Group Fitness Classes

All fitness classes are FREE with your Y membership.

The Arthritis Foundation: The Arthritis Foundation
Exercise Program is a low-impact physical activity
program proven to reduce pain and decrease stiffness.
The sessions include gentle range-of-motion exercises
that are suitable for every fitness level and ability. Led by
a trained program leader, these enjoyable and
motivational classes may be taken either standing or sitting in a chair.

* The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will begin September 3, 2019 and end November 14, 2019 with no class on October 3 or October 10, 2019 due to instructor availability.

Body Sculpt: Body Sculpt will give you a total body workout! The class consists of a combination of strength training exercises, utilizing a variety of equipment including dumbbells, resistance bands, traditional calisthenics, stability balls, body weight exercises and more! This is an efficient and challenging workout. 45-60 Minutes

Chair Yoga: A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using a chair for support. Great technique to help with relaxation breathing. 30 Minutes

Circuit Training: A workout that alternates between multiple different exercises, targeting different muscle groups, with minimal rest time. Class members will perform both strength and cardio exercises during each class. 30 Minutes

Dance Fitness: Dance Fitness combines Latin and pop music with dance movements. As you move to the music, you will transition from toning, strengthening and cardio while targeting every major muscle group in the body! 45-60 Minutes

Forever Young Fitness: Stay forever young with a class designed to improve range of motion, increase strength and provide functional fitness for daily living.

HITT: Want a quick, challenging workout? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a training technique where you go all-out, 100% effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, active recovery periods. We will use weights, jump ropes, kettle bells, stability balls, and bodyweight exercises to achieve an effective, efficient workout. 45 Minutes

KettleWorX: KettleWorX is FAST, FUN and EFFECTIVE. Our innovative 3-dimensional Kettlebell training program gets your body moving in 3 directions and on 3 planes for more effective whole body workouts. 45-60 Minutes

PiYo Live: This low-impact, high intensity workout combines the muscle sculpting, core firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga. 60 Minutes

Pound Fit: Pound Fit is a full body workout that combines cardio, conditioning and strength training. Using RipStix©, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for working out. Pound Fit provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, rocking out all while getting fit. 45 Minutes

Relaxing Yoga: This class will help relax your mind and body at the end of the day. Soothing yoga moves and calming music provides the atmosphere you need to increase your flexibility and improve both your mental and physical strength. 60 Minutes

Step Interval: Step up your fitness with this classic aerobic exercise class. Energizing music will keep you moving as you step on and off platforms, with or without risers. Ready for a new challenge? Increase the intensity by adjusting your step height, movements, and intervals. 45 Minutes

Yoga Fit: Yoga Fit features both strength and conditioning components. It not only works the muscles but also triggers a variety of biochemical and physiological reactions leading to improved health and vitality. 60 Minutes

September-December 2019 Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
HIIT
5:30 a.m.
   
Body Sculpt
8:30 a.m.
Yoga Fit
8:00 a.m.
Body Sculpt
8:30 a.m.
Yoga Fit
8:00 a.m.
PiYo
8:00 a.m.
Dance Fitness
8:30 a.m.
  Chair Yoga
9:00 a.m.
  Chair Yoga
9:00 a.m.
   
KettleWorX
9:45 a.m.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
9:30 a.m.*
  Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
9:30 a.m.*
   
  KettleWorX/Step
12:15-12:45 p.m.
Circuit Training
12:15-12:45 p.m.
PiYo
12:15-12:45 p.m.
   
 
Relaxing Yoga
5:30 p.m.
Dance Fitness
5:30 p.m.
Relaxing Yoga
5:30 p.m.
Dance Fitness
5:30 p.m.
   
Pound Fit
6:30 p.m.
  Pound Fit
6:30 p.m.
     

Paint Party Run

Come paint your way to the finish line. No times, no one to beat, only challenge yourself. Along the 5K fun run course you will be greeted with paint throwers. Prizes will be given for the most painted individuals. Let’s get this painting started!

