Indoor Group Exercise Classes

Effective Thursday, July 2 – Schedule below

MEMBER USE PROCEDURES

The following guidelines are in place for the safety of our members and staff. Staff will be monitoring these areas at all hours and performing sanitation procedures. Individuals blatantly disregarding guidelines will be asked to leave.

Due to the the fluidity of the current COVID-19 pandemic, class schedules are liable to change a moments notice. Please follow us on facebook or call the YMCA at 570-823-2191 for the most current information.

Please note even with guidelines in place, it is each individual’s responsibility to take care of their own health and safety needs and be respectful to the needs and concerns of others.


SPIN ROOM

Our spin room is located on the first floor of our facility with a small set of steps to enter the room.

  • Member capacity is 12 participants per class
  • Reservations are accepted, but not required
  • Use is first come, first served after reservations
  • Reservations not seated by the start of class will given to walk-ins if waiting
  • Masks must be worn at all times until the official start of any class when all participants are in place and safely distanced
  • Masks can be removed at the start of class by announcement from the instructor
  • Upon entry members will choose a bike and remain with their bike for the full class
  • Members may only use the specific 12 bikes available
  • Bikes cannot be moved around the room
  • Usable bikes are more than 6′ apart and account for directional breath
  • Members are encouraged to bring their own sweat towel
  • Towel service is not provided to members during in class
  • Instructors will sanitize bikes BEFORE & AFTER each class
  • Participants will exit the room immediately after class to allow instructors time to clean the bikes/room
  • No congregating in the spin room or outside hallway
  • Social distancing markings are provided to help members navigate the area

GROUP EX STUDIO

Our group exercise studio is located on our second floor behind Studio X.

  • Member capacity is 12 participants per class
  • Reservations are accepted, but not required
  • Masks must be worn at all times until the official start of any class when all participants are in place and safely distanced
  • Masks can be removed at the start of class by announcement from the instructor
  • 36 square feet blocks are marked on the floor for each participant
  • There is a 2 foot buffer between each block
  • Upon entry members will choose a block and remain in their block for the full class
  • If equipment is required instructors will set up the room with the appropriate equipment in each block before participants enter
  • Participants are not to set up or put away equipment
  • Participants may ask for additional equipment options from the instructor if required
  • All participants must face forward and if class requires rotation participants are expected to rotate as a group
  • MATS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own mats as needed
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own sweat towel
  • Towel service is not provided to participants during in class
  • Instructors will sanitize equipment BEFORE & AFTER each class
  • Participants will exit the room immediately after class to allow instructors time to clean the equipment/room
  • No congregating in the group ex studio or outside hallway
  • Social distancing markings are provided to help members navigate the area

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Please note not all classes are offered at this time.

AFAP – ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. Copilot Membership Required

Barre Above A fusion of yoga, pilates, strength training, and ballet with sequencing patterns and isometric movements that target specific muscle groups. Exercises performed with the assistance of a barre helps to improve strength, balance, flexibility and posture. This class is low-impact and conducive to all fitness levels.

BodyWorx This class will offer cardio, strength, range of motion and stability! Learn to use body weight with angles and repetition to strengthen and stabilize your body. Amplified classes have more challenging options available than intermediate classes, although both classes have modifications to cater to all levels of fitness.

Cardio & Core Conditioning A sports-inspired cardio class which combines simple athletic movements with strength and stabilization exercises. Simple doesn’t mean easy, it just means not complicated. Lots of body weight exercises combined to help you shed fat, increase speed, become more agile and jump higher. Plus a bonus killer core round!

Core Works This 30 minute class provides an intense core workout that will be a rock solid compliment to your current exercise regimen. Ideal for tightening your tummy and butt, while also improving functional strength to help you excel in life.

Cycle Together is a fantastic way to improve your cardio fitness, burn calories, shape and strengthen your lower body. Control the intensity of the workout by adjusting your own
bike. Cycle Together is 60 minutes and a more intense workout. The format is easy to follow with great music to give you the choice to start off slow or strong!

Enhance Fitness  Enhance Fitness is geared toward older adults, and those with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, need not worry; you’ll never have to do anything that hurts. We have chairs you can use for support, if necessary. When you’re ready you can add soft ankle and wrist weights to your workout. Registration required. Call 570-970-5022 to learn more and register for our next class.

Fit & Strong! Fit & Strong! is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. This 24 session program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. Registration & Copilot Membership required. Call 570-970-5012 to learn more and register for the next class.

FlowFit Build flexibility and strength. A beautiful class set to music with flowing movements of yoga, pilates and tai chi followed by an optional meditation and relaxation session.

Gerifit This strength training program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that’s been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that’s associated with aging bodies. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

MET CON is metabolic conditioning via High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). This is an intense class designed to maximize calorie burn and increase stamina.

HR Strength is designed to increase stamina, endurance and strengthen your cardiovascular system i.e. your HEART. Class is filled with moderate body weight and cardio exercises which can be modified for less intensity or built up for those looking for a powerful workout. It is geared towards those looking to increase overall heart health.

