GROUP MOTIVATION WORKS
Fitness Classes (Water)
This high impact cardio based water class allows you to burn maximum calories while giving your body and joints a nice break from the pavement. A great work out for your core and most major muscle groups, this routine is challenging, without creating excess wear and tear on your joints.
Be sure to check out this fun, low-impact strength training routine in our heated pool. Participants will burn calories and tone large muscle groups while using water weights and other pool friendly materials during this fast paced, fun work out session.
Fitness Classes (Land)
Enhance Fitness is a low impact class with high impact results. Geared towards those who have a chronic condition, such as arthritis. There are also chairs you can use for support and eventually you will add soft wrist and ankle weights to your workout at your own pace. Classes meet three times a week for 60 minutes each class. Most importantly you will make friends who will support you and cheer you on. NEW CLASSES START, SEPTEMBER 14!
This cardio intense work out routine focuses on toning legs and glutes while stepping up and down from a steady block. Also incorporates the use of resistance bands and weights. Cool down at the end with stretching. See results fast!
Build strength without bulk A blend of low-impact, easy to follow, standing moves combined with light weights for a cardio burn without feeling “drained.” Also, mat work to improve flexibility, core and strength. Focused on building strength without bulk, improving flexibility and agility, and helping to prevent injuries, Pilates involves a series of controlled movements that engage both your mind and body. Suitable for all fitness levels – modifications as necessary.
Participants will meet twice a week for a run outside or on the track. Runners of all levels are encouraged to join in the fun – from the beginner to the marathoner!
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living in active older adults. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for light resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.
Mobility, Flexibility, Independence Combining stretching and strengthening exercises with low cardio walking, this class will help you gain the mobility to regain your independence or gain confidence as you start an exercise program. This exercise class incorporates walking, weights, exercise balls, and stretch bands. This total body workout is great for improving balance, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Wear comfortable clothing with footwear appropriate for walking. Suitable for all levels.
Relax & Restore for all ages and all levels Yoga is creating balance in the body through developing strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses and postures. A blend of vinyasa and hatha yoga is used at a beginner to intermediate level to create balance in the body through developing strength and flexibility. This is done by the performance of different poses and postures. Breathing exercises are also incorporated to maintain balance. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat but some are available for use. Suitable for all fitness levels – props can be used to help you keep your balance if needed. Bare feet allow greater control in poses and postures.
Shakin’ up the health of our community – Toning and cardio without even realizing it Zumba fuses upbeat Latin rhythms and today’s hits to ensure a full body workout for every athletic level. This class incorporates toning and cardio while using basic Latin steps for all ages. Exhilarating, easy-to-follow, & calorie-burning dance fitness! Get a great workout without even realizing it! Our classes are filled with people of all ages, shapes, and sizes. It’s all about modifying the moves to suit your own abilities and fitness level. The principle behind Zumba is get fit, have fun!
Cardio Dance & Cardio Step Workouts
Perfect for active older adults who are looking a modified dance class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Instructors introduce easy to follow moves focuses on participants’ balance, range of motion, and coordination. Class is geared to improve all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance- at a pace that’s right for you!
High Intensity Interval Training, this high intensity class is designed to get you moving and toned! Classes run for 30 minutes with 1 minute of exercise and 30 seconds of rest in between. 10 different exercises each class will be presented. Class uses weights, mats, and barbells.
Fitness classes are free for members; non-members pay the Day Pass rate
(All classes are subject to change without notice)
Heath and Wellness Programs
‘Real Life Strength – Personal Training’
Health seeks experiences increased self-confidence, a strong sense of belongingness, and a high sense of achievement as they pursue their health and well-being goals in a safe and supportive environment.
At the Greater Carbondale YMCA, our Certified Personal Trainer Kyreek Johnson is here anyone ages 12 to 100 who want to improve their physical fitness. No matter what your fitness level, Kyreek is ready to encourage, motivate, challenge, and support you through personal training sessions, buddy training, and/or group training!
1-on-1 Personal Training (age 12 & up)
*Price is Per Month*
Days/week M NM
1 $90 $130
2 $170 $250
3 $250 $370
Buddy Training (2 people) price per person
Days/week M NM
1 $45 $85
2 $85 $165
3 $125 $245
Group Training (3-6 people) price per person
Days/week M NM
1 $40 $80
2 $80 $160
3 $120 $240
Includes free initial consultation & evaluation. Set up your appointment today!
Breathing Easy is an individualized exercise program for people who have a history of lung problems, such as chronic asthma, COPD (Chronic
Obstructive Lung Disease), and chronic allergies. This is modeled for people who are severely de-conditioned and may be on continuous oxygen therapy. It is a flexible program in the proper mode, intensity, duration, frequency and progression to ensure each participant’s fitness with one on one attention by an RN or specially trained Fitness Trainer, without exceeding the safe limits of exercise.
This is a paid program with tiered pricing based on individual needs. Call for a free consultation.
LOVE YOUR HEART SO IT WILL LOVE YOU BACK “In the Cardiac Direction” is an individualized exercise program for heart disease prevention. This flexible program ensures each participant’s cardiovascular fitness without exceeding the safe limits of exercise. Your team may include your physician, our nurse, dietician, pharmacist, physical therapist and fitness trainers. Suitable for anyone wishing to increase their cardiac fitness. Created and supervised by RNs Lorrie Williams and Dee Sabia. This is a paid program with tiered pricing based on individual needs.
Do you need to relax? Do you have a lot of stress? Do you just want to take a break? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then the HYDROMASSAGE is for you! Experience total relaxation in our lounge chair that pulses a water propelled massage to your entire body. Packages are available for both members and non-members. Also, a massage makes the perfect gift! Gift Certificates are available upon request. Stop at the member service desk for more information.