August 3, 2017by Missy

Group Exercise

Which Mahaska YMCA fitness program are you going to choose? Will it be in the water or out? Do you need a beginner fitness class or something more intense? The Y does its best to make sure there’s a class size to fit all.

You can read a little more about each class below. Questions? Call the Y at 641.673.8411. To see our most current schedules click here.

Learn more about our Cargill Training Room and Queenax. Click here


  • SilverSneakers Classic & Low Intensity
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Increase range of motion for daily activities
    • Seated exercise and standing support
    • Low-impact training suitable for all levels
  • Water Aerobics & Deep Water Aerobics
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Increase range of motion for daily activities
    • Low-impact training suitable for all levels and safe for non-swimmers
    • Some stretching, cardiovascular exercises, and strength training exercise
  • Cardio Drumming
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • High energy
    • Hand eye coordination
    • Improve memory and rhythm
  • Cardio & Core
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Body weight movements
    • Core exercises
  • BODYFLOW
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • New generation of yoga
    • Tai Chi
    • Pilates

  • Weight Training
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Beginner instruction
    • Basic workouts
    • Easy-to-learn
  • Beyond the Workout
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Wellness focused
    • Nutrition basics
  • EnerCHI
    LEVEL: BASIC

    • Tai Chi
    • Qigong principles
    • Easy-to-learn
  • Spin
    LEVEL: BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE

    • This class is a group effort with a instructor leading the pace
    • Varying speeds and positions to work muscles
    • Focus on endurance
  • ┬áBODYPUMP
    LEVEL: BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE

    • Sculpt, tone and strengthen
    • Focusing on low weight loads and high repetition movements
    • Burn fat, gain strength and quickly produce lean body muscle conditioning
  • BLAST
    LEVEL: ANY LEVEL

    • Body weight movements
    • Class will combine cardio moves and strength building movements
  • Yoga
    LEVEL: ANY LEVEL

    • Flexibility
    • Balance
    • Strength
    • Relaxation


August 2, 2017by Missy

Gym Schedule

Whether it’s to shoot some baskets, allow young family members to run laps, or a riveting game of pickleball, the YMCA Gym is for any member to use. However, there are times when Y programming utilizes the gymnasium so it’s best to know the schedule ahead of time.

Schedules are subject to change so contact the Y, 641.673.8411 with any questions.