Fitness Classes

Reach your fitness goals with the best classes in Plymouth

Group fitness classes are the ultimate fun, motivating and social way to stay fit. Research shows we burn more calories and stay more motivated when we work out together – plus, we have more fun too!

You’ll find over 40 fitness classes per week at YMCA Plymouth with a range of class types to suit everyone; from combat-style classes, to Dance fitness or Yoga. Our classes are delivered by the very best fully-qualified and experienced instructors you’ll find in Plymouth.

You can book classes for only  £6.30 individually or get unlimited classes and free gym access for only £24.99 with a membership package.

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Our Fitness Classes

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Cycle Classes

These brand new cycle classes will take your workout to the next level. We have a state-of-the-art spin studio offering one of the best indoor cycle experiences you can find in the south west. We use the highest-end Spinner® Bikes and boast an incredible sound system with LEDs & cinema-scale screen used for our immersive class THE TRIP.


An exciting cycle experience that’s perfect for both beginners and experienced spinners. You’ll be immersed in a 40-minute journey through stunning landscapes, projected on our cinema-scale screen and with colour-changing LEDs. Research shows this class makes you burn more calories for what feels like less effort. Plus, with the instructor not facing you, the room being dark and the ability to go at your own pace & resistance, it’s ideal for newcomers, or those who like to turn it up!

Daily classes Morning & Evening
Monday – Sunday



A lively, dynamic and exciting cycle class combining strength, cardio and conditioning and its great for newcomers and experienced spinners. This class is guaranteed to leave you feeling exhilarated while burning some serious calories.

Wednesday 19:00 – 19:45
Thursday 17:30 – 18:15
Friday 18:15 – 19:00

Easy Ride

A fun, low intensity cycle for the beginner or for those wanting a less intense ride, focusing on building confidence and technique on the bike.

Wednesday 16:00 – 16:45


A 30-minute High intensity
interval Training (HIIT) workout, using an indoor bike to achieve fast results. It’s a short, intense style of training where the thrill and motivation comes from pushing your physical and mental limits! This class runs using our immersive studio with an on-screen instructor from Les Mills.

Monday 17:00 – 17:30
Tuesday 17:00 – 17:30
Thursday 06:45-07:15
Friday 16:30 – 17:00

Cardio Classes

These fitness classes will get your heart rate up and have you burning calories in no time. Great for losing weight and building a strong healthy heart.

Cardio & Core

An old-skool aerobics class suitable for all levels – An energetic cardio workout that will burn calories and tone up your body.

Wednesday 09:30 – 10:15


A high-intensity cardio workout inspired by martial arts. The class is designed to improve coordination, increase your cardiovascular fitness and burn calories.

Tuesday 19:45 – 20:30
Thursday 19:30 – 20:15

Dance Fitness Classes

Get the party feeling with these fun fitness classes. Ideal for beginners and with friends!


A high-energy workout
that will reinvent the way you move and sweat! 45-minutes,10 stand-alone tracks, inspired by global dance genres and designed by dancers. It is simple to master and a great option for those who want to improve their dance skills while getting fit, or for anyone who loves to dance.

Tuesday 17:45 – 18:30
Friday 17:45 – 18:30


A fun dance-fitness class incorporating Latin and world styles of dance, creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness workout for all.

Monday 19:00 – 19:45

Strength & Conditioning Classes

These workouts will enable you to tone-up and strengthen your body, helping to develop your overall physique and health.


The original barbell class, will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body. Great music and your choice of weights inspire you to get the results you came for – and fast.

 Monday 09:30 – 10:15
 Tuesday 18:45 – 19:30
 Thursday 17:45 – 18:30
 Saturday 08:10 – 08:55

Legs, Bums & Tums

A complete body workout for new and experienced exercisers wishing to shape and tone those notoriously difficult areas.

Monday 18:00 – 18:45
Friday 09:15 – 10:00


Use your bodyweight and a range of equipment on our awesome Queenax rig in the gym. Pull, push and punch your way to fitness using monkey bars, dip bars, punch bags and more!

Monday 18:30 – 19:15
Wednesday 18:00 – 18:45
Friday 19:30 – 20:15
Sunday 10:30 – 11:15

Specialised Classes

Classes for particular goals or needs.


Get your heart pumping & fists bumping with this fun non-contact boxing workout! Using gloves and pads this high-energy workout will develop speed, strength, and agility while improving your overall fitness.

Tuesday 19:00 – 19:45


This class consists of exercises to target the ABS, back and muscles around the pelvis to give you a strong core and improve your balance and stability. 

Wednesday 17:45 – 18:30

Young At Heart

A fun filled fitness workout for the body & mind aimed at the more mature. Incorporating low-impact moves for the heart & lungs, together with a variety of exercises to improve strength,flexibility, posture and balance.

Wednesday 11:30 – 12:15


A more gentle class using functional exercises and stretching to help improve your mobility, balance & flexibility.

Tuesday 16:00 – 16:45

Total Resistance Xpress

This fun class uses TRX suspension bands on our gym rig along with gravity and body weight for a complete workout. Strengthen your core, build stability and increase your flexibility!

Tuesday 18:15 – 18:45

Thursday 18:45 – 19:15


Classes that promote your health in body, mind and spirit, delivered by expert instructors.

Align & Define

A yoga-based fitness class that is choreographed to music. It’s a combination of yoga postures that flow from one to the next. Together these improve strength & flexibility and help improve your mental wellbeing.

Wednesday 10:30 – 11:15

Barre Fitness

Get fit in a different way using ballet techniques, barre basics, conditioning, yoga and Pilates

Wednesday 19:15 – 20:00

Hatha Yoga

This class focuses on holding poses, breathing & meditation techniques with the goal of bringing about a sound, healthy body and a clear, peaceful mind.

Thursday 18:40 – 19:25


Strengthens the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing. A great way to improve muscular balance, strength and posture.

Monday 10:30 – 11:15
Monday 20:00 – 20:45
Tuesday 18:00 – 18:45

Yoga Flow

Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence. Together these improve strength & flexibility and help improve your mental wellbeing.

Wednesday 18:40-19:25

Thursday 09:00 – 09:45

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Reasons to choose group fitness at YMCA Plymouth
✓ Free Parking
✓ Experienced instructors
✓ Friendly, welcoming atmosphere
✓ Suitable for all fitness levels and beginners
✓ Membership supports charitable work in the community

Our Quality Standard

We’ve been delivering group fitness classes in Plymouth for over 30 years and ensure all our instructors hold relevant national body qualifications and are experienced in leading fitness classes. We’re proud of our ability to offer the best standard of group fitness in Plymouth at an affordable price.

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