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The Aberdeen Family Y offers over 90 land-based fitness classes per week. Our group fitness classes are designed to challenge the intermediate/advanced participant and encourage the beginner. Whether you are an advanced athlete or novice exerciser come join us for a great workout in a non-intimidating atmosphere.


RESTORE THE CORE Learn the proper form and technique for targeting the "Core" (Abs, Back, Obliques). Training the muscles of the core can correct postural imbalances that can lead to injuries, alleviate back pain and develop functional fitness – that is fitness that is essential to both daily living and regular activities. Come join us in the studio for this 15-minute workout!

STRETCH EXPRESS Need to improve your flexibility and balance or looking for a perfect way to end your workout? This 30-minute class will offer a soothing stretch; will improve your sense of balance in a tranquil atmosphere, followed by a calming relaxation. You have the option of using a mat or sitting in a chair. All fitness levels welcome.

SENIOR SHAPE UP This class is designed to improve your cardio, strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance, but most importantly, your overall health. Exercise is the key to healthy aging. You will work out with music, hand-held weights, elastic tubing, weighted balls, body bars, fit balls, and on occasion will do the parachute, theme workouts, circuits and line dancing. Coffee and social time after every class.

CARDIO EXPRESS A great place to start your cardio training! This 30 minute class will improve your stamina, help control your weight and improve your quality of life. Add the 30 minute "Strength Express" class for a full hour. Geared towards the beginning exerciser, but all fitness levels welcome! This class is not held during the summer.

STRENGTH EXPRESS A great place to start your strength training! This 30 minute class will strengthen & tone your muscles, enhance your flexibility and improve your quality of life. Will use dumbbells, bands, tubing, fitness balls, etc… Come to this class warmed up and ready to go. Add the 30 minutes "Cardio Express" for a full hour. Geared towards the beginning exerciser, but all fitness levels welcome! This class is not held during the summer.

ZUMBA GOLD A series of fitness programs specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba Program and bring them to the active older adult, the beginner and other special populations that may need modifications for success.

YOGA (Hatha, Sunrise, Candlelight, Vinyasa, Noon Yoga) Different types and styles of classes, but they all basically practice the fundamentals of Yoga through stretching, strengthening and proper breathing. Leave class feeling renewed and relaxed! All fitness levels welcome!


STEP AEROBICS Come get your blood pumping with this cardio class consisting of mostly step with some traditional aerobics and strength training exercises mixed in for variety. All fitness levels are welcome. This is not held in the summer.

LESMILLS BODYPUMP BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60-minute workout challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls. Great music, your choice of weights and motivating instructors to help inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast!

LESMILLS BODYCOMBAT This class is an empowering group fitness cardio workout where you are totally unleashed. This fiercely energetic program is inspired by mixed martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi, muay thai and is the world’s most popular martial arts group fitness class.

ZUMBA Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! That is the theme for this exhilarating experience! Zumba fuses Latin rhythm and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away! Experience long-term benefits while having a blast in these 45 minutes of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements! 

SCULPT & TONE Rev up your lunch hour with this total body weight training workout! This class uses dumbbells, bands, fitness balls, tubing, gliding discs, the BOSU, etc. to challenge all the major muscle groups. Appropriate for all fitness levels.

HATHA YOGA Practices the fundamentals of Yoga through stretching, strengthening and proper breathing. Leave class feeling renewed and relaxed! 

CYCLING Is a non-impact cardiovascular workout. No pounding on the joints! You will train wearing a heart rate monitor that allows you to workout at your own intensity and heart rate level, ensuring a more effective workout. Please bring your own water bottle! 


POWER/ASHTANGA YOGA Uses dynamic breathing and a sequential order of poses to create an energetic, high heat workout. 

SPECIALTY CYCLING RIDES Watch for periodic one-time specialty cycling rides to test your indoor riding talents.  For example, 3-hr. rides on a Saturday morning!  Watch for details.

Please note:

  • Classes are subject to change without prior notice.
  • All participants must be 13 years old to participate in any adult land group fitness class or have the approval of the Fitness Director.
  • Please carry your workout shoes into the building to help us keep the floors clean and damage-free.

To receive more information regarding Group Fitness, please contact Terrill Meier.


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