photo of dad and son flexing muscleshealth, well-being & fitness

Because we know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit, well-being and fitness at the Y includes more than just working out. In addition to our physical fitness classes and facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength.

Whether you are just beginning your wellness journey or are an experienced and avid exerciser, we have the perfect group exercise class and helpful, knowledgeable staff ready to help you every step of the way. We offer personal training packages as well as nutrition coaching and various free health screenings throughout the year. Stop by the Wellness Center at your local branch for more details!

Find the perfect group exercise class!


Become More Active,
Energized and Empowered

EnhanceFitness, an evidence-based group exercise program, helps older adults at all levels of fitness become more active, energized, and empowered to sustain independent lives. This class focuses on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility – everything older adults need to maintain health and function as they age.

In a typical class, participants will experience:

The class will help to increase strength. People who regularly attend class grow stronger, improve balance and become more limber. It will also boost activity levels. Even the unfit will find themselves able to do the things they want to do, safely and independently. EnhanceFitness participants say they feel better physically and emotionally. It helps to elevate their mood and prevent depression. 

The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a registered 501 (c)(3) organization, Tax ID # 35-0886850, and contributions are tax deductible.