WATER-BASED GROUP FITNESS
Included in Membership

Water exercise is safe, effective and fun for all ages and all abilities, from a beginner to the professional athlete. Buoyancy creates a reduced impact exercise alternative that is easy on the joints, while the water’s resistance challenges the muscles.

Hydro HIIT
Shred calories and get strong in the water. Try our boot camp style high intensity training…in a pool…Enough said!

Aqua Fit Deep
Take your body into high gear with a high-intensity workout designed to burn calories and make you sweat through water sports drills and water resistance training.

Aqua Fit Deep Water Running
Deep water running is a high intensity workout designed to build endurance and burn lots of calories while keeping it gentle on the joints and muscles. This class includes a warm up, stretching and an excellent aerobic workout.

Shallow Water Walking
Walk your way to fitness using the resistance of the water. Fun and easy with long-lasting results. Reduce the risk of injury by lessening the impact on weight-bearing joints, muscles, and bones, plus it offers an excellent opportunity for muscle toning and body sculpting.

Aqua Fit
This class utilizes both the shallow and deep end of our warm water pool and will work endurance, toning, strength training, flexibility and range of motion. Water walking shoes are recommended.

Aqua Fit Prenatal
This popular water class is just what you need to promote a healthy pregnancy. The supportive environment of the water will allow you to improve your endurance level and muscle strength as well as safely stretching those strained pelvic ligaments and muscles.

Senior Swim
For active older adults, 65 years of age and over. Participants are welcome This is an OPEN SWIM. We do not provide any instruction during this time.

Lap Swim
Lap swim is free to members. Non-members wishing to participate may pay the appropriate day fee. The number of lap lanes and recreational times available are subject to change due to special events.

YMCA Pool Club
Stay motivated with your pool workout! Technique is not a priority in this club, just the distance! Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, dog paddle or aqua-run. It’s your choice. Sign up by filling out the participant information form and returning it to the front desk. Your name or nickname will then be entered on the progress chart located on Olympic pool deck on the wall outside of the locker rooms. It will then be up to you to keep count of the number of lengths you do and enter them on the progress.


MASTERS WATER POLO

The Masters level Water Polo Club is an opportunity for adults of all ages to continue their love for the sport in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The Masters Level Water Polo Club is a year round program divided between three seasons: Fall (September-December), Spring (January-April) and Summer (May-August). Practice will consist of swim conditioning, ball handling, shooting and a lot of scrimmaging. During each season, players will have an opportunity to play local master teams as well as some national level tournaments. Water polo experience is highly encouraged.

For more information, please contact Kim Tierney Wang at ktierney@gwymca.org


MASTER SWIMMING

The Marlins Masters Swim Program is a year-round adult program that services the needs of all masters swimmers. There are three progressive levels to this program: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Each swimmer will have the opportunity to train for freestyle as well as the other 3 competitive strokes: Butterfly, Breaststroke, & Backstroke. This program is ideally suited for first time masters swimmers, former competitive swimmers, and fitness enthusiasts with a passion for swimming.

For more information on adult aquatics, please contact Betsy Culeman at bculeman@gwymca.org