All Programs & Classes

Abs & Glutes

Focuses on all core (abdominal and low back) muscles along with your glutes

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Afterschool Care

When school’s out, let your child come to the Y for some fun, education and exercise!

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Aqua Fit

Exciting water workout that combines cardio training with muscle toning in the massaging environment of the pool.

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Aqua Flexible – Healthy Agers

Co-ed class taught in the shallow warm water pool. Designed to minimize stress on the joints and improve flexibility.

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AquaBands

The YMCA of Saginaw offers AquaBand exercise classes for ages 14 and up. Classes are co-ed, taught in the deep pool, and use resistance bands to gain muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance without stress on the joints.

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Aquatic Conditioning

Ages 6 to 14 years. Aquatic Conditioning focuses on continuing to build endurance and stroke technique on all major competitive strokes and encourages swimming as a part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Ausable River Canoe Camp

The AuSable River Canoe trip is a 5-day, 4-night adventure, where teens canoe, pack, and camp along the AuSable River. It is a co-ed trip, and open to ages 14-15.

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Basketball

Basketball Clinics, Camps, Leagues, and Pickup for boys and girls.

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Bean Bag Toss

Open Play Corn Hole: Y Member Benefit, non-members need day pass

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Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

Blood Pressure self-monitoring is a four-month program focused on helping individuals properly monitor their blood pressure.

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Cardio Circuit

Get your heart pumping in this class by switching moves and intensity levels. A great way to condition your heart and lungs while burning fat.

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Cardio Drumming – Healthy Agers

A rockin’ workout using drumsticks for the majority of the class, but will end with some core work, cool down, and stretching.

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Cardio Kick & Shake

An aerobics based class featuring traditional kickboxing moves to increase the health of your heart and lungs.  You'll burn fat while you're shaking it to some great music. Easy to follow. Great for all fitness levels. 

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Cardio Mix

Cardio Mix – anything cardio might happen in this class – floor aerobics, kickboxing, cardio circuit or step aerobics. Mixed in with the cardio is some sculpt & tone.

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Chair Yoga – Healthy Agers

Class offers a variety of safe movements with restorative breathing exercises to promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

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Christmas Prayer Luncheon

RSVP for our faith-based annual Christmas Prayer celebration with music, scripture and prayer, provided to the community at no cost.

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Co-Ed Fitness – Healthy Agers

Co-ed and includes stretching and toning. Free weights, exercise bands and exercise balls are utilized.

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Core & More

Emphasis on strengthening and defining the core; additional muscle groups and agility drills incorporated.

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Core 30

Come prepared for this higher intensity, 30 minute class focused on core strength. 

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Core Cycle Sculpt

A combination of weights and cardio will leave you energized throughout the day. Interval training on the bike, followed by strength training and abdominal training—shredding fat from your body.

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Counselor-In-Training Program

This two-week camper experience at YMCA Camp Timbers is for those teens ready to be role models and interested in working with youth.

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CPR and First Aid Certification

We offer American Red Cross CPR courses through out the year, with options for re-certification.

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Cycle Stretch – Healthy Agers

A great cardio workout for all levels using the indoor cycling bikes. Ending with a series of stretches to increase your flexibility.

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Cycling – Indoor

A series of cycling drills which may include climbing, sprinting, intervals, and more to create a great cardiovascular workout. This class can be modified for all fitness levels. Work at your own intensity.

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Cycling Mix

A combination of spinning intervals mixed with band, weight and core training. Every day will challenge you in new ways.

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Dance Fit – Healthy Agers

Learn a variety of dances for fun and fitness. Dances include: line, party, country, and more, all while enjoying a great variety of music from the 1960’s to the 2000’s.

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Day Camp in West Branch

The perfect way to introduce your camper to the summer camp experience

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EnhanceFitness – Healthy Agers

A proven community-based senior fitness and arthritis management program helping older adults become more active, energized, and empowered for independent living.

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Family & Open Gym

Enjoy activity in our gyms.  Y Member Benefit. Non-members: Day Pass needed

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Family & Open Swim

Enjoy activity in our pools - see schedules. Y Member Benefit. Non-members: Day Pass needed

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Friendship Senior Center

Friendship Senior Center inside the YMCA Community Hub offers lunch for members age 60+.

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Girls on the Run

Is there anything better than running with antlers on your head?

