We know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing spirit, mind and body. Health, well-being and fitness at the Y is so much more than just working out. We provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions, and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength. At the Y, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live healthier. Members and program participants often cite the support and enthusiasm of fellow participants and staff as some of the key factors in their achievement of greater well-being.

Wellness Orientation

To ensure a safe and effective exercise program, all members are encouraged to meet with a Y Personal Trainer for a free Wellness Orientation. Our friendly, certified staff will discuss how to properly use the cardio and strength equipment. 

Group Wellness Orientations are held every week and are free of charge. Visit the Business Desk to sign up for the time that works best for you. 

1 hour combined Cardio & Strength class, Wednesday evenings at the Downtown YMCA
1 hour combined Cardio and Strength class, Friday evenings at the Downtown YMCA

Group Fitness Classes

The Grand Island YMCA offers a wide variety of group fitness classes at both locations throughout the day. They start as early as 5:15 a.m. and go into the early evening. We
offer strength training and toning as well as cardio classes in a setting that is welcoming and encouraging to all. Download our app to see the up-to-date schedule. 

Certified Personal Training

A YMCA-certified Personal Trainer will help track progress, provide motivation and give guidance in regards to exercise techniques and healthy lifestyle choices. The  Personal Trainer and the client will work together to develop a workout plan.
$35 Single Session $160 for 5 sessions
$100 for 3 sessions $315 for 10 Sessions
Program Member: $50 Single Session

TRX Suspension Trainer

The TRX Suspension Trainer is the original bodyweight-based training tool that builds strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. TRX is offered at the Northwest Express throughout the day upon request. Register at either location as individual or groups up to four and receive discount pricing.