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Whether it’s just for recreation or serious competition, the Y offers safe, healthy water sports, swim lessons, and fitness classes for every age and every skill level. We are also a “safety hub” where students can learn the life-saving skills of lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, and more!

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Active Older Adult (AOA) Water Fitness

Free Membership Required 55+ View Schedule

This shallow water class will give you a complete workout including warm-up, cardio, strength, abdominal, and stretching.

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Aqua Fit

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This warm water class will focus on cardio fitness, strength, balance, and coordination. It is appropriate for beginning to moderate fitness levels.

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Aqua Gold

Free Membership Required 55+ View Schedule

This class is held in our warm instructional pool. It will focus on the needs of our Arthritis population. You will work on mobility, flexibility, range of motion, balance, and stretching.

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Arthritis

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Soothing movement in the water helps those with arthritis and other joint-related conditions.

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ASHI Basic First Aid for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12
West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

This class teaches crucial information about how to deal with emergencies like bleeding, shock, burns, strains, fractures, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, and seizures.

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ASHI CPR/AED for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21

Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12

West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge needed to provide basic life support in an emergency.

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Cardio Wave

Free Membership Required 18+ View Schedule

This class is held in the shallow end of our 50-meter pool. We have two goals in this class—get a great cardio workout and make some waves in that pool!

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Deep Challenge

Free Membership Required 18+ View Schedule

The resistance of the water will offer you opportunities to really challenge yourself to accelerate and add power to your moves. You will get a cardio and strength challenge in this class.

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Deep Water Fitness

Free Membership Required 18+ View Schedule

These classes, held in the deep portion of the pool, are a great way to get a fun cardio and abdominal workout without impact. Class is designed for intermediate to advanced level participants.

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Healthy Hinges

Free Membership Required 55+ View Schedule

Based on a program developed by the Arthritis Foundation, this class is for people with arthritis and related conditions. The warmth and soothing movement of the water helps those with arthritis feel better.

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