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Group Exercise – Full List

You can learn more about the Group Exercise Classes individually, but here is a complete list of classes:

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Healthy Weight and Your Child

Healthy Weight and Your Child focuses on healthy eating, regular physical activity and behavior change to empower children to live a healthier and active lifestyle.

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Herter Music Camp

This summer, why not have some fun with your instrument and make lots of new friends? Come up to Camp Timbers and advance your musical ability while having fun.

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Hip Hop Funk and Pop

Workout to a choreographed dance that includes a little hip hop, a little pop, a lot of cardio and a whole lot of fun! 

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Holiday Camp at the Y

Parents, are you looking for a safe, fun, but inexpensive place for your kids during the holiday break? Then turn to the YMCA!

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Home School

Home Schooling? Swim lessons and gym time for youth who are currently being home schooled.

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Horse Specialty Camp

Spend two hours each day focused on basic horse care and knowledge, riding instruction, and horseback rides along the trails surrounding camp in West Branch. For Horse Specialty, participant must be ages 9-14 and be comfortable riding and working around horses.

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Kettlebells

Combines strength training, mobility and cardiovascular endurance. The classes last 45 minutes with an emphasis on a high-intensity workout while maintaining correct form.

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Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a high energy workout incorporating boxing / martial arts style moves.  This class will include upper and lower body muscle strengthen, through a series of punches and kicks, and a vigorous cardiovascular workout. 

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Kid Zone

In the Kid Zone, children ages six weeks to 10 years old play under the supervision of caring, trained adults.

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Lap Swim

Lap swim is organized swimming up and down the length of the pool repeatedly. Not a swimmer? Check Water Walking.

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Lifeguard Certifications

We offer American Red Cross Lifeguarding and Lifeguard Instructor courses through out the year, along with review and recertification options.

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LiveSTRONG at the Y

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being following a cancer diagnosis.

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Low Impact – Healthy Agers

Aimed at those who may have an injury, be a beginner to workouts or just need a change in their activity. This class is set to slower music with a much lower level of intensity.

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Lunchtime Paddleball Punchcard

Paddleball runs Mondays and Fridays from 12-2pm. Located in the Paddleball/Racquetball courts.

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Maintain, Don’t Gain!

Looking for a way to keep your holiday weight gain down and your energy up?  This program will help you maintain or even shed pounds when it's more challenging to eat healthy foods and fit in exercise

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Masters Swim

Ages 18 and up can join a swim team for all skill levels. Designed to give coached workouts from USA Swimming Certified Master's Coaches.

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Mini Camp

Mini Camp in West Branch is a perfect option for younger campers that might be experiencing overnight camp for the first time.

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Moving for Better Balance

Moving for Better Balance is an evidence-based, fall-prevention program that uses the principles and movement of Tai Chi to help older adults improve balance and increase confidence for everyday activities.

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New to Fitness

If you are new to fitness, or you just haven’t been to the gym in a while, you are welcome here at the Y.

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OLLI Grandparent & Grandkids Camp

Specializing in overnight camps for more than 50 years, Camp Timbers offers an opportunity for grandparents and their grandkids to unplug and reconnect with nature through various fun activities together.

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Paddleball

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Parents Night Out

Parents can get out for the night and leave the kiddos with us. The YMCA will provide the staffing and facilities for a fun filled night.

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Personal Training

Whether you’re looking for a push in the right direction, or need professional guidance on the right exercise plan, our personal trainers will provide the support you need to help you meet your health and wellness goals.

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Personal Training – Burst

Combining quick bursts of cardio and strength into a fast 30 minute workout, Burst Training is changing the game of fitness.

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Philosophy Group

You’re invited to join us once a week when the world’s current events, hot topics and mysteries take center stage as the Philosophy Group meets.

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Pickleball

Come and play Pickleball, a paddle sport for all ages and skill levels. Combines elements of badminton, tennis, and ping pong.

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Pictured Rocks Backpacking Camp

The Pictured Rocks Backpacking Trip is a 5-day, 4-night adventure, where teens hike and camp along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

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Pound: Family

Our newest group fitness class that is designed specifically for the family. 

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Pound: Rockout.Workout™

A full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant drumming. This class will strengthen and sculpt infrequently used muscles.

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Racquetball

Challenge courts on Tuesday will be for those looking to sharpen their skills in a fun game situation. Thursdays will consist of league play open to all levels.

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Robotics: Robot Battles

This LEGO® Robotics: Robot Battle curriculum is designed to introduce students to the world of building and programming basic robots. Taught by Engineering for Kids.

