Youth Fitness Classes


The Decatur Family YMCA offers a variety of fitness classes that are free to members and appropriate for youth.

BUILD LAB 45 (ages 12+)

Step Fitness (ages 16 +)

BURN LAB (ages 12+)

Strength/Core (ages 16 +)

Cardio Dance (ages 9 +)

Strong by Zumba (ages 12 +)

Core Conditioning (ages 12+)

Tabata (ages 16 +)

T'ai Chi (ages 9+)

On the Go Cardio (ages 9 +)

Turbo Kick Live (ages 12 +)

Pilates (ages 9+)

Strength + Conditioning (ages 16 +)

PIYO (ages 9 +)

Y Spin (ages 16 +)

Qi Gong (ages 9 +)

Yoga (ages 9+)

Refit (ages 9 +)

Zumba (ages 9+)

For more information contact Angela Foulke at
at 217-872-3835 ext. 112 or

BUILDLAB® 45 (ages 12+)

Low impact cardio with challenging body weight training for upper, lower and core.

BURN LAB® (ages 12+)

This class uses high-intensity interval training to create a cardiovascular workout like no other. BURN LAB is a 45-minute pre-choreographed program that fuses boot camp-style drills, martial arts, and sports conditioning. Like all XERCISE LAB® programs, no equipment is needed for BURN LAB. Each week, the instructor will teach one new routine set to new music.

Cardio Dance (ages 9+)

Incorporates several types of low impact dance moves for all fitness levels.

Core Conditioning (ages 12+)

This 20-minute class provides a challenging workout for the abdominals, lower back & glutes.

On The Go Cardio (ages 9+)

No steps! No equipment! Just you and the music! This is a low impact aerobic and toning workout.

Pilates (ages 9+)

You will focus on stress relief, core strength and flexibility in this low impact class that is designed to give you a dancer’s lines, grace, and strength.

PIYO (ages 9 +)

Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability. Is a unique class designed to build strength & gain flexibility. The moves fit perfectly together to form a class filled with intense choreography that’s fun, challenging and will make you sweat. Think sculpted abdominals, increased overall core strength, and greater stability.

Qi Gong (ages 9+)

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese method of longevity. These exercises are easy on the body and help improve digestive health, blood circulation, flexibility, reduce stress, strengthen muscles, increase the range of joint motion and give an overall feeling of inner peace and healthfulness.

Step Fitness (ages 16+)

Wake up with the Y! This class features step with strength training intervals.

Strength/Core (ages 16+)

Strengthen and tone your body using weights, barbells, tubing, stability and/or medicine balls.

Tabata (ages 16 +)

High intensity interval training following a specific 20 second work/10 second rest ratio.

T’ai Chi (ages 10+)

The Chinese form of exercise that focuses on physical and mental balance, which increases strength and coordination using gentle, flowing movement.

Ultimate Cross Training (ages 16+)

High intensity workout with a mix of cardio, plyometrics, and body weight movements. A total body workout for legs, arms and abs. The format is intervals at maximum effort. A perfect workout for people with very little time. Classes are 20 - 60 minutes long.

Yoga (ages 9+)

Traditional, safe and non-competitive workout for the mind and body. Yoga gives you balance, strength, and flexibility in a peaceful environment.

Y-Spin (16+)

Studio cycling classes that provide a great, interactive cardio workout. You don’t need to fight the bugs or hills, but you’ll need your water bottle and a towel!

Zumba (ages 9 +)

A fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

REFIT (9 +)

Powerful and uplifting cardio experience for all fitness levels.

Senior Yoga Mat

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