YMCA Half Marathon by training with York YMCA running coaches.  A mileage schedule is provided to each participant.  Group runs that increase in mileage take place every other Saturday. This program is offered annually every fall. Registration opens on September 1.


  • Aug 12 – 4 miles
  • Aug 26 – 6 miles
  • Sept 9 – 8 miles
  • Sept 23 – 10 miles
  • Oct 1st – Race Day!


Line Dancing

This fun class is led by a qualified dance instructor who provides choreography to contemporary music.

Thursdays 7pm – 9pm

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Little’s Ultimate Sport Class

(Ages 3 - 5 years)

Young athletes will get a chance to play sports like the big kids. All sports including soccer, basketball, kickball and more!

January – February,
Tuesday 1pm – 1:45pm



LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a FREE 12-week research-based program that supports cancer survivors in regaining their physical, emotional and spiritual strength. This health and wellness exercise program is conducted in a small group environment that includes individualized attention for each participant. Adult survivors are eligible to join the program during all stages of recovery. This program also serves and embraces the families and caregivers that have been affected by the disease through a free family membership throughout the course of the program.

Rolling Registration, Varies by Location

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Muscle Pump

Increase muscular strength and endurance during this 60-minute class. All major muscle groups are strengthened by using aerobic weight sets and dumbbells.

Time Varies by Location

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This class provides a safe, non-impact workout that builds abdominal strength to stabilize the spine and protect the back. A yoga/Pilates mat is provided.

Time Varies by Location


Power Pump

Increase muscular strength and endurance through the use of bars and rubber plates.

Tuesdays 10:15am – 11:15am

Fridays 10:15am – 11:15am


Pump & Tone

This 45-minute sculpting and toning class begins with a warm-up and progresses to toning exercises with weights and balls to target all major muscle groups.

Wednesdays 6:30am – 7:30am


SilverSneakers® Circuit

Combine fun & fitness to increase your cardiovascular & muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Handheld weights, elastic tubing, and a ball are alternated with non-impact aerobic choreography.

Time Varies by Location

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SilverSneakers® Classic

Variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength & range of movement for daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and balls are offered for resistance, and the chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Time Varies by Location

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SilverSneakers® Yoga

A complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote decreased stress and mental clarity.

Time Varies by Location

Available at the Dover, York and Southern YMCA branches.

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A universal class designed to increase cardiovascular endurance, agility, strength and balance in an aqua environment. No swimming ability needed.

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SPARK and Kid Yoga

Ages 6 - 10

Sports Play and Active Recreation for Kids is an all-inclusive physical activity program that develops social, motor and personal skills through group play.


Stability Ball Cardio Interval

Designed to improve cardio vascular conditioning as well as incorporating a total body workout.

Thursdays 9:15am-10:15am


Stability Ball Core Work

Designed to improve core strength, balance and coordination through use of a stability ball. Class may incorporate weights for a total body workout.
Tuesdays 9:15am-10:15am



This class is an hour long heart pumping cardio class utilizing a step to great music.

Thursdays 9:15am – 10:15am


Step Circuit

This workout will help you burn fat and calories while building muscle with the use of the step and lightweights throughout the class. All skill levels welcomed.

Mondays 5pm – 6pm

Wednesdays 5pm – 6pm

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Step Combo

Includes high & low impact aerobics and basic stepping, followed by toning for upper and lower body.

Tuesdays 9:15am – 10:15am

Thursdays 9:15am – 10:15am


Strength Training

Increase strength, range of motion, balance and stability in this 40-minute studio class. Various resistance and stability tools are used such as dumbbells, barbells, medicine balls and the BOSU.

Mondays 12:10pm – 12:50pm



Class format consists of high intensity interval training. Build endurance and burn more calories. All skill levels welcomed.

Tuesdays 5:30pm – 6:15pm


Tai Chi for Arthritis

This graceful and relaxing form of exercise is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints. Program can increase flexibility and balance and reduces pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. Program runs in 12 week sessions.

Time Varies by Location

Available at the Dover and York YMCA branches.

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Triple Threat

Class offers three segments of different types of cardio, strength and core based formats that can change every week. Segments are 30 mins. of cardio, 20 mins. of strength training & 10 mins. abdominal. Varying intensities and types of exercises create intervals and variations that shock your body into getting more fit.

Mondays 6pm – 7pm

Available at the Dover YMCA branch.

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Ultimate Fitness

An interval exercise class focused on cardiovascular endurance, body weight exercises for strength, plyometrics for power, balance, agility and core conditioning.

Thursdays 6pm – 7pm


Upper Body Blast

A quick class designed to target all of the muscles in the upper body.

Thursdays 10:30am – 11:30am


Weekend Warrior

Get your weekend off to an energetic start. Class format changes from week to week to offer variety and includes step, kickboxing, circuit training, and hi-lo aerobics.

Saturdays 8am – 9am

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Wellness Center Orientation

Meet with a trained staff member to learn proper form and usage of YMCA equipment. New members receive two free orientation appointments to learn how to use cardio and strength equipment.

By Appointment

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Bring mountain biking indoors! It is as fun as riding outdoors and it’ll get you fit – crazy quick.

Mondays 9:15am – 9:45

Tuesdays 10:30am – 11am, 6:30pm – 7pm

Wednesdays 9:15am – 9:45am

Thursdays 10:30am – 11am, 6:30pm – 7pm

Fridays 9:15am – 10am

Saturdays 8am – 8:30am



Strengthen and reenergize with yoga by challenging your muscular strength, flexibility, balance and mental stamina.

Time Varies by Location


Yoga Gentle Flow

Increase balance, coordination and flexibility through breath-synchronized movement. A slow-paced flow class that begins with standing postures, flows into balance poses and includes many floor postures. This is the perfect class to stretch sore muscles, increase range of motion and de-stress! All skill levels welcomed.


Hours Vary by Location

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Yoga Vinyasa Flow

Coordinate movement with breath while flowing from one posture to the next. The class format includes Sun Salutations, balance, heart and hip openers, spine twists, core strength and final relaxation. Participants will flow between standing and floor positions. All skill levels welcomed.

Tuesdays 12:15pm – 1:15pm, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Wednesdays 5:45am – 6:45am

Thursdays 6:30pm – 7:30pm


Yoga/ Pilates Mix

For all levels of Yoga participant.   A mix of different forms of Yoga and pilates; all fuzed together.

Fridays 10:30am – 11:30am


Zumba® Fitness

Zumba fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be fun and easy to do!

Time Varies by Location