Wellness Within Reach


Are you ready to make a positive change in your life?
Let the Y be your guide!

At the Y, we believe in nurturing the spirit, mind, and body to promote a healthy lifestyle. We provide educational programs that promote healthy living and offer a variety of activities and programs that support physical, intellectual, and spiritual well-being. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people like you looking to live a healthy life.

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YMCA Fitness Programs

Explore Fitness Programs the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County offers.

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Group Exercise Classes

With dozens of group exercise classes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. 

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Personal training is available for members ages 12 & up. Contact your local branch to request a FREE consultation with a certified personal trainer!

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Active Older Adults

Age is just a number! It is never too late to start exercising. Active Older Adults (AOA) at the YMCA experience a strong sense of belonging and create a network of friends who provide support for sustained health and well-being.

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Jump into our aquatic exercise programs, designed to improve fitness, flexibility, and strength through low-impact, water-based workouts. Suitable for all fitness levels, these classes offer a fun and refreshing way to stay active and healthy. link to aquatic exercise.

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ACTIVATE Wellness Consultation

We provide you with the tools and support you need to succeed. Every member can sign up for one — even if it’s been a while since you joined.

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YMCA360 Virtual Classes

YMCA360 brings your membership full-circle. All YGWC members enjoy an exclusive collection of on-demand and livestream classes online, PLUS the benefits of belonging to the Y.

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Lifeguard & Safety Certifications

Taught by certified instructors, our safety courses and lifeguard training provide an opportunity for you to gain the knowledge, skills, and certifications to take action and save lives.

Stronger Together Challenge

Need a little motivation to recharge your routine? Our Stronger Together Challenge is a FREE, four-week challenge that will build healthy habits as we come together to grow stronger in spirit, mind, and body.