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* Please note: All group fitness classes are subject to change. For up-to-date information, use the Peoria YMCA and Riverplex mobile app, available on Apple or Android devices.

Your Membership includes (at no additional cost!) the following group fitness classes:

Class Name:Description:
Les Mills Strength DevelopmentIf you’re wanting to get stronger, Les Mills Strength Development is a sequence of 12 x 45-minute progressive workouts. Les Mills Strength Development emphasizes strength-building through resistance training exercises with barbells, dumbbells and bodyweight. Targeting major muscle groups, it promotes overall strength gains and muscle development.

Whether new to lifting or a seasoned pro, Les Mills Strength Development will build muscle, improve technique, and grow your confidence so you can train more powerfully in the studio and on the gym floor.
Rise and Ride
Start your day with an exhilarating ride in our Rise and Ride cycling class. This energizing workout offers a dynamic way to kickstart your morning, boost your energy, and set a positive tone for the day ahead.

What to Expect: Our morning cycling class takes you through various terrains, from challenging climbs to heart-pounding sprints, all while pedaling to motivating music. You’ll experience a full-body workout that not only burns calories but also strengthens your cardiovascular system and tones your lower body.
Wakeup/WorkoutElevate your morning fitness routine with our Wakeup/Workout class! This high-energy session combines the best of interval training and resistance exercises, utilizing various equipment to help you kickstart your day with a burst of energy and strength.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through a dynamic workout that will leave you feeling invigorated and ready to start your day! This class is designed to accommodate all levels of experience.
TRX/Strength TrainingTRX Strength Training is a fitness class focused on building strength and endurance using the TRX suspension training system. In this class, you’ll harness the power of your body weight and leverage the TRX straps to target various muscle groups, creating a full-body workout that promotes functional strength and overall fitness.

Perfect for those who are new to TRX training or fitness in general. It’s a welcoming and informative starting point for individuals looking to build strength and explore the world of suspension training.
Les Mills CORELes Mills CORE is a fitness program that focuses specifically on core strength and conditioning. Developed by Les Mills International, the program is designed to target the muscles of the abdomen, lower back, hips, and pelvis, providing a comprehensive workout for your core.
Les Mills RPMGet ready to embark on an exhilarating journey with our Les Mills RPM class, a high-intensity indoor cycling workout designed to boost your cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and overall wellbeing. Prepare to experience the thrill of the ride like never before.

What to Expect: Les Mills RPM is a heart-pumping cycling class that takes you on a virtual ride through various terrains, guided by inspiring music and skilled instructors. During the class, you’ll adjust the resistance on your stationary bike to simulate uphill climbs, fast-paced sprints, and everything in between. It’s a dynamic and immersive experience that keeps your heart rate elevated and your legs pumping.
YogaStep onto the path of tranquility and holistic well-being with our Yoga class. This class invites you to embark on a journey of self-discovery, relaxation, and inner peace through the ancient practice of yoga. Whether you are a seasoned yogi or a newcomer, our class provides a supportive space for you to connect with your body, mind, and spirit.

Discover the transformative power of yoga, self-discovery, and well-being. Join us to experience increased flexibility, improved physical and mental strength, and a profound sense of inner harmony. Yoga is more than a class; it’s an opportunity to connect with your authentic self and find peace amid life’s challenges.
Les Mills BODYPUMPJoin the fitness revolution with our Les Mills BODYPUMP class, a dynamic and results-driven workout that has taken the world by storm. Get ready to sculpt, strengthen, and tone your entire body in an exhilarating group fitness setting.

What to Expect: Les Mills BODYPUMP is a high-energy, full-body strength-training workout that incorporates the use of a barbell and adjustable weights. Led by our certified instructors, you’ll perform a series of scientifically backed exercises that target every major muscle group, all set to an energizing soundtrack. The class follows a structured format that includes warm-up, main workout, and cooldown phases, ensuring a well-rounded session.
Silver Sneakers ClassicWelcome to Silver Sneakers Classic, a fitness class designed with the specific needs and preferences of active older adults in mind. This class is tailored to promote overall health, mobility, strength, and social engagement for seniors in a supportive and inclusive environment.

