Group Fitness Classes

Our group fitness classes welcome all ages and fitness levels. Taking a group class means making new friends and having fun while gaining strength, endurance and energy. Our skilled and certified instructors provide a welcoming, supportive environment suitable for all abilities. Come out and enjoy your favorite Y classes and instructors with friends as you exercise and stay healthy together.


Access to unlimited group fitness classes is one of the best benefits of Y membership. Zumba, yoga, cycling, BODYPUMP, water exercise, Forever Fit, family-friendly classes and more — we truly have a class for everybody! See below to find basic descriptions of our cardio, mind/body, strength classes, and check the group fitness schedule to see what’s available at a branch near you.

What to expect:

  • Bring your own mat, towel and water bottle.
  • Attendance is first come, first served. Some locations issue passes for popular classes, usually 30 minutes prior to the class start time.
  • if you’re new, try to arrive a few minutes early and introduce yourself. Our instructors are great at providing modifications for different fitness levels!

View our guidelines for fitness classes.

Family-Friendly Group Exercise:

We have added new family-friend classes for ages 7 and up! These classes are a fun way for families to exercise while spending time together. When viewing the Group Exercise finder, select 7+ under age and your branch to view the options. Learn more!

Group Fitness Schedules by Branch

Whether you’re new to the community or simply looking for new ways to exercise, check out any of our group exercise activities by branch below:

Border View Family YMCA View Week View Today

Cameron Family YMCA View Week View Today

Copley-Price Family YMCA View Week View Today

Dan McKinney Family YMCA View Week View Today

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA View Week View Today

Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA View Week View Today

John A. Davis Family YMCA View Week View Today

Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA View Week View Today

McGrath Family YMCA View Week View Today

Mission Valley YMCA View Week View Today

Rancho Family YMCA View Week View Today

Ryan Family YMCA View Week View Today

South Bay Family YMCA View Week View Today

Toby Wells YMCA View Week View Today



  • Arrive on time. Let your instructor know if you need to leave early, and position yourself closest to the exit.
  • Honor the shared transition time between classes; enter the room at the completion of the previous class.
  • Drinks must be in a sealed container (no glass).

Respect for all

  • While we encourage exercising with friends, reserving space is not permitted.
  • Please dress appropriately and refrain from denim, swimwear and open-toed shoes.
  • Excessive use of perfume, cologne and scented lotions is not permitted.
  • Phones must be silenced and stored away.

For your safety

  • Face coverings must be worn upon completion of exercise.
  • Follow the instructor’s routine except for modifications.
  • Stereo equipment should only be managed by a YMCA team member.

Clean and tidy

  • Spray equipment to clean before and after use.
  • Wipe down exercise equipment and return to proper storage area when finished.

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