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Specialty training really keeps you motivated—and that is the secret to sticking with a program. So gather a group of friends, family, co-workers and accomplish your goals together! Download the YMCA mobile app off iTunes or Google Play for schedules on the go!
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Do you want to participate in a 5K or 10K walk or run, but not sure how to take that first step? Finishing a 10K for the first time, or after a long hiatus, can seem like a daunting task. That is where the YMCA of Austin's Zero-to-10K Training Program can help. This program helps you prepare for race day in a knowledgeable and encouraging environment, with others who are at a similar level of fitness as you.
Offered at all YMCA of Austin branches.
Dream of putting your endurance to the test in a triathlon or just want to hone your skills for the upcoming race season? Meet other enthusiasts in a group training session with seasoned instructors who will show you how to prepare, train and reach your goal without injury. Open to first-time triathletes and seasoned competitors.
Join a year-round tri club. Find new training partners, participate in group Open Water Swims, Training Rides and Runs and enjoy the perks of being a Club member.
Offered at Northwest, Springs and Southwest branches.
Challenge yourself! Bootcamp is a fun, non-traditional way to get in shape and feel great! Open to all fitness levels from the beginner through advanced. Utilizing resistance training with strength equipment and body weight – along with cardiovascular training – you can get the lean, toned body that you’ve always wanted.
Develop the knowledge for strength training with other motivated women to get stronger, increase endurance and build friendships. This female-focused class will introduce you to the weight room and weight lifting-techniques that will build your confidence and help keep you accountable to meeting your own specific goals.
Prepare for a unique training tool that allows you to use your own body weight and gravity as resistance. While simple in design, this tool allows you to combine and recreate entire body movements and motions that functionally engage your core and other major muscle groups involved in specific movements. TRX Suspension Training is great for those who want to develop lean muscle, build muscle, or lose weight. It is the perfect workout for any fitness level because each participant can adjust the difficulty of each exercise.
Y+Fit workouts incorporate multiple different exercises and workout programs in one intense workout. Combining plyometrics, powerlifting, SAQ drills, and interval cardio training into one hour long session, Y+Fit will help push your workouts to the next level.