*Gentle Warm-Up/Low-Impact Aerobics
*Strength and Balancing/Flexibility and Stretching
*Functional Movements/Adaptability
*Social Connection/Mind-Body Wellness

Silver Sneakers Classic is more than just a workout class; it’s a community of like-minded individuals committed to staying active and healthy as they age gracefully. Join us to embrace a more active lifestyle, build friendships, and enjoy the benefits of improved physical and mental well-being. Age is no barrier to feeling your best!
Mindful MovementThis medically supervised program is specifically designed for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and works to improve flexibility, endurance, balance, strength, and overall well-being. Classes accommodate all levels of fitness and are designed to focus on stretching muscles and increasing circulation while reducing spasticity in a fun, relaxing environment.
Get ActiveGet Active offers tailored exercises to support cancer survivors and individuals undergoing cancer treatment. Led by qualified instructors, these classes focus on activities such as gentle aerobics and stretching to enhance strength and flexibility, aiming to combat symptoms associated with cancer treatments. The goal is to promote overall well-being and create a supportive community for participants sharing similar experiences.
Zumba GoldStep into the rhythm of fitness and fun with our Zumba Gold workout class, a specially tailored dance fitness experience designed for active older adults and beginners. This class captures the essence of Zumba’s exhilarating dance workouts while offering a low-impact and easy-to-follow program that promotes health, happiness, and a strong sense of community.

Join us in Zumba Gold and discover the joy of movement, music, and fitness tailored to your unique needs. Whether you’re seeking a fun way to stay active, improve your cardiovascular health, or simply enjoy the company of like-minded individuals, Zumba Gold offers an inviting space to dance and shine. Dance, smile, and let your spirit soar with Zumba Gold!
TRX/Circuit TrainingTRX circuit training is a dynamic and effective workout that combines the use of TRX suspension trainers with circuit training principles.

Classes may incorporate cardio intervals between circuit rounds to elevate the heart rate and add a cardio component to the workout using a variety of equipment.

This class is not designed for beginners and is intended for participants who have some prior fitness experience and are looking for a more challenging and intense workout.

Before attending a TRX circuit training class, it’s advisable to consult with the instructor to ensure that the class aligns with your fitness level and goals.
Gentle YogaDiscover the soothing embrace of Gentle Yoga, where tranquility meets movement. This class offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, catering to all ages and fitness levels.

What to Expect: In Gentle Yoga, we focus on slow, mindful movements, deep breathing, and gentle stretches to enhance flexibility, reduce tension, and promote relaxation. You’ll experience a profound sense of peace as you connect with your body and release stress.
Zumba ToningA Zumba Toning class is a dynamic and energetic workout that combines elements of traditional Zumba dance using toning sticks or lightweight dumbbells. The class is designed to enhance cardiovascular fitness, endurance, and provide a fun and engaging exercise experience.
Tai Chi/BalanceStep into a world of balance, harmony, and graceful movement with our Tai Chi/Balance class. Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art and mindfulness practice, is celebrated for its ability to enhance physical stability, mental clarity, and overall well-being. In this class, we focus on cultivating balance, reducing stress, and promoting inner peace through the gentle and flowing movements of Tai Chi.
Tai ChiExperience the serenity of Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese practice that combines graceful movements, deep breathing, and mindfulness to promote physical and mental well-being. Our Tai Chi Class offers a welcoming environment for individuals of all ages and fitness levels to explore the art of Tai Chi, cultivate balance, reduce stress, and enhance overall vitality.

Discover the timeless art of Tai Chi and embark on a journey of self-discovery, mindfulness, and holistic well-being. Join us to experience improved balance, reduced stress, and a profound connection between your body and mind. Tai Chi is an enriching practice that invites you to find harmony in the present moment.
Silver Sneakers BOOM MuscleSilver Sneakers BOOM Muscle is a fitness program designed specifically for older adults, typically offered as part of the Silver Sneakers fitness program. Silver Sneakers is a well-known initiative catering to the fitness needs of seniors, aiming to improve their overall health and well-being through exercise and social engagement.

The BOOM Muscle program focuses specifically on strength training and muscle development. It incorporates a variety of exercises and techniques tailored to the needs and capabilities of older adults. The program may include resistance training using bands, light weights, or bodyweight exercises to help participants build and maintain muscle mass, improve bone density, and increase overall strength.
Cardio/Curls/CoreCore-Elevate your fitness with our Cardio/Curls/Core class! This high-energy session combines heart-pumping cardio, upper-body curls, and core-strengthening moves. Suitable for all fitness levels, it’s your path to a stronger, more sculpted you. Join us today and start your transformation!
Pilates FusionThis Pilates Fusion class is a unique and invigorating fitness experience that combines the core-strengthening principles of Pilates with the mind-body harmony of yoga. This fusion class offers a well-rounded workout that enhances flexibility, balance, and overall physical and mental well-being.

