The North Brooklyn YMCA offers tons of fitness classes each week, led by trained, responsive, and fun instructors. Try spin, bootcamp, yoga, Pilates, water aerobics, and more. Classes are free for Y members, so check the schedule, drop into a class, and start working out.

Class Schedule


Supercharge your fitness with this challenging class of high speed, high intensity work alternated with recovery periods of low intensity.

Hi-Lo Cardio
An energizing workout that uses high and low impact movements. Participants can choose their own levels of intensity and impact.

POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, plyometrics and isometric poses.

An intense cardio workout of simulated road bike riding to energizing music.

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Strength and Conditioning

Boot Camp
A challenging workout for your entire body, using calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises.

Circuit Training
A fast paced workout that will challenge you with different activity stations.

Core Training
This class focuses on abdominal, back and core muscle training and stabilization to improve the body’s overall functional strength

Insanity live! Workout in 3 to 5-minute blocks, and take breaks only long enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. It’s called Max Interval Training, because it keeps your body working at maximum capacity through your entire workout. You keep pushing your limits – so your body has to adapt.

This is a total body workout that blends highly effective techniques for improving muscular endurance, total body coordinated movements and cardiovascular conditioning. Each movement and progression is taught with an emphasis on safety, highlighting essential body alignment. Take your body to the next level with Kettlebell training!

An essential component of fitness that is often neglected or left out, this class uses a variety of stretching methods to gradually increase muscle strength and extend the range of movement at the joints.

Total Body Conditioning
A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using an assortment of fitness equipment.

Ultimate Abs
Our most challenging ab workout - this intense class is all about your core.

Lower Body Blast
Focus on your lower body - hips, glutes, and legs with this strengthening workout.

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Yoga, Pilates, and Stretch

Classic yoga for the modern world, Ashtanga yoga will challenge your body with progressive postures condition all from the comfort of a chair.

Based on original Pilates techniques, this class is designed to restore muscular balance, improve posture, helps prevent injury and build strength and flexibility.

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Dance and Zumba

Strong by Zumba®
Strong by Zumba® combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.

Zumba® takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.

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Water Aerobics

Aqua Jog
Build up your endurance by walking, jogging, or running in the low-impact water environment.

Aqua Zumba
Known as the Zumba "pool party," this class integrates Zumba with aqua fitness.

Arthritis Water Exercise
Perform gentle movements in warm water to increase range of motion, strengthen muscles, and enhance overall fitness.

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Senior Fitness

SilverSneakers® Cardio Fit
Get up and go with an aerobics class that’s 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
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 seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

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