Train with friends, play a sport, try a new class, and take care of the whole you. NYC’s YMCA is here to help you get healthier and have fun while doing it. Come meet our helpful staff, check out our fitness centers, make friends, and be part of your community.

Workout class on yoga mats using balls to do core training exercises at Rockaway YMCA fitness studio

Fitness Classes

The Y has hundreds of free, drop-in classes each week, including cardio, cycling, strength and conditioning, yoga, Pilates, dance, and water aerobics for all ages and abilities.
Teen lifts weights with personal trainer at Ridgewood YMCA strength training center in Queens

Personal Training

Take your fitness to the next level by signing up for a session with a personal trainer. Small group sessions and partner sessions are also available.
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Weight Loss & Wellness

Refocus your overall health with programs that focus on healthy weight loss, getting started at the gym, or thriving after cancer.
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Adult Sports

Have fun, get competitive, and make new friends! Join a sports team, or just drop in to play basketball, volleyball, and other sports.
Woman swimming breaststroke


Our two pools provide convenient options for lap swim and open swim, as well as group water aerobics classes.
Seniors using equipment in chair yoga class at YMCA

Senior Fitness

Get healthier and connect with others in classes designed for older adults.