Benefits: Core strength, flexibility, mind-body connection, improved posture, & well-being.
Double Dutch AerobicsGet ready to elevate your fitness routine with Double Dutch Aerobics! This exhilarating class blends the classic fun of jump rope with high-energy aerobics. You’ll improve your cardiovascular endurance, agility, and coordination in a dynamic, fast-paced session. Suitable for all fitness levels, it’s a fantastic way to stay active and have a blast doing it. Join us for a workout that will leave you feeling energized and inspired!
WERQAre you ready to dance, sweat, and unleash your inner superstar? Join us for WERQ, where we turn the dance floor into your stage and your workout into a party!

What to Expect: WERQ is a high-energy dance fitness class that fuses the hottest pop, hip-hop, and chart-topping hits with easy-to-follow dance choreography. Led by our certified WERQ instructors, you’ll move and groove through a series of fun and energetic dance routines that are perfect for all fitness levels. No dance experience is required, just a passion for music and movement.
Senior Strength/StabilityEmbrace the power of our Senior Strength/Stability class designed exclusively for those in the prime of their lives. This dynamic class is dedicated to helping individuals build strength, improve stability, and enhance overall well-being. It’s the perfect fitness solution for staying active, vibrant, and confident.

This is your key to maintaining vitality, strength, and balance in everyday activities. Join us to celebrate midlife with improved fitness, newfound confidence, and a supportive community of like-minded individuals. Age is just a number, and we’re here to help you make the most of it!
Chair YogaWelcome to the soothing world of Chair Yoga, where relaxation and rejuvenation meet the comfort of a seated practice. This class is perfect for individuals of all ages and fitness levels who want to experience the benefits of yoga in a gentle and accessible way.

What to Expect: Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that incorporates the support of a chair to make yoga poses more accessible. In this class, you’ll explore a variety of seated and standing postures, gentle stretches, and breathing exercises, all performed with the aid of a chair. These modified poses are designed to improve flexibility, balance, and overall well-being.
ZumbaGet ready to dance your way to fitness and have a blast in our exhilarating Zumba Fitness Party! Zumba is a high-energy, Latin-inspired dance fitness class that combines the fun of dance with an effective workout. Join us for a rhythmic adventure that will leave you sweating, smiling, and feeling amazing.

Come join the Zumba Fitness Party and let the music move you! Whether you’re looking to improve your fitness, shake off stress, or simply have a great time dancing, our Zumba class is the place to be. Get ready to dance your way to a healthier, happier you!
TurboRideThis high-energy, high-intensity class combines indoor cycling with the proven benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Join us for a ride that will push your limits, boost your metabolism, and leave you feeling accomplished.
GROOV3Step into the rhythm of life with our GROOV3 workout class, where dance, fitness, and self-expression unite to create a vibrant and electrifying exercise experience. Groov3 is more than just a dance class; it’s a celebration of movement and music.

Led by our certified GROOV3 instructor, you’ll groove to the latest and greatest tunes while learning choreographed dance routines inspired by various dance styles, including hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary. This class is designed to make you sweat, smile, and feel the freedom of dance.
Step/Stretch/StrengthenStart your day with our Step/Stretch/Strengthen workout class—a dynamic fusion of flexibility-enhancing stretches, muscle-strengthening exercises, and invigorating step aerobics. This class is your ticket to a comprehensive and exhilarating workout experience that targets multiple aspects of fitness in a single session.
+40 Double Dutch ClubWelcome to the +40 Double Dutch Club, where age is just a number, and fitness is a timeless pursuit! If you’re over 40 and ready to embrace the fun side of fitness, this unique workout class is tailored just for you.

What to Expect: In this lively and inclusive class, we take the traditional Double Dutch jump rope game and turn it into a fantastic fitness experience. You’ll relive your childhood while getting an incredible cardio workout that burns calories, boosts your coordination, and enhances your overall fitness.
Stretch & FlowWelcome to our Stretch and Flow class, where we focus on dynamic stretching techniques to improve flexibility and mobility while promoting relaxation and stress relief. Through a series of gentle warm-up stretches and breath-focused movements, we’ll release tension in the body and cultivate a sense of peace. Join us as we stretch, breathe, and flow together, finding rejuvenation for both body and mind.