Water Exercise | The Gateway Family YMCA

Water Exercise Classes

The Gateway Family YMCA offers water exercise classes at both the Five Points and Rahway Branches. Water exercise classes are a great way to exercise while lessening the impact on your joints. This is especially helpful for those seeking the ability to exercise without jarring their joints.

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Gentle Exercise

This is a specialized workout in the shallow end of the pool for those that need a low impact exercise routine. This program combines the buoyancy of water and resistance of water weights to make an enjoyable environment for relieving joint pain and stiffness.

Hydro Health

This low intensity class takes place in the shallow end of the pool and combines cardiovascular training, stretching and strengthening exercises.

Aqua Blast

This low impact, moderate intensity class that focuses on mindful muscle toning and cardio endurance. The properties of water offer a highly resistant workout that will increase your heart rate and strengthen your muscles. Great workout for people at all levels of fitness.

Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout! Splashing, stretching, twisting, even shouting, laughing, hooting and hollering. This safe, challenging, water-based workout that’s all cardio conditioning, body toning and most of all exhilarating.

Deep Water Exercise

A workout that combines range of motion exercises as well as endurance and muscle strengthening movements with no impact on your joints, as you are suspended in deep water with a floatation belt or noodle. Participants must be comfortable in deep water, know how to float on their back and be able to tread water.

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