Health, Well-Being & Fitness

Early Morning Boot Camp

Mondays & Wednesdays at 7:00 AM

A quick paced 45 minute style workout which targets the entire body. This workout consists of short rest periods and both cardiovascular and strength exercises. Equipment such as dumbbells, kettlebells, sandbags, medicine balls, band and jump ropes may be used.

Tai Chi

January 8 - March 11
Mondays 4:00PM - 5:00PM
FREE for Y Members | $40 for Non – Y Members

An ancient Chinese form of exercise which utilizes breathing, visualizations and movements that work the entire body. A 10 week workshop and a review session working step-by-step to learn the art of Tai Chi.


18 Movement Qigong

A gentle form of ancient Chinese exercise that balances the body and mind together in a relaxed manner to promote health and well-being.  From Qigong, we learn greater relaxation, balance, sense of empowerment as well as self-healing.  This form of Qigong has 18 movements that are gentle and simple, making it suitable for people of any age and any stage of fitness.  18 Movement Qigong may be performed standing or seated.  The class will be performed in bare feet, with socks on, or with Qigong shoes.

Cardio Dance

Choreographed dance moves to upbeat music.  Move, groove and dance with us.

Forever Fit

Choreographed dance and strength exercises for active older adults performed to music from the Golden Oldies.

Muscle Pump

Set to motivating music, this non-impact, high energy muscle conditioning class will work all of your major muscle groups. Suitable for all fitness levels and a lot of fun.

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do is a Korean style of martial art that has been taught at the Chambersburg YMCA by Grandmaster Thompson since the mid-1970’s. Tae Kwon Do is an empty hand martial art that utilizes the whole body. Tae means “to kick” or “strike with the foot,” Kwon implies “punching” or “striking with the empty hand or fist,” and Do means “way of the art.” Therefore, Tae Kwon Do means “the art of kicking and punching.”

In the early 1990’s, Grandmaster Thompson began incorporating Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu techniques into the program. Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu is a Japanese style of martial art which means “Sandalwood Mountain.” This type of martial art incorporates techniques like joint locks, escapes, throws and chokes while standing or grappling.

The Tae Kwon Do/Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu program at the Chambersburg YMCA is designed to develop discipline, self-defence, confidence, physical fitness, flexibility, balance and socialization.


The practice includes joint mobilization exercises followed by postures to build strength and flexibility.  Movement is linked to breathing.  The class includes a guided deep relaxation to close.  Suitable for all level students.

American Red Cross CPR/AED Class

More classes coming soon.

CPR/AED/First Aid Recertification Class

Contact Senior Program Director, Jen Gossert, at for more information.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

To be eligible for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course, the candidate must be 15 years of age by the completion of the course. Candidates must be able to swim 300 yards continuously.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification Class

Tuesday, December 27th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Course Requirements:
You must already be lifeguard certified in need of recertification

Personal & Small Group Training

Personal & Small Group Training sessions with one of the YMCA’s nationally certified trainers are available for 30 or 60-minute sessions for an additional fee and a scheduled appointment.  Personal & Small Group Training is available for teens 14 years of age through adults.  Complete our Personal & Small Group Training Interest Form and we will contact you to discuss training options.


A high intensity, non-impact cycling class where instructors guide the class through a variety of cycling workouts set to great music.  Members only, for schedule click here.

Deep Water Hydro

Deep Water Hydro is a body toning and cardiovascular conditioning exercise class held in the deep water of the Huber Swimming Pool.  Water floatation belts available for weak swimmers.  A great low impact exercise program, which protects the participant's joints. 


A shallow water low impact exercise class. Exercises focus on all muscles of the body.  No swimming skills required. Recommended for new or pre-post natal exercisers. 

S.E.A. Fit

An intense aquatic cardio class using the aqua belt and treading. Swimming skills recommended. 

Twinges in the Hinges

An exercise class designed to assist individuals living with joint pain or mobility difficulties.  Exercises are progressive based on ability and physician's recommendation. The class is taught in shallow water by a medical professional.

Forever Fit Aquacize

Forever Fit Aquacize is an aquatic exercise for older individuals wishing to improve aerobic and muscular fitness in a low impact and shallow water setting. 

Adult & Teen Group Swimming Lessons

Contact Aquatics Director for more information.

Private Swim Lessons

Contact Aquatics Director for more information.

Masters Swimming

Members only.  For days and times click here.