Group Exercise

Our YMCA group exercise classes are designed to encourage camaraderie and help people of all ages and fitness levels achieve their wellness goals. Join one of our group exercise classes today and discover the power of a healthy lifestyle.

Creating a Safe Environment

  • Masks are required in all common areas. Masks are not required during group exercise classes.
  • Spacing between participants will follow the CDC's social distancing recommendation.
  • All fitness equipment will be disinfected between uses by YMCA staff to ensure cleanliness.
  • Water will not be provided. You will need to bring your own water bottle.
  • Classes with limited capacity will use a ticketing system for participation - contact your home branch for more information.
  • Reservations are required for all aquatic classes; click here to make a reservation.


Find a class at one of our Wellness Centers

Bardmoor YMCA

8495 Bryan Dairy Rd.
Largo, FL 33777


Jim & Heather Gills YMCA

3200 1st Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712



Types of Classes


Our YMCA is proud to offer LES MILLS™, the top provider of pre-choreographed fitness programs. Its group fitness classes have changed the lives of millions of people across 80 countries. Our LES MILLS™ programs challenge participants to put aside whatever else is happening, and lose themselves for an hour in one of the world’s most popular group fitness classes. Learn More



Ballet Barre

The Ballet Barre workout is a combination of ballet, yoga and pilates. This fun, effective workout features light weights, heavy repetition and deep stretching resulting in better muscle tone and posture along with improved flexibility. Using a ballet barre, health seekers perform small isometric movements set to upbeat music. Each session is accompanied with stretching to elongate muscles, helping to establish a longer and leaner look.


Indoor Cycling

Join our popular group cycling classes held in our newly-renovated state-of-the-art cycling studios! These classes are designed for adults of all ages and ability levels. Our enthusiastic instructors are great at motivating you through mountainous terrain, rolling hill and flat beach roads. Set to upbeat and motivational music, and on spin bikes featuring the latest smart technology, indoor cycling is one of the best cardio workouts there is!



Pilates is a conditioning program that improves muscle control, flexibility, coordination, strength, and tone. This program is appropriate for all individuals, regardless of physical condition or age.


Water Fitness

The Y offers a vast array of water group exercise programs designed for individuals of all ages, including water aerobics, Aqua Zumba®, Happy Hinges and more. Classes are held in both shallow and deep water and all classes are led by our YMCA-certified water fitness instructors. Learn More



Our yoga classes will help you develop flexibility, strength and balance. By emphasizing symmetry of body and mind, yoga will improve your body awareness, helping you achieve a sense of calm and clarity in the hustle and bustle of life.



Join the party! Zumba® is a fusion of Latin and international music and dance that creates a dynamic, exciting and effective cardio workout. Our fun, easy routines feature interval aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body as you dance. This is the ultimate dance workout that is easy to follow and excellent for any fitness level!