Indoor Cycling Bring your outdoor cycling indoors! High intensity group cycling class that includes challenging hill climbs, sprints, and interval training for all fitness abilities.

Kickbox Bosu A fusion of Cardio Kickboxing and use of the BOSU ball. A class that is sure to kick butt!

Power Train This weight lifting class is a must add to everyone’s class routine. Designed to increase strength and muscular endurance with the use of free weights, plate loaded barbells and more. Shape, tone and sculpt your body. Get the strength needed for everyday life.

Pumba This ultimate mash-up class combines your inner rock star and dancer into one amazing workout. The fun and sassy dance moves you love from Zumba meet the full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Join Mary & Natalia as the duo “duals” it out!

Silver Sneakers Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available for seated or standing support.

Strength Train Together Blast your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates and body weight, this workout combines squats, lunges, presses and curls, with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music will get your heart rate up, make you sweat and push you to a personal best.

Strong & Balanced Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). Beginner/Intermediate class. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Step & Sculpt Movements performed on and off of step platform, with or without risers. Class consists of basic step patterns for the new stepper and options for the more advance participant. Intensity level is determined by speed, travel, and execution of movement. Increase your cardiovascular strength and endurance.

Top to Bottom Get in shape from top to bottom! Class will be different each week using a variety of equipment and exercises for all levels of fitness.

Water Fitness A low impact fun and invigorating way to exercise! Most classes are conducted in the shallow end of the pool and enhanced by music. Each class is designed to stretch and tone muscles, promote cardiovascular fitness, reduce stress, improve physical appearance, and develop a sense of well-being.

Walking Group Open to all fitness levels! Join Mary, our certified Walking instructor at Kirby Park and walk for fun a fitness. All participants are encouraged to walk at their own pace and rest when needed. Mary will help walkers find their pace and increase speed and distance over time.

Yoga Promoting flexibility & strength. Various breathing techniques & poses combined to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and enhance general well-being.

Yoga Fusion This class utilizes exercises drawn from taichi and yoga to create an invigorating yet stress relieving workout. Gentle taichi movements blended with slightly more vigorous yoga sequences are designed to relieve stress, boost energy levels, balance internal organs, and bolster immunity. Copilot Membership Required

Zen Barre® Provide challenging and unique workouts designed to sculpt and strengthen your entire body as well as increase flexibility. These classes will provide the ultimate workout using a combination of barre and pilates moves connecting with the mind, body, spirit philosophies of yoga. SPARK will just give you a little extra sweat.

Zumba® fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves creating a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away. The principle behind Zumba® is incredibly simple; get fit and have fun! There are no complicated moves to learn and you don’t need the coordination of a standard aerobics class.

Zumba® Gold Designed for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.


VIRTUAL MYZONE CLASSES

We are not offering myzone virtual classes at this time.


STUDIO X

We are not offering small group personal training at this time.

Studio X is located on our second floor in front of our group exercise studio. Equipment includes a large 4:1 cable system, rowers, smith machine, spins bikes and more.

  • Studio X is currently reserved for Personal Trainers and their clients.
  • When Studio X is not in use for training, it is available for member use by reservation only.
  • Due to the nature of this room members may reserve the room for private use OR with other members of the SAME household.
  • Limited equipment is available for member use
  • Reservations are in 30 minute increments
  • Members can reserve more than one 30 time block back-to-back for longer use
  • Members will receive a warning for a “no show” without cancelling a reservation
  • If a member receives 2 warnings they will not be able to reserve Studio X for one week
  • MAKE AN ONLINE RESERVATION
  • Call 570-823-2191 to reserve by phone.

FREE CLASSES FOR INDIVIDUALS 50+

The following classes are FREE to to anyone in our community age 50+ thanks to a sponsorship by the Area Agency on Aging Prime Time Health Program! Copilot Membership Required.

AFAP – ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AQUATIC PROGRAM
Led by a certified AFAP instructor, this class uses the water’s buoyancy to reduce the impact on joints allowing those with arthritis to enjoy a workout. Classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and range of motion. Copilot Membership Required

Fit & Strong! Fit & Strong! is an award-winning, multi-component, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults. This 25 session program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. Registration & Copilot Membership required. Call 570-970-5012 to learn more and register for the next class.

Gerifit This strength training program is ideal for older adults. Rebuild strength that’s been lost through the aging process and help ease arthritic pain that’s associated with aging bodies. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Strong & Balanced Enhance your muscle strength, flexibility and balance! This cardio class combines movement and wrist/ankle weights (chair optional). Beginner/Intermediate class. This class in on going and participants can begin at anytime. Copilot Membership Required

Yoga Fusion Promoting flexibility & strength. Various breathing techniques & poses combined to reduce stress, increase flexibility, and enhance general well-being.

Zumba® Gold Designed for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination.

New to Copilot? Save time and download the Copilot registration form here. Bring your completed from to the YMCA and we’ll get you all set up so that you can start taking these free classes!

‡More information on classes sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming Counties


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