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Small Group Training Sessions are led by a certified personal trainer and each session focuses on a specialized format such as strength training, endurance, or core. Participants will use ropes, kettlebells, bars, TRX equipment and more encouraging individual progression and skill development.

A variety of classes and times are offered throughout the Association.

Upcoming Classes

Classes change each quarter

Adaptive Special Needs SGT

Participants with diverse abilities are invited to stay active while connecting with new friends! This is a fun exercise program designed to increase strength, muscle, confidence, cardiovascular endurance, attention span, energy and vitality.

Kerr Family YMCA
12 Wednesdays, Nov. 8 - Feb. 7 (off Nov. 22 & Dec. 27), 4 - 5 p.m.
$144 (members)
$180 (participants)
Instructor: Hannah Bleyer, NASM Certified Personal Trainer
Contact: Kara Lockhart

Powerlifting For Older Adults...

Powerlifting is for everyone! Learn how to safely deadlift, bench press, and squat to build muscle, improve bone density, and prolong longevity. 

  Downtown Durham YMCA
  Wednesdays, Nov. 8 - 29, 5 - 6 p.m.
  $56 (members)
  Contact: Leslie Boesch

Women's Barbell Club

These training sessions break down the various lifts in the weight room. This small group training meets once per week in Studio X and is for those with previous lifting experience.

Kraft Family YMCA
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7 p.m. (ongoing)
Thursdays, 6 - 7:30 a.m. (ongoing)
Contact Pamela Formyduval for more information.
Purchase 12-week session package or individual sessions online or at the Welcome Center.

Women on Weights

W.O.W. is an introduction to weightlifting by and for women. Learn proper exercise form and fundamentals while getting a great workout.

Southeast Raleigh YMCA
Saturdays, Feb. 10 - Mar. 9, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
$56 (members)
Contact: Tracie Poerazaff

Strength, Agility and Quickness (SAQ)

Strength, Agility and Quickness (SAQ), for ages 11 - 17 years, focuses on helping participants to become better, stronger athletes. This training is full of drills and exercises. This is a free, ongoing training program designed to help athletes achieve their fitness goals.

Taylor Family YMCA
Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.
Sign up using the YMCA  Mobile App. 

"Punch Card Crew" Small Group Training

The Kerr Family YMCA is hosting 30-60 minute customized workout groups with flexible attendance options. See full details here.

Small Group Training Directors

Alexander Family YMCA: Jessica Chorba 
Durham YMCAs: Leslie Boesch
Kerr Family YMCA: Kara Lockhart
Kraft Family YMCA: Melissa Westcott
Northwest Cary YMCA: Shawna Murrie
Poole Family YMCA: Robin Miller
Taylor Family YMCA: Casey Tucker
Southeast Raleigh YMCA: Tracie Poerazaff