Strength classes build endurance, develop coordination, and balance. You can expect to use a variety of different equipment such as weights, bands, balls, and other tools to get stronger and leaner. The Y offers a variety of strength classes that combine the benefits of building strength with the motivation and positive atmosphere of a group exercise class. These classes will increase your muscle endurance, enhance your cardiovascular ability, and will develop coordination and balance. If you are new to YMCA Strength classes, welcome! YMCA instructors are here to help and make sure you feel comfortable and safe, so ask questions. Remember, everyone was new at some point.

Les Mills BodyPump™

A total body workout that will burn calories, shape and tone your entire body, increase core strength and improve bone health. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically-backed moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own!
Offered at CHASCO, Hutto, Twin Lakes & Burnet

Les Mills Core™

A scientific core workout for incredible core tone and sports performance. You build strength, stability and endurance in the muscles that support your core, improve balance, assist injury prevention, and become better at everything you do. Instructors will guide you through correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as bodyweight exercises like crunches, and hovers. Plus there are some hip, butt and lower back exercises too.
Offered at CHASCO & Hutto

Les Mills Grit Series™

A 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout. This program features three unique team training focuses that will push you to your max and beyond. With your coach right down on the floor with you, you won’t believe how hard you can work out. 30 minutes of intense challenge established by your motivating and certified coach will be set to explosive music to send your energy levels through the roof!
Offered at CHASCO & Hutto

Full Body Circuit

A total body workout is a combination of strength, core and cardio using a variety of equipment and your own body weight to get great results. This non musically driven class is for everyone at any level.
Offered at CHASCO

Total Fitness

Incorporates high energy, low impact cardio combined with strength training, core work, and balance using music and fun for motivation.
Offered at Burnet

Total Sculpt

Weight training designed to change your body composition from fat to lean muscle. This continuous weight training class focusing on muscle endurance, definition and range of motion. A total body workout that is good for the beginner and the experienced.
Offered at Burnet