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Get More Active at the Y!

You want to get more active and we can help. 

Whatever your age or stage, there's a Y health and fitness program to help you and your family achieve your health and fitness goals.

Meet Your Fitness Goals in a Supportive Community

Our expert staff and volunteers are always available to support and guide you to positive outcomes, every step of the way.

And when you choose the YMCA, you get the added benefit of being part of our community — because it’s important to feel safe and welcome while working to improve your health. 

Being active improves many aspects of life  - mental, emotional, social and physical.

Explore our YMCA Health and Fitness programs and services. We're confident that you will find programs to meet your needs.

Group Fitness

There’s strength in numbers at the YMCA. Truly! Improve your fitness in a motivating group of your peers because you are far more likely to continue your healthy lifestyle choices when you're supported by a group.

We offer classes for individuals of all fitness abilities. Work at your own pace and have fun while a certified YMCA instructor guides you and your group to better health.

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Health Management

Dealing with health challenges can be difficult. YMCA LiveWell are supervised exercise and information programs delivered in partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University. LiveWell can help you enhance your health while managing specific chronic health conditions.

Please note that some programs require a physician referral.

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Fitness Centre

Our YMCA Fitness Centres offer you many resources and supports you can use to improve your overall health and fitness. It's all here to help you meet your goals -- complimentary coaching, the latest cardio equipment with built-in televisions and a wide array of weightlifting equipment.  

Personal Training is available at competitive rates for those who want to work more intensely with a YMCA Certified Trainer.


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Sports & Recreation

Game on! There are lots of ways to get moving at the Y. Play your favourite sports and games, or try something new. From kids to adults, we’ve got something for everyone.

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