Date: Saturday, September 7
Check in:
Race starts
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
Where: Adair County Family YMCA
Age: All ages welcome
Fee: Pre-Registration $20 (includes t-shirt)
Run only, and paint $10

Turkey Trot

What better way to spend quality time than running for a great cause. We will hold a 5K Walk/Run to benefit the United Way of Adair County. A limited number of shirts are available, so sign up soon! All money raised will be donated to the United Way of Northeast Missouri, helping 13 local not-for-profits to help our community!

Pre-Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 24
Race Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Age: All ages welcome
Fee: Pre-Registration $18
Run only donation $5

Lose/Lift a Pound, Give a Pound

Pledge to donate 1 pound of food for every pound you lose or for every pound you increase in weight lifted. Register for free at the YMCA and see how many pounds of non-perishable food you can lose/lift and share!

All food will be distributed by the Salvation Army and The Food Bank of Northeast Missouri the week of Thanksgiving. Our goal is to give a ton of food by Thanksgiving! That’s 2,000 pounds of weight lost or lifted! Open to members and participants.

Dates: September 23-November 15
Where: Register at the Y
Fee: FREE to members and participants

Holiday Waist Watchers

Weigh-in with the YMCA staff the week of Thanksgiving, November 19-21 and then weigh-in again on January 7 or January 8. The goal is to maintain your weight throughout the holiday season. Each person who maintains the same weight will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Hy-Vee gift card. Anyone who loses weight will be entered into the drawing twice! Members and Participants may enter.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 21
Dates: November 18-January 6
Fee: $5
Prize: $50 Hy-Vee gift card

12 Classes of Christmas

Beginning December 1, you may purchase a "paper" Christmas Tree for $5. For each group fitness class participated in between December 1-22 you will receive an ornament sticker. After a tree has 12 ornaments, your name will be entered into a drawing to be held December 23 for a $50 Walmart gift card. For every additional 5 classes participated in, an additional entry will be given at no extra cost. Open to members and participants. (Non-members are required to purchase a day pass on days they attend class.)

Dates: December 1-December 22
Age: 13 years old +
Fee: $5
Prize: $50 Walmart gift card

Get Fit Challenge

Register for this fun and fit competition. This challenge includes weekly weigh-ins, fitness tips and more! This 8-week challenge will continue to motivate and inspire you into a healthy and fit new lifestyle! The contest will be judged by percentage of weight loss. Weekly weigh-ins are required to qualify for all prizes throughout the challenge.

Registration Starts: December 3
Challenge Starts: January 2
Weigh-in Days: Sunday or Monday
Age: All ages welcome
Grand Prize: 1-year membership to the Adair County Family YMCA
Fee: $20

Healthy Habits for Diabetes Maintenance and Prevention

This 8-week program is for any member who is diabetic or at high risk for diabetes. Participants will perform the CDC's recommended 150 minutes per week of exercise. Participants will report their exercise time upon leaving the YMCA after their workout and type of exercise is at the participant’s discretion. Participants will prepare 4 diabetic-friendly meals/recipes per week. There will be additional weekly bonus challenges, periodic drawings for prizes among successful participants and periodic speakers at the YMCA on topics related to diabetes management and prevention throughout the program. Meals are self-reported. Workout check-ins and weekly meal reports are required.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 26
Start Date: Monday, September 30
Fee: Free to members and participants

Sunrise Yoga

Before school starts come out to get your focus on. Start the morning off with yoga and a devotion at the point. Finish off with a walk around the lake. We have a limited number of mats; registration is required.

Date: Monday, August 12
Time: 5:30 a.m.
Location: Thousand Hills Lake: Meet in the Dining Lodge parking lot
Fee: Free to members and participants

Fall Back to Yoga

Join us for morning yoga at the lake. Start the morning off with yoga and a devotion at the point. Finish off with a walk around the lake. We have a limited number of mats; registration is required.

Date: Thursday, August 15
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Thousand Hills Lake: Meet The Point
Fee: Free to members and participants

Twilight Yoga

The full moon is a time of celebration of your fullness, of everything that has brought you to this moment and all that’s sacred in life. Join us for yoga as we watch the full moon rise. We have a limited number of mats; registration is required.

Date: Sunday, August 15
Sunday, September 12
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: YMCA Soccer Fields
Fee: Free to members and participants

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