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Safety Around Water

A large percentage of children drown within 6-10 feet of safety. Most of these drownings happen because of lack of basic water safety knowledge and skills.

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Sailing the Straits Camp

This unique experience includes a 5-day, 4-night adventure sailing on the Retriever, a 52′ sailboat owned and operated by the Boy Scouts of America. Participants sail and sleep aboard the ship, which departs from Mackinaw City.

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School Programs – Outdoor Education

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Sharks Swim Team

The Sharks swim team is set up in three levels based on age and skill level: Mini Sharks, Jr. Sharks and Sharks. Swim team competes in both the YMCA league and Michigan Swim League.

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Specialty Time at Camp Timbers

Summer Camp Specialty time offers campers the opportunity to pursue a passion or explore an emerging interest for 2 hours daily.

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Step and Tone

This class offers a great one hour workout that includes cardio and strength training. Class consists of 30 minutes of step combinations to get your heart rate up followed by some intense upper and lower body strength conditioning.

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Step Mix

Fresh, creative patterns layered seamlessly into familiar step choreography. Smooth transitions and choreography make this a fun, exciting and challenging workout for all levels.

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Summer Program

When school’s out, let your child come to the Y for some fun, education and exercise!

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Swim Lessons

As America's favorite swim instructor and leader in water safety, we offer swim lessons for every age and skill level

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Swim Tests

Ages 3 to 12 years. Free swim assessment for all youth who are new to our swim lesson program.

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Swim with Santa

Did you know Santa swims? Join him for some splashes of fun with a photo opportunity in the Saginaw YMCA pool.

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Team Building and Specialty Groups

YMCA Camp Timbers is the perfect venue for your next team, church or business retreat! Located near West Branch, camp provides a beautiful natural setting for retreats ranging from partial day to multiple day overnight retreats.

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Teen Adventure Trips

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Teen Leadership Camp

Whether a first-time camper or a seasoned returner, all teens are invited to participate in our teen camp, the first step in our progressive leadership program.

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Total Conditioning

Timed super sets to burn fat and build endurance, boost metabolism and energy levels, plus tone and sculpt a lean fit body.

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Triathlon – Youth

Triathlon for youth up to age 12.  Age groups will race separately.

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TRX

Using the suspension of two straps, TRX is an effective way to build muscle while combining cardio with strength training.

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Upper Body Defined

A fun strength class that will use a variety of equipment and exercises to concentrate on upper body muscle groups.

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VA – MOVE! Weight Management

The MOVE! program at the Y offers weekly health sessions led and organized by VA staff.

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VA – Water Rehab

Rehabilitation groups from the VA Hospital will utilize the YMCA pools and wellness center. Groups are organized by Aleda E. Lutz Medical doctors.

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Veterans – Learning & Meal

Socialization is crucial to helping Veterans’ bodies respond to stress and prior trauma. RSVP with your family.

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Veterans Tribute Tuesdays

Every Tuesday the YMCA of Saginaw offers open access to Veterans and their immediate family. Enjoy time in the gym and pool.

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WallyBall

The name wallyball comes from a combination of the words “wall” and “volleyball.”

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Water Boot Camp

Your hair will get wet in this aquatics workout in the shallow pool combining cardio and strength components using the kickboards, body weight and water dumbbells.

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Water Walking

Simply changing your walking routine from land to water keeps it interesting, while allowing you to work different muscles as part of the exercise.

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Y Active Adult Retreat

Join us at YMCA Camp Timbers for a day of fun, friends and activity! Camp will be open exclusively for the Active Adult Retreat. Participants can expect to hike, snow shoe, ice fish and enjoy games and comradery around the campfire.

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Y Family Camps

The YMCA Camp Timbers Family Camps are weekend camping opportunities for families (with children of all ages). These weekends offer families the opportunity to experience Camp Timbers’ beautiful 300 acres however you choose.

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Y Pump

Muscle toning and strengthening using, squats, lunges, crunches, balls, bands, dumbbells, and more. You will go through a full body workout leaving no muscle groups out.

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Y Tri Challenge

Y-members train to complete a full triathlon at their leisure.

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Y Women’s Getaway Weekend

Experience the adventure of camp, connect with both friends and nature, and grow in mind, body, and spirit.

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Yoga

Taught from a Hatha foundation using instruction of various yoga disciplines consisting of physical exercises, meditation, breathing techniques and relaxation to build strength, balance and peace of mind.

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