YMCA of Greater Louisville

Southwest Family YMCA

2800 Fordhaven Road, Louisville, KY 40214 502 933 9622 Se habla español: 502 813 7950
  • Monday — Thursday 5:00AM - 10:30PM
  • Friday 5:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday — Sunday 7:00AM - 7:00PM


Water fitness classes are the refreshing and cool way to get fit. These classes challenge participants without stressing their joints and provides members the opportunity to enjoy the water. Instructors lead small groups through water aerobics, core strengthening and much more. It's an ideal form of exercise for beginners to advanced and increases physical strength and endurance. All classes are free to facility members.

For Group Exercise Class Schedules, please visit our  Schedules page.


Aqua Dance
There is less impact on your joints during Aqua Dance so you can really let loose! Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.

Aqua Energy
This is a high energy/high intensity class! The instructor focuses on cardio variations and challenging endurance exercises that strengthen your heart, lungs and body. 
Aqua Fit
Consists of cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone, endurance and flexibility without the stress of a traditional land exercise.
Aqua Fit Plus
More intense cardiovascular exercise class that utilizes barbells, buoyancy equipment and resistance equipment for a challenging aerobic workout.
Aqua Flex
These classes are choreographed for participants with special needs to increase flexibility/joint range of motion, gain strength and improve balance. This class closes with breathing and relaxation techniques.

Aqua Toning
A series of resistance exercises targeting major muscle groups. Varying equipment will be used to increase muscle strength and endurance. Learn dynamic and static stretching techniques to warm up and cool down.

Deep Water
An intense deep water class that incorporates cardiovascular fitness, core strengthening and toning. Participants do not have to be able to swim to participate in the class. Flotation equipment will be provided.

Water Power
This class is held in the Warm Water Therapy Pool using water and equipment to provide resistance to movement.

Water Variety
Come try something new each Saturday! Specific classes and instructors vary.
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