Family YMCA of Black Hawk County


The Family YMCA of Black Hawk County has great water fitness classes to get involved in. Aquatics Exercise is one of many ways the Y helps support members to achieve their health and wellness goals. Take a look at the water classes we offer:

Water Fitness- Aqua Zumba®: Are you looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to your fitness routine? This class blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party you won’t want to miss! Great for all levels! Check schedule for available times.

Water Fitness- Bootcamp: This class will challenge your whole body! Bootcamp will offer both cardiovascular and muscular components while
utilizing the shallow & deep ends of the pool. Participants will do a variety of activities that will keep them moving!

Water Fitness- Cardio: This high intensity, low impact workout will focus on cardiovascular development through various water exercises.
Participants will stay in the shallow end of the pool.

Water Fitness-Cardio & Strength: Participants will experience the perfect combination of strength and cardio. The instructor will lead you through intervals of cardiovascular and strength exercises utilizing different equipment such as water weights and noodles.

Water Fitness- Deep Water: Designed for individuals seeking a non-impact, deep water exercise program. It emphasizes joint flexibility, range of
motion and muscle toning through specific exercises. Participants must be comfortable in deep water, flotation belts provided.

Water Fitness- Water Arthritis: Zero impact class that is gentle on joints and improves range of motion. Regular exercise helps keep joints moving while restoring and preserving flexibility and strength. This water exercise class, designed for those with arthritis or similar conditions, emphasizes good body mechanics, joint stability, and utilizes the buoyancy of the water to reduce stress on the bones and joints.

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The YMCA isn’t ONLY about getting in shape. It is a community resource organization, aimed at improving the spirit, mind, and body of all who want to participate.

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