Adults in group fitness cardio class on exercise bikes at YMCA Louisville

Cardio Classes

From kickboxing to cycling that feels like you're pumping up a hill, our classes ensure a good sweat while having fun and boosting your energy. Enjoy improved heart health as well as the social camaraderie of your classmates.

Cardio Classes
Schedule

Cardio class offerings vary by YMCA branch. Please contact the branch or see our schedules page for detailed scheduling.

Starting Price

Group fitness is free for YMCA facility members.

Age Range

18 and up

The Y is for everyone. If you're looking for financial help, we offer affordable membership and program rates based on household income. Please stop by the branch or give us a call to discuss whether you are eligible for assistance.

Adults in masks stretching in group fitness cardio class

The Y is for everyone. If you're looking for financial help, we offer affordable membership and program rates based on household income. Please stop by the branch or give us a call to discuss whether you are eligible for assistance.

Safety First!

Safety is our top priority. We follow all CDC guidelines, along with those from state and local officials, to ensure we provide the healthiest environment possible.

At a Glance

This is a sampling of cardio classes offered at the Y. Please note that class offerings vary by location.

  • CardioFit:

    This class will help improve your athleticism, agility and body composition through a mix of cardio training to work the heart and burn those calories. Resistance will increase your strength, endurance, power and definition. You will walk away feeling like your whole body has been worked. Some classes may be held outside depending on weather, or in a circuit format.

  • Cardio Kickbox:

    This class will get your heart rate up and work on your core and cardio endurance. High energy is here! You will learn engaging kickboxing choreography to fun music! Great for all fitness levels.

  • Cardio Power:

    If you're looking for an intense cardio workout, then this is the class for you! This program combines a blend of athletic, agility and endurance drills along with power, plyometrics, body resistance and weight training.

  • Circuit Class:

    Circuit classes give you the option to work at your own pace and get a full-body strength workout. Steps, tubing, dumbbells, kettlebells and large balls will be utilized. Class is led by a personal trainer who will assist with modifications.

  • Cycle:

    This class brings the fun and excitement of outdoor cycling indoors. A great cardiovascular workout! Come join a high-energy, fun atmosphere! Please allow 5 to 10 minutes for proper bike setup prior to class. Please check the schedule for class duration.

  • Family Fitness:

    This family-oriented class is appropriate for children five and up and incorporates body-weight and obstacle-course activities helpful for children.

  • Interval Circuit:

    Cardio training drills with hand weights and body resistance training.

  • POUND:

    POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, isometric movements, isometric poses and plyometrics.

  • Step:

    A choreographed fitness class utilizing an adjustable step bench.

  • SilverSneakers:

    A combination of a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and help with activities for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance. Chair available if needed for support.

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