HEALTH AND FITNESS

At the Y, we believe health and fitness means taking care of the whole you, and we know that even small changes can make a big difference. We're invested in your health and helping you meet your goals, whether that means losing weight, gaining strength, or simply finding ways to increase energy and decrease stress. You're not only supported by our staff, you're part of a community committed to helping you learn new things, explore new activities, and discover your best self at any stage in your life.

Active Older Adults

The YMCA offers all kinds of wellness opportunities for older adults, including physical fitness, social activities and more.

Fitness Challenges

The YMCA offers a variety of fitness challenges to members throughout the year. Join us for a fitness challenge that will keep you motivated to stick to your fitness goals. Check out our upcoming fitness challenges and sign up today!

Group Fitness Classes

The Y offers a variety of group fitness classes for members of all fitness levels. Y members can attend unlimited instructor-led and virtual fitness classes at no additional cost. We have something for everyone - from low-impact activities like strength training, stretching and water fitness to high intensity classes like BODYPUMP™, interval training and indoor cycling.

Healthy Weight Loss Program

If you're looking for a way to safely lose weight without gimmicks and restrictive approaches, the Y provides a great option. Our Active8 Healthy Weight Loss is an 8-week, group-based program that meets at the Y and taps a supportive network of others working on similar goals.

Personal Training & Wellness Services

The YMCA's personal training and wellness services are an investment in your health. Whether your goal is weight loss, muscle gain, training for an event, creating healthy habits, or balancing your mind and body, Y trainers and service providers will help you achieve your goals. Choose the option that will help you get the results you want from experts who care.

Smart Start Coaching

Smart Start Coaching is a great way to stay motivated while reaching your goals. Members (ages 14+) receive a series of 3 FREE coaching sessions with a nationally certified McGaw YMCA personal trainer, designed to give you the inspiration you need to make the most of out of the Y's fitness facilities and classes.

Small Group Fitness Programs

Small Group Fitness programs are a great way to stay motivated while reaching your goals. These affordable program options combine the camaraderie of a small group setting with the expertise of highly-trained instructors.

Walk with Ease

The McGaw YMCA is proud to partner with the Arthritis Foundation for Walk with Ease, a free six-week community program that can help reduce pain and improve overall health, flexibility, strength and stamina just by walking.

Virtual Y

View our listing of virtual workouts on our YouTube channel.

We're Here to Help

If you need assistance or have questions about our health and fitness programs, please contact our Fitness team.

847-475-7400 ext. 232

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