BEAVER COUNTY YMCA

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Aqua Aerobics

Aqua Aerobics

Aquatic Fitness Programs

 

Ages: 15 and Up (Members 9-14 may participate in aerobic classes with a parent/guardian.) The Beaver County YMCA has variety of FREE aquatic fitness classes designed to improve or maintain your health while using water as a cushion. Each class is able to be adjusted to your personal level of ability.

 

 

Aqua Aerobics – This is a one-hour workout using water as a cushion. YMCA_Winter-Spring_Program_1415_Page_01_Image_0005The exercises target the arms, legs, thighs, hips, and abdominal region. This class suits a wide range of fitness levels.

Location: Shallow End Lap Pool

 

 

Aqua Jog – This is a one-hour workout in the deep water using flotation belts for support. The exercises target the arms, legs, thighs, hips and abdominal region and suits a wide range of fitness levels.

Location: Deep End Lap Pool

 

 

Aqua Pilates – This class takes Pilates to the pool! Aqua Pilates combines the principles of Pilates with all the benefits of aquatic exercise by using the buoyancy, resistance, and gentle movement of water to strengthen muscles, enhance flexibility and posture, sharpen coordination and balance, and relax body and soul.

Location: Therapy Pool

 

 

Aqua ZUMBA® – This high intensity water workout brings ZUMBA® music and dance moves to the pool. Aqua ZUMBA® combines fast past choreography with the benefits of aquatic exercise by using the resistance of water to help strengthen muscles. Come join the party in the pool!

Location: Lap Pool

*Please note if the Licensed Aqua Zumba instructor is not available, an alternative class will be offered in its place

 

 

Arthritis – This one-hour class helps individuals who have arthritis feel better as they exercise with a purpose. This class is filled with range of motion exercises for joint and muscle movement.

Location: Therapy Pool

 

 

Hydro Dance- This is a one hour class combining music of all genres to fun choreography using the resistance of the water provide a full cardio and strength workout.

 

 

Instructor’s Mix – This one-hour workout will use a variety of techniques. This class may be taught in the shallow or deep end.

Location: Shallow End or Deep End

 

 

Just My Speed – This one-hour class is a low intensity Aqua Aerobic workout based on strength building and range of motion movements.

Location: Therapy Pool

 

 

SilverSneakers Splash – Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety! SilverSneakers Splash offers LOTS of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability required and a special SilverSneakers kick board is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.

Location: Therapy Pool