Aquacize Classes | YMCA of Middletown

Aquacize Classes

A CLASS FOR
EVERY LIFESTYLE

Water exercise classes are beneficial to everyone regardless of age or ability and are especially beneficial to those suffering from arthritis, hip and leg injuries, or who find it difficult to exercise on dry land. The biggest benefit to exercising in the pool is the amount of body weight the water takes off joints, making exercising with arthritic bones or even minor injuries much more comfortable for the participant. Individuals with any health condition should consult a doctor before participating.

Our classes are available to YMCA Members only (age 13 & Older).

Aquacize with Nancy

This class has participants moving purposefully in the water and demonstrates how and why water exercise improves life outside the water. The class incorporates a cardiovascular workout to burn calories, yoga stretches to tone and strengthen muscles, as well as Ai Chi exercises to improve balance and promote relaxation. Various types of equipment, such as noodles and weights, are utilized throughout the class. Participants leave “ENER-CHIZED”.

Aquacize with Patty 

This is a great cardio workout especially beneficial for individuals suffering from arthritis, hip and leg injuries, or who are overweight and find it difficult to workout on dry land.

Aquacize with Paris or Christine

This heart pumping class is great for anyone. Paris combines cardio and muscle toning exercises in a high intensity workout. This is a great workout for the entire body. Each session ends with a few minutes of stretching.

Aquacize with Deanna

Warning! This class will get your heart racing and every muscle in your body working. Come prepared to work those muscles you forgot you had. Deanna keeps the class moving through a variety of cardiovascular and strength training exercises that keep your pulse elevated through the entire class.

Aqua Zumba® with Isabelle

Aqua Zumba® is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance primarily using Latin music. It blends the fun moves of Zumba® with water resistance for a challenging workout that has less impact on your joint.

Please click here to be redirected to the Aquatics page where you can view the current pool schedule.

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