West Essex YMCA

Water Exercise

Benefits of Exercise in the Water

(some level of comfort in water recommended)

Our fitness classes provide a great low-impact workout using the natural resistance of the water with various types of equipment like noodles, barbells, dumbbells, paddles, and jogger belts.  Experience the stress-free cardiovascular conditioning in shallow or deep water with one of our certified instructors.  Working in the water helps strengthen your core and tone your entire body with minimal risk of injury.  Please let the Welcome Center know what days you will be attending:

Summer Schedule


Arthritis Foundation Exercise

(Offered September – June only)

Use the gentle resistance of the water to exercise your joints, bones, and muscles. Instructors are certified by the National Arthritis Foundation.


Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am