Low Impact, Great Workout

Aquatic fitness classes at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offer a great low-impact workout for adults of all ages. These programs are included with membership. View our schedules online.

ALL AROUND AQUA

This class utilizes the entire pool for a mix of deep and shallow water exercises. Use a flotation belt for weightless cardiovascular training in the deep end and complete your workout with strengthening and stretching in the shallow end.

AQUA YOGA

Develop strength, balance and range of motion in this relaxing, low impact aquatic class. Traditional yoga movements are taken to the water to help you achieve optimal relaxation and renew your body’s energy.

AQUA AI CHI

This shallow water workout focuses on deep breathing coordinated with slow, progressive, gentle movement patterns. Ai Chi helps to improve flexibility and balance. Taught by a certified Ai Chi Trainer.

DEEP WATER CARDIO

A challenging cardiovascular workout to enhance strength and flexibility with no impact on your joints, as you are suspended in deep water with a flotation belt. Class is designed for those who want to exercise at a high intensity.

GENTLE SHALLOW WATER

Specialized for those with arthritis or who are in need of a program to ease back into exercising. Help relieve the pain and stiffness of arthritis and improve range of motion by gently moving each joint in the water.

SHALLOW WATER WORKOUT

This moderate intensity class incorporates aerobic interval training, stretching and strengthening exercises.

H2O RUNNING

Runners and non-runners alike can enjoy this high intensity workout that includes no-impact running in the deep end (with the use of a flotation belt) that will increase your cardiovascular endurance while reducing the chance of injury.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS WATER EXERCISE PROGRAM

If you’re living with MS, this water exercise program may help with building strength and enhancing your quality of life. Improve cardiovascular fitness, range of motion, endurance, flexibility, balance and relieve your MS-related fatigue. Taught by a certified National Multiple Sclerosis Society Instructor. There is also a land component to this program.

For more information on our Aquatic Fitness program, please contact Ellen Daudelin at 908-889-8880 or edaudelin@fspymca.org.