Learn how to eat healthier, move more, and lose weight with the YMCA's Weight Loss Program. No gimmicks, no restrictive approaches — just the tools you need to achieve your wellness goals.

This program will provide strategies to incorporate nutrition and physical activity into your lifestyle, keep you motivated, and address the obstacles and pitfalls that make losing weight, and keeping it off, a challenge. You'll meet weekly with a small group for one hour in a classroom. This supportive network will help when the going gets tough and celebrate success along the way.

Details:

  1. 12 weeks with 1 session a week
  2. For adults 18 years or older
  3. FREE for YMCA members

Find a Class Near You

To see a map of all our branches, visit our locations page.

Bronx

Bronx YMCA

  • Tuesdays, 10 AM — starting May 21
  • Thursdays, 10 AM — starting May 23
  • Saturdays, 10 AM — starting August 17

For more information, contact Erika Hernandez at ehernandez@ymcanyc.org.

 

Brooklyn

Dodge YMCA

  • Mondays, 12 PM — starting June 17

For more information, contact Leah Sosa at lsosa@ymcanyc.org.
 

North Brooklyn YMCA

  • Thursdays, 5 PM — starting July 11

For more information, contact Heidi Ortiz at hortiz@ymcanyc.org.

Manhattan

Chinatown YMCA

  • Wednesdays, 4:30 PM — starting September 25

For more information, contact Tony Kung at tkung@ymcanyc.org.
 

McBurney YMCA

  • Tuesdays, 7 PM — starting September 3

For more information, contact James Dolle at jdolle@ymcanyc.org.
 

Vanderbilt YMCA

  • Wednesdays, 6:30 PM — starting June 12

For more information, contact Adam Gruberger at agruberger@ymcanyc.org.
 

West Side YMCA

  • Mondays, 6:30 PM — starting September 9
  • Wednesdays, 12 PM — starting September 11

For more information, contact the West Side YMCA team at wsyhealthylifestyles@ymcanyc.org.

Queens

Cross Island YMCA

  • Sundays, 10:30 AM — starting June 9
  • Wednesdays, 10 AM — starting June 12
  • Wednesdays, 6 PM — starting June 19

For more information, contact Rosalind Yhip at ryhip@ymcanyc.org.
 

Flushing YMCA

  • Mondays, 9 AM — starting June 3
  • Thursdays, 6:30 PM — starting June 6

For more information, contact Christopher Kui at ckui@ymcanyc.org.
 

Jamaica YMCA

  • Mondays, 7:30 PM — starting February 4
  • Fridays, 11 AM — starting February 8

For more information, contact Janet Martinez at mjanet@ymcanyc.org.
 

Ridgewood YMCA

  • Saturdays, 11 AM — starting February 2
  • Tuesdays, 7:40 PM — starting February 5

For more information, contact Kiara Ross at kross@ymcanyc.org.
 

Long Island City YMCA

  • Mondays, 7:30 PM — starting April 29
  • Saturdays, 12 PM — starting May 4

For more information, contact Heidy Lopez at hlopez@ymcanyc.org.

Rockaway YMCA

  • Tuesdays, 1 PM — starting May 21
  • Thursdays, 11:30 AM — starting May 23

For more information, contact Ann Fosteris at afosteris@ymcanyc.org.

Staten Island

Broadway YMCA

  • Wednesdays, 6:00 PM — starting September 11
  • Wednesdays, 10:30 AM — starting September 11

For more information, contact Liza Horner at lhorner@ymcanyc.org.
 

South Shore YMCA

  • Tuesdays, 9:30 AM — starting July 2

For more information, contact Valerie Krause at vkrause@ymcanyc.org.

Why the Y Weight Loss Program?

  1. It's Empowering. We give you the tools to design weight loss goals that will work for you.
  2. It's Supportive. We harness the power of the group to support, encourage, learn, and solve problems.
  3. It's Personal. We help you define what success looks like.