Group Exercise

Group Exercise

What is Group Exercise?

Group exercise is one of many ways the Y supports members in achieving their health and wellness goals. Our instructor led programs improve health, encourage social interaction and with motivating music, are one of the most enjoyable ways to move and feel great. All YMCA group exercise classes are included in your membership with a fitness ADD-ON package! From low-impact exercise and chair classes, stretching and strength training, to indoor cycling and yoga, you’ll find a group class that’s fun, supportive and keeps you moving.


Campanelli Branch (Schaumburg) 


Taylor Branch (Elgin) 



Silver Sneakers

Stay active and vibrant with our SilverSneakers older adult fitness class, tailored to your unique needs and preferences. Through a blend of gentle exercises, mobility work, and social engagement, you'll enhance your overall well-being and enjoy a supportive community of peers on the journey to a healthier and more active lifestyle.


Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves create an amazing, dynamic fitness program. Routines feature interval-training sessions where fast and slow rhythms plus resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Bolly ZUMBA®

Upbeat Fusion Cardio Workout cycles between higher and lower-intensity dance sequences to get you sweating and smiling as you bounce to Pop, Bollywood, and Latin music!


Move your body through a complete series of poses designed to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises will help with more efficient breathing, increased lung capacity, stress reduction, and mental clarity. All levels welcome!

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga focuses on the slow, patient opening of the fascial layer of the body (the connective tissue that underlies the skin, wraps the muscles and holds bones together). Over time, chronic tightness of this layer causes stiffness and inflexibility restricting mobility. No prior yoga experience required.


While concentrating on physical health and mental well-being, you will place emphasis on proper alignment, deep stretching and breathing.

Chair YOGA

Discover tranquility and flexibility in our Chair Yoga class, designed to cater to all mobility levels. Through gentle seated and standing poses, you'll cultivate mindfulness and ease tension, promoting relaxation and well-being in a supportive and inclusive environment

Tai Chi

A series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Tai chi is sometimes described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body.

Boot Camp

Get ready to challenge your limits and elevate your fitness in our high-intensity Boot Camp class. Combining dynamic exercises, strength training, and cardio bursts, this rigorous workout is designed to push you towards your goals, fostering endurance and strength in a motivating group setting.


Water Aerobics

Dive into a refreshing workout experience with our Aqua Aerobics class! In this invigorating session, you'll engage in a low-impact, high-energy workout that combines cardio, strength training, and water resistance for a fun and effective way to stay fit.

Deep Water

Immerse yourself in a dynamic fitness challenge with our Aqua Deep Water Workout class! Using buoyancy belts, you'll experience a full-body, no-impact workout that tones muscles, improves cardiovascular endurance, and enhances core stability while enjoying the freedom of suspended movement in the pool's deep waters.