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The YMCA of Lincoln offers a wide array of group exercise classes that are FREE for Y Members including cycling, kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, Zumba®, and more. No need to register in advance. Simply find the right class for you and show up ready to workout.

We have classes to meet every level, every schedule, and every goal. As a reminder, your Lincoln YMCA membership gives you access to all four locations. Please note, classes may be seasonal or may not always be available. Class times and instructors are subject to change. Please refer to our Youth Policy regarding minimum age requirements to attend adult Group Exercise classes. Need more help? Talk to our friendly Front Desk staff.


Cardio Classes

Get your heart pumping in our cardiovascular classes! Cardio classes work out your whole body, increasing your metabolism and burning calories. With everything from aqua to dance classes, you'll find the cardio class you love.

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Cycling Classes

Build strength, improve cardiovascular endurance and burn calories like crazy in this athletic workout. Our fitness instructors will challenge you with multi-level and intense intervals on a specialized stationary bike. Your bike, your workout!

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Fit for Life (50+) Classes

Fit for Life is a class designed for active older adults. It's a low-impact workout combining cardio and conditioning for all levels of fitness.

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Mind & Body Classes

Strengthen your core muscles and concentrate on improving balance, flexibility, relaxation, and breathing techniques. Yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi are just the beginning!

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Strength Classes

The Y offers a variety of strength-training 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. Most classes are 60 minutes long and offer exercise options for a variety of fitness levels, so that you can work out at your own pace.

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Water Classes

Water exercise is for everyone! Training in the pool is great for that everyday workout, cross-training, recovery days and injury recovery. This is the perfect place to start an exercise program or for those individuals transitioning from a rehab or therapy program as well as pre- and post-natal exercise and sports training.

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Zumba® & Dance Classes

Dance calories away in Zumba® and other dance fitness classes! These high-energy workouts get you moving in a fun atmosphere with motivating music.

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