Group Fitness Classes

All fitness classes are FREE with your Y membership.

The Arthritis Foundation:The Arthritis Foundation
Exercise Program is a low-impact physical activity
program proven to reduce pain and decrease stiffness.
The sessions include gentle range-of-motion exercises
that are suitable for every fitness level and ability. Led by
a trained program leader, these enjoyable and
motivational classes may be taken either standing or sitting in a chair.

* The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will begin January 14 and end May 3, 2019. There will be no class March 11-15 or March 25-29 due to instructor availability.

Body Sculpt: Body Sculpt will give you a total body workout! The class consists of a combination of strength training exercises, utilizing a variety of equipment including dumbbells, resistance bands, traditional calisthenics, stability balls, body weight exercises and more! This is an efficient and challenging workout. 45-60 Minutes

Cardio Kickbox: A fast, fun and empowering workout that uses kickboxing movements for an effective cardio workout. 30-45 Minutes

Chair Yoga: A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using a chair for support. Great technique to help with relaxation breathing. 30 Minutes

Circuit Training: A workout that alternates between multiple different exercises, targeting different muscle groups, with minimal rest time. Class members will perform both strength and cardio exercises during each class. 30 Minutes

Dance Fitness: Dance Fitness combines Latin and pop music with dance movements. As you move to the music, you will transition from toning, strengthening and cardio while targeting every major muscle group in the body! 45-60 Minutes

HITT: Want a quick, challenging workout? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique where you go all-out, 100% effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, active recovery periods. We will use weights, jump ropes, kettle bells, stability balls, and bodyweight exercises to achieve an effective, efficient workout. 45 Minutes

KettleWorX: KettleWorX is FAST, FUN and EFFECTIVE. Our innovative 3-dimensional Kettlebell training program gets your body moving in 3 directions and on 3 planes for more effective whole body workouts. 45-60 Minutes

Relaxing Yoga: This class will help relax your mind and body at the end of the day. Soothing yoga moves and calming music provides the atmosphere you need to increase your flexibility and improve both your mental and physical strength. 60 Minutes

Step Interval: Step up your fitness with this classic aerobic exercise class. Energizing music will keep you moving as you step on and off platforms, with or without risers. Ready for a new challenge? Increase the intensity by adjusting your step height, movements, and intervals. 45 Minutes

Strength Training 101: Are you intimidated by strength training? We can fix that! Learn various aspects of strength training and rep counts. This class is designed to add lean, fat burning muscle, prevent injury, and improve your overall fitness level but is not designed to add "bulk." This is a group fitness class for those who want to learn how to strength train or want someone to lead them through strength training workouts in a group setting. 50-60 Minutes

Total Body Interval Training: A fast-paced conditioning program combining high intensity cardio with strength building movements. Modifications are demonstrated to engage a variety of fitness levels. 30-60 Minutes

Yoga Fit: Yoga Fit features both strength and conditioning components. It not only works the muscles but also triggers a variety of biochemical and physiological reactions leading to improved health and vitality. 60 Minutes

January-May 2019 Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
Total Body Interval Training
5:30 a.m.
 
Body Sculpt
8:30 a.m.
Yoga Fit
8:00 a.m.
Body Sculpt
8:30 a.m.
Yoga Fit
8:00 a.m.
Strength Training 101
8:00 a.m.
Dance Fitness
8:30 a.m.
  Chair Yoga
9:00 a.m.
  Chair Yoga
9:00 a.m.
   
    The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program*
9:45 a.m.
The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program*
9:45 a.m.
   
Total Body Interval Training
12:15-12:45 p.m.
KettleWorX/Step Interval
12:15-12:45 p.m.
Cardio Kickbox
12:15-12:45 p.m.
Circuit Training
12:15-12:45 p.m.
   
 
Body Sculpt
4:30 p.m.
  KettleWorX/Step Interval
4:30 p.m.
     
Relaxing Yoga
5:30 p.m.
Dance Fitness
5:30 p.m.
Relaxing Yoga
5:30 p.m.
Dance Fitness
5:30 p.m.
   

Habit Forming Challenge

It takes 6 weeks to form a habit. We are giving you 8 weeks! Beginning April 1 your goals are set for you to attend 2 classes per week, prepare 4 healthy recipes/meals per week and complete 2 hours of independent workouts of your choice at the YMCA. You will report your times or classes at check in and upon leaving the facility. Meals are self-reported. There will be additional weekly challenges (ie: no soda) for participants to earn bonus rewards. Weekly reports will be required. The week of May 27th, everyone who has successfully completed the challenge will not only have won new habits but will also be entered into a drawing for a $50 Aldi gift card.

Date: April 1
Age: 14 years +
Fee: Free to members

Healthy Habits for Diabetes Maintenance and Prevention

8 week program for any member who is diabetic or at high risk for diabetes. Participants perform the CDC’s recommended 150 minutes per week of exercise and report their exercise time upon leaving the YMCA after workouts. Exercise type is at participant’s discretion. Participants prepare and report 4 diabetic-friendly meals/recipes per week. There will be additional weekly bonus challenges. Workout check-ins and weekly meal reports are required.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 28
Start Date: Monday, March 3
Fee: Free to members and participants

Get Fit Challenge

Register for this fun fitness competition. This challenge includes weekly weigh-ins, fitness tips and more! This 8 week challenge is designed to motivate and inspire you into a healthy and fit new lifestyle! The competition is judged by percentage of weight loss. Weekly weigh-ins are required to qualify for all prizes throughout the challenge.

Registration Starts: December 1
Registration Ends: December 31
Challenge Starts: January 1
Challenge Ends: February 28
Weigh-In Days: Sunday or Monday
Ages: All ages welcome
Grand Prize: 1-year membership to the Adair County Family YMCA
Fee: $20

Love Yourself Retreat

Take an evening to "pamper" yourself. We will offer fitness classes, workouts, use of the sauna, pampering options and relaxation. You can choose to participate in everything or just pick a few and relax. Pre-Registration is required.

Date: Saturday, February 2
Time 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Adair County Family YMCA
Ages: 14 years +
Fee: Members $5
Participants $10

Indoor Triathlon

The Y and the Kirksville Aquatic Center are teaming up to host the 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon. Participants will have 9 weeks to complete this challenge. Everyone who competes will be eligible for a prize. All participants will choose their distance of either a Half, Full or Ultra Triathlon. Tracking for participants will be an online information graphic. You will drop off a card at either location after you finish part of this challenge. Participants can turn in distance slips at either location. Water Aerobics would be equivalent to .25 miles. Group Aerobics would be equivalent to 3 miles for the Ultra and Full and 2 miles for the Half. Pre-Registration is required.

Date: January 7-March 10
Location: Adair County Family YMCA
Kirksville Aquatic Center
Fee: Members of either facility $35
Participants $75
Prize: All finishers will receive an event sweatshirt
Distance Choices: HALF
1.2-mile swim
56-mile bike
13.1-mile run

FULL
2.4-mile swim
112-mile bike
26.2-mile run

ULTRA
4.8-mile swim
224-mile bike
52.4-mile run

Personal Training

Please inquire at the front desk about all of our personal training options. All of our personal trainers are certified and can work around your schedule!

New Client: 5 Sessions $90
10 Sessions $175
Returning Client: 5 Sessions $75
10 Sessions $150

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