Taylor Family Branch YMCA
Phone: 847-888-7410
50 N. McLean Blvd. Elgin, IL 60123

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Group Fitness Classes

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Helping YOU make a commitment to YOUR health! The Taylor YMCA offers a wide variety of fitness classes for all of our members. Whether you are a health-seeker trying to get started, looking for a little motivation, or an avid exerciser, we have the classes for you! Schedule available at the Y or online. Group exercise is for ages 14 and up.


Back 2 Basics 

Get the benefits of traditional floor aerobics along with muscle strengthening and flexibility exercise. Join this class for low impact and high fun!


A mix of pilates, dance, yoga and functional training.

Boot Camp

Combine high-energy activities to increase cardiovascular endurance, agility, speed, strength and flexibility.

Cardio Blast

Add some variety to your cardio routine! This class is a mixed of traditional aerobics with a dose of strength training.

Cardio Sculpt

Cardio, muscle work and range of motion utilizing the step, bands, free weights, body weights and whatever else we can think of to keep things interesting.

Circuit Training

Features include a fun, low/mid impact, high-variety workout using the equipment in the Wellness Center.

Code Red

Challenge yourself with 45 minutes of extreme HIIT designed to push your body to the limits.

Cycle 45 

45 minutes of a calorie torching ride!

Hatha Yoga

While concentrating on physical health and mental well-being, you will place emphasis on proper alignment, deep stretching, and breathing.

Restorative Yoga

Recuperative postures are held for longer lengths of time and props are used to support a deep sense of letting go and healing spirit, mind, and body.


Mixxed Fit is a people-inspired dance fitness program that is a mix of explosive dance and boot camp toning.

Raise the Bar

Build muscle endurance and strength working all the major muscles groups using a barbell.


A mix of yoga and pilates. The core-firming benefits of pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga.

SilverSneakers I 

Strength and range of movement benefits are the focus of this class. This class offers modifications, intensity level changes and LOTS of Choreography with a chair, hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and ball. Great for adults with MS, Parkinsons, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis or balance issues.

SilverSneakers II

A more intense version of our original SilverSneakers.

SilverSneakers Yoga 

This class will focus on yoga-moves seated in chairs.

Simple Step

Low-impact class with basic footwork and lots of fun! Combines step aerobics with body toning..

Step Circuit

We are adding the cardiovascular workout of step with a strength circuit. Work the heart AND tone up.

Strength & More

With bands, hand weights, steps, and any toy we can find to help you become stronger and more powerful!


Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms in each class of calorie-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements.

Aqua Classes* 

Joyful Joints
This Aquatic program is designed especially for those persons with arthritis. It is also great for individuals beginning an exercise program, rehabilitating from surgery or minor back problems.

Aqua Circuit
Add deep water, shallow water, steps, dumb bells, tubing and flotation belts into a circuit training format and you will have one of the best workouts ever!

Deep Water
Attain muscle strength and endurance with aerobic exercise without joint impact by using a variety of resistance equipment in the deep end.

Activate your urge for variety! Splash offers fun, shallow-water movements to improve agility and flexibility while addressing cardiovascular, strength and endurance conditioning. No swimming ability is required, and a SilverSneakers kick-board or other aquatic equipment is used to improve strength, balance and coordination.

*Additional fee for aqua classes.

Monthly fee for members: Single $10. Couple $15. Family $25

Drop in fee: Member- $5     Non-member- $10


Pool Activities

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