Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise is Your Way to Live Better!

From traditional aerobics to danced-based classes, the YMCA offers a variety of classes to engage those who want to get their workout in a social, group format. Classes available at the Airport Area YMCA are listed below.

Classes are an excellent way to get back into a workout routine!

  • No time to exercise? Check the schedule to find a class that works when you're available.
  • Not sure what to do when you get to the gym? Let our instructors expand your exercise repertoire.
  • Not enough hours in the day? Come to a class to make the absolute most of your time.
  • Out of excuses? Here's what we have to offer:

    A.B.S. (Abs, Back & Stretch) - 15 to 30 minutes of exercises that strengthen your core and back, along with stretching to improve flexibility. 

    AOA (Active Older Adults) Fitness - A basic fitness class, great for beginner exercisers, that focuses on building strength and endurance. The class is formatted without music. 

    BODYPUMP™ - This barbell workout challenges every major muscle group by using all of the best weight room-inspired exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls.  Express version is 45 minutes.    

    BodyVive - Is the low-impact, whole body group fitness workout that uses VIVE ™ balls, VIVE™ tubes and body weight to boost fitness and core strength.    

    Boot Camp - An outdoor group exercise class that mixes traditional callisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training.   

    Cycle - Have the ride of your life! This class utilizes a stationary bike to take you up hills and through exhilarating intervals. Water bottle and towel a must!  Express version is 45 minutes.  

    F.I.R.E - (Functional Integrated Reactive Exercise) is a method of resistance training that trains your body as a whole, not a sum of its parts.  The legs, arms and trunk are working in concert with each other in planes of movements that create a resilient, strong and mobile body.  Combined with shorts bursts of step aerobics.   

    Gentle Yoga - This class is held at a slower pace and focuses on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles.  

    Lo to Go - A class for all fitness levels that concentrates on the fundamentals of step, low-impact aerobics and muscle conditioning. This is a great class for beginners. 

    Muscle Mix - Improves muscular strength and endurance through the use of hand weights, body weight and bands for a total-body workout.  

    Pilates - Performed on a mat, this non-impact workout combines floor exercises to strengthen your core: lower back, abdominals, gluts and thighs. Designed to lengthen, strengthen and tone all muscle groups.  

    Pi-Yo - Is a fun, challenging class fusing Pilates and Yoga. You will burn calories, tone muscles, work on balance and get a great stretch. 

    SilverSneakers® Classic - Have fun and move to the music with a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and daily living skills. Handheld weights, elastic tubing and a ball are offered for resistance; and a chair is used for seated or standing support.  

    SilverSneakers® Cardio - Get up and go with an aerobics class for you - safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.  

    SilverSneakers Yoga - Will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. 

    Y Step - Uses a single step bench and basic step choreography for a fun cardio workout. Warm up and cool down are included. 

    Yoga - An effective way to build strength, stamina and flexibility while cultivating a sense of peace and well-being. *Sunday rotation: 1st Olivia, 2nd Si’, 3rd and 5th Virginia, 4th Bob.   

    Zumba - A fun combination of Latin and international dances such as Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Mambo Samba and more. Dance themes create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout that's easy to follow.  

    Zumba Gold - is based on the same dance moves used in the original Zumba class. The Gold class, however, is less intense, with dance routines designed for beginners and older adults using modified movements.    

    Zumba Toning - When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning will enhance and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. 


YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth | 512 Lamar Street, Suite 400 | Fort Worth TX 76102