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Aquatic Fitness · Downtown Oakland YMCA

Water fitness class provides a great muscular endurance workout. We offer different classes for different levels of participants ages 13 and up. All water fitness classes are free to facility members. Enjoy a lower impact workout in the pool with our friendly and enthusiastic instructors. Check our schedule here!


Aqua Aerobics

Work every major muscle group in this low-impact aerobic class designed to reduce stress on hips, knees, ankles and feet. No swimming skills required. Check Schedule.

Aqua Zumba

Splash your way into shape with an invigorating low-impact aquatic exercise. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba blends it all together into a workout that's cardio-conditioning, body-toning, and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. Check Schedule.

Cardio Aqua Pilates

Develop a stronger core, increase flexibility and get your heart pumping in this Pilates-based aquatic workout.Check Schedule.

Gentle Movement Aqua Aerobics 

A gentle modified version of our regular Aqua Aerobics class. Provides a low-impact aerobic workout designed to work every major muscle group. The water decreases stress on hips, knees, ankles and feet. No swimming skills required. Check Schedule.

Lap Swim  

Lap Swim is available in our 25 meter pool for adults and teens (ages 13 and up) throughout the day. During peak times, swimmers are asked to circle swim and share the lanes. Check Schedule.

Master Swim

For the advanced swimmer who is looking for a challenging lap workout. Instructors lead the group through lap sets and drills. Check Schedule.




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