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YMCA of Central Stark county

To put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Group Exercise

FREE to members 13 & older. Please contact your local YMCA for questions about younger participants.

  • The exercise classes have been categorized to help you pick a program that meets your fitness level.
  • If you are unsure, about your level, or have questions please contact the Heath & Wellness Director/Coordinator at your local YMCA.
  • SEARCH SCHEDULES: for an updated list of classes, schedules (days & times) or pick up a current schedule at your Y.
  • Schedules are subject to change.

CLASSES LISTED ACCORDING TO WORK OUT TYPE & IMPACT

CARDIO - LOW
CARDIO - MEDIUM
CARDIO - HIGH
STRENGTH
CORE/BALANCE

CARDIO

 LOW = Work-up a sweat WITHOUT jumping. STRONG moves that are easy on the joints.

CATAGORYDESCRIPTION
LOW IMPACTCardio class with some strength included
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Active AdultsPaul & Carol David
A Taste of DanceMinerva Area
Fitness FusionEric Snow, North Canton
Get FitLake
Lo ImpactLouisville, North Canton
Line DancingPaul & Carol David
Senior FitnessAlliance, Lake, Meyers Lake, Minerva Area, North Canton
CARDIO/ STRENGTHCardio and strength done in stations or while walking
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Core PoleAlliance
Walk this WayAlliance

SilverSneakers

  • Exercises done to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activities of daily living - primarily a strength class.
  • ALL YMCA branches offer this class.

Zumba

  • A party with exercise! Interval training format, combining various rhythms with movements that tone the body.
  • ALL YMCA branches offer this class

GROUP CYCLING

  • Low to high intensity cardio workout with NO impact to the joints.
  • Great for beginners to advanced exercisers, because YOU control the resistance.
  • LOCATIONS: Alliance, Lake, Louisville, North Canton, Paul & Carol David

 MEDIUM = More intense moves with moderate to high impact on the joints

CATAGORYDESCRIPTION
COMBOCardio, strength, and core done in many combinations and styles.
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
50/ 50Paul & Carol David
Cardio BlastLake
Cardio ComboMinerva
Fitness IntervalAlliance
FitQuickNorth Canton
Interval BlastMeyers Lake
Mix it UpMinerva, North Canton
Power LunchLouisville
Rapid ResultsAlliance
Spin/ Strength ComboPaul & Carol David
Totally TonedAlliance
Wild CardMeyers Lake

cardio boxing

  • Full body workout incorporating martial arts techniques, boxing moves and strengthening exercises.
  • LOCATIONS: Eric Snow, Lake, Louisville, North Canton

step

  • Cardio and strength workout, utilizing a step as the main prop.
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Cardio StepMeyers Lake, Minerva
StepLake, North Canton
Step IntervalMinerva
Step/Strength IntervalNorth Canton
Zumba StepLouisville

running

  • Interval training with short/long runs, to increase endurance. May be held outside.
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
5K StrongLake
Runner's Fitness ChallengeNorth Canton
Zero 2 RunLake

HIGH = Fast-paced, high intensity moves and impact. Not recommeded for beginners.

CATAGORYDESCRIPTION
INTERVAL TRAININGTimed segments and drills of cardio, strength, and plyometrics.
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Boot CampAlliance, Louisville, North Canton
Cardio X-TrainingLake, Minerva, North Canton, Paul & Carol
H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training)Eric Snow, North Canton
Joker H.I.I.T.Lake
Power HourPaul & Carol David
TabataAlliance, Minerva, Paul & Carol David
To the LimitPaul & Carol David

 STRENGTH & CORE

CATAGORYDESCRIPTION
STRENGTHMuscle conditioning for all major muscle groups, using various props.
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Barre ToningPaul & Carol David
Power PumpAlliance
ResistaballLouisville
StrengthLake, Meyers Lake, Minerva, North Canton
Strength, Balance, and CorePaul & Carol David
Total Body ToningPaul & Carol David
CORE/BALANCECardio and strength done in stations or while walking
CLASS NAMELOCATION/S
Flexible CoreMinerva
Fusion StrengthMinerva, Paul & Carol David
Hard CoreLake, Louisville, Meyers Lake, North Canton, Paul & Carol David
PilatesAlliance, Lake, Louisville, Minerva, North Canton
SilverSnearkers / Chair YogaMeyers Lake, North Canton, Paul & Carol David
Tai ChiLake, Paul & Carol David
Yoga (various formats)Alliance, Eric Snow, Lake, Louisville, North Canton, Paul & Carol David
Yoga Pilates InfusionPaul & Carol David