Nishna Valley Family YMCA

Group Programs




BODYPUMP is the original barbell class that strengthens your entire body. This 60 minute work-out challenges all your major muscle groups by using the best weight room exercises like squats, presses, lifts, and curls. Great music, awesome instructors and your choice of weight, inspire you to get the results you came for—and fast!                                                 

When: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm
          Tuesdays & Thursdays mornings 5:30-6:30am
          Saturdays 7:15 - 8:15am
Fee: FREE to members  Public - Daily fee                                                      
Instructors:Steve Hansen, Denise King, Lesley Krummel and Ashlee Peckham



Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system! Part dance, part aerobics, Zumba Fitness is an hour long routine that works almost every muscle in the entire body. It is dance fitness class that will teach rhythms like Salsa, Merengue, and Cumbia, and then put it into a group fitness format. 

When/Time: Monday & Wednesday   5:30-6:30pm
                  Tuesday & Thursday  10:05 - 10:55am
Fee: FREE to Members  Public- Daily Fee
Instructors:  Allison Knox-Westmeyer and Ashlee Peckham

Boot Camp

Your group trainer will use the treadmills, bikes, jump ropes, stairs, track, weights, do push-ups, sit-ups, and much more to help transform your body. You can do it, we can help!!  This class is for men or women who want a great workout.

When: Monday & Wednesday & Friday
Time: 8:30-9:30am
Fee: FREE to Members  Public - Daily Fee
Instructor: Jill Niklasen 


If you’re looking for a great fat-burning cardio work-out, this is the class for you. This indoor cycling class will challenge and motivate you, whether you’re looking for a great winter cycling work-out, or want to get an early start to your outdoor cycling, or RAGBRAI training, or you’re just looking for a fun and challenging heart-healthy work-out, this class will boost your fitness level in a fun, fast-paced group setting. It will feature brand new, state-of-the-art LeMond Revmaster training bicycles, which offer an unbeatable work-out, infinite adjustability, and a true “road bike” feel. This will be a high-energy class with great music, led by Jon R. Jordan, an experienced cyclist, and a certified YMCA personal trainer.

When: Monday&Wednesday&Friday - 5:45am-6:45am
          Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-6:30pm  
ee: FREE to Members Public-Daily Fee
Instructor: Jon Jordan & Jodie Hogue  


Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills.  Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

When: Monday&Wednesday&Friday
Time: 10:00-10:45am
Fee:  FREE to Members  Public - Daily Fee
Instructors:  Ashton Koehlmoos, & Allison Knox-Westmeyer  



Yoga improves balance, flexibility, core strength and helps reduce stress.  This class is geared toward all levels of fitness and moves at a slow, gentle pace that allows all levels of fintess to partcipate.  Participants will also work on relaxation and breathing techniques.

When:  Tuesday & Thursday
Time:  9:10-9:50am
Fee:  Free to Members
Instructor:   Allison Knox-Westmeyer