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Health & Wellness Programs in Alexandria, MN

Health & Wellness at the YMCA means more than simply being physically active. It's about achieving a balanced spirit, mind, and body. The Y offers a large number of programs, ensuring there's something for everyone regardless of fitness level, age, or interest. Learn a new skill, foster new relationships, and achieve your goals!

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring

Monitoring your blood pressure is a simple way to lower your risk of stroke and heart disease.

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Get Active, Feel Energized

You can recognize an EnhanceFitness class by the relaxed atmosphere and the laughter in the room. A full hour of fun, EnhanceFitness focuses on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility — everything older adults need to maintain health and function as they age.

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Fitness Challenges

Dive into a world of exhilarating fitness challenges designed to boost your motivation, enhance your fitness routine, and foster a sense of community among fellow YMCA members.

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Group Exercise

We know that healthy lifestyles are achieved through nurturing mind, body and spirit. Health, well-being and fitness at the Y is more than just working out. In addition to our group exercise classes and facilities, we provide educational programs to promote healthier decisions and offer a variety of programs that support physical, intellectual and spiritual strength. Click on the program season you are interested in to see the great health, well-being & fitness programs we offer.

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Personal Training

Train Smarter. Not Harder.

Your body is unique, and your fitness regimen should be as well. At the Y, our nationally-certified Personal Trainers can assist you in reaching your fitness and weight loss goals through one-on-one or group settings. 

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Small Group Training

Small group training combines the best training tools from a certified personal trainer with exciting 45-minute progressive workouts to help you improve cardio, strength, power and endurance for all ability levels. This approach will help you reach your fitness goals with the benefits of a personal trainer and camaraderie and support of a small group.

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Teen Orientations

This program teaches children, ages 10-13, the proper use of fitness equipment and the walking track. This is required before use of the fitness center.

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Virtual Fitness

The YMCA offers a variety of virtual workouts through Fitness On Deman and Les Mills On Demand. Virtual classes can be accessed in Studio A. Enjoy your workout on your schedule!

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Wellness Orientations

This free program is designed for individuals new to health & wellness, need a re-introduction to fitness, or who are looking for guidance with their current fitness routine. Trained wellness coaches will tour members around the wellness center, and introduce them to basic cardio and strength training equipment.

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